Tag: iPhone

Post sunset on a Thursday night

As a photographer, I should be ashamed that I seldom use the camera that is always attached to my belt — my iPhone. It’s a good camera with decent resolution and usable color definition. I had just finished packing up my “professional” cameras in their padded bag Thursday night after shooting volleyball game photos for

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All the news that’s fit to read

At 10:04 a.m. Thursday, I started browsing newspapers and media web sites while eating breakfast at Bob Evans restaurant in Wytheville, VA.

By the time the plate that arrived filled with a spicy omelette, hash browns and wheat toast sat empty as the waitress filled the coffee cup for the umpteenth time. I had finished reading articles in the New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Roanoke Times, CNN, MSNBC, Newsweek and Time.

Where did I get all those papers and/or TV access? Online, of course, not on a laptop or a tablet, but the screen of my iPhone 7 wit the feed via Wi-FI provided by the restaurant.

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When an iPhone does the job

Shadow Grass and Gravel Road appear in a concert at The Floyd Country Store last year. Created with a Canon C100 professional video camera, a GoPro action cam and an iPhone 6S Plus.

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A relatively new term in the “professional” journalism world: “iPhotojournalism.” While named for the iPhone with its better-than-average camera — particularly for a camera phone — the term applies universally to anyone using a cell phone camera to capture images — both still and video — for news use. After three years of using an

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Vapor trails

The evening sky, the setting sun: Looking westward from Rocky Knob overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photo taken with an iPhone 4s with no editing or enhancement.

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