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How to quickly adjust exposure in the iOS 8 Camera app

How to quickly adjust camera exposure on iPhone or iPad

The built-in Camera app lets you not only tap to focus, but also swipe up or down to bias the exposure and make your photos brighter or darker. You might want to do this, for example, to reduce "noise", better capture a fast-moving target, or simply to better match your mood or the mood of the...
Best iPad apps for Instagram: See all your favorites shots, and selfies, on the big screen!

Best iPad apps for Instagram: See all your favorites shots, and selfies, on the big screen!

While Instagram may only be officially supported on the iPhone, that doesn't mean it doesn't belong on your iPad too. The larger screen begs to have photos views on it and Instagram is no exception. Luckily, lots of App Store developers have stepped up to fill in the app. Unfortunately some...
 Tovrea Castle, Phoenix AZ - HankAZ

Weekly Photo Contest: Black & white

Photo submission by HankAZ This week's theme is Black & White! Interpret it as you will, and have some fun with it! It's a pretty broad theme, and lots of room for different perspectives, so take your best shot and maybe you'll be the winner next week! The contest begins now and ends Tuesday...
How to make sure you capture unexpected photos of your kids with your iPhone

How to make sure you capture unexpected photos of your kids with your iPhone

The iPhone is the best camera most of us have with us most of the time, and that includes those times when kids do the most amazing, the most outlandish, and the most unexpected things. Making sure you can capture those serendipitous moments as quickly, easily, and beautifully as possible is...
Weekly photo contest: Landmarks!

Weekly photo contest: Landmarks!

There are thousands, maybe even millions, of landmarks scattered throughout the world. Some of them have historical impact while others are simply amazing feats of engineering. You may pass some of them on a regular basis while others you may visit on travels. That's your task this week, submit...
Weekly photo contest: Perspective!

Weekly photo contest: Perspective!

How we take a photo can dramatically alter the resulting image. Sometimes simply snapping something from a different angle can make an okay photo an amazing one. When looking at building, landscapes, and other subjects, it really is all about perspective. This week we want you to go out and look...
Weekly photo contest: Sports!

Weekly photo contest: Sports!

Professional sports are one of the most photographed activities on the planet. With the World Cup currently going on, we figured what a better time to get you guys out taking some action shots than now? The best part is you don't have to be a sports photographer to grab an amazing shot at a game...
Weekly photo contest: Coffee!

Weekly photo contest: Coffee!

Coffee is a cultural staple in almost every country. Almost everywhere you turn there are coffee shops lining every block. Great conversation and great ideas often come from coffee time with friends, or even when we are alone with our thoughts. So that's the topic of this week's photo contest,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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