mobilephotography

OnePlus 12 Photo Features, a Closer Look

A Deep-Dive Into the Impressive Photo Tech in the OnePlus 12

Earlier this week, OnePlus fully revealed its latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 12. While PetaPixel continues to work on a full review, which will deliver a deep dive into the phone's photo features, it is worth taking a closer look at the Hasselblad-branded camera system.

Essential Apps for Photographers

Essential Photography Apps in 2024

Like most people, photographers are rarely caught without their smartphones. There are so many great apps available on iOS and Android devices that a photographer's phone can become an integral part of their kit.

Luma iOS photography app

iOS App Luma Now Has a ‘Real’ Camera Setting Display

Earlier this spring, a new photography-focused app, Luma, hit the App Store with the promise to give control back to mobile photographers and ensure that shutterbugs got the most they could from the iPhone's impressive image sensor. Luma's developer, Rafal Kopiec, recently returned to the drawing board and created a redesigned Luma's "Pro Cam."

iPhone 15 Pro Max

The Best Smartphones for Photography in 2024

Almost everyone wields a camera these days because they already have one by default on their smartphones. But not just any phone will capture the best results, and that’s why some stand out for particular reasons.

OnePlus 11 Review

OnePlus 11 Review: A Quality Phone at a Competitive Price

The OnePlus 11 isn’t a debut by any means. OnePlus has been selling phones in various markets for years, but this one marks a shift in approach to being fashionable and credible -- not to mention cheaper -- while also dealing with its branding challenges in a place where Apple, Samsung, and Google reign.

Portrait Photography Challenge: Shoot with a Flashlight and Phone

There can be a lot of gear-envy among photographers when they see others with tons of expensive camera gear, lighting equipment, and modifiers. It is also all too easy to say that you can’t be creative because you don’t have access to a particular light or piece of equipment.

HONOR Magic 4 Smartphone ranked best in the world by DXOMark

HONOR Sets A New Bar For Mobile Imaging With the Magic4 Series

HONOR recently announced the successor to the Magic3 smartphone, the Magic4, which has achieved record-breaking photo and video capabilities according to DXOMark. Despite a quick turnaround between models, the Magic4 Ultimate smartphone is (on paper) jam-packed with flagship specifications and a camera system that has been rated the best of its class by DXOMark with a score of 146, and the Magic4 Pro version achieving the Gold Label ranking, showing the company has built a system specifically for photography professionals and enthusiasts alike.

Shooting a wedding on a smartphone

Photographer Shoots an Entire Wedding Using Only a Smartphone

While smartphones can provide great images in controlled environments, they're not considered to be as versatile as a dedicated camera. Wedding Photographer Jason Vinson decided to see how a Sony Xperia Pro-I would fare in an setting where he had little to no control: a full-day wedding.