One of the biggest shortfalls of the iPhone, or any mobile phone for that matter, is the ability to shoot good quality photos at night. The small sensors in these devices have small pixels which make it difficult to capture enough light for this type of work. However, there are ways around this limitation if … Continue reading Night Photography 101
There’s always been a divisive gap between the two major forces in the art of photography. For decades we’ve seen and enjoyed the traditional camera style, now known as DSLR photography, and in recent years, the growth of mobile photography has been very difficult to ignore. Its popularity has taken off to where it has … Continue reading The Gap is Getting Smaller
If you own an iPhone X or plan to get one, please don't take my words to heart. This is just my opinion and it really doesn't matter what I think, it matters what you think. I finally got to see an iPhone X on display at the local Source store but they keep their … Continue reading The iPhone X? Meh.
There’s a type of photography that was once never thought possible on a smartphone and that’s HDR, or High Dynamic Range photography. Dynamic Range is the range between the lightest and darkest parts of an image. The camera, any camera, cannot “see” the dynamic range that a human eye can see so in order to … Continue reading iPhone Photography Basics – HDR
Smartphone makers do a good job of making their camera apps work a lot like real cameras. Let's take a look at the basic camera functions, and I should mention that I'm an iPhone guy but most phones will have buttons that are similar to what I will outline here. I'll touch on a couple … Continue reading A Quick Guide to Your iPhone’s Camera
When I sold my Canon gear I knew that going all iPhone with my photography would have its challenges. And boy, does it ever. One of my goals with iPhoneography is to get a shot of the Milky Way. I knew there was hope in achieving it because I saw a post about it online. … Continue reading Milky Way – Attempt 1
Sometimes people do the craziest things. I tend to be a pretty conservative fellow — you know, err on the side of caution, that sort of thing. But recently I made a decision that will, in a small way, change my life. Well, the photography side of my life at least. I have decided to … Continue reading A Bold Move – Why I Sold My Canon Gear
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