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Kogeto comes full circle with Joey seamless 360-degree 4K video camera

A panoramic camera with a lot of potential uses, Joey lets you capture, broadcast and interact with the world it sees.

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Oppo's Find 7 comes with a 13-megapixel camera and features a Super Zoom function -- it takes 10 burst shots and combines the best four into a "super" 50-megapixel picture. This gives you more detail in your picture, but it does take a while for the phone to do the processing.

Slim smartphone zoom is one step closer

New technology from DynaOptics promises to deliver optical zoom to smartphones without the need for a protruding lens element.

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Light your photos, videos with Fotodiox Pro compact FlapJack LED panels

The new edge-lit circular and rectangular panels are thin and light enough to stick in your bag and let you put light where other panels might be just too big.

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Camera-accessory maker Spider Holster rethinks the common hand strap

The SpiderPro Hand Strap fixes several design problems to give you a more secure grip and a better fit.

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The $600 Fujifilm X30 doesn't have interchangeable lenses, but it embodies the shift toward high-end compact cameras.

For camera makers, hope lies in pricey devices for the few

As smartphones replace point-and-shoots, companies from Nikon to Fujifilm are scrambling to build premium product lines. That's great news for photo enthusiasts.

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Google's Panoramio offers people a way to explore the world through maps and photos. The founders of the service don't want Google to kill the service.

Panoramio founders try persuading Google not to kill site

Users of the site for sharing geotagged photos are upset Google is migrating to its Views service instead, and now the founders want Google to reverse course.

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Sigma CEO Kazuto Yamaki Photokina shows the new company's new 150-600mm lens at Photokina.

Sigma CEO leads premium push in camera market (Q&A)

Under CEO Kazuto Yamaki, Sigma has helped transform the Japanese company so most of its revenue comes from higher-end products. Too bad about the camera business, though.

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Lawyer allegedly photoshopped herself with celebs, faces suspension

An LA attorney allegedly marketed herself as someone who rubs shoulders with the famous such as Bill Clinton and, um, Nick Lachey.

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The Pentax Q-S1 is small, so its flash has to spring a long way away from the lens to avoid redeye problems.

Pentax seeks turnaround with tiny Q, giant 645 cameras

The teensy Q cameras flopped in the US, but they remain central to Pentax's effort to rebuild its business and brand. Also coming: a big price cut for the K-50 SLR -- and leaf-shutter lenses for the beefy 645Z.

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Evan Rapoport, Google's product manager in charge of its Views photo service, at Photokina 2014.

Google Views' growth means death for longtime photo-sharing service

The little-known Panoramio service will eventually disappear as Google moves to a new Views option for sharing location-linked photos -- and adding imagery to Google Maps.

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The Relonch Camera snaps onto an iPhone to let people take more dramatic photos than the phone can on its own, the startup says.

Relonch plans $500 accessory camera for punchy iPhone portraits

A startup debuts a camera that fits snugly onto an iPhone for a different style of picture. It's costly, but Relonch says the effect isn't possible with the iPhone's own camera.

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Phase One's new Capture One Pro 8 software gets better at  editing and cataloging images, correcting lens flaws, and attracting people using Apple's now-dormant Aperture.

Phase One's updated image editor throws Apple Aperture users a lifeline

The death of Apple's photo-editing software offers lots of new customers to Capture One Pro. Version 8 gets a migration tool, new editing options, and a subscription pricing option.

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