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GoPro Announces HERO4 Update That Will Add Photo and Video Features

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GoPro has announced that it will soon be rolling out new firmware for its HERO4 Black and Silver cameras that will improve the devices’ photography and video capabilities.
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LiveBlend Lets You Capture Double Exposure Photos on Your Phone with a Real Time View

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Photographer Eric Kunz has created a new iPhone app that makes it easy to create high-quality double exposure photographs using your phone. It’s called LiveBlend, and Kunz claims that it’s the only app currently in the App Store that does double exposure blending in real time.
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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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Deal: Subscribe to Adobe Creative Cloud’s Photo Plan and Get $30 on Amazon

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Here’s a nice deal for those of you planning to start a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud’s Photography Program for 2015: if you subscribe through Amazon instead of Adobe, you’ll get a free $30 to spend on Amazon.
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Samsung’s ‘Look At Me’ Camera App is Designed to Help Autistic Kids Make Eye Contact

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People who have autism often have trouble making eye contact and reading facial expressions but enjoy using gadgets. Samsung wants to change that with a new camera app called “Look at Me” that’s designed to help autistic children become better at communication skills.
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Google+ Can Now Apply Its Auto Enhance Magic to Your Home Videos

Back in May 2013, Google+ began offering auto enhancement to improve the quality of users’ photos. Now the magic has arrived for video as well.

Open a video through the Google+ website or through the Photos app on Android and you’ll see a new “Auto Enhance” feature that can automatically help correct lighting, color, stability, and speech.
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Hacker Creates Custom Firmware for the Samsung NX300 That Can Auto-Encrypt Photos

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Want a camera that can automatically encrypt photos after taking them? A hacker named Doug did. After having this idea for years without seeing camera companies offer it, he decided to take matters into his own hands and make it happen himself.

What resulted is a new custom firmware for the Samsung NX300 that adds photo encryption to the camera.
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Fujifilm Firmware Updates Add Big New Features to the X-T1, X-E2, X-E1, and X-Pro1

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If you’re the proud owner of a Fujifilm X-T1, X-E2, X-E1, and X-Pro1, here’s an early present for you this holiday season: Fujifilm has released firmware updates that add some pretty big new features your camera.
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500px iOS App Update Brings Lightroom-Powered Editing and a Built-In Camera

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500px released a major update to its iOS app today. Users can now take advantage of an in-app camera and editing tools powered by Adobe Lightroom technologies.
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Casio SynchroShot Lets You Use Up to 7 Cameras for Perfectly Synchronized Capture

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Casio has announced a new Android app called SynchroShot that lets photographers perfectly synchronize up to seven of its new Exilim EX-100PRO cameras for photos or video.
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