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Tim Brookes

iOS and Mac Editor / Joined 12 July, 2010

Tim is Mac and iOS editor for MakeUseOf and can currently be found living in Melbourne, Australia. You can find him on Twitter at @timbrookes.

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The 3 Most Effective Quick Photo Fixes You Can Apply To An Image

Creative

The 3 Most Effective Quick Photo Fixes You Can Apply To An Image

Photo editing is a fine art that you can only learn by experimenting. In the long run you will eventually find your own style, your own preferences and hopefully recognize some of your shortcomings as a photographer while tidying up in the post process. There are a few fixes that can really make a picture stand out, and they’re often the simplest of things.

Tim Brookes February 21, 2013 21-02-2013
The 3 Most Effective Quick Photo Fixes You Can Apply To An Image
Guaranteed Disappointment: 7 More Bad Films For Your Amusement [Stuff to Watch]

Web Culture

Guaranteed Disappointment: 7 More Bad Films For Your Amusement [Stuff to Watch]

The last time I did a terrible movies post it was a list of the usual suspects: The Room, Troll 2 and Birdemic; all of which have walked the halls of shame many times before. The article attracted way more attention than I thought it would, and for that reason it’s time to serve up another course of cinematic sludge.

Tim Brookes February 18, 2013 18-02-2013
Guaranteed Disappointment: 7 More Bad Films For Your Amusement [Stuff to Watch]
Pocket Light Meter Is A Must-Have App For Film Photographers [iPhone]

iPhone and iPad

Pocket Light Meter Is A Must-Have App For Film Photographers [iPhone]

If you’re always on the lookout for old 35mm cameras to actually use (i.e. you don’t want to just pose with them on Instagram) then you should always test the in-built meter’s accuracy as this can diminish over time. The best way to do this is with a fresh battery and an external light meter. Luckily for iPhone owners, all of these scenarios are catered for in one free app..

Tim Brookes February 15, 2013 15-02-2013
Pocket Light Meter Is A Must-Have App For Film Photographers [iPhone]
Splice Genes & Build A Utopian City In Pixel People For iOS

iPhone and iPad

Splice Genes & Build A Utopian City In Pixel People For iOS

It’s a city building game with a twist – instead of dealing with economics, politics and waste management, you just build a utopia. For fun. And you clone people too! It’s a creative, methodical but altogether casual attempt at a classic genre and the result is like crack for your thumbs. After all, SimCity isn’t out for a few months yet, and so this is probably the best way to scratch the city-building itch until then.

Tim Brookes February 14, 2013 14-02-2013
Splice Genes & Build A Utopian City In Pixel People For iOS
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