Google’s 360º Panorama App ‘Photo Sphere’ Now Available On iOS


Google’s Photo Sphere has been one of the glowing capabilities of Android phones since its release just over a year ago, but the reign of exclusivity is now over for the Android faithful. As of earlier today, Google has officially brought its Photo Sphere capabilities to iOS though the Photo Sphere Camera app. Read more…

Looksee Combines Photo-Sharing and Tinder-Like Matching Into a Photo Friend-Making App

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An interesting new app called Looksee is adding a Tinder-like element to the world of mobile photography. Basically, when two users ‘like’ one another’s photos, their profiles become visible to each other, giving them the option to add the other as a personal connection and get more insight into their work or chat back-and-forth within the app. Read more…

You Can Get Your Hands On Super-Detailed 3D Renders of Popular Leica Cameras… for a Price

That iconic Leica red dot doesn’t come cheap… not even in the virtual world. A company called Humster3D recently created some ultra-detailed, high-quality 3D models of several popular Leica cameras and made them available for download… for a price. Read more…

external Best Backup Software: 11 Free Downloads That Can Protect Your Images —DCW

With so many tragedies surrounding lost files, by now every photographer should be backing up to at least two different sources. If not, this list of free backup software downloads truly gives you no excuse to skimp on protecting your images.

Aug 15, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

onOne Software is Giving Away Its $100 Perfect Effects 8 Software for Free… Again

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Just in case you missed your chance when onOne Software ran this deal the first time a few months back, the company is yet again giving away its Perfect Effects 8 Premium Edition software, usually $100, completely free in exchange for your email. Read more…

external FastRawViewer Displays RAW Photo Files And EXIF Data Quickly —Lifehacker

FastRawViewer, available for Mac and Windows, lets you open your RAW files quickly for previewing and accessing EXIF information. Editing features are slim – allowing only white balance and exposure edits, but you can easily export your files to Lightroom or any other editing software easily.

Aug 12, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

Game Changing Algorithm Turns First Person Videos Into Incredibly Smooth Hyperlapses

Researchers at Microsoft just changed the POV video game — there’s no doubt about that. Using a newly developed algorithm, they transform long, boring first person videos shot with helmet cams into super smooth hyperlapses that look like they were shot with a steadicam. Read more…

This Algorithm Changes the Time of Day, Season and Weather in Your Photos


Researchers at Brown University have created an intriguing little algorithm that allows you to alter the weather, time of day and even season in your outdoor photographs.

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Apple Ups Its RAW Game, Extends Mavericks Compatibility to Several New Cameras

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Yosemite is right around the corner, but Apple isn’t done improving Mavericks yet. The Cupertino company just yesterday announced a Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update for OS X Mavericks that offers system-wide RAW file compatibility for several of the newest cameras to hit shelves. Read more…

external “Night Cam!” Low Light Photo Camera For iOS – Free For A Few Days —Imaging Insider

This neat iOS app pairs ISO and long exposure algorithms to deliver clear, noise-free photos under low light conditions. The app is usually $1.99 in the iTunes store but is currently being offered for free for a limited time.

Aug 07, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »