Posts Tagged: digital cameras

Which City Is the Most Photogenic? Round One: London vs. Amsterdam

If the digital revolution made it possible for anyone to become a photographer, then one can argue that Instagram has emerged as the ultimate space in which the masses showcase their art. Once shrugged off by the photographic elite, digital photography has finally come in to its own as a legitimate form in the last several years. And it feels like a good time to celebrate that fact.

Samsung Digital Imaging is holding a global competition inviting 32 Instagram stars from 8 countries to prove that their city is the most photogenic. Thirty-two Instagram stars from 8 countries will showcase the various features of the new web-enabled Galaxy [...]



"It costs about $1,500 to print one copy of a movie on 35 mm film and ship it to theaters in its heavy metal canister. Multiply that by 4,000 copies — one for each movie on each screen in each multiplex around the country — and the numbers start to get ugly. By comparison, putting out a digital copy costs a mere $150." —LA Weekly – who else? — foretells the death of 35mm film and everything it'll take to the grave with it including your local art-house theater. Oh, and all the prettiest moving images imaginable. 


The Camera With a Beautification App

"If your cheeks look too wide in a photograph, you can place your hands on your cheeks so it hides them, and it will have the effect of making your face look much smaller." —There are some things that even the most futuristic digital cameras — cameras that make your teeth look whiter and your face look prettier — cannot achieve.