iPhoneography Series: Snapseed

Decisions. Decisions. You snap a photo on your phone, then what? With the large selection of photo editing apps, how do you know which app to use and when? You don’t. Edit and Edit it again until you get the desired result. Example: 3 Fisherman were coming in from sea after catching these huge Mackerel. […]

Improve Photo Composition

8 Tips to Better Your Photo Composition: 1. Perspective: Shoot above, below, or get level. Change up your perspective while keeping horizons and verticals in check. Your camera is smaller now — take it places! 2. The Rule of Thirds: Don’t always center your subject (boring!). Shoot with this rule in mind or crop during […]

iPhoneography Series: Exposure

Our mobile phones are equipped with an 8 megapixel sensor, high definition capabilities and even HD video. One important feature the native iPhone lacks is exposure control. Exposure: the unit of measurement for the total amount of light permitted to reach the electronic sensor during the process of taking a photograph. The two main controls […]

iPhoneography Series: Real Time Filters

Real Time iPhone Filters I love Jack Bauer and the real time series; 24. I have never once used any of the “real time” filters found inside of the native camera in my iPhone. They’re more of a nuisance to me than anything. When the filter button is accidentally tapped and I’m suddenly shooting in […]

iPhoneography Series: hardware + 5 tips to avoid camera shake

In this blog series, I’ll be sharing simple tips and tricks on how to take better pictures and document life’s everyday stories with the device in our back pocket. This series includes some instruction given at past iPhoneography workshops. Android users welcome! I am an iPhone user, however, many tips and photo standards are universal […]

10 Tips for shooting products with your mobile phone

Brands are created and reinforced by imagery. The way you present yourself and your product has a huge impact on your brand. Etsy? Ecommerce? Blog? Online sales will increase with improved product images. Are your photos Pin worthy? We’re here to help. We’ve set up a “mock” product shoot using just 3 items: 1 plain […]

DIY Instagram Polaroid Display

Hi Everyone! I’m so excited for spring to finally have arrived here in New Jersey. I’ve been cleaning and re-arranging our apartment to really take advantage of all the natural light.  Today I’m sharing with you a tutorial to make this fantastic DIY Instagram Polaroid Display. Reasons I LOVE this project: Super Fast — I put […]