TAG: iPhone photography


DSLR proves adequate replacement for iPhone camera!


It was the first day of my visit and I was checking my Instagram and already planning some shots of one of the world’s most photogenic cities, when disaster struck. My iPhone was suddenly knocked out of my hand and — smash! The screen was shattered. I was in New York on a trip that…


So you want to win a mobile photo competition?


The MPAs and the IPPAs: the two leading mobile-only photography awards All photography competitions are businesses in some form or other. Some competitions make profits for their organisers, some are marketing vehicles for their sponsors, others are designed to build archives of photos for sale and some simply want your contact details so they can…


Get the best out of the new Ricoh Theta 360-degree camera


“What’s that?” said Rajeev, in my local shoe repair shop, as he pointed across the counter at the thing sticking out of my bag. It was a Ricoh Theta 360-degree camera attached to a Gorilla grip, stuffed into the side pocket of my rucksack. I tried to explain what it did. “It takes two 180-degree…


Five iOS Apps for Photographers


Is mobile still just for kids? You might have noticed a number of “serious” photographers taking it seriously recently (Annie Leibovitz, David Bailey, Bruce Weber etc). And didn’t we always say it’s not the camera that takes the photo, it’s the photographer? Well, smartphone cameras are just cameras. A top-of-the-range DSLR did the same pixels…

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Window Light: The Overlooked Light Source


These days everyone seems caught up in the “strobist” craze. I attribute this to the fact that with digital photography the flash is no longer as mysterious as it was in the film days when you couldn’t instantly review your images. Back then serious flash photography was pretty much left to the professionals. More and…

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