News tagged with "apps"

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App news for photographers: Google+ updates and more

Connect, our sister site has just published a roundup of this week's photography-related app news. From major updates to Google+'s mobile app to new apps for iOS users including AnalogCamera, Oggl and Viewmatic, there's plenty going on. Click through to for more details. 

CONNECT Comments 4 Published: May 29, 2013 at 18:59
Four tasty mobile apps for food photography

The mobile food photography phenomenon has been cooking up alongside our affinity for our always-with-us smartphones. Foodies flock to tap, snap and share the trendiest new treats on the culinary circuit, their camera phones now making it possible to document nearly every morsel. But what apps are best for snapping and sharing food photography? We take a look at 

CONNECT Comments 5 Published: Apr 30, 2013 at 18:45
Capturing timelapse videos: Smartphone apps make it simple

Timelapse photography can be mesmerizing with the right subject. We chose the new lighting system brightening San Francisco's Bay Bridge for our timelapse app experiments using an iPhone 5. The bridge is lit by 25,000 LEDs to create eye-catching displays controlled by several Mac Minis mounted inside the structure. As mobile phone cameras grow in quality and the storage capacity of these devices increase, it's possible to make a decent sequence with just what's in your pocket, plus a small tripod. Learn which apps we liked best at

CONNECT Comments 20 Published: Apr 15, 2013 at 17:43
Sony releases two new apps for the NEX-5R and NEX-6

Sony has released two new apps on its PlayMemories App Store for owners of their Wi-Fi-equipped NEX-5R and NEX-6 cameras. The apps, Light Shaft and Motion Shot, are priced at $4.99 each. If you've been yearning to add fake lens flare effects to your photos, then read on.

CAMERA NEWS Comments 68 Published: Mar 29, 2013 at 20:31
Pre-Photoshop tricks and the apps you can use today

The Metropolitan Museum's 'Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop' exhibit includes some heavily manipulated imagery created long before the days of digital. We look at a selection of these photo illustrations and suggest how they might be easily created today using mobile image editing apps available for mobile devices. Check out the five apps that could be used to make similar photographic illustrations today at

CONNECT Comments 9 Published: Mar 18, 2013 at 22:13
Sony announces 'PlayMemories' Camera Apps to extend NEX-5R capabilities

Sony has announced the first in a series of 'PlayMemories' Camera Apps. These apps will be available to Sony owners with an account on the company's 'PlayMemories' web service and can be installed on the newly-announced Alpha NEX-5R. The Apps allow various features and capabilities to be added to the camera, including image processing and remote triggering options. The move comes as Sony expands the 'PlayMemories' service to make sharing images across its devices easier.

UPDATE Comments 18 Published: Aug 29, 2012 at 15:00
Review: Nik Snapseed for Mac

Snapseed started life as an iOS app that married Nik Software's 'U Point' localized effect controls with a touch-based interface. The app has now stepped back across the mobile divide and is available for desk-bound Macs. Lauren Crabbe investigates whether the $20 desktop version is a useful addition to your image-editing arsenal.

ARTICLE Comments 39 Published: May 29, 2012 at 16:32
King Camera v2.5 - iOS App Review

Joanne Carter of takes a closer look at the King Camera app for iOS. King Camera is one of the growing number of all-in-one apps for the iPhone combining both image capture and enhancement. Following a recent price adjustment, King Camera is now available for free. Should you download it? Read our review to find out.

ARTICLE Comments 33 Published: Jan 6, 2012 at 22:00
Retro photography part 1: 'Lo-fi' photo apps

We've rounded-up the most interesting mobile apps to give you that classic 'lo-fi' film photo feel from your digital images. These apps, both paid and free, can help you view your photography in a new light and, in many cases, allow you to share them with a growing community of photo-bloggers. This is the first article in a series about the increasing popularity of the 'lo-fi' style and how to achieve it through different techniques and processes.

ARTICLE Comments 131 Published: Dec 12, 2011 at 20:06
Apple chooses Instagram and Snapseed as Apps of the Year

Apple US App Store has selected two photographic apps, Instagram and Snapseed, as its Apps of the Year for iPhone and iPad. The choices, which appear to be region-dependent, are part of its 'Rewind 2011' annual roundup. The free image processing and sharing app has been selected as iPhone App of the Year, while more detailed processing suite Snapseed ($4.99/£2.99/€3.99) was awarded the title for iPad apps. Meanwhile the CEO of Instgram's publisher, Burbn, is reported as saying development of the app for Android is underway.

OTHER NEWS Comments 16 Published: Dec 8, 2011 at 22:37
Roundup: Portfolio Apps For iOS

Joanne Carter of examines eight leading portfolio apps currently available for Apple's iOS. Smartphones and tablets can be useful for photographers in all sort of ways, but its easy to overlook one of the things that they're best at: showing off your images. So which app should you use to show your best shots in their best light?

ARTICLE Comments 29 Published: Dec 1, 2011 at 00:55
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