Seagull Steals Recording Camera

So you’re in France recording the sites and you put your camera down for a moment to get yourself in the shot. It’s a perfectly normal premise. That’s until a seagull steals the camera while it’s still rolling. When it first grabs the GoPro you can hear the owner yell at the buzzard in pursuit. The bird walks around a bit, gives a squawk, and, finally, puts it down. I can’t stop laughing when the bird honks.

 

Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2011/06/25/seagull-steals-recording-camera/

The 15 Stages Of Flying A Drone For The First Time

Today I took out the Hubsan X4 Quadcopter, which is about the size of a human hand, and flew it at a park in Brooklyn under very windy conditions.

1. Tweet all your Twitter followers that you are flying your first drone:

Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/michaelrusch/the-15-stages-of-flying-a-drone-for-the-first-time

Kodak Unveils A New Smartphone Designed Specifically For Photographers

Kodak and Bullitt Group just unveiled the new KODAK EKTRA smartphone designed specifically for photographers. It features a 21-megapixel fast focus camera sensor with f2.0 aperture, and an industry leading 13-megapixel front-facing camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus PDAF and f2.2 aperture.


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The custom built camera app is controlled by an intuitive haptic touch, SLR-style Scene Selection Dial, where adjustments are made in real time via a range of settings including HDR, Landscape, Portrait, Macro, Sport, Night-time, Panorama and Bokeh, alongside a Smart Auto mode which auto-selects the best conditions for your photographs. In Manual mode, more advanced users can adjust exposure, ISO, focus, white balance and shutter speed, with the results being visible on the screen as changes are made.

The KODAK EKTRA Smartphone has a dedicated dual press shutter button in the horizontal style of traditional cameras. The device also features a Super 8 app, providing professional effects reminiscent of Kodak’s iconic Super 8 film stocks. A lightning-fast HELIO X20 Decacore processor powers the ANDROID Marshmallow smartphone.

This beauty will be priced at £449 and available across Europe later this year.