If you have a bunch of old printed photos sitting in a drawer somewhere, there are plenty of ways you can easily save digital versions of them. You could scan the original negatives, but for that, you need a special scanner and a lot of time. On the other hand, you could also just use your phone.
There’s a good chance your Facebook posts from the mid-aughts are a total disaster: blurry, low-res pics of your college dorm room and status updates about what you ate for dinner. It was a time before anyone truly understood the importance and longevity of social media. Still, if anyone could have anticipated exactly…
Hmmm, a photo tool that uses face recognition, can be easily searched, and plots all your geotagged photos onto maps? Where have I heard all this before?
If you’re still using the default photo management options that come pre-installed on your phone, you’re missing out. There are a ton of innovative third-party album apps out there, all of which are designed to make managing and sharing your photos easier. Here are the ones that impressed us most.
You might not give much thought to the app that snaps all those photos on your phone, but you don’t have to stick with the tool Apple or Google (or Samsung or Sony) gives you—there are some fantastic third-party camera apps out there to help take your mobile photography to the next level.
Information about anything inside North Korea is hard to come by, but Pyongyang’s metro system is particularly secretive. Access to foreigners has historically been secretive, but one photographer recently made it in, rode the entire system, and has the photos to prove it.
Photoshop is a vast program, packed with all kinds of sophisticated tools and functions to keep the professional photography world turning. Whatever your level of experience with the software, though, there are some quick and easy tips you can take advantage of to improve your Photoshop experience—here are some of our…
Stare deep into the eye of this planetary disk because something is forming in there—something incredible.
A volcano spewing ash, magical forest fireflies, and a monkey who feels just like we all do about winter weather. These are just a few of the remarkable photos from the Smithsonian’s annual photo contest.
In the years after World War II, Berlin saw a number of new skyscrapers erected to provide the burgeoning middle class with affordable housing. Even though many were designed by famous architects they were eventually viewed as concrete monsters and moldered in disuse, until recently.
It’s not a great feeling when you frame a photo on your iPhone only to find out there’s not enough free storage space available to store it. IceCream is an iOS app that performs some under-the-hood trickery to give you more room for photos—thousands of them—without forcing you to delete any of your existing ones.
In case you didn’t already feel like Google was a creepy stalker, its artificial intelligence tools are rapidly crossing over into uncanny. The latest one is PlaNet, a new deep-learning machine that specializes in figuring out where a photo was taken—using nothing but the image’s pixels.
You’ve probably seen the instantly classic photo of Mark Zuckerberg cheerfully strutting past a crowd blinded by VR headsets at Mobile World Congress during Samsung’s press conference. Well, if you can believe it, that was just one of the many totally absurd moments from this year’s conference. Photographers snapped…
A bunch of beachgoers in Argentina last week inadvertently killed an endangered baby dolphin when they scooped it out of the ocean and started taking pictures of it.
Picasa, Google’s photo storage service that you’ve probably forgotten exists, will officially die starting May 1. Which is fine by us, considering how great Google Photos is.
We’re not exactly sure why they’re doing it yet, but a self-described ‘Web standards fanatic’ named Mathias Bynens has discovered that Facebook and Instagram are automatically making ASCII art versions of every photo you upload. And accessing the lo-fi versions of your images is super easy.
It’s not easy leaving your pet behind as you head off to work each morning. And if the thousands of photos you have of them on your phone aren’t enough of a solace, you can now have them turned into a pettable 3D photo relief when being apart gets especially tough.
We all know that more megapixels doesn’t mean a better camera. If that’s the case, what does make a better camera? This video from tech reviewer MKBHD gives you an idea of what to look for.
Live Photos is one of the headline features of the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. But if you haven’t forked out for one of Apple’s 2015 handsets, there are ways to get the same kind of functionality on your own smartphone. All you need is the right app, and these are the best of the bunch for Android and iOS.