Polaroid Announces Flexible LED Lighting Panel for Photographers

· Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

Polaroid Flexible LED Lighting Panel

Polaroid announced the Flexible LED Lighting Panel Tuesday. Aimed at photographers, this panel is 16mm thick and 12-inches square. It comes with a frame, but is designed to be molded into whatever shape needed. It also comes with a diffusion filter, and it’s remote control for four different channels for precise control over the light. It uses 256 LEDs to produce 4,500 lumens. Polaroid is selling it through Amazon at $124.99.

Apple's New Instagram Account Showcases iPhone Photography

· Jeff Gamet · Cool Stuff Found

Apple just launched an Instagram account to highlight photos shot on iPhones. Right now the account has a handful of videos showing off different photographer’s work, but soon there’ll be more because Apple will be watching for the #ShotoniPhone hash tag. Over time Apple’s Instagram feed will no doubt have some amazing shots that highlight the quality of photos you can snap with an iPhone. Now I need to go back and add #ShotoniPhone to some of my pics.

Apple’s New Instagram Account Showcases iPhone Photography

New JavaScript API Brings Apple Live Photos to the Web

· Andrew Orr · News

Apple has created a new Javascript API so developers can bring Live Photos to the web. Live Photos are Apple’s way to bring your photos to life. A live photo is a cross between a video and a GIF, but on-demand animation for live photos was limited to iOS and Instagram’s Boomerang feature…until now.

Western Digital Brings USB-C to G-Drive, Giving Photographers New Choice

· Andrew Orr · Product News

Western Digital, which owns the brand G-DRIVE, has created a powerful new external hard drive. G-DRIVE is a popular brand among photographers, and the new drive is perfect for those creatives with the latest MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops, which are USB-C only. Andrew Orr gives us the scoop.

macOS Photos: Create Smart Albums Based On Camera Type

· Andrew Orr · How-To

A handy tip for macOS Photos users is to create Smart Albums. A Smart Album automatically organizes your photos based on certain criteria that you choose. Today Andrew shows us how to create a Smart Album based on camera model. The album is perfect if you use multiple cameras and need to separate them easily.