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Social Media
#AltTextForAll: Improving the visual experience for blind & low vision people
More than 6.6 billion images are uploaded to the internet every day, but for those who are blind or have low vision, it can be a massively limited experience.
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Crowdsourcing
Travel photos on Flickr hint at people's global travel patterns
What can millions of travel pics on photo-sharing site Flickr help researchers understand about people’s travelling patterns? It turns out the answer is quite a lot.
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Photography
Adobe AI detects Photoshopped faces as war against fakes continues
Adobe and researchers at UC Berkeley in the United States have teamed up to create a way of detecting image edits that were made with Photoshop Face Aware Liquify feature.
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Epson
Hands-on review: Epson FastFoto FF-680W
Simple in layout and function, it packs the punch of a professional scanner and will prove an invaluable tool for anyone needing to archive large quantities of photographs.
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Flickr
Five changes coming to Flickr in 2019
If you’re a Flickr community member or user, there are some big changes coming. Here are five things you need to know.
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Printers
Hands-on review: HP Sprocket, the portable instant printer
The HP Sprocket harkens back to the days of Polaroid cameras, giving you the ability to print photos anywhere, at any time.
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Social Media
Snapchat Spectacles put up tidy but modest sales numbers
The numbers weren’t exactly super-specific, but it’s enough to make some estimates of how many units they’ve sold.
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Photo sharing
Kiwi developer's printing app scores Google Pay rights in Australia
Kiwi app developer MEA has swept its way into Australia through its Printicular app, which is now offering customers Android Pay to print photos.
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Selfie
Opinion: Is social media destroying our photos?
Photo sharing apps are changing the role of photos, you could say.
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Smartphone
What's really going on with men, women, and their smartphone photos?
“It is not surprising that women use and value the information stored on connected devices differently from men."
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Photo sharing
From cardboard heads to yetis: Weird stock images galore
Stock image galleries are vast collections of every image you can imagine - from the very helpful to the downright weird.
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Smartphone
Nikon releases new high-performance lens
“By establishing the new standard for everyday travel photography experiences, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80MM F/2.8-4E ED VR is set to be an essential."
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Document Management
Print your photos now... Or else
“If we want to preserve [our digital lives], we need to make sure that the digital objects we create today can still be rendered far into the future."
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Facebook
Instagram introduces 5 new filters - about time!
Instagram has today announced the release of five new filters, a move to keep up with ever-improving mobile phone cameras.
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Printers
Lady Gaga creates mobile pic printer with Polaroid
Portable device to free images from digital cameras and mobile phones.