All articles related to photos and photography

16. January 2019
The Mac has two fonts for emoji graphics, which of course can also be used in Photoshop and Illustrator.

Use emojis in Photoshop - here's how!

Emojis are kind of a never-ending trend. Every year there are new funny emoji symbols that can be used in the Messages app on iPhone, iPad or Mac. But not only there, but in all [...]
14. January 2019

Trick: Switching off the optical image stabilization of iPhone X, XS, XS Max, XR ...

Since the Apple iPhone 6 Plus and its successors, the smartphones from Cupertino have a feature called OIS (Optical Image Stabilization; in German: Optical / mechanical image stabilization). The stabilization of the camera or cameras should [...]
5. January 2019
With the camera app "kirakira +" all things can be made to sparkle.

iPhone app kirakira + takes photos with a glitter and glamor effect

Sometimes I come across apps that really inspire me. This is what happened a few days ago with the "kirakira +" app, which I discovered in the app store recommendations. The app is camera software that can be used both in videos [...]
13. December 2018

Drones fly in winter: this is how the batteries last longer

LiPo batteries are used in pretty much every drone and every quadrocopter. Such a lithium polymer battery is susceptible to low temperatures. Even a temperature around freezing point can reduce the flight time by 30 to 50% [...]
12. December 2018
In the test: the Rollei lens ball with 90 mm

In the test: Rollei lens ball for creative crystal ball photography

I think I saw this thing for the first time in some Instagram ad ... paired with great examples of crystal ball photography, of course. Unfortunately, I am quite susceptible to such photo gadgets and the next time I [...]
29. November 2018

DJI Osmo Pocket - pocket-sized camera with gimbal

Extremely light, with 4K resolution and 60 fps and equipped with its own gimbal for image stabilization - that's the new DJI Osmo Pocket. You can now buy the stabilized handheld camera in pocket format in the DJI Store [...]
14. November 2018
Photoshop tips and tricks

Photoshop: Do not change window size when zooming

I've been using Photoshop for what feels like decades - at least one thing should be realistic. What has been annoying me for ages, but what I have never changed because I lacked the muse for it, is [...]
8. November 2018

DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise - drone for industry, rescue, construction and more

With the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise, the market-leading manufacturer of camera drones from China released a drone for various professional applications at the end of last month. It can be used in industry, transport and construction as well as in [...]
12. October 2018

DVD tip + raffle: “Works of art from holiday photos 5” by Pavel Kaplun

Long gone are the days when you looked at black and white photos in creaky photo albums or boxes of discolored Polaroids in order to remember the moments captured. Today pretty much anyone can [...]
30. September 2018
DJI GO 4 CPU overloaded error

DJI Mavic 2 Error Message: "CPU Overloaded" - Causes and Solutions

In the last few weeks there have been frequent reports from users of the Mavic 2 Pro or Mavic 2 Zoom that the "CPU overloaded" error message was thrown in the DJI Go 4 app. That ensured [...]