Tag Archive: Photo


How to Set a Profile Photo & Display Name for iMessages on iPhone & iPad

How would you like to be able to set your own profile picture and display name to be shared with other iMessage users? This profile name and picture then shows up as your contact information on their device when you’re communicating. If you have an iPhone or iPad, you can easily set this up. Popular … Read More

How to Use Continuity Camera on Mac to Scan Documents or Take a Photo with iPhone or iPad

Continuity Camera is a great feature available in the latest versions of MacOS that allow a Mac to instantly use an iPhone or iPad for scanning documents or taking photos using that iOS devices camera. This allows you to use the high resolution camera of an iPhone or iPad directly from the Mac as a … Read More

How to Change the Key Photo of Live Photos on iPhone and iPad

Live Photos are the fun animated images captured by modern iPhone and iPad cameras. Essentially each Live Photo is a still image attached to a short movie clip, and much like movie clips there is a key image that can be set to represent the picture as a thumbnail. Changing that key photo can be … Read More

Use Live Photo Effects to Capture Firework Action Photos with iPhone or iPad

Action shots can be some of the more difficult to capture moments for photographers, but the Live Photos feature on iPhone and iPad makes the job easier. Plus with the help of the new Live Photos Effects capabilities, you can add a looping or bouncing effect to the images, which makes the task of capturing … Read More

How to Change a Live Photo to Still on Mac Photos

If you use the Mac Photos app for managing your pictures and you have a modern iPhone, you’ll likely have some (or many) Live Photos stored in your photo library. You can easily change any Live Photo on the Mac from the video picture form back into a still photo, and it’s fairly easy as … Read More

How to Forward a Photo Message from iPhone to Someone Else

Have you ever received a picture message on your iPhone and you wanted to share that photo with someone else? There are a few different ways to forward photo messages from an iPhone, we’ll show you the easiest and quickest method to pass along a picture message from your iPhone Messages app to send along … Read More

How to Resize a Photo on Mac

Resizing a picture changes the resolution of the image, either increasing or decreasing it as desired by the user. On the Mac, the simplest way to resize a photo is using the bundled Preview application, which is available in all versions of macOS and Mac OS X (there is not currently a resize capability in … Read More

How to Convert a Live Photo to Still Photo on iPhone

The Live Photos feature on new iPhone cameras is fun and interesting as it turns a still photo into a short live action clip automatically. While you can turn the Live Photos feature off and on easily with a quick toggle, another approach is to not think about it by leaving the feature on, then … Read More

Where Photo Booth Image Files are Located in Mac OS X

Photo Booth is the fun picture taking app in Mac OS X that takes selfies with the built-in FaceTime camera, some people use it for diaries or a mirror, and there are many goofy effects that can be applied to the images which turns Photo Booth into a fun house app of sorts. While users … Read More

iPhone 7’s redesigned antenna band revealed in leaked photo

The iPhone’s prominent (and, dare we say it, somewhat ugly)  antenna bands have been a staple of Apple’s handsets for a few years now. However, a new photo — allegedly leaked by Apple device maker Foxconn — shows off Cupertino’s more minimal approach with the upcoming iPhone 7. What do you think? As per iPhone tradition, the […]

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

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