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Deals: This Flexible Phone Tripod Gives Perfect Camera Angles

Each new generation of smartphones brings remarkable advances in camera quality, allowing even the greenest shutterbugs to snap prime photos.<p>But, if …

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Here's the app you need to make your iPhone photos look good enough for Tim Cook to share

It's World Photography Day, which means Tim Cook is celebrating in a very Tim Cook way: sharing #ShotOniPhone snapshots.<p>On Sunday, the Apple CEO …

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How iPhone photographers connect the world using only ‘basic’ gear

Previous Next<p>1 of 2<p>A photograph is a connection — to a person, place, or moment in time. But making that connection wasn’t always convenient. Before …

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Everything you need to know about your iPhone camera’s aperture

A few days ago, we learned about the iPhone’s shutter, the part of the camera that “opens and closes” to let light onto the sensor. Today, we’re taking an in-depth look at the <i>aperture</i>, aka hole. The aperture is an opening in the lens that can be made bigger or smaller. Like shutter speed, its …

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Tips for Processing Your Smartphone Photos

There’s no denying it – mobile photography is better than ever.<p>Not only are the phones in our pockets more capable of taking stellar photos, but the …

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Everything you need to know about your iPhone camera’s shutter speed

Your iPhone camera is pretty good at taking photos automatically. You just point it, shoot, and the camera works out all the tricky stuff. But what is actually going on in there? How does it take the light that you see and render it as an image on the screen?<p>In this short series, we’ll look at the …

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10 best photography apps for Android!

Photography is a broad topic. Tons of people dabble in it as a hobby. However, it’s a perfectly good career when you can find your niche. Most photographers use DSLR cameras and high tech gear for the best possible shots. However, there are many more who lean on their smartphones as well. Phone …

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We tried out 4 phone lenses that let you take photos that aren't possible with your stock iPhone camera — take a look

Mobile phone cameras are incredibly powerful now, and although they still aren't as powerful as modern DSLR cameras, you shouldn't let your phone's photo capabilities go to waste.<p>However, there are still certain things mobile cameras can't do on their own. One of the advantages of having a …

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Improve your Instagram with these smartphone photo courses for $29

More photos are taken with phones than cameras nowadays, so it makes sense to master your mobile. The Smartphone Photography Basics Bundle helps you take amazing images and build your own home studio, with four in-depth courses. You can get the bundle now for <b>$29</b> at 9to5Toys Specials.<p>Whether you …

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How to enable iPhone Photos extensions

The Apple’s Photos app offers a very good set of editing tools. On both Mac and iOS, you can pick filters or perform a quick fix with the auto feature. You can also really dig in with some tools that are easily as comprehensive as anything on iOS.<p>These tools rival many desktop photo apps, but …

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iPhone Photography Tips: How to Shoot an Overhead Picture

One of my favorite features of the iPhone is the Camera, as well as the Photos app. Before purchasing my first iPhone I didn't take too many photographs at all; it was just too inconvenient to tote around a camera and then upload the photos to my desktop. Now that I've had an iPhone for several …

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How to Take Better Smartphone Pictures

Learn how to design the best selfie lighting or snap product pictures for your ecommerce site.<p>From major events like your best friend’s wedding to …

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For Monaris, it’s a photography career launched on an iPhone and Instagram

Paola Franqui doesn’t have your typical photographer’s backstory. She didn’t start taking pictures as a kid after a revered family member handed her …

Street Photography

Moment is the first to outfit the Galaxy Note 9 with photography lenses

Previous Next<p>1 of 3<p>The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 just launched, but the high-end smartphone already has a set of lenses and accessories to aid the …

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How to use the iPhone camera’s built-in manual controls

For most photos, the iPhone camera proves perfectly adequate. You just hold up your phone, point it, and shoot. The exposure and focus are almost always correct, or at least correct enough. But on occasion, you need to take control.<p>For instance, maybe that beautiful dark blue sky keeps getting …

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Obscura is free to download in the App Store for the next 2 months

iPhoneographers, rejoice! Obscura is going to be available for free in the app store for the next 2 months.If you're someone who loves shooting with …

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Apple Details Radical New iPhone Technology

The iPhone camera, versatile as it is, remains significantly restricted when compared to devices such as DSLRs which are designed to accept interchangeable lenses.<p>More adventurous photographers have for many years turned to add-on lenses such as those from Olloclip and Moment as a way of …

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How to Shoot Clearer, Better Photos with the iPhone

I’ve heard it said over and over again that the best camera is the one you have with you. Honestly, I couldn’t agree more. I have an amazing DSLR and yet I find that the majority of my pictures are taken with my iPhone. Unfortunately, our iPhones still struggle in a lot of ways that more advanced …

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The rise, fall and return of the smartphone megapixel race

Sony recently unveiled a smartphone camera sensor with the highest resolution yet, a jaw-dropping 48 megapixels. That's more than the resolution of its $3,000, 42.4-megapixel A7R III mirrorless camera, which has a sensor eight times larger. It sounds great, but you might have forgotten that Nokia's …

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Future iPhones may pack moving camera sensors for external lenses

A lens attachment can extend the view of your native iPhone camera. It can also botch an otherwise nice image if not attached properly.<p>Apple is suggesting hardware and software changes to the iPhone and iPad camera systems that can reduce operator error and aid an extra lens in delivering that …

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Future iPhones may shift camera sensor to take perfect pictures with clip-on lenses

Camera accessories that attach to an iPhone or iPad could work better in the future, as Apple is considering ways to adjust a mobile device's camera …

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Mobile photography set for major quality bump with Sony's 48-megapixel sensor

Smartphone camera sensors and lenses have to operate in a very tight space, but they continue to close the gap on full-size digital cameras year …

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The Secret To Long Exposure Photos With Your iPhone How to Take Long Exposure Photos With iPhone

Long exposure photography is not something that we normally associate with the iPhone camera. However, using long exposure is one of the most …

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Hands-on with Moment's new best-in-class Pro Camera app

You might've heard that Moment recently released a camera app for iOS and Android. You know Moment — that's the company behind the lenses you can …

Saul Leiter review – the quiet genius who made the mundane beautiful

‘I simply looked at the world, not prepared for anything,” Saul Leiter said towards the end of his life. That sense of unhurriedness, coupled with a painterly eye for colour and composition, is palpable in his evocative colour photographs of New York. There is also an attentiveness that speaks of …

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What's the best camera phone of 2018? We asked a pro to test them

The camera is one of the best reasons to choose one high-end phone over another. Most are made of glass and metal. All have more power than most of …

Does Having the Best Camera Phone Matter?

Whenever flashy new smartphones debut, manufacturers inevitably claim they’ve produced the best camera phone ever. <i>Sharper! Faster! More accurate</i> …

Mobile Photography

Going Mobile: How One Photographer Has Found Success While Switching Between Her DSLR & iPhone

For a long time, the photographs Susan Ford Collins posted to Flickr were taken with her DSLRs. Her favorite subjects were flowers; travel photos, …

Moment - The Ultimate Guide to Shooting Manual Photography on Mobile

Tips<p>The Ultimate Guide to Shooting Manual Photography on Mobile<p>July 11, 2018<p>Previous Post Next Post<p>When we’re documenting our life’s greatest …

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