Welcome to Instagram, Windows Phone owners. We can’t wait to see what your dessert looks like today.
“I want Exposure to be a place people can get lost in story after story and where authors can create these stories so easily that it inspires them to shoot more frequently and thoughtfully,” said creator Luke Beard.
“I feel photos are the lifeblood of our service,” said Google+ lead Bradley Horowitz. “They are the way we can most immediately and viscerally connect as human beings.”
“To be clear, $9.99 is not an introductory price,” Adobe employee Winston Hendrickson wrote in a blog post on the news. “It is the price for those of you who sign up by December 31, 2013.”
“As photography enthusiasts, we are long-time admirers of Flickr, and we’re thrilled to be able to bring our technology and passion for beautiful photos to the Flickr team,” the company writes in its homepage farewell note.
Twitter updated its iOS and Android apps today to make tweeting pictures faster and better. And showed us the benefits via Vine, the social network’s own video-sharing startup.
Sure, it’s Pinterest-ic and Tumblr-y. But if you love images and imagery, the new Flickr displays photos immeasurably better that the previous iteration.
Guest Post Tesla made it clear that being a great entrepreneur — one who commercialized a critical standard that powers innovation 125 years later — isn’t necessarily about the money.
Google releases a new photo app along with its newest laptop, the Chromebook Pixel.
Guest Post I have a fairly serious iPhone camera app problem. But most of the 86 — yes, 86 — camera apps on my iPhone are actually some of the better ones in their categories.
With the new Google Earth, you may never have to step out of your door ever again.
In other words, the perfect blend of old Google (fast, reliable) and new Google (usable, pretty).
Dropbox has agreed to acquire photo-focused startup Snapjoy, a move that could help Dropbox own the photo organization and backup space.
Many things you put on Facebook you want to save and share forever. Some things you wish you could delete immediately.
Can an Instagram communicate love? Can a postcard make it real?
Sponsored Post When you finally go with a DSLR camera, you’re going to want to take full advantage of everything it can offer you, and the latest VentureBeat Store offering has got something that’ll help take your skills to the next level.
TourWrist closes seed round for its mobile app thats lets users take, edit, and share 360″ panoramic photographs.
Editor’s Pick Def Con, the famed hacker conference, just celebrated its 20th birthday this year. And to mark the occasion, the conference welcomed something they strictly policed in years prior: a film crew.
This is not just a great vacation beach shot with HDR-like details. It’s also a pic from Google’s new Nexus 10 tablet, shot by Google exec Vic Gundotra on vacation somewhere beautiful.
Twitter released two new updates this morning, making user profiles much more visual and updating the Twitter experience on mobile with a new photostream widget.
Google bought “photography first” mobile app developer Nik Software today, meaning Google now owns Instagram competitor Snapseed. But while Snapseed will give Google those sepia filters, it also provides an arsenal of photography apps the company can use for its social network, Google+.
A few people from TourWrist, the startup behind the very cool 360-degree panorama tool of the same name, came out to VentureBeat’s MobileBeat 2012 conference this week and built nine panos for us.
Walgreens — yes Walgreens — has released an application programming interface (API) and a software development kit (SDK) to allow mobile developers to enable photo printing from Android and iPhone smartphones. The company has opened a developer portal (and a new Twitter account) to support mobile programmers who are enabling photo printing to 7,907 Walgreens locations across the country.
Photos are a massive part of the Facebook experience. Every day, users upload 250 million photos to Facebook. And photo status updates typically get far more engagement than any other type of post.
Remember virtual reality tours, those 360-degree panoramic photos you could navigate with your mouse? They were hot for a while, popping up on every real estate agent and hotel site, but the low quality and jerky navigation made them feel antiquated and oh-so Web 1.0. TourWrist began reviving the art form last year by taking it mobile and adding a slick user interface.
Mobile photo-sharing service Instagram updated its application today with a new filter, enhancement feature, and a makeover to its user interface.
After 131 years of innovating the photography industry, Eastman Kodak is reportedly preparing for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
As photos become the new status update, we’re going to see big changes in the way people create, combine and consume words and images. The latest example is from a 500 Startups company called Tiny Review, which unites microblogging and social photo-sharing in its free photo storytelling app. And with a new update for the app out today, the Tiny Review craze is about to take off.
Back in my day, we had to fill a roll of film with 24 photos, drop it off at the Fotomat, and then wait an hour (or a day!) to see the final printed product. The makers of retrotastic photo app Hipstamatic have deeply romanticized memories of those analog times. They pine for the suspense, the unpredictability and the photo-foreplay, if you will, of film.
Apple’s fast-selling iPhone 4S is now the second-most used cameraphone on the popular photo-sharing service Flickr, according to the site’s Camera Finder page.