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Google’s new Photos app offers unlimited storage – sort of

Just moments ago, on the stage at Google’s annual I/O conference, Google unveiled Google Photos, the long-anticipated separation of the company’s photo platform from its Google+ social network.

Google Photos is an ambitious project from the search tech giant; an attempt to bring together all of your photographs in one place, whether you’ve...

Adobe teases instantaneous retouching of 50 megapixel photos…on an iPad

Little by little, Adobe has been stepping up its game on mobile devices. Today, Adobe further detailed what capabilities it's looking to bring to tablets and smartphones with a sneak peek of an early prototype of its mobile retouching tool.

The video makes no mention of time-frame as to when this feature will be made public. What it does show us,...

Print on-the-fly with Polaroid’s new Zip mobile printer

In January, Polaroid announced the impending arrival of its Polaroid Zip mobile printer. Today, the Zip printer goes live, bringing Polaroid’s proprietary Zink (Zero-Ink) technology to the next level.

The Zip printer uses Bluetooth/NFC technology to crank out 2x3-inch color prints from iOS or Android devices. This is done through Polaroid’s Zink...

Massive Snapseed 2.0 update includes non-destructive editing, new tools and more

 
 

Google has released a major 2.0 update to its popular mobile photo editing app Snapseed. The update includes a collection of new tools, a non-destructive workflow, additional filters and copy/paste function for easily duplicating custom looks.

One of the new tools included in Snapseed 2.0 is the ability to selectively...

Everyday 2.0: The easiest way to make a self-portrait time-lapse

 
 

We often frown upon selfies. But their value does have some merit, particularly when done tastefully. One such method is when a self-portrait is taken as part of a larger project, to document changes to yourself over the course of days, weeks, months and years.

However, consistently capturing photos and storing them in...

Instagram’s new ‘Layout’ app lets you easily create photo collages

 
 

Instagram has launched Layout, ‘a new app that lets you easily combine multiple photos into a single image.’

Apps like this are nothing new to most Instagram users, but up until now, users have had to rely on third-party applications to get the job done, which adds extra steps to the process of posting an image to...

BLACK brings its simple, powerful monochrome photo editing to iOS

 
 

BLACK is a new iOS photo editing app that focuses on one thing and one thing only — black and white film emulation. Built by Alvaro Arregui and Pete Stojanowski, BLACK uses a minimal UI, a strong set of presets and manual adjustment tools to turn your images into monochrome masterpieces.

Originally designed for Windows...

Darkroom: a quick, powerful way to edit your iPhone photos

 
 

Bergen Co. has released Darkroom, a new iOS photo editor that strives to bring the power of the desktop experience to mobile devices.

Built from the ground up with speed as a priority, Darkroom does away with the idea of importing your photographs one by one. Instead, you’re presented with your iPhone’s entire photo...

Adobe Lightroom Mobile for iOS improves editing, presentation capabilities

 
 

Adobe has pushed out an impressive update to its Lightroom Mobile app for iPhone and iPad. Released under the 1.3 version number, the new and improved application provides a handful of features in addition to squishing a number of bugs from previous versions of Adobe Lightroom Mobile.

Feature-wise, Adobe Lightroom...

WhiteAlbum iOS app brings the disposable camera into the digital realm

 
 

‘No edits. No retakes.’ That’s the motto of WhiteAlbum, a new photographic app and service for iOS. Based on the age-old disposable camera, WhiteAlbum lets you capture 24 photographs. The only catch is, once you take them, you don’t see them again until all 24 of them are printed and shipped to your doorstep.

The app...

Gibbon releases playlist-based learning app for self-education on the go

 
 

In the age of the internet, it is easier than ever to self-educate, especially in the world of photography. The problem is that not every piece of information out there is golden and it’s often difficult to sort through the crap to get to the good stuff.

Gibbon is looking to change that though, with a new iOS app based...

Dubble, a photo-sharing app that turns double-exposure photography into a social experience

 
 

Double-exposures are nothing new in the world of photography. But Lomography alum Adam Scott is looking to turn the concept on its head with an app that turns double exposure photography into a social experience.

The app is called Dubble and its premise revolves around the idea of snapping one half of a double exposure...

CollageMo makes getting your photographs on your wall easier than ever

 
 

 

Getting your artwork from your computer onto your wall can sometimes be a job in and of itself. CollageMo is looking to change that though, with a new service that allows you to easily create custom aluminum prints and collages for your wall, all from the convenience of your iOS device.

Created by Lamplighter Labs,...

Apple iPhone 6 camera beats Galaxy, Xperia, Lumia in more ways than one, says DxO

 
 
 
 

DxOMark, the French camera testing and image analysis firm, just released their findings for the new Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus cameras. It seems effusive reviews like this one may be onto something: DxO concluded that the new iOS devices handily beat all...

Nearly Near-Field: Apple arrives at the NFC party four years late, then refuses to knock on the door


 
 

With its announcement last week of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple finally reversed a years-long stand against a communications standard that aims to make pairing, sharing and payments just as simple as can be. Four years after the now-widespread Near-Field Communications standard -- more commonly known as NFC --...

Never miss the golden hour again with Lumy for iOS

The so-called golden hour is the time of day when the sun is just rising, or just about to set, and the world is covered in a warm, golden light (hence the name golden hour.) It's the favorite time of day for many photographers, especially for those shooting landscapes or portraiture outside. Keeping track of when the golden hour starts and ends...

Instagram’s new app makes hyperlapse creation simple, but only for iOS devices

 
 

Creating a good hyperlapse video can be a lot of fuss. The defining feature that makes the technique so much more interesting than a simple time-lapse is camera motion, but simply moving your camera by hand or shooting from a moving vehicle isn't enough. The accelerated playback speed of hyperlapse means that even...

Lytro lets Illum’s refocusable images roam free with updated iOS app

 
 

Ever since Lytro launched its first light field cameras back in 2011, its users were faced with a problem. The defining feature of Lytro's light-field images -- the ability to adjust the focus point post-capture, and to very slightly tweak framing -- was almost entirely reliant on the images being viewed on the web....

Kimd is a concert photography and videography app for iOS that helps you not be obnoxious

Since the cameras in our smartphones and tablets have become so powerful, they're being used for all kinds of photography and videography work, including concert photography. In this case, we're not so much talking about professional concert photographers, but rather about fans bringing their mobile devices to record the event.

Seeing your...

Adobe updates its Photoshop Express mobile app with raw editing

 
 

When Adobe Photoshop Express was first announced, the idea of having a full-fledged photo editing suite on your smartphone or tablet sounded pretty awesome. However, the disappointment was huge when it turned out that Adobe Photoshop Express could initially do little more than most other photo editing apps.

In the...