Robert Capa said “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.”
Samsung is looking to add some bulk to your pocket with the Galaxy S4 Zoom. Essentially, it’s the Galaxy S4 outfitted with an 10x optical zoom lens and a beefier flash.
So is it a camera that’s also a phone or the other way around? We’ll never know.
Photo Hack Day is when photo fans/developers get together for 24 hours and figure out how to hack the planet, or rather how to manipulate APIs to do cool photo stuff!
We picked some of our favorites from the day:
- Snapcat - A game of ‘catch’ that snaps a photo of your cat every time it paws your screen.
- Ambeer - An app that analyzes your photos and turns the dominant colors into a pretty light show.
- Pickle - A Chrome extension that translates words in other languages by showing you photos of that word.
Use old film negatives or colored gels to create your own DIY photo filters. This trick works great with the magnets on our magnetic cell lenses http://bit.ly/9wINVu
For a cool new perspective, try sticking your phone in the back of your freezer with a fisheye lens. You can use an app with a timer, like the one found in Camera+, or use your headphones as a remote trigger to capture that shot. Grab your own lenses at http://bit.ly/9wINVu
Analogue + Digital = One amazing gizmo!
The Smartphone Film Scanner brings your 35mm into the digital world. Simply mount your smartphone, slide in your film, use a free app to invert the colors and snap a pic! It works with iPhones, Androids and any 35mm negatives.
Go from film to masterful tumblr post in a matter of seconds. It’s even easier than pie.
New iOS 7 Photo Updates!
Apple’s announced new photo features coming with the new iOS 7 update. Here’s what you can look forward to —
- Photo filters & square ratio options in the Camera app
- Moments organizes your photos according to time & date
- PhotoStream lets others share your photos, share comments
- AirDrop makes sharing photos easy, select a photo, and tap a friend to share
Photos via Michael Hession
Kai Schaefer is quite the record junkie. But instead of archiving his LPs in an endless stack of boxes, Kai created his own visual database. 100 of the epic prints are on display at the Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles from June 8 to July 13.