someone said once (and i paraphrase) that the best camera you have is the one that is with you.
there are days now where leaving the house with my dslr simply isnt practical. i cycle to work and often my bicycle basket is overflowing with lunchboxes, yoga gear, work clothing, bike locks, books, pens and lip balm! in these circumstances, my iphone is my way of keeping a visual diary.
i want to always be learning… and playing with making photographs on my phone is a way for me to practise my visual commentary.
We need to focus on the soul of the picture, not the technology used to shoot it. The question should not be, “What device was used to make this photo?” it should be, “How did he communicate this story so effectively?”
– Al Smith, eyePhone from Craft & Vision
links for learning/inspiration:
- the Craft & Vision ebooks. covering a whole range of subjects and awesome value at only $5 each
- there’s a new eyePhone ebook from Craft & Vision. use the code EYEPHONE4 to get this ebook for only $4. (Code valid until 11:59pm PST May 27, 2012)
- susannah conway’s photo meditations e-course. susannah has a beautiful eye, and amazing teaching style. her courses are packed full of details, inspiration and practical exercises.
- if you are in london, get thee to a photography workshop at the papered parlour
- join in with bella’s 52 photos project
- angie shares her knowledge in fun, easy to understand language
- lisa wiseman’s iphoneography
- my friends on instagram
- the taken with iphone and cellphone photography groups on flickr
- what are some of yours? i’d love to know…
record of the day: write it on your skin by newton faulkner.