In astronomy and star navigation, an ‘ephemeris’ gives the positions of naturally occurring astronomical objects like the sun and the moon, as well as artificial satellites in the sky at a given time. The Photographer’s Ephemeris app is an amazing, comprehensive app that helps you to check what the quality of light is going to be at any given position at any time of day, so you can plan where you need to be and when in order to get the shot you want. It’s a fantastic app with a host of features. Check out this blog to see how it can help you make brilliant landscape photographs, whether you’re taking photos using your smartphone or dedicated DSLR.I’ve also reviewed two other related apps by the same developer - The Photographer’s Emphemeris 3D, andThe Photographers Transit. Three app reviews in one blog post! Read on …
The summer is in full swing, and it’s a hot one. Whether you’re holidaying at home, somewhere in the UK or overseas, for a long time, or a short time, you’ll probably be doing fun stuff. Perhaps you want to share that with your friends, over Facebook or Instagram? Article is a free app made by the people who brought you Steller - the storytelling app. Article makes it easy for you to design a cool set of pictures and videos, with some bitesize morsels of text to tell the story of what you got up to on your holidays. Read this blog to find out more about how you can use Article to tell your world about what you’ve been getting up to.
If you’re looking to go beyond improving your images to exercising your creativity with your images, you’ll need more than an editing app.Developed by Lightricks who brought you Facetune, Enlight Photofox goes beyond the excellent Enlight Legacy app that you might be familiar with. Join me as I explore the capabilities of Photofox - a Photoshop-style mobile shooting and editing app, and explain how this app really can perform as well as a desktop-based application to help you to produce amazing artistic images.
If you're on Instagram or Facebook, you will know that the the big push is all about Stories. This is how you get noticed and how people notice you - because that's how the algorithms work. Unfold can help you to tell better stories with its clean templates and ability to load multiple pages using the same theme. Read this blog to find out more.
Instagram started off as a simple photo sharing app that slowly developed its features to become the best photo sharing app. But things have changed quite rapidly this year because Instagram have gone after the likes of YouTube and WhatsApp to become the app that does it all. Could it just become the number 1 social media platform?
You want to make a cool time lapse video. Your smartphone doesn’t have it baked into the operating system for the camera, so you need an app. Or maybe there is a native function in the camera settings for time lapse, but you can’t get under the hood to change the settings you want. If any of these describe you, read this blog to find out why Lapse It Pro is the versatile app that might just be the thing you’re looking for.
Android Auto lets you use many of the functions of your Android smartphone hands-free while driving, including (but not limited to) navigation, music streaming and instant messaging. Is Android Auto any better than your car’s existing infotainment system? Let’s find out…