Affinity Photo, Serif’s professional photo-editing application, is now available for the iPad. It’s not the first time a software publisher has produced a mobile version of a desktop application – take Photoshop Express and Lightroom Mobile, for example – but this time it’s different. Affinity Photo for iPad is not a simplified, cut-down accessory app – it’s a full-blown … [Read more...] about Serif Affinity Photo for iPad review
Pixelmator is an interesting image-editing app for Mac and iOS that I'm always telling myself I should spend more time with. Well I did just that, finding an interesting use for the Pixelmator Kaleidoscope filter. Before we go any further, though, there's something you need to know (that I wish I'd found out sooner). The iPad version resizes your images downwards, so that … [Read more...] about How to use the Pixelmator Kaleidoscope filter to create a mirrored landscape
Apple Photos is central to both the Mac OS and iOS devices. It's a great way to keep all your photos to handy on all your devices, and it practically looks after itself – you add a photo on one device, and very soon it's on all of them. It's also a pretty good image-editing hub for all your photo editing, at least on mobile devices like iPads and iPhones – except for one … [Read more...] about How to duplicate pictures in Apple Photos
Snapseed 2 is the latest version of Google's free photo-editing app for mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, iOS and Android. It's the mobile version of an application first made for desktop machines by Nik Software and then taken over by Google along with the rest of the Nik applications. It's been out for a while, so this Google Snapseed 2 review isn't news … [Read more...] about Google Snapseed 2 review
I am a huge fan of Google Snapseed. I'm not a huge fan of what Google has done with it, dropping the desktop Snapseed app and then the online Snapseed editing tools built into Google+ Photos. This has been replaced by a separate Google Photos option with much simpler editing tools. Thankfully, Snapseed still exists as an iOS and Android app, and while it's still around I aim … [Read more...] about Did you know you can stack filters in Google Snapseed?
If you've got Lightroom CC you've got an Adobe Creative Cloud account, and this means you can synchronise Collections of photos between the Lightroom catalog on your computer, your Lightroom online web space and your mobile device. If you want to know more, read How to synchronise photos with Lightroom and Creative Cloud. Lightroom/Photography plan trial version and … [Read more...] about How to use Lightroom online
Polar panoramas are ordinary landscapes turned into miniature spherical planets. Usually, you create them by first shooting a 360-degree panorama as a sequence of overlapping shots and then combining them using Photoshop or some dedicated panoramic stitching software. The polar panorama I've created here, though, was produced in about thirty seconds from a single everyday … [Read more...] about Polar panoramas… on an iPhone?