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New Playmemories app

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount News and Rumors' started by southy, Dec 17, 2015.

  1. southy

    southy TalkEmount Veteran

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    Feb 5, 2014
    Australia
    Sky HDR app looks like and interesting new addition. I appears to be more than just a HDR app. The app lets you add an adjustable gradient filter in camera and even save the file as RAW which the current in camera HDR can't do.

    Sky HDR | PlayMemories Camera Apps
     
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  2. WestOkid

    WestOkid TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jan 25, 2014
    New Jersey, USA
    Gary
    Looks interesting. However, I have two problems
    • I don't like the 9.99 price tag.
    • I fell like I may get in trouble for cheating :confused:
     
  3. pbizarro

    pbizarro TalkEmount Veteran

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    Nov 24, 2014
    Portugal
    It's a good option. But I am so used to using GND filters in the field, that I will not change my shooting habits. And, when required, I can also fine tune later on with the gradient tool in LR.
     
  4. unlo

    unlo Sony ******

    Jan 19, 2014
    Ohio
    Matt
    Yea, Interesting as it looks. I remind myself how often I use the other 9.99$ apps I've purchased. *basically Never.

    I'll at least wait for a review from someone before shelling out the dough.
     
  5. bdbits

    bdbits TalkEmount Veteran

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    Sep 10, 2015
    Bob
    The one app I have purchased - for time lapse - I do use from time-to-time. I look at some of them and think "why would it matter to do that in-camera?", especially for $10.

    I do wish Sony would open up development a bit more. Look at what it did for the smartphone, and PDAs before it. I would imagine there would need to be some constraints so that apps could not do something so stupid as to damage the camera, say by overheating a sensor. Yet it seems it could be more open than it is, and could generate a lot of money for Sony if they took the usual 30%.