Category Archives: photography

Paul Debevec at 2013 VIEW Conference

Paul Debevec explains the history and development of the technology that he has pioneered.  The practical application of high dynamic range technology is well illustrated in this interesting and informative talk from the 2013 VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy.

This video was published a year ago but it is recommended viewing for anyone interested in understanding more about HDR technology.

GoPro Hero 4 – Now Recording In 4K!

Take a look at some new demo footage allegedly acquired with the new GoPro Hero 4 Black Edition that is capable of “Professional Video up to 4K 30FPS”.

This is some very inspiring photography.  Can’t wait to see what comes next.

The GoPro Hero 4 isn’t available for purchase at the time of this post.  The GoPro site says “Coming Soon.”

Find out more technical specs here @ GoPro

Buy a GoPro Hero here.

Amazon Fire Phone Announced – HD HDR Camera Included

Here are some of the new Amazon Phone’s camera features:
Optical Image Stabilization, stunning 1080p video, plus free unlimited photo storage in the cloud.

13MP camera with optical image stabilization

Fire phone features a custom-tuned 13 megapixel camera system, with a fast five-element wide aperture f/2.0 lens for crisp, beautiful images. With optical image stabilization, Fire phone keeps the shutter open up to four times longer for stunning shots, even in low light conditions.

Stunning 1080p Video

Capture all the action in stunning HD. Fire phone records in 1080p at 30 fps from both front and rear-facing cameras, for great-looking video whatever you want to shoot.

Never miss a moment

No more fumbling to take a photo. With Fire phone’s dedicated camera button, you can launch the camera in just about a second—even when the screen is off.

Free unlimited cloud storage

Get free, unlimited cloud storage for all photos taken with Fire phone (in full resolution). No more worrying about what to delete. See details

Automatic back-up to Cloud Drive

Fire phone can automatically back up your photos and videos to Amazon Cloud Drive. Access anytime on Fire phone, other Amazon devices, or Cloud Drive apps.

Panorama, lenticular, and burst capture

Capture even the widest scene with the panorama setting, hold down the shutter button to capture a burst of shots in a fast-moving scene, or combine multiple images in lenticular mode.

Intelligent HDR

Fire phone automatically suggests when to turn on High Dynamic Range (HDR). HDR merges multiple exposures into a more detailed, vibrant image—even in back-lit conditions.

New Amazon Fire Phone

New Amazon Fire Phone

This new phone looks like it will have some great features.

Find out more @Amazon: