Posts Tagged ‘samsung’

Samsung Working on Overlay Feature to Help Strangers Snap Better Shots of You

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Asking a stranger to snap a photograph of you is a risky proposition. If the person has no concept of basic photography concepts and techniques, the resulting photographs may be completely different than what you had hoped for — and you’re too embarrassed to ask for another photo (so you wait for that person to leave and for a new one to walk by).

Samsung wants to help solve this problem: they’re working on a camera feature that helps guide photo-inept strangers in snapping the shot you want.
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BTS: Chase Jarvis Literally Gets to Make His Dream a Reality for a Samsung Ad

Photographer Chase Jarvis has a recurring dream in which he is floating in a sea of vividly colored clouds (don’t we all?). So when Samsung came to him with a bunch of money and instructions to do whatever he wanted just as long as it highlighted the color capabilities of the company’s Series 9 monitors, he decided to make his dreams come true — literally.

His only demand from Samsung was that the company let him create an epic behind the scenes video that showed how his team brought the whole thing together. Read more…

Samsung May be Working on an Alternate Galaxy S4 With a Much Nicer Camera

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 hasn’t even made it into the hands of everyone who wants it, and yet there’s already a rumor going around that the company is working on a different version geared more towards smartphone photographers with an eye for quality. Read more…

Low-Light Video Shootout Pits the Lumia 928 Against the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3

Nokia recently announced its new Lumia 928: a 8.7-megapixel PureView, Carl Zeiss, OIS-toting replacement for the already impressive Lumia 920 that will do its best to blow away the rest of the market in terms of image and video quality.

But in case words aren’t enough, Nokia has also released the above video comparing the low-light video capability of the new Lumia with that of the Samsung Galaxy S3 and the iPhone 5. Read more…

Samsung Sorry for Using Photographer’s Nikon Photo in Advertisement

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Samsung found itself in an embarrassing copyright infringement controversy earlier today after the company published a street photographer’s work without permission as an advertisement on its Facebook page. It wasn’t just the unauthorized use of the image that was embarrassing; here’s the kicker: the photograph was actually shot using a Nikon camera.
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Samsung NX2000 is a $650 Touchscreen Mirrorless Camera with Wi-Fi

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Samsung today announced its new NX2000 mirrorless camera, a system camera that features a large sensor, a touchscreen, and wireless connectivity. This is the camera that was leaked by an FCC filing a couple of weeks ago, and which people thought might be Android-powered (it’s not).
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Samsung NX2000 Surfaces in FCC Filing, May Sport Tizen Operating System

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Samsung only has a couple of weeks before the rumored “sometime between January and April 2013″ timeframe for an NX2000 “smart” ILC release runs out, and just on schedule, a FCC filing with a top and front schematic of the camera has come to light. Read more…

Android-Powered Samsung NX Spotted in Leaked Photograph?

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Samsung is a pioneering the smartcamera market with its Android-powered Galaxy Camera, and the company may soon be introducing the “smart” concept to its mirrorless cameras.
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WiFi-Only Samsung Galaxy Camera Set to Arrive Later This Month for $450

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Samsung did a lot to advance the idea of a “smartcamera” late last year by announcing the Galaxy Camera — an Android-powered compact camera that looks and feels more like a giant smartphone than an traditional point-and-shoot. However, some smiles turned to frowns when people learned that it would be sold through mobile carriers such as AT&T with 3G or 4G data plans.

If you’re one of the frowning photographers, get ready to turn it back into a smile: Samsung has announced the pricing and availability of the new WiFi-only version that it unveiled back in February.
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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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