Instagram Briefly Teases Its Snapchat Competitor ‘Bolt’… Maybe


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


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


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.

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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.

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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


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…

Lightroom Now Remains Mostly Functional Even if Your License Runs Out

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It’s come to light that, within the latest Creative Cloud update, there is a major change in how the licensing functionality for Lightroom works. Specifically, even after your license runs out, it’s been discovered that Lightroom still continues to function — for the most part. Read more…

external Canon Announces Print Service For Android 4.4 And HP Slate —Photography Blog

“As the growth in mobility among individuals and businesses around the world expands exponentially, Canon U.S.A. continues to deliver to our customers the technology they need to remain productive and successful,” said Junichi Yoshitake, senior VP and GM.

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external 10 Photography Startups That Will Change Our Industry For The Better —Resource

With Instagram at the head of the pack demonstrating the power of a good idea, here is a pick of 10 photo-related startups that are worth keeping an eye on.

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