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It’s raining drones: Pilot whose drone knocked woman unconscious found guilty, faces up to 364 days in jail

 
 

While drones are responsible for a lot of incredible imagery and great enjoyment for responsible drone pilots, we are seeing an increasing number of unfortunate incidents relating to drones. This incident actually...

Dangerous digits: Showing your fingerprints could lead to identity theft due to higher resolution cameras

 
 

Could someone steal your fingerprints through an image? What may sound like extreme fear mongering does have some basis in reality as Japan’s National Institute of Informatics (NII) has recently issued a warning to...

Nikon D5600 First Shots: Time to make comparisons against the rival T6i, K-70, A6500 and more!

 
 

Two years in the making, the Nikon D5600 has some pretty big shoes to fill in Nikon's intermediate DSLR category. The D5500 not only won Best Intermediate DSLR in our 2015 Camera of the Year awards but was also...

Olympus E-M1 Mark II Review Conclusion: The best Micro Four Thirds camera yet

 
 

The Olympus E-M1 was a major step up for Micro Four Thirds. Geared for professionals and advanced photographers, the E-M1's goal was to offer DSLR-like performance, ergonomics and features in an altogether smaller,...

Magic Lantern user finds a way to capture 14-bit DNG RAW images in-camera, bypassing CR2 capture

 
 

Magic Lantern makes open-source firmware modifications for Canon EOS cameras, allowing users the ability to utilize features that weren’t included in Canon’s own firmware such as on-screen overlays, headphone monitoring, additional bracketing options, in-camera intervalometers, and much more. In a post on their...

Phase One sees upcoming mirrorless medium format cameras as threat, won’t support them in Capture One

 
 

While we await further news about the Fuji GFX, the Japanese company’s upcoming mirrorless medium format camera system, we do at least know now that the camera is unlikely to be supported in Phase One Capture One Pro software, a popular image software, especially for professionals.

Capture One Pro offers both...

reVision offers fast, simple before and after views of your edited images

 
 

Have you ever wanted a simple way to show the before and after versions of your images? Polish photographer Łukasz Oślizło has too, so he has created reVision.

reVision is an easy-to-use web interface where you simply drop the before and after versions of your work into the two boxes on the screen. After the...

Yi announces 60fps 4K action camera and “world’s fastest” tricopter drone

 
 

As we approach CES, Yi Technology has announced the Yi 4K+, the follow-up to their 4K action camera which was announced this past summer. The 4K+ is the first action camera capable of recording 4K photos and videos at 60 frames per second. Details are scarce on the 4K+, Yi's third action camera, but we covered its...

With front element replacement costs increasing, is it time to use a UV filter?

 
 

Few topics rile people up as much as whether to use a protective filter on lenses. There have been numerous articles written on the topic and more arguments on internet forums than you could shake a stick at. Roger Cicala at LensRentals has written about the topic a few times (here, here and here) but wants to...

From 1897 until today, the history and technique of timelapse photography

 
 

We frequently cover excellent or distinct timelapse videos on Imaging Resource, but DigitalRev In-Focus has a neat new video discussing timelapses in general, including their history, the techniques behind the videos and their artistic aspects.

Firstly, what is timelapse? It's a photographic technique where a...

Half a million dollars of Canon lenses capture unprecedented images of our Universe

 
 

What do you get when you cluster together 48 Canon 400mm f/2.8L IS II lenses? Besides nearly half a million dollars of exotic glass, you also get an extremely powerful telephoto array which can captures images showing "extremely faint galaxy structure." The Dragonfly multi-lens array is "designed for ultra-low...

Canon EOS M5 First Shots: Does their most advanced mirrorless model earn high marks for image quality?

 
 

Canon was rather slow out the gate to enter the mirrorless camera market, but they now have a range of models, from the entry-level EOS M10 to the enthusiast-level EOS M5, which only just made its debut at this year's Photokina tradeshow. We've finally received our review copy of the new Canon EOS M5, and as usual,...

Sony RX100 V Image Quality Comparison: How does this mindblowingly quick compact compare to rivals?


 
 

Recently, I published my real-world field test of the Sony RX100 V, an incredible compact camera that's small enough to fit in a pocket, and yet can shoot full-resolution JPEG and raw images faster than a professional DSLR for several seconds at a time. When I announced the arrival of my field test, I...

High Speed and 360: Dave E dishes 2016’s hottest camera tech

 
 

Over the past year in the newsroom and over the water cooler, one thing kept coming up when we talked about camera technology: cameras were getting faster. More frames per second, larger buffers, faster response times. And if you talk to Imaging-Resource founder and editor-in-chief Dave Etchells, he's not shy about...

Sony A99 II Field Test Part I: The new flagship A-mount camera’s high-resolution sensor shines

 
 

Sony's first full-frame A-mount camera since the original A99 in 2012, the Sony A99 Mark II, has arrived. We already have lab samples available for your viewing as well as some real-world shots from a Sony event in November, and we have now published our first Field Test for the new pro-level camera.

In Part I of...

Checking color: A simple tool that will save you a lot of trouble and ensure that you capture accurate color

 
 

Product photography is important for not only showcasing a product in its best light, but also for aiding consumers who are trying to purchase something online. As glamour and fashion photographer Amber Goetz puts it in her article for Fstoppers, “It’s happened to me and it has most likely happened to you: you...

First contact: Brazilian photographer photographs uncontacted tribe in the Amazon from the air

 
 

Brazilian photographer Ricardo Stuckert recently had an experience that is exceedingly rare in the modern world, the chance to view an uncontacted tribe of people. While in a helicopter trip to photograph a “contacted” tribe in the Amazon, a rainstorm caused the helicopter to take a detour.

It was on this detour...

Seeing in every direction: Sphere Pro lens lets you easily capture 360-degree photos and video

 
 

Sphere Optics has a very interesting new lens, the (sphere) Pro. This lens allows users to capture 360 degrees of horizontal and 180 degrees of vertical field of view without the need to use multiple cameras or stitch footage. This lens appears to be one-of-a-kind.

It uses a toroidal design and is compatible with...

Still going strong in Milan: Italian technician has been repairing analog cameras for nearly 60 years

 
 

Gian Luigi Carminati has spent the vast majority of his 76 years repairing cameras in a small Milan workshop. His incredible technical skills are on display in the video below, directed by David Drills.

Over the course of Carminati’s career, he has seen photography change dramatically. When he started, he says...

Canon launches new Pixma printers with refillable ink tanks

 
 

Canon announced today four new PIXMA G-series printers, the highlight of which is that the ink system is refillable. The printers feature integrated ink tanks instead of cartridges and employ a simple refilling system using a bottle with a spill-resistant top.

With inkjet printers, it's long been held that the...

Are you tired of bad results from your pop-up flash? Then go blow up a balloon!

 
 

Built-in flashes offer a lot of convenience, but they typically don’t provide very good results. They produce harsh light, unappealing shadows and a very flat look. However, the Koldunov Brothers have an excellent and affordable way to get dramatically better results from your camera’s pop-up flash.

All you need...

Blast Off! How to make and photograph the Coke & Mentos trick (better than anyone else!)

 
 

I'm glad I didn't let this pass me by before my kids got older.
I grew up with a passion for volcanoes and also things like building and launching model rockets, not to mention a love for fireworks. So I was surprised I'd never even heard of the simple yet potent "Coke & Mentos trick" until recently. I was helping...

A wish list for photographers: Be creative, shoot more photos and stop with the lazy processing

 
 

We have written about photographer Joe Edelman previously for his excellent video tutorials and now he has made a new kind of video, a holiday wish list for photographers. In this video, Edelman lists a variety of things he hopes that his viewers at least try in 2017.

First up in his wish list for all of us,...

Kamerar’s new ZOOM lens kit for iPhone 7 Plus makes the dual-lens camera even more versatile

 
 

Apple’s first dual-camera phone, the iPhone 7 Plus, launched this September and has been pleasing smartphone shutterbugs. The two lenses offer wide-angle and telephoto options, but neither of the two cameras are particularly wide or long. Kamerar has a solution with their new ZOOM lens kit for iPhone 7 Plus.

The...