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Weekly photo contest: Transit!

Weekly photo contest: Transit!

Odds are you've been on a train, plane, bus, or some other kind of transit before. For many of us, it's a daily part of how we get from point A to point B. Transit systems and the people that use them can make for amazing photographs as well. So your task this week is to grab an amazing shot with...
How to take a photo using the volume up button with your iPhone or iPad

How to take a photo using the volume up button with your iPhone or iPad

Apple makes it easy to take a photo with your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad simply by tapping the big, round shutter button right on the screen. If you're trying to take a photo one-handed, however, or even just depending on your position, even that big, round button can be out of reach. Luckily,...
Weekly photo contest: Clouds!

Weekly photo contest: Clouds!

When shooting a photo outside, we quickly realize how important of a role the sky plays in how our picture turns out. Clouds are a huge part of that landscape and sometimes their presence can make or break a great photo opportunity. That's your task this week! Find a photo that you've taken — or...
Here are the 2014 iPhone Photography Award winners!

Here are the 2014 iPhone Photography Award winners!

The iPhone Photography Awards celebrate excellence in iPhoneography — the best shots taken with the best camera we all have with us. The 2014 winning photographs have been announced, and they include amazing work from Julio Lucas of Florida, Jose Luis Barcia Fernandez of Madrid, and Jill Missner...
How to use your Photo Stream as the screen saver on your Apple TV

How to use your Photo Stream as the screen saver on your Apple TV

If you own an iPhone and an Apple TV, it's easy to wirelessly beam your photos to the big screen using AirPlay. You can also use your own Photo Stream photos as your screen saver instead of the stock photos that come on your Apple TV. The best part is that as you take photos, they'll...
Weekly photo contest: Foodies!

Weekly photo contest: Foodies!

Are you a foodie? Do you take lots of photos of your food and post them on Instagram? Then this photo contest is for you! Keep in mind it'll take more than a photo of your morning breakfast cereal to win this contest. Whoever can make us hungry just by looking at their food porn will snag the win...
Best alternative camera apps for iPhone: VSCO Cam, ProCamera 7, Camera+, and more!

Best camera apps for iPhone: VSCO Cam, ProCamera 7, Camera+, and more!

Need more than the built-in camera on your iPhone? Try these great App Store alternatives! Looking for the best iPhone apps for taking photos on your iPhone? While some people appreciate that the iPhone's Camera, others want as many manual, fine-grained controls as possible. Whether you want...
Weekly photo contest: Reflections!

Weekly photo contest: Reflections!

Reflections make for a very unique subject in photos. Whether the reflection is in a mirror, water, glass window, or something else, it can add an element to a photo that makes it stand out. Your task this week is to use reflections to your advantage. The win this week will go to the person who...
How to create amazing panoramas with your iPhone

How to take panoramas with your iPhone

Panorama mode on the iPhone Camera lets you capture much wider, much higher megapixel photos than are otherwise possible with the built in iSight lens. By taking a video-like stream of successive frames, the iPhone can literally match and stitch together a single photo greater than the sum of its...
Bentley's latest ad was shot with iPhones and assembled on an iPad and it looks amazing

Bentley's latest ad was shot with iPhones and assembled on an iPad and it looks amazing

Bentley has released a new ad that touches their cars that you're likely to never be able to afford, but in an interesting twist the entire thing was recorded with a few iPhone 5s handsets and assembled using an iPad Air. Granted, they're using fancy add-on lenses and motorized rigs that you...
Best photo filter and effects apps for iPhone: Snapseed, Litely, Mextures, and more!

Best photo filter apps for iPhone: Snapseed, Litely, Mextures, and more!

The best photo apps for adding filters, creating effects, and making your iPhone photos stand out! Looking for the best iPhone apps for adding filters and effects to your photos? We all share photos everyday, whether it be with friends and family or the world via a service like Instagram. If...
Weekly photo contest: Storms!

Weekly photo contest: Storms!

Whether you love them or hate them, one thing all areas of the world face occasionally are storms. While they can ruin your afternoon park outing rather quickly, they make for amazingly beautiful photos. From a thunder head rolling in over a lake to dark skies over endless fields, storms create...
Weekly photo contest: Filters!

Weekly photo contest: Filters!

Filters are not only fun to use, they add something unique that distinguishes your photo of something from everyone else's. They also make it easier to be creative and really think outside the box when editing a photo. Sometimes applying filters on top of filters can turn something dull into...
Weekly photo contest: Flowers!

Weekly photo contest: Flowers!

For a lot of folks spring is finally here and that means green grass and flowers finally in bloom. There's nothing like seeing the light at the end of the wintery tunnel to put you in a good mood. That also means it's a great time to get outside, breathe in the fresh air, and take in the changes...
Weekly photo contest: Bugs!

Weekly photo contest: Bugs!

With spring on its way in, that can also mean a larger percentage of bugs that come out with the warmer weather. While we don't necessarily want them in our homes, they can make for some pretty awesome shots outdoors. That's your task this week, get outside and see what you can find. This is an...
CFMulti DSLR CompactFlash media card adapter review

CFMulti DSLR CompactFlash media card adapter review

Need to transfer photos from a CompactFlash-equipped camera to a Mac with an SDXC card slot? No problem with the CFMulti With the exception of the Mac Pro, every Mac that's available these days has a built-in SDXC card slot. That makes it convenient to transfer digital photos and video from...
Flickr 3.0 for iOS

Flickr app for iOS updated with new interface and fresh editing tools

Flickr for iOS just got a complete overhaul, bumping the app to version 3.0 and bringing a host of new and welcome features. First thing you'll notice upon opening the new Flickr is the completely redesigned interface, bringing it to modern design standards on iOS 7. It also just looks plain...
iPhone 5s vs. Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One M8: Camera shootout!

iPhone 5s vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One M8: Camera shootout!

iPhone 5s vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One M8: The ultimate smartphone camera showdown! Smartphone cameras are getting better and better every day. We've already put the iPhone 5s and the HTC One M8 head to head, so it's only fair we give Samsung's Galaxy S5 the same treatment. Even though...
Loom for iPhone

Dropbox to fold photo sharing app Loom into Carousel

Loom, the cloud storage and organization service and app for photos and videos, has been bought by Dropbox. Loom allowed you to quickly and easily share photos from your iPhone and Mac through the cloud, and was about to face some tough competition from Dropbox and their recently-announced...
Weekly photo contest: Shadows!

Weekly photo contest: Shadows!

Shadows are something all of us have, as do all the objects around us. Not only are they something we see every day, but they can add a whole new creative perspective to your photos. So that's your task this week, snap a killer photo that just wouldn't be the same without shadows. The contest...

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