26 Dec

Oggl Retro Photography Sharing App and Service Updated With A Little From Everyone

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Oggl, heard of it? It is one of the iPhone photos sharing service, that seems to have people that don’t know about it or people that use it. Few are between those two extremes. The photo sharing service comes from the same folks that did Hipstamatic. Rather than just a few filters, Oggl gives the […]

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14 Nov

Composing the perfect photograph on the iPhone

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Most smartphone photography these days are the result of Spray and Pray shooting. Folks are taking a ton of photos and either hope or are just plain lucky to get a ‘perfect’ shot. Few mobile photographers take the time to work through their photos to find the one with an eye pleasing composition, rather they […]

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23 Apr

Scopy on the iPhone for social photo sharing on Twitter

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While most people think of Twitter only for it’s 140 character text messages, the service was great as a way to social share photos well before Instagram was around. Originally, a photo had to be put someplace to link to, then there was a couple external services that held the photos automatically for you and […]

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10 Mar

Google+ and the iPhone Photographer

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A couple things happened this last week that brought Google+ to mind. While I like the system for sharing photos, there is little other that has really grabbed me to drive daily posts. The system is fine, and the folks at Google has brought together many features I enjoy on other systems. I post photos […]

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27 Feb

What do you get and what can be done with a iPhone taken Photograph

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“Yea, but that is just a phone camera, I used a real camera”. Living and traveling through tourist areas, I see a lot of cameras swinging from people’s necks. It’s fun to see what technology is actually being used and who is using it. Many times you sit at a lunch area to hear/see the […]

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16 Jan

Making your iPhone Photos square without cropping

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Personally, my real retro film camera is 35mm, with images being wider than tall. But, the choice of most ‘social’ photo sharing services use square images. This makes the management of photos by the service much easier, they don’t have to worry about the presentation of wide vs tall images. Unless you have a ‘square’ […]

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03 Nov

Sharing photos from the iPhone to a friend’s TV

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The next time your over at a friend’s house and want to share images from your iPhone, check out their TV as an option. Connecting will take a cable out of the iPhone to the TV’s input, unless they have a AppleTV2. With the AppleTV2, you can easily AirPlay from the iPhone to the TV […]

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