As I peeked over my phone photos for the past month, I’ll bet you can guess what the bulk of the photos I’ve taken are of.
Harper, of course.
But this is a cool theme, I think. It shows how we do things in a different realm. No SLR or main camera. It’s using the phone/mobile device and showing what you do with said photos.
There are a few things I do when using my phone, which is an iPhone 13 Pro. As much as I like using my main camera — and I am doing so more now — the ability to take great images with a phone really makes it hard to carry around equipment.
With each of the photos this month, I’m going to explain what I did when taking the photo, and what I did — if anything — after. What I’ve realized, too, is I need to make sure I start posting a lot more photos. I have so many on my phone that I just haven’t done anything with. And considering Harper has her own Instagram, I need to get those photos there!
I had a few I would have liked to have used, but I did finally get it down to five photos!
Here are my five for the month! Let’s see what you all have!
I love Hipstamatic. It’s one of those apps I don’t use enough of. This photo is a camera I created within Hipstamatic giving the look of a color pinhole lens. If you don’t have Hipstamatic, it’s really cool because of all the different films and lenses you can use.
I love the portrait mode on the iPhone, but sometimes it goes wrong with what it gives you. BUT, sometimes that result turns out cool. In early November, the weather was great and we took Harper for some ice cream. She loves it, of course, and gets it all over her snout. The portrait mode was one and it really blurred everything out, which I thought was pretty cool.
Snapseed is my go-to editing app on the iPhone. I also use lightroom, but Snapseed does everything you need on the fly. I can adjust everything needed and make the photo really pop within moments. This is one I took using portrait mode, and then editing with Snapseed.
The really nice thing about the iPhone is how crisp things get, even when you are really close. This one was done doing that, and then a quick wash through Snapseed.
This photo is one where you are just glad you can take good photos on your phone. Harper had a playdate with two of the neighbor’s dogs and, somehow, I got them to sit lined up. A few snaps later, and then a run through Snapseed and here’s what we have!
There’s my five and let’s see what you came up with! If you took part in this month’s challenge, make sure to link up below.
And for those of you who participated, make sure you try and get to other people’s blogs and comment (here, too!).
Let’s continue to grow this challenge and have a strong community. Come back and check out the others who link later on, too! NOTE: We have a Facebook group for those who participate in the challenge and are interested. I’ll post any announcements there and hopefully it can be a place where things are discussed and some interaction etc. You can access it here.
** CHALLENGE CHANGE **
From this point forward, I am going to do the next theme at the bottom of each linkup. Also, the posting date will now be the first of each month, thus giving you the entire month to take the photos etc.
That means it’s a one-stop shop! Hopefully this helps out with everybody.
So, below is the linkup for September. Make sure you drop your link there.
OK, so it’s time to keep on moving! I know this month can be crazy, so … December’s theme is … Happy Holidays. Remember to come back on January 1 to link up and check out the theme for that month!
Photo Blogging Challenge: November 2022 results