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How to Send Live Photos as Animated GIF from iPhone or iPad

Jul 10, 2018 - 6 Comments
Share Live Photo as Animated GIF

The iPhone and iPad has a little-known capability to convert looping or bouncing Live Photos to animated GIFs natively by sending them through selected sharing methods. This approach to share a Live Photo as a GIF is great because it basically requires zero effort at all, and it’s certainly easier and faster than using an … Read More

Use Live Photo Effects to Capture Firework Action Photos with iPhone or iPad

Jul 4, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How to use Live Photos Effects on iPhone or iPad

Action shots can be some of the more difficult to capture moments for photographers, but the Live Photos feature on iPhone and iPad makes the job easier. Plus with the help of the new Live Photos Effects capabilities, you can add a looping or bouncing effect to the images, which makes the task of capturing … Read More

How to Change the Key Photo of Live Photos on iPhone and iPad

Mar 31, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How to set Key Photo of Live Photos on iPhone and iPad

Live Photos are the fun animated images captured by modern iPhone and iPad cameras. Essentially each Live Photo is a still image attached to a short movie clip, and much like movie clips there is a key image that can be set to represent the picture as a thumbnail. Changing that key photo can be … Read More

How to Take Long Exposure Photos on iPhone & iPad with Live Photos

Jan 10, 2018 - 3 Comments
Take Long Exposure photos on iPhone and iPad with Live Photos

You’re probably aware of Live Photos by now, the interesting iPhone and iPad feature that transforms a regular image capture into a brief movie clip. But the latest versions of iOS support an assortment of exciting Live Photo effects, including an ability to easilyy create beautiful long exposure images. Long Exposure photography is typically left … Read More

How to Change a Live Photo to Still on Mac Photos

Jan 30, 2017 - 5 Comments

If you use the Mac Photos app for managing your pictures and you have a modern iPhone, you’ll likely have some (or many) Live Photos stored in your photo library. You can easily change any Live Photo on the Mac from the video picture form back into a still photo, and it’s fairly easy as … Read More

How to Play Live Photos in Photos for Mac

Jan 26, 2017 - 4 Comments

Wondering how to play Live Photos in the Photos app on Mac? Fortunately it’s quite simple, and there’s no use of 3D Touch or any funky tricks necessary. In fact, in some ways it’s actually easier to play a Live Photo picture video in Photos for Mac than it is when viewing Live Photos in … Read More

How to Post Live Photos to Instagram & Facebook

Oct 13, 2016 - 3 Comments
How to Post a Live Photo to Instagram and Facebook

Capturing Live Photos with the iPhone camera is a lot of fun, but when you share those moments with friends through Instagram or Facebook the “Live” aspect of the photo disappears and only the still picture posts to the service instead. Of course, we want to post the Live Photo the Instagram or Facebook, rather … Read More

How to Take Live Photos with iPhone for Great Action Photos

Jul 4, 2016 - 2 Comments
Take Live Photos with iPhone Camera

Action sequences are notoriously difficult to get a picture of, and that’s where taking photos with Live Photo on iPhone can be particularly great. This is especially true with any activity shots or moving items, whether it’s for sports, people goofing around, or various celebrations. For those with newer iPhone models, using the ability to … Read More

How to Convert a Live Photo to Still Photo on iPhone

Apr 18, 2016 - 3 Comments
Convert a Live Photo to a Still Photo

The Live Photos feature on new iPhone cameras is fun and interesting as it turns a still photo into a short live action clip automatically. While you can turn the Live Photos feature off and on easily with a quick toggle, another approach is to not think about it by leaving the feature on, then … Read More

How to View Live Photos in Messages for Mac

Mar 23, 2016 - 1 Comment
A Live Photos is indicated by the little icon in the upper left corner of the picture

Live Photos are basically a still photo that comes to life as a short video, they’re a neat feature that can be captured by newer model iPhone cameras, and now the Messages app on the Mac can view these little moments if they’re sent your way.

How to Convert Live Photos to Animated GIFs on iPhone with a Free App

Feb 22, 2016 - 15 Comments

Live Photos are a great new feature for the iPhone camera, and while you can easily share them with other iPhone and iPad users or to a Mac, they come across as little movies unless the user has Live Photo compatible iPhone. Mysteriously missing is the ability to convert and save Live Photos as an … Read More

How to Disable or Enable Live Photos on iPhone Camera

Oct 4, 2015 - 28 Comments
Turn Live Photos On, on iPhone Camera

Live Photos are a notable camera feature of the new iPhone, which basically allow a typically still photo to transform into a short movie clip instead, with live action from a second before and after the picture was taken with the iPhone Camera. This is definitely an interesting feature of the new iPhone Cameras and … Read More

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