We also continue our series about compositional techniques by looking at framing and how this technique can be used to draw the viewer’s eye directly into the photograph and create a stronger connection with them.
Are you using the right photo editing app for your mobile photography? With so many to choose from it's no wonder we struggle to find the right one. In this article we'll show you best 25 photo editing apps for iOS and Android devices and help you identify the best ones for you.
Are you looking for an easy way to print your iPhone photos? With so many different printers available, it can be difficult to choose the right iPhone photo printer for your needs. In this article you’ll discover five great printers that take the hassle out of printing your iPhone photos. Whether you want a compact and portable photo printer for iPhone, or a larger wireless printer for home use, we’ll help you choose the best iPhone photo printer for you.
Time-lapse photography is the process of taking many photos at regular intervals, usually over a long period of time, and chaining them together to create a video. Traditionally this is a time-consuming and complex task – but many smartphones offer the feature in their native camera app – and there are countless third-party apps available which offer even more control.
The TouchRetouch app offers a quick and easy way to remove unwanted content from your iPhone photos. Within seconds you can erase power lines, dust spots, skin blemishes, or any other object that you feel is spoiling your composition. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to use the TouchRetouch app to remove unwanted objects from your iPhone photos, allowing you to create cleaner and more striking images.
Want to know how to take even better photos with your smartphone? I've written a detailed article for the bi-monthly Mobiography magazine showing you how tripods can transform your photography. The article also looks at a range of tripods available from small to large. Download the Mobiography app and get a 1 month free trial.
Jonny Keeley & I recently made this short video to promote the impressive new BeFree Live tripod for Manfrotto Imagine More. Making the video was great fun but it was so cold I've decided to rename the tripod BeFree(zing). Enjoy!
The AE/AF Lock iPhone camera feature is invaluable for achieving perfect focus and exposure in your photos. If you’re wondering how to access this feature, and why you would need to use it, this article has the answers! In this tutorial you’ll learn how to activate AE/AF Lock on your iPhone camera, and how to use it in a variety of shooting situations.
Most people discover their iPhone’s burst mode feature by mistake – when they press the shutter button too long. Maybe you haven’t discovered it at all! In this article I’ll explain how it works and why you’ll want to use it to take even better photographs.
Olloclip have announced three brand new lens kits for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. In addition to these lenses, you can also pre-order the excellent ollo Case for the new iPhone 7 models. In this article you’ll discover what these olloclip iPhone 7 lens kits have to offer, and how the new lens system design will improve your user experience.
As a longtime fan of Manfrotto products I was pleased to be able to get my hands on their TwistGrip solution – a universal clamp for iPhones and other smartphones which allows you to easily attach your phone to a tripod.
Olloclip have a great range of lenses available for the iPhone 6 and 6s, as well as the iPhone Plus models. But with many different lenses to choose from, how do you know which one will best suit your needs?
The brand new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models have had some major camera upgrades – which is great news if you’re a mobile photographer as you’ll now be able to take better photos than ever before.
Are you looking for a high quality wide-angle lens for your iPhone? We’ve been testing out the new ZEISS ExoLens wide-angle lens kit for the iPhone 6, 6s and Plus models, and it’s the best quality lens we’ve ever reviewed.
Macro photography allows you to capture close-up detail of tiny subjects. It’s great for photographing insects, flowers, leaves and other subjects with intricate detail and texture. To enable your iPhone to focus at such close distances, you’ll need to attach an add-on macro lens to your phone.
I’ve recently had fun testing out a couple of new olloclip products: the ollocase iPhone case which lets you use any olloclip lens system without having to remove the iPhone’s case, and the Active Lens system which includes an Ultra-Wide lens and 2x Telephoto lens. In this in-depth review you’ll discover how they performed, and whether they’d make a useful addition to your iPhone camera bag.
Have you been disappointed by the image quality of add-on iPhone lenses? Are you looking for a high-end, reasonably-priced lens system that produces the sharpest photos possible? If so, you should definitely check out the new iPhone lens and filter kits from Inmacus. We’ve been reviewing their 18mm HD Wide Angle Kit and HD Macro Filter Kit – and we’re super impressed!
Do you struggle to take striking and eye-catching photos with your iPhone? We all strive to create images that command attention, but how do we achieve this? One extremely effective approach is to include strong graphical design elements in your pictures. In this tutorial you’ll discover how to use classic elements of design such as shape, form, line, color, texture, pattern and text to create incredibly impactful iPhone photos, even from the most ordinary of subjects.
One of the greatest challenges in photography is to create a dynamic and engaging photo that draws the viewer in. So how can you bring your photos to life and make them more appealing? The secret is to include texture! In this tutorial you’ll discover how to use texture to capture the true essence of your subject, making the viewer want to reach out and interact with your stunning iPhone photos.
Flowers are one of the most popular photography subjects. Their stunning colors, intricate detail and amazing variety mean you’ll never get bored of photographing these natural wonders. But without the right light and composition it’s difficult to show the true beauty of your subject. In this tutorial you’ll discover ten great tips for improving your iPhone flower photography by getting more creative with shooting and editing.
Are you often disappointed with your iPhone photos? Do you ever wonder how other people manage to capture such incredible pictures with their iPhones? If you’re struggling to take high quality and eye-catching iPhone photos, it’s likely you’re making some very common mistakes. Luckily there are simple solutions to fix these problems! In this tutorial you’ll discover how to avoid some of the most common iPhone photography mistakes, so you can start taking pictures that you’re proud of.
Manfrotto have long had an excellent reputation for producing quality products for the professional and enthusiast photography markets. So with their latest offering, it’s great to see them taking mobile photography as seriously as it deserves. In this article, we’ll be reviewing the Manfrotto KLYP+ system comprising an iPhone case, add-on lenses, tripod and LED light, to see what they have to offer the iPhone photographer.
The iPhone is capable of taking amazing photos, but sometimes you might find yourself wishing you had more than just the one fixed built-in lens. Maybe a telephoto lens would be useful to get you closer to the action, or a wide angle lens so you can get more into the frame. Or how about a macro lens for taking extreme close-ups of small subjects? The Olloclip lens systems offer all of this and more, and in this article we’ll be reviewing the new Olloclip lenses for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
Lack of correct focus in an image is probably the number one reason why a potentially good iPhone photo can fail. Other problems such as exposure and color can often be fixed in post-processing, but when something is too out of focus there’s nothing you can do – you can’t make a blurry photo sharp. There are several reasons why a photo may have focus problems, and in this tutorial you’ll discover how to deal with each of these situations to ensure that you always get your iPhone photos in sharp focus.
A rainy day is no excuse for not taking great iPhone photos! You may not want to venture outside in the pouring rain, but there are plenty of amazing photography opportunities in your own home. And once the rain stops, it’s the perfect time to get outside and capture beautiful scenes while the ground is still wet. In this tutorial you’ll discover 13 photography projects that will inspire and motivate you to take incredible iPhone photos, even on the most rainy of days.
We all know that you can take amazing photographs with the iPhone, but could it be a better camera physically? In this review we’ll take a look at the new SNAP! 6 case and lens system from Bitplay to see whether a physical shutter button and add-on lenses can really improve your iPhone photography experience.
We all love to take photos with our iPhones, but sifting through the camera roll afterwards to find our best images and delete the ones we don’t want isn’t so much fun. For many of us, our iPhones are full of images that we don’t want to keep. In this article you’ll discover how a new app called Cleen simplifies the process of managing your photos, freeing up space on your iPhone and leaving you with more time to take great pictures.
Would it surprise you to learn that your iPhone photos might have a commercial value? As smart-phones get smarter and smartphone photographers get better, the demand for great images increases. And stock image libraries are finally realizing that a great photo from an iPhone is still a great photo, even though it hasn’t been taken with an expensive DSLR camera. In this article we take a look at iPhone stock photography and how you can get your iPhone photos in front of paying customers.
It’s well known that the iPhone is a really great camera phone, but one thing it lacks is an optical zoom or extra wide-angle facility. Luckily iPhones have always been well supported with third-party lenses which overcome this limitation. However, with the release of the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, these lenses need to be redesigned to fit the new phone profiles. In this article we’ll take a look at a couple of different lens systems which are now compatible with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
TinType is a new photo app that’s inspired by old photographic processes from over a hundred years ago. In this article you’ll discover more about the TinType app, and how you can easily create stunning vintage-style photos on your iPhone.
Have you ever found yourself trying to photograph a beautiful wide landscape, only to find that you can’t fit it all into a single photo? Or you’ve attempted to take a group photo but can’t fit everyone into the frame? In these situations you can get around this problem by creating extra-wide panoramic shots. In this tutorial you’ll discover how to creating amazing panoramas with your iPhone.
Have you ever seen those fake miniature photos where the life-size subjects look like tiny scale-models? Have you wondered how they’re made? Well, in this tutorial you’ll discover exactly how to create this amazing “tilt-shift” effect using one of the best tilt-shift apps for iPhone.
Did you know that since the release of iOS 8, your iPhone’s native camera app is now capable of making incredible time-lapse videos? It’s so simple to use – the only limit is your imagination! In this article you’ll discover how to use the time-lapse video mode on your iPhone so that you can unleash your creativity in a whole new way.