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How to Get a Large Format Film Look with a Smartphone Camera

I recently shared about how I turned my Afghan Box Camera into a 4×5 slide projector. In this article, I'll share another idea based on the Afghan Box Camera: to make use of my humble mobile phone camera to create a large format look with the box camera and its lens.

36% of Pro Photographers Shoot Some Work on Smartphones

Smartphone camera quality has improved by leaps and bounds in recent years, and there are regulars reports of professional photographers using phones to shoot everything from timelapses to magazine covers. But how many professionals are actually using phones in their professional lives these days?

These Astro Photos Were All Shot with Smartphones

If you’d asked me 5 years ago if I thought a smartphone would ever be able to capture a decent image of the Milky Way my answer would have been a resounding no. With tiny sensors and small lenses that aren’t capable of guiding much light onto the sensor there’s no way they’re ever going to be much use in such low-light conditions, right? Well, ask me the same question today and my answer would be a lot different.

The iPhone 12 Pro Max: Real Pro Photography

Over at Halide HQ, we’ve been busily working away on a very deep, technical analysis of what’s new in iPhone 12 cameras this year. All four of ’em. On Friday, we got our hands on the final iPhones in this year’s line-up, the iPhone 12 mini and the iPhone 12 Pro Max.

Apple Unveils a New iPhone SE: $399 with the Best Single Camera So Far

Apple has announced the new iPhone SE (Special Edition), the successor to the first-generation phone that was announced back in 2016. Taking its place as the most affordable model in the iPhone lineup, the SE features the fastest chip available in a smartphone and the best single-camera system ever to appear in an iPhone.

Photographers: Should You Buy an iPhone 11 Pro?

Should you buy an iPhone 11 Pro? That’s a big question many people have had on their minds since Apple recently released their latest flagship smartphone that contains 3 different rear-facing cameras. However, a thorough answer to that question isn’t cut and dry.

A Landscape Photographer’s Review of the Samsung S10+

This article is not meant to be an in-depth review of the Samsung S10+. The review will chiefly discuss the cell phone’s camera capabilities from a landscape photographer’s standpoint.