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Shake Adds a Free Image and Model Release Form You Can Fill Out and Sign On a Smartphone

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Easy-to-use legal document app Shake has long offered a number of cookie cutter agreements that make it easy for photographers and other creatives/freelancers to get the signed paperwork they need to get the job done.

And as of today, they’re adding to their offerings with a new image and model release template that will be particularly useful for photographers.

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Adobe Releases Lightroom 5.7 with Aperture Importer and Support for the Latest and Greatest Cameras

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Aperture users and G.A.S. sufferers take note: version 5.7 of Adobe’s Lightroom and 8.7 of Camera RAW have officially dropped with the Aperture Importer Tool and support for some of the newest and most exciting DSLRs now built right in. Read more…

Getty’s New OS X App Lets You Browse, Share and Even Set Their Images as Your Desktop Background

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Almost two months ago Getty unveiled Stream, an iOS app designed to let you browse through and legally share its impressive image archive. Today, they bring that experience to the desktop with Getty Images Stream for OS X.

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Adobe Gives Aviary Its First Major Update Since the Acquisition, Adds Editing Features and CC Syncing

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Today Adobe has given Aviary its first major update since it acquired the mobile photo editing platform a few months ago. The update is for both iOS and Android devices, and offers a number of feature upgrades and additions that better link up the Aviary ecosystem with its parent company. Read more…

VSCO Cam 4.0 Was Built for iPads, Features a Better Editing Workflow and Photo Essays

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Visual Supply Co. today joins the many companies that have already jumped on the iPad bandwagon with VSCO Cam 4.0: a new version of the company’s very popular photo taking, editing and sharing application that touts several noteworthy enhancements and compatibility with the iPad’s bigger screen.

The update also comes alongside the new web uploader that lets you upload high-res files without having to get those photos onto a phone first. Read more…

Skyfire Predicts and Maps Out Where the Best Golden Hour Light Will Be a Day in Advance

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When you’re looking to get out and grab some landscape or sunset photography, getting the perfect light is usually a game of chance, but a new web app called Skyfire is looking to change that. By using a proprietary algorithm, Skyfire creates a heat map of light quality, ranked on a scale of 1 to 5, across the United States so you can find the perfect spot and plan your trip ahead of time.

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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 CCTV System Edits Out People and Other Moving Objects On the Fly

While the video above is a bit short and doesn’t explain what exactly is going on, the technology at work in the video is intriguing to say the least — especially for CCTV cameras.

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Instagram Finally Lets You Edit Captions After You Post, No More Typeos… Typoes… Typos

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The new update to Instagram, launched just hours ago and rolling out to both iOS and Android as we type this, brings two major feature upgrades. First: Instagram is making it easier to explore and discover new accounts to follow. And second: you can FINALLY edit captions after you post a photograph. Read more…

Antix Automatically Creates Highlight Reels from Your GoPro Footage By Selecting the Exciting Parts

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GoPros are wonderful little devices that can capture hour after hour of adventurous endeavors (or mundane experiences…). Those hours add up though, and not all of us have time to meticulously edit together a final result to share with the world.

The Antix app thinks it can solve this problem by using artificial intelligence to automatically compile your GoPro footage and edit it into a complete highlight video… all without you having to do much of anything at all.

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