Photography

Halide developers highlight the camera ‘superpower’ of the new iPad Pro

The new iPad Pro lineup is here. Both the 11- and 12.9-inch iPad Pro offer some noteworthy changes over the models they replace, with the larger of the two picking up the all-new mini-LED display.

However, it turns out that Apple did some tweaking of the front-facing camera system to make sure that it really stands out, especially with the ultra-wide and the company's new Center Stage feature. According to the folks over at Lux, who developed the mega-popular camera app Halide, Apple's new front-facing camera system in the new iPad Pro lineup is basically a superpower.

The best iPhone camera and photography tips

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You may not be a complete novice when it comes to capturing photos with your iPhone camera. But you may not be an expert either. If you fall somewhere in between and want to take your photos to the next level, we have some terrific tips for iPhone photography.

How to avoid lens flare when using your iPhone camera

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Have you noticed spots or lines in the photos you capture with your iPhone camera? Maybe you picked up the iPhone Pro Max for the beauty of the camera and pictures it takes. But are disappointed with those imperfections in your pictures. Or perhaps you’ve just recently noticed these blemishes in your photos. Either way, what you’re experiencing is likely lens flare.

Lens flare is basically caused by light reflections on your camera lens. So you may see it when snapping a photo of the sun peeking through your window or coming up over the horizon. While many photographers use tools to capture lens flare for a dramatic or artistic effect, most of us find lens flare ruining our pictures.

Here are several suggestions for how to avoid lens flare with your iPhone camera.

5 essential iPhone camera tips for beginners and non-photographers

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Some people can take the most amazing photos with their iPhone camera. They know just the right settings to use, how to focus properly, and are familiar with every camera option for perfect pictures every time.

But if you’re like me, a non-photographer who just likes to grab moments when they happen and doesn’t spend time experimenting with camera settings, you will get the shot but not as beautifully as you could.

To help you take better photos, here’s a list of tips for beginners just getting used to the iPhone camera and others who don’t take the time to master the settings. With a few simple tweaks, you can have sharper photos, better-lit images, and a happier outcome with every picture you capture.

PhotosPro lets jailbreakers upgrade their Photos app with useful features

The Photos app is the best way to peruse the library of photographs you’ve taken, images you’ve saved, and videos you’ve captured via your iPhone or iPad, but that doesn’t mean the app isn’t without its flaws. In fact, there are many ways Apple could make the app better.

iOS developer ahmedmakls realizes the aforementioned fact, and that’s one reason why he just released a new and free jailbreak tweak called PhotosPro. In a nutshell, the tweak offers an allotment of useful features for the native Photos app, allowing you to enjoy more of the app than Apple would typically allow you to.