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Canon's New Camera Sees More In The Dark Than You Ever Thought Possible

Anyone who’s ever been frustrated at the task of shooting video in low light should be poised to freak out over Canon’s weird and amazing new camera. It’s a video camera that shoots full HD colour footage in almost complete darkness.


Gizmodo Photo Guide: Advanced Camera Tricks for Long Exposure And Light Painting

Your camera does a great job of snapping clean, clear photographs whether you’re in bright daylight or out in less desirable lighting conditions like dim twilight or inside a dark room. But that’s regular, normal, everyday photography — it’s easy, right? Why not test your skills and try some long exposures, whether it’s at night or during the day, and give the beautiful classical-meets-high-tech art form of light painting a go. Here’s what you need to know to get started.


Before The Internet, This Archaic Machine Is How Photos Were Transmitted

Well before the internet made it a breeze to instantly send a photo from one side of the world to the other, this ancient-looking machine, the United Press International UPI Model 16-S, scanned black and white photos and sent them across the globe via phone lines.


A GoPro Makes A Swing Feel Like A Roller Coaster

Slides, teeter-totters, and even merry-go-rounds are all just bit players at a playground. The real star of the show are always the swing sets, because as this first-person GoPro footage reminds us, they’re about as close as you can get to riding a roller coaster without any kind of safety gear.


Google Scored A Patent For Memory-Storing Cameras, Sound Familiar?

A searchable database of all your memories — creepy? Or a blessing for your Dory-like attention span? Either way, Google has scored a patent for just such a device.


Gizmodo Photo Guide: Tips For Shooting The Night Sky

Want to get outside and snap some amazing photographs of the night sky, of some stunning moonlit landscapes and time-lapse starlight trails? Here are six key tips you need to know.


Terrible Things You Can Do With A Selfie Stick, Other Than Take Selfies

It’s a telescoping pole with a flexible gripper for your phone at the end. Inside, a cable connects the button on the handle with with your phone. Click the button and it takes a picture! From three feet away! People call them selfie sticks, but I’ve never used mine for selfies. I do things that are a lot worse.


You Can Livestream From A GoPro On Meerkat Now, Nice

The latest shot in in the brewing livestreaming app war has been fired by Meerkat. You can now stream footage to the service from your GoPro, which is both useful and cool.


Top 5: The Best Action Cameras

Do you have an action-packed lifestyle? Do you spend every waking hour doing something so extreme that you just have to share it all with your friends? Then you need an action camera. There are a bunch of different action cameras out there that do a lot of different things, but they all capture video and make it easy to share. Here are the five best action cameras we’ve tested as of July 24, 2015.


Every New Car Needs A Dashcam As Standard

What the hell is the auto industry playing at?! It’s time for a change. Don’t make it an option. Don’t make it a feature. Make it mandatory: let’s put factory-fitted dashcams inside every new car on the road.


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