Items tagged with night sight

Photography is an art form in every sense, and taking great looking photos can be challenging even when lighting conditions are ideal. Bad lighting will really test a photographer's skills, and night photography is especially tricky. That's what makes Google's Night Sight technology on its PIxel phones so awesome—it allows casual users to snap great looking photos of the night sky and other dark scenes. How exactly does the magic happen, though? Google provided some insight into its Night Sight feature in a new blog post, which explains how astophotography with Night Sight on Pixel phones is accomplished. This is not a brand new feature, of course, but as Google explains, this year's implementation... Read more...
We have all been there-- you are trying to take a picture of your friends or family at a dimly-lit event and the photo comes out terribly. This past November Google released “Night Sight” to help Pixel 3 owners take quality photos regardless of their lighting conditions. Google is obviously proud of the Pixel 3 and the company's new Night Sight ad takes a shot at the iPhone X and its supposedly inferior camera. The new ad features the same photo taken with two different camera phones. The iPhone X photo is underexposed and it is difficult to see the subject, however, viewers of course can perfectly see the subject in the Pixel 3 photo perfectly. The sky has been brightened and a white... Read more...
Google has made a big deal about computational photography with its Pixel family of smartphones. Through a use of machine learning which can identify certain patterns in pictures, and with the help of the Pixel Visual Core (which was introduced on the Pixel 2 family of smartphones), Google is able to produce some of the best photos that we've seen in modern smartphones -- even while only having a single rear camera compared to two or three in other flagship devices. Google's latest addition to its Pixel 3/Pixel 3 XL computational photography arsenal is Night Sight, which allows for incredibly detailed pictures to be captured in low-light situations (without the aid of a flash). Although... Read more...