The Tree that Defies Gravity – Tim’s Reflection Connection – iPhone Photography Article

The Tree that Defies Gravity – Tim’s Reflection Connection When we were in the process of purchasing our home, the home inspector asked if we had noticed what he called “the tree that defies gravity.” Neither of us had. Here are some photos of the tree that literally defies gravity. I think it’s an old growth Sitka Spruce, but I’m not 100% certain. Tree hugging Steve is in the photo to provide a sense of scale as…

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My Week in the City – iPhone Photography Article

I’ve just spent a quick week in the city. The city, of course, is San Francisco. The week was exciting for a number of reasons. So, here we go… Yes, this weekend included St. Patrick’s Day. City Hall was green for the occasion. And yes, we went to a concert by the San Francisco Symphony, conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas. The Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin, was glorious! I love that work! The Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3 was brilliantly…

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My iPhone Did That! – Tim’s Reflection Connection – iPhone Photography Article

My iPhone Did That! – Tim’s Reflection Connection The Setup Back in January I wrote a blog post about my growing a beard many, many years ago. It was was the only beard I ever grew, and it was hideous! This past Thanksgiving, I was lazy and didn’t shave for several days. Hmm… I decided to grow a beard again. My father had one for the last 10 years or so of his life. (We hated it. He didn’t care.)…

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That Fabulous Fox Theater | Tim’s Reflection Connection – iPhone Photography Article

Everyone knows how I love the interior of the Fox Theater. However, they keep the theater so dark taking pictures with a cell phone is virtually impossible! Additionally, when you first come into the theater, while your eyes are adjusting to the darkness, seeing is all but impossible! I all but trampled a very short woman in line at the concession stand because I didn’t see her at all in her black dress! And getting up and down the non-standard…

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Photo Mystery | Tim’s Reflection Connection – iPhone Photography Article

Photo Mystery | Tim’s Reflection Connection This photo was shot with the iPhone X using the Moment 10mm Macro Lens1 . So, the million dollar question is: What is it? What is it? Here are some hints: It can and does get very cold when it is in use.It was a successfully funded a Kickstarter project.It has four different parts–well, maybe five.Each part has a specific function.Everyone should have and use one.I really enjoy mine, which is pictured above.It’s practical…

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iOS Camera Apps and Lens Comparisons – iPhone Photography Article

iOS Camera Apps and Lens Comparisons I wondered to what extent camera apps create different images of the exact same composition when using my iPhone X camera hardware. Do they all call the same hardware functions and therefore produce the exact same image? Or, do app-specific incantations exist that voodoo the image into existence creating variance in the rendered images of the same compositions? Unsure, I decided to conduct an experiment and write this post: iOS Camera Apps and Lens Comparisons.…

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Waldo Has a Conversation with Mr. Squirrel – iPhone Photography Article

Waldo Has a Conversation with Mr. Squirrel I’m posting this not so much because the photos are cute, but because all of the photos were shot with my iPhone X. I was inside the house with Waldo. He and the squirrel were having a casual conversation with each other. The squirrel was outside and was at least 25 feet away from us. Moment 60mm Telephoto Lens (click/touch photo to visit Moment) I had the Moment 60mm telephoto lens on the…

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Mōvi Freefly Personal Cinema Robot: An Update – iPhone Photography Article

Mōvi Freefly Personal Cinema Robot: An Update Mōvi Freefly Personal Cinema Robot and Counterbalance So my Mōvi arrived. (You can read about what it is in my first post at this link.) Loving it! I waited until I went back to San Francisco to try it out because I have been feverishly busy sorting, sifting, tuning, and uploading thousands of photos to my new SmugMug website, and I literally mean thousands of them—over 13,000 to date. I still have thousands…

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