News tagged with "apple"

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May16
Apple patent hints at 'social camera flash' using multiple iOS devices

A patent filed by Apple in 2011 and discovered this week by appleinsider.com seems to hint at a 'social camera flash' system, allowing multiple iOS devices to be connected and used as secondary strobes for impromptu flash setups. The patent is filed as an 'illumination system' and describes 'initiating a master-slave relationship between the image capture device and at least one secondary device'. Click through for more details.

OTHER NEWS Comments 63 Published: May 16, 2013 at 15:41
May8
Meet the photographer behind Apple's product pictures

When you think about Apple products, the pictures that come to mind of gleaming glass and aluminium are likely the work of a photographer you've never heard of - until now. In an interview with The Verge, industrial photographer Peter Belanger offers an insight into his painstaking processes, including his complex lighting schemes and choice of camera equipment. Learn more on connect.dpreview.com.

CONNECT Comments 61 Published: May 8, 2013 at 21:13
Apr24
Shootout: Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One, Apple iPhone 5 & Nokia Lumia 920

We put four of the top-of-the-line smartphone cameras to the test in our super shootout featuring the two most promising newcomers - the brand new Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One - and the established competition, the Apple iPhone 5 and the Nokia Lumia 920. We shot with the camera phones in a variety of "real-life" situations and in our controlled studio environment to compare their overall performance. See our results today on connect.dpreview.com.

CONNECT Comments 148 Published: Apr 24, 2013 at 20:00
Apr18
Apple Raw Compatibility Update v4.05 adds Fujifilm X-Trans support

Apple has added Raw support to its OS-X operating system for Fujifilm's X-Trans sensors. The latest update adds support for the four X-Trans cameras - the X20, X100S, X-E1 and X-Pro1. To install the Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update v4.05, users require Aperture v3.4 or later and iPhoto version 9.4 or later. Click through for the download link.

SOFTWARE NEWS Comments 20 Published: Apr 18, 2013 at 17:47
Feb7
Photographer to shoot 50 weddings in one day with his iPhone

Professional photographer Kevin Kuster, who lives in Chicago, was recently approached by the charity Watts of Love  to help with an interesting photography project that seemed a perfect opportunity to make use of his newfound love of mobile photography. He will now travel to the Philippines and shoot 50 weddings in one day  - with his iPhone 4s.

CONNECT Comments 168 Published: Feb 7, 2013 at 22:03
Apple Raw Compatibility Update v4.04 adds nine more cameras

Apple has added Raw support to its OS-X operating system for nine additional cameras, including Nikon's D5200, Pentax K-5 II/IIs and Sony's DSC-RX1. Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update v4.04 also brings Leica X2, D-Lux 6 and V-Lux 4 support to Aperture and iPhoto. The update requires Aperture v3.4 or later and iPhoto version 9.4 or later. Click through for the complete list of cameras and download link.

SOFTWARE NEWS Comments 15 Published: Feb 7, 2013 at 23:06
Jan31
What the advent of 'smart cameras' could mean for iPhone fans

The Apple iPhone kickstarted the smartphone era, and in the process, introduced a huge number of people to photography for the first time, through photo sharing and image manipulation apps. However, the advent of so-called 'smart cameras', which run mobile operating systems but feature much larger sensors and zoom lenses, could threaten Apple’s dominance in the field of mobile photography. As the line blurs further between phones and connected cameras, how will Apple respond? Click through for our take on the possibilities at connect.dpreview.com.

CONNECT Comments 62 Published: Jan 31, 2013 at 19:28
Jan29
Rumors of 128GB Apple iPad prove true

The latest Apple tablet rumors rang true this morning with the official announcement of a 128GB version of the fourth generation iPad, twice the capacity of the previous maximum capacity model. The new tablet will go on sale Tuesday, Feb. 5 for US$799 with wi-fi and US$929 with cellular and wi-fi. We look at the advantages of a large-capacity tablet for photographers on connect.dpreview.com.

CONNECT Comments 33 Published: Jan 29, 2013 at 18:54
Jan24
Professional photographer turns to iPhone for post-wedding photoshoot

Would you be brave enough to let a wedding photographer immortalise your celebration with only an iPhone? One couple in Gujarat, western India did just that. When Rishita and Kintan Brahmbhatt hired professional photographer Sephi Bergerson to shoot their wedding, he used a DSLR for the main ceremony, but turned to his iPhone for the post-wedding 'couples shoot'. Click through to learn more about his experience and view some of the resulting images on connect.dpreview.com.

CONNECT Comments 137 Published: Jan 24, 2013 at 22:06
Dec10
Apple and Google teaming up to buy Kodak patents

Financial news service Bloomberg is reporting Apple and Google are working together to purchase some of Kodak's imaging patents. The companies are said to be working together - lending more weight to reports in the Wall Street Journal from back in August. The story suggests the two companies, along with the groups of smaller companies with whom they'd been preparing bids, will offer more than $500m for the patents. Such a figure would give Kodak access to $830m of external funding that is dependent on the value of the patent deal.

OTHER NEWS Comments 42 Published: Dec 10, 2012 at 17:44
Nov30
Apple Raw update brings support for 8 cameras, including Sony A99

Apple has issued Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 4.02, adding support for 8 cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto '11. The update includes support for many recently-announced cameras including the Sony Alpha SLT-A99, NEX-6, Olympus PEN E-PL5 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3, but does not yet support recent high-end Fujifilm models.

UPDATE Comments 83 Published: Nov 30, 2012 at 21:23
Nov28
500px extends mobile platform to iPhone

Connect: Photographers who use the photo sharing platform 500px can now access their images via an iPhone app released today. Previously, only iPad and Android versions of the app were available. The iOS version is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, and requires iOS 5.0 or later. The app features a minimalist interface to avoid distraction and focus on photography, it says.

CONNECT Comments 7 Published: Nov 28, 2012 at 22:07
Oct24
Apple Raw update brings support for 11 cameras, including D600 and RX100

Apple has issued Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 4.01, adding support for 11 cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto '11. The update includes support for many of the latest cameras including the Nikon D600, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100, Canon EOS-M and Panasonic G5. Many of the latest enthusiast compacts, including the Canon G15 and S110, and Panasonic DMC-LX7 are also covered, though there's still no support for recent high-end Fujifilm models.

UPDATE Comments 29 Published: Oct 24, 2012 at 23:05
Oct23
Low-res iPad Mini and updated 'Retina' iPad released in Apple refresh

Apple has announced an new 'Mini' version of the iPad with a 7.9 inch, 163ppi display. The iPad Mini's display offers a quarter of the pixel count (1024 x 768 pixels compared to 2048 x 1536) of its 9.7", A6 processor-equipped cousin (simply called 'iPad'), the fourth generation of which was also unveiled at an event in San Jose, California. The iPad Mini has created a lot of buzz, but photographers might be disappointed that its screen resolution is lower than the cheaper Google Nexus 7 tablet, which offers 1280 x 800 pixels and a pixel density of 217ppi.

OTHER NEWS Comments 118 Published: Oct 23, 2012 at 19:25
Oct13
Connect: Traveling with only an iPhone - a professional's perspective

Professional photographer Dean Holland recently tried leaving his DSLR at home and only shooting with his iPhone during a two-week-long trip to Vietmam. Holland offers a selection of images from his trip as he asks: An iPhone, a second honeymoon and photography: Can they mix?

CONNECT Comments 171 Published: Oct 13, 2012 at 11:00
Oct1
Quick Review: Apple iPhone 5

Just Posted: A quick review of the iPhone 5's camera. Apple might not have set out to make some of the most popular cameras on the planet with its iPhone range of smartphones, but that's exactly what has happened. The iPhone 5, Apple's latest model brings a larger screen, faster processor and redesigned camera compared to its predecessor. In this 5-page article we take a look at the iPhone 5's performance as a camera, including comparisons with the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 in a range of different environments, video samples and a full gallery of 'real world' shots. Click through to read (and see) more.

REVIEW Comments 218 Published: Oct 1, 2012 at 22:00
Sep27
Manfrotto creates 'Klyp' case for adding lighting and tripods to the iPhone

Manfrotto has announced the Klyp, an iPhone case that allows the use of mini tripods and LED lighting panels. The company rather entertainingly talks in terms of turning the iPhone into 'a complete and professional camera,' but the ability to attach supports and lighting will undoubtedly be useful. The case allows accessories to be clipped-on at various points around the phone, allowing use in different orientations, and packages are available that include the company's compact LED light panels. The case, which fits the iPhone 4 and 4S, will retail for around £25, with lighting a tripod bundles also available

OTHER NEWS Comments 53 Published: Sep 27, 2012 at 17:47
Sep24
Take Better Photos offers photographer's take on iPhone 5 capabilities

Take Better Photos has published an insightful look at the iPhone5, from a photographer's perspective. In keeping with the site's maxim that photography should be a joy, not a science exam, the article looks at how the latest handset behaves, compared to its predecessor (and compared to cameras including the Nikon D3). However, this photographic focus doesn't preclude some more technical detail about the new camera's program line and just how effective its 'dynamic low light mode' is. Click here to read more.

OTHER NEWS Comments 231 Published: Sep 24, 2012 at 18:17
Sep21
iFixit tears down iPhone 5, reveals new camera sensor and sapphire glass lens

The tech-elves over at iFixit.com have published a complete teardown of the new iPhone 5, barely hours after the handset first became available. Obviously, we're most interested in the camera, which according to Apple, will give improved image quality over its predecessor. Although a teardown doesn't reveal much about how the new device will actually perform, it's interesting to see everything reduced to its component parts. Click through for more information and a link to the complete teardown. But be warned - the more squeamish among you may prefer to look away.

OTHER NEWS Comments 105 Published: Sep 21, 2012 at 14:17
Sep19
Apple releases version 1.1 of iPhoto for iOS

Apple has released version 1.1 of iPhoto for iOS, with support for images up to 36.5MP (on the third-generation iPad) and full resolution photo import via iTunes File Sharing. Other additions include six new Ink Effects and the ability to create tag albums by adding custom tags to photos. You can upload video to Facebook and set location and friend tags. iPhoto for iOS v1.1 requires iOS6 and is free to existing v1 users or can be purchased for $4.99 from Apple's App Store.

SOFTWARE NEWS Comments 15 Published: Sep 19, 2012 at 21:34
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