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The U.S. government is urging airlines around the world to ban cameras, laptops, and other large personal electronic devices from checked luggage, citing the risk of batteries causing catastrophic fires.The Chicago Tribune reports that the recommendation was made in a paper that was recently filed with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), an agency that’s part of the U.N.Th
Canon has filed a patent in Japan for a giant flip screen for the rear display of professional-form DSLR cameras.First spotted by Canon Rumors, the patent illustrations show a 1D X-style camera with a screen that spans nearly the entire backside of the camera. And instead of flipping out to the side, it uses an “arm” to flip well above the top of the camera.The patent also appears to
A museum in China has taken down a photo exhibition that placed photos of black people and African animals side-by-side. The exhibit had attracted outrage from around the world after images of it were shared online.The New York Times reports that the juxtaposed photos by photographer Yu Huiping were found within a section of the “This is Africa” exhibition at the Hubei Provincial Muse
Earlier this month, a storm named Xavier pounded Europe and caused extensive damage. A day after the storm, photographer Julian Stratenschulte took his camera drone out and captured this beautiful and slightly disorienting photo showing a row of trees that were knocked down, from a bird’s-eye view.Stratenschulte, a staff photographer with German Press Agency dpa since 2009 and a drone opera
Here’s one of the more unusual camera modifications we’ve seen: a Chinese photographer over in the Xitek forums posted photos showing how he removed the electronic viewfinder from his Sony a7 full frame mirrorless camera. As you can see, his camera now looks more like a Sony a6500.The guy, who goes by the name 麦大爷, writes that the viewfinder of the a7 has mixed reviews from photograph
Get the cyclist in your life the ideal gift this Christmas from our list of perfect presents for cycling fanatics. We’ve put together some of our favourite picks, from practical accessories to help overall cycling performance, to playful novelty items that will suit their hobby perfectly!     1. BLOC Eyewear – Titan XR630 Sunglasses […]The post 10 Christmas Gifts for a Cycli
Think Photoshop runs slowly on your computer? To make yourself feel better, check out how “fast” basic Photoshop operations were 20 years ago. Here’s a short clip of the Photoshop demo that was given at Macworld Expo in 1997 to show the speed of a new CPU.The comparison pits a top-of-the-line Pentium Pro running at 200Mhz against a new Exponential X704 PowerPC processor running
The success of an event largely depends on the amount of preparation and planning done beforehand. That is why, if you are planning on handling a themed event, then be sure that you can devote all of your time and attention to the to the task. Patience and creativity are the two key factors that […]The post 5 tips to planning a themed event appeared first on ShinyShiny.
The Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition celebrates the beautiful, weird, wonderful, and microscopic things in our world through photos captured using a light microscope. Now in its 43rd year, the competition continues to impress.The 2017 competition received over 2,000 entries from 88 different countries. Many of the images were taken during scientific research projects.“This yea
Episode 218 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.Download MP3 –  Subscribe via iTunes, Google Play, email or RSS!Featured: Panasonic LUMIX Ambassador, Emma DrabbleIn This EpisodeIf you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a moment to rate and review us and help us move up in the rankings so others interested in photography may find us.Show Opener:Panasonic L

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