Apple has released iOS 12.1 with fixes for the skin-softening effect on the front-facing cameras and a new real-time portrait mode dial.
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The developer behind the popular iPhone camera app Halide has shared how it might be possible to expand Portrait mode on Apple's XR phone, despite the single-camera limitations.
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.
A new Smart HDR feature promises lower noise levels and better detail on the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR.
While the iPhone XS's camera hardware is slightly different to the iPhone X's, the most important changes are in the software. Our first tests of Smart HDR mode and the updated Portrait Mode are quite promising.
The developer of the Halide camera app, Sebastiaan de With, has taken a closer look at how new iPhone XS and XS Max handle image processing.
Analyst firm IHS Markit estimates the total bill of material for the iPhone XS and Xs Max comes out to $390. The camera components alone are estimate to add up to $51.10.
Users of Apple's new iPhone Xs and Xs Max report over-aggressive "beautification" and skin smoothing on front camera portraits.
The new iPhones' wide-angle image sensor comes with more autofocus points than previous versions.
The devices' camera specs look pretty much identical to last year's iPhone X but under the hood a number of important improvements have been made.
The case was first announced earlier this year as a Kickstarter campaign and comes with a range of features aimed at iPhone photographers.
Hydra for iOS offers a range of clever-looking capture modes, applying multi-frame methods merging up to 60 exposures.
The patent describes a system that uses correction software and a movable built-in camera lens to mitigate misalignment and improve image quality when shooting with accessory lenses.
The iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS), was founded in 2007, making it the longest running iPhone photo competition in the world. Now in its 11th year, the winners of the IPPAWARDS have just been announced.
The new Technical Camera app offers comprehensive manual controls and a range of features for users who prefer to take control of the capture process.
The popular Camera+ app for iOS has received a complete overhaul. Version 2 now offers a depth mode, dual-cam support and a completely new interface.
In the ad, a woman pulls out her iPhone to take a selfie in a train station, and all sorts of studio lights, umbrellas and softboxes materialize out of nowhere around her.
The system described shows the images from both cameras simultaneously, side-by-side. This allows users to compare the field-of-view of both cameras while shooting, and pick the one they prefer.
According to a report in the Taipei Times, Apple won't be jumping on the triple-camera bandwagon this year. The report claims Apple's first triple-camera flagship phone will arrive in the second half of next year.
The updated Halide app allows for control of some camera functions from your Apple Watch.
Shiftcam 2.0 will be available for the latest iPhone models 8, 8 Plus and X, and offers a range of individual "Pro" lenses in addition to a 6-in-1 lens slider.
Robert Rose is a pro photographer and philanthropist, but maybe most importantly, he's DPR staffer Carey Rose's dad. For many years he carried a bag full of gear on his yearly trips to Nepal, but these days the iPhone 8 is all he brings. Find out what makes it 'good enough.'
The director of movies such as Erin Brockovich, Traffic, and Ocean’s Eleven was impressed by the smartphone's 4K resolution, and general movie performance.
Apple's premium iPhone X is the most expensive iPhone to date, so it's only fitting that it comes with optically stabilized dual rear cameras, impressively high-quality video capture and a gorgeous display. So does all that make up for the high price of entry? Let's find out.
Computational photography is by all accounts the 'new thing,' but in its current state, how does it compare against your average entry-level camera? Let's find out.
In an interview with ABC News, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company will allow iPhone users to turn off the controversial 'power management' feature that was slowing down old phones when the battery became 'unhealthy.'
The Moment filter adapter kit allows you to attach any filter with a 62mm thread to its iPhone accessory lenses.
In a letter posted on its website, Apple apologized to its customers for reducing performance on older iPhone models and announced that it would offer a $50 discount on battery replacement for affected phones.
Last week, Apple admitted to slowing down older iPhones as their batteries aged. This has sparked a flurry of lawsuits all over the world, alleging everything from deception to breach-of-contract.
Is your old iPhone 6 or 6s camera slowing way down? Try replacing the battery. It turns out Apple will cut your phone's CPU performance in half once the battery reaches a certain age, to prevent internal damage and unexpected shut downs.
Apple and Google both offer improved Portrait Modes in their latest devices, but the two manufacturers take somewhat different approaches. Take a look at side-by-side shots to see how they square up and learn about the technologies behind them.
Meet the new Freefly Movi, a handheld gimbal stabilizer designed by cinema stabilization pros for use with the iPhone. Freefly is calling this little beast "the world's most portable, adaptable, and intuitive cinema robot."
Until now, HEIF images could only be read and edited on Apple hardware. Zoner brings the format to the Windows platform.
As the saying goes: A photo is worth a thousand words. And if you're sending that photo through Facebook Messenger, your thousand words now look twice as nice after today's update to 4K resolution.
iPhone X owners can already accessorize their new phone with high-quality smartphone photography lenses courtesy of Moment's new lineup.
Go behind the scenes with filmmaker Nick Arcivos, who recently created a beautiful cinematic short film in Paris using only the iPhone X, a couple of gimbals, and a few lights. The results are very impressive.
Former Apple Aperture lead developer Nik Bhatt has designed an iOS app called RAW Power that lets you edit raw photos from your professional camera using your phone and tablet.... color us intrigued.
DxOMark has released its iPhone X test scores, and while the phone fell short of the Google Pixel 2 overall, it earned the highest ever Photo category score of 101.
Popular iOS camera app Halide has released a new version with a fully-redesigned user interface made specifically for the iPhone X.
The brand new Apple iPhone X got a complete teardown from iFixit.com, ranking it on par with the iPhone 8 Plus and Google Pixel 2 XL in terms of 'repairability' and giving us a closer look at the dual camera modules on the front and back.
The free Focos app turns Apple's fake-bokeh 'Portrait Mode' up a notch, allowing you to choose the type of bokeh you're adding, customize diaphragm shapes, and focus your photos after the fact.
The Apple iPhone X is still a week away from hitting the streets, but photographer Chase Jarvis has one! Here's the very first hands-on field test of the new iPhone X, complete with a few sample shots.
A developer at Google has discovered that any iOS app could secretly use the iPhone camera to record images and video in the background once it's been given permission to access the camera.
Portrait Lighting, which was introduced with the iPhone 8 Plus (and soon-to-be-released iPhone X), lets the user add a variety of simulated lighting effects to portrait images. Here are two tutorials that show you how to use it.
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