App news for photographers: Olloclip, 6Sec, EyeEm, and more
Olloclip for iOS allows separate focus and exposure points
An update to the official Olloclip app for iOS this week adds a great new feature: Users can now choose separate focal and exposure points in the live viewfinder.
The main purpose of the Olloclip app up to this point was to correct the distortion caused by Olloclip's macro, wide-angle and fisheye lenses. This week's app update also added an auto-save option as well as one touch image sharing for social media and email.
6Sec for Windows Phone 8 becomes more Vine-y
For Windows Phone 8 users who want to get in on the fun of Vine, 6Sec provides a free way for users to upload and view videos on Twitter's 6-second video social network. An update to the app this week now allows for users to friend each other on Vine from 6Sec as well as block unwanted users. Read more from Windows Phone Daily.
EyeEm now available on Android Tablets
The free EyeEm app for Android tablets was released this week. It includes the new Ailine, Capa and Clara filters which EyeEm recently added to its iOS and Android apps and lets users share photos on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Flickr and Foursquare.
Dailymotion releases free video editing app for iOS
Dailymotion Camera allows users to capture the videos in either square or 16/9 format at up to 1080p resolution. Next, you can adjust the look of the video with brightness and contrast controls as well as insert other pre-recorded video. When you are done, you can share the video on Facebook, Twitter, and of course Dailymotion. Read more coverage here.
Hipstamatic pushes out Oggl Pro for Lumia 1020, and Oggl
The app comes with five familiar Hipstamatic lenses and five films, and additional manual control over exposure, white balance, ISO and shutter speed, as well as an auto-level indicator. The app also allows for sharing via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as Hipstamatic's own new social service, also called Oggl. Hipstamatic also pushed out its previously iOS-only Hipstamatic Oggl today for Nokia Lumia 928, 925, 920/920T, 822, 820 and 810, Samsung ATIV S and HTC 8X.
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Go behind the scenes with National Geographic photographer Renan Ozturk and see what it takes to capture a dangerous, harrowing, stunning Nat Geo photo essay.
Erez Marom tells the story behind this ominous photo of the sand 'reaching up' towards the mountains at Skagsanden beach in Norway. He calls this photo 'Torment.'
DPReview staffer Carey Rose has taken the Panasonic Leica DG 15mm F1.7 along for everything from a city-side boat ride to a bachelor party across the mountains. Find out how the little Leica fared.
Canon just unveiled the largest 12-ink printer on the market. The new imagePROGRAF PRO-6000 printer can make prints from 17 all the way up to 60 inches wide.
"Standing in one of the holiest places on earth, I felt uneasy," writes Wired's Jason Parham. "Most of my fellow visitors, I realized with a brief bloom of nausea, were taking selfies."
Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk has been receiving great reviews, but it's a challenge to see it in its full glory. This handy infographic reveals the aspect ratio chaos that is wrought as the industry retreats from film.
Anti-bullying organization Ditch the Label's Annual Bullying Survey 2017 reveals yet again that Instagram, more so than any other social network, has a the worst effect on youth mental health.
It's been a crazy day for innovative patent news. Apparently Sony is thinking of developing a medium format curved sensor camera.
An update to the Silkypix Raw converter fixes some bugs and adds support for several popular new cameras.
This crazy custom-built underwater camera shoots 8x10 large format film. It's supposedly "the first successful underwater 8x10 ever made," and it can be yours for $5,800... plus shipping.
Blackmagic just reveled a new accessory for their Cintel Film Scanner. The Cintel Audio and KeyKode Reader can capture KeyKode data and high-quality audio from film in real-time as it is being scanned.
A new Nikon patent shows a lens designed for a curved full-frame sensor. Could this be the high-end Nikon mirrorless camera people are hoping for?
The ability to shoot images at 1,000 fps first appeared in a Sony smartphone sensor. Now the Japanese manufacturer is using the same feature for industrial applications.
Astronomy expert and photographer Dr. Tyler Nordgren thinks you should "see your first eclipse, photograph your second." But if you do plan on taking photos this August, here are a few tips from someone who's been there.
How confident are you that you can spot a manipulated photo? A recent study at the University of Warwick shows that many people are pretty bad at it.
If you purchased a Leica TL2, do NOT attach Leica's Visoflex electronic viewfinder. Leica is working on a fix, but for now, it's possible the viewfinder will break your camera.
Google just released Motion Stills for Android. Unlike the iOS version, the Android app uses a redesigned video processing pipeline that processes each frame of a video as it is being recorded, creating instant results.
A huge copyright lawsuit between photography firm VHT and Zillow Group is heating up again, as both sides appeal a court ruling that granted VHT $4 million in damages.
European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet spent 6 months on board the International Space Station where he worked with Google capturing spheric panorama images that are now available in Street View.
It's official. PDN has confirmed with parent company Aurelius that 94-year-old lighting company Bowens is indeed going out of business.
The newly launched firmware version 1.06 fixes AF-issues that can occur with some lenses that are not officially compatible with the MC-11 converter.
Voyager is a waterproof smart light stick you can control entirely from your phone. The light has already blown past its $300K funding goal on Indiegogo.
2018 is the last year Photokina will take place during the traditional end-of-September dates. In 2019, Photokina will take place from the 8th to the 11th of May.
The Canon IXUS 50 (known as the SD400 Digital ELPH in North America) was one of a string of high-performing, pocketable PowerShots of the mid-2000s. In this week's throwback Thursday, Barney casts his mind back to 2005.
A close look at the EOS 6D II's Raw files suggest its dynamic range has taken a significant step backwards compared with the company's recent DSLRs. We look at how much difference this might make for your photos.
With a full-production review unit in our hands, we've got over 100 production samples from the new Canon EOS 6D Mark II to share.
Need a break from your day? Kick back and watch the making of a somewhat unconventional mojito filmed on Canon's new EOS 6D Mark II.
The Bonfoton Camera Obscura Room Lens can turn any room into a camera obscura, projecting the view from your window onto the walls of your room.
Adobe just released version 2015.12 of Lightroom CC, adding support for several new cameras and lenses, and baking in several important bug fixes while they were at it.
In this interview, Chiara Marinai, photo editor for VanityFair.com, explains exactly what she looks for in new photographers and photo submissions. Take notes.