Shooting with your Android camera is usually great, but third-party apps can pack a punch in places you didn’t even know you needed! There are apps that provide manual controls for everything, and others that provide editing features while you're taking pictures.
Digital photo frames might sound so early 2000s, but they are making a comeback thanks to new features like remote app control and cloud connectivity. There are some truly cool new digital photo frames that are ideal for mounting on the wall, gifting to grandma, or setting up on your living room shelf so you can display many photos instead of just one.
There's a new rule that says phone makers can't use the Android camera APIs to alter facial appearances in Android 11. Good thing there are plenty of other ways to do it and phone makers are probably already using them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shooting portraits with your phone is easy enough to do, but making them stand out from others takes some thought. Making use of both your phone's camera features and the environment around you can help turn an otherwise standard photo into a striking image that draws emotion or tells a story.
Moment's Camera Pro app for Android is losing support today. While the app will remain in the Play Store, it will no longer receive any updates. The firm blames the proliferation of different Android OEMs with different camera configurations.