phoneography

Lighting with China Balls

Here is a great economical way to soften your light. They’re China Balls: These were used on the set of Grey’s Anatomy. You can buy these light diffusers from World

Walking around New York City with the Platypod Pro

New York City is probably my favorite place in the world. I grew up outside the city in a small town in Connecticut, and love taking the train into New York to enjoy the hustle-and-bustle sights and sounds of a city that never sleeps.

Painting In HDR With Snapseed

Google’s Snapseed has undergone a facelift of late and one of the things Ive found helpful is the ability to brush in the HDR filter. Applying The HDR Scape Filter

Printing is the Lost Art of Photography

Why are prints are so important? Printing is a part of many photographers business or workflow that can be improved. Most of us don’t know how to print or even

My New Favorite Photo App: PhotoSync

As photographers, naturally we probably take more pictures then the general public with our smart phone for even everyday events. I doubt there’s been a day I have not taken

Rating Images with Lightroom Mobile

Lightroom Mobile for Android and iOS makes working away from the desktop a great deal easier. Theres a great deal you can do with the software but, for me at

Using Upright in Photoshop Mix

There’s a great ‘magic’ button in Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw that analyses your image and suggests how it can be put upright or squared off. This has only been

Great Black and White Images with iOS 8

Editing photos on the native iOS platform has always been lacking in refinement, that is until iOS 8. Apple introduced a photo editor that was a one touch simple editor

Attaching a Lens to an iPad or iPhone

Have you ever wanted to improve the lens on your iOS device? In this tutorial I’ll show you how to use a special case from iOgrapher that let’s you attach

Lr Mobile: Perfect Instagram Solution

Instagram is all about pictures, so it’s kinda funny that I’ve only just started using it. Nonetheless, I’ve fallen in love with it. I love that I can post to

What’s Changed in the Instagram App

Instagram just dropped a new update to their mobile app. Instagram for iOS version 6.2 is available in Apples App Store, and Instagram for Android version 6.1 is available on

A quick look at Adobe Photoshop Mix

At the Adobe Max keynote recently, Adobe announced several new mobile apps that connect you directly with your Adobe profile and makes it easy to access what you do between

Photo Face Off: iPhone 6 vs Android

iPhone Day! Yesterday, I woke up at 6AM morning to head over to the Apple Store at Pioneer Place in Portland, OR. It was “iPhone Day” after all and there

Fun Skewing an Image

Photoshop’s skewing feature is a great way to realistically add an image to a billboard, a wall or just about anything. Combining smart objects enables you to place the image once and swap out images at a later time keeping the same skew perspective. Give it a try!