Google Photos’ new video editor offers more control over footage
Now that Google has revamped Photos’ still image editing, it’s turning its attention to moving pictures. Google has overhauled the video editor in Photos for Android and iOS to give you much more control than the usual trimming, stabilization and rotation.
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Martian Satellite Photos Show Dynamic Planet
Mars, once thought to be a static, dusty landscape, is ever changing. It wasn’t until NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) showed up that we observed shifting dunes, seasons coming and going, and dust devils swirling across the planet.
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How to Export Your Google Photos Library
Google Photos keeps your pictures and videos backed up online. But to save your moments in case of an accident or to free up cloud space, you should still periodically back up your Google Photos library locally. Here’s how to do that with Google’s export tool, Takeout.
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Google Photos will end its free unlimited storage on June 1st, 2021
After five years of offering unlimited free photo backups at “high quality,” Google Photos will start charging for storage once more than 15 gigs on the account have been used.
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Facebook now lets everyone export media to Google Photos
You no longer have to wonder whether or not you can transfer Facebook pictures and videos to Google Photos. The company’s Alexandru Voica has revealed that everyone worldwide now has access to a tool that sends media to Google’s cloud service.
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Pinterest’s new Lens feature lets you find products based on your photos
Pinterest is back on its shopping flex with a new “Shop” tab in Lens camera search results. From today, you’ll be able to tap the camera in search bar, snap or upload a photo and then see the Shop tab with a feed of Pins based on products identified in that image.
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Google Photos now offers more control over album sharing
The functionality builds on the direct sharing feature Google introduced in December to allow people to send one-off photos and videos to their friends and family and give them a place to chat about those images. Thanks to this change, you’ll have more explicit control over who sees your albums.
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DJI’s Mavic Air 2 offers 34 minutes of flight time and 48-megapixel photos
Much of DJI’s camera functionality comes from the numerous auto-shot and “smart” modes. Again, there are some new goodies here.
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iPhone SE can take portrait photos of non-humans using an app
The offers many things for the money, but a powerful portrait mode isn’t one of them. Much like the iPhone XR, you’re stuck taking portrait photos of people if you use the default camera app — a problem at a time when you’re supposed to avoid most human contact.
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The courses range in length from 15 minutes to well over an hour, and all are taught by pro photographers and often Nikon ambassadors. Each class runs between $15 and $50, so Nikon is offering $250 worth of photography training for free.
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Google is making it much easier to look for specific images with text through its Photos app. Over the years, the tech giant released various object recognition features powered by Google Lens for its backup application, so it doesn’t end up a photo dump where you can’t find anything anymore.
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