Article Archive for September 2012
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.
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 Wordpress.com blog to one of the leading iPhoneography blogs today.
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.
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.
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.
The Blueprint is a great iPhone wallpaper created by Brad Hellyar. He’s updated the wallpaper for the larger screen of the iPhone 5.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.