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Flickr Marketplace image licensing program shuttered - Flickr Marketplace, the property’s image licensing service, is being shuttered, with the company citing feedback about subpar service as the reason. Per the email being sent to existing Marketplace licensing program users, the full shutdown will take place over the next few months, with appropriate royalties still being paid out to contributors during that time.  Flickr confirmed to TechCrunch that the email is legitimate. In it, the co...
Flickr Marketplace, the property’s image licensing service, is being shuttered, with the company citing feedback about subpar service as the reason. Read more
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Teardown reveals Sony image sensors in iPhone 7 - Patent and technology consultancy Chipworks has published its iPhone 7 teardown and reveals that front and rear image sensors on the new Apple models are supplied by market leader Sony. This is not too much of a surprise as earlier iPhone models used Sony sensors as well. In its report Chipworks doesn't say which exact sensor model has been deployed in the rear camera but we know the 12MP chip uses the Exmor RS technology platform, a Bayer R...
A teardown reveals that both cameras in Apple's iPhone 7 use Exmor RS sensors that are supplied by Sony. Read more
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Photokina 2016: Olympus E-M1 Mark II overview video - With the Mark II version, Olympus' new flagship comes with some big improvements despite remaining relatively compact. Between its impressive speed, autofocus system and video capabilities, almost every core specification has been bumped up a notch (or three). We sat down with Olympus' Eric Gensel to go through some of those changes in more detail, from continuous shooting (and what its mechanical shutter sounds like at 15 fps) to just h...
The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II is a much more significant update than the name might suggest. It's built for speed, and has been totally overhauled on the inside while remaining compact on the outside. Find out more in our overview video, featuring Olympus' Eric Gensel. Read more
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Phottix introduces Canon RT version of its battery-powered Indra500 TTL studio flash head
Flash and accessory manufacturer Phottix has announced a new version of its Indra500 studio head that has a built-in TTL radio receiver for Canon’s RT flash system. Read more
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Photokina 2016: Canon EOS M5 quick look video - The Canon EOS M5 launches the M line of mirrorless cameras into greater significance than ever before. With abundant external controls, a mature touchscreen interface and extremely impressive Dual Pixel autofocus, it's a camera we can't help but like, even if we wish it had turned up to the mirrorless party a little earlier. And sure, it may not have headline features like 4K or high frame rate video, but Canon clearly knows how to make a came...
With almost all of the functionality of an EOS 80D but at a fraction of the size and weight, the EOS M5 is Canon's most significant Photokina announcement, and is a camera we can't help but like. We've stopped by the Canon booth for a closer look. Read more
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Throwback Thursday: Photokina's greatest hits - Photokina's Greatest Hits Every two years, all eyes in the photography world are focused on Cologne, Germany for the biennial Photokina tradeshow. The first Photokina was in 1950, and it moved into the giant Koelnmesse convention hall 16 years later. DPReview has been going to the show since 2000 and in this edition of Throwback Thursday, we'll take a look back at some of the most interesting things Phil Askey and the growing DPR team saw in C...
Every two years, all eyes in the photography world are focused on Cologne, Germany for the biennial Photokina tradeshow. DPReview has been attending the show since 2000, and in this article, we'll take a look back at some of the most interesting cameras we've seen there. Read more
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Leica and Huawei to create joint R&D center - Leica's Dr. Andreas Kaufmann with Ren Zhengfei, founder of HUAWEI Camera manufacturer Leica and telecom brand Huawei have announced they are to create a research and development center so they can jointly work on optical and software systems. The Max Berek Innovation Lab will be established at Leica’s headquarters in Wetzlar, Germany, and will build on the relationship the two companies formed while producing the Huawei P9 and P9 Plus smartphone...
Camera manufacturer Leica and telecom brand Huawei have announced they are to create a research and development center so they can jointly work on optical and software systems. Read more
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Kúla Bebe is a 3D lens attachment for your smartphone - Icelandic company Kúla is showing a pre-production version of its Bebe smartphone lens attachment at its Photokina booth. The Kúla Bebe allows for the capture of stereoscopic 3D images with any smartphone camera. It attaches to the device via a plastic clip and uses high-quality mirrors the capture the right and left eye view of your 3D image at the same time. Output images can be viewed on an included paper 3D stereoviewer that works ...
The Kúla Bebe converts any smartphone into a 3D camera and comes with a 3D viewer in the box. Read more
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Instagram officially launches 'save draft' feature - Instagram has finally launched a ‘save draft’ feature following months of testing. With the feature, a post-in-progress can be saved as a draft when the user hits the back button, making it available for continued edits and eventual posting later on. Such functionality is common on many platforms, including Twitter, and has been requested by Instagram users for years. Saving a draft is simple. Once the post creation process has started (a...
After months of testing, Instagram has launched a 'save as draft' feature. Learn more
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Blackmagic Design shows off Video Assist monitor/recorders - We dropped in on indie/pro video camera and grading software maker, Blackmagic Design and were impressed by their Video Assist monitor/recorders. Alongside demos of various cameras (which now range from Micro Four Thirds mount drone-ready cameras up to the PL-mount, 4.6K global shutter Super 35 URSA) and the latest version of its DaVinci Resolve grading software, Blackmagic Design has a display of its Video Assist models. The Vide...
We dropped in on indie/pro video camera and grading software maker, Blackmagic Design and were impressed by their Video Assist monitor/recorders. Read more
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the 4.6k isn't global shutter, FYI. It was supposed to be...but isn't unless you are telling me that they finally brought it back as a firmware. I couldn't find a press release about it though.
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Photokina 2016: Talking medium format mirrorless with Fujifilm
Fujifilm's GFX 50S is getting a lot of attention at this year's Photokina tradeshow. We sat down with Toshihisa Iida, of Fujifilm to learn more about the new camera . Read more
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In your face Hasselblad X1D, way you go Fuji, bravo..!
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Photokina 2016: Hands-on with Hasselblad X1D - Photokina 2016: Hands-on with Hasselblad X1D The star of Hasselblad's booth at Photokina is the X1D - a compact, mirrorless medium-format camera with a 50MP sensor. Announced earlier this year, the X1D has yet to to start shipping, and the Swedish company's booth was thronged with photographers eager to get their hands on the new camera. Photokina 2016: Hands-on with Hasselblad X1D Weighing just 750g without a lens, one of the main selling poin...
The star of Hasselblad's booth at Photokina is the X1D - a compact, mirrorless medium-format camera with a 50MP sensor. Take a look
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