iPhone XS vs. iPhone X

My name is Sebastiaan de With, and I’m the co-founder and designer of the iPhone camera app Halide. Some reviewers with advance access to the iPhone XS have been kind enough to share technical readouts of the new phones with our team, detailing several camera hardware specs. After some analysis, we can now give you […]

16 of the Best Apps for Landscape Photography

In this article, I’ll share my top 16 favorite apps that I use almost every time I have to plan a photography session, a photo trip, or a complex spot with a long hike in the mountain to get there.

Announced: #LiveIRL With Canon U.S.A.s New IVY Mini Photo Printer

With the Push of a Smartphone Button through the Canon Mini Print App×3 Photos and Stickers in Seconds MELVILLE, N. Y. , April 19, 2018 Todays consumers are increasingly looking for unique ways to seamlessly blend their personal online brand and real life persona.

Reexamining the Smartphone vs Real Camera Debate

It seems like photographers are constantly having to justify their use of dedicated cameras these days, especially with the impressive results capable in todays smartphone cameras. But where does this debate really sit, are cameras returning to a time when only serious hobbyists and professionals bothered owning one?

Apple Apologizes for Slowing Down Aging iPhones

Apple has just issued a public apology for slowing down aging iPhones. The company originally admitted to the slowdown last week, sparking outrage and a flurry of lawsuits against the company. Last week, after iPhone users on Reddit shared how their iPhones had miraculously become fast again after receiving a battery replacement, Apple admitted that […]

How Portrait Mode Works and How It Compares to an $8,000 Camera

Dual cameras have become ubiquitous in the smartphone world, and with them has emerged a new technique for simulating a shallow depth of field — the feature commonly called Portrait Mode. This 10-minute video from Marques Brownlee explains how it works, and it also pits Portrait Mode on an iPhone X, Note 8, and Pixel […]

Googles Best In Class Smartphone Camera Is About To Get Better

There is no doubt that what Google has done with the camera system in their new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones is nothing short of amazing, and believe it or not, it's about to get even better. Despite the rocky launch of Googles latest flagship phones, many issues have been fixed and others are soon to be, but the one common theme of every review out there has been the quality of the camera.

Googles Best In Class Smartphone Camera is About to Get Better

There is no doubt that what Google has done with the camera system in their new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones is nothing short of amazing, and believe it or not, it's about to get even better. Despite the rocky launch of Googles latest flagship phones, many issues have been fixed and others are soon to be, but the one common theme of every review out there has been the quality of the camera.

Moment Announces New iPhone X Cases, Now Available

Moment has been making a name for themselves with their high quality mobile phone addon lens solutions for various smart phones. In fact, very recently they were a headline product launched alongside Googles latest flagship phone, and now Moment is getting onboard with Apples latest offering The iPhone X

This Neural Network Enhances Phone Photos to DSLR-Quality

Want to turn your smartphone snapshots into DSLR-quality photos? A group of scientists in Switzerland is trying to help make that possible. They’ve created a neural network that aims to automatically enhance low-quality phone snapshots into “DSLR-quality photos.

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro Has Dual Leica Lenses and AI Photo Features

Huawei just unveiled two new smartphones, the Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro. The phones include the world’s first Kirin AI processor as well as dual Leica cameras. Both versions of the smartphone come with the new Kirin 970 processor, featuring AI enhancements which provide a “faster, more customized process.” It also has an […]

Samsungs New Dual Pixel Sensor to Help Spread Portrait Mode

First launched in the iPhone 7 Plus, Apple’s ‘Portrait Mode’ uses depth data from dual rear cameras to generate faux blur for a shallow depth-of-field effect. Google’s new Pixel 2 has a similar mode that’s done with a single “dual pixel” sensor.

Google and Moment Announce Moment For Pixel 2 Case At Launch

This is not really anything new, but one of the biggest ways that the big phone makers are setting their products apart from each other is through their cameras and imaging technologies. This trend again reared its head at Googles launch of the Pixel 2, where they teamed up with Moment to have a specialized Moment for Pixel 2 case specifically for smartphone photographers.

Common Mobile Photography Mistakes and How to Fix Them

If there's one thing photographers of all experience levels agree upon, it can sometimes be tough to create a beautiful photograph with a mobile phone. Luckily, the most common photo fails are getting easier to fix as smartphone technology improves.

Shooting 4K Log on the iPhone with Filmic Pro

Sometimes people ask me why I started shooting videos on a phone and the answer is not that easy. I believe the best camera is the one we always have with us, in our pocket. Maybe it’s not the most powerful of course, but at least we can bring it with us all the time. […]

Kodak Ektra is a Smartphone Designed for Photographers

Kodak today announced a new smartphone called the Ektra that’s designed for photographers. The phone features imaging and editing capabilities that will help photography lovers to capture the photos they envision.

Huawei Launches First Photo Contest Co-Judged by a Phone AI

Huawei has announced the world’s photography competition to be co-judged by artificial intelligence on a phone. It’s called the “Spark a RenAIssance Photo Challenge.” In addition to being evaluated by a professional Leica photographer, every photo is first judged by the Huawei P20 aPro smartphone. When the P20 Pro was announced back in March 2018, […]

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Has Best Camera Among Smartphones: DxOMark

The new Samsung Galaxy S9+ officially packs the best smartphone camera ever tested by DxOMark. The camera equipment testing lab just published its review today, and the S9+ received a top score of 99, placing it above the Google Pixel (98) and iPhone X (97).

RED Unveils a $1,200 Phone Thats a Holographic Media Machine

The cinema camera company RED just made a huge announcement: its first smartphone. The new RED Hydrogen One is an Android OS smartphone that’s being referred to as a “holographic media machine” for viewing and capturing “multi-dimensional” imagery.

I Shot an Entire NFL Game with an iPhone 7

My name is Shawn Hubbard, and I’m the team photographer of the Baltimore Ravens football team in the NFL. Ive always loved the challenge of shooting with a camera phone. For years my Instagram feed was iPhone only and I only followed users who abided by the same rule because of the appreciation I have […]

iPhone 7 vs Leica M9-P: A Side-by-Side Photo Comparison

How does the camera quality of Apple’s latest flagship smartphone compare to Leica’s high-end digital rangefinders? Respected Japanese street photographer Shin Noguchi decided to find out by shooting the same scenes and then comparing them side-by-side.

How I Lit a Photo Using Only Candles and iPhone Flashlights

This article is about how you don’t always need fancy lights for photo shoots: I recently shot the outdoor nighttime fantasy photo above, titled “The SpellBinder” and featuring Kara Markley, using only the light from candles and iPhone flashlights.

Huawei Caught Faking Smartphone Photo with a DSLR (Again)

The Chinese smartphone giant Huawei has been caught passing off DSLR photos as examples of what its smartphone camera can do. And it might have gotten away with the deception were it not for an Instagram slip-up by the actress in the ad.

OPPOs Find X Smartphone Features a Hidden Pop-Up Camera

The Chinese electronics company OPPO has just unveiled a new smartphone called the Find X. Featuring an edge-to-edge display covering 93.8% of the front, the Find X avoids having an iPhone X-style notch through an unusual design choice: the front-facing camera module is hidden and pops out of the top of the phone. When a […]

Shootout: Samsung Galaxy vs Google Pixel vs Apple iPhone

Its been a few years now since smartphones became legitimate tools for professional photography. While a DSLR or high-end mirrorless is almost certainly the preferred choice, phone camera quality has reached the point where it can be used in many situations.

Huawei P20 Pro vs Canon 5DS R: Im Stunned

The new Huawei P20 Pro smartphone boasts what Huawei claims is the best-ever smartphone camera. It has a combination of three sensors with individual lenses, a 40-megapixel (yes!) 1/1. 7-inch color sensor (significantly larger than the 1/2.