Posts Tagged ‘iphone’

Camera+ App Gets Major Update, Adds ‘World-Class Photo Editing’ Capabilities

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One of the most popular camera apps on iOS is Camera+. In fact, it’s so popular it currently ranks at #33 on Apple’s top paid apps chart. But that number is likely to jump after today, because version 5.0 has just been released, and this update is a big one. Read more…

LeAnn Rimes New Music Vid was Shot by a Vine Star… in Stop Motion… on an iPhone

If we start a post off by telling you that “the stop motion video above consists of 8,000 frames taken on an iPhone,” you’d probably assume it was some small-time filmmaker or hobbyist that put it together, and most of the time you’d be right.

In this case, however, you’d be dead wrong. Because that’s exactly how musicians LeAnn Rimes, Rob Thomas, and Jeff Beck decided to film the music video for their most recent collaboration, a song called “Gasoline and Matches.” Read more…

Lightstrap: An iPhone Case that Doubles as a Capable Ring Flash

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Although it can’t compare to a quality camera, it’s hard to deny that the iPhone is capable — after all, we’ve seen NY Times cover photos, fashion shoots and even a professional portrait taken using an iPhone as the camera of choice.

But if there’s one situation where the iPhone and its ilk perform badly, it’s in low light, when the phone’s own flash falls short of the kind of quality most people hope to capture, even with their phones. Enter the Lightstrap case: a product that, by all accounts, seems to solve this problem outright. Read more…

PRO Photographer: Daily Photo News and Premium Magazine Articles All in One Place

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PRO Photographer magazine just released an app that it’s calling “a new media hub for the connected photographer.” More specifically: it’s an iPad, iPhone and Android phone app that, for the first time, brings together premium magazine content and live, curated news feeds under one digital roof. Read more…

Incredible Light Painting Product Shots Lit Using Only an iPad and an iPhone

This is just awesome: professional-looking product photography done using nothing more than a tripod, an iPad, an iPhone and your camera of choice. Given the extremely affordable nature of the process, the results are downright epic.

The project was undertaken by photographer Laya Gerlock, who shared his work through the folks at DIYPhotography. Basically, one night, he came up with a simple challenge for himself: light paint using only the iGadgets he had on hand. What he settled on was using his iPhone to light the subject itself, while using the iPad for background patterns.

Head over to DIY Photography for the full breakdown of how you can do this yourself, as well some sample shots that show the impressive final product!

Stunning Product Shots With iPhone and iPad LightPainting [DIYPhotography via ISO 1200]

Apple Awarded Patent for Lytro-like Light-Field Camera System

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A patent filed back in September of 2011 was finally awarded to Apple today, and it has the whole photo world atwitter. That’s because this patent describes a camera system that would use the light-field technology made famous by Lytro to take refocusable images — and it could work inside portable devices such as an iPhone.

That’s right, light-field technology in an iPhone… now you see why everybody is excited over something that is, after all, still just a patent. Read more…

Photog Drills Through His iPhone’s Camera to Make Lanyard in Cringeworthy Fake DIY

I’m a self-described Apple fanboy, and even I found this funny, but if you’re adverse to seeing beautifully engineered tech destroyed before your very eyes you might want to skip this one. On the other hand, if you’re an Android fanboy (or girl) who harbors a deep hate for Apple, this could be therapeutic.

In the fake DIY video above, Newtography’s Andrew Newlun sets out to show you how to turn a brand new iPhone into a handy-dandy keychain lanyard by drilling a hole right through the iPhone’s camera. Read more…

Humorous Video Points Out the Photos We Never Seem to Delete from Our Phones

One of the oft-mentioned pitfalls of the smartphone photography movement is that we end up with a ton of photos that just stay on our phones indefinitely, never to see the light of day. This humorous video points out some of the photos that you and I both probably have sitting somewhere on our phone and that, for one reason or another, we haven’t or won’t ever delete. Read more…

The Beastgrip Lets You Add SLR Lenses & Accessories to Almost Any Smartphone

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There are all kids of systems for clamping a lens onto a phone, but few are as versatile as the Beastgrip, a Kickstarter project about halfway to delivery stage. Not only will the gadget work with just about any smartphone, it’ll also adapt lenses and other accessories you may already have for your SLR. Read more…

iPhone 5S’ Camera Abilities Shown off in Photos and Video from Fashion Show

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In conjunction with the iPhone 5S debut, Apple also announced that the phone — or more importantly, it’s camera — would be put to the test at luxury fashion house Burberry‘s London fashion show. And now that the show is over, the duo is sharing photos and videos taken with the phone to whet your appetite for the September 20th release. Read more…