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‘Polaroid’ is a Scary Short Film with an Instant Camera

Why do so many photography-themed scary films feature Polaroid cameras? Who knows… but this 3-minute short film titled “Polaroid” by Joey Greene will have your heart racing. The synopsis reads: “It’s the things we can’t see that terrify us the most…” Not to be confused with a horror movie released into cinemas ...

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This AI Creates Photo-Realistic Faces of People Who Don’t Exist

Instead of searching for the ideal model for a photo shoot, photographers of the future may be able to generate one using artificial intelligence. Neural networks these days can generate portraits of imaginary people. NVIDIA recently published a paper titled “Progressive Growing of GANs for Improved Quality, Stability, and Variation.” ...

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Nikon to Shutter Its Sales in Brazil

A week after announcing the closure of its camera factory in China due to the rise of smartphone cameras, Nikon has just announced that it’s shuttering its sales operations in Brazil. In an announcement on its Brazilian website, Nikon says it will end the sale of cameras, lenses, and accessories ...

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This Photographer Melted His Drone Shooting Photos of Lava

While shooting for two weeks in Hawaii last month, Israeli photographer Erez Marom‘s drone had an Icarus experience. Marom flew his $1,500 DJI Phantom 4 camera drone too close to lava flows and accidentally melted part of the camera. He was able to capture some gorgeous photos of lava up-close, ...

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Olympus Unveils Smart Glasses with a 2.4-Megapixel Camera

Olympus today unveiled a new camera — one that’s unlike any of the company’s modern digital cameras. The 2.4-megapixel camera is found in the new Olympus EyeTrek Insight EI-10 smart glasses. Designed for “business applications,” the EI-10 glasses allows users to see the built-in display without blocking vision. The concept ...

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