Facebook is increasingly being used solely as a photo sharing service by a lot of its users and today Facebook has somewhat proved this to be true by releasing a standalone photo sharing app known as Camera.
This miniature camera, currently being developed by a research group at IAMAS, Japan, allows you to frame scenes using your fingers - just as you would form a rectangle with your hands to help decide the composition of a particular shot.
A new controller chip from electronics manufacturer STMicroelectronics could make blurry smartphone photos a thing of the past. The Swiss company has developed a tiny chip that will significantly increase the amount of light emitted from LED-based flashes, like those used in today's smartphones.
In 2011, smartphones continued to replace traditional point-and-shoot cameras as the default device of choice for recording still images and video, with the percentage of photos taken on smartphones rising from 17% in 2010 to 27% this year, according to NPD Group data concerning the United States.
The iPhone 4S has already become the second most popular camera phone on Flickr, reaching second-spot behind the iPhone 4 just five weeks after launch, as Apple's iPhone family continues to dominate in this regard.
Photographer Patryk Kizny has combined HDR and time-lapse photography to create this stunning short film titled The Chapel. The piece explores the inside of a protestant chapel in Zeliszów, Poland built in 1797 with some great visual effects achieved.
Irish International BBDO is premiering its new international ad for Diagio’s Guinness brand, Dark Life, on Irish television this weekend. The latest in Guinness’s iconic commercials uses state-of-the-art digital post production techniques, as well as some nice Canon 5D digital cameras, to superimpose the famous stout’s head settling over some global cityscapes. It was directed by French director Frederic Planchon and filmed in cities from New York, Bogota & Hong Kong