This past April I went to Denver for the annual #GSMCON Government Social Media Conference. Normally, I would always travel with my Fuji x100F, but this time I decided to only take my iPhone X and leave behind my beloved x100F. I was looking for a way to travel lighter and with my shiny new iPhone X only a few months old still, it seemed like a good idea.
The winners of the 2016 IPPAWARDS are in and Siyuan Niu from Xinjiang, China took the grand prize this year with his photo Man and the Eagle. Check out the article below from 121clicks.com for more images from this year's winners.
Historically long exposure photography has not been easy to do with smartphones. While there are apps that give you some long exposure abilities they are lacking in the control you want and usually don't produce high resolution files.
Looking for the silver lining on this cloudy, soon-to-be rainy day. This is a shot from the new DXOone camera connected to my iPhone 6s Plus. Edited in Lightroom Mobile.
Forbes posted a story yesterday with leaked photos supposedly of the upcoming iPhone 7 due in September of this year—assuming Apple sticks to their annual iPhone release timeframe. Although the design is very much the same as the current iPhone 6s design, The photos do show the rumored dual camera configuration. As is always the case, these are just rumors and the leaked photos could simply be from prototypes, but there is ofcourse the possiblity these are real and we now all know pretty much what the next iPhone will look like.
Drove up to Onna on Friday afternoon to watch the fashion show from the Yashida Roberto OkinawaMade and Lequio AW Collection. My daughter was one of the models in the show. Although I took my Fuji x100t with me, I ended up only using my iPhone 6s Plus. The lighting was amazing(considering I was shooting into the cloud-covered sunset). Here's a couple slo-mo videos and a photo from the event that I took with my iPhone 6s Plus. Enjoy.
Smartphones have come a long way in the last couple years. They are increasingly more amazing at shooting our day-to-day for our social media feeds, but they are also being used more and more by professional photographers as another creative tool on their belts. Bon Appétit magazine recently challenged four photographers to shoot their March 2016 issue with only iPhones. Check out the link below to the story on Bon Appétit's official blog where they ask the photographers their thoughts.