You'll Want to Play Forever In This Swirling Sea of Packing Peanuts

You might think it a nuisance when a few packing peanuts spill from a box out onto your living room floor. But when an entire hallway is filled with millions of the white nuggets and blown around in a cyclone of styrofoam, you'll probably react a bit differently. » 4/23/14 6:20pm Yesterday 6:20pm

Lytro's Light Field Tech Is Amazing, But Is It Already Obsolete?

Lytro wants to bring photography into the future by creating cameras that do the seemingly impossible—allowing anyone viewing the image to choose which part is in focus. It's called light field technology, and it might already be completely obsolete. » 4/23/14 3:53pm Yesterday 3:53pm

Reframe Roundup: This Week's Best Photography Posts

Did you guys know there is a Gizmodo subdomain where you can go for all things photographic? Yep! It's called Reframe, and it's where you'll find additional coverage of gear, techniques, news, and all kinds of great stuff related to the crafts of photography and videography. » 4/18/14 7:00pm Friday 7:00pm

Sony a6000 Review: A Solid Mirrorless Camera That's a Small Step Up

Pretty much all mirrorless cameras—Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, to name a couple—with APS-C size sensors can take a damn fine picture these days. The a6000 does its best to stand out with a pinch of style and updated tech, but it's still largely the same as the camera it's replacing, 2012's NEX-6. » 4/18/14 2:00pm 4/18/14 2:00pm

problem is, most people interested in this already have some sort of cloud photo storage, whether its icloud, dropbox, gdrive, or whatever. the eyefi option might have an advantage because of its communication directly with your camera, but it really just hurts my brain to think of adding yet another cloud interface… » 4/17/14 8:10am 4/17/14 8:10am

Reframe Roundup: This Week's Best Photography Posts

Did you guys know there is a Gizmodo subdomain where you can go for all things photographic? Yep! It's called Reframe, and it's where you'll find additional coverage of gear, techniques, news, and all kinds of great stuff related to the crafts of photography and videography. » 4/11/14 7:00pm 4/11/14 7:00pm

Panasonic GM1 Review: A Bite-Size Mirrorless Camera With Pedigree

When Panasonic introduced the Lumix GM1 late last year, it was met with equal parts confusion and wonder. Is it really a good idea to pair such a tiny size with interchangeable lenses? To be honest, we're still not quite sure. » 4/11/14 12:51pm 4/11/14 12:51pm

Sony's A7s Low Light Test Shows Off Crazy Ability to See in the Dark

Sony's recently announced A7s boasts some pretty mind-boggling light sensitivity. Even though the camera hasn't reached the hands of the masses yet, Sony posted this low-light test to give you an idea of its ability to laugh at darkness. » 4/11/14 9:46am 4/11/14 9:46am

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art Review: Great Glass That Punches Above Its Price

Sigma has been the darling of the lens world recently, producing high-performance products at reasonable prices. Its latest is the 50mm f/1.4 Art series lens, a long awaited addition to their line that we recently had the pleasure of trying out. You're not going to find much more lens for the price. » 4/11/14 4:00am 4/11/14 4:00am