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June/July 2019

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Hyperlapse (iOS; free) Create amazing time-lapse videos that were previously impossible without bulky tripods and expensive equipment. Your footage is instantly stabilized to smooth out the bumps from the road and give it a cinematic feeling. Canva (iOS, Android; free) Create a memorable instaquote with the Ins- tagram highlight cover, Instagram highlight icons maker, and Instagram story maker. Save time and use any of the 60,000 free templates created by professional designers. Boomerang (iOS, Android; free) Find something (or someone!) that's moving or create a video selfie with the front-facing camera. There's just one button. Tap it once and Boomerang shoots a burst of 10 photos, turning them into a delightful mini video. Layout (iOS, Android; free) Choose photos from your camera roll — or use the built-in Photo Booth to take spontaneous shots — and instantly see them laid out in various combinations. Pick the layout you like best, then edit it to make it your own. Up your Instagram game this summer By Terry Ng W I T H M O R E T H A N 1 billion monthly active users, Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms in the world. To stand out from the crowd, it's not enough to just own an Instagram account anymore. You'll need to up your game for the 'gram and create a more curated and aesthet- ically pleasing feed. Luckily, you don't have to be a photography pro to edit photos or videos like one. Here are five apps to add a boost of creativity to your snapshots and videos, which in turn can bring in more likes. The Enlight app lets you turn your ideas into brilliant art. Enlight (iOS; $3.99) You'll be blown away by the creative possi- bilities packed into this sophisticated photo editing app: from layers and blending modes to special effects, brushes, fonts and tonal adjustments to film, black and white and duo presets. Turn the ideas in your head into bril- liant art from your phone. Tip: Not ready to share your own photos? The Repost app makes sharing other peoples' photos a breeze. It auto-adds the ability to include credits to the photographer and even allows you to modify captions. 45 J U N E / J U L Y 2 019 Teaching & Learning T E C H T I P S Shoot Like a Pro

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