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Top 30 Photography Trends in August

From Pixelated Photo Filters to Machined Aluminum 4K Cameras

— August 27, 2017 — Tech
The August 2017 photography trends are reflective of technological developments as a whole.

Cards and drives can hold more data on smaller spaces than ever before, and one of the results of that straightforward technological development is an increasing degree of focus on the field of photography. More data ultimately led to cloud systems for data storage, and that, coupled with increased internet bandwidth around the world, means that it's easier than ever to share (and thus to see) high quality photos. The photography industry is booming, and the August 2017 photography trends reflect that.

Part of the result of an inundation of photography is that people strive for ways to stand out from the herd. Ironically, apps have subsequently arisen that intentionally make users' pictures look older, not newer. The 'Bricks' app turns ones pictures into heavily pixelated arrays of color, while the 'Gudak' app applies a realistic-looking disposable camera filter.
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Photo-Censoring Apps
Photo-Censoring Apps
The 'Redacted' App Lets You Share an Image with Censoring
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29
Social Camera Brand Apps
Social Camera Brand Apps
The GoPro 'QuikStories' App Lets You Create Beautiful Video Clips
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28
Extreme Sports Drones
Extreme Sports Drones
The Airdog 2 is Designed for Photographing and Filming Extreme Sports
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27
Magnetic Photo Holders
Magnetic Photo Holders
Swapsnap Effortlessly Displays Pictures on Walls Without Nails
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26
Absurd Anniversary Videos
Absurd Anniversary Videos
The Nikon Oz Music Video Celebrates the Camera Company's 100th Birthday
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25
Digital HD Artwork Displays
Digital HD Artwork Displays
The Meural Display Canvas Brings Your Favorite Artwork to Your Walls
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24
Automated Photography-Sharing Bots
Automated Photography-Sharing Bots
Photerloo Labels Images with Keywords for Easier Sharing
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23
Dating App Photo Raters
Dating App Photo Raters
The Fire for Tinder App Lets You Know Which Photos Get the Most Matches
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22
Machined Aluminum 4K Cameras
Machined Aluminum 4K Cameras
The Leica TL2 Camera Boasts an Impressive Body and Specs
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21
3D-Enabling Camera Cases
3D-Enabling Camera Cases
The Vitrima Lens Turns the GoPro into a 3D Recording Device
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20
AI Photography Curators
AI Photography Curators
The VSCO App is Introducing the Artificially Intelligent 'Ava'
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19
Autofocus DSLR Lenses
Autofocus DSLR Lenses
The Citograph 35mm Lens Doesn't Require Focusing to Use
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18
Eatery Photography Events
Eatery Photography Events
CHOP5 Salad Kitchen Launched a Photo-Taking Event for Influencers
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17
Social Media Palette Generators
Social Media Palette Generators
'MyInstaPalette' Helps Users Find Their Most-Used Instagram Colors
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16
AR Photography Apps
AR Photography Apps
'Lumyer' Adds Animated Augmented Reality Effects to Photos
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15
Friend-Sourced Travel Itineraries
Friend-Sourced Travel Itineraries
'dipp' Smart Travel Guide Uses Friends' Photos to Plan Your Trip
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14
360-Degree Smartphone Cameras
360-Degree Smartphone Cameras
Motorola Has Unveiled a 360-Degree Moto Mod Camera
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13
360-Degree Photography Apps
360-Degree Photography Apps
'Lookabout' is a Community for Sharing Immersive Panoramic Photos
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12
Macro Photography Smartphone Bands
Macro Photography Smartphone Bands
The 'Easy-Macro' Macro Photography Lens Slips onto Your Device
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11
Professional Headshot Services
Professional Headshot Services
HireClub Headshots are Tailored to Get People the Job
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10
Facial Recognition Tickets
Facial Recognition Tickets
Bristol Robotics Lab is Developing the Future of Ticketing in the UK
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9
Pixelated Photo Filters
Pixelated Photo Filters
The Bricks App Turns iPhone Photos into 8-Bit Images
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8
Photography Brand Security Cameras
Photography Brand Security Cameras
The Polaroid Hoop is a Simplified Home Security Camera
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7
Prismatic Smartphone Camera Lenses
Prismatic Smartphone Camera Lenses
The Trippy Clip 'Pryzma' Creates Ethereal Snapshots
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6
Authentic Disposable Camera Apps
Authentic Disposable Camera Apps
The Gudak App Mimics Everything About Disposable Cameras
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5
Adventurous Photography Extensions
Adventurous Photography Extensions
The Mustsee Chrome Extension Gives Users Travel Photographs
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4
Tilt-Shift Photography Cameras
Tilt-Shift Photography Cameras
The Bonzart Ampel Camera Turns Scenery into Fantastical Artwork
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3
Multi-Lens Smartphone Cases
Multi-Lens Smartphone Cases
The Ztylus Switch 6 iPhone Lens System Enables Crisp Photography
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2
Drone Photography Books
Drone Photography Books
'Dronescapes: The New Aerial Photography' Features Bird's Eye Views
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1
360-Degree Selfie Devices
360-Degree Selfie Devices
The Wefie Camera is Like a Technology-Infused Selfie Stick
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