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Black & White 101, by Sid Peña

June 18, 2013 – 7:07 am | Edit Post

There is something magical about a great black & white photograph. The tools have simplified the process but knowing when to process for color or for black and white isn’t always apparent. Photographer Sid Peña’s tutorial on shooting black and white photographs and getting the best results.

ProCamera: Five tips for sharper iPhone photos

May 29, 2013 – 9:02 am | Edit Post
ProCamera, for iPhone and iPad

Over the past few years shooting with the iPhone and ProCamera one of the most common questions I get asked is how can I make my photos sharper? There are a few things that you can do to improve the clarity and sharpness of your iPhone photos. Here are five tips that I use on a daily basis when shooting.

Cool Tip: Using LensFlare Studio With Photoshop

May 11, 2013 – 5:46 am | Edit Post
LensFlare Studio for Mac OS

Here’s a cool tip recently posted to the LensFlare Studio Facebook page. It’s a quick and slick tip for using LensFlare Studio to add great-looking lens aberrations with Photoshop.

Creating High Resolution Images on iPhone 5, by Sid Peña

March 28, 2013 – 11:00 am | Edit Post
Photographer/iPhoneographer Sid Peña

Most iPhoneographers would love to create high resolution, detailed, print-ready images. High quality output greatly increases the desire for your work across many venues of the graphics industry. Larger prints mean more potential buyers, higher DPI means more detail in those reproductions which could lead to more industry recognition and possibly more green in your pocket.

Firm Favourites: Getting the most out of your Hipstamatic, by Fiona Christian

March 20, 2013 – 11:41 pm | Edit Post

It’s no secret that Hipstamatic app has many thousands of happy users the world over. Many of them however, are a little mystified by some of its features. The ‘Favourites’ feature is perhaps, the most useful and yet the most under-used of all. Here’s how to get the most out of it.

How to train your eye to take better pictures, By Simon Ellingworth

March 20, 2013 – 2:02 pm | Edit Post

To take a good photograph you need to know what good looks like. Sounds daft, I know, but training your eye is very important. In this article, I’m going to show you several free sources of amazing photography

Simple Blueprint to Mastering iPhonography

March 8, 2013 – 1:53 pm | Edit Post
simon ellingworth

This is a simple blueprint that will enable anyone to master iPhonography and start producing amazing images. Having given this some considerable thought, here’s an article sharing my secrets and philosophy.

A Photographer’s View of Jailbreaking IOS6 Devices

March 2, 2013 – 9:26 am | Edit Post
how to jailbreak your iPhone 5

If you want super quick access to your iPhone camera, to add amazing spot metering to the generic camera or to take pictures without anyone knowing, as well as some cool non-photographic tweaks, then ‘Jailbreaking’ your iPhone or other device may be for you.

Tutorial: Creative photo editing with ProCamera’s Tone Correction Tool

February 26, 2013 – 12:04 am | Edit Post
ProCamera, for iPhone and iPad

The Tone Correction tool is one of the most exciting additions to the latest ProCamera 4.0 for iPhone. In this tutorial we’ll show you how the tool works and what it can do.

What Exactly Does Cortex Camera Do?

February 6, 2013 – 6:38 pm | Edit Post
cortex camera for iphoneography

We get questions. “What exactly does Cortex Camera do?” Cortex Camera is actually a pretty cool app to have in certain situations, including low-light situations and others where reduced noise is desirable.

IncrediBooth Outside the Booth, by Fiona Christian

January 21, 2013 – 12:17 pm | Edit Post
incredibooth by hipstamatic

The rapid-fire, four image strip was designed for facial portraiture. However, for photographers who think outside the booth, some forethought can produce interesting results.

How To Make a Real (c) Copyright Symbol on Your iPhone and iPad

January 8, 2013 – 12:39 pm | Edit Post

Many iPhoneographers prefer to watermark their images with photographer and copyright information. In the name of simplicity, the © symbol is nowhere to be found on the standard iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch keyboard. Here are a few quick and easy-ish ways you can make a real one instead of the alternate and less attractive (c).