Digital Photo Software

Google Lens: 10 great ways to run a search on things in the real world

You spot an appealing product at a store, an interesting animal in nature, an unusual dish on a menu, an intriguing landmark in another country, or a fascinating painting in a museum. And you want to learn more about that item or object. Normally, you might run a regular Google search. But in this case, you may not know what to search for. That's where Google Lens can help.

Using Google Lens on your phone, you... Read More »

Topics: Digital Photo Software , Android Software , iOS Software

Instagram Stories new 'Close Friends' lets you control who you share with

Instagram Stories has become one of the main avenues for celebrities and regular users alike to share videos with fans and friends. But if you're a little camera shy and would like to keep your videos personal, Instagram has a new feature just for you.

With the new "Close Friends" feature, which goes into effect today for all users, people can make Instagram Stories and only share them with a select group of friends. Once you have compiled your list of... Read More »

Topics: Digital Photo Software , Android Software , iOS Software

Instagram kicks off crackdown on fake followers, likes, and comments

Instagram users who turn to certain third-party apps to artificially increase their audience are now on the radar of the popular photo and video sharing site.

SEE: The Best Mobile Internet Apps -- After Your Browser

In a new blog post, Instagram announced that it has started to remove fake likes, follows, and comments from accounts that use third-party apps to boost their popularity. Calling this type of behavior bad for the community, Instagram is alerting the users of such... Read More »

Topics: Digital Photo Software , Social Networking Software , Android Software , iOS Software

Google Pixel phones get 'Night Sight' mode for better low-light photos

Smartphone users who've tried to snap photos of scenes with little or no lighting know that can be a frustrating experience. Even with flash enabled or your phone on a tripod, you may end up with a fuzzy, grainy image that's just not worth keeping. Well, Google has a trick up its sleeve to improve photos taken in virtual darkness.

SEE: Take, Edit, and Share Photos with the Best Mobile Photo Apps

Now rolling out to all three generations of... Read More »

Topics: Digital Photo Software , Android Software

Adobe shows off full version of Photoshop on iPad Pro at Apple Event

The second Apple Event introduced the latest MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and iPad Pro. The new iPad Pro -- the thinnest iPad ever -- packs more pixels in a bigger display.

The new iPad focuses more on creativity and display.The new iPad will feature Adobe Photoshop CC in full. Adobe's Jamie Myrold gave a demonstration of the device's abilities for creatives.

Myrold used the new Apple Pencil to dive into pixel-level precision and, with a simple... Read More »

Topics: Apps And Software , Digital Photo Software , Graphic Design Software , iOS Software , Video Software

Snap Camera spices up Windows and Mac video chats with Snapchat lenses

Want to make yourself look like a puppy dog, a devil, or an extraterrestrial in your video chats? You can now do that on your desktop or laptop computer via a new program from Snap called Snap Camera.

SEE: Filter your videos with these apps

Newly available for Windows and the macOS, Snap Camera taps into Snapchat's existing array of augmented reality filters, or lenses. You've long been able to play with such lenses in the Snapchat app on your mobile... Read More »

Topics: Digital Photo Software , Social Networking Software , Windows Software , Mac Software

Instagram now lets you video chat with up to six people

Do you have half a dozen friends you'd like to group video chat with? Instagram can help.

SEE: The Best Mobile Internet Apps -- After Your Browser

With the latest version of the Instagram app for iOS, Android, and Windows 10, you can call up to six people to join you in a group video chat, according to an updated help page from the photo and video sharing network. The new number is a bump up from... Read More »

Topics: Communications , Digital Photo Software , Social Networking Software , Android Software , iOS Software

Google's enhanced Pixel 3 camera app rolling out to Pixel 1 and 2 phones

Pixel 1 and 2 owners who have a case of Pixel 3 envy will at least be able to enjoy one benefit previously exclusive to the latest phone.

SEE: Take, Edit, and Share Photos with the Best Mobile Photo Apps

The Google Camera app built into the Pixel 3 is now making its way to the Pixel 1 and Pixel 2 phones. With the updated Google Camera 6.1, not all the camera app features found in the Pixel 3 will wend... Read More »

Topics: Digital Photo Software , Android Software

Adobe Photoshop app for iPad coming in 2019

Photoshop users yearning for a full version of the software to use on an iPad tablet will have their wish fulfilled next year.

SEE: Edit Your Images Like a Pro With These Photo-Editing Apps

At its Adobe Max Creativity Conference, Adobe said that it will release a version of Photoshop for the iPad with the same "power and precision" as the desktop version. Photoshop CC for the iPad will let users open and modify PSD files using the familiar... Read More »

Topics: Graphic Design Software , Digital Photo Software , iOS Software

Moment is the photo app you need to create better images on your phone

Almost everyone has a smartphone and, to some extent, uses its camera for things like snapshots of an awesome dinner out of the town, for selfies at a fun local event, and -- my favorite -- for images of the morning sunrise or evening sunset. We usually grab these shots with the stock camera app on our smartphone. But for the creatives at heart, using specialized camera apps are the way to go... Read More »

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