You own the world’s most versatile, customizable camera: your iPhone. Out of the box, your iPhone camera is no-frills, but you can transform it into a digital darkroom, photo editing suite, and photoblogging tool all rolled into one . . . if you know how to use it.
Create Great iPhone Photos shows you how to take great iPhone photographs—and even turn your not-so-hot photos into inventive, atmospheric images. Author and iPhone photographer Allan Hoffman shows you how to harness the full potential of your iPhone’s camera and turn it into a wildly fun tool for photographic creativity. You’ll learn tips and tricks for generating effects, applying filters, and manipulating your images with innovative apps—all right on your iPhone. And you’ll be inspired by interviews with today’s top iPhone photographers and galleries of their impressive work.
You also learn how to:
You have Photoshop® (and a lot, lot more) right in your pocket. Do amazing things with your photos with Create Great iPhone Photos.
About the Author
For the past fifteen years, Allan Hoffman has been the technology columnist for The Star-Ledger, New Jersey’s largest daily newspaper, where he writes about Internet culture and trends, the iPhone, and digital photography. His work has appeared in Newsday, the New York Times, Wired.com, and many other magazines and newspapers. He maintains a photoblog at whatiseenow.com and spent much of his teenage years in his high school’s darkroom.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 iPhone Photography Essentials
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Rutgers University interviews Allan Hoffman about iPhone photography and Create Great iPhone Photos. Read the interview here.
"A must-read for anyone like me who has abandoned their expensive cameras for the one on offer in the iPhone."
"This is a great book, written by someone who is passionate about this new form of photographic expression, and would make a great read for anyone new to the world of iPhoneography."
"There's lots to like in this book if you are getting started with iPhone photography. I can just about guarantee you'll find many things you never knew."
"With this book as a guide you will enjoy your iPhone camera more, and take much better photos, whatever kind of photos you like to produce."
"More than just an intro to iPhone photography this book also serves as a guide to some of the best iOS photography apps on the market today."
"The focus on apps really sets this book apart, and can bring you newfound joy to using your iPhone camera, whether you're just getting started, or consider yourself an old pro."
"Hoffman has created a book that has exactly what one would want to know about iPhone photography."
"It's awesome that someone has taken a moment to put out a book that not only spotlights some really great apps, but also gives you some tips on how to use those apps to achieve some amazing results."