While hype around its folding phone continues, Samsung has also acquired patent approval for another, different type of characteristic: a “multi-face display,” wrapping around both sides of the phone. The feature would allow both the phone user and their subject(s) to see what the image looks like while taking pictures.
Despite their previous camera being largely trashed by critics upon its release last year, Yashica has returned to crowdfunding site Kickstarter. Unbothered by the negative press, the company has announced plans to launch three new film cameras alongside two new films.
Last year, a federal court in Virginia caused an outcry amongst the photography community after ruling it “fair use” for an image to be used for commercial purposes without permission from its’ photographer. However, the controversial decision has now been reversed by an appeals court.
In a Facebook Newsroom post, the company announced that both Facebook and Instagram have filed a lawsuit against a company and related individuals for selling "fake engagement services to Instagram users." The lawsuit is an escalation in the ongoing battle against fake followers and likes.
2019 certainly seems to the year for f/0.95 standard lenses. Shortly after fans were teased with Nikon’s Noctilux at the CP+ event in Japan, bokeh geeks (bokeeks?) were treated with an announcement from Zenit, and now Chinese lens maker ZY Optics has launched the Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 Mark III for Sony E, Canon RF, and Nikon Z mounts.
Musician Justin Bieber is facing a lawsuit filed by a photographer he accidentally hit with his truck in 2017. The paparazzo had been trying to take pictures of Bieber leaving Church and, despite first defending the singer, now says he suffers with “permanent disability.”
How many of you have ever been to a national park or hiking trail only to find people disregarding the rules and trails all in pursuit of an ever better selfie or photo for Instagram? Then check out this Instagram account that's getting traction right now for calling out those very people and their bad behavior.
It’s well known that many Instagram influencers will do anything — including buying fake followers — in order to increase their appeal to potential brands for partnership. Now photographer Trey Ratcliff is exposing the “cunning tricks” used to do so, proving how easy it is to have companies pay you for sponsored posts.
Today is a good day for many Sony shooters because it will feel like getting a new camera in some ways. Real-time Eye AF, Real-time Eye AF for Animals, and Time-Lapse Interval Shooting have arrived to the Sony a7R III and a7 III mirrorless cameras in firmware update 3.0.