Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro Xiaomi''s latest flagship smartphones were launched on Thursday. Both new Mi phones are powered by the octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, pack more efficient LPDDR5 RAM, and faster UFS 3.0 storage. The Mi 10 and the Mi 10 Pro both come with a quad rear camera setup that includes a 108 megapixel main snapper, but the rest of the sensors differ. Notably, the Mi 10 Pro has been awarded a chart topping score of 124 by DxOMark for its photography prowess, surpassing previous leaders the Mi Note 10 Pro and the Huawei Mate 30 Pro.The Mi 10 price starts at CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs. 40,000) for the base 8GB 128GB variant, while the 8GB 256GB model will set buyers back by CNY 4,299 (roughly Rs. 43,000). The Mi 10''s top end 12GB 256GB version will cost CNY 4,699 (roughly Rs. 47,000). It will be available in Titanium Silver Black, Peach Gold, and Ice Blue colour options. Pre orders for the Mi 10 start today, and it will go on sale for the first time on February 14 in China. Xiaomi has also launched a cooler attachment priced at CNY 129 (roughly Rs. 1,300). Additionally, the company has introduced a 65W charger that is priced at CNY 149 (roughly Rs. 1,500).
Rumors of a new Nikon pro level sports camera were running rampant throughout most of 2019, with the camera maker putting a stop to those in September by letting us know that the D6 was in development.
This is according to eggheads at Trend Micro, who found that the since removed applications were all abusing a use after free() flaw in the operating system to elevate their privileges, and pull down and run further malware from a command and control server. The malicious apps were Camero, FileCrypt, and callCam, so check if you still have them installed."The three malicious apps were disguised as photography and file manager tools," said Trend researchers Ecular Xu and Joseph Chen on Monday.
Mercedes Benz versus BMW. It s one of the age old corporate head to heads that has been barging about since God was a teenager, a happy little war that has been fought on racetracks and roads, development centres and code farms. And it still goes on: these days it s the M Division of BMW slugging it out with Mercedes own AMG for fast premium dominance. But the one face off that really got the fires burning happened way back in the late Eighties when BMW launched the first E30 M3 to take on the Mercedes Benz 190E 2.3 16. But given the benefit of hindsight and time which really was best?Words: Tom Ford Photography: Mark Riccioni
Now empty, dank, and graffitied, these weathered concrete blockhouses are nevertheless worth a visit for any history, architecture, or photography buff. They also form a wondrous hide and seek playground for older children visiting the beach.And if you visit after dark, the bunkers provide the perfect platform from which to almost touch the profusion of stars in the heavens over the North Sea of Denmark.
Over the past few years, artist Carmen Winant has been digging up a small community of feminist photographers, often unacknowledged, who lived and worked in the lesbian lands of Southern Oregon. Lesbian lands are separatist intentional communities, most of which were formed by women during the 1970s back to the land movement. Winant s 2018 installation Lesbian Lands, and her recent book published by Printed Matter, Notes on Fundamental Joy; seeking the elimination of oppression through the social and political transformation of the patriarchy that otherwise threatens to bury us, honor Oregon s self titled land dykes and their contributions to the history of feminist photography.
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A London pub has received a radical makeover to promote women s football.The Red Lion boozer in the City has been aptly re named The Red Lioness for the next week and decorated with memorabilia, trophies and iconic photography.
TwitterEmail1 14ChevronChevronPhotograph: Mark ParascandolaA taxi drives by the welcome sign for Yangsong Town film studios in the Huairou District of Beijing. FacebookTwitterEmailSometime in the next year or two, China will likely surpass the United States as the world s biggest movie market. With a population of 1.4 billion, China already has more movie screens and sells more tickets than any other country. This year, it s projected to generate $11.05 billion in revenue compared to America s $12.11 billion. Although the pace has slowed in recent years, China s box office receipts grew by an average of 35 percent a year over the past decade. This has given the country s Communist Party leaders extraordinary clout with Hollywood studios eager to get their films into the lucrative but tightly censored Chinese market.Photo GalleryInside the Icelandic Facility Where Bitcoin Is MinedLaura MalloneePhoto GalleryDistant Galaxies? The Death Star? Nope, These Are ExplosionsMichael HardyPhotographyThe Acid Sludge Streaming Out of Germany #39;s Coal MinesLaura MalloneeBut because of strict limits on foreign film imports, domestic movies still dominate Chinese cinemas; in 2018, 398 Chinese pictures were released in theaters compared to 118 foreign films. Shooting that many films requires a lot of movie studios, so China s largely state controlled film industry has been on a building spree for the past couple decades. Hengdian World Studios, built in the 1990s on farmland in China s southeastern Zhejiang Province, claims to be the world s largest outdoor film studio and features full scale replicas of the Forbidden City and Beijing s Old Summer Palace, along with dozens of palaces, gardens, and streetscapes.
The Samsung Galaxy A90 5G is a high end phone, its biggest USP being its flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor. This is paired with 6GB and 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. For some reason, only the 6GB RAM variant of the Samsung Galaxy A90 5G supports expandable storage. There 's a 4,500mAh battery powering the whole thing with support for 25W fast charging. The Galaxy A91 will reportedly support 45W fast charging instead ndash; it would be interesting to see if Samsung also bundles a 45W compliant charger in the box. For some perspective, the Galaxy Note 10 also supports 45W fast charging, but Samsung doesn 't bundle a 45W charger in the box. On to the cameras, the Samsung Galaxy A90 5G comes with a triple camera setup on the rear ndash; a 48MP main camera, an 8MP ultra wide lens with a 123 degree field of view, and a 5MP depth sensor for portrait photography. The Galaxy A91 is said to swap the 8MP ultra wide with a 12MP camera. On the front, the Samsung Galaxy A90 5G has a 32MP camera. The Galaxy A91 will reportedly have the same setup but with an aperture of f 2.2.
Google Pixel 4 duo is less than two weeks away from launch, but there is no stopping the leaks. In fact, a new wave of Pixel 4 leaks has hit us again, and it is substantial. Purportedly official marketing videos showcasing the improved Google Assistant interface and the Motion Sense gestures have surfaced online. Additionally, we also get a look at the Soli powered Face Unlock in action, alongside official camera samples of the Pixel 4 with a special emphasis on its improved Night Sight and Astrophotography chops. Moreover, complete specifications and box contents of Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL have also leaked.
Nikon has officially announced the development of the Nikon D6, its long rumored replacement for the flagship Nikon D5 model. Mirrorless cameras might dominate the headlines in other areas of photography, but in the pro sports photography market, ruggedness, dependability, speed and the support of a professional lens and accessory system is still the priority.But while it has confirmed the Nikon D6 is coming, Nikon has not revealed any of its specifications. This means we can expect the rumors to build ahead of the camera's launch (Nikon has not even given a date), and we already have some ideas about what we could expect to see thanks to leaked Nikon D6 specifications.
On this episode we discuss whether flagship smartphone cameras are advancing at a rapid pace still. Reviewers Aditya Shenoy and Roydon Cerejo join host Pranay Parab to talk about this. We begin this episode by discussing what we have seen so far with the Google Pixel 3, iPhone XS, and Samsung Galaxy S10 series smartphone cameras. We talk at length about how far smartphone photography has come in recent years and what we can achieve right now. Then we talk about how much of this has to do with hardware on smartphones. How far can hardware alone take photography on smartphones? We discuss this at length before we move on to talking about the role of software in propelling smartphone photography. Here we talk about the Google Pixel 3's camera software advancements at length before mentioning where the rest of the industry stands, and this is where we bring in the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 camera.The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 camera adds a few much needed features to the world of smartphone photography. Some of the advancements to the Galaxy Note 10 deal with videos, which is great to see. We discuss the features of this smartphone's camera at length, where we tell you how it performs in daylight, low light, and compare Galaxy Note 10 camera with other smartphones. Finally, we talk about our expectations from the Pixel 4 and the next iPhone camera, where we discuss some rumours about the two smartphones as well and talk about what we can realistically expect from upcoming flagship smartphone cameras.
Vivo Z1x, the upcoming Vivo Z series phone, has received a launch date in India. The phone, which is claimed to deliver smooth performance and handle high end games with ease will be launched on September 6 in the country. Prior to the phone's official launch though, Vivo has confirmed that the Vivo Z1x will be exclusive to Flipkart. As per a promotional video, Vivo Z1x will come equipped with an in display fingerprint sensor and a waterdrop style notch, while a triple rear camera setup will there to handle photography.Vivo says in its press release that the Vivo Z1x will be exclusive to Flipkart upon launch. The Chinese smartphone maker notes that the phone has been designed for consumers that are performance oriented and love playing heavy density games on their handset. And since the Vivo Z1 Pro came equipped with the Snapdragon 712 SoC, we expect the Vivo Z1x Pro to step up and sport a more powerful Snapdragon processor to justify its gaming chops.
Almost two years after wrapping principle photography, Woody Allen s A Rainy Day In New York will play its first festival about four thousand miles away from New York.Allen s film, starring Elle Fanning, Timoth e Chalamet and Jude Law, was selected to open the Deauville American Film Festival in Deauville, France on September 9, Deadline reports.
By Mia GaluppoAugust 5, 2019FacebookTwitterEmailPhotography by: Gilbert SosaFacebookTwitterEmailIt s a familiar Hollywood story by now: A normal person gets plucked from relative obscurity and hoisted into an unfamiliar social strata. It s played out on the big screen in movies like My Fair Lady and The Jerk, but rarely does it happen so matter of factly in real life. And it may never have been handled with the nonchalance of Angus Cloud.Cloud stars on HBO s buzzy summer breakout hit, Euphoria, which follows a group of high schoolers doing drugs, having sex, filming it all, and blackmailing the hell out of each along the way. Over its short eight episode stretch, Euphoria (which is executively produced by its stars fellow cool teen, Drake) has rapidly built a fervent fan base, becoming appointment viewing for the generation that aren t just cord cutters, but the ones that never had any cords to begin with.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is less than two weeks away from going official, but ahead of the launch, Flipkart has begun teasing the arrival of Samsung's next flagship. Additionally, a tonne of new details have surfaced regarding the Galaxy Note 10 and the Galaxy Note 10 Plus duo, such as battery capacity of the two phones, display size and resolution, colour and storage variants, etc. The latest leak claims that the Galaxy Note 10's updated S Pen will come with air gesture support and that the front camera will also support Night Mode for low light photography.Starting with the Flipkart teaser, the Indian e commerce giant now has a microsite that highlights the August 8 (India time) Galaxy Unpacked event date and also shows a short teaser highlighting the Galaxy Note 10's S Pen. While the Flipkart teaser reveals nothing new, it acts as a confirmation that the Galaxy Note 10 will be certainly offered by Flipkart in India.
TwitterEmailCourtesy of HBO.FacebookTwitterEmailThe trouble with Big Little Lies Season 2 apparently ran far deeper than Ice Cream gate. According to a new report, HBO and writer David E. Kelley are said to have reneged on their choice of Andrea Arnold as Season 2 director, eventually discarding most of her contributions in favor of Season 1 director Jean Marc Vall e re editing episodes into his own style.An in depth report from IndieWire chronicles behind the scenes turmoil on the second season, which involved heavy miscommunication between Arnold, who was told she has been hired to bring her own visual style to the show, and Vall e, who returned from his work on HBO s Sharp Objects and took over the post production process. The conflict reportedly became much more widespread after HBO and Kelley invited Vall e to move editing from Arnold s requested London to his own team in Montreal, and subsequently ordered 17 additional days of photography.
Motorola has carved out a solid reputation for itself in the mid range segment with phones that offer a good balance of features and pure Android experience at reasonable prices. Now that competition is at an all time high, and even big names like Samsung are reworking their strategy, Motorola is also stepping up its game. Motorola One Vision is the latest phone from the company and it aims to be more premium than the bread and butter Moto G series. This new model ups the ante with a more modern design and upgraded camera hardware, while still retaining a competitive price.The phone's hole punch camera is a feature that is still usually seen only on high end phones, while the 21:9 display is being touted as multimedia friendly. The camera hardware also impressive on paper, and there are a host of photography features to play with. But how relevant are these features in the long run? More importantly, does the Motorola One Vision offer a good enough experience to justify its asking price of Rs. 19,999? Let's dive into the review and find out.