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It's not DSLR vs. iPhone — it's DSLR *and* iPhone

Phone vs. DSLR. A few years ago that would have sounded ridiculous. Then came computational photography. Now, Analyst Carolina Milanesi shares how …

Photography

Is Instagram Photo Stealing Out of Control?

If you’re a photographer on Instagram and you’ve had your picture stolen – congratulations, join the legions of other creators who have had their …

Instagram

This camera app requires users to wait three days for pictures to ‘develop’

Thanks to the convenience of smartphones, snapping photos has become second nature. Anyone can grab a phone and take as many photos as they want. …

South Korea

Smartphones take half of the photos — but DSLRs are growing, Flickr says

The number of images taken with smartphones continues to rise — but the numbers for DSLRs are on the rise, too. Flickr recently released its 2017 …

Photography

What Is “Portrait Mode” & How Does it Compare to a ‘Proper’ Camera? | Marques Brownlee Explains

<i>Featured image by Jason Shelton of Rayne Wedding Films, Post-Processed using VSCO Mobile App</i><p>The dual camera system that was introduced with the …

Digital Cameras

Hands-on: RAW Power for iOS

If you’re a Mac-owning photographer, you probably used—or toyed with, or still stubbornly refuse to give up—Apple’s long-abandoned Aperture …

Tutorials

Portrait Mode: Explained!

iPhone X vs Note 8 vs Pixel 2 vs the Hasselblad X1D. It's closer than you might think!<p>Text, image and video via Marques Brownlee

Portrait Photography

How to Use Selfie Portrait Lighting & Portrait Mode on iPhone X

The front camera on iPhone X is capable of a lot of incredible things, including improving your selfie game with front-facing Portrait Mode and Portrait Lighting. You're likely familiar with how to take a selfie on iPhone, but Selfie Portrait Mode and Lighting makes taking good selfies super easy. …

Portrait Photography

The Power of RAW on the iPhone

I take a lot of photos. Usually, I pack either a Sony a7R II or a Leica M — two cameras with massive sensors and brilliant lenses. But lately, I’ve …

Tutorials

The Power of RAW on iPhone, Part 1: Shooting RAW

I take a lot of photos. Usually I pack either a Sony A7R2 or a Leica M—two cameras with massive sensors and brilliant lenses.<p>But lately, I’ve been …

Tutorials

The “Aha!” Moment: A DSLR Snob Discovers There's Something to iPhone Photography After All

About five years ago, travel photographer Jack Hollingsworth was on a resort shoot in the Caribbean. There’d be stills and video, lots of locations, …

iPhoneography

New Smart Phone Photography Cruise From Emerald Waterways

<b>Emerald Waterways</b> is offering guests aboard the August 4, 2018, <b>Sensations of Southern France</b> sailing the chance to improve their skills and learn to …

Cellphone cameras use AI and machine learning to sharpen up their image

First there was the size of the camera lens. Then there were megapixel counts. Now, the one factor that is most likely to determine the quality of the photo you just took is the software and the artificial intelligence applied to it.<p>This third wave of imaging – also known as computational …

Machine Learning

Mobile Photography Awards entries are open! Here’s what the jury’s looking for…

If you’ve been following the picture perfect advice of our many photography experts this year, your smartphone shots should be looking pretty …

Photography

iPhone X telephoto lens requires less than a quarter of the light of the iPhone 7 Plus

A low-light test of the telephoto lens in the iPhone X has revealed that it works in a quarter of the light needed by the iPhone 7 Plus.<p><i>Studio Neat’s</i> Dan Provost noted that the iPhone makes up its own mind when to use the telephoto lens, even when you’ve selected it in the camera app …<p>When you …

iPhoneography

LG V30 camera review

The LG V30 is the Korean manufacturer's latest flagship smartphone and offers a dual-camera setup that combines a main camera with a 71-degree angle …

Cameras

Meet Klick, a Robust Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer with Multiple Shooting Modes

Powerful yet easy-to-use, Klick is a good starter gimbal for beginners.<p>If you're in the market for a good handheld smartphone gimbal stabilizer that …

Time-lapse Photography

How to Succeed in Smartphone Photography Competitions: An Interview with Brendan Ó Sé

Sports Technology

iPhone X and a dSLR have more in common than we thought

We took the same portraits on on a dSLR to see if Apple's new iPhone X can get close to the real thing with its digital bokeh effect.<p>The iPhone X is the latest phone with a dedicated portrait mode that emulates bokeh, that blurred background effect mostly associated with dSLR cameras. Apple …

iPhoneography

iPhone X Diary: Putting the camera to the test, and being even more impressed

I took a week off last week to get unpacked and settled into our new home. This was a time-consuming process, so I didn’t get much time to get out and about, but with a fabulous view from our new apartment, that didn’t stop me putting the iPhone X camera through its paces. You’ll just have to …

iPhoneography

Forget the M10: The iPhone is the New Digital Leica – Part 3

<b>What I fear is happening today is, there is such an overwhelming volume of meaningless, throw-away images shot millions of times a day that the</b> …

Photography

iPhone Photography by Eric Van Nynatten

Shots taken with an iPhone by Eric Van Nynatten.<p>Eric Van Nynatten is a skilled photographer based in New York City. He actually shoots fashion …

Photography

Moment releases new case and lenses for Apple iPhone X

Moment has launched a new photography case and lenses for the iPhone X, all of them currently listed for preorder on the company's website. The …

Cameras

These are the best smartphone cameras you can buy now

Few would argue that in 2017 the mobile device industry is a major driver of imaging hardware innovation. Long gone are the days when the size of the …

Tablets

HOW TO SUCCEED IN SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITIONS

With the upcoming Mobile Photography Awards competition taking place I was asked by Tommy Wallace to do an interview with him about smartphone …

Photography

Four iPhone camera apps that let you take better photos

The iPhone has one of the best phone cameras around. These apps help make it even better.<p>There's no shortage of photo editors for the iPhone. Take any picture you snap and apply filters, adjust the saturation or white balance, remove unwanted items from the image and so much more. Mobile photo …

iPhoneography

Former Apple photo guru releases powerful iPhone camera app

A “Gentleman Coder” who is the former director of the Apple photo apps teams has launched an IOS app for the photographer who prefers to shoot RAW images.<p>RAW Power for iOS hit the App Store this week from software company Gentlemen Coders LLC, which was founded by Nik Bhatt. His 14-year stint in …

iPhoneography

Moment iPhone X Camera Case Introduced

Smartphone accessory manufacturer Moment has announced the development of a new iPhone X camera case which will soon be available for the latest …

Gear & Gadgets