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Nikon confirms 36.3 megapixel D800, we go hands-on

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Thirty six megapixels. That's the native resolution of Nikon's long-awaited FX-format digital SLR. The D800 was designed with all professional photographers in mind, but with 36.3-megapixel captures (yes, that also means 36.3 megapixels in RAW, or 15.4 in DX format), the Japanese camera maker's latest DSLR output is likely...
Nikon confirms 36.3 megapixel D800, we go hands-on

Kodak to stop making cameras

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Famous photographic name, which is in bankruptcy protection in the US, will now focus on inkjet printers and photoboothsKodak, the company that pioneered home photography, is to give up making cameras after more than 110 years.The company, whose little yellow film boxes could once be found throughout the world, said...
Kodak to stop making cameras

Nikon D800 hands-on preview (video)

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For full-frame DSLR enthusiasts who can't quite afford the almighty D4, Nikon is introducing the 36-megapixel D800 and D800E. This all-new DSLR succeeds the D700 as the more affordable full-frame option for professional photographers, with its E-appended model adjusting its low-pass filter so as to let more light in...
Nikon D800 hands-on preview (video)

Nikon D800 studio samples posted, noisier than 5D Mark III at ISO 25,600

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Nikon faced some backlash following the announcement of its D800 DSLR, due both to the camera's potentially excessive 36.3-megapixel resolution and its relatively limited top sensitivity of ISO 25,600. Then, less than one month later, Canon revealed its own mid-range full-frame cam -- the 5D Mark III -- with...
Nikon D800 studio samples posted, noisier than 5D Mark III at ISO 25,600

The battle for your mobile photos and the image brokers trying to get you paid

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By now through mainstream and alternative news organisations, most of us are accustomed to seeing user-generated content (UGC) images or photographs that have been taken by non-professional photographers, often created with a mobile phone. Along with the emergence of this source of video and stills photography is the rise of...
The battle for your mobile photos and the image brokers trying to get you paid

Lightroom 4 Now Available as Part of Creative Cloud

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I’m pleased to announce the availability of Lightroom 4 as part of Creative Cloud. We’re excited to get Lightroom, our end-to-end solution for both amateur and professional photographers, into the hands of Creative Cloud customers who want to bring out the best from their photographs. Lightroom will help you organize, perfect,...
Lightroom 4 Now Available as Part of Creative Cloud

Facebook Photos Now Shown In 4X Bigger High Resolution and Can Be Viewed Fullscreen

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Starting today Facebook is allowing Chrome and Firefox users to ditch the black background and comments sidebar that surround photos and view them fullscreen. It also now shows photos at maximum resolution, which can be up to 4X bigger on large displays. Facebook has improved the sRGB color profile of...
Facebook Photos Now Shown In 4X Bigger High Resolution and Can Be Viewed Fullscreen
Instacanvas unveils online art gallery for Instagram photogs

500px’s Terms Of Service Are Kind Of Awesome

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Your access to and use of the Site may be interrupted from time to time as a result of equipment malfunction, updating, maintenance or repair of the Site or any other reason within or outside the control of the company. The company reserves the right to suspend or discontinue the...
500px’s Terms Of Service Are Kind Of Awesome
Google’s secret weapon for social: your photos
Nikon announces 800mm f/5.6 super-telephoto lens, its longest ever with autofocus

9 Photo Filter Apps to Enhance Your Mobile Photography

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With the advent of the smartphone, photography has fundamentally changed. While professional photographers will scoff at the masses and their apps, some great art is being created through smartphones. Mobile developers are rushing to meet the demand, and photo filter apps are a hot commodity right now, especially after Facebook...
9 Photo Filter Apps to Enhance Your Mobile Photography

Yahoo's image searches beautify with Getty partnership

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The search engine revamps the quality of its image and video searches with some help from Getty's professional photographers. [Read more]...
Yahoo's image searches beautify with Getty partnership

How Important Is Attribution In Copyright Issues?

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Many, many people think that attribution is a key part of copyright law, but in the US it's really not a part of the law at all (with a few tiny, nearly meaningless exceptions). Attribution issues may come up in situations of plagiarism, but they have little do with copyright...
How Important Is Attribution In Copyright Issues?
Bradley Horowitz on Google+: 'we are building a product for humanity'

500px Snapped Up Recommendation Engine Algo Anywhere For $2 Million In Cash And Stock

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500px, the Toronto-based startup that powers a super-slick photo sharing site, announced today that it has made its first acquisition with the purchase of Algo Anywhere, a startup also based in Toronto that specializes in recommendation algorithms. The pricetag was some $2 million, which came in a mix of cash...
500px Snapped Up Recommendation Engine Algo Anywhere For $2 Million In Cash And Stock
Yahoo partners with Getty Images, enhances image and video search

Wacom intros Intuos5 multi-touch tablet range with HUD

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Wacom has launched the latest iteration of its professional pen tablet range, the Intuos5 series. The creative tablets are aimed at professional photographers, designers and artists as a method of fine input for applications including Photoshop. The new Intuos5 series includes multi-touch support, Express View heads-up display software that shows...
Wacom intros Intuos5 multi-touch tablet range with HUD

This Tiny Feature Could Be The One Thing That Keeps Pinterest From Getting Sued For Massive Copyright Infringement

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When adding an image to Pinterest, an online image-sharing network, you're required to enter a caption. This tiny attention to detail from Pinterest's developers could be the thing that keeps them from getting their butts sued off for copyright infringement, according to Itai Maytal, an associate at New York law...
This Tiny Feature Could Be The One Thing That Keeps Pinterest From Getting Sued For Massive Copyright Infringement

A Photographer Used Instagram To Take These Stunning Portraits Of The Yankees

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One of the annual traditions of spring training is Photo Day, when players throw on their uniforms and pose for professional photographers. But when it came to shooting the Yankees, one photographer, Nick Laham, added a strange twist: he did his photoshoot in a bathroom, with his iPhone, and...
A Photographer Used Instagram To Take These Stunning Portraits Of The Yankees
VSCO Cam iOS App Makes Pro Pics a Reality for the Rest of Us

An Epic(Mix) Day on the Slopes in Colorado

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The activity of skiing goes back a long way in human history. Wikipedia tells me that there are cave drawings dating back to about 5,000 BC, depicting people on skis. And peces of wood, thought to have been used as primitive skis used for transportation and to help hunt...
An Epic(Mix) Day on the Slopes in Colorado

The Most Popular Camera Used on Flickr? The iPhone.

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(Image: apple.com) Flickr just released its quarterly stats report, which reveals a few fun facts. Did you know that there are now 7.2 billion photos on Flickr, with users uploading 2,500 new photos a minute? Did you know that there are 228,207,499 Creative Commons-licensed photos on Flickr? Most interesting, though,...
The Most Popular Camera Used on Flickr? The iPhone.

User Experience Vision For Startups

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Editor’s note: This guest post is written by Uzi Shmilovici, CEO and founder of Future Simple, the company behind Base—a simple CRM for small businesses. Welcome to 1889. The field of photography was just changed forever. Up until recently, the process of taking and developing photos was expensive and cumbersome....
User Experience Vision For Startups

Nokia releases a commercial shot entirely with the 808 PureView (video)

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Nokia's released a new commercial that it says is shot entirely using an 808 PureView. Whilst it's clear the company's hired a coterie of models, professional photographers and a world-class lighting rig, it's still a great indication of what the technology can do in the right hands. Head on...
Nokia releases a commercial shot entirely with the 808 PureView (video)

Spare a Flickr of sympathy for professional photographers

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Spare a Flickr of sympathy for professional photographers

Win A Brand New Canon 1DMKIV – Body Only

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It’s the single most expensive camera I’ve ever given away on Twitter. A Canon 1D MK IV, worth $4999. I am doing it again, with the help of @WHCCPro. Here are the basics but PLEASE read all the rules. 1. You must be 18 years or older to enter...
Win A Brand New Canon 1DMKIV – Body Only

Facebook tests photo viewer designs

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Facebook is testing a new way to display photos that puts captions and comments to the right of the image rather than below. The new format takes advantage of horizontal space so that photos can be presented larger and the information and conversation are still visible, instead of forcing users...
Facebook tests photo viewer designs

The Opportunity to Learn

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In my post, A Perfect Dichotomy, I highlighted an interesting situation: designers are facing being undercut by very inexpensive labor because business people are quite often happy with “good enough” design. What I learned from the post was that designers are passionate. I learned that business people believe in...
The Opportunity to Learn

An Ecosystem Is Born: Animoto Opens Up API

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We’re big fans of Animoto, a website that lets you easily create photo and video slideshows matched to music. The site is constantly innovating its nifty product, most recently adding an iPhone app and the ability to incorporate video. For those not familiar with Animoto, the startup basically allows...
An Ecosystem Is Born: Animoto Opens Up API
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