What You Need To Know About Lithium Batteries

What You Need To Know About Lithium Batteries Tips & Tricks / Tutorial

Electric batteries have come a long way since some unknown Parthian first stuck some iron and copper cylinders into a jar of grape juice (or maybe it was lemon juice… or vinegar?). The things that power our iPhones today, 2,000 years later, work on the same basic principle, though they bear little resemblance to a clay […]

Stop Taking Crappy iPhone Pictures! Part 4

Stop Taking Crappy iPhone Pictures! Part 4 Photography / Tips & Tricks

Session 4: Compose Yourself So, you’re taking more iPhone photos. You’re looking at them with a critical eye. And you’ve turned off your flash — as a result of which some of your shots might be a little blurrier, but they might also be showing you some things you hadn’t seen before. As a side […]

Stop Taking Crappy iPhone Pictures! Part 3

Stop Taking Crappy iPhone Pictures! Part 3 Photography / Tips & Tricks

A Flash of the Obvious Hope you took lots of pictures. Pick the ones you like best, and, about each one, ask yourself one important question: What is it about this picture that you like? Notice that we aren’t asking “Why do you like this picture?” Because we’re interested in whats, not whys. We’re interested […]

Stop Taking Crappy iPhone Pictures! Part 2

Stop Taking Crappy iPhone Pictures! Part 2 Photography / Tips & Tricks

Session 2: What You Did Last Time Last time, you took a picture at a birthday party (remember?). (Also, you got a new tattoo.) But the picture you took was not just any old picture. Whether or not you knew it at the time, you used your iPhone skillz to compose your photograph. You tapped on […]

Stop Taking Crappy iPhone Pictures!  Part 1

Stop Taking Crappy iPhone Pictures! Part 1 Photography / Tips & Tricks

Session 1 So, you’re at a party. Say it’s a birthday party. The celebrants seem especially inspired, and you want to capture some good photos to remember the occasion. But the only camera you have handy is your iPhone. The good news is: your camera is an iPhone. And iPhones take great pictures, especially if […]

4 Must-Have Apps for Photographers

4 Must-Have Apps for Photographers Photography / Tips & Tricks

While both powerful cameras in their own right, the iPhone and iPod touch camera can be loaded up in the App Store to become some of the hardest working photo assistants around for those of us who shoot with DSLRs, rangefinders and other old cameras. Here are five apps I can’t live without. Expositor – Like […]