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Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Cameras Have New Sensors, Faster Autofocus

Phil Schiller, Senior Vice President at Apple, Inc. speaks about the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus during an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino

Apple has today announced what CEO Tim Cook claims to be “the biggest advancement in the history of iPhone.”

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A group of people takes a picture of themselves from the Victoria Peak Lookout with the Hong Kong skyline as a backdrop on May 25, 2014, in Hong Kong.
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How the Selfie Stick Is Killing the Selfie

The selfie has been demonized and decried, despite its democratization as a proper photographic genre. It’s about to get worse, as selfie sticks grow in popularity

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Instagram Wants Hyperlapse To Be ‘Another Way of Seeing’

Hyperlapse, Instagram’s newest iOS app, makes it easier to create time-lapse videos. But will it lead to the new creative forms it hopes to inspire?

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From Mars, With Curiosity: How We Get Pictures From the Red Planet

Millions of miles away, the Curiosity rover is taking some of the most important photographs in human history. TIME speaks with the scientists controlling the rover’s cameras

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TIME Senior Editor Jonathan D. Woods is seen holding a 360Heros scuba rig as he shoots a 360 video of Aquarius Reef Base on June 15, 2014.
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Behind the Making of Deep Dive: TIME’s First 360 Degree Panoramic Underwater Video

Creating an interactive 360-degree panoramic video can be a technological challenge, especially when your subject is underwater. TIME goes behind-the-scenes of its Deep Dive project and speaks with 360Heros’ Michael Kintner, who manufactured from scratch an underwater video rig

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You’d be hard-pressed to find a bad review of Sony’s latest Cyber-shot RX100 III. With its large 20.1-megapixel sensor, a sensitivity range of ISO 100-6400 and its fast 24-70mm lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.8, you just can’t go wrong. Not only does it offer great results in auto mode, but the RX100 III also offers full manual controls, making it an ideal companion for amateur and professional photographers alike. Of course, the closer you get to perfection, the higher the price: $799.
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The 10 Best Cameras for Summer

Whether you’re after the fastest compact camera or the most stylish one, TIME LightBox offers its selection of the 10 best models for the summer season.

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USA. Chicago, Illinois. 1966. Muhammad ALI on a bridge overlooking the Chicago River and the city's skyline.
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Printing Money on Instagram: A Guide for Photographers

Can Instagram offer a new revenue source to photographers? Magnum Photos seems to think so as it offers, for a limited time, an unprecedented selection of prints from its roster of award-winning photographers

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Necessities, Not Accessories: Camera Bags by Magnum Photographers

Magnum photographers Steve McCurry and David Alan Harvey tackle a classic gear challenge in attempting to design the perfect camera bag

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Meet Panono, the All-Seeing Camera You Toss in the Air

It might look a bit like space-age basketball, but it’s actually a portable, bounce-able Google streetview-style camera. Meet Panono, a passion project by Berlin-born photographer Jonas Pfeil.

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Golden Oldie: The Legendary Brass Petzval Lens Returns, Re-Imagined

In a modern photographic landscape where aesthetic sensibilities are dominated by Instagram filters that create “instant art,” one company has decided to bring things all the way back to 1840.

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