The future of photography

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The Future of Photography and Hacks You Need to Know in 2018

The future of photography is brighter than ever. With today’s technological advancements, there are more and more hacks available to make your life easier and also help you save plenty of money in the process. But at the same time, the type of available technology seems to advance every 18 months, so it’s up to you to stay on top of everything and use this tech to your advantage.

As an example, we can now take a photograph and turn it into an attractive backdrop. A fun portrait background by Denny Manufacturing can turn your favorite picture into a backdrop that you can use to decorate a birthday party, an upcoming business event, or anything else your heart desires.

This is just one photography innovation of many. We’ll tell you about photography hacks and the future of this industry in greater detail below, so stick around.

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Technological Innovations in 2018

The latest photography related tech innovations are all about refinement and speed. We are currently seeing an influx of mirrorless cameras with the capability of shooting 20 frames per second. This is awesome because these cameras have the ability to use clarity and precision to capture moving targets with the greatest of ease. And even though these pictures are being taken very swiftly while capturing moving targets, high resolution photographs are more than possible.

Complementary photography technology is also booming in 2018 and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Smartphone cameras may not have a slow-motion function available for you to use, but with the right resolution, it’s definitely possible to create legit slow-motion shots by using computer programs to make it happen.

On the flipside, you do have the ability to buy a camera with this function legitimately available to you as well. And this type of camera is going to be better for this purpose since it’s going to take moving pictures and render them better. But you aren’t limited by any means, and if you only have a smartphone camera, it is possible to work around its limitations and still get slow-motion pictures using the best software for the job that is now available.

Turning Pictures into 3D Reality

It’s hard to believe that we can take a picture and tangibly turn it into a 3D printed item. With the advent of 3D printing, it’s possible to take a picture of something and then have it printed and turned into the item you desire. While it’s not necessarily taking a 3D photo because that technology doesn’t exist, it almost feels like it because you can use 3D tech to create the physical item instead.

For many industries, this technology is incredibly useful in the prototyping process. It also helps better create complex components and it makes the production process much quicker over the long run. So the benefits seem practically endless to 3D printing and it’s definitely one of those technological innovations that works hand-in-hand with photography in 2018.

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Right now, photogrammetry software is currently sweeping through the industry and transforming it in positive ways. As far as 3D printing is concerned, this software is a complementary addition that’s very beneficial to the entire field. It creates a cost-effective way to accurately measure, survey, capture, and 3D scan pictures, which will ultimately be turned into desirable prototypes and other items.

Final Thoughts

If you haven’t already, it’s time to begin taking advantage of the latest advancements in photography and new technology. These solutions can provide profitable ways to expand your photography business, improve productivity and other features of your manufacturing business, and so much more. So take advantage and begin using this photography tech sooner rather than later.


By Tony Prower

Tony Prower spent over 15 years photographing the landscapes of Iceland. Tony Prower is a pioneer of the Magic Cloth Technique and ran thousands of photo tours in Iceland over 10 years.