Posts Tagged ‘phone’

This Adapter Will Turn Your Phone Into an Uber-Cheap Medium Format Digital Back

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A proper digital back for medium format cameras can easily set you back thousands of dollars, but a new company called Badass Cameras is hoping to disrupt that. The company says it’s building an adapter that will let you use your smartphone as an uber-cheap digital back for your camera.
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Nokia Announces the Lumia 1020, a Very Camera-Like 41MP Smartphone

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After months of rumors about an “EOS camera,” Nokia has finally announced its new Lumia 1020 photo-centric smartphone, a device that fuses serious camera functionality with the concept of a phone.
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Video: Mechanical Shutter Spotted on the Nokia ‘EOS’ Phone

A mysterious tech blog called Vizileaks appeared on the web yesterday and stirred up some excitement in the tech world by claiming to have gotten its hands on a Nokia “EOS” smartphone. The site’s “hands-on mini review” of the device features a number of photos and one video (shown above) that shows that the device features a mechanical shutter.
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Nokia Teases Next Lumia’s Photo Powers, Shows Large Lens and Serious Flash

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Last Friday, Nokia launched its new Lumia 928 smartphone that has a strong emphasis on photography. The device features PureView technology, optical image stabilization, a Carl Zeiss lens, and a xenon flash.

It was exciting news for photo-lovin’ Nokia fans, but sit tight: there’s more to come. Nokia will reportedly have a major launch event tomorrow to unveil a phone that has some serious photography chops.
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My Hospital Eye or: How I Started to Love iPhoneography

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Professional photographers using their smartphones is just a fad, I thought, but it all came to me sooner than I expected. Some 3 weeks ago I was diagnosed with central serous retinopathy in my left eye and was hospitalised for 3 days. In the process, I finally discovered smartphone photography!
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Upcoming Nokia ‘EOS’ Phone May Pack a 41-Megapixel Camera and Quad-Core

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Hey Canon: get ready to have your toes stepped on. Nokia is reportedly prepping two new flagship smartphones for launch, and the two devices are rumored to have ‘EOS’ branding and a huge focus on high-quality photography.
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Cyber-shot Branding May Return to Sony Phones Alongside Serious Specs

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Sony has used its “Cyber-shot” brand for digital cameras since 1996, and from 2008 to 2009 the company also slapped the brand on its Sony Ericsson camera phones. Now, with the smartphone industry investing heavily in camera technologies, Sony may soon be reintroducing the brand to its Xperia smartphones in order to compete against other photo-focused phones.
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Google Patent Changes Camera Settings Based on Local Weather

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Google takes photos pretty seriously. In addition to schmoozing the photography community earlier this week by releasing the entire Nik collection of plugins for only $150, the company also promised to make the cameras in their phones “insanely great.” And a recent patent shows one of the ways Google may go about doing that. Read more…

Give Your DSLR a Brain by Connecting an Android Phone

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Here’s a walkthrough of how I hooked up my Android phone to my DSLR. Why did I do this? Because of Dropbox, social media, quick editing for the web, an intervalometer, macro/low-angle photography, an external LCD screen for video, Wi-Fi, and more.
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Samsung Unveils the Galaxy S4, A Phone with a Emphasis on Camera Tricks

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At a launch event in NYC last night, Samsung unveiled its latest flagship smartphone: the Galaxy S4. It’s a phone that looks remarkably similar to its predecessor, and one that is heavily geared toward photography. Having just launched a smartphone-style compact camera, the Galaxy Camera, Samsung appears to have stuffed many of the same technologies and features inside this latest smartphone.
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