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5 Ways to Take Great Holiday Photos with Your Smartphone

svetikd / Getty Images   Take your phone’s camera out of “Auto” mode and follow these tips to taking great photos in low light By Techlicious / Suzanne Kantra @techliciousDec. 24, 2013Add a Comment It seems like many of life’s important moments take place when the lights are low–the holiday lights, kids blowing out birthday…

Polar bear swimming in Arctic wins 2013 National Geographic Photography Contest

   By Les Shu – DigitalTrends.com – December 24, 2013                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       A photograph of a polar bear submerged underwater was recently chosen as the grand prize winner of the 2013 National Geographic Photography Contest. Taken by photographer Paul Souders, the image also won the Nature category. Souders receives $10,000 plus a trip to Washington, D.C.,…

The best in smartphone photography 2013

  We handled an awful lot of devices in 2013 and were impressed with the innovative imaging features and technologies we saw. But some smartphones truly stood out from the rest.   Lars Rehm | Published: Dec 22, 2013 – DPReview.com 2013 has been an exciting year for mobile imaging with lots of new features…

FUJIFILM to increase prices for film and one-time use cameras

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    Valhalla, N.Y., December 20, 2013 –FUJIFILM North America Corporation will implement price increases for film and Waterproof One-Time-Use cameras in the U.S., effective April 1, 2014. Prices for consumer and professional photographic film, including black and white, color negative, color reversal films, as well as consumer Waterproof One-Time-Use cameras (OTUC) will increase by…

3DMedia Poised to Accelerate Growth of 3D Market

3DMedia’s 3D Ecosystem   3DMedia announced today the completion and release of its 3D Ecosystem that enables users to easily capture, create, and share their personal 3D content. Since their introduction, 3DMedia’s apps have enjoyed an overwhelming response, with hundreds of thousands of users and several million 3D photo views. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB)…

Separating a Photo into Multiple Layers Now Possible on iOS Devices

Artware’s Latest Release of layrs App Upgrades Object-Masking Technology for Higher Accuracy Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Artware, Inc. continues to advance the world of mobile photography with the introduction of the next version of their popular app, layrs. With its initial release in July 2013, layrs pioneered the way for true multi-layer photo…

Digital Imaging Reporter’s 2013 Dealer of the Year: Unique Photo

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A Rigorous Formula for Success: Elevate Your Customers’ Experience and Stay Way Ahead of the Curve. December 2013 By Jason Schneider       When you drive up to Unique Photo’s single-location store on busy Route 46 in Fairfield, New Jersey, you might be instantly impressed by the conveniently accessible location and the sheer size of the boxlike,…

TIME Names Instagram Photographer of the Year

  Kate Knibbs for The Daily Dot 17 hours ago – Mashable.com   Time awarded the Associated Press’ chief Asia photographer David Guttenfelder as its Instagram photographer of the year, and it’s a wise choice.Instagram doesn’t suffer a shortage of talented photojournalists, but Guttenfelder’s feed is unique. His AP post allows him unprecedented access to…

Olympus Expects Camera Unit to Return to Profit Next Fiscal Year

  Kanoko Matsuyama and Takashi Amano Dec 18, 2013 10:52 am ET Dec. 18 (Bloomberg) — Olympus Corp. forecast a return to profit for its camera unit next fiscal year as sales of mirrorless models increase. The company aims to sell 1 million units of mirrorless models as early as in the year starting April…