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App news for photographers: Lytro, Koloid, Aviary, Vine and more
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We round up the best photo-centric app news of the week.

Friday, June 28, 2013
Exposure: Gianpiero Riva
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Italian iPhone photographer Gianpiero Riva literally wrote the book on smartphone photography. 

Friday, June 28, 2013
Linea updated with Dropbox access and automatic photo organization
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Updated app automatically arranges photos and allows Linea users to download images from Dropbox.

 
 

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Friday, June 28, 2013
Poppy turns iPhones into 3D cameras
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This new gadget captures and displays 3D photos and videos using an iPhone.

Thursday, June 27, 2013
Triggertrap Flash Adapter harnesses smartphones for high-speed digital photography
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Now you can activate your DSLR's flash from your phone.

Thursday, June 27, 2013
iOS 7 may have blink and smile detection
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Developers find signs of blink and smile detection in the iOS 7 code.

Thursday, June 27, 2013
Schneider Optics releases iPro Lens System for iPhone 5
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The  iPro Lens System is now available for iPhone 5 with new lenses and case.  

Thursday, June 27, 2013
What Microsoft Build announcements mean for photographers
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Microsoft's developer conference under way in San Francisco.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Olloclip launches telephoto lens with interchangeable circular polarizing lens
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Get twice as close to your subjects with the new Olloclip 2x telephoto lens. 

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Fresh phones coming from Samsung, HTC, Fujitsu and Casio
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From rugged protection to impressive battery life, these new smartphones have a lot to offer.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Dropbox app update allows multiple photo sharing
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Dropbox for iOS will now let you share multiple photos at once. 

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Made by Montage is fun photo collaging
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Free Android app gives you the tools to create interesting and fun montages from your images.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Accessory review: The Photojojo Phone Lens Series
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With magnetic mounts, these tiny lenses can fit any smartphone camera. But are they worth it?

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Koci sees life through Google Glass
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Photojournalist and prolific iPhone photographer Richard Koci Hernandez shares photos from Google Glass.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
645 Pro gets face lift with 'Mk II' update
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645 Pro update brings easier user interface and more customizable options. 

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Sony unveils phablet-sized Xperia Z Ultra
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New waterproof device is a whopping 6.4 inches with an 8MP camera.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Vine vs. Instagram: The battle for video views
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Vine for Android gets update while Instagram videos views are off the charts.

Monday, June 24, 2013
Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 line will start at $199
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Samsung’s newest 7-, 8- and 10.1-inch tablets available in the U.S. starting July 7.

Monday, June 24, 2013
PhotoSocial is now Photoful
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Organize, edit and share photos with this free (for now), gesture-based iOS app.

Saturday, June 22, 2013
Exposure: Mark Hirsch and 'that tree'
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Mark Hirsch captures a year in the life of a lonely tree.

Friday, June 21, 2013
Instagram announces video functionality with image stabilization
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Today, Instagram joins the shot form video scrimmage. 

Thursday, June 20, 2013
Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy NX
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We take a first look at Samsung's Android powered Galaxy NX camera.

Thursday, June 20, 2013
A practical guide to protecting your mobile photos online
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What are you doing to keep your photos from being stolen?

Thursday, June 20, 2013
HTC launches Butterfly S
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Is the Butterfly S simply a larger and more powerful HTC One?

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Blink for Microsoft Windows Phone 8 updated with animations
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Now you can create and share GIF-like animations with Blink 2.0.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
App Review: Photographica ColorTime for iOS
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ColorTime backs up its extensive color-adjustment tools with a unique gesture-based interface.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Lumu turns iPhone into incident light meter
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Tiny accessory is quickly gaining Kickstarter support.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
NeroKwik helps you create and share photo collages
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NeroKwik lets you access your images from a variety of sources, and is now for Nook too.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Huawei launches Ascend P6
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Huawei officially announced its flagship Ascend P6 with features mobile photographers will appreciate.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The best of Cinemagram: Creative filmmakers worth following
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Vine has most of the mindshare in the mobile-video universe, but these Cinemagram users are worth watching.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Winners of the 6th Annual iPhone Photography Awards announced
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Winners take home iPads, gold and glory.

Monday, June 17, 2013
Can Instagram challenge Vine by allowing videos?
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Is this the end of Twitter's 6-second video app?

Monday, June 17, 2013
SmugFolio is now SmugMug for Android, and free
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SmugMug users now have a new Android app for uploading, browsing and sharing.

Monday, June 17, 2013
Mobile news for photographers: HTC One, Sony Xperia Z, image-centric apps
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FEATURED

Can't-miss stories for mobile photography enthusiasts.

Friday, June 14, 2013
Beginner's Guide Video: DSLR vs SmartPhone
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DPReview just posted the first in an ongoing series of short videos aimed at the novice photographer. In this first segment hosts Jordan and Mark compare the results from a smartphone and an entry-level digital SLR in everyday shooting conditions such as low light, moving subjects and the challenge of capturing a flattering informal portrait. In future spots the video guides will be covering more practical shooting advice and diving into creative techniques in an effort to help beginners choose the right gear. 

Friday, June 14, 2013
Tintype takes your mobile photography back in time
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App mimics the 1850s photographic process.

Friday, June 14, 2013
10 mobile solutions for photo storage and sharing
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Top options to keep your photo files organized and easily accessible from anywhere.

Friday, June 14, 2013
Hands on: Linea is a collaborative photo aggregator with sleek style
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Linea for iOS allows different people to upload photos onto the same 'Line.'

Friday, June 14, 2013
Lightt looking brighter in version 2.0
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Lightt 2.0 brings major advances to this cool Vine-like app.

 
Friday, June 14, 2013
Will the new iPhone follow iOS 7 brighter color trend?
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Rumors circulate that the latest Apple offering will be smaller, cheaper and come in a rainbow of options.

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Teach your cat to take selfies with Snapcat
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Who needs fetch when you can teach your felines to take self portraits? 

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Rumor roundup: Nokia 'EOS', Xperia phablet, HTC One Mini
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Nokia invites point to new zoom device, leaked specs look like bigger Sony, HTC One could get smaller.

 
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Yahoo acquires GhostBird Software
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PhotoForge, PhotoForge2 and KitCam are no longer available in the App Store but still active for current owners.

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Berlin Foto Festival features "Berlinstagram" exhibit
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Annual exhibit in Berlin expands its showcase of mobile photography.

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Sony Xperia Z Camera Review: Do impressive specs measure up?
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We put Sony's newest 13-megapixel flagship phone through our real-life and studio testing.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Samsung unveils Galaxy S4 Zoom camera/phone hybrid
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Look for it this summer.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Truly 'moving' images
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Dynamic photographs help photographers draw audience attention.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Smartphone film scanner transfers negatives to mobile
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The Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner sends analog negatives to most smartphones.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Smartphone image collages take 2013 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize
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London-based artists Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin receive £30,000 award for their War Primer 2 project. 

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Manfrotto brings Klyp to iPhone 5, introduces Pixi tripod
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New gadgets for better smartphone photography.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Blueprints for a DIY smartphone case that does almost everything
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Make your own smartphone case that stands up on its own, has a tripod mount and accepts other lenses -- for the bargain price of $7.38.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Putting the spin on smartphones for better panoramas
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Turntable gadgets promise smoother stitching.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
What Apple announcements mean for mobile photographers
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iOS 7 offers design overhaul, photo filters.

Monday, June 10, 2013
Nokia EOS rumors surge
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Enthusiasts eager for even better PureView experience on speculated smartphone.

Friday, June 7, 2013
A stock Android Sony Xperia Z too?
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Sony flagship phone looks likely to follow in HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 footsteps.

Friday, June 7, 2013
Wireless charging now for Samsung S4
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Pad and battery cover are Qi-certified.

Friday, June 7, 2013
What would it look like if you combined the displays of every iPhone ever sold?
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Josh Orter of the blog Stupid Calculations helps us visualize iPhone consumption.

Friday, June 7, 2013
Hands on: Koloid brings mobile photographers back to the darkroom
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Koloid for iOS uses a collodion photography-simulating exposure tool to create unique textures on black and white photos.

Friday, June 7, 2013
Google Glass updates camera with HDR, adds captions
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Project Glass updates camera software to allow for captions and HDR.

Thursday, June 6, 2013
Spinpod aims to set your smartphone spinning
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Kickstarter gadget holds panorama promise.

Thursday, June 6, 2013
VSCO previews all-new Cam changes with Grid
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Visual Supply Company warns users to download the final VSCO Cam app update.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active set to make a splash
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Tough smartphone is water- and dust-resistant.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
How we're downloading: Mobile apps by the numbers
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Which app store is the largest? What apps are most popular?

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Do HTC One ultrapixels deliver? Our full camera review
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We put the HTC One through our rigorous real life and studio testing trials.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
5 things iPhone photographers want from WWDC
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Our World Wide Developer's Conference preview: What can Apple do to make iPhone photography better?

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Sun-Times photographer details life after layoffs, with an iPhone
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Rob Hart says he "was replaced with a reporter with an iPhone, so he is documenting his new life with an iPhone."

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Sony announces mid-range Xperia M smartphone
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The 4" Xperia M offers a 5-megapixel camera and  854 x 480 display.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Looking at the meaning of Instagram: Mini-documentary
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How do you Instagram? A short film explores what Instagram means to those who use it.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Eye-Fi Mobi SD card sends photos to mobile devices
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iOS, Android and Kindle users can download photos from their digital camera to their mobile devices wirelessly with Eye-Fi's new SD card.

Monday, June 3, 2013
Asus announces affordable tablets with impressive specs
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The Asus MeMO Pad HD 7 will be available in July at $129 for 8GB and $149 for 16GB.

Monday, June 3, 2013
Samsung introduces more Galaxy Tab 3 tablets
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10.1- and 8-inch tablets join the previously announced 7-inch Galaxy Tab 3.

Monday, June 3, 2013
Vine is now available on Android
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Android users can now upload and view six-second videos on Twitter's Vine app.

Monday, June 3, 2013
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