The iPhone is a fantastic tool for creative discovery!
I’m planing a weekend workshop in New York City, December 18-19, 2010.
iPhone Photography – Creative Discovery.
You can reserve a space now.
Simply email firstname.lastname@example.org.
I’ll contact you shortly before official registration goes live.
Learn more in my column on iPhone photography on the Huffington Post.
Review today’s Apple iPhone 4 announcements at MacRumorsLive.com.
HD Video – 720p 30fps
5mp Camera With Flash
Front Facing Camera for Video Conferencing
New Retina Display Technology – 960×640
40% More Battery Life
My Alumni and I have been having a lot of fun with our iPhones.
Harry Sandler won one of 10 Wacom Tablet Winners.
Jim Graham won one of 25 Apple App Store Gift Cards.
I won one of 30 Adorama Gift Cards.
Harry alternates between his PhaseOne P65 and his iPhone.
Jim alternates between his Nikon D3X and his iPhone.
I alternate between my Canon 1DS MKIII and my iPhone.
See the pattern?
It’s hysterical to see Harry doing HDR panoramas with his iPhone propped on top of his Phase back. You’ve got to be careful telling jokes around Jim because they’re liable to be posted as video shortly afterwards. I put words in their mouths and thoughts in their heads with comic apps. We’re laughing all the time.
See all the winners here.
Stay tuned for news on my upcoming iPhone workshop.
Yesterday, Apple announced the new OS 4 for iPhone (summer) and iPad (fall).
There are over 100 new features.
The big news is multi-tasking.
The top 7 of 100 iPhone OS 4 items include …
– Background Audio
– Voice Over IP
– Background Location
– Push Notifications
– Local Notifications
– Task Completion
Here are some interesting figures that put this all in a larger perspective.
– Apple is the largest mobile devices company in the world.
– 80 percent of Fortune 100 companies use the iPhone.
– 50 million iPhones sold to date. Add in the iTouch and it’s 85 million iPhones and iPod touches.
– iPhone is 64% of mobile browser usage. Everything else added together is half of the iPhone.
– 450K iPads sold to date.
– 185 K Apps in the Apple App Store now.
– 3500 iPad Apps now available.
– 1,000,000 Apps downloaded on first day of iPad.
– Over 600K downloads of iBooks.
– iAd is in the iPhone OS itself. 60% of revenue goes to the developer.
Learn more at Apple.
Learn more at BestAppSite.
Review the live coverage of the announcement at AppleInsider.
Learn more at The Huffington Post.
Check out my latest article on The Huffington Post.
36 Reasons To Have A Smart Phone Camera Everywhere You Go
Here’s an excerpt from my first post on Huffington Post.
“Photography’s constant move towards ease, speed, economy, and ubiquity continues today and it has recently reached a new critical apex.
In the first decade of the 21st century, Apple released the iPhone (2007) and a host of independent applications followed, designed to preview, make, process, enhance, and distribute photographs in seconds. Photography just got easier, faster, less expensive, and more ubiquitious …
When did you discover you can do this?
5-15 seconds Make and save image
15-30 seconds Process an image
15-30 seconds Comment on an image and transmit it to others
15-30 seconds Find other people’s images
15-30 seconds Comment on other people’s images or put them to other uses
In about a minute you can make, process, comment on, and distribute an image. It can take you a similar amount of time to do the same with someone else’s image.
If you haven’t done it yet, try it now. I just did. Doing this will change the way you experience and think about photography …”
Read the full post here.
I share useful links to posts on the history of photography, camera, and camera phone too.
Find iPhone Apps and Accessories I use here.
I’ve started writing for the Huffington Post. Initially, I’ll be focussing on cell phone photography. It is a game changer. Did you know people win Pulitzer prizes and sell fine art prints with cell phone photographs? But they did this with traditional cameras too. What excites me most about cell phone photography are the many different things you can do with cell phone photographs – get a quick diagnosis, find out where you are, see someplace you want to visit before you get there, find the nearest store for items, compare prices, make 3D immersive images, help enrich 3D models on Google maps … the list goes on and on and keeps expanding everyday. Cell phone photography has really gotten my head thinking in new exciting ways! I’ll share my insights on Huffington Post.
The first is live now. More are scheduled for this week. Stay tuned!
You can find all my posts here.
Find iPhone Apps and Accessories I use here.
Enhance your Oscars experience tonight with free iPhone Apps.
Entertainment magazine has a great add for Oscar related iPhone apps on the back of this week’s cover. They recommend E! Online, Fandango, Style.com, Variety, and IMDb. They forgot one – the official Oscars app.
You can find them all on iTunes.
Find the iPhone photography apps and accessories I use here.
Here are two of my 5 entries for the APPOS iPhone Photo Contest.
The APPOS iPhone Photo Contest Ends in less than 24 hours.
It’s not too late to enter or vote! It closes Feb 28th at 10 am GMT.
Check out all the entries here.
Find my entries here – type Caponigro into Search.
Vote for your favorite images.
Vote for your favorite Apps.