Instagram Almost Ready to Make Jump to Android


Instagram, which has been an iOS exclusive, is almost ready to make the jump to the rival Android platform as it seeks to grow its user base. The popular photo effects, editing, and sharing app has been noted for its easy to use features in adding artistic touches to casual every day photos, making them […]

Take Photos Without Touching Your iPhone Thanks to Bluetooth Headsets

One of the cool new features in iOS 5 is the ability to use the volume buttons on the iPhone to take a picture. This means no more fumbling for the on screen shutter release, and missing the moment. This same functionality extends to headphones with volume controls and even more¬†exciting,¬†Bluetooth headphones with volume controls. […]

Gift Guide: 13 Great Photography Accessories

64 GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SDXC Card

Do you have a shutter bug on your buying list for this holiday season? Chances are a serious photographer would rather you didn’t buy them a new camera because they will be very particular about what kind to get, making surprises impossible. However, a great photography accessory will warm their heart and earn you some […]

First Photo Taken with the iPhone 5 Camera?

iPhone 5 Camera Sample?

What you are looking at is a photo of sushi. However, this isn’t any old photo of sushi. This picture, according to Pocketnow, very well could be the first photo taken with Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5. The photo claims to be taken from an iPhone 4 but there is some evidence that disputes that. The […]

Another Perk From Google+: Unlimited Picasa Photo Storage

unlimited picasa

With Facebook users accustomed to uploading photos to their hearts’ content, Google wants their new social networking alternative, Google+, to allow them to do the same. With the new venture integrated with Picasa photo sharing, Picasa users have some good news. Once they get into Google+ (betas are slowly rolling out) they will essentially have […]

Google Gets More Social and Throws a Pool Party, But Who’s Invited?


In addition to Google+, Google seems to be working on more social projects to compete against the likes of Twitter and Facebook, and now it’s discovered that a Slide team within Google is working on a photo sharing app and service called Pool Party. The secretive service, still in beta, isn’t accessible yet without an […]

iPad Camera Taking Few Photos for Flickr. Is FaceTime the Real Star?

ipad 2 camera use

When the iPad 2 was announced, one of the biggest things we focused on was the inclusion of front and rear facing cameras. The ability to take pictures with the iPad and FaceTime was huge — and much requested. So, a few months later, are we really using the iPad 2’s camera? If you take […]

Apple Exploring 3D Photo, Video Recording Hardware

Patent 1

A recent Apple patent filing was unearthed revealing that Apple is exploring different ways to record videos and capture digital still images in 3D. While the potential of Apple’s patent can materialize in a future iOS–an iPhone 3D perhaps–device, it’s unclear if Apple will commercialize its efforts. According to the patent filing, Apple says that […]

Adobe Shows Off Photoshop for iPad

iPad Photoshop

Further moving the iPad from content consumption to production device, Adobe has unveiled its latest efforts in bringing Photoshop to the iOS tablet, giving photographers more image editing controls. Photoshop for iPad will bring more features and controls to photo editing on the mobile tablet than the current Photoshop Express title. Photography Bay shows some […]

iPad Acts as Mobile Wedding Photo Frame


A few weeks ago I wrote that I didn’t want an iPad, but kinda wanted one since I couldn’t envision how I’d use it. I ended up buying one and the thing is really growing on me. I spent the weekend in Carmel for a family wedding and acted as the designated photographer. It was […]