iPhoneography

How to remove unwanted objects from photos with TouchRetouch

TouchRetouch Before and After Outside

Don’t you just love it when you snap an awesome photo with your iPhone only to discover that there’s something in it making it not so awesome?

Maybe it’s a memorable family photo at the beach where a passerby decided to photobomb you. Or, it could be a delipidated building messing up a gorgeous skyline picture. Sure, you can open the photo on your computer when you have time and use software like Photoshop to fix the image. But, there’s a quicker way.

TouchRetouch ($1.99) is an app that lets you remove objects, cover up blemishes, and get rid of lines in your photos, right on your iPhone. This way, you can edit your pictures in a few taps and send them via text message or post them on social media within minutes.

Here’s how to remove unwanted objects, and more, from your photos with TouchRetouch.

The best camera apps for the iPhone X

2018 iPhone Photography Award winners

One of the best features on the iPhone X is the camera. It is the best iPhone camera to date, with exclusive features like the wider aperture and OIS on the tele lens. We scourged the App Store to find the best apps for shooting photos and videos that have been updated for the iPhone X, and this is what we found.

How is a DxOMark score calculated anyway?

In the past few years, it seems as if the unveiling of new phones has been accompanied by a new name in specification bragging rights. If you follow smartphone announcements or if you have seen any number of introductory headlines in passing, there is a fair chance you have heard the name DxOMark.

Create impressive HDR photos with your iPhone and Aurora HDR

Smartphones have come a long way over the years. With advanced mobile technology we also have amazing and powerful apps. It’s the combination of these two that makes taking great photos with our phones possible. But when it comes to HDR photography, what do you do if you don’t own a camera or you left it at home? Why not use your iPhone for HDR?

We always have our phones with us these days. This means if you’re out and about and want to take a few photos, this is where your iPhone can give you amazing results when it comes to capturing and creating HDR photos.

After all, the iPhone is arguably the most popular camera in the world. Maybe the popular saying is correct: “The best camera is the one you have with you.”

In this post we will use a couple apps to create impressive HDR photos. We will first shoot photos on iPhone using an app called PureShot, and then we will edit these photos using Aurora HDR for Mac.

How to add Live Photos to your Instagram stories

Instagram has added the option to upload Live Photos shot on iPhone and turn them into Boomerangs, all this from within the app itself. The only limitation at present time is that Live Photos can only be used in your stories (not in your main Instagram feed), although this may change in the future.

In this post, I will show you how to turn your Live Photos into Boomerangs in your Instagram stories.

Beautiful iPhone 7 photos show New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world

New Year's Eve may be over, but Apple invites you to relive the festivities with these beautiful iPhone 7 photos. According to CNN, the Cupertino company partnered with 15 photographers to highlight NYE celebrations from around the world using iPhone 7 and 7 Plus devices.

In the above photo, taken by noted writer and iPhone photographer Samah El Ali, you can see fireworks going off above the Sydney Harbour Bridge at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Australia. And below, photographer John Lehmann's image captures the party scene in Vancouver.

How to remove the green dot that sometimes shows on your iPhone photos

Have you ever shot a photo of a beautiful sunset and later realized there was a green dot in the middle of it, ruining it all? Fortunately, there is a way to easily remove that green spot from your iPhone photos.

In this post, I will explain what the green spot is, how you can prevent it from appearing to begin with, and how to remove that green dot from your existing photos.