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Casio SynchroShot Lets You Use Up to 7 Cameras for Perfectly Synchronized Capture

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Casio has announced a new Android app called SynchroShot that lets photographers perfectly synchronize up to seven of its new Exilim EX-100PRO cameras for photos or video.
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This Guy Used a Photobooth to Capture Photos and a Video of His Proposal

A pair of high school sweethearts named Kevin and Molly got engaged this past week after being together for 7 years. To document his proposal, rather than hire a photographer or task a friend with hiding in the bushes, Kevin chose to take his unsuspecting girlfriend into a photo booth that captures both photos and video. The video above is what resulted.
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Photographer Patrick Rochon Transforms Cars into ‘Moving Light Painting Toolbrushes’

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For a new marketing campaign titled “Inspired Light,” Infiniti invited Canadian professional light painting photographer Patrick Rochon to Dubai to transform three of its cars into “moving light painting brushes.”
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external Eastman Kodak Co.’s Bankruptcy, Finally and Officially, is Over —Democrat & Chronicle

Today Kodak’s business focus is almost solely on printing-related products, services and technologies.

That bankruptcy also came at a high cost. The company spent $245.2 million on attorneys, accountants and other Chapter 11-required expenses. And while it ended 2011 with roughly 5,100 workers locally, it finished out 2013 with 2,300 due to layoffs and spinoffs. Meanwhile, the end-of-2014 headcount to be announced early next year will undoubtedly be even smaller.

 
Dec 18, 2014 · Permalink · Comment

EyeEm Unveils Version 5: Open Edit Feature Lets You See How Others Processed Their Shots

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Photosharing service EyeEm has rolled out version 5 of its popular app. The main new feature to appear is one called Open Edit, which lets you explore the edits other photographers have used on their photos.
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Want to Buy or Sell Camera Gear on Facebook? The Company is Testing Out Group-Based Selling

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eBay and Craigslist are two services photographers often turn to if they’re trying to buy or sell some used camera gear. It looks like Facebook may be gunning for a piece of that pie.

The company is testing a new feature that’s allowing some users to sell goods in Facebook groups with an official new “Sell Something” feature. The new post type creates a simple for sale listing that’s reminiscent of what you might see on Craigslist.
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My Top 10 Tips for a Brand New Photographer, From a Slightly-Not-So Brand New One

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Hello. My name’s Tom. After two years of tinkering around with DSLR photography, I believe that I may have passed an important milestone and successfully made the transition from amateur to enthusiast. I am by no means great, but I am aware of how great I’m not, which I’m told is a significant step.
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Snapchat Quietly Acquired a Company That Makes Stealthy Camera Glasses

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Reporters all over the world are digging for nuggets in documents that were leaked in Sony’s hacking. Here’s one of the interesting finds: back in March, Snapchat secretly purchased a company that builds stealthy camera glasses.
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external Best Space Pictures of 2014: A Year’s Delights Courtesy of Starry Nights —Nat Geo

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The photo editors over at National Geographic hand select 12 of the most amazing, out-of-this-world pictures taken from space this year.

 
Dec 17, 2014 · Permalink · Comment

High Megapixel Canon DSLR Will Arrive in 2015, Will Likely Cost Less Than $4,000

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Canon will be launching a new high megapixel DSLR sometime in 2015. The camera will reportedly offer a resolution of somewhere around 50 megapixels, and the body shape will not be of the EOS-1 style with a built-in vertical grip.
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