Posts Tagged ‘webapp’

This Online Depth of Field Simulator Helps You Wrap Your Mind Around the Concept

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Want to understand the concept of depth of field better? Polish photographer and programmer Michael Bemowski has created a fantastic and feature-rich online depth of field calculator and bokeh simulator that can help you wrap your mind around what’s going on when you change things like focal length and aperture.
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Studio Binder Lets Photographers Send and Track Call Times with Ease

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Studio Binder is a new service that’s designed to help photographers and filmmakers send and track call times with their cast and crew. The service is designed to take the pain out of making sure everyone shows up at the right time and in the right place for a shoot.
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An Interactive 3D Viewer for Earth Pictures Captured From the International Space Station

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More than 1.4 million photos of Earth have been captured from the International Space Station over the course of 41 expeditions. San Francisco-based developer Callum Prentice wanted a better way to browse the images and the locations they were captured over, so he created a nifty 3D web app called the ISS Photo Viewer.
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WallApp Shows You What Your Photo Would Look As Wall Art in a Room

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Want to see what one of your photos would look like as wall art in a living space? WallApp can show you. It’s a new browser-based tool that lets you see your photos in the context of a room without having to create a mockup yourself in Photoshop.
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This Handy Little Web App Helps You Visualize DOF Across Various Formats and Focal Lengths

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When it comes to understanding how depth of field, focal length and other variables are affected by different film/sensor formats, it can get confusing. Fortunately, Reddit user redblue has created an incredibly useful interactive resource that will help you better visualize the factors at play by letting you change variables while swapping sensors sizes and seeing the effect in real time. Read more…

Metagramme: A Surprisingly Fun Web App that Averages Out Your Last 32 Instagram Pics

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It turns out the average Instagram image looks a bit like a dirty piece of cloth, and we arrived at this Earth-shaking conclusion courtesy of a surprisingly addictive web app called Metagramme. Read more…

Compressor.io Lets You Shrink Your Image File Size Up to 90% Without Losing Quality

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If you’ve been following PetaPixel for a little while, then you know that the idea of a web app that shrinks down the file size of your images without “noticeable” loss in quality is nothing new. JPEGmini has been doing it for years. So what is it that makes the new Compressor.io web app stand out? Read more…

Interactive Web App Makes Sure You Never Forget a Photoshop or Lightroom Shortcut

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When it comes to getting the most out your post-processing applications, you really want to know your shortcuts. The problem is, there’s so many within each program that it’s impossible to remember them all.

Of course, you can purchase keyboard overlays to give you a visual queue, but many shortcuts change from version to version, making the $10–40 piece of silicon useless in a year, not to mention the fact that many shortcuts change when combined with the “shift” or “ctrl” keys.

Well forget all that, because a gentleman by the name of Waldo Bronchart is here to save the day with a brilliant web application called the ‘Application Shortcut Mapper.’ Meant to be “a visual shortcuts explorer for popular applications,” this resource is a goldmine for photographers, as Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom are two of the first three apps implemented into the resource. Read more…

Background Burner: A Web App That Cuts Out Subjects in Photos

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It’s probably safe to say many — if not all — of us know how to remove a background from an image in order to separate the subject of that image. But, thanks to a convenient website called Background Burner, the process has been simplified for when you need speed more than specificity.
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Drag-and-Drop Web App Lets You Mess With Glitching Your JPGs

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For some reason, corrupting photos has become something of a thing recently. From the Gliché App for iPhone we shared a few months ago to Doctor Popular’s glitched ethereal double exposures, people are trying more and more to turn digital corruption into art.

Well, if you’re curious and want to give it a shot yourself, developer Georg Fischer has a quick and easy solution for you. Read more…