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PowerCam Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Rob Rich on December 21st, 2012
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: SHUTTERBUGGED
It take a bit of work to come to grips with most of PowerCam's features, but it just might be worth the struggle.
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Wink! Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Rob Rich on December 21st, 2012
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: HALFWAY THERE
Being able to share pictures with specific people is great and all, but why does finding a specific image have to be so difficult?
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Over Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Rob Rich on July 31st, 2012
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: OPEN CAPTIONED
Time to slap some stylish custom captions on those photos that have been collecting digital dust.
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Make Surreal Images and Learn About Color With Pixl

Posted by Rob Rich on September 2nd, 2011

Remember those posters that were pretty big in the 90's? The ones made up of a bunch of teeny tiny images that, when positioned correctly, created a slightly abstract-looking larger image (i.e. Star Wars stills created a portrait of Darth Vader)? Pixl is a photo app designed by Innoiz to do something very similar, just without the pictures-within-a-picture concept.

With Pixl, users can take existing photos and run them through a filter with variable settings that will reduce all of the textures and shades down to basic shapes and flat colors. In other words, instead of using a full image that's predominantly blue (for the sake of argument) as blue for a larger image, it creates a blue box or circle for the same purpose. It's the same basic idea, though. In either case, it results in a stylized abstraction of the image.

Users are also able to take images from within the app, so if they're out walking and see something that would make a good Pixl image they can open it up and get right to work. Photos can then be saved for later viewing in both portrait and landscape orientations. It sounds a little like a gimmicky photo filter app, and depending on the user that might be all it amounts to, but it can also be an incredibly useful learning tool.

Specifically, Pixl seems to be designed more for artists or art students than for someone looking to mess around with their vacation photos. In breaking an image down into basic shades, it allows users to study the way colors react to one another when in close proximity. It also makes it easier to scrutinize color values without visual distractions like texture to get in the way. In short, it's Color Theory.

Anyone looking to have fun making the pictures on their phone look artsy, or those who could use a little help with their swatches, can download Pixl from the App Store right now.


Tiny World Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Rob Rich on June 6th, 2011
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: CUTE
With Tiny World, any iPhone/iPad user can create their own Little Prince-inspired planetoids with the push of a button.
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Almost DSLR Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Chantelle Joy Duxbury on September 1st, 2010
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar ::
An App for iPhoneographers who need more control over their Resolutions, White Balance, Focus & Light Exposure. Great for nitpickers, maybe not for everyday users.
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TrueHDR Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Chantelle Joy Duxbury on August 23rd, 2010
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: Tap
Making HDR Photographs with your iPhone couldn't be easier with this App, a runner up for 2009's Best App Ever awards!
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G700 In-Depth Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Jason Fanguy on April 27th, 2010
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: FIRST-CLASS PHOTOGRAPHY
G700 - 1st Soft Camera is a quality, remarkable application which combines those features found in standard digital cameras and incorporates the iPhone's GPS capabilities, adding location-based features, turning your iPhone into an advanced digital camera
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