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The Weekly Roundup: 10 Summer Photography Tips, How to Take Better Photos With Your iPhone and Eerie Photography

The Weekly Roundup: 10 Summer Photography Tips, How to Take Better Photos With Your iPhone and Eerie Photography | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Tips for Summer photography, better iPhone photos and the eerie photography with Kim Holtermand.


10 Summer Photography Tips:

http://petapixel.com/2014/07/12/10-summer-photography-tips-get-creative-warmer-months/


Generally with the summer months ahead and well being in the middle of summer, where do you start. From the sunshine being available till the later hours in the evening. So adding traveling and some lens flare it'll mean your back in the swing of things.


How to Take Better Phones With Your iPhone:

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/iphone-camera-tips,news-19125.html


You may be hesitant but take some action images with your iPhone. With the iPhone 5s generally having a fast autofocus and using the burst mode, it'll create a better way of taking iPhone photos.


Eerie Photography:

http://weeder.org/rLH1mJG


Kim Holtermand has taken the beauty of Iceland, Sweden and Denmark. These images have an infrared scene that  give eerie a way of expressing more than just the haunted feeling.


Taking the tips and giving your iPhone a way to improve the quality of capturing the movement in action. Yet eerie photography has a way of holding a power over its viewer. Come back each week to read up on our current news.

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Surprise! Some D810 Pre-Orders Arriving a Week Ahead of Schedule

Surprise! Some D810 Pre-Orders Arriving a Week Ahead of Schedule | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

According to Nikon Japan, the official D810 ship date is now set for July 17th, but it seems that some lucky users have already started receiving their cameras.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Those Nikon D180 cameras have already been infiltrated by one video and picture of a man receiving his in the mail. Thankfully the pre-order is a striking deal but you can still pre-order by clicking the link at the bottom of the article.

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The Weekly Roundup: 14 Ordinary Objects That Need To Be Photographed, Olympus' New Video Classroom and The Latest iPhone Rumors

The Weekly Roundup: 14 Ordinary Objects That Need To Be Photographed, Olympus' New Video Classroom and The Latest iPhone Rumors | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

What should you be taking photos of? The mundane, the extreme or something in-between that you may see everyday. There are 14 objects that need your attention when it comes to photography. How is Olympus doing it all? With a wild adventure, video classroom that will get your spirit soaring. And the latest news from the iPhone 6, what can we expect?


14 Ordinary Items That Need to be Photographed:

http://www.ephotozine.com/article/14-ordinary-items-that-need-to-be-photographed-25655


Caught up in the rush of excitement and constantly having your finger pressed lightly upon the shutter button. Think again, how about stopping at the shop window and noticing the brilliant lights and decor that would make a truly incredible image. Take a picture!


Olympus' New Visual Classroom:

http://petapixel.com/2014/06/26/olympus-kicks-anywhere-classroom-video-series-another-great-resource/


Welcome to 'Anywhere Classroom' by Olympus where Jay Dickman takes you right into nature and out into the field. Shooting landscape to shooting the surrounding wildlife that may seem to risky or intense. But believe me after watching these episodes you'll want to go camping and emerge yourself in the wilderness.


Latest iPhone 6 Rumors:

http://petapixel.com/2014/06/25/latest-iphone-6-rumors-larger-version-feature-ois-smaller-will/


Besides the operating system hitting an iOS 8, look wise Apple is staying hush hush. Well Apple will release two versions (a smaller one and a bigger phone by mere inches) the higher priced one with have an image stabilization system running through it's core.


Whenever the end of the week comes...well to the end. Rounding up what the mobile tech universe has given us is only the cherry on the sundae. Nevertheless keep coming back to see if Apple has released more information on the iPhone 6 or if those Olympus episodes start going further out into the wilderness. Keep coming back!

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Ben Landa's curator insight, July 8, 2014 2:12 AM

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What should you be taking photos of? The mundane, the extreme or something in-between that you may see everyday. There are 14 objects that need your attention when it comes to photography. How is Olympus doing it all? With a wild adventure, video classroom that will get your spirit soaring. And the latest news from the iPhone 6, what can we expect?

 

14 Ordinary Items That Need to be Photographed:

http://www.benlandastudios.com/

 

Caught up in the rush of excitement and constantly having your finger pressed lightly upon the shutter button. Think again, how about stopping at the shop window and noticing the brilliant lights and decor that would make a truly incredible image. Take a picture!

 

Ben Landa' New Visual Classroom:

http://www.benlandastudios.com/

 

Welcome to 'Anywhere Classroom' by Olympus where Jay Dickman takes you right into nature and out into the field. Shooting landscape to shooting the surrounding wildlife that may seem to risky or intense. But believe me after watching these episodes you'll want to go camping and emerge yourself in the wilderness.

 

Latest iPhone 6 Rumors:

http://www.benlandastudios.com/


Besides the operating system hitting an iOS 8, look wise Apple is staying hush hush. Well Apple will release two versions (a smaller one and a bigger phone by mere inches) the higher priced one with have an image stabilization system running through it's core.

 

Whenever the end of the week comes...well to the end. Rounding up what the mobile tech universe has given us is only the cherry on the sundae. Nevertheless keep coming back to see if Apple has released more information on the iPhone 6 or if those Olympus episodes start going further out into the wilderness. Keep coming back!

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The Weekly Roundup: Leading Mobile Photographers Share Their Tips, Shooting Portraits in Public and Capturing the Milky Way Through an Airplane Window

The Weekly Roundup: Leading Mobile Photographers Share Their Tips, Shooting Portraits in Public and Capturing the Milky Way Through an Airplane Window | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

What is it about Mobile Photographers that have a lead in the Photographic way of life? Keeping that question in mind we have how to shoot portraits in public and taking euphoric images of the Milky Way.


Leading Mobile Photographers Share Tips:

http://weeder.org/rLH0ZfY


Switching from a DSLR to a smartphone camera, how can you make your images outstanding? In the video on the site Roger Clay, talks about finding that right moment. And it doesn't hurt that he gives tips on how he captures those award winning photos.


How to Shoot Portraits in Public:

http://photography.tutsplus.com/tutorials/how-to-shoot-portraits-in-public-and-avoid-a-crowd--cms-20502


Avoiding crowds would be key however, taking portraits in public by making it seem you are alone. Even though you are in a park filled with people. Trying out a wide aperture may do the trick.


Photograph of the Milky Way Taken Out the Window of an Airplane Above the Atlantic:

http://petapixel.com/2014/06/16/photograph-milky-way-taken-window-airplane-atlantic/


As any one that decides to hop on to a plane snaps a photo of the planes wing is almost a rite of passage. Unless you are Alessandro Merga who took it a step further with the Milky Way being the vibrant participate of this dazzling spectacle. 


Take the Milky Way for instance, we live on a planet with billions of stars yet do we capture them with the right fuel of tenacity, in the same way that we view them? Nevertheless public portraits do not have to be a hard task and learning from some great mobile photographers may just help you on your way. Come back at the end of next week for more updates.

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Con Artist Scams Photog Out of Prints and Money Using Distance and Anonymity

Con Artist Scams Photog Out of Prints and Money Using Distance and Anonymity | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Austin-based photographer Polly Chandler was recently the victim of an Internet sales scam that took advantage of distance and anonymity to create the perfect storm of events that led to her being out a few thousand dollars.
Kitty Fisher's insight:

Here is a story just to fore warn Photographers about who the do business with and checking in to see if they are being scammed. This is important because it's devastating to know that your work that you've put some much into can be turned upside.

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The Weekly Roundup: 10 Landscape Compositions, Lee Thompson Takes the Ultimate Selfie and The Best Travel Photography Tips

The Weekly Roundup: 10 Landscape Compositions, Lee Thompson Takes the Ultimate Selfie and The Best Travel Photography Tips | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Taking a photo of yourself has become a world wide everyday phenomenon, however one man took it to another level. But you won't break a sweat finding the right composition in this guide to landscapes and David Alan Harvey knows exactly what to tell you when it comes to tricks and tips while traveling.


10 Landscape Compositions:

 http://digital-photography-school.com/10-landscape-composition-tips-illustrated-with-pictures-from-eastern-washington/


While this photo set was taken in Eastern Washington, you to can plan out a few areas as to where you want your subject to be, the rule of thirds or taking negative space and using it to your advantage.


Photograph Takes Epic Selfie:

http://petapixel.com/2014/06/05/photographer-takes-epic-selfie-christ-redeemer-statue-gopros-climb-top/


We've heard of the Oscars group selfie but Lee Thompson decided to climb the Christ the Redeemer Statue in Rio de Janeiro and give the world something to look forward towards. Thompson even took video of how he climbed his way up through the statue to reach to the very top.


The Best Travel Tips from David Alan Harvey:

http://www.filson.com/filson-life/2014/06/5-travel-photography-tips-david-alan-harvey/


Take it from Mr. Harvey after traveling and photographing from France to Cuba hearing some advice from this legend wouldn't hurt. Not only is this list about how to travel light but he gives life advice. Like make a new friend the moment you're in a new country, carry duct tape don't act like a unwary tourist. 


Rounding up this week we've seen some pretty amazing images. Come back next week to see what is in store for you!

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The Weekly Roundup: How Google Glass Will Change Photography, How to be A Mobile Photography Pro and Shooting A Meteor Shower

The Weekly Roundup: How Google Glass Will Change Photography, How to be A Mobile Photography Pro and Shooting A Meteor Shower | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Google Glass has been popping up like a storm; learning to become somewhat of a pro when it comes to your camera phone and looking at meteor showers are breathtaking. But how about being able to shot it as well?


How Google Glass Will Change Photography:

http://www.businessinsider.com.au/google-glass-photos-2014-5#now-check-out-some-of-the-best-smartphone-photography-out-there-16


Proving that Google Glass is worth the chunk of cash it will consume out of your pocket, the up side to this device is pretty convincing. Capturing what the naked eye sees day to day or that one extraordinary event that happens only once.


How to be a Mobile Photography Pro:

http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2014/05/21/popular-instagrammer-dan-rubin-give-you-the-rundown-on-how-to-be-a-mobile-p


Adding different apps to work with to edit your images, or even act as the camera itself is a great way to get started towards the possibility of becoming a mobile pro.


How to Shoot a Meteor Shower:

http://www.macworld.com/article/2158629/how-to-shoot-fridays-meteor-shower-long-exposure-photography-tips.html


Long exposure will become your new best friend if you want to shot meteor showers. The basics of long exposure helps you to insure that capturing that wondrous moment is actually probable.


Complete in the task of pro mobile photography, Google glass and the advantages as well as the disadvantages. Hopefully you can camp out soon and wait to explore science, nature and astronomy with your camera. Come back each week to explore the possibilities.

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Google Glass Becomes Available to the US Public for a Cool $1.5K

Google Glass Becomes Available to the US Public for a Cool $1.5K | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

If you’ve wanting to get your paws on a pair of Google Glass, your chances have been few and far between... until now. As of today, Google is opening up the sales of the Google Glass headset to all of the United States, assuming they're in stock and you have $1.5k to burn.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Google Glass has been given the green light to be sold in the United States, but for a classy $1,500 to spare. However if you feel compelled to snag a pair the sales cost is looking to be brought down in due time.

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The Weekly Roundup: Why Self-Portraiture Makes You A Better Photographer, VSCO Announces $40 Million Investment and Shooting the Blue Hour

The Weekly Roundup: Why Self-Portraiture Makes You A Better Photographer, VSCO Announces $40 Million Investment and Shooting the Blue Hour | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

This weekly content announces the new investment that VSCO has made to further their future, sweeting the deal when it comes to natural light. And how selifies are one thing while self-portraiture is a true talent to behold.


How Self-Portraiture Makes You A Better Photographer:

http://digital-photography-school.com/how-self-portraiture-makes-you-a-better-photographer/


The big parting between selfies and self-portraiture are well...different. Between using yourself as the patient model, to setting up your own lighting sequence and eventually doing test shots to see where you should stand in the frame and ultimately the outcome. Selfies have noting on the veterans you use self-portraiture to express creativity.


VSCO Announces $40 Million Investment:

http://hypebeast.com/2014/5/digital-photography-company-vsco-announces-40-million-investment


The growth of VSCO has grown even more with this new investment. Since the company is more interested in the bigger picture, this gives it's community something to smile about.


Sweeten Your Photos by Shooting During the Blue Hour:

http://digital-photography-school.com/sweeten-your-photos-by-shooting-during-the-blue-hour/


Ever heard of the blue hour? A glorious moment of light during the morning and evening hours that would make anyone envious of your images. Considering this is the prime time to take landscape, architecture does incredibly well in this light as well.


However your week has been going, these sweet little roundups should help you to look forward to a few days that you'll have off. Or looking towards summer. Keep coming back to see what we've rounded up for you next time.

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Digital Photography Company VSCO Announces $40 Million Investment

Digital Photography Company VSCO Announces $40 Million Investment | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Longstanding digital photography company, VSCO made an official announcement today that it has received an investment of $40 million from venture and growth equity firm Accel Partners.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

VSCO must be doing well. That's the understatement of the year, with a $40 million investment under their belt. This bigger picture moment means about building that beloved community between it's photographers and it's social community "Grid".

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Online Photography Marketplace 'Crated' Offers an End-to-End Platform Like Never Before

Online Photography Marketplace 'Crated' Offers an End-to-End Platform Like Never Before | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

When it comes to wanting to sell physical prints of your photographs online, there are but a few platforms. And of the platforms that do exist, many of them seem to fall short when ti comes to offering everything you need in one, simple workflow.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

A big game changer when it comes to selling and promoting digital prints online has come in the form of Crated. The website that acts as your platform to display, sell and promote your art.

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How to Track and Secure Your Lost or Stolen Phone, No Matter Who Made It

How to Track and Secure Your Lost or Stolen Phone, No Matter Who Made It | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Last week, a group of wireless carriers unanimously agreed to include anti-theft tools in their mobile devices as a way to prevent the increasing trend of smartphone theft.   

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Maybe Mobile Security is not at the top of your list. But it should be somewhere on the list (so to speak). If you have an Android or not, there are simple ways to protect your phone against theft and being returned back to you with your valued important information.

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Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Regulate Excessive Photoshop Use @ Weeder

Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Regulate Excessive Photoshop Use @ Weeder | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

The recently abundant outcry with excessive Photoshopping has lead lawmakers to stand up. With the boom of social platforms and the constant exposure to visual media, the image of perfection is continually forced upon us.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

A new bill was introduced today by Congresswomen Lois Capps and llena Ros-Lethinen about the excessive use of Photoshop. Like how many of us saw the before and after of Lady Gaga's Versace shoot. She practically looks like maybe a close relative but not identical to what she looks like.

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The Weekly Roundup: How to Get a Shot of the Supermoon, Google Camera Now Gives Remote Shutter Control and the Selfie Doodler

The Weekly Roundup: How to Get a Shot of the Supermoon, Google Camera Now Gives Remote Shutter Control and the Selfie Doodler | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Did you get a shot of the supermoon? Or hear about Google's new shutter remote control? Even better yet the talented selfie doodler that has taken a hold of our hearts? Well keep reading to hear the background stories on all of these headlines.

How to Get a Super Shot of the Supermoon:
http://weeder.org/rLH1hfx


With one down and two most supermoons to go, having the gear, a location spot and a picture perfect idea in mind for the next shutter press for the super shot of your dreams.

Google Camera Now Gives Remote Shutter Control to Android Wear Devices:
http://petapixel.com/2014/07/10/google-camera-now-gives-remote-shutter-control-android-wear-devices/


The watch you wear can tell time and what the weather is like outside right now. However, if you are one of the lucky individuals that has the android wearable accessory, it can now be linked up to your phone to act a remote shutter.

Talented Doodler Get Creative with Selfies:
http://petapixel.com/2014/07/09/talented-doodler-gets-creative-mirror-selfies-awesome-little-photo-series/


Using a mirror to reflect her on image, Mirrorsme know by her user name on Instagram. Has taken a step up and further, combing illustration and herself to incorporate a fantastic series of selfies.


What would you consider the news of the week? Well each week something new and wonderful comes to the fore front and we are here to give you the latest in the mobile photography spectrum.

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Ben Landa's curator insight, July 15, 2014 8:53 AM

Ben Landa Studios

Did you get a shot of the supermoon? Or hear about Google's new shutter remote control? Even better yet the talented selfie doodler that has taken a hold of our hearts? Well keep reading to hear the background stories on all of these headlines.

How to Get a Super Shot of the Supermoon: http://www.benlandastudios.com 

With one down and two most supermoons to go, having the gear, a location spot and a picture perfect idea in mind for the next shutter press for the super shot of your dreams. 

Google Camera Now Gives Remote Shutter Control to Android Wear Devices:
http://petapixel.com/2014/07/10/google-camera-now-gives-remote-shutter-control-android-wear-devices/


The watch you wear can tell time and what the weather is like outside right now. However, if you are one of the lucky individuals that has the android wearable accessory, it can now be linked up to your phone to act a remote shutter.

Talented Doodler Get Creative with Selfies:
http://www.benlandastudios.com 


Using a mirror to reflect her on image, Mirrorsme know by her user name on Instagram. Has taken a step up and further, combing illustration and herself to incorporate a fantastic series of selfies.

 

What would you consider the news of the week? Well each week something new and wonderful comes to the fore front and we are here to give you the latest in the mobile photography spectrum.

http://www.benlandastudios.com 

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The Weekly Roundup: 35 Awesome DIY Photography Hacks, Tricks to Master the Art of Fashion Photography and A Touching Series Captures the Bond Between the Homeless and Their Pets

The Weekly Roundup: 35 Awesome DIY Photography Hacks, Tricks to Master the Art of Fashion Photography and A Touching Series Captures the Bond Between the Homeless and Their Pets | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

This week is a bit different from the usual haul of subjects. There are tips and tricks but also a series of photographs worth setting some time aside to listen and look at what photographer Norah Levine has captured.


35 Awesome DIY Photography Hacks:

http://photographypla.net/diy-photography-hacks/


Please try these at home. Between creating your own backdrop to making your own filters and even setting up a photography ring flash. All that will take a little bit of time but you will be happy with what you come out with.


Tricks for Mastering the Art of Fashion Photography:

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/tips-and-tricks-to-master-the-art-of-fashion-photography/1/369491.html


Fashion photography is a type of business that meets a ton of criticism and expectation. However,  Anushka Menon gives a run down and background history of how she ended up where she is today. All along giving tips and tricks to make it in the business.


Touching Multimedia Series Captures The Powerful Bond Between the Homeless and Their Pets:

http://petapixel.com/2014/07/03/touching-multimedia-series-captures-the-powerful-bond-between-the-homeless-and-their-pets/


If there were ever a series of photos that should be viewed by many people, it would be Norah Levine's Lifelines series. Taking into account the pets that the homeless share their homes with and making them apart of the family. Seeing and hearing about the bond between animal and human is breathtaking.


Wrapping up what these three fantastic articles have been inspired or helpful about, means that every week more news comes in and we are here to deliver to you. So keep coming back for more news on Mobile Photography.




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Humor: Main Photo in Cheap Photography Tips Article Shot with $4.5K of Equipment

Humor: Main Photo in Cheap Photography Tips Article Shot with $4.5K of Equipment | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

If something seems too good to be true, that's probably because it is. A great example of this was sent to us by a reader earlier this week when he found one of his photos had been purchased for use by an Austrian publication. Great news, right? Well, not entirely.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Humor plays well when it comes to photography. And in some cases it may come to haunt you as one of your own images. One person found out that sometimes cheap doesn't mean exactly what you think it may mean. An article was published explaining how you could take photos without all the expensive professional equipment, when in reality the photo the bought and used was taken with high end and expensive equipment.

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The Weekly Roundup: Fun 1-Hour Photo App, MIT Project Bringing Light Field Photography and Back to Basics Flash Photography

The Weekly Roundup: Fun 1-Hour Photo App, MIT Project Bringing Light Field Photography and Back to Basics Flash Photography | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

The  weekly roundup has been busy bringing in the newest and most fantastic apps and ideas from around the world. This week we are giving you a flash back to waiting an hour for your photos to be developed. To basic flash photography and what MIT has in store for everyone's smartphone.


Fun 1-Hour Photo App:

http://petapixel.com/2014/06/12/fun-1-hour-photo-app-makes-wait-iphone-snaps-develop/


Nevercenter Lab's wanted to give an answer to the bridged question, what can we do to bring back the old school photography, while remaining modern? Well this app that shoots in black and white, giving you a classic photo booth atmosphere while waiting an hour to get your photos back to you.


MIT Hopes to Bring Light Field Photography to Smartphones:

http://petapixel.com/2014/06/11/mits-tesseract-start-up-hopes-to-bring-light-field-photography-to-every-smartphone/


MIT has big adventures awaiting up their sleeves. Smartphones may have light field photographic technology in them, giving that Lytro illusion but also consider it the greatest upgrade you'll ever receive for a mobile camera.


Back to Basics Flash Photography:

http://petapixel.com/2014/05/31/back-basics-flash-photography-tips-beginners/


When not to use and when to press the flash button. Not for the advanced professional but if you are seeking a reviewing outlook on this subject then by all means read this article.


If you need a brush up, a nostalgia pull back or reading the newest ideas involved in smartphone technology. Come back each week to read up on what you've rounded up.

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MIT Project Would Like to Bring Light Field Photography to Every Smartphone

MIT Project Would Like to Bring Light Field Photography to Every Smartphone | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Tesseract uses a technology called compressive light field photography. This is, in essence, a way to get Lytro-esque images using nothing more than a standard smartphone camera, a physical mask, and an incredibly complex array of algorithms.
Kitty Fisher's insight:

MIT wants your SmartPhone camera to do it's best. What do I mean by that? Well by taking what is called Light Field Photography, similar to a Lytro camera. Being able to refocus, masking, reframing and basically your camera will be able to sense the depth of the image.

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The Weekly Roundup: Clothes with a Life-Logging Camera Built Right In, 10 Best Cities for Working Photographers and Underwater Fantasy Shoot

The Weekly Roundup: Clothes with a Life-Logging Camera Built Right In, 10 Best Cities for Working Photographers and  Underwater Fantasy Shoot | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Between Benjamin Von Wong conducting a shipwreck fantasy and the new wearable camera...what else has this week brought us? Well if you are a photographer and intend on moving to a city they may need your expertise, we have the top 10 list for working photographers.


Clothes with a Life-Logging Camera Built Right In:

http://petapixel.com/2014/05/28/newviewwear-is-clothing-with-an-embedded-removable-life-logging-camera/


It started with a smart-watch, an iPhone and a Google Glasses. Now we introduce the wearable camera...literally. Acting as mostly a rolling video camera, you can take snap shots while wearing a hoodie or shirt of your choice.


10 Best Cities for Working Photographers:

http://petapixel.com/2014/05/28/10-best-cities-working-photographers/


While living in the top ten range of this list may not pertain to you, they have an extended list to see where your city rates. However, looking for work in the photography realm can be a bit of a nuisance...these cities may just become your new home.


Underwater Fantasy Shoot:

http://petapixel.com/2014/05/30/underwater-fantasy-shoot-bali-7-divers-2-models-1-underwater-shipwreck/


Sometimes running into a photographer you know will become a legend is rare. Von Wong is one of those individuals. He took a real shipwreck, 2 models and 7 divers to create one of the most beautiful and fantasy ridden experiences.


What can be done with this information? Well putting it to good use and hopefully you'll get out of a creative block that may have been haunting you. Whether you want to showcase a fantasy shoot, searching for a city to choose or even want to become part of the life-logging camera idea...either way each week we will have various information rounded up for your use.


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The Weekly Roundup: Why Bad Weather Days Are The Best, Five Creative Ways to Find New Locations Spots and Tips to Taking Better Smartphone Photos

The Weekly Roundup: Why Bad Weather Days Are The Best, Five Creative Ways to Find New Locations Spots and Tips to Taking Better Smartphone Photos | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Getting caught in bad weather with your camera doesn't mean you can't snap the shutter button. Finding different locations than what's on your usual map can amp up your portraits or landscape shots to learning the tricks that your smartphone can endure.


5 Reasons Why Bad Weather Days Are the Best Times for Photography:

http://weeder.org/rLHZx2q


Going for a dramatic scene could be as easy as clicking away for a few shots and your done! The perfection that is bad weather allows the photographer in you to not only take on the challenge but bring out your ability to focus in and enjoy what you are being challenged to.


5 Creative Ways to Find New Locations Spots: 

http://digital-photography-school.com/5-creative-ways-find-new-locations-photograph/


Google Maps has come far with Stuck on Earth, with other photographers scouting out locations they can help you to find your new spot. Or simply by using your same spots but attending to them at night can change the scenery and atmosphere to a 180 degree of satisfaction.


How to Take Better Pictures With Your Smartphone's Camera:

http://lifehacker.com/5662812/how-to-take-better-pictures-with-your-smartphones-camera


Quality means everything, attempting to get the best looking photograph with your camera phone will be your biggest challenge. However knowing the basic rules of photography can solve the problem to the most basic accidents. 


Take these articles and have them work in the way you need them too. Ideas come from collecting information from others and that means at the end of every week we will give you the information you may not have known about beforehand. 

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CNN iReport Invites Google Glass Owners to Become Citizen Journalists

CNN iReport Invites Google Glass Owners to Become Citizen Journalists | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

In a world where cell phone photography and videography is as prevalent as it is, CNN’s iReport has manage to become a fairly successful citizen journalism service, allowing users from across the globe to upload their eye-witness and breaking news.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Hello Google Glass journalists! Read about how journalists or in this case if you own a pair of Google Glasses, CNN will hot wire all of their notifications to your iReport account.

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Apple to unveil iPhone 6 in August, earlier than expected - report

Apple to unveil iPhone 6 in August, earlier than expected - report | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Apple Inc will unveil the next incarnation of its popular iPhone series in August, one month earlier than industry watchers were generally expecting, Taiwanese media reported on Friday citing unidentified supply-chain sources.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

The iPhone 6 will have an 4.7-inch are going to be released in August. Following in September a 5.5 and 5.6 inch model. With the onset of production at 80 million to be produced, everyone waits in anticipation for Apple's newest upgrade.

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The Weekly Roundup: Sony Xperia Z2 Crowned New King of Mobile Photography, Turning Your Instagrams into a Business and Why You Should Think About Hiring a Photojournalist For Your Wedding

The Weekly Roundup: Sony Xperia Z2 Crowned New King of Mobile Photography,  Turning Your Instagrams into a Business and Why You Should Think About Hiring a Photojournalist For Your Wedding | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Mobile photography has to have the top company crowned as king, well Sony Xperia Z2 has raised high enough to claim its victory. Instagram is now a business and photojournalist could have a new calling very soon. Read on to see what we have gathered for you!


Sony Xperia Z2:

http://www.cnet.com/news/sony-xperia-z2-crowned-new-king-of-mobile-photography/


Camera quality is not only the debate between mobile photographers but an utter most need. Sony has announced that the Xperia is the ultimate competitor when it comes to it's rival Apple's iPhone 5S and Smasung's Galaxy S5.


Turn Your Instagram into a Business:

http://gigaom.com/2014/04/18/turn-your-instagrams-into-a-business-snapwire-a-new-mobile-stock-photo-website-opens-to-public/


How can I turn their beloved Instagram account into a profit building business? Snapwire (now open to the public) is the answer photographers have been looking for. Now if you are serious about starting a business, give Snapwire a read through and start uploading immediately. 


Why You Should Consider Hiring a Photojournalist for Your Wedding:

http://petapixel.com/2014/05/02/think-hiring-photojournalist-document-wedding/


Have you consider or your friend soon to be wed, about who they would want to photograph their big day? Consider a photojournalist, the people who know what being on the front line or in action without breaking a sweat. They can find the keyhole of moments and turn them into a photograph worth remembering. 


Each week we gather three topics that we believe you need to know that happened this week. Keep coming back for more on Mobile Photography.

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The Weekly Roundup: How To Track and Secure Your Lost or Stolen Phone, Remove That Cart: Photoshop Request Fail and Lenses for Better Smartphone Photography

The Weekly Roundup: How To Track and Secure Your Lost or Stolen Phone, Remove That Cart: Photoshop Request Fail and Lenses for Better Smartphone Photography | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Securing your mobile phone with some sort of security is not only a smart process to accomplish but a safe one to boot. The return of Photoshop fail but to a hilarious extent and of course those Smartphone lenses that make our eyes glow with desire.


How to Track and Secure Your Lost or Stolen Phone:

 https://www.yahoo.com/tech/how-to-track-and-secure-your-lost-or-stolen-phone-no-83728804256.html


As the theft of smartphones increases, taking pro-caution about what security to use and eventually ending with getting your stolen property back can set you apart from everyone else. This article explains the steps you can take for either your Android, iOS  or your Windows phone.


Remove That Cart. Photoshop Request Fail:

http://www.retouchingacademy.com/remove-that-cart-photoshop-request-fail/


When something goes viral it's hard to miss. And this one was no exception but contains enough laughter to make your side hurt. After a young man contacted for possible retouching purposes on his photo, he had no idea what he was getting himself into. When you gather like mind...minds to get a project done the outcome is outstanding in the best possible way.


Lenses for Better Smartphone Photography: 

http://metronews.ca/voices/photography-out-of-the-box/1011897/lenses-for-better-smartphone-photography/


"If you don't want to break the bank" that's music to our ears! Lucky for all of us Photojojo Store has an array of attachable lenses for $20. If you want to hit the big leagues or just looking to try out a different type of photography, while using your mobile. Be our guest and spread the word.


As it's said once the week ends, you can relax and enjoy nature. Photographers tend to start their day at 5 a.m. hoping to catch that perfect image of a sunrise. With that in mind keep coming back to see what we have rounded up for you.

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The Weekly Roundup: How An iPad Can Improve Your Photography, Shooting the Red Moon and You've Never Seen Group Portraits like These

The Weekly Roundup: How An iPad Can Improve Your Photography, Shooting the Red Moon and You've Never Seen Group Portraits like These | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

How can you utilize an iPad to become a tool in adding your photographic venture? And as well all saw the Blood Moon, how did you capture it. Also we can't leave out group portraits, you've just probably never seen them like this.


How an iPad can improve your photography:

http://iso.500px.com/how-an-ipad-can-improve-your-photography/


Instead of just chucking out any of your equipment, just yet. The iPad has become the portfolio in a mobile stance. Without having to haul around a book you can easily have a potential client flip through the digital images.


How I Shot the Blood Moon:

http://petapixel.com/2014/04/17/shot-blood-moon-lunar-eclipse-rising-flowery-field/


Everyone at least captured one shot of the Blood Moon. However, these photograph depicts not only the phases but the moon is set over a beautiful field of flowers. Mike Mezeul brought life to the night sky while using a time lapse to show the procedure of the eclipse.


You've never seen group portraits like these:

http://www.slate.com/blogs/behold/2014/04/14/neal_slavin_specializes_in_group_photography.html


Neal Slavin takes portraits in groups but not in the way you may think. There tends to be a sort of quirky unusual element to his work. Taking in to consideration that those family get-together's or big functions are the best places to capture. And over a 4 decade span Slavin truly has collected some treasures.


Giving us the opportunity to watch an eclipse, discover Neal Slavin's work and see that the iPad can be beneficial in the photography world gives us hope. Come back each week for more info.

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