photography Stories December 23, 2020

Tested: Smartta SliderMini 2, for smooth panning video shots

The Smartta SliderMini 2 is a portable, motorized, iPhone-controlled version of a piece of film-making kit that is usually none of those things. It can be used with anything from an iPhone to a mirrorless camera to a DSLR …

photography Stories February 18, 2020

Today PolarPro launched its LiteChaser Pro photo and video kits for the iPhone 11 with special introductory pre-order pricing. The kits feature a specialized case that can accommodate a detachable grip, along with either a circular polarizer or variable ND filter.

If you currently use or aspire to use your iPhone for serious photography or videography, then these kits might come in handy. Watch our hands-on video walkthrough for more details. expand full story

photography Stories September 26, 2019

iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro introduce a new Night mode feature for capturing impossible low light shots that wouldn’t be usable otherwise. The telephoto lens on new Max models also captures more light without Night mode thanks to its ƒ/2.0 aperture compared to ƒ/2.4 on iPhone XS Max.

Both camera improvements make the iPhone 11 lineup ideal for catching a memorable photo in a dark concert venue, and the standard wide lens is no slouch. The awesome music and travel photographer Ryan Russell has the shot to prove it.

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photography Stories August 30, 2019

A quick play this week with NeuralCam suggested it might be in with a shot of being the best iPhone camera app for night shots — but I needed to put that to the test.

I did a comparison with five other camera apps — including the stock one — to see how each fared with two different types of night shot…

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photography Stories August 27, 2019

NeuralCam is an iPhone app that aims to bring to the iPhone the kind of ultra-low-light capabilities we’ve seen in some recent Android smartphones.

Modern iPhones have gotten better and better at handling low-light photos. I put that to the test soon after I got my iPhone X, and wrote then about how impressed I was when testing it on some after-sunset shots…

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photography Stories March 25, 2019

Darkroom is an approachable yet powerful photo editor on the iPhone and, as of version 4.0, the iPad where it really shines. Darkroom 4.1 is out today with a collection of new features that help extend the app across iOS.

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