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iPhone Obsessed: Photo Editing Experiments with Apps by Dan Marcolina

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Chapter 1. Capturing the Mobile Moment

I take lots of images since my iPhone is always in my pocket. Most of them are not worth showing. It is usually the moment that sneaks up on you that brings together the ingredients of a memorable image. It is then that you must quickly figure out the best way to frame the moment, because it can be gone in a flash.

What Is the Mobile Moment?

The circumstances that cause me to pull out my iPhone.

  1. The pure graphics of a scene, like contrasts in color or scale, unique shapes, or great light.
  2. The human moment...the gesture of a body against a background, a tension or decisive moment, an expression or certain reflective gaze.
  3. Images that suggest stories or an unexpected mystery, an ironic twist, or a humorous ...

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