Best Smartphone Cameras: Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia was looking to reinvent smartphone imaging when it released its Lumia 1020 and established a new benchmark with a 41-megapixel sensor. “We want to take people on a journey from capturing pictures to recording and sharing their lives,” said Stephen Elop, president and CEO, Nokia. “The Nokia Lumia 1020 will bring new meaning to more »

Best Smartphone Cameras: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX100

This unique, smartphone-attachable, lens-style point & shoot is the first in Sony’s new Cyber-shot QX camera series. In fact, it’s the world’s first pro-grade lens and sensor combo that clips to a smartphone, so you can shoot breathtaking, DSLR-quality photos on your phone and instantly share them online. The DSC-QX100 easily connects to your iOS more »

Sony QX Lens-Style Compact Cameras: Creative Photography for Mobile Devices

Merging the creative capabilities and image quality of a premium compact camera with the connectivity of a smartphone, Sony’s two “lens-style” QX series cameras are designed to bring “new levels of fun and creativity to the mobile photography experience.”   The Cyber-shot DSC-QX100 and DSC-QX10 utilize Wi-Fi connectivity to transform a connected smartphone into a more »

Panasonic Lumix Luminary Lounge

Discover Panasonic’s Social Community for Hybrid Photographers Panasonic launched the Lumix Luminary Lounge, a new social community for hybrid photographers where hybrid photography and other photo content will be hosted by Lumix Luminary photographers and sponsored by Panasonic. Panasonic is spreading the word about hybrid photography, the combination of still, video, and audio as a more »

SmugMug for Android: Upload, Manage and Browse

Due to the popularity of the SmugFolio app, widely viewed as the best Android app on the market for SmugMug users to upload, manage and browse SmugMug on the go, SmugMug acquired the third-party app and hired its developer, Brian Wood . Relaunched as SmugMug for Android, the app now includes the ability to browse SmugMug more »

To Smartphone or Not to Smartphone

More and more photos are taken with smartphones every year, so how can you make your smartphone work best for all your shooting needs… well you sort of can’t, but you can get some amazing photos from your smartphone that will help document your life in a way that was impossible before. Your camera will more »

Best Photo Apps

Camera Awesome (iOS) The wildly popular Camera Awesome replacement camera app, by SmugMug, has a low cost of entry into phoneography—it’s free. In addition to a host of composition, filter and editing functions, Camera Awesome does video, including a sort-of time machine; it captures five seconds worth of action before shooters actually start video recording. more »

Best Smartphone Cameras

Apple iPhone 5 From the company that started the smartphone craze and phoneography, the iPhone 5’s 8-megapixel imager is widely regarded as one of the best available in a smartphone. It boasts a redesigned five-element f/2.4 lens, a backside-illuminated sensor that’s protected by a sapphire lens crystal cover, and the Apple-designed A6 processor that Apple more »

Picfari Mobile Website and App Target Travel Photography

Picfari launched as a new website and free mobile app that are designed to appeal to anyone who loves to travel and take photos. The name itself is a moniker for a photo-driven travel tour. “For most of us, taking great, high-quality photos of our vacations is just as important a journey as the trip more »

Samsung Experience Shops Opening in Best Buy Stores

Samsung Electronics announced a unique relationship with Best Buy that enables you to explore, purchase, activate and service Samsung’s portfolio of mobile products, including connected cameras, and accessories. The Samsung Experience Shop will be installed in more than 1,400 Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile specialty stores across the U.S. beginning this month. By early more »

Bring the Power of Photoshop to Your Smartphone with Adobe’s New Photoshop Touch App

The new Adobe Photoshop Touch app, now optimized for the iPhone and iPod touch as well as Android smartphones is here and better than ever. Inspired by Photoshop Touch for tablets, the phone app brings core features of Photoshop desktop software to your mobile device and offers similar touch-based gestures and features. Adobe Photoshop Touch more »

Optrix XD5 Rugged Action Video Sports Housing for the iPhone

Optrix XD5 is an ultra-rugged camera-optimizing system for the iPhone 5 that empowers you to record wide-angle HD videos under harsh conditions. Optrix, designer of action video and sports specialty housings for the iPhone unveils this tough case that disasterproofs your iPhone 5. The XD5 an iPhone 5 camera system built for sports enthusiasts by more »