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Steve Jobs and the relentless drive to cut away what's not absolutely necessary and simplify what is

Steve Jobs and the relentless drive to cut away what's not absolutely necessary and simplify what is

Steve Jobs had Apple halt iPhone production to make the display more prominent, halted iPad production to make the edges more scoop-able, and continuously, relentlessly, stopped Apple in mid-stride to cut what wasn't necessary and simplify what absolutely was. This singular insight is brought...
How to create stunning panoramic photographs with your iPhone

How to create stunning panoramic photographs with your iPhone

With your iPhone you have one of the best 4:3 compact cameras in the world, but what happens when the world you want to capture isn't 4:3? What happens when you come across a gorgeous scene -- the Golden Gate bridge at sunset, the Manhattan skyline at dawn, the crystal-clear island beach, the...
Celebrate Free Card Day with FX Photo Studio for iPhone

Celebrate Free Card Day with FX Photo Studio for iPhone

The popular photo filter iPhone app, FX Photo Studio, has recently partnered with Sincerely to include the ability to send physical postcards from directly within the app. For today only, they're allowing users to order one card for free! FX Photo Studio has always been one of my favorite apps...
How to use iPhoto to darken and add drama to your iPhone photography

How to use iPhoto to darken and add drama to your iPhone photography

This week our iPhone Photography series is going to be a little different. Instead of exploring a new technique for taking better photos, we're going to dive into the digital darkroom of iPhoto to improve an image we've already taken. It's always worth capturing the best possible photo you can...
Better focus and exposure, photo management, and app integration comes to Camera+ 3.0

Better focus and exposure, photo management, and app integration comes to Camera+ 3.0

If you've been looking to upgrade your iPhoneography from the built-in iPhone Camera app to something a little more flexible and powerful, then check out the just released Camera+ 3. Built by photographers for photographers, the latest update not only continues Camera+'s great features and filter...
How to use negative space to take more powerful photos with your iPhone

How to use negative space to take more powerful photos with your iPhone

The placement of your subject or subjects is incredibly important when it comes to creating powerful iPhone photo compositions, but just as important is everything around and between them — the negative space. We started out our iPhoneography series by introducing the rule of thirds. Now we're...
Transform your photos into typographic works of art with WordFoto for iPhone

Transform your photos into typographic works of art with WordFoto for iPhone

A picture is worth a thousand words -- and WordFoto takes this quite literally by artistically splattering meaningful words all over your photos, transforming them into typographic works of art. Creating your masterpieces is simple -- just add the words you wish to appear in your photo and...
How to take amazing macro photos with your iPhone

How to take amazing macro photos with your iPhone

There's nothing like getting up close and personal, and that holds true for photography, even iPhoneography. Life is full of small, interesting things -- a flower, an insect, your newborn's tiny toes -- and these things make for great photography. This week's iPhone photography project is, you...
Mujjo fisheye lens review: Fun photography accessory for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch [Giveaway]

Mujjo fisheye lens review: Fun photography accessory for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch [Giveaway]

"The Mujjo fisheye is a great little novelty lens that's cute, small, easy to carry, and a lot of fun to play around with, especially for kids." The Mujjo fisheye lens is an incredibly inexpensive way to try out fisheye photography on your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad -- or almost any smartphone or...
Enhance your photos with Simply HDR for iPhone and iPad

Enhance your photos with Simply HDR for iPhone and iPad

Simply HDR has the potential of turning your ordinary photos into extraordinary ones. HDR photography has turned into an art form itself, and Simply HDR does a great job of creating these types of images with very little work from the user. Most HDR apps require you to take at least two photos,...
How to take great looking portraits with your iPhone camera

How to take great looking portraits with your iPhone camera

We love to take pictures of the people we love. It's one of the primary reasons we buy cameras, and it's one of the primary reasons we use our iPhone camera. Our friends, our families, our children, whether it's for something special like a card or graduation, an event like a trip, a party or, or...
How to use the 'rule of thirds' to take more striking photos with your iPhone

How to use the 'rule of thirds' to take more striking photos with your iPhone

The iPhone has often been called the "best camera" because it's the one most of us have with us most of the time. But it takes more than just a great camera or lens to produce great photography. One of the most important, yet most difficult, elements in creating great photographs is composition...
54 frames for one photo: How Apple produces their product shots

54 frames for one photo: How Apple produces their product shots

Looking at an Apple commercial for an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, with the device so completely in focus, you might at first mistake it for a 3D rendering. It turns out it's real photography, however, incredibly painstaking photography. And it produces utterly fantastic results. The most...
How to get started with iPhone photography

How to get started with iPhone photography

Everything you need to know about using your iPhone Camera to take great, memorable photos With the new iPhone photography -- or iPhoneography -- series we're running on iMore, we have a lot of new iPhones users, and burgeoning photographers joining us. So, Leanna and I thought it would be a...
Kensington and Chelsea College launches first iPhone photography course

Kensington and Chelsea College launches first iPhone photography course

Kenisngton and Chelsea College in the UK is planning a new course which will be devoted entirely to taking photographs with the iPhone’s camera. The course in "iPhoneography" is thought to be the first ever course of its kind in the United Kingdom. The college says many iPhone owners struggle to...
Steve Jobs rumored to have explored Lytro light-field camera company as part of his plan to re-invent photography

Steve Jobs rumored to have explored Lytro light-field camera company as part of his plan to re-invent photography

According to Adam Lashinsky, author of the upcoming book, Inside Apple, the late Steve Jobs arranged a meeting with Ren Ng, a Stanford graduate and the CEO of the incredible Lytro light-field camera company. The company’s CEO, Ren Ng, a brilliant computer scientist with a PhD from Stanford,...
Hands on with olloclip, a wide angle, fisheye, and macro lens for iPhone

Hands on with olloclip, a wide angle, fisheye, and macro lens for iPhone

At CES 2012, we had the opportunity to check out an olloclip, an accessory for the iPhone that converts the lens to either wide angle, fisheye, or macro. It simply slides onto the corner of your iPhone and is small enough to carry around in your pocket. After the demonstration, I picked one up...
True NightVision app updated to 2.0, new modes promise much improved light amplification

True NightVision app updated to 2.0, new modes promise much improved light amplification

Photography app specialists Interealtime has just released an update to its highly acclaimed True NightVison app. The app uses special light capture techniques which allow much darker photographs to be taken using the iPhone camera. Looking for powerful light amplification tech that fits in your...
For iPhone Lens for iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

For iPhone Lens for iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

The For iPhone Lens for the iPhone 4S and the iPhone 4 comes with a tripod, a holder, a case, and large zoom lens that can take your photos all up close and personal. Assembly is easy and the results are good. It's not priced in the thousands like Nikon or Canon lenses, so set your...
The iPhone 4S and professional photography

The iPhone 4S and professional photography

We all know the iPhone 4S camera can replace most point and shoot cameras in a heartbeat. But what about for professional photography? Does it make the cut for on the go photography or does it still leave something to be desired? Ryan Bolger, a personal friend of mine, is a professional...

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