Just a few years ago, Flash websites were all the rage. Now, Flash is a dying technology due to its inefficiency across the board. But, despite being less relevant than ever and incompatible amongst a plethora of devices and platforms, some photographers still insist on having a flash website to show off their work.
Thus, in an effort to ensure that the use of outdated technologies is diminished, Google is now passive-aggressively calling out Flash websites before visitors even click on the link.
The consumer end of underwater photography is tricky. The pros have expensive underwater housings for their expensive DSLRs, but consumers are stuck with semi-affordable compacts that suffer from some glaring limitations, among them the ability to zoom.
Speculations abound over the highly anticipated iPhone 6, which continues Apple’s tradition of secrecy before its release. However Chinese site Digi-wo.com has taken a stab at the new features with a report of a new 13-megapixel Sony camera sensor in the upcoming phone.
Phantom, the company behind some insane high-speed cameras has announced their new flagship camera, the Phantom v2511. Bumping up the specs across the board from their current flagship device, this beast manages to pack in up to 25,600 frames per second at 1280 x 800 resolution (just over 720p).
The possibilities for photography are endless. That’s the thought that crossed our minds earlier today when we stumbled across Vantablack, the new ‘darkest material on the planet.’
Created by UK-based Surrey NanoSystems, this nanotube material is designed to reflect back as little radiation as possible… and it’s darn good at its job. According to Surrey, the material absorbs 99.96% of all the light that touches it. Read more…
A group of researchers from MIT want your next lighting rig to be autonomous and airborne. Set to be on display this August at the Symposium on Computational Aesthetics in Graphics, Visualization and Imaging, they’ve actually developed a drone that automatically and dynamically lights a subject (living or otherwise) for a photographer while he or she focuses on getting the shot. Read more…