That last few years have seen plenty of grief-stricken editors and photographers deliver eulogies about the craft of photojournalism. Others hang on hoping for changes in an industry that has seen massive layoffs and reduced pay for freelancers.
The team behind a startup platform called ViewFind, not only understands the pain of an entire industry, it’s trying to cancel the funeral.
Apple’s new Clips app wants to be your go-to for making short, fun videos geared for social networks. Clips is the perfect tool for the social media generation, allowing users to bust out engaging videos in seconds.
While the user interface is pretty simple, Clips packs a bevy of tools that help put a unique spin on your shots. Getting the hang of all the features can take a while, so we’ve rounded up some pointers on how to make the most of the new app.
Creating professional quality selfies is about to become a lot easier, if Adobe ever releases the amazing new app its research team just teased online.
Adobe published a new video today showing off what the future of selfie photography could hold once its powered by artificial intelligence. Powered by Adobe Sensei, the app demo shows how you can transform a bad portrait shot into something great by changing the perspective of a person’s face, add depth of field, and replicate styles of other photos in an instant.
Microsoft is the latest tech giant to get in on the craze of fun camera apps like Snapchat, which are currently all the rage among teens.
The company’s new app, Sprinkles, launched today on iOS as a featured app. While it looks like just another Snapchat wannabe on the outside, Microsoft threw in some crazy AI technology that makes it easier than ever to create and share silly photos.
Many professional photographers collectively groaned in 2014 when Apple discontinued the popular photo editing software Aperture. Shooters loved how they could edit and organize with one powerful program.
But some software companies stepped up to aid anxious Mac-centric photographers. One was an Israel-based startup called Picktorial, which released an updated version today.
Instagram will begin cloaking photos it deems “sensitive” with a blur screen that warns users of potentially troubling content.
This is the latest tool in a series instituted by Instagram to make the mobile photo- and video-sharing platform “safer” for its more than 600 million users. CEO Kevin Systrom wrote on the Instagram blog that photos will only be screened after a user has complained and a review team evaluates whether the content merits the warning cover.
The iPhone’s Live Photos feature is one of the funnest innovations Apple’s brought to photography. There’s just one annoying problem with the moving pictures: you can’t choose which frame it uses for the final image.
Thanks to a third-party app there’s finally a way to do just that, making Live Photos more versatile than ever.