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Life In LoFi’s Tips for Using Digital Zoom

June 23, 2011 – 2:45 am | 7 Comments

The iPhone camera does not have a true zoom lens. It has a digital zoom. Before you crank it up to 5X, read on for our tips on getting the best shots on an iPhone, Droid, or any camera phone with a digital zoom.

iPhone Photo Gear Review: Photojojo 8x Telephoto Lens for iPhone 4

May 13, 2011 – 4:15 am | 10 Comments

An optical lens will nearly always give better results than a digital zoom. If you use the iPhone camera’s digital zoom often, you may want to consider purchasing an external optical zoom lens. The 8X Telephoto Lens for iPhone from Photojojo is a good optical lens for a value price.

Gorillacam gets updated. Cool new features!

February 5, 2010 – 3:20 pm | 5 Comments
Gorillacam

Check the App Store for the great new update of Gorillacam by Joby Inc. The update adds a few great new features to this camera replacement app

Review Revisited: Camera One 1.6

January 18, 2010 – 9:20 am | One Comment
Review Revisited: Camera One 1.6

Overall, Camera One has improved significantly since its initial release and the claims made about the app at that time. Camera One now lives up to the claims made in its App Store description.

Review: Snapture for iPhone hits Version 2.0 again

November 27, 2009 – 8:15 pm |

Snapture is still one of the more innovative camera replacement apps in the store. It’s a camera that will help the casual photographer improve their snapshots and is powerful enough to offer compelling features for an iPhoneographer.

ProCamera 2.5 for iPhone: A really great update!

November 25, 2009 – 2:45 pm | One Comment
ProCamera 2.5 for iPhone: A really great update!

ProCamera
ProCamera

ProCamera by Daemgen.net got a really nice update to version 2.5 today. The update features several significant improvements and adds several new features.

Review: HD Camera for iPhone

October 27, 2009 – 5:19 pm |

There is a huge bug with this app — an image orientation bug. Images are saved rotated 90° off.

Review: Camera One

October 12, 2009 – 12:43 am |

Camera One by CocoaTek is not a great camera replacement app…. I like the feature set and if they worked as advertised this would be a pretty good app.

Review: Zoom Photo Camera falls way short

October 7, 2009 – 7:20 pm |

For an iPhone camera replacement app, version 1.0 of Zoom Photo Camera is an unreliable choice unless you like gambling with your photos.

Review: ProCamera 2.0 for iPhone

October 6, 2009 – 1:12 pm |

My biggest disappointment is with the digital zoom…. All ProCamera’s digital zoom does is simply crop your image in camera….

In Seattle: Kicking the tires of ProCamera for iPhone today

October 3, 2009 – 12:10 pm |
In Seattle: Kicking the tires of ProCamera for iPhone today

Today, I’m in Seattle taking ProCamera by Daemgen.net for a test. My default camera app has been Camera Genius, despite its lack of a quality zoom. My default digital zoom lens app is the excellent …

Review: Zoom Lens app for iPhone. Real digital zoom comes to the iPhone!

September 23, 2009 – 5:26 pm |

Zoom Lens is the real deal. It does what it advertises and does it well.