Flickr Find: Lego Steve Jobs and our beloved Mac

Today’s Flickr Find is so adorable it may just kill you with its cuteness. Created by Flickr member Sam, aka "purplelime", the Lego recreation commemorates the 30th birthday of the Mac, which was celebrated earlier this year. In true Apple fan fashion, the lego scene was recorded by an iPhone…

Posted on: March 18, 2014 11:00 am

Fujifilm X-T1 review

In offering an alternative to a full-sized semi-pro digital SLR, it’s no surprise Fuji’s smaller but no less well-built 16 megapixel X-T1 compact system camera (CSC) closely resembles an SLR in looks and construction. And at 1000 for this body-only camera, more so than any model to have so far It seems…

Posted on: March 18, 2014 11:00 am

Konica Minolta’s Measurement Instruments for the Automotive Industry

RAMSEY, N.J., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, provider of advanced optical technology that precisely measures the elements of color and light, is pleased to showcase their new video entitled "Konica Minolta’s Measurement Instruments for the Automotive Industry". Konica Minolta Sensing Americas introduces a spectacular lineup of measurement instruments…

Posted on: March 18, 2014 11:00 am

How to take better travel photography

Scarred by the memory of her disappointing safari photos, Helen Raine spoke to snapper Martin Bonnici to get the low-down on how to capture breathtaking moments forever. I clearly remember getting back the photos from my first trip to Zambia. This was in the days when a roll of film…

Posted on: March 18, 2014 11:00 am

Bathing Suits & Models: Target’s Photoshop Apology

"These ideals are so unreal that even models and beauty icons can’t meet these standards." Target is under fire for an obvious Photoshop fail on their website last week. The online ad, which advertises a new style of bathing suit for juniors called a "Midkini," not only shows off the…

Posted on: March 18, 2014 11:00 am

Olympus patent shows variable exposure times for different areas of a single …

An intriguing patent made by Olympus indicates the possibility of allowing photographers to expose different areas of one image for different lengths of time Images via Egami Olympus’s newly patented system would essentially allow photographers to get a correct exposure across an entire image, irrespective of the situation. It looks…

Posted on: March 18, 2014 6:00 am

Flickr helps discover a world of gorgeous photography on any device: Markus …

Last month, we celebrated Facebook turning 10. What went unnoticed by many was another web service which also turned 10 around the same time. Flickr, the preferred online digital album and photo editing tool for many photographers and enthusiasts the world over, has been around for 10 year, turning 10 What distinguishes Flickr from…

Posted on: March 18, 2014 6:00 am

There’s Now a ‘Physical Instagram’ for Nostalgic Polaroid Fans

As Polaroid’s business collapsed, Hipstamatic and Instagram came along to recreate some of that retro aesthetic in digital photos, and very few have looked back. Now a new startup wants to bring back the other elements of the much-beloved camera: the physical print, for one, and the "less is more"…

Posted on: March 18, 2014 6:00 am

The 9 Best Browser-Based Photo Editing Tools

Picture this: You need to quickly fix an image and you loathe the thought of launching your desktop app. Orsame situationexcept you’re not in front of your own computer. Do you leave that poor, underexposed shot as is? Or just forget about it? Of course not. Online image editors, which…

Posted on: March 17, 2014 4:00 pm

Flickr to Redesign Its Redesign and Other News You Need to Know

Welcome to this morning’s edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening around the world. Today, we’re looking at five important stories. A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck the coast of Chile on Sunday night local time, resulting in a small The…

Posted on: March 17, 2014 4:00 pm