Photography

Here are the best selfie cameras on the market, according to DxOMark

Julian Chokkatu/Digital Trends DxOMark Image Labs tests and ranks cameras and smartphones — and now, front-facing cameras too. On Tuesday, January 22, DxOMark announced the new Selfie scoring category, ranking a smartphone’s front-facing camera. The new category comes with the first dozen smartphones scored in the category, a list that’s headed up by the Google […]

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Get your photos on billboards with Apple’s 2019 ‘Shot on iPhone’ program

The “Shot on iPhone” program has long been aimed at showcasing some of the best photos that can be captured by the iPhone, and Apple is continuing that program into 2019. The company published a blog encouraging users to share the best photos they have taken on the iPhone. Entries will be accepted from now […]

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REI drops prices on the GoPro Hero 7 action camera by $50

With photography and video becoming so prevalent in our everyday life, action cameras have become a great way to capture some of the coolest moments along the way. Whether you’re biking, surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, skydiving, or just doing some sweet tricks, you’re probably going to need more than just a smartphone or digital camera to […]

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Photography news: Careful, self-driving cars can ruin your camera sensor

Gannon Burgett/Digital Trends Afraid of missing out on the latest photo industry news while you’re out, well, actually taking pictures? Photography News of the Week is all the news you might have missed this week, published on the weekends. Alongside the biggest stories of the week, like Nikon’s new budget zooms, the new Fujifilm 100-200mm […]

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Sony a6400

The Sony a6400 ($ 899.99, body only) isn’t the sexiest, flashiest camera to come from the brand in recent years—most of the buzz comes from the company’s full-frame line. But not everyone wants or needs a big sensor. The APS-C format delivers a solid balance of size, image quality, and depth of field control, and […]

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Olympus teases a new OM-D camera geared toward sports photography

[embedded content] 2018 was a quiet year for Olympus, but the Micro Four Thirds company will start 2019 with the launch of what appears to be a high-end camera geared toward sports photographers. Olympus released a teaser video for an unnamed OM-D camera with a launch date of January 24. The 18-second teaser reveals little […]

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How to get Photoshop for free

If you’re here, you’re probably searching for an easy way to use Photoshop for free. That’s getting harder to find: Whether you’re editing a fantastic meme or trying to get professional work done for a client, Photoshop is almost entirely a subscription service these days, and the old methods of using a past version of […]

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Sony’s new 3D tech push isn’t for TVs — it’s for our phones

Sony’s IMX586 camera and a 3D sensor on the back of the Honor View 20 smartphone. Andy Boxall/Digital Trends Sony is hyping up 3D technology. We know what you’re thinking — the last time we were told 3D would change our lives, the powers that be were mistaken. However, this time things could be different, […]

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True vision: An interview with celebrity photographer Matthew Jordan Smith

Matthew Jordan Smith Photographer Matthew Jordan Smith spends his time photographing celebrities, beauty, and fashion — but his start was a little less glamorous. Developing film in the bathroom with a camera gifted by his father, Smith quickly fell in love with the art form and launched a career after working as a photo assistant […]

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We took our seven favorite smartphones to Japan for the ultimate camera shootout

Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends Smartphone photography isn’t just getting better, it’s getting smarter too. In 2018, we saw smartphone makers tackle low-light photography, an area where these cameras have historically struggled. Some sought solutions through hardware, others through software and artificial intelligence. Regardless of the approach, the results are impressive, with 2018’s smartphones offering some of […]

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The best point-and-shoot cameras you can buy

David Elrich/Digital Trends The best digital camera for you isn’t necessarily an expensive hunk of metal and an accompanying backpack of lenses — it might be something as simple as a point-and-shoot. The term describes an all-in-one pocket camera with a fixed lens that’s easy to use, but it could also include larger “superzoom” cameras or […]

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What is depth of field? The secret to perfect backgrounds

Daven Mathies/Digital Trends One key attribute of image quality that helps DSLRs and mirrorless cameras stand out is depth of field control, and shallow depth of field is such a good look that smartphones are trying to imitate it using dual lenses and computational photography. But what really is depth of field, and how do […]

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Instagram accidentally wrecks the news feed by pushing out a tap-to-navigate test

An Instagram test temporarily created a news feed that felt more like Stories, much to the frustration of users. On Thursday, December 27, Instagram users shared the outrage at a re-designed news feed that requires users to tap through posts — similar to Stories — instead of scrolling through the feed. Instagram says the feature […]