Latest Update Shows ONE INSTANT Peel Apart Film Could be Great!

Anyone who has backed the ONE INSTANT Kickstarter project and have been keeping tabs at the updates must be brimming with excitement now. They've just dropped the latest on the production prototyping so far -- it's a success, and as they say, the devil is in the details! It's amazing to see them so close to finally "hacking" the peel-apart instant film system, and they have the "latest (and greatest) tests" to prove it!

Weve Updated Our Sony a7r III Review to Include Animal Eye AF Tests

With the new Sony a7r III firmware 3. 0 update, photographers are getting a pretty significant boost to their camera's performance. A lot of this boost has to do with autofocus algorithms and what the Sony a7r III is now capable of with Animal Eye AF and the AI database that has been transplanted into the Sony a7r III.

UPDATED Gallery: Fujifilm X-T30 (RAW Image Edits)

We previously published ourFujifilm XT30 first impressions with SOOC JPEG images; but we've since then updated it with RAW File sample edits. This is the fastest that Capture One has created support for a new camera.

Adobe Updates Photo Ecosystem: LR CC Gets HDR, Pano, TAT, and More

Adobe just released its February 2019 update for its photography ecosystem, adding a little something to each of its photo-editing apps across platforms. Enhance Details The big feature in this update is the Sensei-powdered Enhance Details feature found in Adobe Camera RAW, Lightroom Classic CC, and Lightroom CC for both Mac and Windows. “The new […]

Latest Aurora HDR Update Features AI-Powered Quantum HDR Engine

If you're doing a lot of HDR for your landscape or architectural photography projects, the latest version of Skylum Software's Aurora HDR program could pique your interest. Pre-orders are now open for the Aurora HDR 2019, offered at $89 for new users and a limited time special price of $49 for current users who would like to upgrade.

Flickr Rolls Out a Fresh Look to its Galleries

Heads up, Flickr users! The platform has recently revamped its galleries, so you might want to take a look what has changed if you haven't been around making galleries of your favorite works by your favorite creatives.

Ferrania Fixes Major Factory Issues, Secures In-House Production of P30 Film

"Normally, when we are quiet it's because we are very busy. This time the opposite is true," Ferrania began in their latest update, referring to the factory being non-functional since February. There, they briefly mention the hardships that have halted their production -- but also, more importantly, that they've already fixed the problems and can now continuously produce the P30 film.

Apple MacBook Pro Updated: 8th-Gen Intel CPUs, More RAM, Pro Features

Apple just announced updates to its MacBook Pro lineup with faster performance and new features geared toward pro users. The latest 13-inch and 15-inch laptops feature 8th-generation Intel Core processors — up to 6 cores on the 15-inch (delivering 70% faster performance) and 4 cores on the 13-inch (for 2x faster performance). RAM can now […]

Apple MacBook Pro Updated: 8th-Gen Intel CPUs, 32GB RAM, 4TB SSD

Apple just announced updates to its MacBook Pro lineup with faster performance and new features geared toward pro users. The latest 13-inch and 15-inch laptops feature 8th-generation Intel Core processors — up to 6 cores on the 15-inch (delivering 70% faster performance) and 4 cores on the 13-inch (for 2x faster performance). RAM can now […]

Capture One 11.01 Brings Fujifilm X-E3 Support and Lots of Bug Fixes

Phase One has just updated their RAW processing software Capture One to version 11.01 which adds support for the Fujifilm X-E3 as well as support for 8 new lenses from Olympus and Leica. Beyond that, the update was focused on fixing a lot of the bugs that users had experienced since updating to the major update release of version 11.0.

An Update to the Ricoh GR II: Will There Ever Be a New Ricoh GR III?

The updated Ricoh GR III could potentially be nothing more than just a myth, but it still stands as a fact that the Ricoh GR II is a popular choice for many street photographers. This isn't to be confused with the older iteration of this camera which Eric Kim reviewed for us years ago.

C-Log is Coming to the Canon 5D Mark IV

If you use the Canon 5D Mark IV for shooting serious video projects, here’s some news that may be music to your ears: C-Log is coming to your camera. C-Log is Canon’s Log Gamma curve that allows you to capture maximal dynamic range from the camera’s sensor in a limited bit-depth video file (as opposed […]

Snapseed Update Adds Curves and Try Harder Face Detection

Google-owned image editing app Snapseed is a go-to for many photographers when they want (or have) to edit photos on their smartphone. And starting today, those people have a new, highly-requested editing tool at their disposal: Curves.

GIMP Crowdfunding Critical Updates like High Bit Depth and Layer Effects

One of the most popular free alternatives to Photoshop out there is GIMP, an open source graphics editor that packs a lot of punch. But if you want GIMP to really improveadding features like high bit depth and CMYK supportthe folks behind it are asking that you support one of their most prolific developers. In […]

Instagram Adds Stickers To Stories With Holiday Cheer

Stories were a huge feature addition to Instagram not only because the feature was directly ripped off from Snapchat, but because it gave Instagrammers a new way to interact with their followers without cluttering up their carefully curated feed.

Google Adds Themed Slideshows and Simpler Sharing to Photos App

The Google Photos app just keeps getting better. First, the app made made backing up your iPhone’s photos a breeze. Then it started turning Live Photos into stabilized GIFs. And now, now it can create themed slideshows a la Facebook, and make sharing your photos easier than ever.

Instagrams Latest Update Adds Save Draft Feature

In a world where we are constantly multitasking on our phones, jumping from app to app, task to task, being interrupted by messages or calls, it seems odd that one of the world's most popular networks would not have the ability to save a draft - yet that is just what Instagram users have been dealing with forever, but with the latest update, that all changes.

Shoot iPhone DNG RAW Photos Today in the New Lightroom Mobile

Adobe made a huge announcement today that will change the iPhone photography game entirely: the newest version of Lightroom Mobile for iOS now lets you capture RAW DNG photos right inside the app. This is huge news made possible by the release of Apple’s newest operating system, iOS 10. Lightroom Mobile could already edit RAW […]

Flickr Pushes Deletion of Over-Quota Photos to March 2019

After limiting free accounts to 1,000 photo and video files, Flickr announced that it would begin deleting data from accounts over that quota starting on February 5th, 2019. Now Flickr has announced that it’s giving users more time to download photos by pushing the wipe date back to March 12, 2019. Here’s the update Flickr […]

Leica Mass Firmware Update Brings New Features to Its Camera Lines

Leica has announced a set of new firmware updates that add new features and changes to its major camera lines. The updates cover the Leica M10, Leica Q, Leica CL, Leica TL2, Leica TL and even the original Leica T, Leica “is dedicated to ensuring that all Leica photographers are being supported even years after […]

Adobe Lightroom Update Adds Preset and Profile Sync and More

Adobe has just announced its June 2018 release of Lightroom CC, and one of the big features found in the update is preset and profile synchronization. It allows you to sync between Lightroom on various operating systems and devices (and even the Web).

Google Photos Object Removal is MIA Because It Got Deprioritized

Google wowed attendees at its I/O developer conference last week with a number of AI-powered photo technologies, including automatically colorizing black-and-white photos with one tap. But there’s one impressive feature teased at last year’s event that hasn’t arrived yet: object removal.

Adobe Unleashes Massive Update for Profiles in Lightroom and Camera Raw

Adobe today announced a “massive update” to its Camera Profiles feature. It’s now simply known as Profiles, and the way they’re accessed has been redesigned. In Lightroom Classic and Adobe Camera Raw, profiles have been moved from the Camera Calibration panel to the Basic Panel. The feature has also been added to Lightroom CC at […]

Lightroom Still Slow? Another Major Performance Update is Coming

After finally admitting that Lightroom is slow in 2017, Adobe pledged to speed it up and released a big performance update in October 2017. Unfortunately, the updated Lightroom can still be sluggish, even if you spend $6,000 building the ultimate Lightroom editing machine.

Heres the First Footage from the New Kodak Super 8 Film Camera

Kodak announced at CES in January 2016 that it would be bringing back the famous Super 8 camera as a film camera with digital features. Now, two years later, Kodak has just released the first footage captured with the camera in the 1-minute video above.

Snapchats New AR Filters Will Change the Sky Above Your Head

Snapchat has been rolling out a continuous stream of new filters, but the latest ones are rather unusual. Following the trend of Snapchat working with augmented reality, the new additions will totally transform a boring blue sky into something far more dramatic.

Profoto Recalls Its New B1X Monolight Battery

Citing a potential safety issue, Profoto is recalling the battery of their powerful B1X monolight, which was announced only 10 days ago. The flash unit itself is not being recalled, but this is an embarrassing debacle for the Swedish manufacturer.

Instagram Launches Live Video and Disappearing Photos

Instagram took another big step this week in competing more directly with Snapchat. The Facebook-owned company has launched live video and disappearing photos. The live video feature is found in Instagram Stories, which was released back in August.

Moment Pro Camera App Update Adds Zebra Stripes and Focus Peaking

Moment just launched what it calls the “hugest update ever” for its Pro Camera app, which provides advanced camera features for both video and filmmaking in a simple-to-use app. Two new features for both iOS and Android are Zebra Stripes and Focus Peaking.

Google Photos for iOS Can Now Adjust Bokeh in Portrait Mode Photos

Google has released an update to the Google Photos app for iOS that brings bokeh adjustment for Portrait mode photos. The company announced the news through a Tweet yesterday. New to iOS, adjust the background blur and change the focus of your portrait mode photo.

iOS 12 is Out: Heres What It Means for Your iPhone Photography

Apple just released iOS 12, the latest mobile operating system for the iPhone and iPad. Bundled among the many new feature additions and upgrades are some significant photo and camera improvements. First off, iOS 12 brings performance boosts across iPhones as far back as iPhone 5S.

Flickr Revamps Galleries with a Fresh Look and New Tools

Flickr has announced a major new update to its photo galleries that brings a redesign and new tools for helping you “tell your visual stories with new tools to facilitate your creativity.” “Flickrs galleries have long been one of the tools available to our community for visual storytelling, though they have gotten dusty over time […]

Instagram Restores Some Order to Your Chaotic Feed

Two years after moving away from its simple, chronological feeds and toward Facebook-style algorithms, Instagram is now admitting that things have gotten a bit jumbled and chaotic. The company says it’s bringing some calm and order back.

Lightroom Classic CC 7.2 Brings Speed Boost and New Features

Adobe has just announced the launch of Lightroom Classic CC v7. 2, an update that brings the performance improvements promised teased and promised earlier this year. The Performance Improvements The performance improvements in this update have to do with batch processing rather than interaction.

Kodaks Ektachrome Reboot is on Track Despite $46M Loss and 425 Layoffs

Earlier this year in January, Kodak announced it was bringing back its popular Ektachrome film. After a period of silence and recent news that the company is laying off 425 employees after losing $46 million, there’s now some good news: Ektachrome’s return is still on track.