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Officials in California have revealed that a “smoke-generating pyrotechnic device” (i.e. a colored smoke grenade or ‘smoke bomb’) was the cause of the El Dorado Fire that has already burned some 8,600 acres across San Bernadino County. The grenade was apparently part of a gender reveal party. Officials didn’t reveal too many details. The CalFire
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Canon Australia has announced the PIXMA PRO-200 professional photo desktop printer, a successor to the highly-regarded the PIXMA PRO-100. The new PIXMA PRO-200 features an expanded range of color reproduction thanks to a new 8-color dye ink system that “enables high-image quality and high-productivity printing of artistic photographs,” Canon Australia says. The new system features
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In a surprise announcement this morning, Sony unveiled the new LA-EA5 lens adapter: a Sony A-mount to E-mount adapter that promises E-Mount autofocus and burst shooting performance when using Sony’s older A-mount glass, including lenses without a built-in AF motor. The LA-EA5 is a surprisingly compact adapter, given everything it’s promising. The adapter allegedly delivers
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Xiaomi has unveiled its third-generation of under-display cameras for upcoming smartphones. Instead of a notch or cutout, the edge-to-edge display will have a camera that’s nearly invisible under the screen while retaining the standard quality of front-facing cameras. “This brand-new technology is able to perfectly disguise the front camera under the phone’s screen without ruining
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Hundreds of astronomers, satellite operators, and dark-sky advocates recently joined forces to call out a problem that impacts all three groups: the growing number of SpaceX ‘Starlink‘ satellites in orbit, and how these ‘constellations’ could actively hurt scientific progress and have a ‘fatal’ impact on some forms of astrophotography. If you’ve been following PetaPixel for
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Sculpted busts give us an idea of what ancient Roman emperors looked like, but what if they had posed for photo portraits? That’s what designer/cinematographer Daniel Voshart explores using AI and Photoshop in his Roman Emperor Project. After gathering 800 images of busts found online, Voshart used the neural-network tool Artbreeder, historical research, and his
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GuruShots, the “World’s Greatest Photo Game,” has announced the winners of its “Inspirational Architecture” challenge, which received thousands of entries and over 36.4 million votes. The “Top Photographer” winner of the contest is Matthias Arnold of Germany. The “Top Photo” winner is Horvath Tomi of Hungary. Photo by Horvath Tomi – Hungary. The “Top Photo”
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