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Useful Free Lightroom Plugin Shows You What Focus Points Your Camera Used for Each Photo

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There are some Lightroom plugins that make you truly question why the feature isn’t built directly into Lightroom itself, and Show Focus Points is one of those. Just as the name implies, it’s a plugin that lets you see which focus point was used when your camera captured the photograph. Read more…

Phase One’s Capture One Pro 8 Update Takes Aim at Ex-Aperture Users, Adds Subscription Model

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Phase One is making the most of Photokina by announcing a complete overhaul to its popular Capture One Pro software. Now on version 8.0, the updated program not only improves upon its former self, but also looks to squeeze in more of the market share by enticing ex-Aperture users who are looking for simple migration to a semi-familiar interface. Read more…

PSA: Dropbox Can’t Automatically Backup Your Photos in iOS 8 Yet

Update: Dropbox has contacted us to let us know that the issue has been fixed!


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Dropbox users waiting anxiously for iOS 8 to drop so they can take advantage of all the cool new features like manual controls and a more robust photo experience take note: your automatic backup will be temporarily shut off once you update to the new OS and download the newest version of the Dropbox app. Read more…

ProCam 2 is the First App to Show Off Apple’s iOS 8 Manual Camera Controls

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ProCam 2 is out and ready for download today alongside iOS 8, and it has the distinction of being the first camera app to utilize the full manual controls Apple opened up to developers in iOS. And while the interface might be a doozy for some, it packs quite the punch in a little package.

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Want to Record 4K Video Using Your iPhone 5S? This $999 App Will Let You Do Just That

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Say hello to 4K video recording with the iPhone… but first you’ll need a 5S model and a cool $999. That’s how much you’ll need to pay in the App Store to purchase Vizzywig 4K, which touts itself as the world’s first mobile app that lets you capture, edit, and distribute 4K video.
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Tiiny Eases the Anxiety of Sharing Photos by Keeping Pictures Small and Disposable

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After a few teasers made their way around the Web earlier this week, new photo-sharing app Tiiny live and ready for use. Created by an all-star team of designers and developers led by Digg founder Kevin Rose, Tiiny is a unique photo-sharing app that hopes to address the anxiety of sharing photos and videos by keeping the them small and disposable.

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external Email More Than 5 Photos At Once With Documents For iOS —Lifehacker

One way to get around Apple Mail app’s 5 photo limit is with Readle’s Documents app. Once Documents has access to your Camera Roll, you can select as many photos to send as you like and send them on their way.

 
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Polarr is a Smart and Versatile Browser-Based Photo Editor that Learns Your Technique

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As cloud-based storage options expand in size and numbers, the battle for browser-based photo editors is equally under way. One of the newest and most impressive to the game is Polarr. It’s currently available to use as an open beta and features a number of advance tools and resources for making sure you can efficiently edit your images from within the browser.

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Lumy: A Beautifully Simple iOS App That Will Make Sure You Never Miss Golden Hour

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In the past, we’ve shared both PhotoPills and Golden Hour with you, two much-loved apps that help you plan when the best time to shoot is. Well, today we have add new contender to the lineup.

It’s called Lumy, and in terms of functionality, it falls somewhere between the feature-rich PhotoPills and super-simple Golden Hour, offering only what you need and nothing more through a simple, intuitive and beautiful design.

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Impressive New Smartphone Software Can Turn a Blurry Mess Into a Clear Shot

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Besides sensor size, quality glass is the other major hurdle that smartphones need to overcome if they ever want to truly compete, quality-wise, with their bigger more capable brothers.

But since attaching a 500mm lens to a smartphone looks… well… kind of dumb, the folks at Canadian startup Algolux are taking a software-based approach and producing some truly incredible results in the process. Read more…