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Expo Notes: Sort Shots iPad app adds metadata features

A major new update to Sort Shots gives the iPad app the ability to use existing metadata and EXIF tags -- a feature iPad-owning photographers have long been clamoring for.

Review: Samsung TL500 point-and-shoot camera

The Samsung TL500 has some drool-worthy specs and shoots great photos, but it stumbles on usability and video quality.

New Ricoh CX5 camera set to replace CX4

Ricoh has just announced the launch of its new CX5 compact camera, which replaces the CX4.

Expo: Share your photos of Macworld Expo

Upload your best shots from the show floor to Macworld's new Flickr group.

iMedia Browser update adds Flickr browsing

The latest version of the OS X media browser, available exclusively through the Mac App Store, adds a new searchable Flickr browser and sports a redesigned architecture that should boost the application's responsiveness.

Flickr Studio for iPad

This app, which organizes Flickr photostreams into browsable arrangements by time and space, provides a perfect interface for interacting with the photo-sharing service on an iPad.

Digital photography basics: Using a flash

Learn how to get the most from your camera's built-in flash--and know when it's time to use an external flash.

How to update a camera's firmware

Firmware is the operation system for a camera, and it controls its sensor, LCD screen, lens, buffer, and autofocus. Updating to the latest version of firmware can fix bugs and add fun new features to a digital camera.

Nik Software launches black-and-white Photoshop plug-in

Nik Software will release Silver Efex Pro 2 on February 1. The upgrade to its plug-in for creating black-and-white images using Photoshop, Aperture and Lightroom introduces new features that offer more control over detail, contrast, and tonality.

The Big Picture for iPhone and iPad

This hybrid app delivers impressive-looking photos to whatever iOS device you happen to use. But the overall user experience needs some improvement to differentiate it from what you can get on the Web for free.

Olympus E-5 DSLR

The E-5 is a solid if somewhat underwhelming DSLR for existing Olympus kit owners.

How to rate photos in iPhoto

Don't waste time scrolling through thousands of thumbnails in iPhoto. Instead, quickly locate the best shots in your library by organizing them with star ratings.

Epson Stylus NX625

Unlike most basic small- or home-office MFPs, the NX625 offers mostly cheap inks and some impressive performance.

Lady Gaga unveils Polaroid sunglasses camera, printer

Almost a year to the day since Polaroid said it was signing on Lady Gaga as its creative director, the popular singer unveiled on Thursday the fruits of her labor at the imaging company.

Three apps to help manage your photos

As enjoyable as it can be to add fun edits to your images, being able to easily manage and share your work is an important way to complete the experience of dealing with your photos and videos. The three reasonably priced applications I discuss here will help keep your work organized and ready to be shared online.