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App Review: LightLeaker (Apple iOS, Apple iPhone 6s)

Very few apps really make me want to review them, but in the case of LightLeaker I’m more than eager to do so. LightLeaker joins the list with LensDistortions and RNI Films as some of my favorite apps for iOS that appeal to the photographer that wants much more than what the current suite of editing platforms offer simply because of their emphasis on creating a clinically perfect photo. I’m a person that loves the aesthetics of disposable cameras, souped film, scratched lenses, etc....

$1699 Light L16 camera (with 16 lenses) hits the FCC

Over the past few years we’ve seen the rise of smartphones with dual-camera systems that offer features like optical zoom without a camera bump and adjustable depth effects. But why stop at two lenses?The Light L16 isn’t a phone, but it is a high-end camera that’s about the size of a smartphone. And thanks to a series of 16 built-in camera lenses, it’s designed to let you take DSLR-style photos without changing out lenses.It’s a funny looking camera that went up for pre-order way back in 2015...

Enchroma Colorblind Glasses Review: Illuminating, But Are They Worth The Money?

Color has always been a mystery to me. As a child, I always figured that making something red was simply adding “red color” to or on it. University was when I really started to understand that colors in biology were made of chemical pigments, each with a unique chemical structure. They all absorbed a different part of the visible light spectrum, and what they didn’t absorb is what we could see. So a red ball would be absorbing blues and greens (and all the colors of ROYGBIV except R), and...