Mobile Phones

0 Views ·Posted 05/11/2022
Expanding upon the success of last year’s professional creator smartphone, the Xperia 1 III, Sony has now announced its replacement, the Sony Xperia 1 IV. As expected, Sony continues to utilize its Alpha engineers to bring new and exciting pro-quality advancements to the Xperia 1 IV’s camera system. These features are targeted at not only the photographer and videographer on the go, but also social media content creators.
0 Views ·Posted 01/11/2022
The much-anticipated Sony XPERIA 5 III continues to leverage Sony’s professional camera know-how in the mobile space and is targeted at smartphone users who are serious about enjoying and creating content. Sony XPERIA 5 III Like its older brother, the XPERIA 1 III, The XPERIA 5 III is equipped with a triple rear camera system,
0 Views ·Posted 10/25/2021
Today, Sony announced that the XPERIA PRO-I is close to public release, with pre-orders planned to begin shortly. The XPERIA PRO-I continues to leverage Sony’s incredible legacy of professional camera know-how in the mobile space and is targeted at smartphone users who are serious about getting outstanding image quality from their smartphone camera
by John Foldi ·Posted 04/15/2021
The XPERIA 1 III and XPERIA 5 III from Sony have just been released for smartphone users who are serious about enjoying and creating content. Continuing to leverage its professional camera know-how in the mobile space, Sony has equipped both phones with a triple rear camera system, true ZEISS optics with ZEISS T* coating, and a
0 Views ·Posted 03/07/2021
Derek Fahsbender assembled a group of experts to discuss the Sony Xperia PRO smartphone. Content creators Jason Vong, Vivienne Lee, and photographer Darren Carroll share their experiences using the Sony Xperia PRO. Thank you to Jason Vong, Vivienne Lee, Darren Carroll, and Ben Manlove from Sony! Click here to check out our detailed review of the Sony Xperia PRO. For
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 10/13/2020
Apple held its “Hi, Speed” event today and, as expected, we got our first official look at the new iPhone 12, which is available in four (four!) different configurations. Along with the new smartphones, Apple also introduced its latest smart speaker, the HomePod mini. In case you missed it, here’s everything Apple debuted today. HomePod mini Apple kicked off the event with a bit of a surprise announcement: the HomePod mini—a miniaturized (
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 09/15/2020
This year has brought us a ton of Apple products. That’s not surprising. What is surprising is Apple announcing moving away from Intel’s x86 processors to its own custom ARM-based silicon. There is a lot to unpack here, especially for consumers who generally don’t need to know much about processors beyond, “Is this one faster than my old computer?” I’m not even saying most people need to understand the exact nuance between Apple and Intel silicon. A lot of this is
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 01/13/2020
Now that it’s 2020, we finally have perfect vision for our look back at everything that occurred in the 2010s. It was an important and fast-moving decade for the photography technology industry, with innovations in digital imaging moving just as quickly as in the computing industry. Even though the decade feels like a blur now, let’s take a look back at the top 10 photo-related technologies that happened over the past 10 years. 1. Mirrorless Cameras What we know as a mirrorless camera first came to fruition in 2008 with the Panasonic G1, but
970 Views ·Posted 09/18/2019
The new C1 Plus from Profoto is a high-quality, handheld flash and continuous light unit that syncs perfectly with your smartphone. We took it out for a test run in the streets of New York City to see how this light performs. We also take a quick look at the Profoto C1. Both models work with your smartphone and are great for photographers and content creators
by Staff Writer ·Posted 09/18/2019
To help mobile shooters improve and add some unique qualities to their shots, Profoto has released the brand-new C1 and C1 Plus, a couple of compact, portable lights that will help take mobile images to new dimensions. As the popularity of digital photography continues to rise, advances in smartphone cameras and the growing number of social media sites such as
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted 05/06/2019
Fluidity is the key to my everyday carry (EDC). Besides my day job as a writer and photographer here at B&H Photo Video, I also teach sailing on the Hudson River, do freelance commercial architectural photography, teach college photography, commute to Manhattan from Brooklyn by bicycle, and ride commuter trains to Rhode Island on weekends. While my bicycle pannier has its own EDC items (bicycle multi-tool, air pump, patch kit, first aid kit, etc.) and my life jacket has its own gear (knife, whistle, signal mirror), I carry a core EDC kit
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 03/24/2021
According to the CDC’s Guidelines for Cleaning and Disinfecting, routinely touched surfaces, such as your smartphone, heighten the risk of exposure to the coronavirus. To combat that risk, the CDC recommends regularly cleaning and disinfecting those same surfaces—including your phone. To guide you through the cleaning process, we’ve put together a general walkthrough that will illustrate all the dos and don’ts of how to properly disinfect your
by Allan Weitz ·Posted 07/04/2018
I have always been of the opinion that if you have a camera and you understand the limitations of what it can and cannot do, you can take acceptable—if not very good—photographs with just about anything that goes “click.” With this thought in mind, I recently went on vacation with two cameras: a “real” camera, specifically a
by Jill Waterman ·Posted 10/03/2017
As we grow increasingly dependent on mobile devices in daily life, social media becomes more inextricably linked to mobile culture. Anyone steeped in such things undoubtedly knows that the primary device for tracking data through social media is the symbol commonly known as a pound sign (or octothorpe in the UK), placed directly in front of a keyword (or words). Entering such text on a social network will turn it into a metadata tag—or a unit of data that now goes by the ubiquitous moniker hashtag. A Brief History of the Hashtag According to
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 10/02/2017
Even among the most serious professional photographers, there is recognition that the smartphone is an extraordinarily capable and convenient tool. They have it easy, though, with years of experience that make taking a photo with their mobile devices intuitive, and then follow it up with stellar editing that really makes the subject pop. If you have always wanted to make your smartphone photos shine like the pros, you have come to the right place, because this