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App Scam: Awesome Photo FX is more than a ripoff of the superior app Etchings

October 31, 2012 – 10:50 pm | Edit Post

New photo app Awesome Photo FX looks a lot like the photo app Etchings, except this one is buggier. It’s not just a ripoff of the superior Etchings. Most of its code is ripped off from the original app.

We’ve got a preview of the Hueless 2.0 update!

October 31, 2012 – 7:19 am | Edit Post

The new 2.0 Hueless update streets later today. Not only does it add several new features to this excellent camera app, but the new user interface is one of the better ones optimized for the new iPhone 5.

New ProCamera 3.8 update gets iPhone 5 right

October 19, 2012 – 10:33 am | Edit Post
ProCamera, for iPhone and iPad

The new ProCamera 3.8 update was released yesterday. It has outstanding new tools and features. More importantly, the new features are ideally optimized for the larger screen of the iPhone 5,

Call For Entries: P1xels returns to the Giorgi Gallery

October 15, 2012 – 11:31 pm | Edit Post

Three years ago, P1xels—The Art of the iPhone changed the face of the iPhone photography movement by announcing the first ever juried gallery show of what we now call iPhonic Art.

Gear Review: Woxom Slingshot Smartphone Video Stabilizer

October 11, 2012 – 1:11 pm | Edit Post
woxom slingshot for iPhone, android

The SlingShot by Woxom is one of the more versatile iPhone mounts currently available. Designed mainly to help stabilize the iPhone camera when you shoot handheld video, it’s also got other uses as well.

The Mobile Photo Awards Now Accepting Entries

October 11, 2012 – 11:16 am | Edit Post
MPA, mobile photography awards

The Mobile Photo Awards have announced that the second annual awards are now open for submissions through December 15, 2012. The world’s largest exhibited open call for entries/competition is also pleased to note that a Grand Prize of $3,000 will be awarded to the MPA Photographer of the Year

TIMEWIRELESS Instagram username Identification Project

October 6, 2012 – 10:59 am | Edit Post

Travel blogger Jen Pollack Bianco, who writes the travel blog My Life’s A Trip discovered that she had five uncredited images on Time Magazine’s recent Wireless Issue cover. Her latest project is an attempt to identify and credit as many of the usernames of the Instagrammers from the cover as possible.

LoFi Birthday Giveaway: 645 PRO

October 6, 2012 – 10:40 am | Edit Post

As part of Life In LoFi’s third birthday week, I’ve got several copies of the excellent camera replacement app 645 PRO to give away. Keep reading to find out how you can win a copy.

Photo App Review: Gridditor. It’s good, but cranky.

October 5, 2012 – 12:16 pm | Edit Post

Gridditor is a good app to easily apply effects on top of effects to see where it leads. It’s an easy workflow to let you explore unlimited possiblities and filter combinations on an image. But, I’d like it more if it were more stable.

LoFi Birthday Giveaway: Snapheal for mac

October 5, 2012 – 11:50 am | Edit Post

As part of Life In LoFi’s 3rd Birthday celebration, today we’re giving away a few copies of Snapheal for Mac — a value of $19.99.

Hipstamatic 260 released with a bunch of new features!

October 4, 2012 – 7:31 pm | Edit Post
Hipstamatic 235 iPhone

The Hipstamatic 260 update was released today — soon, as promised. It’s more than just a bug fix update. The 260 comes with several cool new features in addition to “Bug fixes and performance improvements”, including the new Rock The Vote FreePak.

LoFi Birthday Giveaway: Dan Marcolina’s AppAlchemy

October 4, 2012 – 11:08 am | Edit Post

This week marks the 3rd Anniversary of Life In LoFi. To celebrate, we’re giving away a lot of great photo apps and gear all week long, and there’s still some great giveaways in the wings! Today’s giveaway is the excellent eBook “AppAlchemy” for iPad by Dan Marcolina.