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Snapseed for iOS updates with new HDR Scape filter, pre-iOS 7 users beware

Part of today's Google+ event announcements centered on Snapseed, and some new features coming to the Google acquired photo editing software. Of all of them, one much touted new feature was the HDR Scape filter, and the iOS application has just been updated with all the newness. But if you're not...
Google+ for iOS to get background image sync and full resolution uploads

Google+ for iOS to get background image sync and full resolution uploads

Announced at this mornings Google+ event, Google+ for iOS is in line to get pretty substantial update for those of us who use the service for backing up our photos. Thanks to iOS 7, Google+ will soon be able to auto sync your photos in the background, instead of needing to have the app open as is...
Weekly Photo Contest: Halloween!

Weekly Photo Contest: Halloween!

It's almost Halloween and that means trick or treat, carving pumpkins, costumes, parties, and scary movies! There's a heck of a lot to capture through photos, that's for sure! That's your task this time around, capture the best photo you can that shows off how you celebrated the Halloween season...
Don't like the new Photos app in iOS 7? Here are the best alternatives!

Best camera apps for iPhone: VSCO Cam, Flickr, Loom, and more!

The best alternative photo apps from simple organization to apps that completely change how you take and view photos on your iPhone Want the absolute best iPhone apps for taking pictures? Apple's built-in Camera app is perfectly usable, but there are alternatives that provide different options...
Weekly Photo Contest: Sticks and stones

Weekly Photo Contest: Sticks and stones

We've already given you guys the challenge of showing us how good you are at capturing textures so now we're going to give you specific ones to work with. In this instance, sticks and stones. These are things we see all around us, particular brick and stone patterns. The winner of this contest...
iPhone 5s camera review, straight from Patagonia

iPhone 5s camera review, straight from Patagonia

The iPhone 5s improved upon the iPhone 5's camera in many ways. In our own camera comparison, I found that the iPhone 5s performed exceptionally well, especially when it came balancing colors and exposure. This was extremely evident in panorama comparisons. If you're still wanting more image...
Weekly Photo Contest: Abandoned buildings!

Weekly Photo Contest: Abandoned buildings!

Whether you live in the city or the country, we see abandoned structures all over. Whether it's a half torn down barn or a city building that hasn't been used in years, there is no denying that they make awesome subjects for photos. This week's challenge is to get out there and find them! As a...
How good is the iPhone 5s camera? Enough to impress a National Geographic photographer!

How good is the iPhone 5s camera? Enough to impress a National Geographic photographer!

On a recent trip to the Scottish Highlands, National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson decided to leave his Nikon DSLR camera at home and, instead, see what the iPhone 5s would allow him to capture. Turns out, a lot - and more than he expected. From the National Geographic's Proof: With...
500px updated with edge to edge design, better gestures, and new features for iPad

500px updated with edge to edge design, better gestures, and new features for iPad

500px for iOS lets you browse and explore all kinds of photos from all over the world right on your iPhone and iPad. Version 2.2 has added some improvements that let the interface itself get out of the way more so you can focus on the photos themselves, including an edge to edge design. With a...
Weekly Photo Contest: Fall is here!

Weekly Photo Contest: Fall is here!

Fall is upon us, well in most parts of the world anyways. That means the leaves are changing and the temperature is dropping. For most of us, it also means pumpkin patches and lots of traditions. This week your task is to capture fall through the eyes of your iPhone. Whether it's showing off all...
iPhone 5s vs Lumia 925 vs Lumia 1025 camera showdown!

iPhone 5s vs Lumia 925 vs Lumia 1020 camera showdown!

It was only a matter of time before the iPhone 5s camera got put head to head against other camera phones, particularly the Nokia Lumia series. The Lumia 1020 and 925 are both arguably some of the best smartphone cameras on the market. Daniel Rubino over at our sister site, wpCentral, has put all...
iPhone 5s vs iPhone 5c vs iPhone 5: Camera shootout!

iPhone 5s vs iPhone 5c vs iPhone 5: iSight camera shootout!

From every day photos to low-light and high-motion, iMore compares the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5 iSight cameras! The iPhone 5s once again shows Apple's focus on cameras, bringing several improvements to the 8 megapixel iSight camera on the back. These include a dual LED white/yellow...
Weekly Photo Contest: Black and white!

Weekly Photo Contest: Black and white!

We're back after a week long hiatus and this week's topic is going to be black and white! Those are the only rules we've got for you but keep in mind that not just any black and white photo will win the prize, it's got to be something that grabs our attention and combines some of the things you'...
Instagram

Ads coming to Instagram in the next year

Instagram had to make money someday, and after being acquired by Facebook, it's clear that the strategy is going to lie in advertising. In a recent interview, Facebook's Emily White described her challenges in roping in advertisers to Instagram while not scaring off the user base. She said that...
Composure for Mac makes creating collages fun and easy

Composure for Mac makes creating collages fun and easy

Composure for Mac lets you create photo collages right on your Mac by simply dragging and dropping images into the different frame options. There's tons of frames and aspect ratios to choose from as well as filters, stickers, and more. To start a collage in Composure just pick a template and the...
Photoristic HD for iPad is a great canvas for basic to semi-advanced photo editing

Photoristic HD for iPad is a great canvas for basic to semi-advanced photo editing

Photoristic HD for iPad is an editing app specifically for iPad that gives you a lot of the basic editing tools Adobe's Camera Raw program would give you including white and black levels, luminance, split toning, and more. For those who use a camera kit with a DSLR and need to do quick edits on...
Weekly Photo Contest: Gadgets!

Weekly Photo Contest: Gadgets!

With Apple's next iPhone announcement almost upon us, it's got a lot of us thinking about new gadgets. It's also one of those times that we dig out old ones and either sell them off or pass them down in order to clear out room for the new. Not so fast though! We want to see all the gadgets you've...
Weekly Photo Contest: Champagne dreams and gold wishes!

Weekly Photo Contest: Champagne dreams and gold wishes!

The internet has been abuzz lately with rumors of Apple releasing a gold, or champagne colored, iPhone 5s at the September iPhone event. In the spirit of crazy rumors and getting pumped for an Apple event, we'll go along with it for the photo contest this week. Anything gold or champagne colored...
Weekly Photo Contest: Texture!

Weekly Photo Contest: Texture!

Texture is all around us and in almost everything we touch and see. From paint peeling off a brick wall to a knotted oak desk. Textured surfaces not only make things around us more interesting, they make for great subjects in photos. This week your task is to go out with and capture something...
Sony said to be prepping camera lens iPhone accessories

Sony said to be prepping camera lens iPhone accessories

Sony is reportedly preparing to launch new iPhone - and Android phone - accessories that have enhanced camera hardware, including better lenses, built in. They might also have Wi-Fi and an SD card slot built in. The lenses attach to smartphones magneticall. Right now, there are two models...

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