Posts Tagged ‘smartphone’

Beastgrip Pro is a Versatile Lens Adapter and Camera Rig for Smartphone Shooters

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Back in 2013, Vadym Chalenko successfully raised nearly $40,000 to launch a product called the Beastgrip, the first universal lens adapter and camera rig for smartphones. Now, two years later, he’s refreshing the Beastgrip with a new version that’s even more versatile and powerful. It’s called the Beastgrip Pro.
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Here’s an 80x Super-Telephoto Lens for Smartphones

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We recently shared an impressive demo of the 65x optical zoom lens on the Canon SX60. If you’re a smartphone shooter who wants the same reach without having to buy a new camera, check out this ridiculous 80x lens for smartphones.
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ASUS Unveils a Smartphone Xenon Flash Unit That’s 400x Brighter Than LED Flashes

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Taking photos is one of the main ways people use smartphones these days, and phone makers are trying all kinds of ideas for one-upping its competitors in photo features. ASUS just showed off its latest idea today: a powerful xenon flash dongle that attaches to the back of the phone.
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VSCO Cam Update Brings Copy and Paste Feature for Batch Editing Photos

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VSCO updated its popular VSCO Cam app today to introduce Copy and Paste functionality that helps speed up your workflow. Instead of editing individual photos at a time, you can now copy the edits from one photo and paste them onto multiple images.
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20 of Apple’s Favorite Photos Shot with the iPhone 6

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Apple tells us that it’s launching a new global advertising campaign called “Shot on iPhone 6.” Starting this week, billboards in 70 cities in 24 countries around the world will feature photos captured by iPhone 6 owners. 77 iPhone photographers will be featured in the campaign after Apple selected their images as its favorites.
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POP BOOK: Fujifilm UK Launches Cheap and Easy-to-Make Photo Books for Smartphone Pics

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Services such as Mosaic already let you make photo books in 5 minutes for $25, but if that’s still too taxing on your time and rich for your blood, Fujifilm UK has a new service for you. Called POP BOOK, it’s designed to help you make small, casual photo books in a few taps for just £5.
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The 25 Most Popular Smartphone Photos on Flickr in 2014

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The most popular cameras on Flickr these days are smartphone cameras. In fact, the top 5 cameras are all different phone models: the iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S5, and iPhone 6.

Last month we shared the 25 most popular photos on Flickr through 2014. That list included images captured any all types of cameras. Here’s a second look at what the top 25 photos were when only smartphone images are considered.
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Apple Patent Shows Periscope-style Camera Module with Mirror Stabilization

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A recent patent filing by Apple suggests that the company is working on a new periscope-style camera module design that offers better optical stabilization with the use of mirrors.
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IFTTT Launches the Do Camera App for Shooting and Sharing Photos with ‘Recipes’

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The web service IFTTT (short for “If This Then That”) has launched a new camera app called Do Camera. It’s a simple little program that lets you personalize how your camera works and what happens to your photos after they’re snapped.
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Toshiba Shows Off its Camera Module Prototypes for Google’s Project Ara Phone

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Google is hard at work on Project Ara, a modular smartphone that will allow users to swap critical components in and out, including the onboard camera. One of the third party companies working on modules is Toshiba, which is offering a look into its progress in creating the first swappable camera modules for the ecosystem.
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