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iPhone 101: Apps acting up? Try a reboot.

August 17, 2010 – 2:33 pm | Edit Post

I reviewed a photo app recently that just refused to perform at all once I downloaded and installed it. The screen looked jumbled and controls failed to work. I rebooted my iPhone 4, restarted the …

Camera+ with VolumeSnap rejected. Here’s the workaround. [UPDATED]

August 10, 2010 – 9:35 am | Edit Post
Camera+ for iPhone with VolumeSnap rejected from the App Store

The latest update of Camera+ has been rejected because of a cool new feature, VolumeSnap. We have a workaround.

Technique: Capturing Silhouettes, by Jason L. Parks

August 9, 2010 – 1:22 am | Edit Post

Capturing silhouettes is a great way to add contrast in a photo. When coupled with a beautiful landscape or background, silhouettes help to add balance and depth and strengthens a photo’s composition.

iPhone 101: Keep your iPhone 4 and 4S lens clean

August 3, 2010 – 2:04 pm | Edit Post

The larger lens of the iPhone 4 and 4S camera is still teeny. Fortunately, keeping the iPhone 4’s lens clean is even easier than previous models.

Pic Grunger 3.1 update on the way. Here’s a fix until then.

July 31, 2010 – 12:15 pm | Edit Post

Recently, the Pic Grunger 3.1 update was released and it contains a bug that saves all images at no more than 800×600 pixels. Here’s a temporary fix to get high res working.

Technique: FILM LAB + Photo fx = The Look of Film

July 13, 2010 – 12:05 am | Edit Post

By combining FILM LAB and Photo fx, I can easily achieve the complete look of analog film and because FILM LAB saves out at 3 MP, the images can be printed as well as being displayed online.

Quick & Easy PhotoForge Fix for the iPhone 4’s Yellow Cast

July 9, 2010 – 10:13 am | Edit Post

If you’re experiencing the low light yellow cast issue some iPhone 4 owners are having with their camera, the Auto White Balance filter in PhotoForge probably does the best job the quickest in removing the yellow cast

Hipstamatic 101: Getting the Preview to Work and Other Settings

July 8, 2010 – 2:38 pm | Edit Post
hipstamatic-160-screenshot

If you’re relatively new to iPhoneography or just new to Hipstamatic, here’s a walk-thru of Hipstamatic 160’s settings. Making a few changes here will help to make shooting with Hipstamatic even better.

Cool Link: Get Your Photos Noticed on Flickr

July 5, 2010 – 9:59 am | Edit Post
Cool Link: Get Your Photos Noticed on Flickr

Photoble recently ran a great story, “10 Tips To Get Your Photos Noticed on Flickr” with some excellent pointers on increasing the visibility of your posted photography and is a great tutorial to help your images get noticed on Flickr

Tip – Should you update the apps on an Old iPhone 2G/3G?”

July 2, 2010 – 6:22 am | Edit Post

If you choose to keep using iPhone OS 3, should you upgrade your apps or should you just ignore the updates?

Technique: Printing iPhoneography

May 11, 2010 – 5:46 am | Edit Post
Technique: Printing iPhoneography

Higher resolutions are of utmost importance in photography. There may be times where you want to output your work as a traditional photographic print.

Cool Link: 7 Tips to Better Composition

May 6, 2010 – 10:38 am | Edit Post
Cool Link: 7 Tips to Better Composition

I’m a huge proponent of learning the rules — learning how and why things work — so that when the opportunity arises, you know when to break them.