The astonishing winners of the 2022 Astronomy Photographer of the Year

The winner of the 2022 Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest is a shot of a rarely seen "disconnection event" when solar winds break off a part of a comet’s tail. The image is just one highlight of many in the world's most prestigious astrophotography contest.

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DJI announces dual-screen, vertical-shooting Osmo Action 3 video camera

Not to be outdone by GoPro's announcement of the Hero 11 actioncams, DJI has unveiled its own new Osmo Action 3. Among other things, it offers long battery life, dual touchscreens, and the ability to shoot vertical video for social media platforms.

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Fujifilm aims high for X-H2 mirrorless camera launch

Fujifilm has announced the launch of the X-H2 mirrorless camera, which boasts the highest resolution offered in the X Series range, as well as being the first APS-C camera able to record 8K/30p ProRes video internally.

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Insta360 X3 pulls double duty as single-lens or 360-degree actioncam

Insta360 has launched an update to its 360-degree pocket actioncam. The candybar-shaped X3 can capture all-around stabilized video at up to 5.7K resolution accompanied by directional audio, with tweaking possible via app-based AI editing tools.

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$15 million Leica camera was owned by the man who democratized photography

Vienna’s Leitz Photographica Auctions celebrated its 20th year in business this week when it sold the camera of the man who invented 35-mm photography for €14,400,000, smashing the previous world record of €2,400,000.

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Our majestic Milky Way stars in annual astrophotography competition

The Milky Way is one of the night sky’s most majestic subjects for photography, so it's the star of travel blog Capture the Atlas's annual competition. The 25 winning shots of this year’s Milky Way Photographer of the Year have now been unveiled.

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Record-breaking camera keeps everything between 3 cm and 1.7 km in focus

Inspired by the dual-focus visual system of a 500-million-year-old trilobite, researchers have created and tested a light field camera with the greatest depth of field ever demonstrated. Everything between 3 cm and 1.7 km from the lens stays sharp.

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Stunning macro iPhone shots take smartphone photography into the surreal

Apple released its new iPhone 13 lineup last September and with it came first-of-a-kind macro functionality for the Pro and Pro Max models. An Apple-run photography contest has now demonstrated exactly the kind of stunning detail they're capable of.

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The extraordinary winners of the 2022 Sony World Photography Awards

The winners of the 2022 Sony World Photography Awards have been revealed, spanning a truly stunning array of photographic styles and subjects, from elegantly composed landscapes to surreal street photography.

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