The Light L16 52 Megapixel Camera is a Step Closer to RealityLight has reportedly arranged $30 Million in funding for its new 52 megapixel multi-aperture computational camera, the Light L16. The latest round of funding is majorly from GV (Google’s investment wing). It appears that the revolutionary new camera, widely considered to be the next big thing after Leica popularized the 35mm camera back in 1920's, is slowly but surely becoming a reality. Ironically, the biggest thing since could very well become the killer of the biggest thing thus far. Read more...
Winners of the 3rd Annual International Drone Photography Contest AnnouncedDronestagr.am holds the annual International Drone Photography Contest, an annual extravaganza which celebrates drone photography and photographers around the world. Sponsored by the likes of National Geographic, 3D Robotics and Go Pro, it accepts entries under several categories. The categories for this year were Travel, Adventure Sports and Nature – Wildlife. Read more...
Huawei Passes Image by 5D Mark III as Shot by P9, ApologizesThere is only one rule in advertising. It is not all right when you imply something in your marketing messages which you know to be incorrect. In other words, it is not OK to lie. This is something that the Chinese electronics giant Huawei learnt the hard way. Huawei is trying to promote its P9 smartphone. The P9 is arguably, one of the most anticipated phones to have been launched recently, because of its dual-camera system which was co-developed with Leica. Both the cameras are 12 megapixel. However, while one shoots in color the other shoots in monochrome. It is said that this unique system produces a far greater contrast than is possible with traditional single camera systems. Ok. So much for information about the phone and its cameras. What the problem has been is to do wit the marketing messages. In a recent post on their Google+ page Huawei published a photo which they captioned, Read more...
We knew this was going to happen. The mirrorless medium format segment do sound a mouth-watering prospect from both the selling and the customer points of view. It is hard to deny this segment, now that the X1D has garnered so much attention. Things are only going to be competitive from here on. No sooner than the Hasselblad X1D was announced, rumor mills are abuzz with the chime that Fuji is working on a medium format mirrorless design of their own. Read more...
Life for a celebrity can be tough. It is a constant struggle trying to maintain a border line between what is personal space and privacy and how much to accommodate for ones fans. A celebs life is almost always going to be punctuated by remorseless paparazzi trying to get an image at every possible moment. It is a cat and mouse game that celebs hate playing but have to at most times. To avoid them celebs employ innovative methods. But mostly it revolves around hiding their faces and making a quick getaway hoping nobody noticed. That predicament and backfoot game may no longer be necessary, now that the Ishu is here. Read more...