iPhone 6 Vs. Galaxy Note 4 Camera

Pro photographers deliver the final word on which smartphone has the best camera

By on March 3, 2015 at 1:45 PM.

Pro photographers deliver the final word on which smartphone has the best camera

Everyone wants their smartphone to have a killer camera and megapixel counts don’t tell the entire story by any stretch of the imagination. PhoneArena draws our attention to a new survey of photography experts conducted by Teleguru.pl that really looks like the final word on smartphone camera quality for this generation of devices. More →

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Xiaomi YiCamera Vs. GoPro

Xiaomi’s GoPro killer shoots 1080p at 60 fps… and costs just $64

By on March 2, 2015 at 9:00 PM.

Xiaomi’s GoPro killer shoots 1080p at 60 fps… and costs just $64

Xiaomi has made a name for itself by putting out hardware with incredible specs at insanely low prices — witness its $640 49-inch 4K TV if you want just one example. Sister site BGR India points us to Xiaomi’s latest exercise in low-margin madness: A GoPro rival that shoots 1080p video at 60 frames per second and costs just $64. More →

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Apple iPhone Camera Patent

Apple’s clever idea for making your iPhone’s camera even better

By on February 12, 2015 at 10:15 PM.

Apple’s clever idea for making your iPhone’s camera even better

Apple is always looking for ways to improve the iPhone’s camera performance and AppleInsider has stumbled across a new patent that shows Apple has some very clever ideas for making iPhone cameras better than ever. More →

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GoPro Hero4 Slow Motion Video

Watch the very first high-def, 240 FPS footage from a GoPro camera

By on January 29, 2015 at 6:15 PM.

Watch the very first high-def, 240 FPS footage from a GoPro camera

We’ve shared dozens of incredible GoPro videos on BGR over the past year, but thanks to an upcoming firmware update, some of the videos we post in the future are going to be a lot more epic. Gizmodo had a chance to check out a GoPro Hero4 Black update at the Winter X Games over the weekend — an update which allows the Hero4 Black to film at 240 frames per second in 720p resolution. More →

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Video Feedback Loop

Video: The feedback loop created when this guy points a camera at a monitor is mesmerizing

By on January 20, 2015 at 1:32 PM.

Video: The feedback loop created when this guy points a camera at a monitor is mesmerizing

Who would have thought that a simple video of a camera filming the monitor it’s connected to could be so endlessly fascinating? Photographer and YouTuber Jong Chool Do recently posted a video of just that — a camera, pointed at its monitor, moving. It sounds unbelievably boring, but it turned out to be absolutely mesmerizing. More →

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Best GoPro Videos Ocean Footage

GoPro falls into the ocean, captures incredible footage of marine life

By on January 16, 2015 at 9:45 PM.

GoPro falls into the ocean, captures incredible footage of marine life

GoPro videos never cease to amaze us and this latest one looks like it could have come straight from National Geographic. In reality, though, this video was created when a GoPro 3+ Black Edition owner strapped the camera to a remote-controlled plane that he tried to fly over the ocean, only to see it crash into the water. More →

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New York Tribute Video Aerial Drones

Aerial drones used to film the most beautiful tribute to New York City you’ll ever see

By on January 9, 2015 at 10:45 PM.

Aerial drones used to film the most beautiful tribute to New York City you’ll ever see

For years, we didn’t think any video tribute to New York City could match the one at the very beginning of the classic Woody Allen film Manhattan, in which beautiful black-and-white footage taken throughout the city rolls by accompanied by Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. Now, however, a new video of New York City’s five boroughs that was filmed using aerial drones has caused us to reconsider our thinking. More →

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GoPro Hero4 Black and Silver

GoPro’s new Hero4 cameras are about to get even better

By on January 8, 2015 at 6:45 PM.

GoPro’s new Hero4 cameras are about to get even better

GoPro a few months ago unveiled a new line of powerful cameras, deciding to announce the new products well ahead of CES 2015. But as Engadget points out, the company does have a small announcement related to its brand new Hero4 cameras set for this particular tech event. More →

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GoPro Video Forest Fire

Incredible GoPro video shows what it’s like to battle a massive forest fire up close

By on January 6, 2015 at 12:35 PM.

Incredible GoPro video shows what it’s like to battle a massive forest fire up close

The best thing about the GoPro camera is that it lets us explore scenarios we’d never have the opportunity to explore in real life. Either that, or we’d be far too frightened to put ourselves in those situations in the first place.

In this video from YouTube user Ben Wilson, entitled “Inside the Inferno,” you see a terrifying forest fire from the perspective of a firefighter as he and his squad attempt to extinguish it. More →

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iPhone 6 Camera Tips And Tricks

These are the essential iPhone camera tricks used by pro photographers

By on December 19, 2014 at 2:02 PM.

These are the essential iPhone camera tricks used by pro photographers

The iPhone 6 can take stunning pictures, but that doesn’t mean the phone will do all the work for you. BostInno has put together a list of 10 essential tricks that pro photographers use to make sure their iPhones take first-rate pictures and while some are pretty obvious — most of us know to hold our phones horizontally at this point and to not use the pinch-to-zoom function unless it’s completely necessary — others really caught our attention as things we’ve never thought of before. More →

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Best Smartphone Camera Huawei Honor 6 Plus

The smartphone world may have a new camera king… and it’s not from Apple or Samsung

By on December 12, 2014 at 9:45 PM.

The smartphone world may have a new camera king… and it’s not from Apple or Samsung

Although smartphone cameras in general have shown improvement by leaps and bounds over the past year, the iPhone 6 Plus and the Galaxy Note 4 in particular were singled out by reviewers as setting new standards for smartphone picture quality in 2014. However, PhoneArena points out that a new phone from Huawei is angling to beat them both in 2015 and it’s posted some comparative pictures taken with the device to make its case. More →

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Funny Or Die NYPD Body Camera Video

You must watch Funny or Die’s hilarious ‘leaked footage’ of NYPD body cams

By on December 9, 2014 at 9:00 PM.

You must watch Funny or Die’s hilarious ‘leaked footage’ of NYPD body cams

Now that police in New York City have started wearing body cameras, Funny or Die has decided to have some fun at New York’s finest’s expense by making a satirical video of “leaked footage” from one officer’s first day on the job wearing a camera. More →

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