applications

Photoshop’s ‘Save As’ Function Has Changed. Here’s Why

As part of its May 2021 release of Photoshop on Desktop -- version 22.4 -- Adobe made a significant change to how the "Save As" command works. Rather than continuing to act as it has across applications on all computers for decades, Adobe altered the basic functionality and has left users baffled.

Four Innovations that Could Revolutionize the Photography Industry

Good or bad, photography as a medium is closely tied to the technological heritage of our cameras. As a result, technological developments often influence the type of gear we use and the type of photographs we take.

With that in mind, here are some areas of innovation that are likely to create even more change in the way we take pictures and the way manufacturers design cameras in the future.

Who Applied for Photography-Related Top-Level Domains?

There are currently 22 "generic" top level domains (e.g. .COM, .NET, .ORG), but that's about to change. ICANN, the authority behind the Internet's domain name system, began accepting applications for new gTLDs, meaning we may soon see web addresses that end in things like .PARIS, .FERRARI, and .KIDS. Yesterday was "reveal day" -- the day on which the full list of domain proposals and applicants was published. The reveals some pretty interesting clues on some photo-related domains that might soon hit the web.

Photosynth Comes to the iPhone to Help You Shoot Stitched Panoramas

Microsoft's jaw-dropping Photosynth technology has arrived on the iPhone as an app that allows you to easily create immersive 360-degree panoramas. All you need to do is load up the app and sweep your camera around in every direction, and the app automatically snaps photographs filling in the panoramic image (you can also tap it if it gets sluggish with its snapping).