Our readership here at TheAppWhisperer.com are predominately preoccupied with smartphones as photographic devices and rightly so. The artists that we represent are some of the very best mobile photographers in the world. So the question on everyone’s mind, after the Apple keynote yesterday, is should I upgrade and which model should I upgrade to? With more choice than ever, this is by no means an easy question, we consider the key points below:
We are so proud and delighted to publish this thoroughly non technical but utterly intelligent, astute and well-informed iPad review by a remarkably talented iPad Artist, Susan Murtaugh from Two Rivers, Wisconsin, US, an artist whom we admire so much. Murtaugh purchased the brand new Apple iPad 12.9″ and 10.5″ this week, these are her thoughts and conclusions. To my mind, these are the most relevant and important reviews artists’ can read – enjoy!
Very interesting talk with Felix Kunze (editorial and commerical portrait photographer) responding to questions from Sue Bryce (multi-talented Master Photographer, Artist, Illustrator and anthropologist) about what it took to attain great success as a photographer, produced by the team at CreativeLive. Take a look at the video below and please share your thoughts… … Read more How Changing Your Mindset Can Help You Make It Big In Photography
A very interesting article in The Guardian this morning by Rachel Holmes discusses the ‘growing trend’ of birth photography and birth photographers. I have to say that personally, it’s not something I wanted photographed per se although both my husband (Kevin Carter) and I always have one or more cameras with us, so it wasn’t … Read more Birth Photography – ‘The Growing Trend’
As many of you know the winners of the American Aperture Awards (AX3) were recently announced. Four major Award Winners and 51 Winners in each additional category from over 1,100 entries from 63 countries were narrowed down to receive these prestigious awards. We were delighted in particular with the mobile photography category, not least with … Read more Exclusive Interview With Chris Davies Of The American Aperture Awards (AX3)
We’ve been having a few discussions with some photo app developers today, asking for their opinions on the new iOS 7 camera/photo features. Take a look at the developer of ProCam and PhotoStation, Majed Azzam’s reponse below… "The prevalent discussion surrounding iOS 7 prior to yesterday’s unveiling revolved around flat versus skeuomorphic design. However, in … Read more Opinion – iOS 7 – A Developers Point of View
There’s a lot of talk swirling around the internet at the moment regarding RAW capture with smartphones. Gizmodo published an article on it earlier this week, suggesting that it was a feature/facility that should be available for each user of smartphones. PopPhoto (a site/magazine where we have contributed in the past) suggests that actually due … Read more Do We Really Want RAW Files From Our Smartphones?
At this time of year most of us try desperately to set some New Year’s Resolutions that we hope to carry out through the year ahead, whether they are personal or work related, we will be hoping to do something differently. There are certainly some interesting historical origins to New Year’s Resolutions. The Babylonians made … Read more New Year’s Resolutions With 645 PRO App Developer Mike Hardaker
I was taking a look through my archives and felt that it might be a good idea to revisit this article I wrote for dpreview.com back in October 2011. It’s an opinion piece discussing how smartphones are changing digital photography, there are many aspects of it that are ‘dated’ now in terms of hardware that … Read more Smartphones And Digital Photography – Where Is It Going?
Earlier this week we contacted a few mobile photography app developers to ask their opinion regarding the new iPad Mini and whether they feel it will be of benefit to mobile photographers in respect of their apps. We published Mike Hardaker, developer for 645 PRO thoughts here and recently published Tai Shimizu, Filterstorm developer, thoughts … Read more The iPad Mini – Jens Daemgen – ProCamera – Discusses The Relative Merits For Mobile Photography