cameras
Olympus SH-1: High End Image Stabilisation in a Point and Shoot

The Olympus SH-1 seems at first like any other compact point and shoot camera with a long zoom. But it includes a signature feature usually found in the company's interchangable-lens bodies: 5-axis on-sensor image stabilisation. Read More >>

humour
10 Ways to Annoy Photography Snobs

We all have DSLR-toting friends who are incredibly precious about their art. Here are ten way to irritate the hell out of your photography-snob buddies. Read More >>

cameras
A Microscopic Lens-Free Image Sensor Could Turn Anything Into a Camera

This tiny piece of glass may not look like much, but in fact its surface is cleverly etched to capture light, and it contains a small chip to process the incident light. Yep, it's a tiny camera that could provide any object—however small—with the means of capturing images. Read More >>

design
24 Hour Surveillance is Just Fine When the Cameras are This Adorable

With revelations that the GCHQ pretty much has complete access to our online lives, there's been a recent spike in public concern over surveillance. However, in the real world it's hard to be upset about security cameras always staring down at you when they look like adorable woodland and jungle creatures. Awwww, there goes my privacy. Read More >>

phones
Inside the New HTC One Duo Camera: A Whole New Way to Shoot

There's been a tonne of speculation about the HTC One M8's strange new camera. With one large lens on the back and a slightly smaller one just above it, no one quite knew what to think. Is it just a 3D camera? Is one telephoto and one wide? Is it a light field camera like the Lytro? None of the above. Read More >>

android
Android Smartphones Can Finally Get Predator Vision as Well

Earlier in the year, FLIR got us all hot and bothered by revealing a thermal vision smartphone case that could actually see our excitement. Unfortunately it's only for iPhone users, and won't be available until the early summer. But Android fans will have the last laugh with their own thermal imaging add-on—the Therm-App—that's already available (sorta). Read More >>

photography
This Hasselblad Camera Gets Snapped Up at Auction for Over £500,000

The Hasselblad 500 is perhaps one of the coolest film cameras you could ever own, and this one—which has been to the moon and back—is even cooler. Which perhaps explains why it just sold for €660,000 (£550,820). Read More >>

cameras
Panasonic Has a 4K Action Camera and it is Rather Strange

Panasonic has officially announced the HX-A500 wearable action camera, the real-world version of the prototype we saw back at CES. It's dustproof, waterproof down to three metres, and it straps to your head like some weird kind of Universal Soldier head piece. Read More >>

cameras
Samsung NX Mini: A Tiny New Camera System for the Selfie Generation

Samsung's new interchangeable-lens camera system focuses on good looks, small size, and connectivity. Oh, and selfies. It's called the NX Mini, and it will hit the shelves in April. Read More >>

photography
900 Megapixel Portraits Turn the Human Face Into a Crazy Landscape

We've seen stitched together "gigapixel" photos made of a billion pixels before, but they tend to be reserved for huge landscapes. Photographer Daniel Boschung has taken absurdly high resolution methodology and applied it to a much smaller area: the human face. Read More >>

cameras
Nikon 1 V3: A Pricey Mirrorless Camera That Acts Like a Point-and-Shoot

Here's Nikon's new top interchangeable-lens compact. The Nikon 1 V3 is a mirrorless camera that hopes to stand out from the crowd by being simpler than the rest. Read More >>

cities
London Trialling "Intelligent" Pedestrian Crossings to Protect Dawdling Tourists

Transport for London has announced a plan to launch a new form of pedestrian crossing in the city, with the Pedestrian Split Cycle Offset Optimisation Technique using cameras to count how many people are waiting to cross and adjusting its timings accordingly. Read More >>

phones
Oppo Kicks Off New Smartphone Megapixel War With 50MP Find 7 Tease

The 41MP Nokia 808 PureView was thought to be a line in the sand for the cameraphone. After years of incremental improvements, Nokia leapt ahead of the competition with a handset that was more camera than phone. Keen to make headway in the west, China's Oppo looks to outdo even the PureView, teasing a 50MP Find 7 phone. Read More >>

cars
Nissan's Smart Rearview Mirror Isn't Blinded by Passengers or Cargo

Have you ever been hesitant to over-pack a vehicle with luggage or passengers because it would obscure the sightline for your rearview mirror? Nissan's Smart rearview mirror solves that problem by alternately displaying a live video feed from a camera mounted on the back of the vehicle. Read More >>

cameras
Fujifilm X-T1 Review: Feast for the Eyes, Frustration for the Fingers

Fuji's new top-of-the-line mirrorless camera is packed with functionality, aiming to smash through the shortcomings of its popular-but-imperfect X series line. The X-T1 has plenty of power, but can't help tripping over its own feet.
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wtf
BBC News Presenter Falls into Oblivion in Live Camera Error

BBC Look North presenter Caroline Bilton sank out of sight live on air, as some sort of camera problem made it look as if her chair had fallen down a hole. The error was blamed on a "technical hitch," with co-presenter Leanne Brown doing a great job of not laughing at the bizarre spatial balls-up. [Metro] Read More >>

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