iPhone Photography Awards

Photo by Nadine Shaabana on Unsplash Recently I discovered the iPhone Photography Awards web site (IPPAWARDS). This year's winners are now available. Here are a few observations. Since you can see past challenges back to 2008, you can see the evolution in the quality of the winners. Its is fascinating. I would explain it this way. First, iPhone... Continue Reading →

Blogging While On Vacation

Bloggers life is full of challenges. Staying relevant, keeping the pace, posting quality content are just a few of them. Writing while being on vacation is my current challenge. As I don’t want to stay in front of my screen too long so I can enjoy my time here, I set aside a few moments... Continue Reading →

Running GuruShots Challenge

As a long time player of the photo challenge game GuruShots, the ultimate goal is to become a Guru. The only privilege of being a Guru is to be able to run our own challenge. After weeks of waiting while in review status, one of my submitted challenge finally got approved. This is my first... Continue Reading →

#ShotOniPhone: And The Winners Are…

If you want to have a look at the winners of this photo contest created by Apple... on the Apple's web site. My three favorites are: https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2019/02/apple-highlights-best-photos-shot-on-iphone-around-the-world/?imgid=bbd4b9453132ef651d50379a93e460b1https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2019/02/apple-highlights-best-photos-shot-on-iphone-around-the-world/?imgid=e316775b0b98ab29f4ead3e8d2a833fahttps://www.apple.com/newsroom/2019/02/apple-highlights-best-photos-shot-on-iphone-around-the-world/?imgid=cc2ec5ef0bc5480dca93641183bff29d Hard to believe these are taken from a smartphone. The following is really cool. IG: @darrensohphoto

Shot On… What ?

Great story here: "Man Can’t Explain Why Prize-Winning Photo is Identical to Another Photog’s". "In September 2018, the Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus announced the winners of a #ShotonOnePlus photo contest in India to celebrate the best photos captured by its phone cameras. One of the winning shots was a shock to photographer Aman Bhargava: it looked strangely similar... Continue Reading →

#ShotOniPhone – Only Apple

Great surprise yesterday from Apple, a challenge open to everyone using an iPhone to take great shots and submit them to Apple. Simply share your photo on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #shotoniphone. Rules explained in details here. This is exactly the kind of initiative that makes me be passionate about Apple. As a... Continue Reading →

Preparing For a GuruShots Challenge

Tempted by another GuruShots challenge where the theme is "Intentionally Inclined". I went in Lightroom to select a picture from my trip to London last summer. Then I spent a few moments processing it. I went with a black & white version of it because of the subject: the parliament. An old building destined to... Continue Reading →

Lens Culture – My Photography Challenge Entry

Found out this webzine about photography yesterday, it is called Lens Culture. They have an open challenge where you can submit one of your creation. I did. Admission closes on October 31th. This picture was taken while in London last summer. I'm proud of it. I was walking and found the lighting to be interesting.... Continue Reading →

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