There’s an old photography maxim: the best camera is the one you have with you.
Today, that’s your iPhone.
You might think you need an expensive camera to take good photos. So many digital photography books and websites focus on DSLRs. When there is something about the iPhone, it's all about filtering and add-on apps or lenses you can purchase to make it a "real camera."
Pocket Camera is all about teaching the principals of photography and videography tailored for the iPhone. While there are a lot of great apps and add-ons we will discuss, the focus will be on your iPhone as you get it.
Whether you're a marketer, journalist or anyone who wants to create better content with their iPhone, this guide is for you.
Let’s start shooting.
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They sky that I saw did not match what appeared on my iPhone. Here’s how I was able to adjust my white balance to capture the photo.
There’s several ways to backup photos and videos from you iPhone. For any backup strategy, no matter how big or small, there is one rule: Have multiple backups off everything.
We all know how to take a picture with our iPhones, right? But do you know there’s multiple ways you can trigger the shutter on your iPhone?
Don’t have your video interrupted by a phone call from Mom.
It reminds me of using an app like for the first time — providing edits to your photos that are not only new and exciting, but previous unimaginable to do with your iPhone.
It’s all about the internals of the camera, the chip and how the phone processes the photos it takes
Pocket Camera is, in a nutshell, all about taking better photos and videos with your iPhone.
If there's a camera that best represents this new combined medium, it's the iPhone.
So has mobile phones killed photography? Far from it. But we’re still getting use to the power our iPhones have given us.