Feeds
80%
Slow Shutter Cam

Slow Shutter Cam

Slow-mo mojo

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

iOS App of the Week I’m not the best photographer in the world, so I’ve tended to eye the many photographic apps for iDevices with wary suspicion.

Slow Shutter Cam  Slow Shutter Cam

Slow Shutter Cam is so easy to use

However, Slow Shutter Cam is both cheap and simple enough for my limited skills to cope with - and that simplicity is the reason I prefer it to the very similar app called just ‘Slow Shutter’.

The app provides three main options - Automatic, Manual and Light Trail - but it’s worth 59p for the Manual alone, which lets you set the shutter speed to compensate for low-light conditions. It produces quite a bit of noise as the darkness approaches pitch-black levels, but it’s very handy for shooting in the early evening or darker indoor scenes.

Light Trail mode also works best in low-light conditions, letting you can pick up objects such as the headlights of a car as it streaks across your field of vision.

Finally, Automatic mode can be used to create motion-blur effects. All three modes are very easy to use, as you merely need to select a shutter speed ranging from 0.5 to 30 seconds and then just point and shoot.

Slow Shutter Cam

Art attack

RH Recommended Medal

I wouldn’t have minded some more detailed instructions to help me get started, but more experienced photographers should pick it up in no time at all. I also found it easy to experiment with the app, as it gives you a preview of each shot before saving. This allows you to quickly discard any shots you don’t like and then just keep snapping away until you get a feel for the way that each effect works. ®

We'll be making our selection of the best Android smartphone and tablet downloads every Thursday. It you think there's an app we should be considering, please let us know.

'Droid fans, Android App of the Week is published on Tuesday.

More iOS App of the Week Winners

iStunt 2 Apple
iMovie 1.2
PictureBox
Player
The Guardian

5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup

80%
Slow Shutter Cam

Slow Shutter Cam

Art optical effects machine for your iPhone or iPod Touch.
Price: £0.59 RRP

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Endpoint data privacy in the cloud is easier than you think
Innovations in encryption and storage resolve issues of data privacy and key requirements for companies to look for in a solution.
Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?