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How I Shot the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse Rising Over a Flowery Field

How I Shot the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse Rising Over a Flowery Field | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"What you see in the image is a pretty close representation of the moons path across the sky throughout the night, just brought a bit closer to the horizon to help balance the composition."

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This article offers a behind the scenes look at how one photographer managed to capture the lunar eclipse on April 15. His advice could also help you capture the next lunar eclipse and improve your sky photography, as well. Read the article to find out how.

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6 smart, easy tips for teaching kids photography - Cool Mom Tech

6 smart, easy tips for teaching kids photography - Cool Mom Tech | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Found 35 blurry pics of the dog's nose in your camera roll? Time to teach your enthusiastic kids a few photography basics. Here are 6 easy tips that help!
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A collection of tips you can use to teach your child how to take awesome pictures. If you have children that are interested in photography, this is a great article to read.

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Photographer Captures Incredible Photo of the Milky Way Above a Glowing, Bioluminescent Ocean

Photographer Captures Incredible Photo of the Milky Way Above a Glowing, Bioluminescent Ocean | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

'Some photographs are so good it's hard to believe they're real, and that is definitely the case with Fefo Bouvier's photograph of the Milky Way."

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An amazing photo captured using a Canon 60D and EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS, with the lens set at 18mm and f/3.5 and the camera set to snap a 15s exposure at ISO 6400.

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Tips for Photographing in Different Weather Conditions

Tips for Photographing in Different Weather Conditions | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"You’ve figured out that photography is awesome. You have your equipment. You’ve got the basics down. You know all about the “triangle” of ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. Now, you’re ready to put them to use. You’re ready to go outside and experiment. But wait. You haven’t yet considered the weather."

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One thing about photography is that no matter how good you are, you can't control the weather. That's why its always important to have the right equipment at hand. If you're curious about what type of equipment I am talking about, read this article.

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Top 10 Rules of Travel Photography

Top 10 Rules of Travel Photography | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Photography is not about the camera. It’s not even about the beautiful images we create. It is about telling powerful stories. Photography is a tool for creating awareness and understanding across cultures, communities, and countries; a tool to make sense of our commonalities in the world we share.
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When it comes to travel photography, there are rules you need to follow to ensure your photos stand out. This article explores ten of those rules in detail.

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6 Tips to Take Your Architecture Photography to the Next Level

6 Tips to Take Your Architecture Photography to the Next Level | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Architectural photography may seem like an incredibly boring subject, but there is lots of creativity involved with shooting buildings, not to mention it’s a rather lucrative way to make a side income as a photographer. However, the rules of photographing a building versus a person are quite different."

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There are several unique factors every photographer needs to consider when photographing architecture. This article reveals the secrets behind great architectural photography.

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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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Eerie Photography by Kim Holtermand @ Weeder

Eerie Photography by Kim Holtermand @ Weeder | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

It's amazing when someone manages to capture super moody pictures, some so eerie that they might actually look like scenes from another world. That's the idea behind the work of Danish photographer Kim Høltermand.

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Kim Holterman has photographed the elegance of Iceland, Sweden and Denmark where you can see the series of photos and gasp at their beauty.

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Four Years Later: Browse Through the First Photos Ever Posted to Instagram

Four Years Later: Browse Through the First Photos Ever Posted to Instagram | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Four years (and one day) ago, Kevin Systrom posted the first ever photo to Instagram, then a new social network with an uncertain future and exactly one photo of a cute dog in its archives."

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It's only been four years since Instagram was released, and the social network has already become the standard photo sharing app among today's smartphone users. This article shows some of the first pictures posted on this now-popular platform.

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10 Summer Photography Tips to Get You Creative in the Warmer Months

10 Summer Photography Tips to Get You Creative in the Warmer Months | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Despite the early sunrises, late sunsets and harsh daytime sunlight of summer it’s still one of our favorite times for photography. Being outside with your camera in the warmer months just feels so good."

Jerome Okutho's insight:

If you plan on taking a lot of pictures during the summer months, the tips in this article will bring the best out of your photos and boost your photographic creativity.


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How To Get a Super Shot of the Supermoon @ Weeder

How To Get a Super Shot of the Supermoon @ Weeder | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Tonight will be the first of three "supermoons" that will occur this summer. Supermoons are full moons that appear bigger and brighter than the other full moons throughout the year. As you probably suspect, this means that some of the best moon photographic opportunities await for those who come prepared.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Being prepared for one of the three supermoons that will happen this year as everyone ready with their location in mind and gear in hand (actually use a tripod). To get that super shot here in this article is some information that you should glance over before heading out.

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Night Photography Tips: Capture the Stars, Shoot the Moon - CreativeLive Blog

Night Photography Tips: Capture the Stars, Shoot the Moon - CreativeLive Blog | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
How do you capture a beautiful scene after sunset? Check out these night photography tips from Matt Hill to find out.
Kitty Fisher's insight:

Matt Hill has a great explanation when it comes to shooting the scene after sunset. First off instead of just snapping the photo and moving on, turn that scene into a work of art. Take the time to think it through and collect that moment. Don't allow the magic of photography to loose its appeal.

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Talented Doodler Gets Creative with Mirror Selfies in This Awesome Little Photo Series

Talented Doodler Gets Creative with Mirror Selfies in This Awesome Little Photo Series | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

We usually don’t condone mirror selfies, but for Norwegian doodler Mirrorsme, we’ll make an exception. Using various mirrors as canvases for her work, the woman behind the pseudonym paints herself into a number of humorous and immersive situations.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

The lady behind the mirror has a talent. Taking that classic mirror selfie and turning it into a nostalgia based doodle of expression and explosion. The ante has been upped.

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Ben Landa Studios 

We usually don’t condone mirror selfies, but for Norwegian doodler Mirrorsme, we’ll make an exception. Using various mirrors as canvases for her work, the woman behind the pseudonym paints herself into a number of humorous and immersive situations.Ben Landa Studio is one of the best studio in San Francisco, California.provides you best marriage,party,functions video and photography.

http://www.benlandastudios.com 

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Polish Father Captures Touching Portraits of His Family Around Their Rural Home

Polish Father Captures Touching Portraits of His Family Around Their Rural Home | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Polish husband and father-of-two Sebastian Łuczywo is a business advisor for his day job. But when he's not at work, he's capturing incredibly heartwarming portraits of his family and their animals.

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Mr. Luczywo brings warmth to his family portraits that has now been shared with the world. Touching surrealism with the stylist reality of humorous home life.

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Photo Tip: Do This to Get Way Better Portraits When You Ask a Stranger to Take Your Picture

Photo Tip: Do This to Get Way Better Portraits When You Ask a Stranger to Take Your Picture | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Asking a stranger on the street to take your picture often leaves you shaking your head afterwards. That's because, for some reason, most people seem to th
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This article shares a simple tip for getting better photos when you ask strangers to take your picture. Despite it's simplicity, it is a very effective way of making your photos look good in just about any situation.

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How I Photograph the Milky Way in the Light-Polluted Skies of Singapore

How I Photograph the Milky Way in the Light-Polluted Skies of Singapore | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
When it comes to photographing the elusive Milky Way in one of the most light-polluted major cities like Singapore, timing is critical. Most of the faint details will be washed out by the extreme light pollution and if we were to shoot the Milky Way under unfavorable atmospheric conditions, our attempt would be futile.
Jerome Okutho's insight:

While it is common for photographers to take pictures of the Milky Way, most are unable to because they happen to live in modern cities filled with light pollution. This article shares a few tips you can use to capture the perfect shot of the Milky Way even if you live in a major city like Singapore.

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Chicago Skylines and Thick Fog Make For Surreal Urban Landscape Photos

Chicago Skylines and Thick Fog Make For Surreal Urban Landscape Photos | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Photographer Michael Salisbury is a determined Chicagoan with a desire to slow down and capture the world around him in the most vivid and compositional of ways.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Skylines are usually shot in a wide angle lens that captures horizon and the buildings. Unless you are Michael Salisbury, using the advantage of fog and endless sky to frame your shot. These inspirational shots will have your mind rewinding and rethinking that shot.

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Video: How to Effectively Capture Realistic-Looking HDR Images

Video: How to Effectively Capture Realistic-Looking HDR Images | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

h of framersThere are many of us who sigh at hearing the dreaded acronym, HDR. Oftentimes we associate it with oversaturated, cartoon-like compositions put together from half a dozen worth of frames. But that’s not the only way to approach HDR.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

An introduction in capturing that HDR image that has an effective composition and with these examples you'll see where that final image comes in at the end.

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Bird Photography Tips for Beginners

Bird Photography Tips for Beginners | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"The colour and texture of birds’ plumage makes them fascinating subjects for photography, made all the more exciting by their fleeting and elusive nature. With a lot of patience and practice, and the help of these tips, you’ll soon be on your way to making memorable photographs of our feathered friends."

Jerome Okutho's insight:

In this article you'll discover a few useful tips you can use to improve your bird photography. It explains everything from selecting the right equipment to getting the right timing and location.

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These Focus Stacking Walkthroughs Will Help You Take Your Macro Photography to the Next Level

These Focus Stacking Walkthroughs Will Help You Take Your Macro Photography to the Next Level | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

When it comes to macro photography, knowing how to properly focus stack your images can make a massive difference. To that end, the walkthrough above and Photoshop tutorial below offer a fantastic explanation of what focus stacking is.

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Macro means getting up close and personal. But focus stacking which combines several images, shot at various angles to make sure that the image is in complete focus.

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Beautiful Macro Photo of a Hummingbird's Details

Beautiful Macro Photo of a Hummingbird's Details | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

In the world of macro photography, the speedy hummingbird isn't the easiest subject. With a little patience, however, you could nail a shot that reveals details you normally can't see when tracking the bird with your eye.

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Has anyone been every to get up close to hummingbird's? Chris Morgan got into the details of what close up and macro means. A use of brilliant color that we tend to see in a flash instead of at a stand still point.

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How To Take Better Photos with Your iPhone

How To Take Better Photos with Your iPhone | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
The iPhone is one of the best phone cameras out there. Here are some easy tips to make its photos even better.
Jerome Okutho's insight:

This article contains several useful tips for taking better photos with your iPhone. Of course, you can also apply these tips when taking photos with any other smart phone camera.

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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, 5:53 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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10 Summer Photography Tips to Get You Creative in the Warmer Months @ Weeder

10 Summer Photography Tips to Get You Creative in the Warmer Months @ Weeder | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Despite the early sunrises, late sunsets and harsh daytime sunlight of summer it’s still one of our favorite times for photography. Being outside with your camera in the warmer months just feels so good.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Struggling with the season change and wonder how this summer you will become creative in the field of photography? Here we almost have a dozen ways that you can bring out the creative juices so your photographer's eye will catch that one moment.

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Google Camera Now Gives Remote Shutter Control to Android Wear Devices

Google Camera Now Gives Remote Shutter Control to Android Wear Devices | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

With the advent of wearable technology, it was inevitable the devices would soon start to integrate into mobile photographers' workflow. And thanks to Google's latest update, its Camera app looks to be the first to the punch.

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Android smartwatch owners just received an app that they can hide at the edge of their sleeve. A remote control shutter that is powered by smartphones and smartcameras.

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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.

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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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