Psychedelic Photos From Google’s Deep Dream Software

A month ago, Google revealed how it uses algorithms to process and analyze photos. The software, called Artificial Neural Networks, basically allows computers to understand what real-world objects look like by tweaking common patterns between millions of photos. Google recently released the source code to that software under the nickname “Deep Dream” and, since then, people have been using it to create terrifying, psychedelic photos …

Edit Images, Videos and Gifs with Kanvas App

Add text, doodles, overlays and stickers to content for sharing within and outside the creative social network

Though the current state of social media offers an app for nearly everyone, there’s always room for more to play in the space—so long as they’re willing to play nice with others across all key platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr. Enter Kanvas, a social network app that allows users to edit photos, gifs and video with an ever-growing list of creative ways. And …

CH Gift Guide: Perfect Snap

Pinholes, time-lapse, GoPros and other cameras and accessories for your favorite photographer

Have a budding lensman in your life? Help your favorite photographer move beyond the confines of Instagram filters and into the bigger picture with a gift that will surely enhance their camera skills. Whether it’s Hasselblad’s beautiful point-and-shoot, a DIY pinhole camera, a handsome new strap, the latest adventure-ready GoPro, a time-lapse camera or gloves enabling quick manual maneuvers, the photography items from the Cool …

MAXHASH

Put the world's hashtags in the palm of your hand with HYPERHYPER's new app

MAXHASH, the first app from design and developer studio HYPERHYPER, is the newest way to browse the internet. The app conglomerates hashtags from popular social media networks (so far just Instagram and Tumblr) to bring those tagged images onto a single smartphone screen. “Because tagging is so deliberate, MAXHASH is able to return visuals that reveal an immediate and honest reflection of any particular topic—at …

Lytro Perspective Shift

Get creative with two new features that will change how you photograph

With the introduction of their truly unique light field camera, Lytro made a big splash last year. Founder Ren Ng recently released a Lytro update that allows users manual control of their high-tech and compact cameras, and now the company is taking it a step further with two more fantastic features, coming out 4 December, which give users access to Perspective Shift and Living Filters. …