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iPhone 6 Plus photo of White House Christmas by Brooks Kraft

White House photographer tries the iPhone 6 Plus for Christmas event

Pro photographer Brooks Kraft decided to cover the annual unveiling of White House Christmas decorations with an iPhone 6 Plus this year. The lighter nature of the event meant he didn't have to rely on a DSLR like usual. In addition to getting some truly classy shots in a 1:1 aspect ratio, Kraft...
Olloclip for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus review

Olloclip for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus review

Olloclip is now available for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. And not only has the 4-in-1 lens system been completely redesigned for the new form-factors, but for the first time ever, Olloclip has been redesigned to work with the front FaceTime camera as well. So, how does it work? What's in...
iPhone 6 Plus vs Galaxy Note 4 camera comparison

iPhone 6 Plus vs Galaxy Note 4 camera shootout!

The iPhone 6 Plus is Apple's first "phablet" sized phone. That puts it in direct competition with other super-sized smartphones, particularly the brand new Samsung Galaxy Note 4. On paper, the Galaxy Note 4 has twice the megapixels, but does that translate into photos that are twice as good? If...
Best camera apps for iPhone: How to take the best photos possible!

Best camera apps for iPhone: How to take the best photos possible!

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 app for its simplicity and ease of use, others want as many manual, fine-grained...
iPad Air 2 vs iPhone 6 camera comparison

iPad Air 2 vs iPhone 6 camera comparison

Anyone who has ever owned a current generation iPhone alongside a current generation iPad is probably already aware of the fact that the iPad's camera has never been given the same treatment. However, the iPad Air 2 may be Apple's attempt at changing that. With an all new 8 megapixel camera on a...
iPad Air 2 vs iPad Air camera comparison

iPad Air 2 vs iPad Air camera comparison

Whether you love or hate iPad photography, there's no denying that it's a real thing. And in some instances, the iPad is the best camera you have on you at that particular moment. That's why for some people, the camera that's inside it may be a big deal when making a buying decision. The iPad Air...
Editor's desk: In defense of iPad photography

Editor's desk: In defense of iPad photography

When the iPad 2 launched in 2011 with both FaceTime and iSight cameras, it challenged a lot of prejudices and preconceptions, including my own. The image of something the size of an ancient dry plate camera with an accordion up front and a blanket draped over the back leapt to mind, as did...
How to use the timer in the Camera app for iPhone and iPad

How to use the timer in the Camera app for iPhone and iPad

The Camera app in your iPhone or iPad has a timer feature similar to that in standard point and shoot or DSLR cameras. This means that if you've got a tripod or can prop your iPhone against something, you can easily frame a photo and then jump in it yourself, no photographer needed! Simply set...
iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus camera comparison: Is the 6 Plus actually better?

iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus camera shootout!

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are almost identical in every single way, with only a few exceptions. While both models got an updated sensor, iPhone 6 Plus also features optical image stabilization, or OIS for short. The iPhone 6 does not feature OIS. So the question becomes, does it really make...
Photo from the iPhone 6 Plus

Photographer shows off the beauty of Iceland with iPhone 6 and 6 Plus cameras

Professional photographer Austin Mann was given the opportunity to put the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus through their paces with some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, in Iceland, and came out with some amazing results. Over the course of a handful of days after Apple unveiled the phones...
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...
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...

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