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LoFi Birthday Giveaway: Halftone

September 30, 2012 – 2:15 pm | Edit Post
Halftone for iPhone, iPad, iOS

Life In LoFi turned 3 this week. To celebrate, we’ll be giving away a lot of great photo apps and gear. Today, I’ve got a few copies of Halftone to give away.

Life In LoFi turns 3 today

September 30, 2012 – 1:39 pm | Edit Post

Today is the third anniversary of my first post on Life In LoFi. Over the years with your support, LoFi has grown from a small blog to one of the leading iPhoneography blogs today.

iPhone 5 low light mode only works in Apple Camera… so far

September 28, 2012 – 7:26 am | Edit Post

Apple’s Camera app is great for two things. It’s handy. You can access it right from your lock screen. It’s also the only camera app that can use the new low light mode of the iPhone 5 camera.

Purple haze? That might now also be an iPhone 5 problem.

September 26, 2012 – 6:33 pm | Edit Post

Mashable and other outlets are reporting that there may be a problem with the camera of the new iPhone 5. When pointing the camera at the sun or other extremely bright light source, a purple “haze” appears in the image around the light source.

645 PRO updated. Now optimized for iPhone 5.

September 26, 2012 – 5:29 pm | Edit Post

The new 645 PRO update has just been released. among the new features are two new “backs” and full support for the new, larger iPhone 5 and iPod touch 4″ screens.

Cool Link: The iPhone 5 Blueprint Wallpaper

September 26, 2012 – 2:53 pm | Edit Post

The Blueprint is a great iPhone wallpaper created by Brad Hellyar. He’s updated the wallpaper for the larger screen of the iPhone 5.

Hueless 1.6 is coming this week. We’ve got a preview!

September 25, 2012 – 2:55 pm | Edit Post
Hueless, black & white, iPhone

The latest update of black & white photo app Hueless hits the App Store this week. Again, there are very cool features and as with previous updates, the app is fast and solid. We’ve got a preview of version 1.6. Keep reading to find out what’s in store.

Fix for Hipstamatic and iPhone 5 is coming soon

September 24, 2012 – 8:54 am | Edit Post

Users are reporting that the 5 breaks the popular Hipstamatic app. On opening, the app now only has two resolution settings and High only saves at 1200×1200.

The iPhone 5: An iPhoneographer’s Hands-on Review

September 23, 2012 – 4:23 am | Edit Post

You can read more detailed reviews of how the iPhone 5 functions as a phone elsewhere. I’ve spent the past two days putting the iPhone 5’s camera through its paces, finding what works in the new camera, what doesn’t, and what is overhyped. There are a couple of issues with the camera that I’m surprised none of the other outlets have picked up on yet.

Faved On Flickr iPhoneography Showcase, 09.23.12

September 23, 2012 – 12:27 am | Edit Post

Here is this week’s Faved On Flickr, our weekly iPhonography showcase for September 22, 2012, featuring some excellent mobile photography from Ginger Lucero, Roger Guetta, Carlein, Clay Benskin, Robert-Paul Jansen, Edi Caves, Souichi Furusho, Andy Royston, Roger B. Clay, Elodie Hunting, Sarah Jarrett and many others.

Outside The Frame: “The Lost Toy Room” by Benamon Tame

September 22, 2012 – 2:14 am | Edit Post

Benamon Tame is one of the more visible surrealist iPhone artists today. Many of his images have a darker, grungy feel, yet with very vintage and antique stylings. He often creates powerful images that make a strong impression.”The Lost Toy Room” is a series of portraits of abandoned toys who have survived and become alive. They still wait for the children to return but lead their own lives in the dusty room.

Book Review: AppAlchemy

September 21, 2012 – 9:59 am | Edit Post

Either taken as a whole or taken in bits, AppAlchemy will have beginners apping like pros in no time and give more experienced iPhonegraphers a lot of new tips, tools and techniques to have in their virtual camera bag.