Tag Archive: Lighting


How to Use Portrait Lighting Mode on iPhone Camera

Portrait Lighting is a powerful photography tool available on newer iPhone models cameras. Apple aimed to bring studio-quality effects to the camera app by analyzing light on a subject in real-time while in portrait mode, and the result is the portrait lighting mode feature. There are five different studio-like effects to choose from, in the … Read More

3 New iPhone X Commercials Show Off Face ID and Portrait Lighting

Apple has released a series of new iPhone X commercials, demonstrating various features available on the device. Two of the TV advertisements focus on Face ID unlocking the iPhone X and how your face is a magical password, and the other commercial focuses on studio lighting effects available on iPhone X camera. The latest Apple … Read More

New Apple Commercials Show Off iPhone X Portrait Lighting and iPad Pro

Apple is running a handful of new commercials, one for iPhone X, and two additional commercials for the iPad Pro. The new iPhone X ad focuses on the devices Portrait Lighting camera feature, which uses software to attempt to mimic various portrait lighting effects that you’d typically associate with studio lighting scenarios. The new iPad … Read More

Candle Touch offers smart lighting for people afraid of light bulbs

One company has decided that electric lamps shouldn’t be having all the fun when it comes to lighting the app-controled home of the future, so it’s come up with one of the strangest (and most interesting) ideas we’ve heard in a while: smart candles. Candle Touch will let you control the actual fire on a […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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iPhone video lighting made easy

Lighting is a crucial part of any video shoot, whether you’re filming a scene for an indie movie with an expensive camera or using your iPhone to capture video of your kid’s soccer game. Chances are, though, you’re not going…Read more ›

Lighting envy: next-gen USB enters production with reversible design

We’ve known for awhile that the next version of USB will copy Apple’s Lightning connector with a reversible design. Now the next-gen connector is ready for production, which means you’ll start seeing it in new desktops, laptops, tablets, phones and…Read more ›

Get your photographic and video lighting right every time with The KICK [Deals]

In order to take breathtaking still pictures and earth shattering video, you need to have the proper lighting conditions. No one will see your fantastic photographic subject if the room is too dark. A lack of sufficient lighting also won’t…Read more ›

KICK: A smartphone-controlled lighting studio for photo and video [Deals]

The KICK is a revolutionary new way of lighting your photos and videos – and making sure you get perfect exposure every time. It’s only about the size of your smartphone, but comes packed with a rechargeable panel of 40…Read more ›

LG Tackles Phillips Hue With Its Own Smart Lighting System (At Half The Price)

We’re big fans of the Philips Hue line of smart lightbulbs controllable with a slick, full-featured iOS app, but there’s no doubt it’s a pricey proposition for most people, with a single Hue bulb costing as much as $ 60. If…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Bad Elf Dongle Adds GPS Via Lighting Port

When I ordered a Retina iPad mini, I went for the cellular version – and not only because it means I can get online anywhere without draining my iPhone’s battery by tethering. I got it for the GPS, which is…Read more ›    [Read More…]