Nikon phases out 1 series mirrorless cameras

Nikon's 1 series mirrorless cameras never quite set the world on fire, and now it looks like they're on the way out. The company's home division has listed all 1 cameras as discontinued and removed them from its website, while Nikon Rumors has learne…

GoPro has now sold more than 30 million Hero action cams

GoPro has been dealing with significant business challenges in recent months, but the camera maker has managed to keep its chin above water. The company today revealed it has surpassed 30 million sales of its Hero action video camera since the first…

Nikon’s P1000 takes the superzoom crown with a beastly 125X lens

Nikon already holds the superzoom title with the 2,000mm (83X zoom) equivalent P900, but it hasn't been sitting on its haunches. It just unveiled the CoolPix P1000 with a 24-3,000mm f/2.8-8 lens (35mm equivalent), offering an astonishing zoom range o…

Gigapixel timelapse captures a day in the life of London

There's a real chance you've seen gigapixel city shots before, but they've rarely had a dynamic element — you've had to be content with that one sliver of time. Now, there's something a little livelier. Lenstore, Nikon and Canary Wharf have partne…

AI-powered instant camera turns photos into crude cartoons

Most cameras are designed to capture scenes as faithfully as possible, but don't tell that to Dan Macnish. He recently built an instant camera, Draw This, that uses a neural network to translate photos into the sort of crude cartoons you would put o…

Light’s multi-lens camera tech is coming to a phone

A couple of years ago, Light launched its L16 camera, a "multi-aperture computational camera" that features 16 lenses. Ten or more of them capture an image simultaneously but at different focal lengths and the camera then combines those separate imag…

Samsung’s ISOCELL Plus camera sensor upgrades low light performance

While Samsung may be playing catch up in some fields, it continues to charge ahead with its smartphone camera tech. Today it's unveiled its new ISOCELL Plus technology, which means sharper and more accurate photos even in challenging light environmen…

Amazon faces pressure to stop selling facial recognition to police

Amazon may not have much choice but to address mounting criticism over its sales of facial recognition tech to governments. The American Civil Liberties Union has delivered both a petition and a letter from 17 investors demanding that Amazon drop its…