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Google Pixel 3: your new camera
11 October, 2018
Google unveiled the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL this week. And it's one of the best camera phones ever, says Google. Here's what makes it so special.
Samsung Galaxy A9 quad camera phone unveiled
11 October, 2018
Samsung has just unveiled the world's first quad camera phone. It has an incredible four cameras with four different functions. Here's what to expect.
Huawei P20 Pro camera: what the experts say
22 August, 2018
The Huawei P20 Pro is the world's first smartphone to have a triple-lens camera. But does it live up to the hype? Here's what the critics have to say.
AI – changing smartphone photography?
16 August, 2018
AI is set to change mobile photography. We look at the technology, and how phones such as the Huawei P20 Pro are changing the way we take photos.
Best phones for summer snapping and video
31 July, 2018
From the outstanding Huawei P20 Pro to the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, we take a look at the best smartphones for summer photography
5 hot summer smartphone photography tips
17 July, 2018
From AI camera technology to wide-angled selfies, here are our top five tips for capturing perfect photographs this summer.
What exactly is variable aperture?
26 January, 2018
With rumours of a new smartphone with something called variable aperture, we investigate what it actually means...
Sony Xperia XZ1: Behind the lens
20 October, 2017
We take the opportunity to focus in on what makes the Sony Xperia XZ1's 19MP camera, which can record video in an astounding 960fps, so good...
Winners of iPhone Photography Awards 2017
3 July, 2017
The world's finest photographs taken with an iPhone. Thousands of entrants compete for the number one grand prize in the iPhone Photography Awards...
How to take better selfies
21 June, 2017
As front facing cameras increase in quality, it's clear the selfie craze isn't going anywhere soon - so you may as well join them!
7 ways to take better photos with iPhone 7
1 March, 2017
The camera on your smartphone is the capable of great things, and with our top smartphone photography tips you can really harness its potential
Huawei P9 lite hands on
20 November, 2016
Meet the Huawei P9 lite...
Game-changing tips for better winter photography
14 November, 2016
Want to find out how to perfect your winter photography? Here are our tips to capture the changing colours and unpredictable British weather...
Testing the Sony Xperia Z5's 23MP camera
7 October, 2015
The Sony Xperia Z5 range features a brand new and improved 23MP camera, so we put it to the test with some miniature art.
Google to count calories in your foodie photos
3 June, 2015
The rise of artificial intelligence isn’t set to take over mankind just yet. For now, it’s going to count the calories in your Instagram posts.
Take better photos with your phone
23 March, 2015
If you’re going to use a camera phone to take great photos, you’ll need to know what you’re doing. So here are a few top tips for taking beautiful photos.
Amazing tech for better selfies
6 February, 2015
Selfies are literally in the dictionary now. You can't avoid them so why not join them, or go one better with this great tech
Make the most of Instagram
5 February, 2015
Instagram gives everyone the chance to get creative with pictures. But how do you get started? Here are our tips to help you get the most from Instagram.
What are RAW and DNG photos?
4 February, 2015
Some professional photographers are turning to their smartphones because they can capture RAW and DNG images. But what are these strange terms?
Best photo editing apps
3 February, 2015
Our smartphone is our camera. Here are a few photo editing apps that The Lowdown regularly uses to try and put ourselves in the best possible light.
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