Tag: Photography

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How To Get Instagram Famous In 1 Simple List (Skimpost)

Instagram famous. You’ve heard the term. You understood what it meant immediately and you wanted to be it. You wanted thousands—or millions—of people anticipating your next photo wanting to be first to like or comment. You wanted to be so popular and influential that brands would pay you to tastefully promote their products within your […]

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The 150 Best Instagram Accounts of 2015

This is the Insta list to end all Insta lists—the one that actually counts. If you’re obsessed with Instagram and want to know about the best, coolest, most interesting Instagram accounts with the most incredible, mouth-watering, jaw-dropping and creative photography, DailyTekk just made your life easy. After literally days of research and curation (we sifted through […]

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Pixelmator Quick Review: The Best Photoshop Alternative Hands-Down

I am a long time graphic, app and web designer. I learned how to design using Adobe Photoshop 7 (before there was such as thing as Creative Suite, much less Creative Cloud). So I’ve seen a lot of changes come to Photoshop over the years. I’ve also been on the lookout for a cheaper alternative. […]

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How To Take Better iPhone Pictures + The Best Photo Apps

My iPhone IS my camera. I have a DSLR laying around the house somewhere, but I hardly ever use it anymore. My iPhone is more convenient and the quality improves with every new model. There are even rumors that the iPhone 6s or 7 may be able to take DSLR-like images. But the iPhone is […]

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100 Beautiful But Controversial Nature Photo Tweets

The photos you’re about to see below are unbelievably awesome. They’re also incredibly controversial. I’m sure you’ve seen them before on Twitter and Facebook—incredible photos of amazing places from around the planet. Photos that seem to have been captured at just the right time, or to have colors so vidid you’d swear they weren’t real (and sometimes […]

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25 Places Where You Can Find The Best Free Stock Photos (Ranked)

The web—and everything it powers—is becoming more visual. You don’t have to be a designer to be in need of great free pictures. From people running online newsletters to bloggers (either personal or corporate) to people looking for cool prints to hang on their wall can benefit from high-quality, free images. Whenever I needed an excellent […]

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20 incredible new ways to enjoy Instagram images

It’s been more than 2 years since I published a wildly popular article titled Instagram Insanity: 60+ ways to print, view and share Instagram photos. A lot has changed since then and it was about time for an update. There are many new companies and services that have sprung up to help you do cool things […]

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Shoulderpod S1: an iPhone filmmaker’s grip, tripod mount and stand in one (review)

I’m on a mission to shoot more video with my iPhone this year and I’ve got a new accessory that’s helping me accomplish that goal. It’s the S1 Smartphone Rig by Shoulderpod ($34.90) and it’s helping me make [highlight]better mobile movies[/highlight]. This device is simultaneously capable of tackling two of the biggest problems with mobile […]

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Galileo: a robotic device that lets you remote control your iPhone (review)

I’m a sucker for three things: robots, unique iPhone camera accessories and stuff that makes me say, “Whoa!” the first time I see it. The Bluetooth-enabled Galileo robotic motion controller ($149.95) for iPhone is all three. The Galileo is a really, truly amazing and remarkable concept. [highlight]Galileo holds your iPhone and lets you control where it […]

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HISY iPhone camera remote: the best way to take selfies (review)

One of my favorite new gadgets is [highlight]about the size of a quarter.[/highlight] It’s called the HISY ($25) and it’s a wireless (Bluetooth) iPhone camera shutter remote that [highlight]makes snapping selfies and group photos you actually want to be in effortless.[/highlight] Let’s face it. Taking a good selfie can be hard. Mirror pics, for instance, […]

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Ztylus iPhone camera case and Revolver Lens Kit review

I dream of a day when my iPhone will be able to replace my DSLR. Yes, that day is probably many, many years off, but until then I’ve got some fun accessories I can play around with for better iPhone pics. One such item is the Ztylus iPhone camera case and accompanying revolver lens attachment […]

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Vhoto: a must-have photo/video app for more spontaneous moments

I recently had one of those ever-rarer experiences of seeing an app in the app store and having to try it immediately. In this case it was an awesome new photo/video app called Vhoto. When I first realized there was an app that lets you “take pictures” from videos I thought to myself, “Wow, that’s brilliant.” In […]

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Oh Dang! From Instagram to Oil Paintings

“That’s insane!” was the first thought to run through my head when I first saw what the creative talent at PIXELI.ST was capable of. I’m really excited to get to introduce you to this company if you haven’t run into them yet. Most companies are doing their best to turn the physical world digital but […]

5 New Photo Sharing Apps for iPhone

Without a doubt one of the most important features of a smartphone these days is a great camera and with the latest release of the iPhone, the camera functionality is better than ever. If you are still texting photos with Apple’s built-in messaging app or sending them via email, allow me to introduce you to […]

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HTC One X+

Are you looking to upgrade your mobile photo and video experience? Check out the HTC One X+  ($199 with a 2-year ATT contract), a smartphone that delivers sharp images (see sample below) and crisp videos: it’s hard to believe such a thin and light device can produce such impressive output. Built-in camera filters and effects, including […]

The Story Behind the Lytro Camera

When I first heard of the Lytro camera, I flipped out. I wanted one so bad because, well, it’s so different. I remember thinking, “Wow, now there is something that is truly outside of the box.” I was so impressed by the capabilities that I had to know more. Thankfully, Kira Wampler who heads up Marketing at Lytro […]

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The Ultimate Lifehack for 2013: 200+ Incredible Sites & Services

Are you ready to ruin any chance you had of getting any work done today? This list represents “the best of the best” of the tech world’s resources DailyTekk curated over 2012. Culled from nearly 30 top 100 lists, this exclusive roundup represents the top 10 Editor’s Choice selections from our most popular lists of […]

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Instagram Insanity: 60+ Ways to Print, View and Share Instagram Photos

Instagram, the iPhone (and soon Android) app that makes it easy to share photos will friends and family, is blowing up. In March of this year, Instagram had over 27 million users and over 100,000 weekly downloads. Whether you already love it or are just now getting into the craze, this roundup is all about […]

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Photo Geeks Rejoice! 100+ Photography Resources, Inspirations and Services

This post is #5 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 123. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! If you’re a regular reader of DailyTekk you’ve probably figured out that I love […]

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Daily Tech Find: Lens Cap Strap Holder

What’s the most annoying thing about taking pictures? Holding onto/keeping track of the camera lens. Well, not anymore thanks to the The Lens Cap Strap Holder from available for purchase in the Photojojo store. I’m telling you, this little piece of genius deserves some serious attention. Now you don’t have to worry about where you […]