I had a great time hanging out at the downtown Apple Store in San Francisco today, talking about experimental iPhone photography and apps. Thanks to everyone who came out. It’s kind of cool to think my weird little talk might be the last presentation they ever have in that store (the new shop is opening real soon).
As promised, I’m going to share the apps and my full slides from today’s talk for anyone to reference. If I missed anything, please let me know in the comments and I’ll update the list: …
It’s been around for years, but I’ve recently found myself spending a lot of time with the Seene app again. Seene is an iOS & Android app that allows you to create photos that are auto-magically converted into 3D renders. I used it for these Alcatraz photos from a few months back. (note: since publishing this tutorial, Seene has been acquired by Snapchat and has gutted it’s social functions. The app still works, but is no longer available)
Seene’s effect is best viewed through their app, which uses the accelerometer to adjust your perspective, but if you want to get creative, you can create really unique glitch art with your Seene. Here’s my tutorial for creating “Deep Glitch” photos with Seene and Glitch Wizard.
A few years back I was lucky enough to make a series of mobile photography tips and tricks videos for Postagram. I was working as Postagram’s community manager at the time and these weekly videos were often the highlight of each week for me. I love exploring new apps and techniques and sharing what I learn with others. Our guides included Hipstamatic, Instagram, interviews with other “iPhoneogrpahyers” and many other cool non-app techniques.
Somewhere along the line those original youtube videos have disappeared so I reached out to my friends and Postagram and got permission to host them myself. Thanks guys!
There are still a few missing episodes I need to find, but I’m really happy to get most of these back online. If you’d like to follow my adventures in mobile photography (as well as my glitch art, illustrations, and film photography) you can follow me on Flickr, Instagram, Twitter, and EyeEm.
It’s time for #LightPaintingSF!
Tuesday April 22nd @DocPop & @Shalaco are teaming up with @LightBomber to host a fun bi-coastal light painting meet-up in SF & NY.
We’ll be hosting the West Coast edition of a night of light painting and long exposures you won’t want to miss. Whether you’re a light painting expert or have been dying to learn, this is your chance to come jam with some friends and fellow Instagrammers.
Mobile photographers, film fanatics, and DSLRs are all welcome.
We’ll be meeting up at the Cupid’s Span in Rincon Park Tuesday the 22nd at 7:30PM and doing a basic light painting demonstration with LightBomber an iPhone lightpainting app. Then we’ll break into small groups and create our own experimental masterpieces.
If we’re lucky, there may be an extra special surprise guest demonstrating some advanced tools and painting techniques.
It’s free, just bring your camera, tripod(if you have one) and whatever extra gear you may have. We’ll be sharing some light pens, tripods, and other toys for you to use. We’ll see you there!
San Francisco: April 22nd, 7:30PM. Cupid’s Span in Rincon Park. Brought to you by Doc Pop and Shalaco. Official hashtag: #lightpaintingSF (Facebook event)
Brooklyn: April 22nd, 7:30PM. North Side of McCarren Park across from the pool. Behind the bathrooms. Sponsored by our friends at Spotlight Gear. Official hashtag: #SpotlightBomber