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How to take better pictures with your smartphone

If you’re like many people, you take most of your photographs these days from an iPhone, Android, or other smartphone. While these devices lack the high resolution and premium optics of a full-blown SLR camera, you can still take some … Read

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Do megapixels matter? Only to a point

Don’t be fooled by a new camera’s high megapixel count–in fact, its output might not be that much better than the camera you’ve got now. Ars Technica explores the “megapixel myth” and why, in all honesty, you probably don’t need … Read

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Create panoramic images quickly and easily from your mobile

When I was getting started with educational technology, an Apple product called QuickTime VR was all the rage. With it you could assemble individual photographs into a more immersive experience through a process known as stitching. In essence, you’d stitch … Read

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Search for photos on Flickr with Compfight

Looking for an easy way to find free images for your next presentation? Checkout Compfight, an easy-to-use search interface for Flickr, a large social media service for photographers. Let’s check it out. To get started, visit the site, type a … Read

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