DJI aims its second generation 4K minicam at your pocket

Around two years ago, drone maker DJI released a tiny stabilized 4K videocam called the Osmo Pocket. Now the company has announced a second generation model called the Pocket 2, with a much-improved feature set.

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Nikon boosts processing power for second gen Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras

Nikon went full-frame mirrorless around two years ago with the launch of the Z6 and Z7 cameras, and has now announced the second generation – with more processing power, more features and "more of what users want."

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Miniature magnificence in the 2020 Nikon Small World photo awards

The incredible winners from this year's Nikon Small World photo awards strike a unique balance between art and science, offering everything from a surreal close-up of the grooves in an old vinyl record to a stunning image of hippocampal neurons firing.

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Lime One gives vintage cameras a modern light meter

Fully-manual analog film cameras can be fun and interesting to use, but it sucks when they don't have a built-in light meter. That's where the Hedeco Lime One comes in, as it's a digital light meter that can be added to such cameras.

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Close-up Photographer of the Year celebrates dramatic detail

The Close-up Photographer of the Year competition highlights seldom-seen close-up textures and details of animals, insects, plants and materials. Galice Hoarau's electrifying image of an eel larva snapped during a blackwater dive is the 2020 winner.

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Boundless beauty in the 2020 Astronomy Photographer of the Year awards

This selection of winning shots from the 2020 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest span everything from a gorgeously impressionistic shot of colorful stratospheric clouds, to a surreal snap of a laser homing in on a distant globular cluster.

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Ricoh spin-out Vecnos launches wand-like IQUI 360-degree camera

Back in March, we brought news that Ricoh had spun out its Theta 360-degree camera division into its own entity called Vecnos Inc. Now the first product from that new company is being readied for release, the oddly named IQUI.

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Nikon releases software to turn cameras into high quality webcams

As announced last month when the Z5 launched, Nikon has finally joined Canon, Fujifilm, Panasonic and GoPro in releasing beta webcam utility software that allows certain cameras in its range to be used as high quality webcams.

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The rule-bending winners of Red Bull Illume Special Image Quest 2020

Spinning off from the Red Bull Illume Quest competition comes Red Bull Illume Special Image Quest 2020, which showcases adventure and action sports imagery, but with an Instagram focus. The winners of the inaugural contest have now been announced.

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Spectacular stars in the Astronomy Photographer of the Year shortlist

The Astronomy Photographer of the Year is one of the world’s top astrophotography competitions, and this year's shortlist offers a selection of the best entries, from mind-bending close-ups of the sun’s surface to a series of Milky Way skyscapes.

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