The Google Pixel Camera Review: How Good? Better than the iPhone 7 Plus?

The Google Pixel Camera Review: How Good? Better than the iPhone 7 Plus?

Google’s Android flagship devices have received a lot of acclaim for their smooth performance and clutter free Android experience. One feature for which they have, however, been less rarely praised is their camera prowess. In fact, the erstwhile Nexus series was best-known for its lack of multimedia prowess – “goeth thou to purchase a Nexus,” the geeks would say, “expect […]

 
     
 
 

Portrait Mode on the iPhone 7 Plus: Not Perfect, but Fascinating

Portrait Mode on the iPhone 7 Plus: Not Perfect, but Fascinating

iPhone users got a new update today, taking their version of iOS to 10.1. While the update did come with its normal quota of bug fixes and the like, its biggest highlight was a feature it brought only to the iPhone 7 Plus – the much-talked-of ‘Portrait’ mode. In essence, as its name indicates, it is designed to help you […]

     
 
 

Hasselblad True Zoom Review: Lord of the Mods!

Hasselblad True Zoom Review: Lord of the Mods!

We have been hearing of mods for mobile phones for a while, right from the days of Modu (2007–11). But while the idea of adding functionality and features to a device by adding a small hardware component to it sounds good in concept, it has always been tricky to implement. While companies have been able to work out how to […]

 
     
 
 

Believe it or Not: ANY Camera can Take a Great Photograph

Believe it or Not:  ANY Camera can Take a Great Photograph

“Great picture. Which camera did you use?” The second of those two sentences almost always follows the first these days. For, thanks in no small measure to the tech media and marketing campaigns, many of us have been conditioned to accept this rather basic equation: Good picture = Good camera And of course, its derivative Bad picture = Bad camera […]

 
     
 
 

Huawei P9 and the Magic of Monochrome

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When Huawei announced the P9, most attention was focused (pun intended, totally – make that “autofocused” if you wish) on the dual lens camera set up at the back, which give the phone a very distinct look (check our first impressions to find out more). Made in collaboration (“co-engineered” is the term used) with famous camera manufacturer Leica, the camera […]

 
     
 
 

Prisma: The Best App to Convert Photos into Art

Prisma: The Best App to Convert Photos into Art

Image editing apps have a special place in the hearts of pretty much anyone who has hit the shutter button on a phone’s camera. After all, not all of us (Yours Truly included) are great photographers, but with a bit of appy fizz and a few touches here and there one can make even a relatively ordinary picture look different. […]

     
 
 

Best 8 Apps and Cameras for Capturing 360-Degree Panoramic Photos

Best 8 Apps and Cameras for Capturing 360-Degree Panoramic Photos    

Immersing yourself in a beautiful 360 degree scene that stretches far beyond what photography can usually offer may sound like an otherworldly idea, yet with the help of the latest technology, this is something you can definitely achieve. It is less known that this technique has roots in the 19th century, when Friedrich von Martens greatly improved a panoramic camera […]

     
 
 

Exolens Aims at Bringing Professional Grade Photography for Your iPhone

Exolens Aims at Bringing Professional Grade Photography for Your iPhone

iPhone users never had any sort of scarcity when it comes to accessories and the recently unveiled Exolens is one such accessory that is ought to make your iPhone camera better. We have seen camera attachments for the iPhone in the past but the ExoLens is born out of partnership between Fellowes and the famous lens manufacturer Zeiss, thus atleast […]