New! Mobile Photography, Art & Videography – App of the Day – Camera+

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We are always working on new features and ideas here at TheAppWhisperer HQ, one that we are bringing to fruition today is to introduce a new Mobile Photography, Art or Videography App of the day, some you may of heard of, others might be completely new to you. Whatever your developmental stage into the beautiful immersive and supportive world of Mobile Photography, Art and Videography, we’re hoping to keep you fully informed at all times.

The other point to bear in mind, is not all of the apps we introduce here will be for the iOS system, we have been testing the Huawei P10 for sometime now and we are hugely impressed with not only its camera but its photographic output as well including the apps from the Google Play store that fit it so well. It’s a few years since I’ve written for Android Magazine, but it’s an area I’ve kept a close eye on.

We always welcome feedback here at TheAppWhisperer, so if there’s a particular app that you feel we really should be shouting about, please let us know in the comments below.

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RED Hydrogen One Brand New Smartphone – In Greater Depth…

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You may have heard that RED, the ultra high end camera manufacturer has stepped into Smartphone territory and announced a premium smartphone called Hydrogen One, with ‘holographic display’.  Designed to work on the Android platform with a 5.7 inch display apparently will ‘seamlessly switch between traditional 2D content and holographic multi-view 3D content, as well as interactive games’.

Preorders are already filling up for the $1,195 aluminium version and the $1,595 titanium model on RED’s website, with shipping expected to be early 2018.

It’s interesting… I am a huge fan of RED gear and having visited Google’s HQ in London a few times, I know they’re packed into their YouTube studios.

We were interested in this review by Marques Brownlee, take a look below…

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Mobile Photography and Art – A Picture’s Worth with Debara Splendorio from North Carolina, USA

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A Picture’s Worth‘… is where we ask mobile photographers that have created powerful mobile photography/art to explain the processes they took. This includes their initial thoughts as to what they wanted to create, why they wanted to create it, how they created it, including all apps used and what they wanted to convey. We also ask these incredible artists to explain their emotions and how the image projects those feelings. We have published a few A Picture’s Worth articles recently, if you have missed those – please go here.

In this ‘A Picture’s Worth’ today we asked Debara Splendorio to tell us more about her image featured, ‘The Amish Girl’, featured here.  Splendorio has detailed her thoughts below, we think you’ll find this invaluable…

 

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Mobile Photography and Art – A Picture’s Worth with Robin Cohen

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A Picture’s Worth‘… is where we ask mobile photographers that have created powerful mobile photography/art to explain the processes they took. This includes their initial thoughts as to what they wanted to create, why they wanted to create it, how they created it, including all apps used and what they wanted to convey. We also ask these incredible artists to explain their emotions and how the image projects those feelings. We have published a few A Picture’s Worth articles recently, if you have missed those – please go here.

In this A Picture’s Worth today we asked Robin Cohen to tell us more about her image featured here. Cohen has detailed her thoughts below, we think you’ll find this invaluable…

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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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