Posts Tagged ‘filters’

Priime: An iOS Photo Editing App with a Marketplace for Filters by Photographers

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Photo editing apps for smartphones are a dime a dozen these days, but today there’s a new one that hopes to stand above its competitors with a couple of innovative filter-centric features. It’s called Priime, and is a free app for the iPhone (and iPod Touch) that’s currently being featured as a “best new app” in Apple’s App Store.
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Novo to Offer the First Lens Filters Featuring Sapphire Crystal Glass for Strength and Clarity

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Sapphire glass was used by Apple for the iPhone 5 camera, and more recently it has appeared on the screen of the new Apple Watch. It will soon be available for DSLR camera lenses as well. A new company called Novo is getting ready to launch a new line of camera lens filters for photographers. The lineup will include the world’s first filter to use sapphire crystal glass, and other filters will feature Gorilla Glass.
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Lens Distortions Adds the Look of Out-of-Focus Glass to Your Photographs

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VSCO helps photographers easily add the look of film to their images. Lens Distortions does the same thing, except with out of focus glass shards. The service provides a Photoshop Action pack that lets you add an out-of-focus object between you and your subject.
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OWL is the World’s First Drop-In Filter Adapter That Lets You Swap Filters in a Flash

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For telephoto lenses with huge front elements, screw-on filters aren’t very practical or economical. Thus, for certain lenses, companies like Canon and Nikon offer drop-in filters that slide into a slot close to the rear element.

There’s a new product that hopes to use this same style of filter for smaller camera-and-lens combos. Called OWL, it’s the first drop-in filter adapter.
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New Doom Mod Adds a Selfie Stick and 37 Instagram Filters to the Classic Game

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It’s becoming trendy to offer selfies as a feature in video games now. Just weeks after World of Warcraft added self-portraits through a new patch, the classic first-person-shooter Doom is getting the same treatment — albeit unofficially.

There’s a new mod for the game called “InstaDoom” that adds a selfie stick and 37 Instagram filters to the game, opening the door to some strange in-game photo ops.
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Instagram Adds Five New Photo Filters and Improves the Filter Selection Process

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Instagram today announced that it has added five new photo filters to its enormously popular app. The filter selection process has also been revamped in order to make it easier to use.
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Video: Get Creative with Fishnet Stocking for Filters and Camping Lamps for Lighting

DIY methods are usually done for two main reasons: necessity or experimentation. In the above video, Film Riot uses the latter of the two to see just what they can do to spice up their imagery using items you have laying around the house or cheap objects you can purchase at almost any store.

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Hoya EVO Antistatic Filters Help Keep Dust Off Your Glass and Out of Your Shots

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Sick of wiping and blowing dust off your lens filter? Check out Hoya’s new line of EVO Antistatic lens filters, which actively repel dust particles to keep them from sticking to the glass.
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Study Finds 11 Percent of #nofilter Tagged Instagram Photos are Hefe-n Lying

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How dare they!? According to a study conducted by Spredfast, 11% of Instagram users posting under the #nofilter tag are in-fact using a filter. At an estimated 8.6 million photos, the collection of fibbing photographers is growing daily. Read more…

GoPro Cameras Get Simple, High-Quality Filters with Lee’s New ‘Bug’ Lineup

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GoPros are popular little action cams. Between the company’s brilliant marketing and the well-liked hardware, it’s not difficult to see why they decided to go public. But as impressive as the little cameras may be, they do have their limits. Most notably: the lack of exposure controls when it comes to capturing something.

To help combat that problem and also spice up the action cam footage being captured, Lee Filters has announced a new line-up of holders and filters for GoPro’s latest Hero models. Read more…