App news for photographers: Aviary, Leonardo, Mirrorgram and more
Easy Instagram and email from Aviary
Aviary iOS update v. 2.4.0 adds Instagram and email options to the sharing page by pushing the image to your Instagram app or opening email client. And, if you share Aviary with five friends, you'll get a free Jetset Pack. This version also includes minor bug fixes and improvements.
EyeEm gets a new home (screen)
In addition to a redesigned home screen, the latest EyeEm update (v. 3.6 for iOS; Android update "coming soon"), the developers have simplified the sidebar to include a trio of options: Home, Friends, Missions. You'll find multiple bug fixes as well.
Lasso Photos — a view with a zoom
Lasso Photos' latest update for iOS (v. 2.1) lets you zoom into photos as you're viewing them and has added a new photo count function to the main page, so you can see how many images your friends have uploaded. UI enhancements, bug fixes and improvements to friend matching and inviting are also part of this update. There's no Android version, yet but Lasso Photos promises that one will be available "soon."
Leonardo is a new, full-featured image-editing app
Leonardo, a recently launched photo editor for iOS offers a wealth of features that are rarely found in a single app, including layers, channel mixer, adjustable curves, IPTC editing and a whole lot more. The app requires a minimum of iOS 5.0 and is available for iPhones, iPad (v. 2 or newer) and iPod Touch. We'll take a closer look at this app soon.
Multiple Mirrorgram layers
A new Fuse option in the free iOS app Mirrorgram allows users to layer multiple effects and filters. There's a new in-app purchase option Unwrap effect that the developers tout as a "totally warped twisted effect." Version 1.3.1 also includes bug fixes and makes it easier to connect with @mirrorgram on Instagram.
Nokia Photo Transfer for Mac
Nokia Photo Transfer for Mac is a desktop software that may make it easier to move images — including formats that iPhoto can't handle like Cinemagraphs — from your Lumia Windows 8 phone and back again. And it's free.
Push notifications for Vine Android
The Vine folks don't rest! They've again updated Vine for Android with push notifications for new likes, comments, and mentions. And, in addition to bug fixes, the latest version of Vine allows you to share public posts to Twitter or Facebook.
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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 .