Smartphone Photography For A Great Cause

Community moderator Michael Portis recently shared charitable information regarding smartphone photography. No, not the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge he proposed to a few of us, but Donate a Photo. Check out the information in his video below. Thank you for sharing this, Mr. Portis.   Be sure to follow Michael Portis online. If you’re interested […]

Smartphone Photographers Community Intro: Boris Meretzki

Welcome to another Smartphone Photographers Community member introduction. I’ve been hosting the Smartphone Photographers Community on Google+ for over a year now and it’s been great to see the makeup of the members. We have some from the east, from the west, from “north of the border” and even “across the pond.” In this post, […]

Still Photography: Point and Shoot August 14, 2014

Boy was this challenge interesting. Here’s the weekly hangout on air from the Smartphone Photographers Community. We had another great discussion as we broke down the meaning of ┬áStill Photography. Believe it or not, Still Photography isn’t as easy as one may assume. The panel of Michael King, Michael Portis, Robert Knight and Mike Sweeney […]

Explore! Point and Shoot Auqgust 7, 2014

It’s really easy to take candid shots with your smartphone camera. Selfies are done by almost everyone. Even cats. But what about taking your smartphone camera out for an exploration? You know, taking a gander ’round a-bout seeing beyond the reach of your current domain. This week’s challenge was based on “exploration.” We had some […]

Pattern Photography: Point and Shoot July 31, 2014

What an interesting week of smartphone photography from the Smartphone Photographers Community. This week the community was challenged to capture “patterns” in photography. The challenge allowed for a wide range of shots with imagination and interpretation. Joining the hangout was Robert Knight, Michael King, and Mike Sweeney. Initially, architecture and buildings were displayed from┬áthe community. […]

Panoramic Defined: Point and Shoot July 3, 2014

This week we take a look at panoramic shots shared in our community challenge. Some great shots were submitted. The panel takes a closer look at the shots and discuss critiques. Great hangout on air. Ever heard of Handy Photo or Front-Back? These are some nice apps to try out with your smartphone photography. We […]

San Francisco Sunset By Ant Pruitt

Here’s one of the shots I grabbed while heading into the San Francisco airport. Seeing the sunset over the mountains and hills of northern California was a beautiful sight to see. Details of this shot: -Taken with the HTC One Max -Google Camera App and HDR mode. If I had not used the HDR mode, […]

Visual Tension: Point and Shoot June 27, 2014

In this week’s hangout on air, the Smartphone Photographers Community took a look at “grounded town” photography. This was a community challenge aimed to get the members outside and down on the ground to capture photographs. A lot of great shots were submitted and critiqued. The panel also discussed visual tension. Very interesting topic. Robert […]