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Mirror Cameras Are On The Road In Europe And I Still Don’t Get Why

Walking around the Frankfurt Motor Show this week, there were Audi E-tron shuttles zooming around to ferry attendees between the press room and the far reaches of the show. Like many E-trons in the European market, these ones had the camera-based mirrors that automakers have been putting on concept cars for the past…Read more… Continue […]

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Someone Filmed A Modern IndyCar Race With A Camera From 1968 And It’s So Much Better

Everyone loves to talk about the glory days of racing, but YouTuber Nick Shirrell is proving to us all that maybe all you need is an old camera, some film to run through it, and the right soundtrack to make a modern IndyCar race feel a huge measure more nostalgic and entertaining.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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A Mexican Physicist Solved a 2,000-Year Old Problem That Will Lead to Cheaper, Sharper Lenses

It’s a problem that plagues even the priciest of lenses, manufactured to the most exacting specifications: the center of the frame might be razor-sharp, but the corners and edges always look a little soft. It’s a problem that’s existed for thousands of years with optical devices, and one that was assumed to be…Read more… Continue […]

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A Mexican Physicist Solved a 2,000-Year Old Problem That Will Lead to Cheaper, Sharper Lenses

It’s a problem that plagues even the priciest of lenses, manufactured to the most exacting specifications: the center of the frame might be razor-sharp, but the corners and edges always look a little soft. It’s a problem that’s existed for thousands of years with optical devices, and one that was assumed to be…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Take Better Nighttime Photos With Your Smartphone

Smartphone cameras perform so much better than they used to, but they’re still a bit limited when it comes to nighttime photography. Whether you’re snapping photos in a bar or outside under the moonlight, your phone’s camera sensor is probably still too small to perform on par with a full-size camera.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Amazon Prime Day Glitch Let People Buy $13,000 Camera Gear for $94

If you’ve been bragging to your friends about the excellent deal you scored during Amazon’s Prime Day stunt, don’t. There’s little chance you did as well as many members of the Slickdeals forum did. Thanks to an error on Amazon’s website, several of them were able to score some very expensive photography gear…Read more… Continue […]

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UK Government Wants Noise Detection Systems to Target Old Cars and ‘Boy Racers’

In the UK, all cars manufactured since 2016 have been legally limited to 74 decibels, as Sky News reports. It’s also illegal to modify your exhausts in order to make them louder—but, as we all know, if someone is determined to drive a roaring dragon around, they’ll go right ahead and do it. And the UK’s […]

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Video Game Cameras Are Complicated And Easy To Screw Up

The latest Game Maker’s Toolkit video is all about video game cameras and how developers can use them to help make gameplay more challenging, to scare the player or to better serve a story. It also is a great reminder of how much work and thought goes into something that, if done right, most players […]

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What Happens When We Become Alarmingly Comfortable Driving with Cameras and Screens?

Practically every new car on the road today is sold with some sort of camera apparatus or parking assistant, like a backup camera, one of those fancy bird’s-eye-view setups, proximity sensors and now, camera-based rear-view mirrors. I’m increasingly warming up to these things—but I wonder if I should be as…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How to Take Better Fireworks Photos With Your iPhone

It’s not a 4th of July celebration without fireworks, and it’s not the day after 4th of July without an Instagram feed filled with people’s terrible fireworks photos. Don’t be like those people. Take decent fireworks photos on your iPhone with these tips.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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You Can Strap a GoPro to This New Hot Wheels Car and Ride Along on All Your Dangerous Stunts

Watching a race from the sidelines is never as fun as being in the driver’s seat, and with that obvious wisdom in mind, Mattel has partnered with GoPro to create a new camera-compatible Hot Wheels car that lets kids and grownups experience what it’s like to careen down those iconic orange plastic tracks. It’s also […]

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How to Keep Selfies From Making Your Nose Look Bigger

It’s official: selfies definitely make your schnoz look drastically larger than it actually is—up to 30%. That’s according to a recent study that compared photos of people’s faces being taken from different distances. But don’t worry you selfie fiend you, there’s an easy way to fix it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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See If You’re Allowed to Access Police Body-Cam Video in Your State

Across the country, police departments are having officers wear body cameras to record their day-to-day activity. The programs are meant to help officers and the public by keeping record of their interactions with people. In some states, it’s possible for the public to gain access to those videos.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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See If You’re Allowed to Access Police Body-Cam Video in Your State

Across the country, police departments are having officers wear body cameras to record their day-to-day activity. The programs are meant to help officers and the public by keeping record of their interactions with people. In some states, it’s possible for the public to gain access to those videos.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Panasonic’s GH5S Can Take Photos in Basically Complete Darkness

Back at CES, Panasonic announced a camera which is designed primarily to do one thing above all else: get the best possible low-light pictures and videos. Unfortunately, we couldn’t actually test the claims Panasonic made of it’s new GH5S until recently. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Sony A7R III Review: The New King of Mirrorless Cameras

For three years now I’ve been using the Sony A7S as my primary camera. It’s compact and it’s incredible in low-light, but in certain regards the camera is starting to show its age and doesn’t really fit all my needs: It’s limited to 12-megapixel photos, and it can’t shoot 4K video without an external recorder. […]

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