Photography has evolved in spades since smartphones came into our lives. Now we have these fantastic pocket-sized devices we carry with us all the time. Everywhere you go, people are taking pictures. Amateur photographers are taking beautiful photos with smartphone cameras and apps. People are discovering the fun of photography for the first time with smartphones. Maybe you have photography on your list of things to learn about and enjoy when you retire. Smartphone photography is a fun and ever-expanding hobby to explore. Even if you don't want to make it a hobby, smartphone photography is worth knowing more about.
If you use an iPhone for photography, it's called iPhoneography, and you're an iPhoneographer. The iPhone is a popular choice for smartphone photographers. The websites below have what you need to learn how to use your iPhone to take stunning photos. Visit these excellent websites, read some articles, and take a free course. In no time, you'll be capturing your memories with improved style and skill. As the years go by, you'll be glad you did.
This is a fantastic place to start if you're new to iPhone photography. There are free photography tutorials about getting started, editing, composition, lighting, and more. Here you'll learn from "some of the most-respected iPhone photographers on Instagram." Join the online community, and you'll have access to more lessons and video tips.
This website is the creation of Andy Butler, who is a web developer by profession. It's where he shares his hobby and passion for smartphone photography. Check out the tutorials, interviews, and information on apps and gear.
Besides the website, Butler launched Mobiography: The Smartphone Photography Magazine in 2013. This e-magazine is available for iOS and Android devices. Mobiography magazine includes top tips, how-to guides, and tutorials. It also showcases beautiful mobile phone photos from photographers around the world.
Paul "Skip" Brown is an exhibited, commissioned, published, and prize-winning iPhoneographer. He shares the mobile processes and techniques that he uses on his website, Skipology. Paul describes his style of mobile photography as tending towards painterly. He also enjoys taking candid street shots and most other genres.
Photography genres at Skipology:
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You'll find an extensive index of recommended apps and detailed tutorials. Read up on the tools he has listed for getting started in iPhoneography. And come back whenever you need some artistic inspiration.