CES 2016 has seen a number of high profile launches, and device confirmations already, and now jumping into the mix is the Chinese Smartphone maker, Oppo, which in its latest official communications has invited the media, and its partners to a launch event on the 28th of this month. Keeping in mind how Oppo conducts its business, this press event could well see the Chinese company bring to the market its much awaited Oppo F1.
Teasing the media, and fanboys alike, the company tweeted,”Attention photography lovers! Something exciting is coming your way. Stay tuned.” The phone is rumoured to come equipped with an above par 13 Megapixel snapper, with ‘Phase [...]
In another of its firsts, OnePlus has now launched a photography app called Reflexion. It has been released as an inspiration of OnePlus X, celebrating OnePlus’ latest device.
“Inspired by our latest device, Reflexion…easy-to-use photography app that explores contrasts and harmony in everyday moments. Capture your world, express your unique personality and share it with those you care about,” says the company.
The app is available for download on both iOS and Android devices. Basically, what the app does is take two photographs, one from the front camera, the other from the rear camera, and it stitches them together in an X-pattern on [...]
It all started with a desire to capture a moment, to freeze it in time and space -to get back to when the heart thus desired once again. And that is how, ladies and gentlemen, the thought of the first photograph, even though that’s not what it was called yet, came to be. The thought led to efforts which led to results and one fine day, humans had discovered a way to record memories, which they eventually chose to call photography.
However, cameras came into existence much before photography. It all started with the camera obscura -a Latin term which translates into ‘dark room’.
It was the very first device that led to photography [...]
Point-and-shoot cameras have become somewhat of a relic in the smartphone age. Not that you don’t spot the occasional DSLR user around some touristy place, but the charm of it all seems to have been lost. Why would you go for a bulky camera when companies like Samsung and Apple give you some of the best quality cameras right in your smartphone? Well, there’s a company called Light, a photography startup that is looking to bring back the magic of point-and-shoot cameras, with a twist.
Light has devised a way of turning a point-and-shoot camera into something you don’t see too often. The company has crammed 16 cameras into one body. This quirky idea will be [...]
Have you ever felt that the pictures you take of popular places around you have been photographed to no end? You go to a beautiful location and you’re ready to take pictures to upload on Instagram and Pinterest, but you look around and find everyone else doing the same thing – taking pictures from generic positions and angles.
Well, what if we told you that there is a camera that pushes you to take new and innovative pictures of popular locations and won’t let you click them from angles that are too common? This is exactly what a German designer Philipp Schmitt has developed. Schmitt has created a concept camera called, Camera Restricta, that stops you from [...]
Apple started the ‘Shot on iPhone 6’ ad campaign earlier this year and filled billboards with photographs shot with the phone. The campaign was only restricted to still pictures but Apple has now added videos to it too. The purpose of this promotional act is to showcase the camera capability of the device. The company’s microsite titled ‘World Gallery’ stores all photos and videos exclusively shot on the iPhone 6. Here you can take a look at the photos and video submissions to Apple by users from across the globe.
But we will not just ask you to browse through those breathtaking pictures and videos but also help you understand how to take [...]
National Geographic has announced the commencement of its yearly traveler photo contest. Anyone who has traveled places just for the zeal of photography can make their submission in the contest. The last date for entries is June 30.
The bar of competition is really high this time. Photographers have waited long to capture the perfect shot, and their submissions narrate a story of utmost patience. The winner of the contest will win an eight-day National Geographic photo expedition for two to Costa Rico and Panama Canal.
Here’s a glimpse of stunning pictures that capture the devotion of [...]
These days digital cameras are found in a variety of other gadgets – including cell phones. In fact Camera Phones are one of the fastest growing segments of the digital camera market and with the improvements in the quality of what is being offered in some phones (higher megapixels, better lenses, high capacity storage) some believe that they are beginning to win market share away from the low end offerings of many digital camera manufacturers.
So keeping that in mind, we present to you some basic tips to improve the quality of images that you click from your cell phone.1. Stand Still
If the Nikon D600 is a bit much for you , then you might want to look at Nikon D5200 a new entry level DSLR. Replacing the D5100, the new Nikon D5200 comes with several upgrades such as a new 24.1-megapixel sensor, Expeed 3 image processor and a new 39-point AF system.
The Nikon D5200 offers a 39-point AF system for smarter focusing and tracking of moving subjects (compared to the 11-point module on the D5100), a 2,016-pixel RGB metering sensor ( D5100 judged exposure based on just 420 pixels), and a new Expeed 3 processor that permits up to five shots per second (D5100 had 4 fps).
One of the Main [...]
Panasonic has teased, teased and teased its new G series camera, to finally launch it with interesting specs. The Micro-Four Thirds almost as bis as a DSLRs and loaded with features including dust- and splash-proof magnesium alloy body, you’ll find a 16.05-megapixel Live Mos sensor with 200 to 12,800 ISO natively with extension from 125 to 25,600. Alos in the mix is the Panasonic’s latest Venus engine, with 6 FPS burst shooting (20 in 4-megapixel mode).
Video is a major feature for Panasonic’s big baby, You’ll be able to [...]
Successor to the critically acclaimed XZ-1, the new Olympus XZ-2 adds a whole set of features that will make it the envy of competition brands. Starting with a 12.3-megapixel backlit CMOS sensor, a 28-112mm (eq.) f/1.8-2.5 Zuiko Digital lens and customisable controls that make it easier and faster for photographers to get exactly the shot they want.
It also has touch-sensitive tilt screen, the same TruePic VI image processor used in the OM-D E-M5 compact system camera, Full HD movie recording and Eye-Fi/FlashAir compatibility for sharing images directly on your social network..Another bonus for seasoned photographers [...]
Olympus has introduces the new PEN E-PL5 and E-PM2 in Cologne at Photokina 2012, only progressive updates to already-existing lines, but there are some notable new features packed into these tiny bodies. Both models, announced today, offer nearly identical specifications, with notable differences on the form-factor front.
Just like its predecessor, the E-PL5 has an articulating screen and a small, all-metal body. Specs include16.1-megapixel High-Speed Live MOS sensor TruePic VI image processor from the OM-D E-M5 Maximum ISO setting of 25,600. 460,000 dot, 3-inch touchscreen 1080i video and an 8fps continuous [...]