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3 Photography Myths Discussed

Jan 06 2013
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With the reduction in price of DSLR cameras, may people have DSLR cameras, have the interest in photography but have ideas or “a little knowledge” and as a result photography myths are created. This blog post discusses 3 of these photography myths. 1) My Camera is the Problem – I need to upgrade “I would be able to take much better photos if I had a better camera.” No, it won’t … Better equipment does not produce better photographs by virtue of it being more advanced. Would you tell a chef that the reason his food tastes so good was […]

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iPhoto7 – iPhone Photography Challenge : 20/Project52

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May 29 2012

I played around with the idea of using the camera which is with me 100% of the time, my trusty iPhone4S which has a great 8Mb pixel camera. One photo per day for 5 to 7 days seemed like an easy challenge but I was trying to create quality photos, or different photos than just a photo of a bird or a nice scene. All the photos could only use apps native to the iPhone to edit or tweak the results. The project shed some light into my photography in general and my lack of time to take out the […]

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iPhone as a Camera – 7 Days of iPhone Photos

Dec 11 2011

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 apps was allowed. Some of the results were very impressive when you consider they were captured on a mobile phone. […]

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iPhone Photography – 7 Day iPhone Photo Challenge

Nov 26 2011
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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”. The photo below is one which I took on the new iPhone 4S, in the rain, on a cloudy day […]

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Using the iphone as a photography tool

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Nov 27 2010

Sometimes you get caught without your camera. I travelled to Bunclody on 26th November and it snowed on 27th … Alas, No camera with me! All I had was my iPhone and a collection of iPhone Apps. I have included some examples below of photos taken on the iPhone and made better with some clever photo apps. TiltShiftGen This allows you to add blur, vignetting, contrast and saturation to photos. End result is below. HDR For Free This App is a free pseudo HDR app. A real HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo requires at least 2 if not 3 separate […]

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