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iPhone 101: Why you need to reboot your iPhone and iPad

July 30, 2012 – 5:31 am | Edit Post
iPhone 4 memory usage after quitting open apps

Your iPhone is a computer. To help keep it running smooth, rebooting should be a regular part of your iPhone’s maintenance. When I did Mac desktop support, rebooting the computer fixed about half the problems. Seriously.

Faved On Flickr iPhoneography Showcase, 07.29.12

July 29, 2012 – 10:31 am | Edit Post
flickr for iPhone, faved on flickr

Our weekly mobile photography showcase, Faved On Flickr, for July 29, 2012, featuring excellent iPhoneography from Dixon Hamby, Benamon Tame, Alan Kastner, Greg Schmigel, Shane Martin, Shel Serkin, Kerryn Benbow, Jahsharn, ade santora, Miki Ballard, Paul Sheen and many others.

Filterstorm 4.5 update is out now and on sale today only!

July 29, 2012 – 2:23 am | Edit Post
New Filterstorm 3 icon

A new Filterstorm update has just been released with new features, bug fixes and a new bug. It’s on sale now today only for $1.99 — that’s a big savings of $2.00 on one of the best, full-featured image editors in the App Store.

AnalogColor for iOS is on sale now!

July 28, 2012 – 11:39 pm | Edit Post

AnalogColor for iPhone creates analog-like photos and simulates cross-processing. The app is on sale now for only $0.99 for a limited time. Save a buck on this app until August 1st.

Spotlight: iPhoneographer Dave Weekes

July 28, 2012 – 1:48 am | Edit Post

The Life In LoFi interview and iPhoneography showcase of Dave Weekes. The photographer in his own words and images. “This is the kind of photography that chronicles the subdued, the common and the mundane in ways only exercised by poets.”

Cool Link: 12 Tips to Break Your Photography Rut

July 27, 2012 – 1:23 am | Edit Post
iPhone 4S

Here’s a link to a classic post on the MCP Actions blog about tips to break your photography rut. It’s aimed at professionals and photographers who shoot with rigs, but it still has some good, usable tips for breaking an iPhoneography rut as well.

Studio b.’s Light Impressions exhibit at LAMAF

July 27, 2012 – 12:53 am | Edit Post

Studio b. and its signature work, Light Impressions has been invited to the LA Mobile Arts Festival 2012.

Hueless 1.2 is out now! Here’s how to win a FREE copy!

July 26, 2012 – 3:44 pm | Edit Post
Hueless, black & white, iPhone

The Hueless 1.2 update is now live in the App Store. The new update features in-camera square frame formatting, a “Rest & Release” shutter option, overall speed improvements and more. I’ve got a few promo codes of Hueless to give away today.

Photoshop Actions for Instagram’s “Lost” filters

July 26, 2012 – 5:01 am | Edit Post

Photographer Jana Werner has created some Photoshop actions which recreate the three missing Instagram effects — Gotham, Poprocket, and Apollo — as well as Nashville. You can now recreate these lost filters on your desktop or laptop.

Photo app Luminance updated with new filters and features

July 24, 2012 – 5:15 am | Edit Post

Luminance is a photo editor that gives you both one-click filters as well as some pretty slick pro photo editing capabilities in a simple and elegant interface. The latest version isn’t a huge update, but adds some good features to help make the app even more usable.

iPhone App Review: MPro

July 23, 2012 – 2:09 pm | Edit Post
mpro black & white iPhone camera

MPro is another high-end camera app designed to capture high-quality black and white photography. It’s similar to another black & white camera app, Hueless by curious satellite in what it delivers and has a few features that Hueless lacks. But, how it works as a camera is very different than the simplicity of Hueless.

Things to look for in an iPhone camera replacement app (updated)

July 23, 2012 – 5:08 am | Edit Post
ProCamera, Camera+, iPhone camera replacemtn apps

A good camera replacement app should be easy to use and offer more advanced tools than Apple’s Camera app. Here are the features that I look for in a camera replacement app.