Photography

  • Parachut is the perfect photography gear club for indecisive photographers

    Parachut is the perfect photography gear club for indecisive photographers

    Photography is a more expensive hobby than a recreational drug habit, it is said. Whether that’s true or not I wouldn’t know, but Parachut, launching in beta today, is here to alleviate the burden a bit with a subscription library service for photography and video fans. As long as you keep paying your subscription fee, you’re free to return and check out as much fancy gear as… Read More

  • This is how anti-paparazzi clothing works

    This is how anti-paparazzi clothing works

    If paparazzi have a right to take photos (they do) and newspapers are allowed to print photos taken by paparazzi (they do), it stands to reason that those in the brief spotlight of an eager photographer’s flash have a right to fight back, too (they do). Anti-paparazzi clothing has been around for a while, and if you’ve ever wondered how it works, oh boy have you come to the… Read More

  • Review: ExoLens’ Zeiss iPhone lenses turns your phone into a full-fledged camera

    Review: ExoLens’ Zeiss iPhone lenses turns your phone into a full-fledged camera

    Anyone even remotely interested in cameras knows that Zeiss lenses are the gold standard. But the 170-year-old company’s lenses can cost thousands of dollars each, making them pretty inaccessible for amateur photographers. But that is now changing, as the company has teamed up with the ExoLens brand to release three Zeiss lenses for the iPhone 6/6s and Plus. The three lenses are… Read More

  • Flag’s new app offers free, ad-supported photo prints, no shipping fees required

    Flag’s new app offers free, ad-supported photo prints, no shipping fees required

    A new application called Flag has launched on the App Store, promising user free photo prints that are actually free – no shipping or handling charges, no credit card required. This is possible because these photo prints will be ad-supported – that is, businesses pay to advertise on the back of the photo. Effectively, it’s an ad that people will never throw away. The… Read More

  • Photomyne grabs $2.6 million to bring your old photos online

    Photomyne grabs $2.6 million to bring your old photos online

    If you have albums and shoeboxes stuffed with old photos, a startup called Photomyne wants to help you scan those photos, in order to bring them online where they can be saved and shared. Now the Tel Aviv-based company has raised $2.6 million in seed funding to continue to grow its business, which today is closing in on its first million users, over half of whom are paying… Read More

  • Unfade saves your boxes of photographs from the claws of history

    Unfade saves your boxes of photographs from the claws of history

    We all have boxes and boxes worth of photographs from the days before digital photography, just begging to be rescued from obscurity. Unfade is a new app from the team behind Scanbot to help photographers immortalize their images. The app uses the technology that makes Scanbot great, and adds a layer of ease-of-use for photography buffs, taking the hassle and inconvenience out of turning… Read More

  • This iPhone-only professional photographer is the future of sports photography

    This iPhone-only professional photographer is the future of sports photography

    Picture a professional sports photographer. What do you see? Someone in a beige vest hidden behind a giant, telescopic camera stationed in the back of an end zone? How about someone standing in a throng of spectators with only an iPhone 6s Plus in their hands and a battery pack in their pocket? No? Well meet Brad Mangin. Brad has been a professional sports photographer for over two… Read More

  • This VR photography demo is like Pokemon Snap for action sports

    This VR photography demo is like Pokemon Snap for action sports

    Who remembers Pokemon Snap? The game was released in 1999 for N64 as a rail “shooter”, and let you take pictures of Pokemon while riding through different courses. But while your path through each level was predetermined, the photographs were not. Meaning users had free control of the camera and absolute discretion in what they could photograph and which type of shot to… Read More

  • The Roll helps you find the best photos on your phone

    The Roll helps you find the best photos on your phone

    Wondering which of the tens of thousands of photos on your phone are worth keeping or sharing may be a thing of the past, thanks to The Roll, a new app from EyeEm. The iOS app analyzes your camera roll and uses computer vision to tag your images and rank your photos by how good they are. Read More