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Here’s a Full Montage of Video from Instagram’s Awesome New App ‘Hyperlapse’ [Video]

Today, Instagram released a new video app called Hyperlapse. Unlike Instagram, Hyperlapse isn’t built on any social network. It’s purely a camera-based app for recording videos. There’s nothing unique about simply recording video, but what Hyperlapse brings to the table is pretty incredible. It has two standout features: Video Stabilization Unlike traditional camera apps, Hyperlapse [...]

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How to: Download and Export All Your Google+ Photos From the Cloud

This guide is for those of you with Google+ accounts and auto-backup of your photos enabled on either Android or iPhone smartphones. Background I switch back and forth between iPhone and Android devices often, and the one thing I never want to lose is the photos I’ve taken. As such, one of the first things [...]

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Know Your Rights: It’s Perfectly Legal to Take Photos and Videos of Police in All 50 States

In light of the civil unrest and chaos happening in Ferguson, Missouri right now, I thought it’d be timely to give you some facts regarding your rights, as an American, to photograph the police. Many of us here are photography enthusiasts, and plenty others take photos out in public. Here are the specific things you [...]

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Get those Pictures Off Your iPhone for Good with This

How many pictures do you have saved on your phone? Hundreds? Thousands? And how many of those photos do you look at every day? Have you had to delete some of them to make room for an app for (gasp!) more photos? It doesn’t seem like we’re able to preserve our memories like we used [...]

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Get This Free Photojournalism and Documentary Course Online from MIT

If you’re interested in continued education without the price of hefty student loans, you should familiarize yourself with MIT’s OpencourseWare initiative. The school is publishing many of its graduate and undergraduate programs online, most of which you can download for free. As a freelance photographer, this particular course caught my attention: Documentary Photography and Photojournalism: [...]

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Shutter for iPhone Gives You Unlimited Cloud Storage of Your Photos for Life

For those of you who opted for the lowest storage iPhone model to save some cash, you’ve probably experienced some frustration at how quickly it fills up and you have to delete photos and videos. Since no iPhone to date has offered expandable storage with a microSD card, you’ve no choice but to either save [...]

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National Park Service Bans Use of Drones in All 59 National Parks Plus 342 Other Federally Controlled Areas, Effective August 20

The ongoing debate and discussion around the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has a new voice: the U.S. National Park Service. On Friday, Jonathan Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service, signed a policy memo ordering a ban on launching, landing, or otherwise operating drones within the 84 million acres of federally controlled land [...]

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Instagram Update for iOS and Android Adds a Myriad of Editing Controls

While there are hundreds of photo editing apps on the App Store for both iPhone and iPad, Instagram wants to be your one stop shop for taking, editing, and sharing photos. The latest update for both Android and iOS include a suite of new editing tools aimed at those who take mobile photography a bit [...]

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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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