I am iPhone Photography obsessed. I will curate relevant compelling content to help you raise your game. I also throw in, from time to time, content from Android and DSLR that i think you will also find interesting. Bottom line, this feed is mostly about iPhone Photography!
Do you ever stop to think whether our lives are improved now that we have smartphones and constant access to the virtual world? That perhaps we're just a little too addicted to staring at our technology...
In the early 90s I was just a kid, and I remember watching a VHS tape about photography lighting with the great Dean Collins. I was truly amazed with the way things were arranged in the studio and how he placed the light.
Creating a sense of drama in your iPhone photos is a great way to catch and hold the viewer’s attention. Drama adds an air of moodiness and mystery to your image, evoking strong emotions in the viewer.
VSCO‘s popular film simulation software for Lightroom and Photoshop just saw a massive price cut. Instead of price tags of up to $119 for each pack of filters, the price has been halved for each pack, so you can pick up any of them for just $59.
I suck at all things Adobe... Well besides Lightroom, but other than that I'm pretty bad at anything the suite offers. I stick to Final Cut Pro for video and I don't even have a substitution for Photoshop. Sometimes this limits me, but often times it makes me more creative. I have to find different ways to do things and my go to resource for alternative options is usually my iPhone.
Now I'm sure these task are much easier to complete on an iPad so this is recommended as well, unfortunately I don't have that privilege, so my phone will have to do. Lucky for me I opted for the 6s Plus instead of settling for the 6s, I couldn't imagine doing these task on a smaller real estate (though I'm sure it's possible).
So for those of who struggle at times using computer based apps then I want to first say I understand, and secondly share my tips on how to overcome these situations. Nothing will replace the likes of Photoshop, Illustrator or Lightroom, but here are 3 apps that I use to help enhance my images and to help keep this blog slightly modern looking.
If you've been reading this blog as of late you've probably noticed my fascination with vintage lens, I've always owned this, but acquiring a new one recently has refilled my passion for them. One of my favorite photographers is Emily Soto, who mainly shoots with legacy glass, her images are very soft, yet focused and offer a grungy textured type of look. She sells these textures as Photoshop presets, but because of my lack of skill i've been unable to actually use them.
We discussed several years ago in this blog, the reasons for the purchase of Instagram by Facebook and it became clear that for various reasons, photography and the future of social networks were closely linked.
In 2013, a century-old notebook was found in the summer belt at Cape Evans, Antarctica. It belonged to George Murray Levick, who photographed Robert Falcon Scott’s last expedition to the continent from 1910 to 1913.
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