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How the Mi 5 4-Axis Image Stabilization Compares to the iPhone 6S

Cameras are one of the key features consumers look for in smartphones, so phone makers are constantly working to break new ground in smartphone camera features, specs, and quality. Dual camera systems are starting to appear, OPPO just unveiled the first sensor-baser image stabilizer for smartphones.

The Chinese company Xiaomi has a few tricks of its own. Its new Mi 5 smartphone features a new 4-axis optical image stabilization system that appears to outperform the latest and greatest Apple stabilization system in the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus.

This Skier Shot ‘Bullet Time’ by Swinging an iPhone 6 Around His Head

Matrix-style "bullet time" is usually created using an array of cameras placed all around a subject. Swiss professional skier Nicolas Vuignier has been testing a new technique that only uses a single camera: he swings his iPhone 6 camera around using a long rope.

Vuignier calls his iPhone experiment the "Centriphone." The video above contains some awesome shots he made using it while speeding down snow-covered mountain slopes.

Tumblr’s iOS App Now Supports Apple’s Live Photos

Tumblr has just announced that it's introducing support for Live Photos, a feature Apple released earlier this year with the introduction of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. Live Photos lets you watch a few moments of video that are recorded immediately before and after your snapshot.

Apple Launches an Official Smart Battery Case for the iPhone

If an iPhone plays a big role in your photography, either as a pocket computer or as a primary camera, and you suffer from dead-battery anxiety, there's some good news for you: Apple just announced an official battery case that greatly extends your phone's battery life.

6 Tips to Make Great Photographs with the iPhone 6

When you leave home and hit the road, be it for work, play, or pretty much anything you set out to do, you should always carry a camera. There is a photographic axiom that says, “What is the best camera? The camera you have with you!” and that is undeniably true. The camera you will sling over your shoulder is going to change over the years and a new camera can stimulate you and put you into a photo-taking mood by simply being new. The technology changes, and even the great masters used a range of cameras across their careers.

The Volta is an iPhone 6 Battery Case That Doubles as a Ring Light

The folks over at Seaport Digital have released the Volta battery Power Station and Ring Light case for Apple iPhone 6 devices. Powered by an internal 3800mAh battery, the Volta can charge your smartphone when needed via an attachable lighting cable... or it can act as a handy ring light to brighten your subject in dimly-lit situations. Of course, we won’t judge you if you choose to make it your personal selfie light.

The Lumenati CS1 ‘Smartcase’ Turns Your iPhone Into a Classic Cinema Camera

The Lumenati CS1 is a cinematic smartphone case aimed at bringing a more enjoyable experience to shooting video. Designed by Lumenati, a collection of filmmakers, animators, and designers in Denver, Colorado, the CS1 looks to "combine the technological features of a digital device with the cool design, ergonomic ease and natural narrative that the lo-fi classic camera is known for." Basically, it transforms your iPhone 6 into an old-school cinema camera.

20 of Apple’s Favorite Photos Shot with the iPhone 6

Apple tells us that it's launching a new global advertising campaign called "Shot on iPhone 6." Starting this week, billboards in 70 cities in 24 countries around the world will feature photos captured by iPhone 6 owners. 77 iPhone photographers will be featured in the campaign after Apple selected their images as its favorites.

6 of the Best iPhone 6/Plus 240fps Slow Motion Video Examples Released So Far

When Apple announced the iPhone 6 and 6+, one of the more interesting features added to the new devices was the ability to capture video at 240fps when shooting at 720 resolution.

Now, with many of the 10+ million devices preordered already in the hands of consumers, we've compiled our six favorite videos that showcase all 240 frames at work. From wine being poured majestically into a clear glass, to a dog not-so-majestically shaking off, you've got a few mesmerizing minutes ahead of you.

Beautiful Short Film Shows Off the Impressive Video Capabilities of the iPhone 6 Plus

Ben Canales, an Oregon-based photographer and filmmaker, wasted no time putting his new iPhone 6 Plus to the test once he had it in hand.

As soon as he got it, Canales packed his bags and took to the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains to piece together a short film that shows you just how capable the iPhone 6 (Plus) and iOS 8 are when it comes to mobile photography and cinematography.

Photographer Puts the iPhone 5S, 6 and 6 Plus Through Their Paces in Iceland

While everybody was still speculating and chasing after rumors about the then unofficial iPhone 6, photographer Austin Mann was hopping a plane to Iceland with a 5S, 6 and 6 Plus in tow. His mission was to test these three phones out side-by-side and see if the major tech updates Apple made to the camera translate into real-world results.

The iPhone is NOT for Photographers

Part of understanding is the ability to admit when one is wrong. Here and now I need to admit that I was wrong.