How does a high speed camera shutter work? Here's a video of it, in slow motion. Phantom slow mo cams show us just how crazy fast these cameras work. From at 1920 frames per second, here's a Nikon D4 shooting photos at a rate of 10 frames per second.
The mirror flips up and first curtain drops at each photo and exposes the image sensor for 1/200th of a second, of which then the second shutter drops to complete the exposure. It's an amazing feat. Check out the video below:
Who uses a camera these days? Er..practically no one. Unless you're a professional photographer and that's your job. But even more are turning to the efficiency of smartphones these days. Sony's new ILCE-QX1 lens camera system is going to make the DSLR a lot less bulky. Read more
It's about a week more to go before the new iPhone 6 takes the stage. There's also a very good chance that it is going to be very different from all its previous versions. Could this be how it looks like? Read more
Say you're a standup comedian and you're speaking to a crowd. The only way to tell if your jokes were flat is by the crowd not reacting to it. But what if you went further than that. What if you made them angry but they're just not voicing it out? This Google Glass app will measure emotions. It is both creepy, and possibly useful in some situations. Read more