The Huawei Mate 9 is an Android phablet that features a 20MP black and white, along with a 12MP dual-lens camera. Huawei sent me the Mate 9 to try out and I’ve been using it as a second phone for a couple months now. [Read more…]
After Facebook’s failed attempt to acquire Snapchat for $3 billion, the company has advanced another acquired property to become more like the rapidly growing ghost. In its latest update, Instagram introduces “Stories” to the app, which is a new feature that is essentially pulled right out of Snapchat. You can also edit your photos and videos with effects, scribbles and drawings – just like Snapchat. [Read more…]
Adobe has updated its mobile versions of Lightroom for both iOS and Android. The new updates provide iOS users the ability to import raw photos and Android photographers can now use a new Pro mode for a completely manual shooting experience. Check out the specifics below. [Read more…]
The following post is from Constantin Opris, Dreamstime Professional Photographer, who shares some great tips and apps for improving your mobile photography.
As smartphone cameras become better and faster, there’s a growing interest in mobile photography. The considerable advantage for mobile photographers comes in the form of integrated applications that allow them to setup, take and alter shots in completely new ways. [Read more…]
Instagram has rebuilt its app for the Windows Phone and has released a new version for Windows 10 Mobile, now available in the Windows Phone Store.
The new app features a number of new features for Windows Phone, including Instagram Direct, Explore and video. Additionally, Instagram for Windows 10 Mobile supports Live Tiles, which shows you updates right on the home screen.
You can get the new Instagram for Windows 10 Mobile here on the Windows Phone Store.
Lexar has announced a new microSD card reader for use with iOS devices. The tiny card reader features a Lightning connector for direct connection to iPhones and iPads and allows you to import files directly to your Camera Roll.
The new reader retails for $41.99 but it looks like B&H already has them in stock for $29.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Adobe has release Lightroom mobile 2.2 for iOS, which brings full-resolution output from the app. Additionally, it adds 3D Touch support in the Camera Roll browser view to quickly preview your image with Peek & Pop when browsing. [Read more…]
Adobe Lightroom for Android 2.0 arrived today and offers the first end-to-end RAW mobile photography solution.
Lightroom 2.0 for Android features an in-app camera that supports DNG format capture from your device. Additionally, it adds shoot-through presets that allow you to preview your shots with presets enabled but still non-destructively edit them after capture.
The new Android version also gets Lightroom’s dehaze tool to adjust the appearance of haze and fog in images. It also gets the Targeted Adjustment Tool and Point mode in the curve tool for more precise control of your workflow. Additionally, Split Toning enhancements enable the addition of color casts to highlights and shadows.
You can download Lightroom 2.0 for Android here in the Google Play Store.
This week Instagram is adding account switching to its app. It has long been a frustration for photographers and other users with business and personal accounts to log in and out of their accounts in order to us it on a single device. Now, you will be able to switch between multiple accounts on a single device without the need to login every time. [Read more…]