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Polaroids are back in style, and millennials love them. It’s a way to turn average pictures into something artsy and different. The only issue is that those photos aren’t on your phone. The pictures are on paper, and there’s only one copy. Well, luckily there’s a way to fix that. The Google PhotoScan app can convert those Polaroids, or any printed photograph, into a digital form. This saves you the hassle of using an actual scanner. Let’s be real, the days …

We all have that one photograph hanging up or tucked away somewhere that we wish we had easy digital access to. Whether it be to post on Facebook or even order a print, having that photo available on your phone would make things a whole lot simpler. Photomyne makes that a reality. WHAT IS Photomyne, exactly? Photomyne is an app that allows you to scan physical photos right onto your mobile device. It can automatically crop photos you scan, and …

A dog is man’s best friend, but a dog is not man’s best photography model. Most dogs are playful and energetic, which makes them harder to photograph but not impossible. Dogs make really cute and funny expressions, and they will never criticize you for making their nose look big! However, capturing a sharp, well-composed snapshot of your best friend isn’t always as simple as “Sit! Stay!” Here are a few tips from our friends who have photographed more than 25,000 …
Car from 3/4 angle

This blog post features tips from renowned automotive photographer Desmond Louw. In order to show how accessible these tips are to the rest of us, we asked our Director of Media Relations Chuck Ellis, who recently completed the restoration of a 1964 Plymouth Valiant, to use the tips to take some photos of his own car for this post. His commentary can be found on each photo’s caption.   – Editor Putting a camera in every cell phone has made us all …

The expression “if these walls could talk” has always inspired me. I believe your walls should talk. They are blank canvases in your home for full self-expression. One of the first comments people make when they enter my home is that they love how our walls tell a story. Our home is filled with beautiful art from family photos taken by both professional photographers and myself to art done by my children. I believe our walls should talk and tell …

My wife Julie had not touched a “real” camera for over 30 years. In that period of time, much has changed in camera technology since she used her Olympus Film camera. As a ballet dancer and instructor, she was interested in taking photos of dance back in the 1970s and ‘80s. She took two photography courses at a community college where she discovered that she had an exceptional eye for photo composition. But when that Olympus camera was stolen in …