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MIT Engineers Create Camera Lens That Focuses With No Moving Parts

Using physical glass elements for camera lenses has been at the core of imaging technology for centuries, but MIT engineers have now fabricated a new “metalens” that can focus on objects at multiple depths without changing its physical position or shape. This new lens is not made out of solid glass, but transparent “phase-changing” material …

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Khloé Kardashian: Ad Campaign Isn’t a Photoshop Fail — It’s a Wide Lens

Khloé Kardashian is taking to social media to defend her fashion label’s latest ad campaign, explaining to critics that the photos weren’t a “Photoshop fail” — they were simply shot with a wide-angle lens. Good American, Kardashian’s size-inclusive fashion line, just released a set of new advertising photos to promote its first footwear collection. But …

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Sony a7S III Gets S-Cinetone, Closing Technical Gap With the New FX3

Sony has announced that the a7S III can be upgraded to shoot in the S-Cinetone color space via firmware update available today. The S-Cinetone color was one of the few differentiating factors between it and the newly-announced FX3 and its inclusion here further closes that gap. S-Cinetone is a color space originally introduced on the …

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This is the People’s Choice for Astronomy Photographer of the Year

The Royal Museums Greenwich hosts an annual competition for the best astronomy photos of the year and as a reminder that the deadline for the 2021 competition is fast closing, the organization has announced the people’s choice winner from the 2020 competition. The annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition is operated by the Royal …

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Samsung Unveils New 50MP Sensor with Next-Gen Dual Pixel Autofocus

Samsung has announced the next generation of its 50-megapixel sensor called ISOCELL GN2. It follows last year’s GN1 and promises significant autofocus improvements thanks to a new phase-detection advancement the company calls “Dual Pixel Pro.” Dual Pixel is a technology most commonly associated with Canon cameras and splits a pixel to allow it to sense …

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Check Out This 4K Interactive 360-Degree View of the Surface of Mars

Last week, NASA’s Mars Rover Perseverence landed safely on the Red Planet. After sending back a few initial images, NASA has followed up with a stunning 360-degree interactive photo that lets you get a full view of the area around the rover. Perseverance initially sent back two images taken from its object avoidance cameras before …

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