Category: Mobile Photography

Using Mobile Devices and apps to capture moments in time

World Series Sunset

Game 1 of the World Series was played in San Francisco last night (Go Giants!). During my break at work I went down under the bridge to take a quick photo of the crushed beam exhibit and instead I found a spectacular sunset in progress.

Two Cents Tuesday Challenge: Manipulation

This week’s challenge was inspired by, “…a recent photo challenge and a series of articles and discussions circulating about the validity of iphone photos as “real” art.” I will demonstrate how I manipulated a photograph into a featured image for a recent post.

I started with a photo from my iPhone

failed beam

Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Dante’s Comedy on Mobile Art

“One hundred artists from all over the world reinterpret the Hell, Purgatory and Paradise today.” —YouTube Here are some outstanding examples of what people are doing with the cameras in their smartphones. I am still looking for a name for this genre of photograph. They call it “Mobile Art” and I am leaning towards “iMages”.…

Whatchacallit? — iPhoneography continued

I took this photo with my iPhone4…

image of GGB East Plaza.

East Plaza of Golden Gate Bridge
Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

…and edited it with the Camera Awesome app into this photo.

Edited image of GGB East Plaza.

A nostalgic view.
Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

I am unsure whether to call this second image a photograph or something else — an iPhoto, an edPhoto? It looks like an old postcard to me, like something from 30 years from now.

Is there a word out there already or will we have to come up with a term to define these photographs that have been edited into another form?

Please share your thoughts on this subject. I am eager to learn what you think.

Related post: iPhoneography Rocks!

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