All items tagged with "photography"

Does Satechi’s new GoRemote Bluetooth iPhone controller really need to be waterproof?

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Photo: Satechi.

The first impression upon seeing Satechi’s new GoRemote Bluetooth remote-controller for the iPhone is oh man, that’s really freaking cool! Followed rapidly by wait, what am I going to do with this thing again?

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Effect Stack, An Acceptable Image Editor For OS X

Effect Stack, An Acceptable Image Editor For OS X

Effect Stack is an OS X image editor that costs just $10 and weighs in at 3.9MB. It’ll process any image your throw at it, including RAW files, and its gimmick is that you can stack effects (hence the name) and shift the layers of this stack to switch things up.

It’s not bad.

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Compete In Cult Of Mac’s Photo Contest For Shwag And A Spot In Our Mag [Update]

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For all but the absolute purists, our iPhones have taken over as the camera of choice. We’ve dedicated an upcoming issue of our weekly mag to taking even better photographs with our iPhones.

Here’s where you come in:  Send us your best pics on the theme of “Silver.” Yeah, that can be anything from a close-up on your Space Gray iPad (kind of recursive, but why not?) to glittering ice on the sidewalk. Make sure you take the picture with an iPhone – any model will do.

Update: We’re actually offering a whole ton of stuff for winners of our contest, with Olloclip willing to send along the following prizes for our first, second and third place winners:

  • 1st place – You’ll get Olloclip telephoto , 4-in-1, macro 3-in-1 lenses and a quick-flip case.
  • 2nd place – 2 lenses of choice plus case
  • 3rd – lens of choice plus case

You’ll also get to see the top photo and the runner ups showcased in an upcoming Cult of Mac Magazine Newsstand issue.

To enter, just take the most creative iPhone photo that matches the topic “Silver” that you can think of — and you can also submit pics you’ve snapped that fit the theme. Then upload your photo to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag – #CoMSilver.

The contest ends on Thursday, February 20 at 8 a.m. PT, but there’s no limit to how many times you can enter, so get snapping, you amazing creative types.

VSCO Cam 3.0 Update Brings New Social Features, Plus Tilt & Level

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One of our favorite photography apps for the iPhone, VSCO Cam, got a big update this morning that give you more reasons than ever to turn VSCO into your only photography app/social network.

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Master Your Camera With The Ultimate DSLR Camera Course Bundle [Deals]

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If you’ve been looking to foster your skills in digital photography this year, then Cult of Mac Deals has an offer that’s going to see you through your journey from beginner to advanced shooter.

The Ultimate DSLR Camera Course Bundle packages two courses – one aimed at beginners and one aimed at those ready for more advanced techniques. No matter your skill level, this bundle will help you become a better photographer. And you can take those steps to improve at your own pace, all without breaking the bank because The Ultimate DSLR Camera Course Bundle is only $29.99 for a limited time!

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Faith, An Amazing Lightweight Speedlight Stand From The Maker Of Lollipod

Faith, An Amazing Lightweight Speedlight Stand From The Maker Of Lollipod

When I reviewed the Lollipod iPhone tripod, I mentioned that the super-light support would also make a great portable lighting stand. It seems I wasn’t the only person to notice this, and now the folks behind the Lollipod have added the Faith Speedlight stand to their lineup. And man, it looks every bit as well-thought-out as the original Lollipod.

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Roamographer, The Manliest, Gorgeous-est Camera Bag Ever Made

Roamographer, The Manliest, Gorgeous-est Camera Bag Ever Made

Another camera bag? Yes. The Roamographer is pretty much the complete opposite to the Booq Python Mirrorless also featured this morning. It’s big, it’s made of lovely bison leather, and it’s huge. It’s also frikkin’ gorgeous, and equally frikkin’ expensive.

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Adobe Approved: The Night Photography Video Course [Deals]

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Night photographs can be downright stunning… but we know, it’s not easy to master the art of night photography and that’s why Cult of Mac Deals is excited to bring you a course that will open up your photography skill set to a whole new world.

Typically, shooting at night means shooting in low light, which can be a real challenge. Endless blurry party photos on Facebook, or faces nuked by flash are proof of that but believe it or not, you can improve your night photos, and you don’t necessarily need a fancy camera to do so. With the Adobe approved Night Photography Video Course, you’ll learn how to make the most of your night photos…and all for just $15.99.

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Olloclip Agonized Over Bringing Out An iPad Lens, But Here It Is [CES 2014]

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Yes, that’s an Olloclip lens on an iPad Air. Photo: Eli Milchman

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LAS VEGAS — For years now, Olloclip has been making stellar lenses that slip over the iPhone’s camera lens and enhance iPhoneography with the ability to take fisheye, telephoto and macro photos. But there has apparently been a struggle within Olloclip about whether or not to offer an iPad lens. Now the struggle is over, and iPad-loving photographers have won: The first Olloclip lens for iPad will be available soon.

Chong Pak, the company’s design director, told us there were only a few hurdles to clear before Olloclip went iPad — but those hurdles were tall.

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Beautune: Simple And Sophisticated Portrait Editing Software For Mac And PC [Deals]

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If you’re a photographer that does a lot of portrait photography, look no further because this app – with special limited time pricing courtesy of Cult of Mac Deals – will only make your life easier.

You can’t always look your best in every photo… but when you do need a touch-up, you don’t need to pay a makeup artist or learn Photoshop. With Beautune you can do it quickly and easily with a complete makeover kit. And now you can get it for only $9.99 during this time-sensitive promotion.

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