Tips

Scott Bourne

Rotate Video in iOS 13

Every once in a while, we make the mistake of using our iPhone to record video as if we are making a still photograph. We tend to prefer vertical photos and accordingly, don’t always remember to rotate the phone to horizontal for video.

Scott Bourne

Zooming on the iPhone 11 Pro & the iPhone 11 Pro Max Camera

If you’re lucky enough to have one of the new 11 series iPhones, you have some of the best camera technology ever found in a smartphone. And you of course have the ability to zoom. If you have the iPhone 11 Pro or 11 Pro Max, you have a 2X optical zoom. This will give you the best quality compared with using digital zoom (which goes to 10X on these phones.)

Scott Bourne

iPhone Photography Basics – Quick Camera Access

Sometimes action happens when you least expect it. When the perfect moment happens, but you don’t have your phone camera powered on, you can miss the shot of a lifetime. Thankfully, iPhone has you covered. Even if your phone is in your pocket, you can have it ready to shoot in under two seconds.

Scott Bourne

Turn Off Portrait Mode After The Fact

Portrait mode is a fun and powerful computational photography tool that simulates the BOKEH effect. Learn how to turn it off in photos you’ve already shot.

Doug Daulton

4K. What’s all the Hubub, Bub?

Over the last eighteen months, a lot has changed. Panasonic, Sony, GoPro and, most recently, Canon have brought new 4K capable cameras to market. Even our smartphones now capture 4K video. With this in mind, you may be wondering what all the fuss is about. Let’s see if we can shed some light on that issue.

Scott Bourne

The Self-Timer For iPhone 11, 11 Pro & 11 Pro Max

Apple has revamped many of the controls in its iOS Camera app. This is because some new features require new behavior.

If you want to steady the camera or you want to press the shutter but still have time to run around and star in your own picture, you need the self-timer.