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Feline groovy

Serious features: Reading the manual for the Olympus Stylus 1s will reward the user.

Cat pictures are wildly popular, but getting a great shot of your pet moggy is nowhere near as easy as you'd think.

Nothing succeeds like 6S

For photographers, the iPhone 6s is a big deal.

The "s" upgrade step for iPhones is generally thought of as interim and incremental, but for photographers the new phones move the camera components even further from 1975. This "s" is a big deal.

GoPro's cheapest entry-level camera yet

The new entry-level GoPro Hero, high-end Hero4 Black and LCD-preview-screen-toting Hero4 Silver.

GoPro, riding the wave of a successful IPO, has three new cameras slated for release — highlighted by its lowest priced model yet, the entry level Hero for $169.

Smartphone cameras come of age

An Afghan man launches a kite from a ridge overlooking Kabul, Afghanistan.

Noted photojournalist Ben Lowy says big cameras can detract from pictures by coming between the photographer and the subject.

Canon IXUS 155 compact camera review

Canon IXUS 155.

Canon's Ixus compacts are usually good value for customers with modest photo ambitions, but this one looks like a product of the marketing-by-numbers.