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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This week Chris and Jordan take the new Leica Q2 for a spin, and while most of us in the Northern Hemisphere are welcoming spring, they head even farther north than usual to visit ice castles. Because #Canada.
Harvard is facing a lawsuit over profiting from 19th century daguerreotypes that captured the portrait of a slave and his daughter on a South Carolina plantation.
From the detailed textures in rural landscapes to the incredible lighting inside futuristic buildings, the photorealism of Unreal Engine 4 is blurring the lines between fiction and reality...you know...aside from the spaceship.
According to a report from The Informant, a number of Instagram users' passwords were shared as plaintext in URLs used to download their data.
We've added Panasonic's new Lumix S1 and S1R full-frame mirrorless cameras to three of our buying guides. If you're looking for a quick summary of each model, then have a read.
YouTube channel Photoshop Cafe has shared a video detailing ten tips and tricks you can do to both fix and speed up Photoshop when it's running slow and sluggish.
It's not going to be the banger of the year, but it'll get a few laughs.
DJI has confirmed its drones won't be affected by the GPS 2019 week rollover.
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery has teamed up with Kodak to release a beer that's capable of doubling as a film developer.
The Diana Instant Square is a retro-inspired camera with manual controls that's fun to shoot in good light, but largely unpredictable in its operation.
Residents of a Paris street plagued by Instagrammers, selfie takers and music video crews are asking the city government for a weekend and evening ban to give them some peace.
The adapter plugs into the Osmo Pocket's USB Type-C port and features a 3.5mm TRS jack to plug in various external microphones.
Checkout allows Instagram users to select products for purchase and make payments directly in the app.
GauGAN as it's known, can create photorealistic images from basic drawings using the power of artificial intelligence.
The EOS RP is Canon's latest full-frame mirrorless camera, with diminutive dimensions and a diminutive price. Find out how it stacks up and get our thoughts in our early review.
Montana judge Dana L. Christensen has ruled the Republican National Committee did not infringe upon the copyright of photographer Erika Peterman after they took a photo from a Democratic candidate's Facebook page without permission and altered it to use in a derogatory promotional mailer.
Nikon has launched updates for three of its programs to address various bugs and glitches that could cause crashes and unwanted results.
LEE Filters has launched the LEE100, its next-generation filter holder that improves the design and looks in all the right places.
With the arrival of some much-needed sunshine and final production firmware for the Panasonic S1, we've been able to get outside and really start putting the camera through its paces.
Importing, culling and tagging photos is about to get a whole lot faster and look a whole lot better with the impending arrival of Photo Mechanic 6.
On its own, the FTZ adapter retails for $250 and when bundled it dropped the cost to just $150. Now, Nikon is offering it for free with all Z6, Z7 purchases in the United States.
Profoto said it spoke with Godox back at Photokina 2018 and continues to contact Godox in an effort to stop it from marketing its V1 light.
Product renders in Italian publication Notebook Italia show an unusual design that conceals all cameras with the help of a slider mechanism.
Canon says its new EF 400mm F2.8L IS III and EF 600mm F4L IS III lenses can suffer from an intermittent flickering when shooting video in M or Av modes with certain cameras.
Leica recently announced the Q2, a digital rangefinder with a fixed 28mm F1.7 lens. It's a heck of a lot of fun to shoot with, but is it right for you? Based on our time with the camera, and its specifications, we've examined how well-suited it is for common photography use-cases.
Now that our Panasonic Lumix S1R has final firmware, we couldn't wait to get out shooting with it - and we also tried the high-res mode, which combines files to get 187 megapixel images. Because sometimes, 47 megapixels just isn't enough.
In this article, travel and landscape photographer Mitch Green encourages us to spend more time in the the field.
the lens lacks any electronics whatsoever and is constructed entirely of glass and metal. Of course, that comes at the expense of weight — this thing weighs in at 1.1kg / 2.43lbs.
Drones can be useful tools in urban areas, where they're utilized for everything from news reporting to building inspections, but flying in these areas requires careful preparation. Here's what you need to know to do so safely.
Hasselblad has released a new cable release and USB double battery charger for its X1D medium format camera .