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Capture the “Crazy” Take Better Photos

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Consumers are now taking and sharing more pictures than ever – almost two billion each day – and say they want to capture and enjoy better photos. To help put an end to missed and blurred digital photographs that are lost to the “take, file and forget” cycle, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, PhotoImaging Manufacturers…

Facebook Unveils New Snapchat-Style Photo Upload Features

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Published on June 29, 2015 by Michael Archambault – PetaPixel.com It is no secret that Facebook has been hot on the trail of Snapchat. In 2013, the massive social network reportedly offered to buy the small Snapchat startup for three billion dollars. After being turned down, Facebook decided to try and invent their own alternatives –…

JVC Expands All-Weather Camcorder Line; Boosts Performance and Battery Life

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Top model offers 1080/60p AVCHD Progressive Recording WAYNE, NJ, June 23, 2015 - Capturing life’s adventures on video isn’t always smooth sailing, which is why JVC today announced two new rugged, weather-proof camcorders that can endure foul weather, get bounced around and still be ready to shoot. Their all-weather features, five-hour battery life, powerful optical…

Meyer Optik Brings Back Legendary Trioplan f2.8/100 ‘soap bubble’ bokeh Lens with Kickstarter Campaign

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The Trioplan used for nature shoots. The soap bubbles in the background reveal the exceptional charm of the lens Crowdfunding campaign to raise $50,000 to update and remanufacture classic camera lens June 26, 2015 06:01 PM Eastern Daylight Time ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Meyer Optik USA, a manufacturer of innovative, high-quality photography lenses, has launched a Kickstarter campaign…

Teach Kids Tech And Life With A Pi-Powered DIY Camera Trap

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by Natasha Lomas (@riptari) = TechCrunch.com There’s no shortage of products purporting to help teach kids coding these days, whether it’s Kano’s DIY computer kit, or the Robot Turtles board game, or any one of the many programmable robots. Toys with a STEM twist that aim to keep kids tinkering and learning indoors are all the rage. U.K. startup Naturebytes is…

Object of Desire: Shai Gear SpiderPro Hand Strap

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June 26, 2015 By Greg Scoblete – PDNonline.com You may know Shai Gear as the company that let you wear a camera on your belt and feel less like a bumbling tourist with a fanny pack and more like a swaggering sheriff stepping into a dusty street for a shootout. Their next act, the SpiderPro…