Facebook Launches Its Own Camera App

Faceboook Camera

A wee bit over a month since Facebook announced its plans to acquire Instagram for a cool billion, Facebook has launched its own camera app for the iPhone.  The new camera is aptly called Facebook Camera.

On the plus side, it seems rather quick and offers access to Facebook photo feeds if you are interested in only checking out the latest images from your friends.  It also includes a set of filters that will remind you of Instagram filter effects.   [Read more...]

Nikon Says It’s Sorry

Nikon Facebook

Nikon has apologized for yesterday’s Facebook post, which claimed “A photographer is only as good as the equipment he uses.”

We know some of you took offense to the last post, and we apologize, as it was not our aim to insult any of our friends. Our statement was meant to be interpreted that the right equipment can help you capture amazing images. We appreciate the passion you have for photography and your gear, and know that a great picture is possible anytime and anywhere.

Kudos Nikon.

[via Facebook.com/Nikon]

Nikon: “A Photographer Is Only as Good as the Equipment He Uses” [Updated]

Nikon Facebook

A recent status update on Nikon’s Facebook page stated that “A photographer is only as good as the equipment he uses.”

I can appreciate the marketing push for your products over competitors, but limiting a photographer’s skill to the equipment he uses is a pretty dumb thing to say. [Read more...]

Pictureline Giving Away a Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Just a quick heads up to point you in the direction of the cool guys at Pictureline.  Those of you in Utah are likely familiar with the local camera shop, Pictureline, which also has an online presence here.

Anyway, they’re giving away a Nikon D5100 to a random Facebook follower as soon as they hit 5100 followers.  Get the details over on Pictureline’s blog.