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How I Became an Internet Famous Photographer

Dear friend,<p>Without tooting my horn too much, I’m pretty sure I’m one of the top 10 most influential photography bloggers on planet Earth. How did I …

Street Photography

OPPO Reveals Periscope-Inspired 5x Optical Zoom System for Smartphones

One of the major ways smartphone cameras fall short of even old point-and-shoots is zoom. How are you supposed to squeeze an optical zoom mechanism …

Improving Your Photos Without Buying More Gear

If you want to take your photos to another level, camera equipment is a natural place to look. It’s a very tangible part of photography; we work with …

Nikon D-series

7 Smartphone Photography Tips Tricks

In this video our friend Serge Ramelli is going to give you seven tips to take better smartphone photography.<p>1. Communicate a strong message<p>2. Under …

Can a Smartphone Really Replace Your Camera?

We hear this refrain every year: “This amazing new smartphone camera will make your pro camera obsolete!” Every year, it proves to be untrue. …

Mobile Photography

Essential Tips and Tricks for Better Smartphone Photos

I remember learning how to take photos with my dad’s old Canon film camera back in the day.Now I can just pull my phone out of my pocket and take …

Mobile Photography

10 Wonderful Photos That Use Negative Space Taken With A Smartphone

The theme of this weeks showcase of mobile photography looks at 10 photos that use negative space in their compositions. As this selection shows you …

Mobile Photography

Mobile Photography Interview A Day in the Life of Christine O Sobczak a Fine Art Mobile Artist from the United States

Image ©Christine O Sobcszak<p><i>Let’s start at the beginning of the day, how does your day start?</i><p>I am a late night person. So, into bed around midnight …

Mobile Photography

A camera startup wants you to think 10 lenses are better than one

Smartphones have fundamentally changed the world: Information is more readily available, computer sales are declining, and most people now have a high-quality camera in their pocket.<p>As pocket computers become ubiquitous, the demand for high-quality components that can fit into a handheld device has …

Google Pixel vs. Apple iPhone 7 Plus: A Smartphone Shootout

The smartphone camera landscape is getting crowded with high quality cameras these days, but the Google Pixel and Apple iPhone 7 Plus are two of the …

Like a DSLR: Six Apps which will Help You Bokeh like a Pro

2016 has witnessed a fair share of design and performance tweaks in smartphones. There have been numerous improvements (at least the companies would …

Mobile Photography

15+ tips for better iPhone photography

Apple’s recent ‘One Night on iPhone 7’ campaign stressed the value of taking photographs on iPhone, it’s nice to see what the pros can achieve, but …

Mobile Photography

5 Tips for taking better photos with your Smartphone

I’ve been trying to up my photography game for awhile now. I am really lucky because I get the chance to review some super smartphones. However, …

Avoid dull snapshots: Tips for taking truly stunning photographs[1]

Smartphone cameras have seen dramatic improvements, but technology alone won't produce shots that grab attention. That's where the human eye comes in.<p>…

7 tricks and tips to let you get the most out of your smartphone photography

I use my phone’s camera far more than I would have ever expected a few years ago. Sure, they never really compete with large sensor cameras and …

Mobile Photography

How to Shoot Abstract Photography

I’ve been inspired to shoot more abstract photos lately; perhaps this is a paradigm-shift for me:Photograph how it feels, not how it looksFirst of …

Street Photography

These 5 gadgets will take your iPhone photography to the next level

Apple’s iPhone isn’t just one of the most popular smartphones in the world, it’s also one of the most popular cameras in the world. Modern …

DOF Effects: A beginner's guide to creative effects

DOF Effects: A beginner’s guide to creative effects<p>Rating:<p>5.00 based on 1 Rating<p>February 15, 2017 By Michael Moodie<p>DOF Effects: A beginner’s guide to …

HDR modes achieve different objectives

When the HDR modes of Apple iPhone 7, Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy S7 were put to test, they produced different results. It will be wrong to …

Learn to shoot sharp, stylish smartphone pics with this brilliant camera lens set ($60 off)

Each new iPhone or iPad model comes with subtle changes to many device features, including the all-important camera lens. So why assume an add-on …

Mobile Photography

VSCO X Membership: Advanced Mobile Photo Editing Tools, Film X Presets, And More

A short time ago the Visual Supply Company announced RAW-format to their popular photo editing app VSCO, around the same time information about a new …

9 Tips for Composing the Perfect Picture

From the Rule of Thirds to symmetry, Steve McCurry's photos show you how you step up your photography game.<p>Photojournalist Steve McCurry, who is most famous for his piercing portrait of the Afghan Girl, featured on the cover of the June 1985 issue of National Geographic Magazine, is a master at …

Simple Tricks to Getting Sharp Images With Your Camera

Let's face it.There are a lot of things that can go wrong when creating a photo.The horizon might be off or the framing might not be pleasing to the …

Framing

Use Color, Texture, and Light to Shoot Better Portraits in Crappy Locations

It would be great if you could take advantage of an epic or picturesque backdrop every time you went out to shoot portraits. But since we don’t all …

Photography

How to Get the Most Out of Your Wide-Angle Lens

One of the great things about shooting with a wide-angle lens is that you can incorporate more of the scene into the photograph.Landscape …

Landscape Photography

Give Your Images a Cinematic Film Look with this “Color-Grading” Lightroom Tutorial (VIDEO)

In this easy-to-follow tutorial, Chris Stocker shows you how to give your images a cinematic film look by color-grading photographs in Lightroom. If …

The Week in Review: Trump’s Travel Order Controversy

After just a week in office, newly elected President Donald Trump made a controversial announcement last Friday when he unveiled an executive order that bars citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. for a period of 90 days.<p>As well as banning nationals from Syria, Iran, …

Donald Trump

Elon Musk posts image that may or may not be secret tunnel project

Elon Musk likes to show off his toys, and the latest may (or may not) be a component of his new tunnel boring efforts designed to defeat the scourge …

UK weather: Weekend temperatures set to plummet alongside heavy downpours

Up to a fifth of February’s average rainfall is set to hit parts of Britain on Monday.<p>The Met Office said Monday could see up to 20mm of rain and …

Siri references Finder ahead of supposed OS X launch

Here's another sign that Siri may be coming soon to the Mac: it already seems to know what Finder is.<p>In a blog post, Brian Roemmele writes about a curious Siri response he came upon. If you say, "Siri, open Settings in a new window," Siri will respond by saying, "It doesn't look like you have an …