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Google Gets More Hawaii Street View Imagery

Back in 2012, Google added some stunning imagery from the Hawaiian Islands to Street View. Today, the company announced the addition of more. The new imagery comes as a result of the Trekker Loan Program Google announced last summer, which lets organizations borrow Google’s Trekker backpack camera device to capture imagery for Street View. The program’s first partner was the …

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Google Adding Underwater Street View Imagery For Sydney

Not content to just photograph the world’s land for Street View, Google has been acquiring imagery from under the sea as well. Back in 2012, Google teamed up with The Catlin Seaview Survey to add underwater imagery from the world’s oceans. Last week, Google announced that it has new imagery from the partnership up, including from Isla Mujeres and Cancun. …

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Here’s How Multimedia On Wikipedia Could Work In A Couple Years

The WIkimedia Foundation is thinking about some changes it can make to the way multimedia works on Wikipedia, and has shared its vision for some possibilities for the next couple of years. It looks like the experience will be getting much more social. “The Wikimedia Foundation’s Multimedia team was formed to provide a richer experience and support more media contributions …

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Sonic The Hedgehog Creator Wants You To Take Pictures Of Whales

Yuji Naka, the man who breathed life into Sonic the Hedgehog back in the early 90s, is no longer with Sega. He left back in 2006 to form his own independent studio called Prope. The studio’s highest profile release since then has been Ivy the Kiwi?, but now Naka wants to take us on a photography trip. In Naka’s latest …

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Nokia Lumia 1020 Gets RAW Photo Support

The 41-megapixel Nokia Lumia 1020 recently received the Lumia Black software update, which allows for shooting pictures in the relatively compression- and processing-free RAW Digital Negative Format (DNG), as well as other small functionality modifications. Aside from the RAW upgrade to compliment the 1020’s PureView camera sensor sitting behind a Zeiss lens, Nokia users can now lock the screen rotation, …

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Here Are Some Stunning Photos of North Korea from TIME’s Instagram Photog of the Year

TIME magazine recently named David Guttenfelder, the AP’s chief Asia photographer, “Instagram Photographer of the Year” – an award that would have confused most people a few year ago. Sure, it’s a new medium – but why not give credit where credit is due. Guttenfelder, who exclusively captures via iPhone, has an incredible photostream on the Facebook-owned social network. That’s …

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Adobe Updates Lightroom With Support For More Cameras

Back in April, Adobe introduced the world to its latest professional photography tool with Lightroom 5. Now we’re almost done with 2013, but Adobe has one last major update for Lightroom users before the end of the year. Adobe announced on Wednesday that the newest version of Lightroom – version 5.3 – adds support for a multitude of new cameras. …

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Microsoft Updates Photosynth With New 3D Imagery Features

Back in 2006, Microsoft introduced a new way to view pictures with photosynth – an application that converts photographs into explorable 3D environments. Since then, the application has received numerous updates with today being one of the biggest updates to the application since its launch. Microsoft announced today via the Bing blog that photosynth has been updated with four new …

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Google Lets Anyone Create Street View Imagery For Google Maps

Google has now enabled users to create their own Street View imagery to share and make visible to people using Google Maps. Now the amount of Street View imagery available is going to grow tremendously, offering a lot more to people looking to check out areas of the world they intend to travel to or just want to look at …

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Canon Cameras Used in ‘Iron Man 3′

Canon has long been known for its high quality, when it comes to taking pictures in the photography field. Recently, however, Canon has also made a name for itself in the world of cinema. Two years ago Canon launched its Cinema EOS camera system at an event in which cinematographers, press, directors and other invited guests attended. And although the …

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Google Adds Street View Imagery From Airports, Transit Stations

Google announced that it has added some new transit locations to Street View to make it easier to see where you’re going while you’re traveling. Specifically, they’ve added 16 international airports, ovder 50 train and subway stations and a cable car station in Hong Kong. “Now you can visit the check-in counter of your airline in Madrid, map out the …

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Google Gets Awesome New Street View Imagery From National Parks

Google’s Street View team has been working with the U.S. National Parks Service and Parks Canada to get new imagery on Google Maps for a plethora of interesting locations in the two countries. So far, Google has utilized its Street View cars, trikes and Trekker backpack system to add imagery for 44 locations. Here’s a look at some highlights. Sequoia …

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