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Smartphone Camera Product Photography Tips: Lighting Dos and Don’ts

Without light, there’s no picture. For taking photos with your smartphone, even the best angles and background take a backseat to lighting considerations. You can easily produce professional level images using simple lighting techniques. Whether it’s shots of food, products, or your dog, these rules help you create great photography. As part of the our

How to Fix Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Camera Issues [Part 1]

If there’s one thing that makes smartphones attractive, it’s the camera feature. The camera has become an integral part of any phone today that it is unthinkable to have a snartphone without the ability to capture moments of our lives. As phone-mounted cameras become the norm, camera hardware and apps have also become sophisticated creating more and

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Update to Snapseed app on Android brings RAW image editing support

Google’s #Snapseed app for #Android is one of the highly rated photo editing applications on the platform. What makes it even better is the fact that it comes directly from #Google, which means the team behind it knows exactly what the Android users want. The application has now received a new update, which finally brings

Smartphone Portraits and Selfies in Mixed Lighting Scenario

In this article we setup a smartphone portraiture scenario in mixed lighting setup and test the capabilities of the smartphone camera in shooting print quality images.  Overzealous DSLR and Point & Shoot camera owners would not even think twice before saying that the ‘humble’ smartphone is a no-match when it comes to serious photography. In reality,

Solutions For Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Camera Issues [Part 1]

Hardware-wise, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is a beast. The photography department is especially terrific for its class with its rear camera packing 1/2.6-inch 16MP BSI CMOS image sensor and F2.2 maximum aperture. The front sports a 3.7MP camera paired with a fast F1.9 maximum aperture that translates to excellent selfies. Pair those with the phone’s rich 5.7-inch 2560×1440

Best contemporary HD (720p) Android smartphones

Quad HD handheld display resolution is overkill, and everybody knows that. Including the device manufacturers trying so hard to sell the “feature” as something that’s not – useful and groundbreaking. Well, yeah, sure, it’s innovative and all on paper, but the end consumer needs a magnifying glass to tell the difference between 1,920 x 1,080

Android Photography: Still Life Up Close

My wife is a food blogger, and when going somewhere with the intention of taking pictures, she packs her DSLT. Unfortunately, there are occasions when a photo opportunity comes up, and she does not have a dedicated camera.  Needless to say, a DSLT is a bulky device and she simply cannot bring it anywhere, everyday. What

Top 3 Free Android Apps For Photography

One of the best things about owning a smartphone is that you can customize it to perform any way you want to by simply installing apps on it. Some people make their smartphones as their gaming center while others their music hub. Most people however will say that they rely heavily on their smartphones for