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(Left: Original), (Middle: Default Depth Effect), (Right: Layered edit with Pixelmator) Apple’s new Portrait mode on the iPhone 7 Plus is seriously impressive, but it’s by no means perfecct. But the best part is that when taking a photo with the Depth Effect it saves both the original and blurred photo. I had a hunch that with a bit of tweaking in Pixelmator we might be able to get to an even better photo, so check out this video tutorial and see the results for yourself! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_kbqyj-k28 While this effect is by no means as good as a photo from an SLR, it’s a massive leap forward for phone cameras. I can’t wait to use this even more! Hope you enjoyed the tutorial…

Hint: It’s not about thinness Last week a big rumor started swirling around the Internet about this year’s upcoming iPhone release. It seemed to send chills down spines and sent Apple doomsayers into a fervor. The headlines said it all: New iPhone 7 Leak Exposes Apple’s Achilles Heel iPhone Users Are Already Petitioning Against This Rumored Change …and my personal favorite: Stop It Already, Apple The blasphemous suggestion that Apple abandon a 100 year old port seems to have caused straight-up panic and outrage. Everywhere I look articles are referencing Apple’s obsession with thinnness to be the likely culprit. I can’t blame them really, that would be a very easy first conclusion to jump to. It’s also hard for anyone to look into Apple’s future other than themselves. But I’ll argue something completely different: Whether in this upcoming iteration or a subsequent one, the reason for Apple getting rid of the…