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Ring Unveils Indoor Security Camera Drone that Flies Around Your House

Yesterday, Amazon owned company Ring—the folks behind the popular Internet-connected security cams, door bells, etc.—unveiled a ... different ... kind of security camera. It's called the Always Home Cam, and it's an autonomous indoor security camera drone that can fly around patrolling your house at your behest.

Three ‘Types’ of Photographer You’ll Meet in the Wild

A clip from season three of Amazon's show The Grand Tour is making the rounds among photographers today, and for good reason. In just 2 minutes of comedy, the show managed to capture three of the main photographer "types" you're likely to run into in the real world.

Amazon Let a Fraudster Keep My Sony a7R IV and Refunded Him $2,900

I am an amateur photographer, and I’ve sold cameras non-professionally on Amazon for over eight years as I’ve upgraded. That trend comes to an end with my most recent transaction. In December, I sold a mint-in-box Sony a7R 4, and the buyer used a combination of social engineering and ambiguity to not only end up with the camera, but also the money he paid me.

That Camera Bundle on Amazon May Be Gear That Was Returned

Here's a 16-minute report by CNBC that looks into how Amazon returns work. At the 14:39 mark, there's an interesting tidbit that you may not have known: when you see third-party camera bundles on Amazon with a body, lens, and/or accessories, many of those items may have been previously returned.

This Browser Extension Shows if Books on Amazon Are at Your Local Library

Want to learn photography from some good ol' physical books? Before clicking the Checkout button on Amazon or other online bookstores, you might want to check out the handy browser extension called Library Extension. It adds a box to Amazon book listings to show you if that book is available for free at your local library.