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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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7 Smartphone Photography Tips | Take Better Pictures

7 Smartphone Photography Tips | Take Better Pictures | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
You have a great smartphone camera. Now, take even greater pictures with these smartphone photography tips.
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Use these tips to take your smartphone photos to the next level.

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Hike-Lapse: Man Walks the 2,600 Miles from Mexico to Canada and Snaps a Selfie Every Mile

Hike-Lapse: Man Walks the 2,600 Miles from Mexico to Canada and Snaps a Selfie Every Mile | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
A photographer named Andy Davidhazy hiked the 2,600 miles from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail. It was both a physical endeavor and a photograp
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This guy decided to document every mile of his trip from Mexico to Canada. The results are pretty awesome.

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How to take better photos with your smartphone camera!

How to take better photos with your smartphone camera! | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

Phones that have a camera have evolved much in recent years, but they do not always achieve quality images from the first attempt, excluding a DSLR quality. Below you can learn how to get better quality

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If you're serious about taking photos with your smartphone, this article explains the various techniques you can use to take better pictures.

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ASUS Unveils a Smartphone Xenon Flash Unit That’s 400x Brighter Than LED Flashes

ASUS Unveils a Smartphone Xenon Flash Unit That’s 400x Brighter Than LED Flashes | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Taking photos is one of the main ways people use smartphones these days, and phone makers are trying all kinds of ideas for one-upping its competitors in photo features.
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This new flash accessory from Asus promises to improve the quality of your pictures considerably. Take a look at this article for more info.

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Rule of Thirds - Digital Photography School

Rule of Thirds - Digital Photography School | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Here's everything you need to know about the "Rule of Thirds" - a simple principle that will help you to take well balanced and interesting shots.
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The key to taking good photos is understanding and applying the rule of thirds before you hit the shutter button. This article explains everything you need to know about using this popular photography technique.

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Mobile Photography is here to stay, and how! | The Wanderer - A Travel and Living blog from India

Mobile Photography is here to stay, and how! | The Wanderer - A Travel and Living blog from India | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Exploring the evolution of Mobile Phone photography through my images, and also peeking into its future
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Mobile photography has come along way since it was just a side feature on most smartphones. This article shows its evolution and attempts to predict how mobile photography will look like in the future.

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The 30 Most Important Digital Cameras of All Time

The 30 Most Important Digital Cameras of All Time | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
From the first prototype of 1975 to Sony's Cyber-shot RX1 of 2012, here's a chronicle of photography's inevitable march to digital
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While most photography today takes place on the screens of smartphones, there's no doubt that the digital cameras of the past have paved the way.This article explores 30 of the most iconic digital cameras in the history of photography.

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10 Questions to Ask When Taking a Photo - Digital Photography School

10 Questions to Ask When Taking a Photo - Digital Photography School | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"What goes through your mind in the moments as you raise your digital camera up to take a shot and before you press the shutter?"

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There are a few things you have to ask yourself before you decide to take a photo with your smartphone or digital camera. Here are 10 of the most important ones.

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CoeLux: Artificial Sunlight That's Real Enough to Trick Your Camera and Brain

CoeLux: Artificial Sunlight That's Real Enough to Trick Your Camera and Brain | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"There’s an innovative new light technology that’s trying to shake up the way people think about “artificial light.” In Italian company called CoeLux has developed a new light source that recreates the look of sunlight through a skylight so well that it can trick both human brains and cameras."

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When most photographers think about lighting, images of bright light stands typically come to mind. However, one company is revolutionizing photographic lighting by emulating the light produced by the sun. The result is mind blowing. 

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Zen and the Art of Mobile Photography

Zen and the Art of Mobile Photography | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"I believe that photography is the most accessible and democratic form of artistic expression." 

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This interesting article explores some of the different aspects of mobile photography and how it has changed the way people interact with the world around them.

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Photos of Beautiful Ice Sculptures That Formed After a Windy Mountain Storm

Photos of Beautiful Ice Sculptures That Formed After a Windy Mountain Storm | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Mount Javornik in Slovenia was recently battered by more than a week of strong winds and freezing fog. After the storm was safely past, weather photographer Marko Korosec decided to trek up the popular ski destination to see what he would find."

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These breathtaking photos of Mount Javornik in Slovenia show just how beautiful nature can be.  

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iPhone 6 Street Photography - Images, Slo mo and Hyperlaspe | The Wanderer - A Travel and Living blog from India

iPhone 6 Street Photography - Images, Slo mo and Hyperlaspe | The Wanderer - A Travel and Living blog from India | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Reviewing Apple's latest iPhone 6's camera and exploring its features, new apps and technology & top ten Indian photographers on Instagram
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A collection of great photos taken by the iPhone 6.

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Grids Lets You Beautifully Browse Instagram In a Native OS X App

Grids Lets You Beautifully Browse Instagram In a Native OS X App | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Instagram is a social network that was designed from the ground up with mobile in mind. And while we now have the online presence of Instagram through the browser, there are those who are still looking for a well-designed and intuitive native application for their computer that will let them browse their Instagram feed."

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Grids is a new instagram client on the mac app store that lets you intuitively browse through instagram on your computer. It's a great tool for anyone who wants to experience instagram on iOS without actually having an iOS device.

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This Picture Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Affect Your Photos

This Picture Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Affect Your Photos | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Here’s a helpful little infographic that has been floating around the Web. It’s a simple look at how the “exposure triangle” — aperture, shutter speed, and ISO — affect the outcome of photographs. "

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Whether you're a smartphone photographer or pro, you can use this infographic to learn how to adjust your camera settings and take better pictures.

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10 Tips for Good Smartphone Photography

10 Tips for Good Smartphone Photography | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"While it's interesting to know and understand what constitutes a digital camera module, that won't help much when it comes to actually taking a photo on your smartphone. From a photography enthusiast and mobile hardware reviewer, here are 10 tips to take awesome shots using your smartphone."

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Take your smartphone photography skills to the next level with these 10 awesome tips.

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13 Mind-Bending Thoughts About Photography

13 Mind-Bending Thoughts About Photography | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Photographer Matthew Rycroft put together this video containing 13 strange, random, and mind-bending "facts" about photography. These are short and seeming
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After reading these interesting facts, you'll never look at photography the same way again.

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9 Reasons You Look Awful in Photos... And How to Fix Them

9 Reasons You Look Awful in Photos... And How to Fix Them | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Want to improve the way you look in portraits, or improve the portraits that you shoot?"

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If you're not satisfied with the way you look in your photos, check out this cool little article.

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Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Created With Photo Manipulation

Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Created With Photo Manipulation | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Erik Johansson is a Swedish photographer and retoucher based in Berlin who is well known on the Internet for his amazing surreal photo manipulations that show everyday scenes with major twists."

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Photography is not only a medium for self expression, but also a great way to create unique effects that bend the mind. These photos by Swedish photographer, Erik Johansson show just how far photography can go.

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Affinity Photo is a New Pro Photoshop Alternative for Mac Users

Affinity Photo is a New Pro Photoshop Alternative for Mac Users | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Affinity Photo is a new program that was launched today by the England-based software company Serif. It’s designed to be a powerful alternative to Adobe Photoshop for professional photographers and retouchers who work on a Mac."

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if you're looking for a free alternative to Photoshop, Affinty Photo might just be the best option. This article explains the different features you can expect from this versatile photo editor.

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Winter Wonderland: Photos of an Abandoned Indoor Mall Filled with Snow

Winter Wonderland: Photos of an Abandoned Indoor Mall Filled with Snow | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Last year, photographer Seph Lawless published a project called “Black Friday” showing abandoned malls across the US — widely-published photos that documented the victims of the recession and the online shopping revolution."

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Most people usually think of malls as places bustling with activity and thousands of people. However, what this photographer captured inside this mall is haunting and beautiful at the same time.

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11 Tips for Creating Stunning Photographs of Cities at Dawn

11 Tips for Creating Stunning Photographs of Cities at Dawn | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"We’ve all seen hundreds of gorgeous photos of sunrises over beaches and beautiful landscapes. Of course they have the capacity to wow and inspire, but I would argue that it’s far more interesting to photographs cities at dawn."

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Whether you're a mobile photographer or a pro, the tips in this article will help you capture better sunset photos in a variety of diverse landscapes. 

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Stay Focused: An App That Brings Focus Stacking to Your iPhone Camera

Stay Focused: An App That Brings Focus Stacking to Your iPhone Camera | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Stay Focused is a new app that brings focus stacking to the iPhone. By shooting multiple photos at different focus distances and then combining them, the app allows users to capture images with a greater depth of field than a single iPhone snap may allow."

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Stay Focused is an app for smartphone photographers who want to make their mobile photos stand out with a higher depth of a field. This article explores the features you can expect from this groundbreaking app.

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Macro Photos That Focus In on the Beautiful Details of Ordinary Things

Macro Photos That Focus In on the Beautiful Details of Ordinary Things | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Can you tell what the translucent object is in the photograph above?"

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Sometimes looking at ordinary objects up close gives us a completely new perspective. Macro photography was created for just that purpose -- to bring the invisible microscopic world into the visible world. These pictures are prime examples of macro photography. Enjoy.

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100-50-1: Fifty of the World’s Most Talented Mobile Photographers

100-50-1: Fifty of the World’s Most Talented Mobile Photographers | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"100 portraits. 50 photographers. 1 camera. 100-50-1 is a photo exhibition opening next month in San Francisco produced in conjunction with The NWBLK."

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If you're looking for inspiration for your mobile photos, take a look at the photos taken by these 50 photographers. Alot of cool stuff here.

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5 Awesome Apple iPhone 6 Plus Photography Accessories

5 Awesome Apple iPhone 6 Plus Photography Accessories | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"The Apple iPhone 6 Plus camera works exceptionally well with nothing more than the phone and a good subject. However, these five accessories will add to the shooting experience and help the Apple iPhone 6 Plus camera take even better shots that will hang on a wall or sit on a desk."

Jerome Okutho's insight:

This is an interesting article about the different photography accessories currently available for the new iPhone 6. If you're serious about capturing the best photos with your phone, then this is definitely worth the read.

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Marlene Lebel's curator insight, November 14, 2014 11:31 AM

I recently bought an Apple iPhone 6 plus phone, so this topic very much interests me!