Hookpod Pro mini tripod packs a useful magnetic leg

Mini tripods certainly are handy photographic gadgets, but they could always be made even handier. A case in point is the new Hookpod Pro, which features a magnetic leg that allows for a variety of mounting options.

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Review: Feiyu modular gimbal-cam shoots great video, could be improved

It was just last month that we told you about the Feiyu Pocket 2S, a handheld actioncam with a removable 3-axis gimbal camera. Well, I've since had a chance to try it out, and it does mostly live up to the hype – although it could be better in a few ways.

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Fujifilm puts camera shake on notice with medium-format GFX50S II

Fujifilm has announced the second generation of the GFX50S medium-format mirrorless camera it launched at Photokina in 2016. GFX50S II highlights include 6.5 stops of in-body image stabilization, and a relatively cheap price of entry.

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The awe-inspiring winners of the Bird Photographer of the Year awards

A sublime shot of a Roadrunner facing the US-Mexico border wall has taken top prize in this year’s Bird Photographer of the Year contest. The contest is one of the biggest in the world to solely focus on bird photography.

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Oddball visions from the 2021 Urban Photo Awards Finalists

Strange sights and eccentric compositions abound in this year’s Urban Photo Awards, the finalists of which have just been announced. Now in its 12th year, this unique photography contest showcases weird and wonderful visions of modern life.

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Pi hack breathes digital life into 50-year-old analog camera

An electronics hacker known as befinitiv recently posted a YouTube video demonstrating how he converted an old Cosina Hi-Lite 35-mm film camera into a digital snapper, using 3D printing, a Raspberry Pi Zero W and a Pi camera module.

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Breathtaking bird photography in the 2021 Audubon Awards

A beautiful shot of a Roadrunner taking a dust bath has taken the top prize in this year’s Audubon Photography Awards. In its 12th year, the contest continues to offer up an incredible annual selection of bird photographs.

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Transforming camera strap is made for cycling photographers

It can be frustrating, trying to carry a DSLR within easy reach while cycling. The Makers in Motion Camera Strap is designed to help, by keeping the camera out of the way when riding, but allowing it to easily be grabbed when needed.

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Nikon raids its film camera archives for “heritage-inspired” Z fc

Nikon has added another mirrorless camera to its growing line of Z-mount models. The retro-gorgeous Z fc DX-format mirrorless camera shares much of its feature set with the Z 50 model, but with a few useful additions.

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Smart tripod plate works with both smartphones and DSLRs

While serious photographers use a DSLR for most of their shots, smartphones are still handy for easily posting photos and videos. That's where a new "smart plate" comes in, as it lets users quickly mount either device on a tripod.

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