iPhonetography, a new Kyle Cassidy project

http://www.iphonetography.net/


THE CAMERA THAT COMES WITH THE iPHONE IS TERRIBLE

Many people decry it’s smallish megapixel count (3), but really, as any serious digital photographer will tell you, size doesn’t matter. The most frustrating thing about the image that comes from the iPhone is the noise. Not audible noise, but digital grain. That, and it’s slow response time, and of course, the lack of control: apart from aiming the camera, selecting a focus area and depressing shutter button, the user doesn’t have any control over aperture (fixed at 2.8) focal length (fixed at 5.9mm), shutter speed, or even ISO, which swings from ~70 into the 1000+ range as it wants.

iT’S A PHONE FOR CRYING OUT LOUD

Signpost

Signpost. Mystery toy camera, expired fuji superia reala 100 film.

Recently, I’ve been shot most of my street candids portrait-style. I don’t know where this is coming from, maybe I should buy a square-frame medium format camera to cure myself of this? Or am I just looking for an excuse to buy a Holga, Diana or a Lubitel?

Does anyone have a favorite, obscure medium format toy camera I don’t know about? Let me know.

Zeno Place in SOMA SF, again

 

Another shot of Zeno Place, an alley in San Francisco fighting against modernization and gentrification.

Krappy Kamera Gallery

(I so missed this – that’s what I get for not subscribing to EVERY BLOG OUT THERE… Do check out the link to the 2008 winners…)

Soho Photo Krappy Kamera® Competition

In the upstairs gallery, the Krappy Kollage–all the entries (over 1,400) for 2007’s Krappy Kamera show.

The beginning

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Plastic Camera Redux

I found a roll of old photos from my TIME Camera and tried cleaning up some of the spots and lines from processing in Photoshop.

HS TAK

HS TAK. Vivitar IC100, Fuji 400 film.

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