Embracing the Low Res Image

We have spent so much time struggling to get the highest resolution from our cameras, our lenses, and tripods, our RAW converters, that we often fail to appreciate the artistic value of low resolution images. Low res images are the natural result of art lenses such as Holgas and LensBabies, as well as of techniquesContinue reading “Embracing the Low Res Image”

WEBINAR: Artistic Techniques in Phone Photography, Today 3PM EST

This webinar will be a discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of phone cameras, and ways to utilize them effectively, including add-on lenses and editing applications. This webinar is sponsored by Datacolor . David Saffir and I will be discussing a range of sample images, chosen for their value in illustrating phone photography methods andContinue reading “WEBINAR: Artistic Techniques in Phone Photography, Today 3PM EST”

iPhone Photography 2012

I have received several requests that I post more iPhone photography related material. Here is a start, with some iPhone photos I have taken this year. This photo is one of those images that captures everyday life; I shot it as I walked across the front porch, and entered the house. It tells a colorfulContinue reading “iPhone Photography 2012”

Follow CDTobie on Pinterest

For those of you already using the social networking site Pinterest, you might want to take a look at my boards there, covering various areas of photography, as shown in the image below. If you are not yet a member of Pinterest, ask someone you know who is a member to send you an invitation.Continue reading “Follow CDTobie on Pinterest”

Book Review: Dan Burkholder’s iPhone Artistry

iPhone Artistry is a comprehensive guide to the iPhone as a photo tool, and at the same time an inspiration to aspiring iPhone photographers. Clearly organized, thoroughly researched, and well written, it succeeds in covering a wide range of both technical and aesthetic material in a manner that is engaging and educational. If you areContinue reading “Book Review: Dan Burkholder’s iPhone Artistry”