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Best Buy Has Photography Workshops Now

Photography workshops are a dime a dozen these days, but that isn't stopping a retail heavyweight from launching its own: Best Buy is now in the business of photography workshops for beginner and intermediate photographers.

Yongnuo Unveils 50mm f/1.4 II Lens, Replacing Its Canon Clone

Now that Yongnuo is more established as a third-party lens maker, the company is slowly distancing itself from the lens designs it copied from Canon lenses early on. In addition to replacing its original 50mm f/1.8 "Nifty Fifty" clone, Yongnuo is now also updating its 50mm f/1.4 clone with a new YN50mm f/1.4.

Shootlr Lets You Request Live Photos from Others

Shootlr is a new iOS and Android app that turns selfies and photo taking into a social experience that you do with friends and family. Instead of shooting and sharing selfies and snaps yourself, you can use the app to request pictures from others.

Instagram Beta Launched for Windows 10 Mobile

iOS and Android smartphones aren't the only devices in the world of Instagram anymore. Today Instagram finally launched its beta app for Windows 10 Mobile smartphones, expanding its reach in mobile photo sharing.

Samsung Unveils the Galaxy S4, A Phone with a Emphasis on Camera Tricks

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.

Canon Launches Its Own Forum to Give Canonites a Safe Place to Chill Online

Are you a Canonite who's sick of hanging out in the same forums as photographers who pledge allegiance to other brands? If so, that's kinda sad -- why can't we all just get along? -- but Canon has something new that's perfect for you. The company has just launched its own official online forum, giving photography enthusiasts a new place to "ask questions, get answers and share experiences with peers."

GoPro Unveils the Hero3: Smaller, Lighter, Faster, and 4K Resolution (Kinda)

At a special event in San Francisco tonight, GoPro launched its latest action camera: the Hero3. Compared to the Hero2 that it succeeds, the new camera is both more portable and more capable. It's 30% smaller and 25% lighter, making it great for helmet cams and attaching to random things. The image processor inside is twice as fast, allowing the camera to shoot both video and photographs at faster frame rates.