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There are way too many third-party phone camera apps. This can make choosing a good one unduly difficult. We recently highlighted a couple of my personal favourites in the iOS and Android Lifehacker Packs, but there are plenty more that people love to use. Here are the best of the bunch, according to our readers.

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Each new generation of smartphones brings remarkable advances in camera quality, allowing even the greenest shutterbugs to snap prime photos.

But, if you truly want to take your pictures and videos to the next level, a tripod for your smartphone is the way to go.

The ARMOR-X Mini Flexible Phone Tripod can help you take dynamic, stunning photos or videos from any angle, and it's on sale for more than 40 per cent off today.

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iOS: The words “Apple” and “free” are a bit like oil and water — just ask anyone who works at the company and doesn’t get to partake in the Silicon Valley custom of free lunches and dinners for all. However, Father Cook is feeling generous this month, and Apple is offering up the excellent Obscura 2 camera app for free. Here’s how you get it (and save $7.99).

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It feels as though Google has held the market on “point your camera at it to learn more” technology for some time now, first through its Translate app, which let you target signs in foreign languages with your smartphone’s camera and receive translations on the fly, and now via Lens, which expands this technology to give you plenty of information about the objects in photos you’ve taken (or are about to take).

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Each new generation of smartphones brings remarkable advances in camera quality, allowing even the greenest shutterbugs to snap prime photos.

But, if you truly want to take your pictures and videos to the next level, a tripod for your smartphone is the way to go.

The ARMOR-X Mini Flexible Phone Tripod can help you take dynamic, stunning photos or videos from any angle, and it's on sale for more than 40 per cent off today.

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The lens you use with your camera plays a huge part in determining the quality of photos you get, but a lot of casual photographers don't want to invest in expensive lenses and stick to whatever comes with the camera. Here are a few ways to eke out a little more functionality out of a kit lens.

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Hiya Gizmodo! My 15 year old son has really started getting into photography -- it has quickly become one of his favourite subjects at school. I'd love to get him a decent camera (under $1000) that can grow with him and his skills, for a few years at least. What's the best direction to go in? Cheers, Mum