Monthly Archives: August 2013

Red Bull Illume action photo contest winners take the stage on Hong Kong’s Avenue of Stars

Last April, we mentioned Red Bull's Illume contest in our coverage of the company's incredibly cool wakeboarding-and-light-painting photo shoot. Red Bull Illume is an action and adventure-themed photo contest that takes place every three years, and the latest round of … Continue reading

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Firmware Friday: Nikon fixes camera power-on issues; Panasonic improves Wi-Fi for Apple Macs

Apologies for the tardiness of our weekly Firmware Friday update today. A few technical issues mean we're a few hours later than planned in getting the article online, but we're back running on all cylinders now. This week, we have … Continue reading

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Slow-mo video booths, coming soon to a wedding near you! (VIDEO)

    In the eternal war of one-upmanship that is the wedding-industrial complex, everyone wants their wedding to be the most unique and special thing ever imagined. And every photographer who has worked a wedding knows that that applies to … Continue reading

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National Geographic and Nokia team up to photograph the Grand Canyon with a Lumia 1020

    The Nokai Lumia 1020 launched to much excitement earlier this year, thanks to its large 41-megapixel sensor. Nokia has been doing a big push on marketing its smartphone as a camera for taking excellent photos, and it has … Continue reading

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Camera Deals of the Day: Sony NEX-5R kit $450, Canon PowerShot G1 X $509, Pentax 50-135mm f/2.8 lens bundle $997 and more!

    Happy Friday! We've got a long weekend coming up (it's Labor Day on Monday for the U.S. and Canada), and hopefully everyone can take time to go out and take some photos. To help you get in the … Continue reading

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Flickr wants to be your all-in-one photo hub, updates iPhone app to make it happen

Yahoo, parent company of Flickr, clearly has big plans for its photo sharing service. The company has been making some pretty radical changes over the last few months, including revamping its site, boosting storage to a whopping terabyte free for each … Continue reading

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Clever Nero Trigger uses light, sound, or anything you can imagine to trip your camera’s shutter

Snap quiz: What do lightning striking, balloons bursting, and skittish animals have in common? If you guessed that you'd need quick reflexes to get a picture of them, you hit the nail squarely on the head. A new product called … Continue reading

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