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The age of the vertically shot blockbuster is upon us

The age of the vertically shot blockbuster is upon us

Phones and vertical video viewing are forcing filmmakers to make content that fits how we tend to use technology.
Hands-on: Adobe Photoshop Camera uses AI to redefine mobile photo editing

Hands-on: Adobe Photoshop Camera uses AI to redefine mobile photo editing

Adobe's upcoming smartphone camera software uses machine learning and image segmentation to automatically create images that once required human retouching.

Google explains the science behind the Pixel 4's Portrait Mode

Google's latest flagship phone, the Pixel 4, is renowned for its exceptional camera software. If you're curious about how that was achieved, Google has revealed more about how Portrait Mode works,
Pixel Tips teardown points to Google Pay in power menu, background blurring for Duo, automatic Call Screening, and more

Pixel Tips teardown points to Google Pay in power menu, background blurring for Duo, automatic Call Screening, and more

You might think on-boarding applications like Pixel Tips are annoying and don't bring much value to advanced users, but as it turns out, the app hides a few unannounced features in its code. A

Snapchat’s 3D Camera Mode lands exclusively on iPhones with Face ID

Snapchat just added another cool feature to distinguish it from Instagram but you’ll need to have one of the newest iPhones to use it. A new 3D Camera Mode is rolling out to users today, allowing you

How to use iOS 13’s new High-Key Mono Portrait Lighting effect

High-Key Light Mono is the first Portrait Lighting effect worth using. Here's what it is why you'll love this new iOS 13 feature. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
iPhone 11 Will Have Pet Portrait Mode for Endless Glamour Shots of Your Furry Friends

iPhone 11 Will Have Pet Portrait Mode for Endless Glamour Shots of Your Furry Friends

If you’re a pet owner, chances are that a quick scroll through your iPhone Photos app will reveal a ton of pictures of your furry friend(s). Well, then the upcoming release of the iPhone 11 is sure to

iPhone’s Portrait mode just keeps getting better

Fashion and portrait photographer Richard Avedon produced a legendary body of black-and-white work, much of which involved isolating subjects against a pure, shadowless white backdrop. He shot many of
Portrait Mode on iPhone 11 Works With Objects and Pets

Portrait Mode on iPhone 11 Works With Objects and Pets

Portrait Mode on the new iPhone 11 works with not only human faces, but also objects and pets, according to Apple. Apple's sample photos of Portrait Mode on the iPhone 11 From the iPhone 11
OnePlus 7 Pro gets wide-angle and telephoto video on Android 10, plus more camera options in other modes

OnePlus 7 Pro gets wide-angle and telephoto video on Android 10, plus more camera options in other modes

A much-requested feature is hiding inside the Android 10 update for the OnePlus 7 Pro. Starting with Developer Preview 5, the 7 Pro picked up the ability to capture video with all three cameras,

How to get Portrait mode-style depth of field with any iPhone or iPad

Focos 2 lets you turn any photo into a blurred-background Portrait-style photo. See Focos depth of field feature in action. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

How to remove the background from your Portrait photos

Use the Focos app to remove backgrounds from your Portrait mode photos with a simple slider. Then you can save them as transparent PNGs. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Google is making it easier to shoot proper portraits on Chromebooks

For all the odd souls out there who love taking photos with their tablets, Google's latest Chrome OS update is a big one. In addition to adding centralized music controls and support for virtual

7 new Samsung features Apple should steal

Samsung’s new lineup of smartphones, tablets and notebooks were on full display today during the company’s Unpacked event for the Galaxy Note 10 in Brooklyn. Instead of waiting for Apple to introduce
How to take bokeh photos: The beginner’s guide to better blur

How to take bokeh photos: The beginner’s guide to better blur

To some photographers, bokeh is a sought-after aspect of a photograph; to others, it's a buzzword that just won't die. But there's no denying that, when used correctly, bokeh can help your photos and

What’s new in iOS 13 beta 2

iOS 13 and iPadOS beta 2 still aren't ready for daily use, but they bring new features and fixes. See what's new in the latest Apple betas. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple shows how to disrupt portrait photos in new video

Apple serves up a master crash course on how to take better Portrait Mode photos in its latest ad, courtesy of photographer Christopher Anderson. A lot of times Apple’s tutorial type of videos are
Samsung made a vertical TV for watching smartphone videos

Samsung made a vertical TV for watching smartphone videos

So it’s come to this. After years of letter boxes and angry commenters, the electronics world is finally giving in and developing hardware designed to view vertical videos. Time to pack it in, the

Portrait mode remains miraculous — but frustrating — on iPhone XS [Opinion]

The iPhone XS Portrait Mode revolutionized mobile photography, but it’s often frustrating to use, fickle, and unreliable. But if you want to taker portraits with your iPhone, tough. You have little

Apple shows us how to make the most of iPhone’s camera features

Apple has published a bunch of new how-to videos showcasing features like Depth Control, photo search, and Portrait mode on iPhone. The short clips will help you make the most of the camera on your