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10 apps for enhancing iPhone photos

One of my favorite observations by a now-forgotten sage explained the difference between writing and photography like this: <i>A bad sentence can be massaged, but nothing helps a bad photo</i>.<p>So true. However, I’ve experienced for myself how a good photo-editing app can salvage sloppy composition or bad …

Mobile Photography

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18 hidden iOS 8 features you probably didn’t know about

iOS 8 is the biggest release from Apple ever, with hundreds of new APIs and features that will completely change the way you use your iPhone. Features like Handoff, Health and Messages will be huge draws for customers looking for something new from iOS, but Apple’s engineers have also crammed …

9 black-and-white mobile camera apps go mono a mono

Monochrome is back in fashion — as if it every really left. Despite the ubiquity of color images native to digital cameras, the drama of black and white photography is being rediscovered and people are once again connecting with its subtle beauty.<p>Manipulating monochromatic tonal ranges or unicolor …

15 best Android games of 2018!

Gaming on mobile has been improving at a far greater rate than any technology that came before it. Android games seems to hit new heights every year. With the release of Android Nougat and Vulkan API, it only stands to get better and better over time. It won’t be long before mobile sees some even …

Google Play

Expedition Photography (for Beginners!): 9 Tips for Better Travel Photos

<i>By Cristina Veresan, Grosvenor Teacher Fellow & Middle School Science Teacher at Star of the Sea School in Honolulu, Hawaii.</i><p>Whenever I open up an issue of <i>National Geographic</i> magazine, I immediately flip though the pages to preview the photographs. Though I later return to each article to read the …

12 Priceless Street Photography Tips by Elliot Erwitt

<i>“Photography is an art of observation – it’s about creating something extraordinary out of the ordinary. You choose a frame and then wait until the right time for something magical to come along and fill it. ” – Elliott Erwitt</i><p>Photographer Elliott Erwitt was recently commissioned by luxury single …

Street Photography

New Photographer's Guide to Blue Hour

Among the many tips and tricks new photographers get with regards to lighting, the time of day is an essential concept, which for getting some shots …

Digital Photography

How to Freeze Motion and Capture Shots That Pop

Since I started teaching photography around 7 years ago, one thing that I've often noticed is many of my students face difficulty executing shots to …

Back to the Basics: ISO and Noise Explained

As photography technology continues to improve year in and year out, the ISO ranges we’re capable of pulling quality images from are getting truly …

5 Things You Need to Do to Become a Better Photographer

Good photographers aren’t made overnight. And most accomplished photographers will admit that their earliest attempts at the craft were pretty …

Photography

Courtney Barnett – photographing an Australian band on tour

Photographing a band on tour can be challenging, and although not falling into the inevitable rock photography cliches is a priority, there are some definitive photo ideas that will usually work out. As Courtney Barnett was touring the UK with just two other musicians, Bones Sloane on bass and Dave …

3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

Tips for Night Photography

Night photography, simply put, refers to taking photos at night: the photos you take anytime between dusk and dawn. It is a type of photography which …

Upgrade your photo game from amateur to pro with our 16 top photography tips

The Rule of Thirds, Sunny 16, and always shooting in RAW. The books are full of photography tips — some essential, others downright constrictive. But …

Landscape Photography

10 Photography Tips to Help You Take Your Photography up a Level

Here are 10 photography tips I learned after lots of frustration, discouragement, money lost, and forever lost opportunities.

DigitalRev Asks David Hobby to Share His Top Travel Photography Tips

On a recent trip to Hong Kong, David Hobby (aka. Strobist) caught up with his friends over at DigitalRev and offered some wise advice for the …

Up the Ambient, Create Beautiful Portraits by Mimicking Daylight

When I first picked up a DSLR and got a taste of artificial lighting, I loved shooting in darkness. I felt like I could control light a lot easier …

10 More Tips for Improving Your Street Photography

For those of us still in the bitterly cold areas, street photography isn’t necessarily at the top of the list, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t …

Best SMS text messaging apps for Android

It's all very exciting having the latest version of Android install itself on your mobile, but what happens when it makes changes you don't actually …

Apps

10 Best Tweaks For Android

One of the greatest things about Android is its openness. Not only it is incredibly easy for us, users, to customize it to our likings, but also for …

Speed Up Your Android Device With This Simple Trick

If you feel your Android smartphone or tablet could use a boost, this trick may be worth your while. It is based upon a simple trick that allows you …

How To Speed Up Your Android Chrome Browser [QuickTip]

When you’re using the Android version of Google Chrome, you probably have experienced the time when Chrome takes way too much time to load, or …

5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp

Modern DSLR cameras can produce very sharp images with plenty of detail. However, the chief limiting factor to the sharpness of an image is the …

8 Simple Guidelines for Capturing Spectacular Sunrise and Sunset Images