Camera+ iOS Photography App – Updated with RAW and More!

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Camera+ has been updated today with extensive support for the dual lenses of the iPhone 7 Plus. “You’re now able to explicitly choose to shoot with the wide angle or telephoto lens so you can get exactly the lens you desire for the given shooting situation. If you prefer the simplicity of not having to think about those sorts of things like lens pickin’, you can just keep the lens switcher set to Duo mode and let your iPhone 7 Plus do its magic”, explain the developers, taptaptap, of this hugely popular (over 10 million sold) app.

Interestingly, they say, “one thing worth knowing along these lines is that in Apple’s Camera app, the 2× zoom button sort of implies that it behaves as a wide angle / tele switcher, but it’s actually not (sometimes it’s a wide/tele switcher… sometimes it’s a 2× digital zoom button… and sometimes it’s something else altogether). The “tell” here is if you set it to 2× then put a finger over the tele lens (the one on the right side if you’re looking at the back of the phone). If you’re expecting to snap a pic of your finger, you’ll be surprised in some situations… when lighting conditions are relatively dark, the system will use the wide angle lens (to prevent an underexposed photo, since the tele lens has a higher ƒ-number of 2.8 than the wide angle lens’ ƒ-number of 1.8… in other words, this somewhat confusingly means it has a smaller aperture, which therefore lets in less light). Now to make a long story even longer, one of the benefits of the dual lenses is that the system can combine info from both lenses, resulting in a better photo than one taken with a single lens. In any case, we’ve implemented our Duo lens mode to be consistent with Apple’s Camera behavior, but we’ve also enabled you to choose precisely which lens you want. Hopefully at least some of you will have found at least some of this informative. Undoubtedly, some others of you have had a flashback to some high school science class, have fallen asleep by now, and are drooling on your desk.”

Camera+ retails for $2.99 and you can download it here

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Mobile Photography/Art – Apple Default/Native Camera Most Used For Initial Image Capture

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Through our APPart Column, edited by Bobbi McMurry, we raised the question ‘do you use the default/native camera in your iPhone or a dedicated photo app to capture your initial images?’.  It proved a popular question and our editor for this section Bobbi McMurry has created a pie chart clearly demonstrating the Apple default camera as being the most popular choice with 31%.  This was followed by 14% Other* (see below), Hipstamatic with 13%, with Camera+ and ProCamera at 12%, 645 PRO Mk III and Oggl both achieved 6% and Slow Shutter and Provoke with 3%. Please take a look at the chart below…and please let us know your thoughts, which app do you use for initial image capture with your iPhone?

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iOS Photography App – Hipstamatic – On Sale Today!

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There have been some really great app iOS app sales today, we have mentioned the following, if you’ve missed these sales, click on the links and pick them up:

Clone Camera Pro

Juxtaposer

Camera+

The uber popular app Hipstamatic has also just come on sale too. Usually retailing for $1.99/£1.49, it’s available right now for $0.99/£0.69, click here to download.

 

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iOS Photography App – Juxtaposer – On Sale Today!

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There are some fabulous iOS photography apps on sale today, we just mentioned the Camera+ sale here and we have also learnt that Juxtaposer is also on sale today. Juxtaposer is another incredibly popular app that allows you to combine multiple images into photomontages quickly and easily.

One incredible expert of using this app and technique is our superb Columnist and recent overall winner of the Mira Mobile Prize, Janine Graf. I have attached one of her outstanding images below using this app, Juxtaposer.

Usually Juxtaposer retails for $2.99/£1.99 but today you can pick it up for only $0.99/£0.69. Click here to download.

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Fabulous iOS Photography Updates Today!

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Of course many app developers have been busy behind the scenes rapidly trying to get their apps iOS 8 and iPhone 6/+ ready.  With the urgency to do this, many have also taken the opportunity to add additional improvements to their apps, we’ve listed some notable ones below. All these updates are free, if you have previously purchased these apps, if not, just download from our links below:

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Mobile Photography Interview – A Day In The Life Of Meri Walker – A Fabulously Proficient Mobile Photographer

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Welcome to our very exciting interview column on theappwhisperer.com. This section entitled “A Day in the Life of…” is where we take a look at some hugely influential, interesting and accomplished individuals in the mobile photography and art world… people … Read more

Mobile Photography Interview – A Day In The Life Of Allie Astell – An Inspirational and Talented Photographer

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Welcome to our very exciting interview column on theappwhisperer.com. This section entitled “A Day in the Life of…” is where we take a look at some hugely influential, interesting and accomplished individuals in the mobile photography and art world… people … Read more

Streets Ahead Interview: Shayna Schulman – Mobile Street Photography

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This week, the Women’s Mobile Street Photography Collective (Streets Ahead) is pleased and honoured to feature Shayna Schulman in our interview segment. Many of you may know Shayna as ‘WitChiWotcha’ on Flickr. Her street photography frequently catches our attention. She … Read more

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