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Canon Sets the World Record for the World’s Longest Digital Photo Print

Canon officially entered the Guinness Book of World Records this past weekend by setting the record for the world’s longest digital photo print: a massive 309-foot (109 meter) long collage that was printed at the Oberstdorf Photo Summit in Germany. The record was set and validated on September 26th, and Canon Germany shared the news …

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Olympus Concludes Sale of Imaging Business to JIP, Shares More Details

Late last night, Olympus officially finalized the sale of its Imaging business to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) and released a detailed press release in which they share some of what we can expect from so-called “OM Digital Solutions Corporation” moving forward. The announcement that Olympus would sell its Imaging business to JIP first hit the …

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Atomos Just Unveiled a 4K HDMI Capture Card that Costs Only $80

Atomos—the purveyor of HDMI monitor/recorders like the popular Ninja V—has just released a 4K HDMI-to-USB capture card that lets you turn your professional camera into an ultra-high quality webcam for streaming or video conferencing. The best part? It costs just $80. HDMI capture cards like the popular Elgato Cam Link 4K are one of the …

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Belarus Protesters Use AI to ‘Unmask’ Riot Police Wearing Face Coverings

A Blarus-born digital artist named Andrew Maximov recently went viral after posting a video that shows how it is possible to “unmask” riot police who are violently cracking down on protesters in his home country, even if the only part of their face that is visible is their eyes. For the past four months, thousands …

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This Month in Photography: September 2020

Every last Sunday of the month, we bring together a collection of easy reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Power, Consent, and Obligations in Photography – Conscientious Photography Magazine Dorothea Lange got permission from Florence Owens Thompson to photograph her and her children, …

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Canon Purchased a Supercomputer for ‘No-Prototype’ Product Development

According to Fujitsu, Canon Inc. has just placed an order for one of its ultra-powerful PRIMEHPC FX1000 supercomputers with the goal of turning their product development cycle into a “no-prototype” affair where things like impact, functionality, and airflow tests can be run on CAD designs instead of real products. It’s no mystery that, thanks in …

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This ‘AI Camera Assistant’ Has Raised Over $3.7 Million on Kickstarter

Arsenal—the “camera assistant” gadget that uses AI to pick your camera settings for you—is back on Kickstarter. After successfully funding and shipping version 1 to over 15,000 backers, creator Ryan Stout is back with Arsenal 2, and he’s already raised nearly $4 million! Arsenal, and now Arsenal 2, was created by software developer and photographer …

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