Articles Written by Michael Zhang

Sony Rumored to Be Working on an 8K Mirrorless Full Frame Camera That Will Arrive by 2016

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The phrase “megapixel war” has been thrown around for quite some time now, but could we be seeing the beginnings of a “K war”? Sony is rumored to be working on a mirrorless full frame camera that captures footage at a staggering 8K resolution.
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This Poster Shows Over 200 Cameras from Between 1839 and 2014

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In early 2013, we shared a print by Pop Chart Lab that showed 100 landmark cameras from the history of photography. Now, the online shop is one-upping itself by releasing a new poster showing over 200 cameras from between 1839 and 2014.
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Here’s What You Can Capture with a Camera Drone in a Major Airport

Drone’s aren’t allowed within a 5-mile radius of medium-to-large-sized airports in the United States. As a result, the Internet isn’t exactly teeming with photographs or videos taken from a drone’s perspective above those areas.

The video above offers a look at what you’d be able to capture if you were allowed to fly your camera drone around in a large airport. It was made in Mexico.
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Warning: Fly Your Camera Drone Near a Big Sports Stadium, Go to Jail

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Earlier this year, we shared an interactive map showing where you aren’t allowed to fly camera drones. The list is generally pretty simple: national parks, military bases, and 5 miles around major airports.

Here’s another item to add to that list: major sport stadiums.
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A Durable DIY Remote Shutter Release Inspired by Mechanical Keyboards

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British photographer and graphic designer Jake Howe recently began using a mechanical keyboard, and soon afterward he began wondering whether the same sturdy design could be used for a remote shutter release for his camera.

After some tinkering, Howe ended up making a sturdy and functional remote that features a one-of-a-kind design and a super sturdy build.
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Famous Album Cover Photos Uncropped to Reveal ‘The Bigger Picture’

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What if many of iconic photos featured on famous album covers were actually cropped from much stranger images? That’s the idea behind “The Bigger Picture,” a humorous set of manipulated photographs imagining the “original context” of album cover photos.
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VSCO Launches Film 06: Emulate the Look of Pushed, Pulled, and Cross Processed Film

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VSCO has announced the sixth film emulation pack for its VSCO Film lineup. Called VSCO Film 06, the new set is dubbed the Alternative Process Collection and features a wide range of push, pull, and cross processed looks.
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Google Ordered to Pay Woman After Capturing Her Cleavage with Street View Cameras

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A Canadian judge has ordered Google to pay a Montreal woman for the violation of her privacy after she found an embarrassing photograph of herself on Google Street View. Google’s automated cameras had captured the woman sitting on her doorstep, leaning forward with a portion of her cleavage exposed.
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$41,395. That’s How Much Brikk’s 24K Gold Nikon Df Will Cost You

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Back in mid-September, we reported that luxury gadget company Brikk was planning to release a gold covered Nikon Df camera. The camera is now official with more photos and more details.
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A Look Into Google’s Impressive HDR+ Feature for Its Latest Nexus Phone Cameras

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Google’s Nexus 5 and 6 smartphones have a new Camera app feature called HDR+. This mode uses fancy computational photography tricks to help you capture better photos in situations with uneven lighting or low amounts of light.

In a post published to the Google Research blog this past week, researchers behind the new feature offer a peek at the inner workings.
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