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Hotel chain offers an Instagram ‘sitter’ who will post photos for you

[embedded content] A new service offered by Ibis hotels in Switzerland appears to suggest that for some Instagrammers, the pressure to post amazing images on the social media site may be so huge that it’s ruining their vacations. To ease the strain, the hotel chain is now offering help in the form of a “social […]

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Leaked photos show Google could be working on a budget Pixel 3 with a headphone jack that costs $400 – and it could have the same amazing camera

Google apparently isn’t done with its Pixel 3 smartphone just yet, as a “budget” that costs between $ 400 and $ 500 could have just been leaked via Russian tech site Rozetked.me. We originally saw it on 9to5Google. To compare prices, Google’s flagship Pixel 3 lineup starts at $ 800 for the regular Pixel 3, […]

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How to take great photos with the Pixel 3, the best camera phone around

Simon Hill/Digital Trends If there’s one area where smartphones have really improved over the last couple of years, it’s photography. Google’s Pixel 2 was our reigning champion in the best camera phone category, so it’s not surprising that the device that knocked it out of the top spot was its successor, the Pixel 3. Anyone […]

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Picture this: The Aura packs thousands of photos in a single frame (for a price)

Are you one of those people who loves to take pictures, but miss the old days of displaying images in photo albums or frames? Some of us at Digital Trends really, REALLY miss those times (read: me). So when we got the chance to test out Aura ($ 299), the digital photo frame that connects […]

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Photography News: Flickr keeping Creative Commons photos, ONA gets colorful

ONA x Passion Passport Bowery capsule collection Afraid of missing out on the latest photo industry news while you’re out, well, actually taking pictures? Photography News of the Week is all the news you might have missed this week, published on the weekends. Alongside the biggest stories of the week, like the full Nikon Z7 […]

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Flickr just expanded Pro tools — but free users may have to delete some photos

Flickr no longer offers free users a free terabyte of space. Prykhodov / 123RF After Flickr changed hands earlier this year, moving from Yahoo to SmugMug, photographers no longer have to wonder what changes, exactly, are in store for the photography platform. On Thursday, November 1, Flickr launched a slew of improvements including enhanced image optimization, […]

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TourBox is a one-handed Photoshop console designed to swiftly edit photos

[embedded content] Local adjustments in Photoshop and Lightroom are often a back-and-forth process between the keyboard and the mouse or a graphics tablet but TourBox aims to reduce that with a mini editing console. Unlike other editing consoles, the TourBox is designed to be used with one hand while the other remains on the mouse […]

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The sleek, wooden body of the Ondu III pinhole is as inspiring as the photos

Previous Next The camera market is filled with materials from plastic to magnesium alloy but the Ondu III is made (mostly) from wood. Returning after two successful Kickstarters, Ondu is back with a new series of wood pinhole cameras and it’s hard to tell what looks better, the images or the camera. The Ondu III […]

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Google’s Night Sight turns blurry late-night photos into Instagram gold

Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends Google’s Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones take amazing photographs, but a feature coming soon will radically improve low-light pictures via artificial intelligence. It’s called Night Sight, and it uses A.I. and the Pixel’s HDR+ processing to dramatically boost colors and brightness for photos captured in super-dark environments. Night Sight is […]

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8 oddball accessories to bring your iPhone or Android photos to the next level

Miggo As the cameras inside smartphones have gotten more and more capable, companies have started devoting more effort to developing accessories designed specifically for the photography capabilities of smartphones. There’s no shortage of options, and in your search for the best, you might also come across some of the more unusual options. To save you […]

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How to take great photos with the iPhone XS, Apple’s finest camera phone yet

Andy Boxall/DigitalTrends Your iPhone takes great pictures, almost regardless of the one you have in your pocket right now. If you’re fortunate enough to have the new iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max, then both represent the pinnacle of Apple’s camera technology, and you’re assured of excellent performance. We’ve been using the iPhone XS Max […]

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Adobe’s craziest new tools animate photos, convert recordings to music in a click

Actress Tiffany Haddish (left) co-hosting the 2018 Adobe MAX “Sneaks” keynote with Paul Trani, senior Creative Cloud evangelist at Adobe. Adobe’s artificial intelligence is already introducing features that streamline the creative process but a look at what is next for Adobe Sensei could push the technology beyond just time-saving tools. During Adobe Max 2019, Adobe […]

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3D Facebook photos jump out of the newsfeed, no glasses needed

Facebook photos are tapping into another dimension. On Thursday, October 11, Facebook launched 3D Photos, a format that uses dual-lens smartphone photos to add dimension to images in the newsfeed. The result? Images that have depth and movement when you tilt your smartphone or view inside a headset. Like moving a smartphone to pan around […]

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Apple acquisition points to possibility of easy background removal in photos

[embedded content] A recent Apple investment could make it possible for iPhones to easily separate the background and the subject from photos and video. A recent report by a Danish newspaper suggests that Apple acquired Spektral, a company focusing on green screen-like effects without the green screen, back in December 2017. Apple has not yet […]