Photography

How to use the new Camera filters in iOS 11

How to use camera filters in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad.

While lens filters for the iPhone's Camera app have been around for several iOS generations now, iOS 11 not only changes the available filters, but changes the user interface as well. Apple touts them in its iOS 11 preview:

"New professional-quality filters take the camera on iPhone to another level. Portrait photos are more expressive. Skin tones more natural. There are even filters for applying classic looks to your portraiture photography."

How to share multiple photos and videos in a single Instagram post

How to post multiple photos and videos in a single Instagram post on iPhone and iPad.

In a recent update Instagram allowed for posting up to 10 photos and/or videos in a single post in your Feed, rather than posting them all individually. The post will have an icon that lets viewers know there are more photos, and the blue dots at the bottom of the post will indicate that they can swipe over to see more. Here’s how to do it:

How to create collections in Instagram

How to create collections in Instagram on iPhone and iPad.

Instagram offers a couple ways to return to posts that you liked or found interesting. The app keeps track of every post that you have ever "liked" so you can return to them in the future, but this can quickly turn into a huge quantity to search through. You can also save posts even if you didn't "like" them, but again, this can become a mess to sort through as well.

Apple adds Memories to Photos tutorial collection

Apple How to Shoot on iPhone 7

Apple continues to add tutorials to its video collection directed at iPhone photographers. From the basics to useful pro tips, there are now over 20 step-by-step instructional videos in How to shoot on iPhone 7. The latest additions showcase the Memories feature of the iOS Photos app. Memories was added with iOS 10, along with other highlights such as the People folder in Albums.

How to turn GIFs into Live Photos on iPhone

How to turn GIFs into Live Photos with Giphy on iPhone.

While there has seemingly always been demand to turn Live Photos into GIFs, there hasn't been much said about turning GIFs into Live Photos. The latest version of Giphy has a tool for just that, however, allowing you to save your favorite GIFs in your camera roll as Live Photos, which you can use as wallpaper or as your lock screen image. Here's how to use Giphy to turn GIFs into Live Photos:

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