Photoshop Mobile Borders

Photoshop Mobile also offers a set of borders. To get to them, you tap the app's icon and then tap the Select Photo button to choose a photo from your Camera Roll. Then, when your image comes up, you tap the icon in the top-right corner of your screen. (It's the last one in a row of icons.) Select Borders from the menu bar, and a row of borders like those you see in Figure 8.16 comes up. Tap the one you want. In Figure 8.16, film emulsion is selected. Figure 8.16 The film emulsion border chosen...

Photographing Architecture

Photographing Architecture Patterns

The iPhone's lens focal length 37mm equivalent permits you to fit giant buildings into your frame. Keep it in portrait mode to fit in tall buildings and in landscape mode to fit in wide buildings. The first thing you want to do to get a compelling architecture shot is to keep the sun behind you. It's best if the sun is cast upon the building you are shooting. Figure 5.6 shows a building shot lit by the sun. Note that the sky is blue behind the building. That only happens when the sun is on the...

Ready for Your CloseUp

In the movie SunsetBoulevard, Gloria Swanson plays Norma Desmond, a washed-up movie star. In the last scene of the movie, she moves into the camera and says, All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up. It certainly is apropos to begin this chapter with that line. Although the iPhone takes a pretty sharp image of a person close up see Figure 4.1 , it does have a bit of barrel distortion. Barrel distortion is caused by the curvature of the lens. In extreme close-up portraits, it will...

Transferring Photos

You can transfer your photos from your iPhone to your computer or from your computer to your iPhone by following some simple steps. To get your images from your iPhone to your computer on a Mac, follow these steps. The steps for Windows are given after those for the Mac. 1. Insert the USB cable from your iPhone into your computer. 2. A prompt will come up like that shown in Figure 1.15. This will come up if your computer is configured to automatically download images using Image Capture. f al...

Changing Image Sizes

One thing is for sure Image size affects the look of your photograph. For Internet purposes, you'll want to resize your iPhone image to send it to others, to display on a website, to use it to sell something on eBay, to upload it via a social networking site, and or to use it on a blog. You can change image sizes directly on your iPhone using an app. One app for this purpose is Resizer. You can also use almost any image processing program on your computer to change the size of your image. When...

Ucr Extension Matthew Bamberg

Matthew Bamberg is the author of many books about digital photography. He is a Professor of Education at National University and currently teaches the History of Fine Art Photography at UCR. Matthew began his career in the arts as a graduate student at San Francisco State University in 1992. His work in the visual and media arts included video production and software applications. He completed his master's degree in Creative Arts in 1997. Matthew's experience with cameras goes back to 1998,...