News tagged with "iphone"

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Lensbaby brings 'Sweet Spot ' selective focus lens to iPhone

Lensbaby is well known among DSLR photographers for its array of special-effect lenses. Now the Portland, Oregon-based company wants to expand into mobile photography and has launched a Kickstarter project to fund the final development stage of its Lensbaby Sweet Spot lens for iPhones. Learn more

CONNECT Comments 20 Published: Apr 4, 2014 at 08:00
Anamorphic adapter lens makes for widescreen iPhone photos

A new Kickstarter project from Moondog Labs hopes to bring a wider view when shooting with the iPhone 5 and 5s. With Moondog Labs' 1.33x Anamorphic Adapter lens, a video shot on the iPhone in the standard 16:9 aspect ratio gains about 33% more width. Still images shot in 4:3 are expanded to 16:9. Learn more at

CONNECT Comments 37 Published: Dec 4, 2013 at 09:00
DxOMark Mobile Report added to our Apple iPhone 5s review

We have added DxOMark's Mobile Report to our camera review of the Apple iPhone 5s. The report includes DxO Lab's usual industry-standard scientific measurements and analyzes 14 aspects of mobile imaging including detailed image quality assessment, flash performance, autofocus reliability and more to calculate a final score. Click through to read our Apple iPhone 5s review and go to page 8 for the DxO Mark mobile report.

CONNECT Comments 0 Published: Oct 7, 2013 at 16:18
Apple iPhone 5s review: Best iPhone camera yet?

The camera on Apple's iPhones are well-known for their excellent photo quality. The new iPhone 5s features a larger sensor, faster lens, and new 'True Tone' flash. Head on over to to see if the improvements have made the iPhone 5s a top choice for mobile photographers.

CONNECT Comments 152 Published: Oct 3, 2013 at 17:51
Editorial: Why I can't stop taking iPhone Panoramas

DPReview editor Barnaby Britton spent his weekend taking pictures on the new Apple iPhone 5s, which among other refinements features a new camera, larger sensor, built-in filter effects and a unique two-color flash. It also offers an improved panorama mode with adaptive 'live' metering across the frame. In this short article he explains why even if you don't have any interest in the new iPhone, you should definitely pay attention to the iPhone 5s' panorama feature.

ARTICLE Comments 300 Published: Sep 24, 2013 at 17:00
iPhone 5S real-world Samples Gallery

Apple's new iPhone 5S features a number of refinements that make it attractive to photographers, including a new, larger 8MP sensor, faster lens, improved panorama mode with 'dynamic auto exposure', built-in filter effects and a unique two-color flash for better low-light shots. DPReview editor Barnaby Britton spent the weekend shooting with the iPhone 5S, and you can see a large gallery of samples over at 

CONNECT Comments 103 Published: Sep 23, 2013 at 18:38
iPhone 5s compared in our new studio test scene

We lined up for the new Apple iPhone 5s this morning, and Dpreview's Studio Manager Kelcey Smith wasted no time in getting it into our studio, to take a critical look at how its new camera performs. We're taking the smartphone out for the weekend to gather shots for a gallery planned for this Monday, but in the meantime, you can take a look at how the iPhone 5s compares to the competition in our new studio widget. Click through to check it out.

CONNECT Comments 263 Published: Sep 21, 2013 at 01:01
iPhone 5s teardown: iFixit digs into Apple's newest phone

While iPhone fanatics worldwide are lining up for Apple's new iPhone 5s, the folks at iFixit are already taking the smartphone apart. The team has already torn into the latest flagship iPhone to take a closer look at a revamped iSight camera, that new A7 chip and more. Dig in with us at

CONNECT Comments 10 Published: Sep 20, 2013 at 07:27
What Apple's new iPhones mean for photographers

As expected, Apple revealed two new iPhones today: the high-end 5S, and a more inexpensive and colorful model, the 5C. However, though there are minor tweaks to the lens and sensor, both models are touting a fairly underwhelming spec of 8 megapixels, especially when compared to Nokia's 41MP Lumia 1020 or Sony's latest 20.7MP Xperia Z1. Are Apple's newest offerings enough to keep photography enthusiasts interested? We take a look on

CONNECT Comments 518 Published: Sep 10, 2013 at 20:00
Awards celebrate the best of iPhone photography

The 6th Annual iPhone Photography Awards has announced its winners, celebrating smartphone images across 16 categories of mobile photography. The top three winners of the Photographer of the Year category each received an iPad Mini while the top entry from each category won a gold bar. We take a look at the award winners on

CONNECT Comments 58 Published: Jun 18, 2013 at 18:46
A photographer's wishlist: 5 things we want to see from Apple's WWDC

In advance of Apple's World Wide Developer's Conference next week, we're sharing our photographer's wishlist of the announcements we're hoping to see from the annual event. Compare our thoughts with yours on an expected new iOS 7 mobile operating system, whether or not we'll see a new iPhone and more at

CAMERA NEWS Comments 26 Published: Jun 6, 2013 at 17:41
Sun-Times photographer uses iPhone to document life after layoffs

Rob Hart was amongst the 28 members of the Chicago Sun-Times photography staff laid off last week. He's been pointedly documenting his experience via Tumblr ever since, deliberately opting to use his iPhone over his Nikon D3 because, as he says of himself in his blog, he was "replaced with a reporter with an iPhone, so he is documenting his new life with an iPhone, but with the eye of a photojournalist trained in storytelling." We spoke to him about it for

CONNECT Comments 150 Published: Jun 4, 2013 at 18:53
After layoffs, Sun-Times expects reporters to become mobile photographers

It seems the Chicago Sun-Times is counting on its remaining employees to become mobile photographers. After laying off its entire 28-person photography staff yesterday, the newspaper has announced mandatory training for remaining employees on 'iPhone photography basics'. That's according to media writer Robert Feder. Feder quotes a memo from managing editor Craig Newman: 'In the coming days and weeks, we'll be working with all editorial employees to train and outfit you as much as possible to produce the content we need'. Click through for the full story on 

CONNECT Comments 195 Published: May 31, 2013 at 19:05
Shootout: Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One, Apple iPhone 5 & Nokia Lumia 920

We put four of the top-of-the-line smartphone cameras to the test in our super shootout featuring the two most promising newcomers - the brand new Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One - and the established competition, the Apple iPhone 5 and the Nokia Lumia 920. We shot with the camera phones in a variety of "real-life" situations and in our controlled studio environment to compare their overall performance. See our results today on

CONNECT Comments 148 Published: Apr 24, 2013 at 20:00
Photographer's smartphone shot earns front page position on NYT

Photographer Nick Laham found himself in a tight spot as he squeezed into a locker room bathroom stall to take portraits of the New York Yankees during a spring training session earlier this year. He used both his DSLR and his smartphone to take the photos, but it was his iPhone-captured and Instagram-processed images that earned the attention of the New York Times, which ran Laham's portrait of baseball great Alex Rodriguez on the front page of the Sunday edition. Read more at

CONNECT Comments 78 Published: Apr 2, 2013 at 20:45
India, Instagram and a smartphone

Photographer Misho Baranovic used a smartphone to document his recent project in India for NGO World Vision Australia. He found his smartphone the perfect tool for both recording the journey and sharing it with a worldwide audience in real time. In this article, Baranovic discusses the pros and cons of documentary photography with a camera phone, and offers tips for shooting with a mobile device when travelling abroad. Click through for the full article on

CONNECT Comments 55 Published: Feb 18, 2013 at 20:52
Photographer to shoot 50 weddings in one day with his iPhone

Professional photographer Kevin Kuster, who lives in Chicago, was recently approached by the charity Watts of Love  to help with an interesting photography project that seemed a perfect opportunity to make use of his newfound love of mobile photography. He will now travel to the Philippines and shoot 50 weddings in one day  - with his iPhone 4s.

CONNECT Comments 168 Published: Feb 7, 2013 at 22:03
Conflict photographer Ben Lowy explains why he uses an iPhone

Photojournalist Ben Lowy made headlines in 2011 when he used his iPhone to shoot an assignment for the New York Times in Afghanistan. Since then he's used his smartphone to document many more events including the Libyan revolution, and the impact of Hurricane Sandy. Today, photo sharing network EyeEm published an interesting interview with Lowy, in which he offers some insight into journalism's changing landscape, and why he chooses to shoot with an iPhone. Click through for more details and a link to the interview on

CONNECT Comments 84 Published: Feb 5, 2013 at 22:10
Mirrored images offer reflective perspective

Greek artist Panos Papanagiotou takes a reflective approach to his photography, using his iPhone and apps that create a mirrored effect. Everyday items are transformed into symmetrical studies that challenge the viewer to look at otherwise mundane details in a fresh way. Click through for more information and images from Papanagiotou's Mirrors series in our article on

CONNECT Comments 6 Published: Jan 28, 2013 at 22:42
Professional photographer turns to iPhone for post-wedding photoshoot

Would you be brave enough to let a wedding photographer immortalise your celebration with only an iPhone? One couple in Gujarat, western India did just that. When Rishita and Kintan Brahmbhatt hired professional photographer Sephi Bergerson to shoot their wedding, he used a DSLR for the main ceremony, but turned to his iPhone for the post-wedding 'couples shoot'. Click through to learn more about his experience and view some of the resulting images on

CONNECT Comments 137 Published: Jan 24, 2013 at 22:06
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