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Magic Hour: Choosing the best time for outdoor photography

March 4, 2015 – 1:19 pm | Edit Post
Hydra, HDR, iPhoneography

Magic Hour is a time of day right around sunset or sunrise where the light is warm and the color scheme of the sky, people and landscapes can look their best. We take a look at several iPhone photo apps that help any photographer make the most of “magic hour.”

How to fix Perspective (and Other) Distortion Using SKRWT

March 3, 2015 – 11:57 am | Edit Post
SKRWT, perspective correction, iphone

The developers of SKWRT have prepared a fairly short tutorial video on how to fix perspective distortion, as well as lens distortions created by olloclip, GoPro, and other third-party lenses.

Shoot time-lapse videos on your iPhone

February 21, 2015 – 10:54 am | Edit Post
time lapse, iphone, Mel martin

Time-lapse photography can be very compelling, and previously it could be difficult to achieve. In true Apple fashion, taking a time-lapse movie with the iPhone is really, really easy.

What Do You Shoot With? Here’s My Updated Camera Bag

February 8, 2015 – 5:22 pm | Edit Post
iphoneography, iphone photography, hipstamatic, pro camera, snapseed

My iPhone 5S is by far the camera the use most to shoot with. I rely on a number of other photo apps to help get the image I want, either in-camera or by apping it up. Here’s the updated-for-2015 list of my go-to photo apps.

Dropbox “Has Not Been Hacked” But They Urge You to Change Your Passwords Anyway.

October 14, 2014 – 7:05 am | Edit Post
has Dropbox been hacked?

Many iPhoneographers use cloud-based storage service Dropbox to store, transfer, and share photos. 7,000,000 Dropbox passwords may have been breached. Here are a few steps you can take to protect yourself and your data.

Updating to iOS 7: An iPhoneographer’s Guide

September 16, 2013 – 3:00 am | Edit Post
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 | Edit Post
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 | Edit Post
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 | Edit Post
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.

Free Skin Tone Tool for VSCO Cam™

July 4, 2013 – 9:12 am | Edit Post
vsco cam, new skin tone filter, free filter

VSCO have just announced a new Skin Tone tool now available as a free in-app download. How to get the new tool and more

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.

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.