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[Apps] Camera+ Brings Full Manual Controls and New Camera Tools to iOS 8

The best app for taking photos with your iPhone has gotten even better, thanks to a slew of new API controls made available to developers in iOS 8. The latest version of Camera+, which rolled out over the weekend, brings full manual controls — shutter speed, focus, exposure compensation, and ISO — to a control [...]

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How Good is the Camera on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus? These Pictures From Iceland Say it All

Travel photographer Austin Mann spent a week in Iceland recently, testing out the new camera tech on Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Iceland is a beautiful country in its own right, and you could arguably take nice pictures with any camera, just by holding it up and clicking the shutter. The natural beauty [...]

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Life Hack: Using Facetime As A Remote Camera For Household Projects

Think about the last time you had to check a circuit breaker in your home. The breaker box is usually in a remote location, like the garage, which makes it very inconvenient to identify exactly which switch controls power to certain locations of the home. My friend Michael G. shared on Facebook this week what [...]

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Take Your Best Selfie With This New Camera

Even if you don’t post them to Twitter or Instagram, I’d bet good money you’ve still taken a selfie or two. We’ve all done it. And Sony is the first company to capitalize on this worldwide trend with a new camera designed specifically for the selfie generation: their new Cyber-shot DSC-KW11. For those who think [...]

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Polaroid Takes On GoPro

If you walked up to 100 children and asked them what a Polaroid was you would most likely get 100 blank stares. Polaroid, famous for their “instant” photos in years past, has been a classic example of what happens when you do not evolve as a company; well they are finally making waves again. Polaroid [...]

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Capture Every (No, Really, Every) Moment with this Amazing Video Camera

Taking video is great. You can capture moments for a lifetime; relive your favorites; and share experiences with others from your viewpoint at a given place and time. But what about everything you miss? If you’re pointing your camera one way, you might miss the epic event that happened right behind you. This camera solves [...]

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The Best Gadgets to Take When You Travel

Apple iPad mini Hands down, the best tablet when traveling is the iPad mini. This is especially true if you opt for one of the models with built-in cellular connectivity and add it to your data plan. Most carriers offer this option for an extra $10 bucks a month. If you’re on the go a [...]

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Samsung Announces ‘Galaxy K Zoom’ – 20 MP Camera w/ 10x Optical Zoom With Galaxy S3 Specs

One thing we can always count on from Samsung: and endless amount of variants of their Galaxy line of smartphones. None are ever more important than their flagship devices (Galaxy S5; Galaxy Note 3), but offer some deviation that may be an improvement. In this case: the camera. Samsung’s latest Galaxy phone is the K [...]

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Google Just Released A New Android Camera App

Google has just released a stand alone camera app (available in the Play Store) that is compatible on all devices running Android 4.4+ KitKat. The Capture Button is a large grey border that you can tap anywhere to take your photo. I see the benefit of this, but why is so much of the screen [...]

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How To: Create Stunning HDR Photos

If there’s one thing I cover extensively here on ZAGGblog, it’s techniques, apps and hardware to enhance your photography. One subject I get asked about a lot is High Dynamic Range (HDR) imagery. What does it mean? How do you create these kinds of images? Do you need a special camera or software? I thought [...]

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