Tag: Photography

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Video: The 20 Best Instagram Accounts of 2015

Transcript: Hey it’s Chris from DailyTekk. Earlier this year we made a list of The 150 Best Instagram Accounts of 2015. Here’s our top 20 from that list. Apologies in advance if I butcher anybody’s name… Alex Strohl At #1 it’s Alex Strohl: If it’s not enough that Alex’s locations are absolutely insane, the magical […]

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f-stop’s Ajna Adventure Backpack Review: A PERFECT 40 Liter Pack For Videographers

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned to my wife how I needed a new backpack specifically designed to haul my video equipment around. A couple of days later a company called f-stop got in touch asking if I’d like to test out their new Ajna pack which was part of a new lineup called […]

Ready To Upgrade Your Photography Game? 3 Reasons To Purchase Adobe’s Creative Cloud Photography Plan NOW

Taking incredible photos is easier today than every before. Thanks to our iPhones and Android devices, we have a decent camera with us nearly all the time and everywhere we go. And mid-range DSLR cameras for people who aren’t just hobbyists but aren’t quite professionals are cheaper and more powerful than ever. I’ve really been […]

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Wow—This App Literally Changes The Way You View Photos From Friends

What if you could time-lapse your friend’s day and watch it on your new Apple Watch (or on your iPhone)? That’s sort of the idea behind a new app called Rewind which allows you to feel like you are uber-connected to people in your life (via photos); almost as if you’re actually experiencing their day (or at least […]

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The Instagram Killer? This Photo Social Network Is So Good It Makes Me Giddy

I love photography—especially mobile photography. I love to take amazing photos on my iPhone and I also love to see incredible photos taken by other people. It’s basically what makes Instagram so appealing. But aside from Instagram, there are some other interesting photo social networks popping up and making a splash. One in particular that has […]

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How To Get Instagram Famous In 1 Simple List

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. So far this year DailyTekk has rounded up and ranked […]

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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 […]