Get those camera phones ready!
Check out this clip which beautifully illustrates the way phone-tography has permeated our culture. These ever-present little mobile devices are used to document life, every tiny bit of it, as it happens. So powerful is the urge to record every ‘moment’ their life that some of my students have suggested that if the don’t capture them photographically, they feel like they never even happened. And, sharing these images adds to their ability to experience them, somehow making these experiences more ‘real’. Now there is an interesting discussion for your class!
But back to photographic technique. This is a great iPhoneography apps list from Craig Nansen’s listly. Explore some of these excellent creative tools and use the infographic below for tips on how to make the most of those photographic opportunities on the go.
And, hear about photography and the experience of using mobile technology from this artist as you explore her beautiful imagery.
(infographic originally posted here)