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Could This 5.4-Megapixel, 0.61-inch MicroOLED Replace Optical Viewfinders? [Displays]

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For purist photographers, there is no alternative to the optical viewfinder. Current LED screens are, by comparison, like looking though the bottom of a bottle. But could this tiny, high-res display change that? More »...
Could This 5.4-Megapixel, 0.61-inch MicroOLED Replace Optical Viewfinders? [Displays]

8 billion photos later, Flickr finally gets a new look

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Following the launch of its new iPhone app, which had gone without an update for almost a year, Yahoo has continued its Flickr revamp by rolling out a revamped design for its Flickr.com website by introducing a new “simplified navigation bar” and an overhauled Explore page. Flickr says the new...
8 billion photos later, Flickr finally gets a new look
Lumu Is A Digital Light Meter For Photographers That Plugs Into Your iPhone & Tells You What Camera Settings To Use
Kickstarter Project Adds Canon L-Series Level Environment Protection To Any DSLR Lens
How Time used Instagram for fast, beautiful Hurricane Sandy coverage

Twitter releases photo filters

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Twitter announced Monday that it was stepping into the photo-sharing business with a new editing tool that allows mobile photographers to enhance, crop and apply filters to their snaps. It's a direct shot against Instagram -- formerly a close Twitter partner. The two companies have hit a rough patch since...
Twitter releases photo filters

Google Maps Mixes Search Results with Ads

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Google Maps has a new feature for business owners in the US: "for just $25 per month, businesses in select cities can make their listings stand out on Google.com and Google Maps with Tags". Google allows businesses to add yellow markers on the map and to promote their websites. The...
Google Maps Mixes Search Results with Ads

Hipstamatic expands Snap, its iPad Magazine, to the iPhone and Web in search of more readers

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Since debuting on the iPad back in May, Snap, a mobile photography magazine created by Instagram competitor Hipstamatic, is launching on the iPhone and Web to expand its potential readership. As we previously explained, Snap isn’t just a giant gallery of vintage-inspired images; it’s a monthly culture and lifestyle magazine that explores artists,...
Hipstamatic expands Snap, its iPad Magazine, to the iPhone and Web in search of more readers

Apple Effectively Doubled The Price Of An iPad Accessory Photographers Love (AAPL)

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Something doesn't sit well with the new pricing on Apple's camera-to-iPad adapters. When Apple's old 30-pin connector was the iPad standard, customers could buy a Camera Connection Kit for $29. It included two adapters, one for USB cables and one for SD cards, so that you could immediately pull photos...
Apple Effectively Doubled The Price Of An iPad Accessory Photographers Love (AAPL)

Pinterest's Cofounder: We're Still Trying To Figure Out Copyright Laws

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Pinterest co-founder Ben Silbermann responded to a lawyer who removed some of her pinboards out of fear of copyright infringement. In a new blog post, the lawyer named "Kristen," said Silbermann was still trying to figure out an effective solution to avoid copyright infringement on the site. Silbermann said "some...
Pinterest's Cofounder: We're Still Trying To Figure Out Copyright Laws

LG outs Pocket Photo mobile picture printer, says it's the smallest of its kind

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Hankering for an instant photo solution without the vintage Polaroid look? LG's Pocket Photo, which measures up at approximately 2.8- x 4.7- x 0.9-inches and is touted as the world's smallest mobile picture printer, might fit the bill. Images are slung from smartphones to the Optimus Vu-sized hardware via...
LG outs Pocket Photo mobile picture printer, says it's the smallest of its kind

Fledging storytelling app Backspaces passes 50k users and 90k stories, refines Web presence

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After launching back in August, Backspaces, an iPhone app for telling stories using just photos and text, has passed 50,000 users and 90,000 stories. The service received a considerable boost during Instagram’s terms of service debacle, and has since taken on an interesting, reflective role in the mobile sharing space. In short, Backspaces...
Fledging storytelling app Backspaces passes 50k users and 90k stories, refines Web presence
Lover.ly Gets To Know Users, Vendors Better With New Features: My Style And My Portfolios

Canon announces EOS-1D X release date

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After many months of waiting, it seems photographers can buy the EOS-1D X next week. Good luck finding one, though. [Read more]...
Canon announces EOS-1D X release date

Discovery's last voyage as seen from below

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Thousands of space enthusiasts and photographers train their lenses on NASA's oldest surviving orbiter as it descends on its new home near Washington, D.C. Here, just a few of our favorite shots. [Read more]...
Discovery's last voyage as seen from below

Photographers All Over Google Buzz

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Creative Commons Photo: Photographing the Photographer taken by Naixn So, are you using Google Buzz yet?  Are you looking to get your fix of images and interact with some photographers rather than get the typical tech mumbo jumbo? After Thomas Hawk announced that he would start sharing his favorite...
Photographers All Over Google Buzz

Adobe releases Creative Suite 5 bundles

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Adobe has released the final versions of its Creative Suite 5 software bundles that include Photoshop CS5. The five bundles contain various tools selected for use at different levels of print, web and video design and editing. Many of these tools, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier and After Effects are...
Adobe releases Creative Suite 5 bundles
Apple Invented A Tripod For Your iPad (AAPL)

Marksta app - fighting for photography copyright

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Multimedia photojournalist John D McHugh discusses his new Marksta app, which adds watermarks to photographs before they are shared on social mediaAs a photojournalist, I tell stories with images. It's a simple concept. I work very hard, and make many personal sacrifices, to tell these stories. They have often been...
Marksta app - fighting for photography copyright

Playboy's New iPhone App Is Literally 'Just For The Articles'

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For decades, men have insisted that they only read Playboy "for the articles." The magazine's new iPhone app is putting that claim to the test. The scandalous magazine's new app is all articles, no nudity. "As the on-the-go extension of the Playboy brand, our new app brings the best of...
Playboy's New iPhone App Is Literally 'Just For The Articles'
Exploring Chernobyl through the lens of a camera

Nikon Updates Its Photo-Sharing With Image Space Site For The Instagram Era

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Nikon is one of the biggest names in photography, but until now its efforts at creating an online photo sharing service have flopped. Will this time be different? Nikon has announced a new free website called Nikon Image Space, designed to present and share the photographs of owners of...
Nikon Updates Its Photo-Sharing With Image Space Site For The Instagram Era

Gadgetwise Blog: An Olympian Camera Bag, Now for Mortals

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The Lowepro Flipside 500 AW camera bag had only been available to 1,200 pro photographers at the 2010 Winter Olympics. Now you can own one for $250....
Gadgetwise Blog: An Olympian Camera Bag, Now for Mortals

Lexar announces its first XQD memory cards

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Photographers using the newer high-end flash memory format now have another supplier besides Sony for the cards. Also: a big, fast SDXC card for a big, fat price. [Read more]...
Lexar announces its first XQD memory cards

Adolfo Farsari – The Man Who Shot Old Japan

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Adolfo Farsari was quite a character.  An Italian who emmigrated to the USA with the sole intention of fighting in the Civil War (he was a fervent abolitionist) he eventually arrived in Japan.  He was one of the few foreign photographers allowed to set up shop there in 1880s....
Adolfo Farsari – The Man Who Shot Old Japan

Android apps make Nikon's Coolpix S800c a smarter digital camera

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You can’t call Nikon’s newest digital camera a smartphone, but it does run Google Android and includes built-in radios for Wi-Fi and GPS. About the only thing missing from the Coolpix S800c is cellular voice calling, or else it could be considered a smartphone: One with a 16 megapixel camera...
Android apps make Nikon's Coolpix S800c a smarter digital camera

Apple’s attention to detail and its extension into ‘iPad in Business’ case studies

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You would expect that when Apple reached out to businesses to learn more about how they used iPads and create case studies around them, it would do so with the incredible level of detail it employs in all other areas of its operations. And you’d be right. The company recently...
Apple’s attention to detail and its extension into ‘iPad in Business’ case studies

Light-Field Camera Maker Lytro Expands Into Stores in U.S. and Internationally

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Lytro, the maker of a new kind of camera that can refocus after a picture is taken, said Tuesday that it will, for the first time, start selling the camera via other retailers. The company had been selling the $400 camera exclusively via its Web site, but will start selling...
Light-Field Camera Maker Lytro Expands Into Stores in U.S. and Internationally
Seattle snapshots: Northern Lights visible late Monday

BookBook arrives for iPad mini, delivers a novella-sized tablet disguise

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If Twelve South's BookBook for iPad is War and Peace, its new BookBook for iPad mini case is The Old Man and the Sea: a lot smaller, but no less appreciated. The black, brown or red shell protects Apple's tiny tablet with real leather in much the same way...
BookBook arrives for iPad mini, delivers a novella-sized tablet disguise
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