The coolest thing to happen to light meters in a long time has announced that it’s in the final stage of production. At Photokina 2016, we got to see the Lumu Power light meter adapter for the iPhone. They’ve been in production since their initial announcement and their iOS app is currently being featured in the app store.
It seems like a week can’t go by without some sort of Instagram news about updates or features hitting the wire, and while I am not complaining, this speed is just nuts. The latest update to the popular mobile image sharing network is one that makes wide-gamut color a reality for iOS users – specifically iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Continue reading…
It’s sad to believe that there are very few slide films left in the world. Their beauty, when worked correctly, is absolutely stunning–but the processes to develop some of them, combined with just how careful you need to be with them, lead to their decline. Recently, Really Nice Images took it upon themselves to create an app that’s all about emulating the look of these slide films in their app RNI Colibri. For a while now, RNI has been really popular with photographers and uses science and a ton of research to get their looks just right.
Though the results still aren’t quite what film can do at its very best, the majority of the digital community that knows little to nothing about how film truly works is bound to be happy with some of the results.
Adobe has finally updated Lightroom CC. Besides support for a whole slew of new cameras and lenses, there is a brand new Reference View interface built into the develop module. Details from Adobe’s blog post are after the jump.
Plus there are new updates to the Lightroom app for iOS which gives the editing interface something more similar to Instagram and the like.
There will be time for highlighting deals for big gifts, but today we wanted to have a look at some great stocking stuffer gifts for the photography enthused members of your home. Phone lens accessories are a fun way to give the gift of better photography without having to splurge on a new camera or lens for this person. These are small, good quality and most importantly, nice and inexpensive.
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- Morenitor Telephoto Lens – Save %10 – Get the Deal
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Let’s face it, one of the hardest parts about photographing in a new and unfamiliar place is finding the good spots to shoot. It takes time, knowledge, and skill to roam and find the best spots to shoot even when you live in an area, so finding enough time to do so while you are traveling or visiting a new place is difficult. Luckily a new app called Streetography aims to make this process easier by crowd sourcing image location data to highlight the best places to shoot. Continue reading…
Usually when you think of making a photo book it involves loading up InDesign or Photoshop and spending a few hours on your computer. But Blurb is looking to make the process easier and more enjoyable with their new iOS App, which allows for users to create photo books directly from their iPhone or iPad. Continue reading…
This post was syndicated by Anthony Thurston with Permission from Eric Kim, read his original post here.
This guide is intended for you if you currently own a smartphone (iPhone, Android, etc) and want to learn how to take better photos. Looking into the future, I see 99.9% of photographers using an iPhone or a smartphone for their image-making needs.