Top 6 Photo Updates in iOS 8


With the recent release of iOS 8, iPhone users are now enjoying a myriad of new photo creation, editing, and management features. The top 6 updates to the Photos app with iOS 8 are:

New Search Tools
Now, iPhone users are able to search through their collections of photos and videos to find media faster. you can now search by the date the photo or video was taken, the location, or the album name.

Smart Suggestions
Of course, typing in a search might not even be needed. By tapping the search icon, suggested content based on what’s important to you. With a second tap, automatic collections grant immediate access to photos taken nearby your current location, photos take the same time last year, or your favorite photos.

Easy Composition Tools
With iOS 8, users can now quickly correct the composition of their photo from the photo app. While cropping an image is nothing new, the horizon corrector is a nice new addition to this menu.

Improved Photo Adjustments
For users who want to adjust with a bit more finesse than a basic filter or adjustment, the new Photos app offers intelligent light control, with adjustable numeric settings for exposure, highlights, shadows, brightness, contrast, and black point.

Integrated Filters
While previous releases of the Photos app included the ability to add filters, millions of users still preferred third party photo editing apps or Instagram for our filtering needs. However, applying photos in a third party app can be quite tedious. To resolve this, Apple has released several new filters and has also opened up the platform to allow Apple developers to create their own filters and editing tools that are available within the Photos app.

Time Lapse
Likely heralding in an era of an increased need for iPhone tripod mounts, the new time lapse mode for the iPhone camera snaps photos at dynamically selected intervals and creates a video time lapse automatically.

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