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March 24, 2015 – 5:44 pm | Edit Post

We take a look at Layout from Instagram, a new, free iPhone photo app that will easily create some very nice photo collages. It’s easy to use and will meet a lot of people’s needs if you want quick and dirty.

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iPhone Photo App Review: Darkroom is powerful but easy to use

February 24, 2015 – 1:24 pm | Edit Post
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What sets Darkroom apart is the very granular ability to play with curves and to create your own filters that you can save.

Shoot time-lapse videos on your iPhone

February 21, 2015 – 10:54 am | Edit Post
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Time-lapse photography can be very compelling, and previously it could be difficult to achieve. In true Apple fashion, taking a time-lapse movie with the iPhone is really, really easy.

Turn your artistic photos into artistic watercolors with Waterlogue

February 17, 2015 – 9:06 am | Edit Post
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Waterlogue is a universal app that has just one job – to turn your favorite photos into authentic looking watercolors.

My favorite iPhone Photo Editors, by Mel Martin

February 16, 2015 – 4:46 am | Edit Post
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With the excellent camera on the iPhone, and these iPhone photo apps for editing, I’m pretty much ready for anything.

Is Affinity Photo a Photoshop Challenger?

February 12, 2015 – 9:25 am | Edit Post
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Affinity is a new photo editor for Mac OS that has just appeared in beta. Why should iOS photographers care? Easy. The editing tools in iOS are still pretty pretty limited and advanced amateurs and …

Photo App Review: Hydra 1.0.1

February 11, 2015 – 3:20 am | Edit Post
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First of all, after writing for TUAW for more than 6 years, I’m thrilled to be here writing for Life in LoFi, a web destination I frequented when it was busily observing the world of …

Life In LoFi Welcomes Writer Mel Martin

February 10, 2015 – 8:36 am | Edit Post
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Writer Mel Martin has joined Life In LoFi. He’s spent the last six years at TUAW covering Mac and iOS-related topics.

What Do You Shoot With? Here’s My Updated Camera Bag

February 8, 2015 – 5:22 pm | Edit Post
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My iPhone 5S is by far the camera the use most to shoot with. I rely on a number of other photo apps to help get the image I want, either in-camera or by apping it up. Here’s the updated-for-2015 list of my go-to photo apps.

One of the most talked about films at Sundance this year was shot on an iPhone

January 31, 2015 – 4:47 pm | Edit Post
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Tangerine is one of the most talked about films at the Sundance Film Festival this year. In addition to its non-mainstream storyline, the film is shot almost entirely on an iPhone.

Dropbox “Has Not Been Hacked” But They Urge You to Change Your Passwords Anyway.

October 14, 2014 – 7:05 am | Edit Post
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Many iPhoneographers use cloud-based storage service Dropbox to store, transfer, and share photos. 7,000,000 Dropbox passwords may have been breached. Here are a few steps you can take to protect yourself and your data.

Can You Bend an iPhone 6 Plus?

September 23, 2014 – 7:18 pm | Edit Post
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Some iPhone 6 Plus users are reporting that their new devices were bent during normal activities, usually as a result of sitting with the device still in their pockets.

Photographer Austin Mann Takes the iPhone 6 Plus Out for a Spin

September 23, 2014 – 10:44 am | Edit Post
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Photographer Austin Mann takes the iPhone 6 out for a spin and tests all of the camera’s features, including stills, color, low-light capabilities, video and more.