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 »

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 »

Create Prints and Photo Gifts with Shutterfly’s New iPhone App

Shutterfly has completely redesigned it’s iPhone photo app to combine photo storage, viewing and photo gift creation in one place—right from your iPhone. Using the Shutterfly app, you can create personalized gifts in minutes.  You can choose a photo and then viewing an instant preview of the photo on one of the app’s 30 gift more »

Tamron Lenses & How-To App for Android and iPhone

Tamron USA Inc. has launched the Tamron Lenses & How-To App for Android and iPhone devices. The app is a handy how-to along with a Tamron product reference guide all on the convenience of your device. This app is useful for photographers who are out in the field shooting and would like a quick tip more »


Why the Nexus 7 is Not a Tablet for Photography Enthusiasts

Google’s 7″ tablet, the Nexus 7, released recently and reviewers have been singing its praises as an extremely powerful Android device for a low cost. I have been using it, and it is one of the best Android experiences out there. But for the photography enthusiast, is this a device worth using? First, the obvious more »

Aviary Photo Editor: There Is Such a Thing as a Free Photo Editor!

Aviary is a photo editing app so good, it’s hard to believe that it’s free. It is true though, this iOS and Android photo editor is a great choice for those looking to edit photos on the go without paying anything. When launching Aviary, a carousel of recent photos is available, with the ability to more »

Five iPhone Apps for the Photographer on the Run

I travel…A LOT. Between driving three states away to visit my wife in middle-of-nowhere Iowa to hitting various conferences, my car and I spend a lot of time together. This also means I get to use my iPhone as a tool to help me in my photographic endeavors. Let’s look at five tools I fiercely more »

Tamron MyPhotoExhibits App Review

Tamron’s MyPhotoExhibits (MPE) app for iPad is an innovative way for photographers looking to showcase your favorite images in a unique, free online venue. Unlike traditional static online galleries, Tamron’s SoHo-like MPE interface, available at, allows you to create customizable 3D exhibits with a vibrant interactive experience. The MyPhotoExhibits iPhone and iPad apps  offer more »

Fotor Review: The Unique Features Make The Case For This iPhone App

Fotor is a photography app for iPhone that does a lot of the baiscs: effects, basic editing tools, but its collection of specialty features is what makes this a high quality choice for iPhoneographers. FX and Frame contains dozens of frames and filtered effects for photographs to take advantage of, and should be satisfying for more »

ProCamera: The Little App That Does Just About Everything

Pro Camera is an app that does a lot. Where many apps are happy to be enhanced photography apps, or provide video capture options, or just scan those QR codes that advertisers love, ProCamera does all that. The interface takes great advantage of limited screen space to deliver plenty of control without needing to enable more »


ProCapture: A Replacement for the Default Camera App on Android?

A lot of the photography apps out there focus on what happens after the photo is taken. Sure, they might support taking photos in the app, but that’s generally just a means to an end of capturing the photos. ProCapture is all about capturing the initial photo in advanced ways that the default camera app more »

PicShop Review: A Photo App for iOS and Android That Has Everything and the Kitchen Sink

The first thing to say about PicShop is that this feels like a glitch in the matrix when used on iOS. See, it decides to use Android-style menus even on iOS, and the Roboto font present in the newest version of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich, is used throughout the app. It’s kind of unsettling, even more »