Category Archives: Fun with Photos

Photos15: Highlight Videos, remote shutter, and live photos

The following summary is written by ChatGPT

  • 0:00 – Chris G from Geeks on Tour shares tips for creating fun videos with photos.
  • 0:35 – Uses an iPhone and Apple Watch to capture photos during a chair yoga class.
  • 1:28 – Emphasizes the use of Live Photos for capturing motion on iPhone and Motion Photos for Android.
  • 2:05 – Demonstrates using an Apple Watch as a remote shutter and issuing voice commands for Samsung phones.
  • 3:10 – Shows how to view Live Photos and Motion Photos on a computer using Google Photos.
  • 4:20 – Explains the process of creating highlight videos on Google Photos by selecting photos and choosing the highlight video option.
  • 5:30 – Highlights the importance of using a computer for creating highlight videos to ensure motion is preserved, as opposed to using a phone which results in a static slideshow.

Photos16: Snapseed

ChatGPT wrote this summary:

  • Introduction to Snapseed, a photo editing app for mobile devices. (0:00-0:51)
  • Snapseed is available for iPhones, iPads, Android devices, and Chromebooks (if Android apps can be installed). (0:52-1:26)
  • It’s not compatible with Windows or Mac desktops. (1:27-1:38)
  • Can be used as a standalone app but works best with Google Photos. (1:39-2:01)
  • Instructions for opening photos in Snapseed from Google Photos on Android and iOS devices. (2:02-3:01)
  • Tips on using Snapseed tools like Ambiance, Details, Expand, Text, and Brush. (3:02-5:12)
  • Special tools like Portrait for facial enhancement and Face Spotlight for brightening. (5:13-6:02)