Google is Developing a ‘DSLR-Like Attachment’ for Pixel Phones: Report – Photography Article

The Google Pixel 3 may be suffering from some serious camera issues, but the engineers in Mountain View are still going full steam ahead on the upcoming Pixel 4. And according to the most recent reports, that phone may come with a ‘DSLR-like accessory’ for more serious photographers. The report was published by 9to5Google, who received some exclusive tidbits about the upcoming smartphone from a “reliable source.” In addition to some details about the battery, RAM and screen resolution specs,…

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Google Pixel 3 Owners are Reporting a Major Camera Shaking Defect – Photography Article

The best smartphone for photography—at least according to many reviewers—is suffering from a significant camera defect. Over the past few months, a large number of Google Pixel 3 owners have taken to the forums to report and document a “Camera Shaking” issue that is plaguing their smartphones. You can see the issue at play in the video above, or read about it in several Google Product Forum and Reddit threads posted by affected users. Apparently, even when being held completely…

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Operational Statistics First Half – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

Operational Statistics First Half for Skylark Aerial Photography. A busy first 6 months for 2019 The half year numbers for commercial operations for 2019 have just been released by our admin staff. Commercial Operations (each time a flight is logged). 181 flights ranging from 4 minutes to 42 minutes. The latter being the fixed wing drone which has an endurance of 50 minutes. The 181 operational flights represent an average of 30 per month or a flight a day. First…

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This Software Can Undistort Faces at the Edges of Wide-Angle Photos – Photography Article

If you’ve ever found yourself at the edges of a group photo captured with a wide-angle lens, you may have noticed some strange stretching, squishing, and/or skewing that distort your face. Researchers have now created software that can automatically fix these wide-angle face distortions without affecting other parts of the photo. In a paper titled “Distortion-Free Wide-Angle Portraits on Camera Phones,” a group of researchers at Google and MIT led by YiChang Shih introduce a new algorithm they created that…

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Capturing the bigger picture with time-lapse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Time-lapse is often applied to lend a broader perspective on developments of significant size and scale. A camera system securely fixed atop buildings, cranes or artificial solutions, yields an ideal view of overall progress to be photographed at regular intervals. This results in a professionally produced edited sequence, which provides a compelling document of extensive, long-term works from and across various contexts. The bigger picture: time-lapse construction Major contractors are among industry bodies who benefit considerably from time-lapse photography. In…

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