Nikon does a full 360 with new action cam

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The Nikon Key Mission 360 is on a mission to compete with action camera industry leader GoPro.
The Nikon Key Mission 360 is on a mission to compete with action camera industry leader GoPro.
Photo: Nikon

Cult of Mac CES 2016 full coverageAdd Nikon to the growing list of companies taking on GoPro in the action camera market.

Nikon made a surprise announcement this week at CES in Las Vegas, unveiling plans for a portable camera that offers 360-degree immersive perspective.

iPhone is most popular camera among Flickr’s 112 million photographers

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Flickr photographers love the camera on the iPhone.
Flickr photographers love the camera on the iPhone.
Photo: Flickr

The longtime Kings of the Camera must know their kingdoms are shrinking. If Canon or Nikon need further evidence, Flickr’s 2015 Year in Review shows the popular tool of choice for an engaged and global photography community is not a dedicated camera. It’s first and foremost a phone.

Apple’s iPhone was the popular device used by the Flickr community, according to an analysis of the EXIF data on pictures uploaded to the site. iPhone cameras accounted for 42 percent of the photos on the site, compared to the DSLRs of Canon, 27 percent, and the Nikon, 16 percent.

Photographer takes our breath away with time-lapse travel

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Dubai Flow Motion is the latest time-lapse video by travel photographer/filmmaker Rob Whitworth. Photo: Rob Whitworth/YouTube
Dubai Flow Motion is the latest time-lapse video by travel photographer/filmmaker Rob Whitworth. Photo: Rob Whitworth/YouTube

When camera companies began putting a “record” button on DSLRs, things got really interesting for Rob Whitworth. Is he a photographer or a filmmaker?

The ambiguity about his work description does not matter for anyone who has taken a heart-racing, stomach-dropping ride through his time-lapse videos.

In his latest, Dubai Flow Motion, viewers will feel shot out of a canon for a three-minute hectic but thorough tour of this sparkling Middle East city. Whitworth’s camera will take you up the tallest skyscraper, send you blasting through its floors to see rooms teeming with life and send you crashing into the sea.

Gadget Watch: Shooting, cycling, charging and … toweling?

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Cameras, chargers, cycle helmets and saddles. Yes, it’s another edition of Cult of Mac's Gadget Watch, and again we’re heading outdoors to snap photos and enjoy the sun. Take a look at this week’s death-defying gear.

Cameras, chargers, cycle helmets and saddles. Yes, it’s another edition of Cult of Mac's Gadget Watch, and again we’re heading outdoors to snap photos and enjoy the sun. Take a look at this week’s death-defying gear.


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Nikon Partners With Black Rapid For New Camera Strap Design

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Nikon might be content to lose out to its competitors in every field except SLR bodies and lenses, but it beginning a big comeback, starting at the very top – literally. Two new camera straps – the Quick-Draw and the Quick-Draw S – are made in partnership with Black Rapid, and promise to let you never buy a third-party camera strap ever again.

Nikon P340 With Wi-Fi And Utilitarian Style

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If you got a kid to draw a picture of a camera, that picture would look just like the new Nikon P340, a device that can be accurately described as “boxy, with knobs.” And it’s gorgeous, kind of like then Lenovo Thinkpad of cameras, and despite its diminutive form it has everything an enthusiast would need – except a viewfinder.

Create Stunning High-Definition Images With HDR Darkroom 3 [Deals]

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If you’ve been looking for a way to get professional high-definition results with your photos at lightning speed on your Mac or PC, then look no further. Cult of Mac Deals has your solution – and at a price that’s not going to break the bank, either.

HDR Darkroom 3 is the first HDR software with comprehensive color space management. The developers have created color space management tools with a short learning curve so you can take your photography game to a whole new level. And you can get HDR Darkroom 3 for only $34.99 during this limited time offer.