Agile Camera Daypack with Lifetime Warranty Raises $250K+ in 24hrs

A new camera bag is turning heads after it attracted over $250,000 in crowdfunding in just its first day on Kickstarter. It’s called the WANDRD DUO Daypack, and it’s a dawn-to-dusk bag for photographers and others who are “looking to elevate the way they carry their daily gear.” WANDRD knows a thing or two about […] Continue reading Agile Camera Daypack with Lifetime Warranty Raises $250K+ in 24hrs

This AI Can ‘Bring a Person to Life’ from a Single Still Photo

Researchers have created an AI that can animate a human subject from a single still photograph, “bringing them to life” by making them walk, run, sit, or jump out of a photo in 3D. “Photo Wake-Up: 3D Character Animation from a Single Photo” is the new paper describing the technology advancements made by the computer […] Continue reading This AI Can ‘Bring a Person to Life’ from a Single Still Photo

Has Social Media Turned Photography Into a Contest With No Closing Date?

Being a photographer used to be pretty simple. You had a camera, you had a subject you liked photographing, and you used to go out with your camera and photograph the subject you liked. And apart from perhaps showing off the occasional print at the local camera club to a group of like-minded tragics, that’s […] Continue reading Has Social Media Turned Photography Into a Contest With No Closing Date?

Canon: Here’s Why RF Lenses Can Be Better Than EF Lenses

Canon made this 4.5-minute video explaining the technology of its new RF lens mount for full-frame mirrorless cameras and its strengths over conventional (e.g. EF) lens mounts. “[W]hat makes these lenses so outstanding?” Canon writes. “This video introduces the innovative features of RF lenses that open up new possibilities in photographic expression.” Canon says that […] Continue reading Canon: Here’s Why RF Lenses Can Be Better Than EF Lenses

Turtle Wears GoPro, Captures Exciting Pond Life

Kyle Naegeli, AKA The Fish Whisperer, recently strapped a GoPro camera to the back of a turtle and let it go inside a small pond. As the 4-minute video above shows, some fascinating turtle’s-eye views of the world resulted. “In this video I strap a GoPro to a red eared slider turtle and then he […] Continue reading Turtle Wears GoPro, Captures Exciting Pond Life