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Photo App Review: vividHDR – Stunning Color for iPhone.

August 7, 2013 – 5:51 am | Edit Post
vividhdr, high dynamic range photography, iphone, ipad

We review vividHDR, a true HDR app that creates stunning bright and vibrant color photos without the overprocessing and halos often associated with other iPhone HDR apps.

Landcam Updated and So Is My Review

August 5, 2013 – 3:55 pm | Edit Post
iPhone photo app Landcam

The new Landcam 1.1 update is out and includes a significant improvement, as well as adding a few new minor features. Usually, I’ll let my initial review sit for awhile, but the speed in which they are addressing both my public concerns and the private ones I’d mentioned to the developers before the app’s release deserves credit.

Photo App Review: New Landcam is Sleek, Easy, and Low Res

July 31, 2013 – 4:40 am | Edit Post
iPhone photo app Landcam

My review of Landcam. For an Instagram front-end app, there’s a lot that’s good here. It’s pretty to look at and easy to use, but can be limiting when you actually get your hands dirty with it. I like aspects of the app, but overall, Landcam leaves me wanting more.

Gear Review: Hands-on with the new olloclip 2X Telephoto Lens and Polarizing Filter

July 23, 2013 – 5:16 am | Edit Post
olloclip, 2x, telephoto lens, iphone 5

The olloclip Telephoto + Circular Polarizing Lens for iPhone has been announced and is available for pre-order. It’s the follow up to the excellent original olloclip 3-in-1 Lens attachment. For a 2X telephoto, will it be worth it? I’ve got an exclusive review.

Photo App Review: Luminance – Non-Destructive Photo Editing For iPhone, by David Bird

July 21, 2013 – 2:26 pm | Edit Post
Luminance icon

Life In LoFi’s David Bird takes a second look at overlooked, mid-level photo editor Luminance, a simple, yet powerful photo editing app that anyone can enjoy and afford without breaking their bank.

Photo App Review: We Take A Second Look at PhotoNova 2

July 19, 2013 – 11:48 am | Edit Post
photonova 2, iphone photo app for iPhoneography

iPhone photo app PhotoNova 2 is an interesting combination of filters and selective ways to apply them. Recent updates have really stepped PhotoNova 2 up few notches. I’ve reviewed this app on the blog previously. Its recent updates of make it worth a second look.

Photo App Review: layrs – Not What You’re Expecting

July 18, 2013 – 10:08 am | Edit Post
layrs, layer editing for iphone photos

LoFi reviews layrs, a new layer style editing app. Not a true layers editing app, but has some good, limited effects. A lot of quirks, including a sticky masking tool that’s pretty frustrating.

Over Is Updated. Adds Plenty of Free Goodies To Get NOW!

July 12, 2013 – 10:49 pm | Edit Post
over, text overlay, iPhone photo app

Funky text app Over was just updated. It’s now got a bunch of additional free fonts and artwork. What’s the catch? You have to download it before Monday, July 15.

Photo App Review: Tangent – Easy, Amazing Colors and Patterns

July 11, 2013 – 2:21 am | Edit Post
Tangent app for iPhone

We review Tangent, an excellent app on many levels. You can use it to easily make wonderful modern creations. In a crowd of faux-retro Instagram clones, Tangent is an exciting discovery.

Photo App Review: Koloid Recreates A Vintage Photo Process on your iPhone

July 8, 2013 – 9:19 am | Edit Post

We review Koloid, a good, interesting, but not essential black & white iPhone phto app that creates unique vintage effects.

Photo App Review: Light Leaks by ONE APPS

July 4, 2013 – 12:07 am | Edit Post
Light Leaks for iPhone, iPad, iPhone photography

I like light leak apps. They’re a great way to add analog-style lo-fi photo effects. There are several good ones available. New photo app Light Leaks by One Apps is not one of them.

Review: Mextures Is An Outstanding Texture Overlay App

July 1, 2013 – 9:13 pm | Edit Post
mextures, grunge textures, iPhone, ios

The LoFi review of Mextures, a recently released texture overlay app. It lets you add grit, grain, light leaks and other “schmutz” to grunge up your photos as much as you want. Or, as little, which is part of the greatness of this app.