Posts Tagged ‘photosharing’

Dronestagr.am: The Social Photo-Sharing Network for Drone Photographers

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Although drone photography might lead you onto some sticky legal ground in some states, it is nonetheless often quite beautiful. It makes sense that those who have spent good money on drones are eager to put that money to use, and now they have an Instagram-like social network on which to share their results. Read more…

500px Redesigns Photo Page, Integrates a ‘Stunning Full Screen Experience’

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It wasn’t long ago that Flickr rolled out its massive redesign — met by both boos and cheers — that entirely changed the way you experience the photos sharing site. Now it’s 500px turn. The premium photo sharing platform just announced its own redesign, focused around larger photos and a Focus Viewer feature that offers a “stunning full screen experience.”
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Pictures Over Experience?

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We recently published an article about She & Him enacting an anti-photo policy at a gig. Signs were posted saying “At the request of Matt [Ward] and Zooey [Deschanel], we ask that people not use their cell phones to take pictures and video, but instead enjoy the show they have put together in 3D”.

It reminded me of a story my Father told me about a Frank Zappa concert. Apparently, people were given opaque-lens glasses at the request of Zappa and the band so that, audience-members could more fully experience the music without any visual distractions.
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Google+ Now Makes Moving, Uploading, Downloading Photos a Breeze

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Google’s Plus social networking site — now in its second year — has received a series of updates that are expected to make photo sharing on the service a bit more convenient, and a bit less painful. That’s according to Google’s Jon Emerson, who has posted some updates to Plus on his very own Google Plus page as of Friday.
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Imgur Releases Official App For Android

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Fast-growing and super popular image sharing service Imgur announced the release of their first official application for Android. Even though there’s been a beta available since April, Imgur says their mobile application is ready for primetime. Now you can enjoy meme pictures and silly cats wherever you happen to be. Read more…

Dropbox Shuts Down Photo Storage Site Snapjoy Just 6 Months After Acquiring It

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Back in December, Dropbox acquired the photo storage service Snapjoy, seemingly getting ready to jump head first into the cloud sharing battle. At the time, the announcement on the Snapjoy blog rang with excitement, and even though they weren’t going to be accepting new signups, they promised that “your photos are safe!”

Well, not anymore. As of yesterday, Dropbox has officially decided to shut down the service — a decision that was confirmed by Snapjoy on its blog and through an email to all of its remaining subscribers. Read more…

The “Instagram of Medicine” Lets Doctors Share Medical Photos With Each Other

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Step aside, rich kids of Instagram. There’s a new group of people in town sharing images that are equally as unappealing and vomit-inducing. They’re called doctors, and they’ve got themselves a new app dubbed Figure 1. Read more…

Flickr Launches “Spectacular” Redesign, Now Offering 1TB of Free Storage

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Yahoo acquired Tumblr for $1.1 billion today, but that’s not the only major move the company announced. Today Flickr users were also treated to a “spectacular” redesign. The service has been upgraded in major ways, and has been given a brand new look and feel.
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Wacom Announces ‘Bamboo Loop,’ a Fun Photo Messaging App

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Wacom — the same company that brings Photoshop artists and big spenders products like the 24HD Touch — announced today that it is making an addition to its more whimsical line of Bamboo products. Dubbed Bamboo Loop, the new iOS (and soon Android) app puts photo sharing and SMS together to create a more fun and engaging messaging experience. Read more…

Popular Space-Saving App JPEGmini Now Available for Windows

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Beamr’s space-saving application JPEGmini has gone through a few evolutions over time. What started as a web app to reduce JPEG files by up to 5x without losing quality has since spread to the world of desktops and mobile devices with their space-saving Mac app and high-res photo sharing iOS app.

But through it all Windows users have been left in the dark, having to settle for using the web app. Fortunately, that is no longer the case. As of two days ago, the popular JPEGmini desktop application has made its way onto the PC. Read more…