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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.

Amazon Lists $550 Sony Lens for $250… But Gives Buyers $20 Instead

Amazon sparked a frenzy on Prime Day back in July after it accidentally listed a wide range of cameras and lenses -- some worth over $13,000 apiece -- for $94.48 each. While we've heard of strange pricing errors before, what's crazy is that Amazon honored the orders and buyers actually received tens of thousands of gear for hundreds of dollars. But it seems Amazon's generosity (or oversight) was limited to its Prime Day festivities...

Amazon is Bringing One-Day Shipping to Prime Members

Retailers are already having problems competing against Amazon's free two-day shipping for its Prime members, but now the retail juggernaut is planning to cut that standard shipping time in half. That's right: Amazon is planning to offer free default one-day shipping as a Prime perk.

Beware: Amazon Still Sells Counterfeit Memory Cards

Photographer and Nikon Ambassador Charmi Patel Peña ordered four $60 128GB SanDisk SDXC memory cards from Amazon last month. Things seemed fine... until the cards started constantly stopping her camera. Peña then examined the cards more closely and realized that all of the cards were counterfeit.

Amazon Has a Book on ‘How to Seduce Women Through Photography’

Famous photographer Terry Richardson was just banned by top fashion magazines this week after years of being accused of sexual harassment by models. Now there's a book being sold on Amazon that photographers are speaking out about. It's titled: An Introduction to Camera Game: How to Seduce Women Through Photography.