Posts Tagged Photo & Video

UponPixels Review

UponPixels Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Add cool typography and objects to your photos with the easy to use UponPixels.

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Hipstify Review

Hipstify Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Add filters, quotes, and fancy frames to your images, thanks to Hipstify.

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Adobe Premiere Clip Review

Adobe Premiere Clip Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Edit videos and create fun montages with Adobe Premiere Clip - an easy to use video editing app.

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Sortpad Review

Sortpad Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
In need of arranging your photos into some more useful folders? Sortpad could be just what you need.

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Dubify Review

Dubify Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Add dub step and techno music to your video clips with this easy to use app.

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Ultramask Review

Ultramask Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Use geometrical shapes to frame your photography with Ultramask.

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Click Cam Review

Click Cam Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Snap a photo, share it anonymously, receive one back. Click Cam has a clear aim but it's too simply done.

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TinType Review

TinType Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
TinType offers some very limited photo filtering effects that, while attractive, are all too restrictive.

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Pixelmator Review

Pixelmator Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Pixelmator is a great way to edit and repair photos on your iPad.

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Veditor Review

Veditor Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Want to add stickers and music to your videos? Veditor can do that easily.

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Hyperlapse Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Want to make a great time-lapse video quickly? Hyperlapse is perfect for that.

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We all take plenty of photos, right? That’s the joy of having a reasonably powerful camera in your pocket, thanks to your trusty iPhone and a bevy of similarly useful apps. Wouldn’t it be great to make some money out of those snaps? While your selfies might not garner much attention, there’s sure to be some great shots that will appeal to someone keen to purchase the rights. That’s the thinking behind PicsaStock, an app that allows you to sell your photos to professional creatives around the world.

PicsaStock_logo_darkProving to be remarkably simple to do, you can connect your account to the likes of Instagram, 500px, Flickr, and Dropbox, thereby sharing individual photos with the community in the hope of selling them elsewhere. We had a word with head of Mobile Marketing & Press, Lars Poeck, to learn more.

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148Apps: Where did the inspiration for PicsaStock come from?
Lars Poeck (LP): Before PicsaStock.com we founded YourPainting.de. This is a global gift franchising for customized photo paintings. During this process, we realized the complicated licensing process for photography. We also learned about a huge demand for authentic pictures – by agencies, bloggers, websites and even big brands. But these photos are hard to get. This is a strange situation. We all “produce” pictures like this everyday – everywhere. Each smartphone comes a high-tech-camera – right in your pocket. You are able to do even night shots or long exposure pictures with some photo apps.

So we invented PicsaStock.com as a marketplace and community for authentic photography. Sure, we keep an eye on good quality content. But as you [can] see on platforms like VSCO Cam, 500px, Instagram, or Flickr: there are millions of brilliant photographers out there that do even more than selfies or cat pictures. Some don’t have the slightest idea that they can earn money with their photography. We give them 50% of the sale price. So we invite them all to sell their photography. Our app also comes with features like a nice gallery mode [and] a special color search technology, so you can skip through your own gallery and discover brilliant pictures by other photographers with the app.

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148Apps: How many people are currently using the service?
LP: We are a very young company. [Note: The company was founded in February 2013, with the site launching in September 2013 and the iOS app following in February 2014] At the moment we have around 25,000 users and photographers on our platform. Some upload hundreds of pictures, some just want to give it a try and upload a few pictures. But it’s amazing to see this growing every day. In our company, we all have a passion for photography. So every morning when we arrive it’s amazing to skip through the new pictures that people from all over the world uploaded on our server.

148Apps: How many photos have been purchased since the site was launched?
LP: At the moment we don’t release these numbers. But before I started at PicsaStock, I tested the service by myself and sold 10 pictures with the app. At the moment, we have 1 million approved and curated pictures and photos. Every day we get thousands of new ones. Sure, we can’t accept all of the pictures in terms of keeping up the quality standard. But it’s amazing how many people out there really know how to take a good picture – not only with their smartphones. As a tip for new users: The better you tag and name your pictures, the easier it is for others to find them.

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148Apps: How is the service currently funded?
LP: As we launched in September 2013, we were supported by an investment from Slamdunk Capital and other early stage angel investors. Now we [have] some more business angels on board.

148apps: Are there any plans for an iPad app for the service?
LP: I love the iPad and the tablet size for displaying photography. You can use our app on iPad but it’s not optimized yet for the tablet. We’ve just launched our Android app and plan some feature updates for the current iPhone app. But sure, tablet apps are something we are discussing more and more often.


Thanks to Lars for taking the time to answer our questions. The PicsaStock app is available now from the App Store.

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iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Released: 2014-02-11 :: Category: Photography

Camu Review

Camu Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
With a focus on taking a good selfie, Camu is a well-rounded if simple photography package.

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Tabbed Navigation and More Come to Video Texting App, Glide

Posted by on August 11th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

A new and hefty update has just been released for video texting app, Glide.

The app now offers tabbed navigation, making it easy to switch between friends, chats, and more. You can view when your friends were last active, as well as add distinctive names to personalize and better identify your group chats.

Alongside that, users can now create personal profile pages for themselves, as well as easily forward messages to other chats or share via email/SMS and various social networks.

The update is available now from the App Store and Glide is a free download.

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Yarnee Review

Yarnee Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Convenient and quick to use, Yarnee enables you to create stories from your social networking entries.

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ComicBook! 2: Creative Superpowers Review

ComicBook! 2: Creative Superpowers Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Want to create comic book strips out of your photos? ComicBook! 2: Creative Superpowers offers so many ways of doing just that.

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Matter Review

Matter Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Matter lets you add geometric 3d shapes to your images and manipulate things so each image looks quite impressive.

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Kinomatic Review

Kinomatic Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Easy video recording and editing is possible, thanks to Kinomatic.

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Fly Review

Fly Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Editing videos is a dream with this fast and convenient video editing app.

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Polymo Review

Polymo Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Organize your photos with easy tagging and more with this convenient to use photography app.

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Shutter Review

Shutter Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Store your images and videos on a private Cloud in this handy camera/storage app.

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FastFeed for 500px Review

FastFeed for 500px Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Fast in more than just name, FastFeed for 500px is a great way to browse the 500px community.

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Sparks Review

Sparks Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Add inspirational or funny messages to GIFs in this fun and easy to use app.

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DarkLight Review

DarkLight Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
A few minor issues aside, DarkLight is a very useful image editing app that's both quick and effective.

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MagiCam Review

MagiCam Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Fast snapping is a breeze with this app, although a few extra features wouldn't have gone amiss.

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MatchCut Review

MatchCut Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Sharing videos is quick and easy with MatchCut, but its community is distinctly limited.

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BP Camera Review

BP Camera Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Battle it out with friends through this simple but curious photo-snapping game.

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Moju Review

Moju Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Take frame by frame shots of everything around you, then share it with friends, thanks to this easy to use social networking app.

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Videohance Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Videohance makes editing and sharing videos incredibly simple, speedy, and convenient.

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NightCap Pro Review

NightCap Pro Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Taking photos in low light conditions has always been tricky, but NightCap Pro has just made it easier.

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