Xiaomi to launch the world’s first liquid lens smartphone camera

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has officially confirmed on its Weibo blog that its upcoming Mi Mix phone, to be launched in a few days, will be the world’s first smartphone to use “liquid lens” technology in its camera.Continue ReadingCategory:… Continue reading Xiaomi to launch the world’s first liquid lens smartphone camera

The remarkable winners of the 2021 Sony World Photography Awards

The winners of the 2021 Sony World Photography Awards deliver an eclectic assortment of incredible images, spanning everything from a once-in-a-lifetime shot of a comet over Stonehenge to a portrait of the unique way COVID-19 changed live music perform… Continue reading The remarkable winners of the 2021 Sony World Photography Awards

Into the wild with the World Nature Photography Award winners

The inaugural World Nature Photography Awards has delivered a strong collection of images showcasing the breadth of the planet’s natural wonders. From unusual animal perspectives to spectacular landscapes, here is a selection of highlights.Continue Rea… Continue reading Into the wild with the World Nature Photography Award winners

Surreal sights in the Black and White Minimalist Photography Awards

In its first year, the Black and White Minimalist Photography awards presents a sublime collection of esoteric monochrome imagery. From surreal architectural abstractions to desolate snowbound compositions, the contest is a rich reminder of the power o… Continue reading Surreal sights in the Black and White Minimalist Photography Awards

Deepfake tech used to bring dead relatives back to life

Genealogy company MyHeritage is putting deepfake technology to a creatively unsettling use with a new feature called Deep Nostalgia. The system animates photographs of long-deceased loved ones, turning old still portraits into uncanny blinking and smil… Continue reading Deepfake tech used to bring dead relatives back to life

Sony World Photography Awards finalists embrace the weirdness of 2020

The Sony World Photography Awards has revealed an incredible selection of finalists and shortlisted shots in its prestigious annual professional competition. This year’s shortlist highlights how unusual the last 12 months have been, with many images de… Continue reading Sony World Photography Awards finalists embrace the weirdness of 2020

Smartphone snaps surprise in the 2021 Mobile Photography Awards

Established in 2011, the Mobile Photography Awards is a unique contest; as much as chronicle of smartphone camera evolution as a celebration of the art of mobile photography. In its 10th year it presents an indisputable case for the power of modern mob… Continue reading Smartphone snaps surprise in the 2021 Mobile Photography Awards