Photographer Stuck in Vietnam After Flying with Recalled MacBook Pro – Photography Article

Here’s one last PSA for any photographer using a 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro made between September 2015 and February 2017: if you haven’t checked your serial number to see if your battery has been recalled, do so ASAP. Not only are you putting yourself in danger, you might end up stranded in a foreign country, like British travel photographer Julian Elliott. According to The Independent, Elliott is currently stuck in Vietnam because, after successfully flying into the country with his…

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Apple’s Night Mode Strikes the Right Balance of Technology & Art – Photography Article

Make no mistake, the new iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max smartphones from Apple are all about the camera system. From the new ultra-wide angel camera, to better Smart HDR, to Night Mode and beyond, Apple has gone to great lengths to catch up with the Google Pixel, and photographer Austin Mann thinks they’ve done it… and then some. Mann is an incredibly talented and successful photographer whose clients include Apple, Condé Nast, Nat Geo Traveler, Nike, and many more.…

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Apple is Trying to Trademark ‘Slofie’, the Slow Motion Selfie – Photography Article

Apple showed off slow-motion selfies at its iPhone 11 Pro unveiling this week and jokingly referred to them as “slofies.” But it turns out the company was more serious about the term than you may have thought — it has filed an application to trademark it. The trademark application, filed last Friday, aims to reserve the word “slofie” in connection with “downloadable computer software for use in capturing and recording video.” A new feature in the iPhone 11 series smartphones,…

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Apple is Adding a Triple Camera System to the Next iPad Pro – Photography Article

Apple didn’t announce a new iPad Pro at last week’s iPhone event, but it seems the company does have one in the wings. And according to the most recent leak, Apple is planning to double down on iPad photography by adding the iPhone 11 Pro’s triple camera system to the next iPad Pro. This tibdit comes from frequent (and reliable) Apple leaker Sonny Dickson, who obtained what he claims is a photo of “a final design mockup” of the upcoming…

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This Photographer Trio Recreated All of Apple’s Default macOS Wallpapers – Photography Article

Photographer and YouTuber Andrew Levitt recently teamed up with two friends—videographer Jacob Phillips and landscape photographer Taylor Gray—to try and recreate all of Apple’s default macOS wallpapers since they switched from big cats to iconic California locations… in a single week. In case you’re unfamiliar, MacOS 10.9 Mavericks represented a turning point for Apple. This is when the company switched from naming their operating systems after big cats, and began choosing names from natural landmarks and locations around California. We’ve…

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Here’s an Apple Ad for iPhone 11 Pro’s Triple-Camera System – Photography Article

Apple just released this 38-second commercial touting the benefits of the new triple-camera system found in the newly announced iPhone 11 Pro. The iPhone 11 Pro and its triple-camera system. The ad shows a photo shoot with a dog in a sci-fi-style wind tunnel. We see the different field-of-views that can be captured with the three cameras: The 2x view captured with the 12MP 52mm f/2 telephoto camera: The 1x view captured with the 12MP 26mm f/1.8 wide camera: The…

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The iPhone 11 Pro Features a New Triple Lens and Night Mode – Photography Article

Apple has just announced three new iPhones: the iPhone 11, the iPhone 11 Pro, and the iPhone 11 Pro Max. And, as usual, these iPhones come with new cameras and new camera technology. But will these new smartphones be enticing for photographers? And if you’re looking to purchase a new smartphone, should you grab an iPhone 11 Pro? Read on to find out. The iPhone 11 Pro Camera First things first: While Apple has announced three new iPhones, the iPhone…

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Discover The New iPhone 11 Camera Features – iPhone Photography Article

The brand new iPhone 11 models have been announced by Apple. And they feature the biggest camera upgrades ever! In this article, you’ll discover the amazing new camera features of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. Read on to find out how these new iPhone cameras will help you take better photos than ever before. And let us help you choose the best new iPhone camera for you! The New iPhone 11 Camera Features There…

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Apple Unveils iPhone 11 Pro with Triple Camera and ‘Deep Fusion’ Technology – Photography Article

In addition to the dual-camera, “entry-level” iPhone 11 that Apple introduced today, the electronics company also revealed the much-anticipated triple camera smartphone that everyone has been expecting. Called the iPhone 11 Pro, it is the first iPhone to get the “Pro” monicker previously reserved for the company’s computers. The iPhone 11 Pro will come in two flavors: a 5.8-inch iPhone 11 Pro and 6.5-inch iPhone 11 Pro Max. Both phones feature Apple’s latest A13 Bionic processor and an impressive new…

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Apple Reveals Entry-Level iPhone 11 with Dual Cameras and Night Mode – Photography Article

Today at a “Special Event” at Steve Jobs Theater, Apple revealed what it has in store for the much-leaked iPhone 11, and the news is good for smartphone photography lovers who were hoping Apple would catch up with Android phones like the Google Pixel 3. The iPhone 11 is the next generation of the entry-level iPhone XR model, and it adds much more capable photography features to what was previously a single-camera smartphone. The new dual-camera setup on the rear…

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ASUS’ New 1600-nit 4K ProArt Display Challenges Apple’s Pro Display XDR – Photography Article

Apple made a big splash with their Pro Display XDR, promising unmatched performance for creative professionals, but “unmatched” might no longer apply. ASUS just unveiled a new lineup of ProArt Displays at IFA 2019, including a beastly 32-inch, 1600-nit 4K HDR display that promises to go step-for-step with Apple. The ProArt Display PA32UCG is “the world’s first HDR 1600 and 120Hz variable-refresh rate professional display,” matching the Apple display’s blinding peak brightness of 1600 nits while increasing the refresh rate…

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NeuralCam Night Photo App Brings AI-Powered Low-Light Mode to iPhones – Photography Article

One area where Apple has been lagging behind its Android competition is low-light photography. Google’s NightSight and the Night Modes on other Android devices have been blowing away reviewers, so Halcyon Mobile stepped in and developed Neural Cam Night Photo: a third-party app that brings these capabilities to the iPhone. The Neural Cam Night Photo app works the same way as the competition, using AI and computational photography tech to combine multiple exposures into much cleaner and brighter low-light photos.…

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How One Photographer Won Apple’s Shot on iPhone Contest – Photography Article

Back in February, Apple announced the winners of its first-ever Shot on iPhone photo contest. Photographer Andrew Griswold was one of the 10 winners, and he’s now sharing a behind-the-scenes look at how he won the worldwide contest. Griswold, a full time art director and freelance commercial photographer based out of Indianapolis, Indiana, has launched a new podcast for creatives called Just Outside the Artboard, and for the first episode, he tells the story behind both the contest and his…

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Apple Goes After RED Over Key RAW Patent – Photography Article

Back in May, Apple quietly filed a legal petition to try and invalidate a key patent by cinema camera maker RED, and RED is not taking it lying down. The patent in question describes RED’s “REDCODE” codec for visually lossless, compressed 4K video at 23fps and above—one of the patents at the very core of RED’s history as a company and camera maker. The report originally surfaced on EOSHD, where Andrew Reid discusses the technical merits of each side’s argument,…

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$6,700 iMac Pro vs $5,700 PC – Photography Article

Pye Jirsa over at SLR Lounge recently published a Mac vs PC comparison that answers an important question for photographers: which is better for Adobe Lightroom Classic CC, a powerful iMac Pro or an equivalent custom-built PC? It’s important to note that this is not a straight-up Mac vs PC “shootout” that takes every variable into account vis-a-vis operating system, upgradability, etc. It’s just meant to pit a very powerful Apple computer against a very powerful custom built PC and…

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These are the Winners of the 2019 iPhone Photography Awards – Photography Article

The winners of the 12th annual iPhone Photography Awards have just been announced this morning, showing yet again that you can capture some pretty impressive imagery using just the device in your pocket. The winners include the Grand Prize Winner/Photographer of the Year; first, second and third place in that same category; and first, second and third place in 18 other categories including People, Landscapes, News-Events, Travel, Architecture, Children and more. Images were submitted by “thousands” of iPhone photographers from…

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Pixelmator Pro Extension Adds Layers, RAW Editing and More to Apple Photos – Photography Article

Earlier today, popular macOS Photoshop alternative Pixelmator Pro just released a major update. Pixelmator Pro 1.4 ‘Hummingbird’ adds a slew of useful new features, but the biggest news is the addition of an Apple Photos extension that turns Apple’s built-in photos app into a full-blown editing suite by integrating all of Pixelmator’s features. If you’re deeply ingrained in the Apple ecosystem, you know the benefits of using Apple Photos. iCloud syncing means that your photos are always up to date…

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iPhone 11 ‘Smart Frame’ Feature Will Let You Reframe Photos in Post: Report – Photography Article

By now it’s common knowledge that the upcoming iPhone 11—or whatever it ends up being called—will feature a triple camera design that adds a wide-angle camera to mix. But according to a new report, it’ll use that wide angle camera for a new feature called ‘Smart Frame’ that will let you adjust perspective after your photo has already been taken. 9 to 5 Mac‘s Guilherme Rambo published a slew of information about the upcoming smartphone earlier today, citing “people who’ve…

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Apple Kills Off the Last Non-Touchbar MacBook Pros, Discounts MacBook Air – Photography Article

Apple continued its trend of quietly updating its laptop lineup this week, releasing a few hardware updates for its MacBookPro and MacBook Air computers, while killing off the last of the non-touchbar MacBook Pro options. That’s right, if you want an old-fashioned keyboard with physical function keys, there is no longer a MacBook Pro model for you. If the loss of the function keys doesn’t bother you, the news is actually quite positive. Photographers who don’t need much in way…

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Apple Can Automatically ‘Correct’ Your Gaze in Video Calls on iOS 13 – Photography Article

iPhone users who have been testing the latest beta of iOS 13 have discovered a strange new feature. It’s called “FaceTime Attention Correction” and it uses automatic image manipulation to “fix” your gaze while video chatting. The feature does exactly what it sounds like. Even though you’re looking at the screen, not the front-facing camera, the person on the other end of the video chat sees you making direct eye-contact. It’s a little bizarre, as Will Sigmun, co-host of The…

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Apple’s MacBook Pro Battery Recall is No Joke, Here’s What Could Happen – Photography Article

A couple of weeks ago, Apple announced a recall of “a limited number” of Mid-2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pros because “the battery may overheat and pose a fire safety risk.” But if you thought that yours is probably fine and haven’t taken the time to check your serial yet, think again. As designer Steven Gagne recently discovered, the “fire safety risk” is very real. Apple announced the recall on Thursday, June 20th, and it was probably in response to reports…

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Apple Patents Watch Band with Built-In Camera – Photography Article

Apple has patented a new Apple Watch band that features a camera built into it. But unlike other bands with built-in cameras, this new Apple design allows the wearer to point the camera in all kinds of directions without having to bend the wrist. The patent (#10,331,083) is simply titled, “Watch band with optical sensor.” It was filed back in September 2016 but was just granted today. Instead of building the camera into the part of the band that hugs…

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Adobe Lightroom Lands in Apple’s Mac App Store – Photography Article

Adobe Lightroom is now available through Apple’s Mac App Store. It’s the first major Adobe Creative Cloud app to be made available in the app store, which was revamped when Apple launched macOS Mojave last year. The app is the new cloud-based Lightroom, not the popular desktop/laptop-centric app that was formerly known as Lightroom before being renamed to Adobe Lightroom Classic. Lightroom is a free download from the Mac App Store and is included in your plan if you subscribe…

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iPhone Portrait Tips by Magnum Photographer Christopher Anderson – Photography Article

Want to get creative with shooting portraits using just your smartphone? Apple made this 3-minute video with advice and inspiration for shooting iPhone portraits from award-winning Magnum photographer Christopher Anderson. “Award-winning photographer and photojournalist Christopher Anderson is known for his magnetic portraiture,” Apple says. “He strives for emotive and timely elements in his compositions. In this feature, Anderson shows us how to advance beyond technical precision to disrupt the portrait.” The video itself is in vertical orientation — it was…

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What’s New With the iPhone’s Camera and Photos Apps in iOS 13 – Photography Article

The 2019 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off in San Jose yesterday, and Apple made several major announcements (including the new Mac Pro and 6K display) during the keynote presentation. One of the unveilings was for iOS 13, and a number of big improvements are coming to the iPhone’s Camera and Photos apps. Portrait Lighting Apple is “taking portrait lighting to a new level.” There’s a brand new Camera Portrait Lighting effect called High-Key Mono. Portrait Lighting effects are now…

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iOS Camera Apps and Lens Comparisons – iPhone Photography Article

I wondered to what extent camera apps create different images of the exact same composition when using my iPhone X camera hardware. Do they all call the same hardware functions and therefore produce the exact same image? Or, do app-specific incantations exist that voodoo the image into existence creating variance in the rendered images of the same compositions? Unsure, I decided to conduct an experiment and write this post: iOS Camera Apps and Lens Comparisons. The Camera Apps and Location Used…

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Dapper Pony | iPhone Photographer – iPhone Photography Article

Dapper Pony Posted by David Pasillas on December 7, 2016 Posted in: iphoneography. Tagged: apple, apps, farm, horse, iPhone, iphone 7, iPhoneography, maine, new england, outdoors, photography, Photos, proshot, snapseed, snow, winter. I went for a walk around the farm, while it was snowing, the other day. I thought I was going to shoot the fresh snow on the trees, but some areas were too icy to risk walking through. Instead, my girlfriend and I took photos of some of…

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