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iPhone 6/+ and iOS 8 Tips From Austin Mann – Photographer From The Icelandic Adventure

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Many thanks to my friend Austin Mann, the photographer behind the iPhone 6/Icelandic trip (see here), who has allowed me to published some tips of his from behind the scenes of that video.  We have also included a wonderful video with Austin talking about iPhone mounts – don’t miss this.

We hope to publish more of Austin’s tips very soon…

To view Austin’s website, please go here.

  • “Tip #1 Camera Mode jump: Before iOS 8, you had to swipe between camera modes one by one… now you can actually tap the mode and skip (for instance, you can skip directly from Photo mode all the way to Time-lapse mode by tapping on the far left of the screen.)  This is way faster than sliding over twice… really nice when a shot is fleeting and you need switch modes as quickly as possible.
  • Tip #2 Time-lapse AE/AF Lock: Time-lapse mode is super fun and easy to just set up and go. It auto-exposes, auto-focus and auto-assembles everything. I just posted this time-lapse on Instagram a few nights ago.
  • One quick tip for time-lapse mode is to use AE/AF lock. This will lock the exposure and the focus on whatever area you “touch and hold” BEFORE you start the time-lapse. This will prevent your camera from searching for a focus point throughout the time-lapse and it will also lock the exposure settings… so it works great to create “fade-to-black” time-lapse at sunset because the camera won’t redjust lighting settings as the light fades”.

By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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