Instagram might finally get a ‘regram’ button

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Currating your feed is about to get even easier.
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Reposting your favorite photos on Instagram is about to get a lot easier if a new feature that’s currently in testing makes it out to the public.

Instagram appears to be testing a button that allows users to “regram” button that allows users to share posts to their timeline. There’s no guarantee when the feature will make it out to the public, but it if it does, it could finally mean the end of horrible third-party reposting apps.

Former Apple photo guru releases powerful iPhone camera app

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Harness RAW Power with your iPhone or iPad.
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A “Gentleman Coder” who is the former director of the Apple photo apps teams has launched an IOS app for the photographer who prefers to shoot RAW images.

RAW Power for iOS hit the App Store this week from software company Gentlemen Coders LLC, which was founded by Nik Bhatt. His 14-year stint in Cupertino included being Senior Director of Engineering for the Aperture and iPhoto teams and later the Chief Technical Officer of the Photo Apps group.

This mouth-watering short film was shot entirely on iPhone X

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Yes, this was shot on the iPhone X.
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The iPhone X hasn’t even been out for a week but it’s already been used to film an incredible short film.

Made in Paris, a short film about Elise Lepinteur, the protégée of world-famous pastry chef Christophe Adam, debuted on YouTube today. Although the film doesn’t mention the iPhone X, it showcases the phones capabilities with gorgeous close-ups of deserts and other pastries being prepared.

Check it out:

Top Mac software maker embraces Windows, changes name

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Skylum Software takes the Macphun out of its name.
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Apple-centric software company Macphun had reached more than 20 million downloads of its imaging apps and grew so much, it recently began offering its products to Windows users.

So a name change was inevitable.

The once Mac-centric company is planning a switch to SKYLUM Software by early 2018. The new moniker comes as the 7-year-old company makes a push to be a complete alternative to the software that’s on the computer of most photographers, Adobe.

Master iPhone 8 Portrait Lighting with Apple’s video tips

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Portrait Lighting is all-new on the iPhone 8.
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Apple published two new videos today educating users on how to use the new Portrait Lighting feature that debuted on the iPhone 8.

Unlike most of Apple’s videos, the new tips are vertical videos that are formatted to be watched on a smartphone screen. The short videos cover shooting and editing Portrait Lighting photos. Apple also added the feature to the iPhone X which comes out next week.