Browsing Archive: July, 2011

Scottish wildlife

Posted by Anne Witton on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, In : Travel and places 
Loads of wildlife spotted on a 2 week holiday to Mull and the Ardnamurchan Peninsula. Featuring pine martens licking peanut butter sandwiches off a window, a bouncing mouse and a wild pig crossing the road!


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App Review: Magic Hour

Posted by Anne Witton on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, In : App reviews 

Magic Hour (£1.19)
Magic Hour on the App Store

It seems there's a new photography app on the App Store every 2 minutes and it's fair to say many of the offerings aren't that original. So the question is - what has Magic Hour got that the others haven't? Answer - a free filter market where you can upload filters you've created and download hundreds of filters created by others.

Magic Hour markets itself with the cute, if non-sensical, tagline, "for the person who is sensitive than anyone ...
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New Project: Always Get a Window Seat

Posted by Anne Witton on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, In : Project 
In an attempt to put into practice some of the things I've been reading about in 'The Art of iPhoneography', I have done my first conceptual iPhoneography project. It is inspired by my love of journeying on trains and enjoyment of the differing landscapes and scenes they afford.

View the 'Always Get A Window Seat' project here.



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What I like about iPhoneography

Posted by Anne Witton on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, In : Ramblings 
  1. It's immediate. The iPhone is always there for those moments when you would never have thought to bring a camera. It's great for exploring the everyday stuff of life. I tend not to use mine so much for holidays, big events, impressive sunsets or macro (that's when the dSLR comes out). I prefer to point my iPhone at the things that I notice on my way in to work - people on the bus, run-down shop windows, an interesting flight of stairs, an abstract pattern on the pavement...
  2. It's simple. ...

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Book Review: The Art of iPhoneography

Posted by Anne Witton on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, In : Book and magazine reviews 
The Art of iPhoneography by Stephanie C Roberts


I was really looking forward to getting my hands on this book and it didn't disappoint. It's a really quick read, but there's enough in there to inspire you and get the creative juices flowing. Stephanie starts with a brief look at the basics of how to capture photos with an iPhone. I suspect most people will just skip this bit as I did. Then she looks at a few key apps for editing. It was interesting to find out the apps that she rates and...
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