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The DJI Pocket 2 Gets Upgraded Sensor, Lens and Features

DJI's second generation of the Osmo Pocket is now called the Pocket 2 and brings performance upgrades along with the new name to the tiny stabilized 4K camera. As the name suggests, it's pocket-sized in physical dimensions, but DJI promises big performance despite that.

Using a Mobile Phone Camera Sensor with a Nikon F DSLR Lens

I always tell people that the problem with phone cameras is the lenses. This isn't a thesis that is easy to test because you can't swap the lens on a phone without destroying it. But now the Raspberry Pi has a camera module that's basically a phone camera sensor. It's also easy to get an Raspberry Pi camera module with a C mount so you can easily change lenses.

I also own a Nikon DSLR camera for which I have a few lenses, so I bought a C mount to F mount (Nikon) lens adapter so I can use the big DSLR lenses with the Raspberry Pi camera

Camera+ Turns Two, Comments on the Many Acquisition Offers It’s Turned Down

While celebrating its second birthday yesterday, the extremely popular camera app Camera+ revealed that it has sold over 8 million copies since its inception. The question that followed this announcement, naturally, is why hasn't the app gone the way of Instagram and been bought out for massive amounts of money yet. After all, unlike Instagram, Camera+ is a paid app that has made a profit; wouldn't that make it even more appealing to the big guys? Well it has, but Camera+'s determination to remain "fiercely independent" has had the higher-ups shutting down even those companies with deep enough pockets to make a tempting offer.