planetOids – 2018-07-09 – Best Photo Editing Apps, Inventions for Wildlife Photography, Nikon Mirrorless Cameras, Fuji Rebates and more

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This article lists some of the best photo-editing apps for landscape photos. It can be useful for people who are interested in phone editing of landscape photos, and for people who are on the go.

  • 16 of the Best Apps for Landscape Photography (PetaPixel)

Ever wondered how those talented nature photographers capture the moment a lion is in the middle of its roar? Or the moment a Shark dives down and sees its prey? From cameras mounted on sharks fins to cameras hidden inside remotely controlled vehicles, this article discusses some of the greatest inventions that have changed the way photographers capture wildlife, and the way that the world sees wildlife.

KelbyOne is a world renowned online photography school with many different lessons and tutorials on Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, etc… They recently announced that they will be doing a $10 per month subscription option that gives access to over 300 online courses. This is great for anyone trying to get into any aspect of photography.

  • KelbyOne Launches New $10 a Month Subscription Plan with 300+ Online Photography Courses (PetaPixel)

Heres something interesting: Nikon has 2 full-frame mirrorless cameras in the works. It appears that they will cost around $4,000 and $3,000 for different models. Here is a link to Nikon Rumours where they talk a bit about this.

  • First set of rumored specifications for the Nikon mirrorless cameras (Nikon Rumors)

Here’s a good video by Aputure showing some cool lens effects that you can use in your own photos. There are 7 cool effects you can use to spice up your photos/videos.

7 Practical Lens Effects

Adorama Deals! Fuji Rebates

The following rebates include:

  • 24/7 Traffic Collection – Sling Bag
  • SanDisk 32GB Extreme PRO SDHC Memory Card, UHS-I Class 10 U3 V30
  • ProOPTIC Complete Optics Care and Cleaning Kit
  • Corel Digital Creative Suite Photo Essentials Software Kit
  • Bower 20 Slot Leatherette Memory Card Wallet, Black
  • Green Extreme Portable USB 2.0 4 in 1 Memory Multi Card Reader

Fujifilm X-T2 Mirrorless Body, Black – With Free Accessory Bundle

Fujifilm X-T2 Mirrorless Body Graphite Silver Edition With Free Accessory Bundle

Fujifilm X-T2 Mirrorless with 18-55mm OIS Lens and Free Accessories, Black

Fujifilm X-H1 24.3MP Mirrorless Digital Camera Black With Free Accessory Bundle

Fujifilm X-H1 24.3MP Mirrorless Camera Black w/Power Booster Grip and Free Accessory Bundle


Fujifilm X-A3 Mirrorless Camera with XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens | $449 Brown


  • ProOptic 58mm Digital Essentials Filter Kit
  • Corel Digital Creative Suite Photo Essentials Software Kit

Fujifilm X-T100 Mirrorless Camera Champagne Gold W/ Fujifilm XC 50-230mm Lens

  • Includes: Fujifilm XC 50-230mm F4.5-6.7 Lens

Fujifilm X-T100 Mirrorless Camera Black w/XC15-45mm PZ OIS Lens/XC 50-230mm lens


  • Fujifilm XC15-45mm PZ OIS Lens
  • Fujifilm XC 50-230mm (76-350mm) F4.5-6.7 OIS II Lens

Fujifilm X-A5 Mirrorless Camera with XC 15-45mm OIS PZ/50-230mm Lenses Pink /ACC


  • Fujifilm XC15-45mm PZ OIS Lens
  • Fujifilm XC 50-230mm (76-350mm) F4.5-6.7 OIS II Lens
  • Slinger SL-01 Photo Video Bag, Black
  • Lexar 16GB Platinum II 300x Class 10 UHSI-U1 SDHC Memory Card
  • Green Extreme Protable USB 2.0 4 in 1 Memory Multi Card Reader
  • Corel Digital Creative Suite Photo Essentials Software Kit
  • ProOPTIC Pro Digital 58mm Multi Coated UV Slim Filter

(cover photo credit: snap from PetaPixel)

Matthew Carew

Matthew Carew is a 17-year-old aspiring filmmaker and photographer from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Although his professional career has yet to begin, he has amassed various awards and received recognition in both local and international film/photography festivals.

Some of his favorite photographic subjects include aerial photography, urban photography and landscape photography but also has a keen interest in all aspects of photography, as well as cinematography. Matthew shoots on a Nikon D5500 and a DJI Phantom 4 drone.

He dreams of being a film director one day and is currently working on getting into film school.

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