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Hands-On with Lightroom’s Powerful New Masking System

In a new update, Adobe is greatly increasing the masking capabilities of its Lightroom applications as well as Adobe Camera RAW. While it is not as powerful as what is found in full-fledged Photoshop, you will find yourself wondering how you ever lived without it.

DxO Brings Major Updates to PhotoLab 5 and FilmPack 6

DxO has announced updates to PhotoLab 5 and FilmPack 6. PhotoLab 5 has enhanced local adjustments and a more powerful photo library, while FilmPack 6 adds new film emulations, cinemagraphic renderings, and support for Fujifilm RAW files.

Adobe Rolls Out Revamped Creative Cloud Desktop App

Adobe has launched a new version of its Creative Cloud desktop application that has been redesigned from the ground up "to be a more intuitive way to access your apps, update them, and discover new apps that complement or extend your creativity."

Mendr is the Uber of Photoshopping

Meet Mendr, the Uber of the Photoshop and image processing world. Nowadays, almost everything is moving online. Hailing a cab is now done on your phone with Uber. Airbnb let's you crash on someone's spare bed. Now you can send your photos off to be processed, straight from your phone.

EyeEm Selects Will Show You the Best Photos on Your Phone

EyeEm has released a new feature to its app, called EyeEm Selects, that will tell you which photos are the best from your library. EyeEm is a stock website where over 20 million users submit images, selling them on their global marketplace to brands all over the world.

Airnef: Wirelessly Transfer Photos and Videos from a Nikon to a Computer

Integrated Wi-Fi is quickly becoming a standard for many camera manufacturers who are trying to stay up to date with the latest trends. It took a while for the two giants, Nikon and Canon, to get on board, but most of their latest cameras have been rolling out with wireless connectivity.

If you shoot with a wirelessly-connected Nikon camera, Airnef is an open-source utility for transferring your photos to a Windows, OS X, or Linux computer.

Red Dot Camera App Brings the Leica M Experience to Your iPhone

If you've always wanted to play around with the idea of using a Leica M rangefinder but don't want to shell out the cash, Lifelike Apps has a new app for you. Called Red Dot Camera, the iOS app aims to bring the feel of a Leica camera to your iPad or iPhone; it was “inspired by the retro craftsmanship of the classic M camera series” and does “without the interference of gimmicky filters.”

Recently for iOS Turns Your Camera Roll Into a Print Magazine Every Month

Snapping a collection of photos on your iPhone and then having them disappear into your Camera Roll never to be seen again can be quite a common occurrence, but a new iOS app on the market wants to change that. ‘Recently’ is a mobile application for iPhones and iPads that allows you to automatically send your 100 most recent photographs off to be printed in a personal monthly magazine and delivered straight to your door.

Google Street View Now Has Its Own App on Android, 360° Photo Sharing

Google set out in 2007 to create an ambitious effort called Street View: a project aimed at providing panoramic views of individual streets around the world. The unique feature, which has since been copied by other mapping services, has, on Android devices, lived within the Google Maps app. Now, however, Street View is breaking free into its own separate application, and it includes a few features for capturing and sharing your own photospheres.

Add Surreal 3D Objects to Your Photos with Matter, Free This Week on iOS

Every week, Apple selects an application from the iOS App Store and makes it available for free to anyone with an Apple ID. This week’s app is ‘Matter’ by Pixite, which is normally $2. It allows you to add surreal 3D objects to your photographs. With only a few taps, you can add three-dimensional effects to your pictures with realistic shadows and reflections.

VSCO Cam Collections Lets You Curate Other People’s Photos

Users of VSCO Cam for iOS and Android know that the app is more than just another photo editing suite; it is a social gateway for sharing photographs with others around the world. VSCO’s mobile application employs the company’s famous analog filters for retro styling on the move. Now, newly introduced ‘Collections’ will allow users to assemble their favorite images into one package and share their curations with others.

Kolektio Helps Friends Capture Moments Together in Shared Albums

Kolektio is an application designed to make sharing photographic moments with friends easier than it has ever been before. The app designed for Apple iOS devices (coming soon to Android) allows users to create a ‘moment’ and then contribute snapshots to it. Kolektio wants to make sure that you are never worried about losing another party photo ever again.

Grids Lets You Beautifully Browse Instagram In a Native OS X App

Instagram is a social network that was designed from the ground up with mobile in mind. And while we now have the online presence of Instagram through the browser, there are those who are still looking for a well-designed and intuitive native application for their computer that will let them browse their Instagram feed.

In an attempt to fill that niche better than those before it, Think Time Creations has created Grids, a new Instagram client that hit the Mac App Store today.