Create Great iPhone Photos: Apps, Tips, Tricks, and Effects

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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 thrillingly inventive, atmospheric images. Author and iPhone photographer Allan Hoffman shows you how...

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Overview

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 thrillingly 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 wonderfully 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'll also learn how to:

  • Produce stunning panoramas, vintage-style photobooth strips, and super-saturated Polaroid® photos with a hip, 1970s look
  • Unlock the secret power of your iPhone's camera with burst mode, high dynamic range (HDR) effects, exposure and focus controls, and more
  • Find and install the best iPhone apps for cropping images, adjusting contrast and exposure, and editing your photos to achieve eye-popping results
  • Publish and share images right from your iPhone, without the hassle of memory cards, cables, or complex desktop photo editing tools

You have Photoshop® (and a lot, lot more) right in your pocket. Do amazing things with your photos with Create Great iPhone Photos.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593272852
  • Publisher: No Starch Press San Francisco, CA
  • Publication date: 1/28/2011
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 966,388
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet 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.

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Table of Contents

Dedication;
Acknowledgments;
Introduction;
iPhone Basics;
What This Book Covers;
Chapter 1: iPhone Camera Essentials;
1.1 Reasons to Love Your iPhone Camera;
1.2 Simplicity—and Limitations;
1.3 The iPhone’s Duo of Photography Apps;
1.4 Taking Photos with the Camera App;
1.5 Viewing Photos on Your iPhone;
1.6 Transferring Your iPhone Photos to Your Computer;
1.7 Using iTunes to Sync Photos to Your iPhone;
1.8 Accessories for Your iPhone Camera Bag;
1.9 The iPhone Photography Credo;
Chapter 2: Customize Your iPhone Camera;
2.1 Building Your Dream Camera;
2.2 A Crash Course on Photography Apps;
2.3 Using Apps to Add “Missing” Features to Your Camera;
2.4 Replacement Camera Apps;
2.5 The Big Decision: Use the Camera App or Another App?;
Chapter 3: Photoshop in Your Pocket;
3.1 Your iPhone Is Your Darkroom;
3.2 Enhancing—and Fixing—Your Photos with Image Editors;
3.3 Adobe Photoshop Express;
3.4 Photogene;
3.5 PhotoForge;
3.6 Iris Photo Suite;
3.7 PerfectPhoto;
3.8 Automatic Adjustments—and Improvements—with a Few Taps;
3.9 You’ve Only Just Begun;
Chapter 4: Filters, Effects, and Recipes;
4.1 Powerful Filters and Effects with Photo fx;
4.2 Quick and Easy Filters with FX Photo Studio;
4.3 Blur, Selective Focus, and Fake Miniature Effects;
4.4 Panoramas;
4.5 High Dynamic Range (HDR) Imaging;
4.6 Color Adjustments and Effects with Mill Colour;
4.7 Double Exposures;
4.8 Adding a Border or Frame to Your Photo;
4.9 Taking Things to the Next Level with App Recipes;
Chapter 5: The Retro Look;
5.1 Step into the iPhone’s Photographic Time Machine;
5.2 To 1974—and Beyond;
5.3 Polaroids and Instant Cameras;
5.4 The Wonderful World of Hipstamatic;
5.5 Re-creating the Darkroom Experience;
5.6 Black-and-White Images;
5.7 From App to the Desktop;
Chapter 6: Fun and Offbeat Effects;
6.1 Toy Cameras;
6.2 Photo Booths;
6.3 Build a LEGO Construction with LEGO Photo;
6.4 Comic Strips with Strip Designer;
6.5 Monet and Picasso, via ArtCamera;
6.6 Ransom-Note Lettering with Ransom Letters;
6.7 Digital Glitches and Off-the-Wall Artworks with Satromizer;
6.8 Graphic Novel Sketches with ToonPAINT;
6.9 Photo Mashups with Juxtaposer;
6.10 A Psychedelic Look with PhotoTropedelic;
6.11 Share the Love (and Laughs);
Chapter 7: Snap—and Share;
7.1 Crafting Your Social Networking Strategy (or Not);
7.2 Flickr;
7.3 Facebook;
7.4 Twitter;
7.5 MobileMe;
7.6 Sharing at Photo Printing Services;
7.7 Geotagging and Location-Based Sharing;
7.8 Animoto;
7.9 Photo Postcards;
7.10 Go Postal with a Postcard Sent by the USPS;
7.11 No End to Sharing;
Chapter 8: Your Photoblog;
8.1 Deciding on a Look for Your Photoblog;
8.2 Blogging Tools;
8.3 Photoblogging with Tumblr;
8.4 Using WordPress for Your iPhone Photoblog;
8.5 Using Posterous for Your iPhone Photoblog;
8.6 Using Blogger for Your iPhone Photoblog;
8.7 Seven Tips to Get People Looking at Your Photoblog;
Chapter 9: For Inspiration;
9.1 Peter Belanger;
9.2 Jeremy Edwards;
9.3 Gus Gusbano;
9.4 Stephanie Chappe;
9.5 Tony Cece;
9.6 MissPixels;
9.7 The iPhoneography Community;

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