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Capturing Better Photos and Video with your iPhone®

Book Description

Offers unique advice for taking great photos and videos with your iPod or iPhone!

Packed with unique advice, tips, and tricks, this one-of-a-kind, full-color reference presents step-by-step guidance for taking the best possible quality photos and videos using your iPod or iPhone. Top This unique book walks you through everything from composing a picture, making minor edits, and posting content to using apps to create more dynamic images. You'll quickly put to use this up-to-date coverage of executing both common and uncommon photo and video tasks on your mobile device.

  • Presents unique advice for capturing the best possible photos and videos with your iPod or iPhone

  • Shares tips, tricks, and techniques on everything from composing a photo, making edits, posting content, and using applications

Full color throughout, Capturing Better Photos and Video with Your iPod or iPhone gets you well on your way to making the most of your mobile device's photo and video capabilities.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. About the author
  3. Credits
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. Introduction
  6. 1. Get to Know your iPhone
    1. 1.1. Quirks of the iPhone "Toy Camera"
    2. 1.2. Point and Shoot!
    3. 1.3. All iPhones are Not Created Equal
    4. 1.4. Megapixels, Sensors and Image Quality
    5. 1.5. Low Light and Digital Noise
    6. 1.6. In Depth with Depth of Field
    7. 1.7. Shutter Lag
    8. 1.8. Zoom
    9. 1.9. Dynamic Range
    10. 1.10. White Balance
    11. 1.11. Getting Close
    12. 1.12. Resolution and Printing
  7. 2. See Like a Photographer
    1. 2.1. Watch for the Unusual
    2. 2.2. Appreciate the Ultra-Normal
    3. 2.3. Keep It Simple
    4. 2.4. Backgrounds
    5. 2.5. Color
    6. 2.6. Lines, Patterns and Textures
    7. 2.7. Hold Steady
    8. 2.8. Orientation: Portrait and Landscape
    9. 2.9. Fill the Frame
    10. 2.10. Rule of Thirds
    11. 2.11. Vanishing Point
    12. 2.12. Buildings and Architecture
    13. 2.13. Candid Shots
    14. 2.14. Capture the Weather
    15. 2.15. Close-up and Macro
    16. 2.16. Pets
    17. 2.17. Landscapes
    18. 2.18. Travel
    19. 2.19. Sunrise and Sunset
    20. 2.20. Wildlife
  8. 3. Understand the Impact of Light
    1. 3.1. Soft Light
    2. 3.2. Indoor Lighting
    3. 3.3. Hard Light
    4. 3.4. Outdoor Lighting
    5. 3.5. Side Lighting
    6. 3.6. Low Light
    7. 3.7. Back Lighting
    8. 3.8. High Contrast
    9. 3.9. The Golden Hour
    10. 3.10. Front Lighting
  9. 4. Love the Apps
    1. 4.1. Adobe Photoshop Express
    2. 4.2. Plastic Bullet
    3. 4.3. LoFi
    4. 4.4. Diptic
    5. 4.5. Dash of Color
    6. 4.6. FilterFX for Free
    7. 4.7. MovieFX for Free
    8. 4.8. Camera Plus
    9. 4.9. Gorillacam
    10. 4.10. Iron Camera
    11. 4.11. Hipstamatic
    12. 4.12. ClassicTOY – Plastic Toy Camera
    13. 4.13. moreLomo
    14. 4.14. moreMono (Red Edition)
    15. 4.15. Camera Bag
    16. 4.16. Impression
    17. 4.17. RetroCamera
    18. 4.18. ShakeItPhoto
    19. 4.19. Infinicam
    20. 4.20. Darkroom
    21. 4.21. Retro Camera
    22. 4.22. Cross Process
    23. 4.23. PanoLab
  10. 5. Create iPhone Video
    1. 5.1. Composition
    2. 5.2. Keep It Sure and Steady
    3. 5.3. Panning
    4. 5.4. Tap to Focus
    5. 5.5. Framing Heads
    6. 5.6. Mergers
    7. 5.7. Perspective
    8. 5.8. Plan your Shots
    9. 5.9. Shoot Sequences
    10. 5.10. The Impact of Sound
    11. 5.11. Front Lighting
    12. 5.12. Watch for Backlighting
    13. 5.13. Trimming
    14. 5.14. iMovie app
  11. 6. Edit with Photoshop Elements 9
    1. 6.1. Quick Fix Mode
    2. 6.2. Full Edit Mode
    3. 6.3. Cropping
    4. 6.4. Straighten Tool
    5. 6.5. Adjustment Layers
    6. 6.6. Levels
    7. 6.7. Histogram
    8. 6.8. Color Correction Using Levels
    9. 6.9. Hue and Saturation
    10. 6.10. Retouching
    11. 6.11. Simulating Shallow Depth of Field
  12. 7. Edit with iPhoto
    1. 7.1. Edit in Full Screen
    2. 7.2. The Quick Fixes Tab
    3. 7.3. The Effects Tab
    4. 7.4. Tonality and Color Adjustments
    5. 7.5. Photo Effects
    6. 7.6. The Adjust Tab
    7. 7.7. Levels
    8. 7.8. Adjusting Tonality
    9. 7.9. Adjust the Details
    10. 7.10. White Balance
  13. 8. Share Your iPhone Photos and Videos
    1. 8.1. Download your Photos and Videos
    2. 8.2. OS X
    3. 8.3. Windows
    4. 8.4. Play a Slideshow
    5. 8.5. E-Mail & MMS
    6. 8.6. Upload Photos and Video to Facebook
    7. 8.7. Send Photos and Video to Flickr
    8. 8.8. Upload Videos to YouTube
  14. 9. Accessories
    1. 9.1. Owle Bubo
    2. 9.2. Griffin Clarifi
    3. 9.3. Gary Fong Tripod Adapter
    4. 9.4. Joby Gorillamobile
    5. 9.5. Kikkerland Jelly Lenses
    6. 9.6. Factron Quattro Case