Qualcomm's innovations power some of the most powerful cameras in the smartphone realm. We sat down with Judd Heape, senior director of product management for the company's camera division, to discuss what the future holds for mobile photography and videography.
The term "pixel binning" is gaining more attention, particularly with flagship smartphones using it to help improve low-light photography, but does it actually work, or is it more hype than actual substance? Here's what it is and how it works.
Adobe takes its photo-editing prowess and applies it to an app dedicated to snapping images using filters and AI-powered features for anyone with a compatible phone to capture scenes with artistry in mind.
The camera records in 1080p resolution. It uses infrared LEDs to record in low lighting conditions. The lens also has a 115-degree horizontal field of view so it can record quite a lot. There's two-way audio and adjustable motion detection.
Chromebooks can edit photos just as easily as any laptop, especially if all you need to do is just crop a photo or tweak something you took on your phone. Here are just a few of the many ways to edit photos on a Chromebook.
From adjusting internal settings to taking advantage of manual controls and using optional accessories, there are all kinds of ways to shoot better-looking video with the cameras sitting in your pocket.
Smartphone cameras encode all sorts of information into a picture's metadata: the type of phone, the exact time, and even the GPS coordinates the photo was taken at. If you don't want to give up your location through your photo history, here's how to strip the geotags out of your pictures.
Your phone's camera may have many features and modes. If you see Pro or Manual among them, then you have a powerful tool you can utilize to take your mobile photography further. The settings give you DSLR-like adjustments over composition for more precise control over how you want the shot to look.
Every time your smartphone takes a photo, it does a lot of post-processing on the backend, but what if you were to take those matters into your own hands instead. That's the advantage of shooting in RAW, where you can use editing apps to work with pure unprocessed visual data to get the best possible image.
The Galaxy S20 and OnePlus 8 both have triple camera arrays, but Samsung and OnePlus went in different directions for the individual lenses in those systems. Both phones take great photos, but in the end one is more well-rounded and versatile than the other.
If you're looking to take a photo before you dig in to that sumptuous meal sitting in front of you, consider how you're going to compose that image. Good food photography takes some thought and good habits to make the dish look delicious, and they're not hard to follow whenever you want to truly capture a culinary delight.
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You may take a lot of photos on your phone at any given time or situation, but you may not realize how poor some of them are because of common errors. Your smartphone's camera is probably capable of so much more, but to get there, you need to remember some fundamentals and make use of the tools available to you.
Night and low-light conditions are some of the most challenging to shoot photos in, and more often than not, you may end up with something between just okay or downright terrible. Don't give up just yet — there are ways to boost your phone's low-light photography to new heights.
Taking a selfie may be spontaneous or planned, but making it a good shot doesn't have to be as challenging when following a good set of rules to set it up. Wherever you go, and however you want to go about capturing yourself and your surroundings, a better way to do it is in your hands.
Every smartphone is equipped with an LED flash designed to help light up a scene when you need it while taking a photo, except this common feature is deeply flawed and limited in its ability. For a good photo, you'll be better off avoiding it altogether, or risk the likelihood of capturing something that looks washed out and unnatural.