Posts Tagged ‘smartphone’

Sony World Photography Awards Adds a Smartphone Category for 2015

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Another sign of the times: the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards has announced that they will be launching an entirely new award today dedicated to mobile photography. Organizers say that the new award recognizes “how mobile photography has helped redefine the way in which photographers approach their art.”
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The Moment Case Equips Your iPhone with a Shutter Button, Lens, and Camera Strap

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When Moment launched a Kickstarter campaign for its smartphone lenses last year, it blew past its $50K funding goal in a single day.

The company is hoping to repeat its success with a new product called the Moment Case. It claims to be “the world’s best iPhone case for mobile photography.”
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WhiteAlbum Brings Disposable Camera Photography to Your Smartphone

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WhiteAlbum is a new app and service that wants to bring the fun of disposable camera photography to the world of smartphones. It’s a camera app that doesn’t let you review your photographs until they show up at your door in the form of prints.
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Google’s Project Ara is a Modular Phone That Lets You Swap Cameras In and Out

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Project Ara is an ongoing effort by Google to create a modular smartphone for which you can swap critical components in and out, allowing users to build the perfect phone for their specific needs.

If its modular design takes over the consumer market in the future, we could be seeing a whole new approach to how smartphone cameras work.
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Kodak’s First Smartphone is a Simple Photo-Centric Android-Powered Device

Announcing the KODAK IM5 Smartphone: Simplifying the Smartphone Experience

Kodak announced it would be jumping into the smartphone game late last year, and today the company did. The device is called the IM5 and is a stupidly simple Android device that is geared toward helping people snap, share, and print photos with minimal hassle.
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Lamborghini’s 88 Tauri is a $6,000 Phone with an 8MP Front Camera for Luxurious Selfies

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What does opulence look like in the world of selfie shooting? The Tonino Lamborghini 88 Tauri, that’s what. It’s a ridiculous $6,000 limited edition smartphone designed for people with extremely deep pockets and a yearning to snap showy selfies in style.
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The ASUS ZenFone Zoom is the World’s Thinnest 3x Optical Zoom Smartphone

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Smartphones don’t need to be bulky to offer a camera with optical zoom. Just take the new ASUS ZenFone Zoom, which packs a 3x optical zoom system into a phone that’s less than 12mm thick. It’s the world’s thinnest 3x optical zoom smartphone.
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dubble is a Social Photo App That Lets You Create Double Exposure Photos with Others

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In the world of analog photography, “film swapping” is an activity in which two photographers each shoot through the same roll of film, creating random — and often beautiful — double exposure photographs in each frame.

dubble is an app that wants to bring that same experience to the world of digital photography. It allows people from around the world to create random double exposure photos with each other.
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The CASE Remote Turns Your Phone or Tablet Into a Wireless Remote for Your DSLR

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The CASE Remote is a new wireless camera controller that attaches to your DSLR and turns your smartphone or tablet into a wireless remote you can use to control your camera.
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Tip: You Can Use Your Wallet as a Simple Tripod for Your Smartphone

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There are now a number of smartphone tripods out there that are designed to fit inside your wallet when not in use. Before you buy one, though, here’s a random little tip: if your wallet is thick and sturdy enough, you don’t even need a separate accessory — your wallet itself can do just fine.
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