Nikon Announces Coolpix S800c With Android Gingerbread

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After several leaks of a rumored Nikon-made camera with Android at its core, the Japanese camera-maker has finally launched the 16-megapixel Nikon Coolpix S800c with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, beating Samsung to the punch in the smart camera segment. The Coolpix S800c will be available for $350 when it lands on retail shelves next month in […]

Inside an Olympic Photographer’s Gear Bag

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The 2012 Summer Olympics are set to kick off in London and we caught up with an Olympic photographer about to leave for London to figure out what’s in his gear bag to cover the Summer Olympic games in the ever-changing weather of London. Andrew Weber, is a photographer with the US Presswire who will be photographing […]

Instagram Now Supports the Google Nexus 7

Instagram for Android Update Brings Nexus 7 Support

An Instagram for Android update has brought support for Google’s Nexus 7 tablet which launched last week. The update, which was rolled out today, not only brings support for the Nexus 7 along with it, but it also brings the ability to share photos to Flickr. This is obviously welcome news for those that have […]

Camera Phones Not Keeping Up With Retina Displays

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While smartphones have ushered in the era of mobile digital photography as it was easy to capture and share images on the go, and the quality of the resulting images was often good enough in a pinch. Smartphones such as the Nokia N8, the iPhone, and Android models from Samsung, HTC, LG, and Motorola lightened […]

Nokia 808 PureView Hitting U.S. for $699

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A new Nokia smartphone will be hitting the United States in the form of the Nokia 808 PureView. As expected, Nokia will be making the Nokia 808 PureView, the phone with the 41-megapixel camera, available in the United States. And, as expected, the phone will be coming with a steep price and without an American […]

Apple Updates Aperture, iPhoto, iTunes for MacBook Retina Display and More

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After showing off their new Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display at WWDC this week, Apple also updated their signature Photo organizing and editing software Aperture and iPhoto to take advantage of the big beautiful display, all included in these Apple updates. They two programs will share a single library file format allowing users to […]

Nokia Confirms PureView Technology for Windows Phones

Nokia Confirms PureView Technology for Windows Phones

Nokia has confirmed that its PureView camera technology will be headed to Windows Phones at some point in the future. Chris Weber, Nokia’s U.S. President, confirmed the good news in an interview with Howard Chui of the popular site, Howard’s Forums. In the lengthy interview, which was first reported by WPSauce, Weber says that PureView […]

Gorilla Pod Review: Flexible Tripod is Perfect for Vacation Photos

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The Gorilla Pod is one accessory everyone should take on vacation this summer. This tripod makes it a cinch to take photos of one very important thing no matter where you go: yourself. Travelers often shoot incomplete family portraits, relegating one family member to the task of hitting the shutter. The most typical alternative is […]

PSA: Don’t Use the iPad as a Camera in Public

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Though the new iPad has a better camera than its predecessor, I don’t recommend using it as a camera. Why? It just looks ridiculous, it’s impractical and the iPad can be disruptive in some environments. The iPad is good for a lot of things, but any mediocre point and shoot camera is better than Apple’s […]

Instagram for Android Gets a Nice Update

Instagram for Android Gets a Nice Update

Instagram has been very good about updating its Instagram for Android application and today marks yet another update for the popular photography application. The latest update for Instagram for Android brings a number of fixes along with it that should help to address some of more problematic bugs that Android users have been seeing. In […]

How to Take Better iPhone Photos

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It’s easy to take good photos with the iPhone, but a few tips will help you take great iPhone photos. Because the iPhone is almost always with us, it is the best camera for many users. With these tips, you can take photos that look like they came form a point-and-shoot, not a smartphone camera. […]

tiltpod Review: Key Chain Tripod & Stand for the iPhone

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The tiltpod offers a nearly perfect key chain tripod and stand for the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, a small point-and-shoot camera or and many other small gadgets. I love the mobility, the price and the functionality of this great little accessory from gomite. Born out of a frustration with bulky pocket tripods, the tiltpod is […]

Instagram for Android: A Lesson in Great Apps

Instagram for Android Gets A Nice Update

Instagram for Android, one of the more popular applications on the Google Play Store, has received an update today that squashes some pesky little bugs while shoring up reliability on certain devices. This latest update comes just a short time after the Instagram team brought the popular tilt-shift affect and tablet support to Android users. […]

Nokia 808 PureView Hands On

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The Nokia 808 PureView, while not a juggernaut of a device, is certainly one of the more interesting smartphones of 2012. The reason is, it sports an absolutely massive 41 mega-pixel camera with a Carl Zeiss sensor. We were able to go hands-on with the Symbian-powered (you read that right) Nokia 808 PureView at CTIA […]

Instagram for Android Update Brings New Feature

Instagram for Android Update Brings New Feature

Instagram for Android has been outfitted with a new update that brings along a new feature that is featured on Instagram for iOS but has been missing on the Android version of the application since launch. With the latest update, Instagram for Android has been given the tilt-shift effect for supported devices, Instagram doesn’t say […]

HTC EVO 4G LTE: Camera Samples

HTC EVO 4G LTE: Camera Samples

HTC has posted some camera samples shot with its upcoming HTC EVO 4G LTE for Sprint showing off the capabilities of the camera found on its next big smartphone release. The photos, found on HTC’s Facebook page, show off the ImageSense technology that is found on Sprint’s upcoming 4G LTE smartphone. These camera samples may […]

Always Keep the Normal Photo When Shooting HDR on the iPhone

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The iPhone offers an optional HDR mode, that combines multiple exposures into one photo, to create a single photo with a wide range of light. HDR produces some beautiful looking iPhone photographs, but users shouldn’t turn off the option to Keep Normal Photo, even if it clogs up the Photostream. The iPhone 4S has a good […]