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China’s New 500MP ‘Super Camera’ Can Identify a Face Among Tens of Thousands – Photography Article

Scientists at the Fudan University and Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics in China have developed a 500MP cloud-connected ‘super camera’ that can reportedly pick out facial details of an individual person among thousands in a crowded stadium. The new tech is raising serious concerns about privacy and government monitoring. According to a report by ABC News, the camera was revealed at China’s International Industry Fair by Xiaoyang Zeng, one of the scientists who worked on the new…

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US Military Still Buying Chinese-Made Drones Despite Spying Concerns – Aerial Photography Article

US Military Still Buying Chinese-Made Drones Despite Spying Concerns  Voice of America The Air Force and the Navy bought Chinese-manufactured drones for elite forces months after the Pentagon prohibited their use due to cybersecurity concerns, … >> Osmo Pocket vs. Osmo Mobile 2: Which One Should You Buy? Source link Share Tweet Share Pin Email China drones US Military This is only a snippet of a Aerial Photography Article written by edupin Source link

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Charlie Cole, Photojournalist Behind Iconic Tank Man Photo, Dies at 64 – Photography Article

It has been two weeks of constant loss in the photo industry. First we lost Peter Lindbergh, then Robert Frank, and now Charlie Cole, the American photojournalist behind one of the four iconic Tank Man photos taken during the infamous 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing, has also passed away. Cole was 64 years old. Cole was born in Bonham, Texas. The son of a US Air Force chaplain, he grew up near Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs,…

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China Aims World Record With Pilotless Passenger Drone Flights Soon – Aerial Photography Article

China Aims World Record With Pilotless Passenger Drone Flights Soon  International Business Times China may become the first country in the world to operate pilotless passenger flights if a local start up’s plan turns out successful. >> Osmo Pocket vs. Osmo Mobile 2: Which One Should You Buy? Source link Share Tweet Share Pin Email air taxi Airbus Boeing China drone Dubai ehang guangzhou Parrot This is only a snippet of a Aerial Photography Article written by edupin Source link

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Sony Quietly Raised the Price of the 135mm f/1.8 GM Lens by $200 – Photography Article

This past weekend, Sony quietly increased the price of its exceptionally sharp 135mm f/1.8 G Master lens by $200, raising the price from $1,898 to $2,098 overnight without any explanation. It’s left the industry wondering why, and some speculating that the US/China trade war is to blame. The price increase was originally spotted by Sony Alpha Rumors, who speculated that it may have something to do with the current trade war between the US and China, and the new tariffs…

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Chinese ‘Killer’ Drones Are Falling Out of Style in the Middle East – Aerial Photography Article

Chinese ‘Killer’ Drones Are Falling Out of Style in the Middle East  The National Interest Online China’s CH-4 killer drone appears to be falling out of favor with some of its major operators. The Iraqi air force is down to just one operational CH-4 out of a fleet … >> Osmo Pocket vs. Osmo Mobile 2: Which One Should You Buy? Source link Share Tweet Share Pin Email China drone military Security technology This is only a snippet of a Aerial…

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Trump Announces New Tariffs that May Affect the Price of Cameras and Lenses – Photography Article

President Trump has announced that a fresh wave of tariffs will be imposed on goods imported from China beginning September 1st. The 10% tariff—which is in addition to the 25% tariffs already in effect—may mean increased prices on any cameras, lenses, or other photography gear imported to the United States from China. The news broke last night, when the President tweeted that “the U.S. will start, on September 1st, putting a small additional Tariff of 10% on the remaining 300…

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Sony’s FE 35mm f/1.8 Lens is Cheaper in Canada, are Trump Tariffs to Blame? – Photography Article

If you live in the United States, you may be surprised to hear that you’ll pay a premium to buy the latest Sony FE mount lens. As pointed out in a recent report by Sony Alpha Rumors, the new Sony FE 35mm f/1.8 lens is selling for about 19% less in Canada than it is in the US, which has the photo community wondering if the latest round of Trump tariffs are to blame. Back in May, as trade tensions…

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A wonderful journey in Asian holy places — Time Lapse Network – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Explore Thailand, China, Burma, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India (Ladakh) and Cambodia with the help of Nicolas’ latest hyperlapse video, which was polished using LRTimelapse! Nicolas Jouhet shared with us the following details on his video: Making this film led me to travel to many holy places in Asia. But it is not this trip that I wanted to tell here, but an inner journey through the progressive understanding of impermanence. This leads us to realize that everything is linked, that…

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2-3 Day Xi’an, China Itinerary – Aerial Photography Article

I’d been waiting eagerly to travel to Xi’an to visit the Terracotta Warriors (or Terracotta Army) forever. But this ancient city is so much more than the home to the world’s largest imperial tomb complex. Xi’an was the first capital of united China in 221 BC that was ruled by 13 dynasties! In many ways it is the birthplace of China, the nation. It was also at one point the starting point of the Silk Road, the trade route between…

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