Photography

Sony Releases Perfume Bottle-like Camera

by Dee-Ker · 18 hours ago · No Comments · 1k views

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What happens when a trending pop culture takes the world by storm? Big companies jump on it, of course. In this case, China has began starting a trend in which users are slapping a perfume bottle-like case onto their smartphones. With that, Sony is seizing the opportunity by releasing its new camera in a shape of a perfume bottle.

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Google Releases Photo Sphere Camera App for iPhone Users

by Huei Song · 24 hours ago · No Comments · 991 views

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It looks like Google has just given iPhone users a little treat, the internet giant recently released its panoramic camera into the App Store called Photo Sphere.

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New Sony QX Lens-Style Cameras Might Be Revealed At IFA 2014, According To Leaked Press Invite

by Syefri Zulkefli · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 827 views

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Taking place in Berlin, IFA is one of the biggest consumer electronic expo in the world. Hence, plenty of companies have used the event to officially introduce their new products to consumers including Sony.

At last year’s event, the Japanese giant has launched quite a number of them including the Xperia Z1 smartphone together with the acclaimed DSC-QX10 and QX100 lens-style cameras. For this year, the company apparently has planned to introduce a new QX camera.

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[Update: More Samples] How is the Camera on the Xiaomi Mi 4?

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 weeks ago · 3 Comments · 10.5k views

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Xiaomi’s latest flagship smartphone, the Mi 4, is interestingly packed with a camera sensor that is used by two other Chinese flagship smartphones. The second-gen IMX 214 stacked CMOS sensor from Sony made its appearance first on the OnePlus One as well as the Oppo Find 7 and Find 7a. It is indeed odd for three flagship smartphones to feature a similar camera sensor, but each smartphone has its own software tweaks to separate it from the rest.

At Xiaomi’s experience zone for the Mi 4, we managed to capture some sample shots to have an initial assessment on how the camera performs.

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U Mobile Offering Samsung Galaxy K Zoom From RM449, No Upfront Payment

by Huei Song · 1 month ago · No Comments · 683 views

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U Mobile has recently added the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom to its device bundles, allowing you to get one of the latest camera smartphone from the Korean company from as low as RM449; the recommended retail price is RM1,699. As always, the telco is offering the device with its postpaid plans starting from as low as RM58 a month.

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Samsung Announces Availability Of The NX3000 Smart Camera

by Farhan · 1 month ago · No Comments · 1.5k views

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The latest addition to Samsung’s NX series of compact system camera’s has been announced. Called the NX3000, the new camera offers Samsung’s usually incremental improvements over the previous design. It retains the traditional retro design that has become common on Samsung cameras, although this one is bundled with a new compact lens from the Korean manufacturer.

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Sony Malaysia Opens Pre-Orders for A7s, the DSLR that “Can See in the Dark”

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 month ago · No Comments · 1.3k views

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After giving us a teaser last month, Sony Malaysia has now opened pre-orders for the new Sony A7S, a DSLR that has been dubbed “the camera that can see in the dark”. With a sensitivity of up to ISO 409,600, it actually does, too.

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Leak: Photos and Video of a Selfie-Centric Xperia Smartphone to be Launched Tomorrow

by Huei Song · 1 month ago · No Comments · 1k views

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Sony has just confirmed that it will be launching a selfie-centric smartphone tomorrow but guess what? Pictures and even a video of the device, rumored to be called the Xperia C3, have already been published into the internet. Dressed in turquoise back, the device may look like your typical Xperia smartphone, but interestingly, it comes with a LED flash light at the front.

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[Speculation] Could Future Lumia Phones Sport Canon Hardware?

by Lucas Lau · 1 month ago · No Comments · 753 views

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These days, the popularity of the point & shoot camera is in a decline due in part to the advancement of smartphone camera technology. One of the biggest and best players in the game, Nokia (Well, Microsoft) has signed a patent licensing deal with camera giants Canon that allows both companies to access each others technological marvels.

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The Leica T (23mm f/2.0 Summicron T) Review: A Stunning Handful

by Lucas Lau · 2 months ago · 1 Comment · 2.2k views

Since the day I started taking photos I’ve been taught to treat my camera like a tool to help me make the photographs I want and not an antiquity to be placed behind glass boxes and behind many layers of laser triggered security for curious tourists to gawk at. To be a true workhorse, a camera should never be babied and while you should not abuse a camera for the sake of it, that scratch on the body is not going to make your pictures lose resolution. The moment I laid eyes on the Leica T, I knew that everything I had ever known would the thrown out the window.

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BBC College Of Journalism Content Currently Free

by Farhan · 2 months ago · No Comments · 474 views

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BBC’s College of Journalism has removed the paywall to its online website. Originally conceived as a project for internal training and development, the broadcasting corporation has now decided to share it’s expertise and techniques with the world at large. This freedom will not last forever, as the BBC has stated that it will leave the site free for international users for at least 12 months.

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Apple To Stop Development For Aperture & iPhoto For Mac OS X

by Lucas Lau · 2 months ago · No Comments · 367 views

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Back at WWDC, Apple showed off their Photos app and with a recent announcement it looks like that will be the replacement for both iPhoto and Aperture. Granted, it was a given to have the Photos app replace the more consumer level iPhoto but for it to replace the more professionally skewed Aperture software is quite a big deal.

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