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Edited by George Schaub Posted: Sep 13, 2013 Published: Aug 01, 2013 0 comments

Every year member magazines from the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) gather to consider and vote on the top products of the year in 40 categories, ranging from cameras to tripods to software and printers. This year’s selections represent technological sophistication along with features and functionality that make them leaders in their respective categories.

Joe Farace Posted: Dec 22, 2015 0 comments

During the coming year, the means we’ll use to capture photographs may change but not the motivation to share our view of the world with others. To accomplish this goal we need tools to change the way we see that world and interact with it. Imagine handing an iPhone to Alexander Graham Bell. What would he think of it? The future of imaging includes many paradigm-shifting technologies such as robotics and artificial intelligence but in the short run, we’ll deal with trends.

Dan Havlik Posted: Nov 09, 2015 0 comments

If this is a photography trend, it’s one we like. Last month we told you about a photographer who attached a GoPro camera to his DSLR to show what it’s like to shoot a football game. Now another photographer, inspired by that cool clip, has attached a GoPro to his DSLR to give you a POV perspective on what it’s like to capture a dance music concert.

Ron Leach Posted: Jan 05, 2017 0 comments

OK, bird lovers, here's something unique that will let you take great remote photos of your feathered friends. Bird Photo Booth 2.0 is an affordable bird feeder and 4K action cam combo for getting great close-ups and action shots of birds and other wildlife without a lot of fancy gear.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Dec 28, 2015 0 comments

This wild video offers us a glimpse of the most beautiful, heartwarming and dramatic video moments of 2015 captured with GoPro cameras.

Cynthia Boylan Posted: Aug 13, 2015 0 comments

Drones are wonderful tools for photographers (versatile and fun to operate) but for one reason or another not every flight goes as planned. This brief viral video—captured in Victoria, Australia by photographer Adam Lancaster—documents a dramatic encounter between a DJI camera drone (just flying along, minding its own business) and what appears to be an irate wedge-tailed eagle.

Cynthia Boylan Posted: Dec 05, 2014 0 comments

TThe V.360° camera from VSN Mobil captures 360 degrees of video (or still images) with a 4K/16-megapixel imager in full 1080p HD. Designed to follow you where ever you go—from the ski slope to snorkeling, meetings and events or even a safari—the V.360° captures the experience from all angles at once.

Cynthia Boylan Posted: May 29, 2015 0 comments

We can expect Virtual Reality videos to be the next big advancement in Internet entertainment. Always ahead of the curve, Google yesterday introduced its Jump camera rig—a tool designed to help filmmakers create innovative 360-degree VR videos for YouTube that can be viewed on Google’s Cardboard VR headset. The Jump is a circular VR frame that uses 16 GoPro Hero4 cameras working in unison and set vertically (side by side) along the outer edge of the ring. 

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Ron Leach Posted: Sep 07, 2016 0 comments

The Faroe Islands are a bucolic archipelago of about 540 square miles between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. And as you might expect, this scenic locale wasn’t high on the list for obtaining Goggle’s Street View technology. So shepherd/engineer Durita Dahi Andreassen took measures into her own hands and created the “Sheep View” project for documenting the islands.

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Jul 06, 2015 0 comments

POV camera-pioneer GoPro has just unveiled its smallest and lightest GoPro yet. Called the GoPro HERO4 Session, the tiny, point-of-view camera is 50% smaller and 40% lighter than the company’s popular HERO4 Black and Silver cameras.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Oct 08, 2014 0 comments

GoPro recently launched an update to its popular line of rugged POV (point-of-view) cameras. Called HERO4, the pint-sized photo/video cameras are available in two flavors: HERO4 Black for $499, and HERO4 Silver at for $399.

Jason Schneider Posted: Sep 26, 2016 0 comments

If there were a Photokina Award for the greatest number of cool new products by an American manufacturer, GoPro would certainly be in the running. The innovative folks that put action cams on the map unveiled two new Hero5 cameras and their first-ever drone, along with some interesting accessories. 

Cynthia Boylan Posted: Jan 08, 2015 0 comments

Gripix's new ergonomic accessories were designed to make GoPro action cameras even easier to use. The new Gripix accessory line adds functionality, mounting versatility and easy operation.

Cynthia Boylan Posted: Oct 20, 2014 0 comments

Created for adventurous types, like those who live to explore the night on a bicycle, skateboard, surfboard (or with SCUBA gear), the Qudos (pronounced kudos) Action light for GoPro cameras helps illuminate the darkness and allows you to capture great videos of your nocturnal adventures. The Qudos Action is a high-powered video light designed specifically for use with Go-Pro 2, Hero3 and Hero3+ cameras, as well as other action cameras that are compatible with GoPro conversion mounts.

Cynthia Boylan Posted: Aug 21, 2015 0 comments

IIncase has teamed up with pro surfer Kelly Slater to release new backpacks and bags designed specifically for action cameras. Called the Incase x Kelly Slater Action Camera Collection, the bag and accessory line was designed for GoPro users and outdoor photography enthusiasts in collaboration with Slater and world-famous water photographer Todd Glaser.

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