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    ShiftCam ProGrip & ProLens Kit Box Opening

    We are delighted to publish our highly accomplished Columnist and Award Winning Mobile Photographer and Artist Rad Drew’s first impressions of the new ShiftCam ProGrip and ProLens Kit Box that has been produced and well engineered with an ergonomically satisfying grip for the iPhone (and other smart phones). The ProGrip Starter Kit comprising of a ProGrip, 1.5m USB-C cable, pouch, hand strap, cold shoe mount and adapter is now available from Amazon and ShiftCam for £129.99/$149.99/€149 in charcoal and ash. ProGrip is designed as a camera-like grip that allows users to securely and comfortably carry and shoot on a mobile phone. ShiftCam, a global mobile photography accessories company, has announced the launch of their latest product, the…

  • Hardware Tutorials,  iOS Apps,  News

    The Impossible Project App – Updated

    Hopefully you’ve all heard of The Impossible Project by now, if not, then you must read our article by our fabulous Contributor Nick Spence – see here, when he attended a special event at The Apple Store in Covent Garden, London a few months ago demonstrating this project. The app update includes some great features to help you get more from your Instant Lab, take a look at What’s New below. This is a free update to an already super cool free app, click here to download/update.   What’s New?   * New Instant Lab exposure time optimization feature * Scanner tutorial video * Several UI improvements * Minor bugs…

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    Tabletop Tutorial: Documenting Your Day With Joby Grip Tight Gorillapod And Grip Tight Micro Stands

    If you use your mobile phone to photograph food, or make cookery/crafting demos and tutorials, then at some point, you may face the dilemma of where to position the phone to get the best shots. The obvious place is directly above the table, but whilst climbing up and down, to and from your table top might be great exercise, it’s time consuming, potentially damaging to your furniture and props, and not great from a Health and Safety perspective. In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how I approached the challenge, with the help of two very useful JOBY products: the GripTight Gorilla Pod Stand and the GripTight Micro Stand.…