photography

Samsung announces Galaxy S4 Zoom: 16MP camera, 10x optical zoom, full phone capabilities

Samsung announces Galaxy S4 Zoom: 16MP camera, 10x optical zoom, full phone capabilities

Andrew Martonik 51

Finally bridging the gap between point-and-shoot cameras and smart phones Rather than waiting for a big launch event scheduled for later this month, Samsung has decided to roll out everything we need to know about the Galaxy S4 Zoom with a simple press release. Much as we thought, the S4 Zoom is the next step to bridge the gap between the previous Galaxy Camera and the current crop of...

About that MegaPixel myth: This 46" print from the HTC One camera looks awesome

About that MegaPixel myth: This 46" print from the HTC One camera looks awesome

Jerry Hildenbrand 93

A skilled hand and the HTC One's UltraPixel camera turns a lakeside sunset into art anyone would be proud to display There are three constants you'll hear when anyone is discussing smartphone cameras: more MegaPixels doesn't mean "better", the best camera is the one you're carrying, and there are no bad cameras -- only bad photographers. This 46-inch wide print from a panorama photo...

Google applies for patent to tie weather and location data to camera settings

Google applies for patent to tie weather and location data to camera settings

Jerry Hildenbrand 12

Could Google use your location data to make you a better photographer? This patent application shows someone in Mountain View thinks so. Google has filed for a patent that would adjust camera settings for optimal performance based on GPS coordinates and the current weather conditions.  Depending on where you are, and what the weather might be like if it's determined that you're outdoors...