5 Mysterious Videos That Cannot Be Explained
There are thousands if not millions of cameras and videos being records across the globe everyday. Whether it be on someone’s cell phone, or through private ...
Nixie- The Wearable camera drone
A camera that comes with you everywhere... and can fly. With a gesture, Nixie takes off, captures the moment, and comes right back.
Rare Photos From 1966 Show The NYC Subway In Full Color
Change comes slowly to the subway. Signs hang for decades. Trains are rarely replaced. A new line can take centuries. So the subway captured in these remarkable images by photographer Danny Lyon in 19...
These Are The Oldest Known Photos Ever Taken
With apps like Instagram and Snapchat, our obsession with pictures is alive and well. Before you start thinking that your selfie or picture of lightning is somehow innovative, check out the first phot...
Helmet Camera Footage Shows Joint U.S. Delta Force-Kurdish Raid To Rescue Islamic State Hostages
A video first posted Saturday by Rudaw, a Kurdish news site, purportedly shows footage of the joint U.S.-Kurdish raid that freed about 70 hostages from an Islamic State prison in northern Iraq early T...
Affordable Camera Reveals Hidden Details Invisible To The Naked Eye
Peering into a grocery store bin, it’s hard to tell if a peach or tomato or avocado is starting to go bad underneath its skin. But an affordable camera technology being developed by the University of ...
New HD camera waterproof drone is aiming to revolutionize underwater photography
Up until now, little progress has been made in terms of underwater photography. If it is possible to obtain good quality images underwater, it is also important to remember that this type of technolog...
Are Londoners Horrible? (the kindness experiment)
If a stranger drops groceries in the parking lot, do you stop and help pick them up? What about if you saw an elderly woman needing assistance, do you put your needs aside for a few seconds to help? T...
Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color
As photography was not invented until the 1820s, the Civil War was one of the first wars to be photographed. Famous photographers such as Mathew Brady and his apprentice Alexander Gardner made it thei...
Throwable Tactical Camera Gets Commercial Release
Unseen areas are troublesome for police and first responders: Rooms can harbor dangerous gunmen, while collapsed buildings can conceal survivors. Now Bounce Imaging, founded by an MIT alumnus, is givi...
Introducing the Lily Camera
Lily is the world's first throw-and-shoot camera. It lets anyone create cinematic footage previously reserved for professional filmmakers. Lily is waterproof...
Turn Your Smartphone Into A 150x Microscope
One of my favourite activities as a kid was to muck about with my dad's microscope, poring over ancient (in my mind) slides bearing legends such as "urea", "bee pollen" and "spores of smut". The teeny...
The Trillion-Frame-Per-Second Camera
Researchers from Japan have developed a new high-speed camera that can record events at a rate of more than 1-trillion-frames-per-second. That speed is more than one thousand times faster than convent...
High speed Japanese camera can take 1 trillion frames a second
Japanese engineers have produced a high-speed camera that can record events at more than one trillion frames per second. It is so sensitive it can capture waves of atoms excited by a laser pulse and t...
8 Crucial Innovations In The Invention Of Photography
The pint-sized point-and-shoots and smartphone cameras of today are only the latest in a long line of photographic innovations that date back all the way to the ancient world. Dozens of different inve...
Hidden cameras show airport workers stealing from bags
Inside a plane at Miami International Airport, baggage handlers are going on a shopping spree with passengers' bags. What they don't know is that they are being recorded on a hidden camera. The Miami-...
Camera
A camera is an optical instrument that records images that can be stored directly, transmitted to another location, or both. These images may be still photographs or moving images such as videos or mo...
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Camera lens
A camera lens (also known as photographic lens or photographic objective) is an optical lens or assembly of lenses used in conjunction with a camera body and mechanism to make images of objects either...
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Lens mount
A lens mount is an interface — mechanical and often also electrical — between a photographic camera body and a lens. It is confined to cameras where the body allows interchangeable lenses, most usuall...
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Shutter (photography)
In photography, a shutter is a device that allows light to pass for a determined period of time, exposing photographic film or a light-sensitive electronic sensor to light in order to capture a perman...
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Optical filter
Optical filters are devices that selectively transmit light of different wavelengths, usually implemented as plane glass or plastic devices in the optical path which are either dyed in the bulk or hav...
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Flash (photography)
A flash is a device used in photography producing a flash of artificial light (typically 1/1000 to 1/200 of a second) at a color temperature of about 5500 K to help illuminate a scene. A major purpose...
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Photographic film
Photographic film is a strip or sheet of transparent plastic film base coated on one side with a gelatin emulsion containing microscopically small light-sensitive silver halide crystals. The sizes and...
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History of photography
The history of photography has roots in remote antiquity with the discovery of the principle of the camera obscura and the observation that some substances are visibly altered by exposure to light. ...
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