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Android/iOS: If you’ve ever wished you could send photos or videos to your Instagram friends directly instead of posting them for the whole world to see, Instagram has your back. Instagram Direct, unveiled today, offers private or small-group photo and video sharing, and a new view where you can browse only those privately-shared items.
Rachel Devine is a professional photographer and author who specialises in children’s photography. Earlier in the week, I attended a Tamron lens workshop hosted by Devine (who moonlights as a Tamron ambassador) in a vain attempt to capture some decent photos of my monkey offspring. Here are ten tips she shared; ranging from general photography advice to getting unruly subjects to cooperate.
The original Glif was a cool little Kickstarter project that easily mounted the iPhone 4 to a tripod. Now, a new version of the Glif mounts any smartphone to a tripod.
When you are snapping a portrait picture, hold your camera above the eye-line of your subject, advises professional photographer Joe Sinnott. About 20 or 30 degrees higher than the eyes is a good spot.
Time-lapse photography is one of those cool but rarely needed photography tricks. However, Instructables user fotosyn shows off how to build a cheap, automated, time-lapse system using a Raspberry Pi, a camera module and a coffee tin.
A tripod is ideal for shooting some kinds of images. If you need to position and reposition your camera at different heights and angles, an articulated stand — or an arm with flexible joints — is worth having. This project shows you how to build one from a desk lamp.
Hi Lifehacker, My grandmother has recently been lamenting that she doesn’t have many recent photos of us, because now they’re all digital. Initially I thought I’d buy her a digital photo frame (a quick eBay check suggests you can pick one up for $99 or less). But then I thought I could just buy her a cheap or second-hand tablet instead.