Learn Photo365 App Brings Daily Photography Assignments To Android


If you’re an iOS device user, then you probably have tried the Learn Photo365 app already. Learn Photo365 has been available on Apple iOS devices for some time now, but only recently launched their Android version.

The best way to learn about photography and become more familiar with the capabilities of your camera is not sitting at your computer watching a tutorial or sitting in some class at your local community college, it’s out in the world. An important piece to staying sharp as a photographer is constantly utilizing your skills, and if there are no paying jobs, then doing so just for the sake of doing so is what needs to be done. But how does one decide what to go out and shoot? What should you practice today?

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Kodak Professional Film App Now Helps You Find Development Locations

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Kodak Film photography app (1 of 1)ISO 2001-100 sec at f - 2.8

Today, Kodak Alaris announced that their Professional Film Photography app is now available for the iPad and Android in addition to the fact that iPhone users are getting new updates to their app.

The app is awesome for the analog shooters amongst us that want to keep supporting the alternative process of taking images compared to the more conventional digital format these days. It includes tech specs on each film, a sample photo, a sun calculator that lets you know when sunset is, a guide to teach you what types of film to use and BW darkroom home development tips and tricks.

More features are after the jump. The Kodak Professional Film app is available for free download right now.

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Please Read: Why Do We Need $35,000 For La Noir Image?

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If you’re a reader of the Phoblographer, you know that we need money for our Kickstarter. It’s come to my attention a number of times that $35,000 sounds pretty high for what a digital magazine needs to actually operate. For some folks, this sounds ridiculous for a digital magazine; but for others it actually sounds too low. In all honesty, it is too low; and we need more than $35,000 to really get this going.

I’m going to explain what the money is going towards for La Noir Image.

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16 Days Left: $10 From Everyone Will Help Our Kickstarter Goal

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Hey everyone,

We’ve got 16 days left in our Kickstarter and we could really use everyone’s help!

To recap: La Noir Image is turning into an iOS and Android e-magazine that wants you to curl up with it and inspire you to get out there and shoot everyday. The current prototype is a PDF, but the final version will be a fully working app with lots of interactivity.

The money is going to go towards funding the site for the first year. Additionally, it will help us with the creation of lots of new types of content like tutorials, longer interviews, photo essays, musings, etc. You can see more of this on La Noir Image’s website. I promise you that it’s going to be much better than everything else out there that is comparable in the photo world. Considering I’ve taken the Phoblographer this far, it just adds to the validity.

Why La Noir Image? It’s the easiest spelling for so many people out there to remember and spell with ease; take it from a guy who created a website called The Phoblographer.

Donations start at $10/yearly subscription; which we could use a lot of. But we also need a lot more donations in general or else we and all who donated will lose out.

Please help; as we’ve got 16 days left.



Five Items for the Serious Mobile Photographer

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While some of you tend to scoff at mobile photographers in the same fashion that film photographers used to scoff at digital, Like it or not, there are photographers out there that can do an incredible job with their camera phones–much better than some dedicated camera users can do. As it is, Mobile Photography is fun and with it you can also create awe-inspiring images that focus really on the art behind the image more than anything else.

To help you get those photos and add a bit more versatility to what you’re capable of, here are five items we strongly recommend.

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The Manfrotto TwistGrip Lets You Mount Your Phone on a Tripod


If you’re the photographer that loves to do BTS videos of your photo shoot as it’s happening or uses Facebook Live Streaming or anything else like that, then consider this new item from Manfrotto. It’s called the TwistGrip and it lets you mount your phone into a clamp, hold it in place and lets you put it on a tripod. It uses a 1/4″ thread on the bottom to mount to most tripods, selfie sticks, monopods, etc. Plus it can mount a small accessory on top.

It’s made of all aluminum, though it doesn’t seem to deliver the extra versatility to shoot portrait oriented the way that the MeFOTO SideKick 360 offers.

The TwistGrip is available for $49.95 right now. More photos are after the jump.

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