Olympus E-PL7: Great Imaging Guts, Now With a Slick Selfie Redesign

Olympus interchangeable-lens cameras are some of the best out there, and that doesn't change with the new Pen E-PL7. As with the E-PL5, you get amazing imaging tech crammed inside a very small body. What's surprising is that the redesigned selfie-friendly LCD screen—usually an eye-roller feature—is so well-conceived… » 8/28/14 1:46am Yesterday 1:46am

The Overgrown, Disused Railway That Still Runs Around Paris

Paris has a lot of history embedded in its sprawling urban grid, which has seen thousands of years of structural change. But even though space is at a premium, there are still spots that have evaded development and slowly drifted into obscurity. When photographer Pierre Folk was new to the city, he happened upon… » 8/26/14 11:00am Tuesday 11:00am

Fujifilm X30: Fuji's Tiny Retro Cam Gets a Real Electronic Viewfinder

Three years ago, two Fujifilm digital compacts, the X100 and X10, helped spark a new trend in cameras by melding classic, long-retired design with new technology. Amongst the innovations on the fancy X100: A combination LCD and optical viewfinder, which gave you both a taste of the old glass-and-film rangefinder… » 8/26/14 9:40am Tuesday 9:40am

Panasonic Lumix GH4 Review: 4K For the Rest of Us

While ultra high definition video—you know it better as 4K—has been making steady inroads among the pro ranks for years, it hasn't yet hit with the masses. The Panasonic Lumix GH4 wants to prove that the ability to capture 4K video is something every shooter needs, whether they own an 85-inch 4K TV or not. » 8/22/14 12:33pm 8/22/14 12:33pm

These Aerial Beach Photos Were Shot While Dangling from a Helicopter

Antoine Rose shoots photographs from the air. He shoots them hanging off the edge of a helicopter thousands of feet above ground—in wind, in subzero temperatures, in the dark. But sometimes the conditions are just right for a day at the beach, and Rose captures these surreal, candy-colored images of the sand and… » 8/20/14 5:27pm 8/20/14 5:27pm

​Sony RX100 III Review: The Best Pocket Point-and-Shoot (For a Price)

For the last few years, Sony's RX100 point-and-shoot camera line has been king of the compact mountain. With the latest version, the RX100 III, Sony aims to build on the previous little powerhouses by zeroing in on the features people want — and eliminating those they don't. » 8/18/14 2:22pm 8/18/14 2:22pm

The Absurd Joy Of Waterslides Is Captured In These Perfectly Timed Shots

Picture it: You're barreling through a person-sized tube with your swimsuit on and a ton of water whooshing along, until all of a sudden… WHEEE! You're spit out like a rag doll before plunging into a chlorinated pool. Krista Long has spent many a warm afternoon capturing that action in a series she's called "I Love… » 8/15/14 8:23pm 8/15/14 8:23pm

Microsoft's Newest Trick Turns Ordinary Cameras Into Baby Kinects

Depth cameras aren't new technology, but shrinking them down to the size of a smartphone so that it can see in 3D the way a Kinect can remains a challenge. New work by researchers at Microsoft illustrates how any old smartphone could be used to sense 3D space. » 8/14/14 3:20pm 8/14/14 3:20pm

This Algorithm Can Change the Season and Weather In Your Photos

One time I drove five hours out of my way on a road trip to Monument Valley, only to be devastated when I arrived. Instead of the bright red buttes I'd envisioned against a clear blue sky, a gray haze had settled into the valley, rendering the landscape flat and lifeless. My photographs could have been saved by a new… » 8/08/14 12:20pm 8/08/14 12:20pm

Free Photo Editing Software Lets You Manipulate Objects in 3D

Impressive as they may be, Photoshop tricks are a little bit trite. But what if those same sorts of mind-bending manipulations came to life in 3D, allowing you to change the story of a photograph? Well, a new photo editing tool from some of the nation's top computer scientists lets you do just that. The best part is,… » 8/06/14 10:13am 8/06/14 10:13am

This New Super 8 Camera Captures Nostalgia In a Flash

Super 8 broke onto the scene as an entry-level option for every backyard filmmaker of the 1960s and 70s. However, it soon fell into film format purgatory when digital film spread throughout both the professional and amateur market as a more dominant preference. And after a long hibernation, it might be making a… » 8/01/14 6:13pm 8/01/14 6:13pm

Google's Photo Service Might Finally Escape Google+

After Google just announced that it would be dropping the Google+ requirement for business videoconferencing this week, the search giant is planning to set loose its (fantastic) photo service, according to Bloomberg. If/when it does, you'll be able to take advantage of this pretty handy photo tool without any unwanted… » 8/01/14 5:34pm 8/01/14 5:34pm

Movidius' New Vision Processor Could Make Future Smartphone Cameras Dope

You might remember Movidius as one of the key companies that enable the 3D mapping powers of Google's Project Tango phone. Today, the company is announcing the second generation of its vision processor, which has the potential to enables a slew of everyday camera enhancements for future smartphones. » 7/30/14 9:04am 7/30/14 9:04am