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Category : Photography Themes

12 Feb 2012
Reginalds Tower Waterford, HDR Long Exposure with Star Trails

Some Project 52 Themes for 2012…

I decided to set some photography themes for the Project 52 which I am doing this year on shanemcdonald.me. I have not set dates against these as I want to be able to use them when ever I find a suitable subject or opportunity. There are 26 photography themes which allows me to use one ever second week or so (bearing in mind that we are almost 6 weeks into the year already). I will then link up the themes […]

11 Dec 2011

iPhone as a Camera – 7 Days of iPhone Photos

I decided to try push the iPhone 4S and its new camera to see what types of photo results I would or could get from the New iPhone Camera. The iPhone Camera on the 4S is miles ahead of the iPhone 3GS which I had upgraded from. Clearer images and much more dynamic range. I took 7 photos on the iPhone. All editing had to be done on camera, no external post processing (on pc or mac). Use of iPhone […]

26 Nov 2011
iPhone 4S photo - iPhone Photo Challenge

iPhone Photography – 7 Day iPhone Photo Challenge

I recently upgraded to the iPhone 4S from the iPhone 3GS. The most obvious improvement for me, as somebody who has an interest in photography, was the improved camera and screen. The iPhone 4S camera has 8 megapixels which is 60% more pixels than the camera on iPhone 4 and I’m sure more than the 3GS. Apple claim that it is “the best camera ever on a mobile phone” and that it “might be the only camera you’ll ever need”. […]

09 Oct 2011
New Zealand Boardwalk - Blue Theme - Photo 1

Photo Theme – Blue

A recent club competition was a photo theme “BLUE’ – therefore any photo which could fall under the style or theme of blue. I had a selection problem on my hands as I had 2 main contenders. Photo selection is critical when submitting your work to a portfolio or photography competition. Sometimes your personal feelings of a photo can overweigh the ‘better’ photo. Therefore you may have 2 or 3 photos which you can’t decide between – the wrong choice […]