VSCO recently acquired Rylo, a company founded by two former Apple engineers who worked on iPhoto for iOS.
VSCO is my favorite photo editor and TechCrunch’s Kate Clark sat down with CEO Joel Flory to talk about his company.
Without selling ads or customer data, VSCO has developed a sustainable subscription-based business and written a new playbook for social media businesses in a world where Facebook’s advertising-based model is king. For those fed up with platforms that have facilitated bullying and failed to prioritize privacy, VSCO may be a protective corner of the internet.
I have a couple more VSCO articles planned for the future, like a review of the editing tools.
Photo app VSCO has redesigned its feed so that images are bigger. You’ll see single images at a time, instead of the old style where each image was smaller and alternated.
We believe this redesign will help you explore your VSCO feed in a new way, allowing the subtleties of each image to be front and center as you scroll. At VSCO, creative expression often starts with inspiration and sometimes that requires taking the time to appreciate the details as much as the complete work itself.
I think it’s an improvement and I’m glad to see it.
Today VSCO announced the launch of a VSCO Snapchat lens called Analog, giving people a chance to unleash their creativity. Here’s how to use it.
VSCO X is a membership program for the photography app VSCO. It’s a yearly subscription that offers members exclusive film emulation presets.
The newest film preset for VSCO X members is based on the Kodak Ektachrome E100VS film, and the preset is called KA3.
It’s been a long time since VSCO released new Film X presets, but we have two that were just released: Kodak Portra 400VC (KP6) and Kodak Portra 400UC (KP).
The story I’m linking to is a bit of a behind-the-scenes look at the effort VSCO puts into emulating analog film. The company releases these special presets as part of its VSCO X membership, which costs US$20/year.
Its Film X filters recreate the look of long-gone analog films like Ektar 100, Portra 400, and Kodak Tri-X (a favorite of the late street photographer Garry Winogrand). It’s a long process that involves not just coding, but locating old film stock and reverse engineering the pictures captured on it.
It’s interesting to read, but I’d also like to take this opportunity to say that I’m a VSCO X member and VSCO hasn’t released a Film X preset since January. We were promised one new preset every month. Time to cancel?
VSCO is launching a feature called For This Photo that uses machine learning to automatically suggest presets for your photos.
Bryan Chaffin is joined by Andrew Orr to talk about social media and photography. They also talk about where AR can go and what the killer app of this emerging technology could be. Still donning their futurist hats, they look at what iPhone might in 10, 20, and even 50 years.
VSCO X is a membership program for the photography app VSCO. It’s a yearly subscription that offers members exclusive film emulation presets. Members also have access to the entire library of 130+ presets. The membership costs US$19.99/year.
Now available exclusively for VSCO members, Kodak Portra 400NC was originally released in 1998 and became a favorite amongst portrait and fashion photographers. With its natural tones and low contrast, KP5 allows the styles that surround you to stand out.
The Mac Observer has a full list of Film X presets that are updated every month.
Photo company Artifact Uprising is offering customers a chance to print ten photos for free. It only lasts a week.
You can use these apps to replace those of Facebook.
We’ve searched the App Store to tell you about some Instagram alternatives, if you’re looking for one.
VSCO celebrates the act of photography as an art form, and there is a special subscription called VSCO X, that gives you exclusive tools to use.