Tag Archive: Photos


Apply Image Adjustments to Other Photos on Mac with Copy & Paste

If you have spent a while adjusting a picture to your liking in Photos app for Mac, you can easily apply those image adjustments and edits to other pictures in Photos app as well. This is accomplished through a handy but little-known copy & paste adjustments ability, and it’s quite easy to use. Essentially what … Read More

How to Hide Contact Photos in Messages on iPhone

The iOS Messages app defaults to showing assigned contact photos alongside each message thread, but if you’d rather those pictures are not shown alongside your iMessage chats, you can now toggle the thumbnails off on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This makes the Messages app chat screen a bit more simple looking, removing any picture … Read More

Enable Additional Photos Adjustments in Mac Photos App

The Mac Photos app serves as a photo manager and image editor, and while the default toolset for picture adjustments is sufficient for many users, you can enable six additional photos adjustments to gain even more control over your pictures. We’ll show you how to enable image adjustment tools for Sharpen, Definition, Noise Reduction, Vignette, … Read More

Take Live Photos with iPhone for Great Action Firework Photos

Action sequences are notoriously difficult to get a picture of, and that’s where taking photos with Live Photo on iPhone can be particularly great. This is especially true with Independence Day celebrations taking place across the USA, and you may be inclined to take pictures of fireworks or even record a video of the firework … Read More

How to Download Photos from iCloud to Mac or Windows PC the Easy Way

One of the most common questions regarding using iCloud and iCloud Photo Library is how to download photos from iCloud once they have been stored there. This is a deceptively simple question, and we’re going to push aside all the complexities and oddities of downloading pictures from iCloud Photo Library within Photos app on the … Read More

Use free Snapseed on iPad to tune your photos to best effect

Snapseed is a free image editing app from Google that has some fantastic editing tools to make any photo even better. The killer feature here is the set of Tune Image tools that let you take a good photo and turn it into a great photo, right on your iPad, with very little effort. Here’s […]

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Use Pixelmator to add more of a good thing to your photos

Imagine a photo of a young child, blowing bubbles into a gentle breeze. Wouldn’t it be an even better photo if there were more than one bubble in it? Because man, that kid is cute, but she sure can’t blow bubbles very well. With Pixelmator, a fantastic photo editor on iOS and Mac, you can […]

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How to make your photos pop with VSCO on iPad

VSCO is a fantastic photo app for iPhone and iPad, and it lets you shoot some killer photos as well as edit them directly in the same app once you’ve taken your masterpiece. The app is universal, which means it works well on iPhone and iPad, natively. The extra screen real estate, however, makes VCSO […]

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Swipe your photos from one device to another without any fuss

With iOS, you have AirDrop, and on Android you have Android Beam to send photos and files back and forth to other devices running the same operating system. But what if you want to send photos from your iPhone to your friend’s Nexus? Or vice versa? FotoSwipe, a new app for both iOS and Android, […]

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How to View Live Photos in Messages for Mac

Live Photos are basically a still photo that comes to life as a short video, they’re a neat feature that can be captured by newer model iPhone cameras, and now the Messages app on the Mac can view these little moments if they’re sent your way. To have access to Live Photos in Messages for … Read More [Read More…]