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Updating to iOS 7: An iPhoneographer’s Guide

September 16, 2013 – 3:00 am | 29 Comments
ios 7, camera, iPhone

Life In LoFi’s hands-on guide to upgrading to iOS 7. More than any previous iOS update, iOS 7 will break things that you may depend on. I took the plunge early. Here’s what you need to know.

Cool Link: Perspective Correction – A short guide to perspective distortion and correction in photography.

August 13, 2013 – 1:48 pm |
perspective correct, iphone, ipad, misho baranovic

“Why are my buildings falling over?” iPhoneographer Misho Baranovic explains perspective, linear distortion, and more — and how to correct it.

Cool Link: Create Your Own iPhone Photo Filter Library Using Hipstamatic, by Geri Centonze

August 8, 2013 – 5:24 pm | 4 Comments
hipstamatic, filters

Over at our friends iPhone Life Magazine, iPhoneographer Geri Centonze shares a way to use Hipstamatic to create iPhone photo filters for other apps.

iPhone 101: Easy (and Free) iPhone Remote Shutter Release

August 6, 2013 – 5:16 am | 5 Comments
iphone, earbuds, remote shutter release

Every iPhone and iPad sold comes with a remote shutter release for the camera. This is a basic iPhone photo tip, but if you haven’t seen it before it’s a great one.

Black & White 101, by Sid Peña

June 18, 2013 – 7:07 am | 5 Comments

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.

Cool Tip: Using LensFlare Studio With Photoshop

May 11, 2013 – 5:46 am | 4 Comments
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.

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

March 20, 2013 – 11:41 pm | 18 Comments

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.

Cool Link: Dilshad’s Story

March 5, 2013 – 9:07 am | 9 Comments
dlishad corleone, @italianbrother

iPhoneographer Dilshad Corleone is featured in this great, inspirational, well-shot video with some great advice for shooting, composing and telling a story with an image.

A Photographer’s View of Jailbreaking IOS6 Devices

March 2, 2013 – 9:26 am | 6 Comments
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.

What Exactly Does Cortex Camera Do?

February 6, 2013 – 6:38 pm | 9 Comments
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 | One Comment
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 | 15 Comments

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).