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Swinging An iPhone Around Your Head Creates A Stunning Bullet-Time Effect

Video: Drones and GoPros have been responsible for some of the most amazing footage of extreme sports over the past few years. But Nicolas Vuignier has come up with a brilliantly simple way to use his iPhone to capture some truly remarkable footage of him skiing down a snow-covered mountain.


Canon's New 1D X Mark II Shooting At 16 FPS Makes A Wonderful Sound

You probably really want Canon’s new $US6000 ($8475) flagship DSLR. But if you were on the fence, the beautiful noise it makes as its shutter flicks open at 16 frames per second — like a kind of soothing machine gun rat-a-tat-tat — might just convince you.


RAW And JPG File Formats Are Very Different Indeed

You probably know that shooting in RAW is, for most photography buffs, better than using JPG — but you might not know exactly why. This image should help.


Sony's A6300 Is A 4K Shooter In A Tiny Mirrorless Package 

Sony’s mirrorless cameras have long been some of the best you can buy. Its new A6300 is positively loaded, and pleasingly compact. And it will cost you.


Canon 1D X Mark II: An Epic DSLR That Shoots 4K Video, For A Price

Hot on the heels of Nikon with its D5, Canon has announced its new flagship DSLR. Say hello to the 1D X MarkII, whose overkill will surely be embraced by professional photographers everywhere.


Peru Straps GoPros To Hungry Vultures To Sniff Out Its Trash Problem

Vultures make me think of that dopey guy from Loony Tunes or crooked-bill predators circling a poor desert rat on the brink of death. But in Peru, the carcass-eating birds will soon be outfitted with cameras so they can help map Lima’s awful trash problem.


GoPro Will Kill Off The Hero+ And Hero, But The Hero 4 Remains

GoPro’s revenue and stock prices are going off a cliff right now thanks to quarterly results that are in the tank. Company financials are not usually interesting in the slightest, but when it might spell the end days of a vastly popular camera company, it’s worth paying attention.


Sony's New G Master Lenses Are Made For Pros, But The a6300 Camera Is For Everyone

Canon has its red-ringed L lenses for professional (read: cashed-up) photographers, and Nikon has its own gold-ringed competitors. Sony’s the newest entrant into the ring (ha, get it) with its G Master professional lenses; the first three pieces of likely-very-expensive glass for its full-frame E-mount cameras fill two of the three most-demanded focal length ranges for serious snappers.


Canon's New 1D X Mark II Is The World's Fastest Pro-Level DSLR

14 frames per second, at full 20.2-megapixel quality in RAW format, for 170 continuous frames, with auto-exposure and autofocus tracking between each. 4K video at 60 frames per second, or 1080p at 120fps; support for new CFast 2.0 flash memory cards up to 256GB in size. The new Canon 1D X Mark II is a very powerful digital SLR.


A Camera Flash Reveals This Poster's Secret LGBTQ Support Message

There are a million reasons — academic and social — why high school can be quite an ordeal for kids. So a Toronto LGBTQ advocacy group has created a unique poster, put up in schools across the city, that uses a camera phone’s flash to reveal a secret supportive message about gender identity and sexual orientation.


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