App news for photographers: Camera+, SmugMug, GoPro and more
Camera+ adds effects layering and blending for iPhone
Camera+ is a far cry from Adobe Photoshop but the latest version brings effects layering and blending functionality to the iPhone (it's already available on the iPad version). Among other updates, a new Hollywood Effects Pack with Hollywood-esque and cinematic effects and borders has been added.
More functionality and sharing options with GoPro app
Be sure the firmware for your Hero3 or Hero2 (with Wi-Fi) is up to date so you can take advantage of GoPro's latest iOS and Android apps. Now you can change some settings, and view and share content from within the app. Be sure to read the fine print for restrictions, though.
Tangent is stylin' for the iPad and iPhone
Tangent v. 1.1 is now available for the iPad and has been updated for the iPhone, too. You'll get 13 new styles, and an inspirations section in case your creativity wanes. Now you don't have to start from scratch to add a new style and, if you want to know the particulars of your photos, the app now preserves metadata.
Zitrr Camera is filter-full
Lots of new and enhanced features for this iOS camera app. Zitrr Camera creators redesigned the UI and added a dozen new Insta Filters, 8 new Monochrome Filters. And you can save it all in full resolution. Instagram sharing is now possible and version 1.3 also benefits from more than a half-dozen improvements and bug fixes.
Smugmug gets a makeover
Image hosting site Smugmug gave its website a complete makeover this week. Users can now choose from 15+ customizable design templates that can be edited and updated from any mobile device.
ProCamera allows for in-app gallery submission
In the latest update for iOS's ProCamera app, users can submit to the IPA Gallery straight from the app. The new version of ProCamera has also improved social media sharing. Read all the details from The App Whisperer.
Wood Camera doesn't make you square up for Instagram
Users of the popular iPhone app Wood Camera can now take out an extra step if they regularly upload non-square photos to Instagram. Instead of exporting the photo to an app that will fill out the frame to create a square image, Wood Camera will now automatically fill in the gaps of your image so it can be uploaded according to Instagram's square requirements.
VSCO Cam looking for Android beta testers
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After shaking up the Lightroom ecosystem with Lightroom CC last year, Adobe has released version 2.0 of the cloud-centric photo organizer and editor. We look at new features like People View, how far Lightroom CC has come in its first year, and where Lightroom is headed.
Today, at Adobe MAX 2018, Adobe previewed Photoshop CC on iPad, a full-featured, desktop-class version of Photoshop for iOS.
The weather and has most definitely taken a turn toward fall here, and our shooting opportunities have followed suit. We brought the Canon RF 35mm F1.8 along to a harvest festival of sorts and a few of our usual haunts.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has signed House Bill 1346 into effect, which imposes a fine upwards of $300 to drone operators who invade the privacy or harm the physical wellbeing of citizens.
Sigma is a company in flux, but CEO Kazuto Yamaki is undaunted by the upcoming prospect of developing lenses for eight lens mounts. The challenge will be keeping the company's identity along the way.
If you've been meaning to convert all of your old photos, video, and audio to digital formats, but simply lack the time or willpower to get through it all, a new service from Kodak will help you get the job done.
Almost all new cameras include impressive video features, but for the best results you'll often need an off-camera recorder. Chris and Jordan take a look at the brand new Ninja V from Atomos, and explain why it might just be one of the most useful tools you can add to your camera.
Collect allows you to transform 360-degree into a more easily digestible format by transforming it into directed traditional videos.
Sick of using your plain ol' keyboard to edit your photos in Lightroom and Photoshop? TourBox is hoping to expedite your post-production workflow using a clever combination of dials, buttons, and knobs.
Bag and accessory manufacturer Hex has launched two bags as part of its latest collection: the Clamshell Backpack and DSLR Sling.
Crank out instant photos with Holga Digital's new analog printer, currently being funded on Kickstarter.
We got some hands-on time with Leica's new S3 medium format camera, which boasts a new higher-res sensor as well as other improvements.
Luna Display started its life as a crowdfunding project on Kickstarter. Now, it's available to purchase directly online.
We sat down with the Google Pixel camera team to learn about key new camera features on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, and an explanation of the sophisticated software advancements that power them.
A lawsuit filed on Tuesday claims the cameras in Apple's iPhone 7 Plus and newer dual-camera models infringe on a patent that was granted in 2003.
Nikon's Coolpix P1000 has moved the zoom needle from 'absurd' to 'ludicrous,' with an equivalent focal length of 24-3000mm. So far, it's a fun camera to shoot with – if a bit over the top.
Like the LG V40 ThinQ the A9 combines a super-wide-angle, regular wide-angle and tele camera, but adds a depth-sensor to the mix as well.
The FAA has issued a warning to drone pilots in anticipation of disaster response following Hurricane Michael, noting that fines for interfering with emergency operations can exceed $20,000.
According to a report from Fortune, Apple acquired Danish masking technology startup Spektral in December 2017 for "more than $30 million."
Insta360's latest model comes with a range of features that allow for the creation of unique action cam footage.
The Photogrip can be used as a camera grip, mini tripod or phone stand and comes with a detachable remote.
At a time when manufacturers are adding triple and even quad-cameras to their flagship smartphones, Google is sticking with one main camera. But given the sophistication of the company's computational efforts, we think it's the right approach for now.
DPReview is hiring! We're seeking three Software Development Engineers at a range of experience levels to join our Seattle-based team.
The University of Dayton Research Institute created a video detailing what damage is caused when a drone strikes the wing of an airplane.
Lenovo's upcoming high-end smartphone will be the first model to feature four cameras on the back.
The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL offer a second front-facing camera and a host of improved computational features such as digital zoom based on super-resolution capture, better depth mapping and a fill-light effect for low light portraits.
Canon has ported a large chunk of its Digital Photo Professional (DPP) Raw processing software's feature set to iOS and launched the DPP Express app.
The Panasonic LX100 II offers a higher-resolution sensor over its predecessor, but it's the addition of a touchscreen that makes the Mark II so gosh-darn enjoyable to shoot with. We've got some fresh samples from Panasonic's new premium compact camera.
Sony has announced a new "Alpha Female" program, a creator-in-residence opportunity that will award six-month grants to five female filmmakers and photographers.
The new 490, 492 and 492LCD are targeted at amateur photographers and come with a 4kg/8.82lbs payload.