Master iPhone photography with top-rated instructor Phil Ebiner

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Learn how to take beautiful and professional-looking photos using just your iPhone with this photography course.
Find out how to take better photos with your iPhone.
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The iPhone proved you don’t need an expensive DSLR camera to take professional-looking photos. But are you really capturing the best images possible with your phone? Learn how to take stunning iPhone photos with the extensive pro tips in this mobile photography course by Phil Ebiner.

Halide Mark II brings pro camera features to the average Joe

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Halide Mark II is for professional photographers and beginners.
Halide Mark II sports a new UI intended to make the camera software easier to use and more powerful.
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Halide Mark II brings a significant revamp to a popular alternative camera application for the iPhone. The developer redesigned the software to make it even easier to use for beginners. But it also comes with professional-grade features built in, like new tools for working with RAW images.

Save on iPhone video accessories during this limited-time sale

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Grab these deals on smartphone camera gimbals, LED light rings, lenses and more.
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In 2020, video has become an essential part of everyday life, from Zoom calls to vlogging to learning the latest TikTok dance. If you want your video to truly shine, you need some extra gear. These four great accessories will help you get more from your iPhone or Mac camera.

Shoot better photos and smoother videos with an automatic camera assistant

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Easily record your content or capture candid moments hands-free with this smart selfie gimbal.
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The iPhone is great at snapping photos and taking pictures. But troubles arise if you want to do anything other than point and shoot. For solid video at the proper angle, especially for selfies and vlogs, you want a tripod at least.

But you can do even better: This smart module includes a ton of automated features, so stable video is just the beginning.

How iPhone fuels Dimpy Bhalotia’s ethereal street photography

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Dimpy Bhalotia's photos capture little slices of life from unusual angles.
Dimpy Bhalotia's photos capture little slices of life from unusual angles.
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For nearly a decade, photographer Dimpy Bhalotia has been using iPhones to document captivating street scenes in luscious black and white. She’s used almost every model Apple ever released — and this week, she took home top honors in the prestigious iPhone Photography Awards.

Bhalotia, a full-time fine art street photographer based out of London, told Cult of Mac she loves shooting with an iPhone so much that it’s become second nature.

“It’s a lightweight butter slice always in my hand, which has the entire world in it,” she said. “It feels like I’m shooting with my palm.”

Create professional-quality videos with your iPhone with this rotating selfie stick [Deals]

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This innovative phone gimbal sports 50 hours of infinite rotation and real-time target tracking for better photos and videos.
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We’re all spending plenty of time in front of our cameras these days, either slogging through video meetings or creating content. So whether you’re working on the latest TikTok dance, trying to give a convincing presentation, or just want to give your travel videos a studio-quality look, this automatic rotating gimbal offers smooth, professional-grade camera moves.

Three iPhone lenses aren’t enough. This case adds four more

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ShiftCam for iPhone 11 and pro lens
Lots of lens options without the heavy lifting.
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ShiftCam is in its third year of making innovative iPhone cases with a cluster of lenses that shift over Apple’s native glass. To look at a ShiftCam case is probably not much different than having a staring contest with a spider.

Maybe you can’t stand the thought of staring into the many eyes of a spider. With the ShiftCam case, especially it’s new MultiLens case for the iPhone 11 series, you won’t want to look away.

Young photog with autism brings toy cars to life in photos shot on iPhone

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Anthony Schmidt shooting toys cars with iPhone
Anthony Schmidt, working outside his home in Washington.
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Anthony Schmidt is that boy, the one who loves cars so much, he has collected die-cast metal toy replicas numbering in the hundreds.

But his car play changed the day he picked up his mother’s iPhone. Anthony started photographing the miniatures from a perspective that fools the eye and makes them appear full-size and sumptuous.

That perspective also is shaped through the eyes of a 12-year-old boy on the autism spectrum.

Gear up and take your iPhone photography to a new level [Deals]

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These top iPhone photo accessories will help you capture the perfect image.
These top iPhone photo accessories will help you capture the perfect image.
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The cameras on our iPhones are crazy good, but they’re still limited. Taking great photos means having the right hardware. If you want to upgrade your visual game for iPhone, you’ll want to check out this gear roundup, from smart gimbals and ring lights to wide-angle lenses and more.