[Tech Detox] What the Hell is… HDR?

[Tech Detox] What the Hell is… HDR?

In today’s time and era, it looks like most of us have been bitten by what we like to call the “phone photography bug”. After calls, instant texting and social networking, we think capturing pictures is one of the major parts of our smartphone-driven lives and by major we mean we have seen smartphones that have camera and just camera […]

     
 
 

The Dual Camera Shoot Out: Honor 6X vs Coolpad Cool 1

The Dual Camera Shoot Out: Honor 6X vs Coolpad Cool 1

Camera performances on the mid-rangers or budget phones have always struggled to make a mark. Of course, they all do well in daylight and macros but when the lights go down, so do their performances and on many occasions, they are not usable. However, that could change with the arrival of a new trend – the dual camera set up, […]

 
     
 
 

[Tech Detox] What the Hell is… ISO!

[Tech Detox] What the Hell is… ISO!

In the last Tech Detox article, we talked about how the optical element stacked on the back and the front of your smartphone (the camera) is becoming a subject of major importance to people. Photography is no longer limited to those with a DSLR and professional cameras. Phone photography is now emerging as a new trend which appreciates the art […]

 
     
 
 

Relonch Camera Wants Users to Pay Only for the Photos and Not for the Camera

Relonch Camera Wants Users to Pay Only for the Photos and Not for the Camera    

Most of us have been opting for professional DSLR camera in order to help them capture the perfect picture and add a shade of advanced options. The downside though is that DSLR/Mirrorless cameras are usually bulky and one needs to go through a ton of settings and manual fiddling before they arrive at the best setting for a particular shot. […]

     
 
 

[Tech Detox] What the Hell is… Aperture!

[Tech Detox] What the Hell is… Aperture!

Cameras have become an integral part of our lives and the cameras producing high-quality images and offering manual settings are no longer associated just with DSLRs or professional cameras. Smartphone OEMs have realized the importance of the camera in a smartphone and have been making it better with each passing day. From stacking smartphones with a massive 41-megapixel camera to […]

 
     
 
 

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 […]