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500px Launches ‘Insights,’ New Analytics App for iOS

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Today, 500px launched a new iOS app. It’s called 500px Insights and its purpose is to provide users access to the statistics of their 500px content. Not only does it provide statistics though, it’s also meant to provide a better promotional platform to strategically engage with their audience, all from a mobile device.

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Free iOS App Makes For Considerate Smartphone Photography at Concerts

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A new camera app for iOS is looking to minimize distractions for concertgoers across the globe. It’s called Kimd and its unique set of features ensure that when you or others are snapping up that perfect Instagram moment, you won’t be taking away the quality of the concert for others.

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iOS App Solves the Problem of ‘Overswiping’ When You Hand a Friend your Phone to Look at Photos

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Admittedly, it’s a VERY first world problem, but a problem it is nonetheless: you hand your friend your phone to look at certain photos you took, and they go on a swiping spree. Immediately your mind goes into overdrive as you try desperately to snag the phone out of their grasp without looking too much like you’re hiding something.

We’ll call it ‘overswiping,’ and it’s even got its own meme. But you can save your ulcers, because a new app is making sure that overswiping is a thing of the past. Read more…

Instagram Briefly Teases Its Snapchat Competitor ‘Bolt’… Maybe

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Last night, a number of Android-touting Instagram users noticed a peculiar banner within Instagram that previewed Bolt, a “one tap photo messaging [app].” Just as quickly as it had appeared for many, it disappeared. But not before a number of users captured and shared a screenshot, stirring up plenty of talk in the tech community.

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Anniversary Photo Sharing App Combines Nostalgia and the Element of Surprise

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An app called Anniversary is putting a new spin on remembering and reliving the visual moments we capture with our phones.

Rather than the usual method of instantly sharing an image or video on a social media network, Anniversary lets you share your memories with a friend on a future date of your choosing. The plan, of course, is to surprise the friend with a dose of nostalgia when they’re least expecting it. Read more…

Free Aperture to Lightroom Migration Tool is in Open Beta

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The announcement that Apple is discontinuing Aperture has left many users wondering how they’re supposed to properly transfer their soon-to-be irrelevant file structure over to Adobe’s Lightroom.

Neither Adobe nor Apple have yet released an official means to do so (at least not yet), and so software developer Adrian Grah took it into his own hands and created Aperture Exporter: a free utility that automates the process of moving from Aperture to Lightroom 5. Read more…

external Photoshop Express Features Boost Mobile Editing —Engadget

Photoshop Express for both Android and iOS tacked on blemish removal and defogging tools to further enhance edits on the go. There’s also a new intensity control that allows you to tweak how much of those built-in presets are applied — a feature similar to Instagram’s recent add-on.

 
Jul 17, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

external Nikon Capture NX-D 1.0.0 Officially Released —Nikon Rumors

Nikon’s image editing software can now be downloaded from their website here, totally free.

 
Jul 15, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

external Getty Images launches redesigned Getty Images and iStock iOS apps —Getty

Getty Images, the global leader in digital media, today unveils a redesigned iStock by Getty Images iOS app with a more intuitive experience and smoother user interface. An updated and redesigned Getty Images iOS app will follow on July 17, allowing users to embed and share Getty Images’ immense collection of the very best and unique imagery – at no cost – for non-commercial use on websites, blogs and social media channels, while on the go.

 
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Google Camera Now Gives Remote Shutter Control to Android Wear Devices

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With the advent of wearable technology, it was inevitable the devices would soon start to integrate into mobile photographers’ workflow. And thanks to Google’s latest update, its Camera app looks to be the first to the punch. Read more…