LG G5 vs iPhone 7 Plus vs Huawei Mate 9 – Camera Comparison

Good morning everyone. I decided for this post to take 3 phones – the Apple iPhone 7 Plus, Huawei Mate 9 and LG G5 and see which one could take the best shot of an aerial view of Exeter High Street. Unlike other comparisons, I have stuck all the photos taken through Adobe Lightroom to … Continue reading LG G5 vs iPhone 7 Plus vs Huawei Mate 9 – Camera Comparison

Apple iPhone 7 Plus – Camera Showcase

  Apple iPhone 7 Plus camera showcase. This week I released a video showcasing the Huawei Mate 9 camera and I was asked by several people if I could create a similar video for the iPhone 7 Plus. So I did. The video includes a range of photos, shot using various different modes, and a … Continue reading Apple iPhone 7 Plus – Camera Showcase

Apple iPhone 7 Plus – Portrait Mode at its best

When Apple launched the iPhone 7 Plus, Portrait Mode was not available publicly. Then it arrived as a beta but as time has moved on a few more software updates have improved its results. Below is an example of a shot I took of a wonky road sign on Dartmoor. I imagine the bending of … Continue reading Apple iPhone 7 Plus – Portrait Mode at its best

Walk on Dartmoor – Shot on an iPhone 7 Plus – Edited on the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar using iMovie

I wanted to see how tight the integration would be shooting video and photos on my iPhone 7 Plus and then trying to edit it on my MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. For starters, I got some great photos and video from the iPhone 7 Plus. Since the latest software update on the iPhone 7 … Continue reading Walk on Dartmoor – Shot on an iPhone 7 Plus – Edited on the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar using iMovie

Wide Aperture Mode on the Huawei P9 – Is it better than the iPhone 7 Plus Portrait mode?

Just look at the bokeh on the above shot, taken with the Huawei P9 in wide aperture mode. With wide aperture mode, you can re-adjust the F stop and also apply some fancy effects like below. Below is another shot which keeps the church sign in focus and everything else out of focus. The shot … Continue reading Wide Aperture Mode on the Huawei P9 – Is it better than the iPhone 7 Plus Portrait mode?

The Best Photos of the Weekend using the Apple iPhone 7 Plus – Shot across Dartmoor National Park

Over the weekend, I went out with my Apple iPhone Plus photographing various places across Dartmoor National Park. No filters were used for any of the shots below To view the original photo, just click on it. The only apps used were the default camera app and Adobe Lightroom mobile (for editing and snapping raw … Continue reading The Best Photos of the Weekend using the Apple iPhone 7 Plus – Shot across Dartmoor National Park

Checking out the portrait mode on the Apple iPhone 7 Plus – tips and tricks

With the release of iOS 10.1, along came portrait mode beta for everyone to use and take great photos.  However, as amazing as the photos are it is worth paying attention to a few aspects of your scene when you take the photo.  If you want to see any of these photos full size, remember … Continue reading Checking out the portrait mode on the Apple iPhone 7 Plus – tips and tricks

Just how good is the camera on the Apple iPhone 7 Plus ?

So I have now had the Apple iPhone 7 Plus for about one month, during which time I have snapped hundreds and hundreds of photos. I reckon it takes about a month to start to extract the best shots from any phone. It also allows for third party apps to be updated to enjoy the … Continue reading Just how good is the camera on the Apple iPhone 7 Plus ?

Apple iPhone 7 Plus & Apple Watch Series 2 – My Review of the Experience

Welcome to my review of my thoughts on the user experience of the Apple iPhone 7 Plus and Apple Watch Series 2. We all know the specs of the devices, so this review omits the obvious stuff and focuses on my thoughts of the actual experience and what I like and dislike. FYI. The video/photos … Continue reading Apple iPhone 7 Plus & Apple Watch Series 2 – My Review of the Experience

Shot on the Apple iPhone 7 Plus – My Favourite Sunset Shot

Since iOS 10 opened up native RAW support, the iPhone just became far more flexible. Shot on the iPhone 7 Plus in raw, using the Adobe Lightroom Mobile app, and edited with the app too. Cracking Colours at Sunset The sun was near perfect at sunset on Dartmoor. The natural colours were wonderful.

Night Time Camera Shootout – Honor 8 vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus – The Gloves are OFF!

Last night I took my Honor 8 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus and tested low light to the extreme. At the start of the camera shootout it was already dark. At the end, I couldn’t see a thing, not even my feet. The only light that spilled into the graveyard was from a street lamp … Continue reading Night Time Camera Shootout – Honor 8 vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus – The Gloves are OFF!

Apple iPhone 7 Plus – Using Third Party Camera Apps

One of the perks of using iOS is the range of third party apps, and the speed at which many get updated to work with the new iPhone 7. So for this post, I am looking at two apps. Procam 4 and Adobe Lightroom. Procam 4 has been updated to support both the iPhone and … Continue reading Apple iPhone 7 Plus – Using Third Party Camera Apps

Apple iPhone 7 Plus – Camera Review – Part 1

So how good is the camera on the Apple iPhone 7 Plus? Is it worth upgrading just for the camera on the Apple iPhone 7 Plus? What’s my view versus the Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge and Note 7? Read on for all the answers … Firstly, let’s take a look at the photos I have … Continue reading Apple iPhone 7 Plus – Camera Review – Part 1

Apple iPhone 7 Plus – Low Light Camera Photography – My Camera Shots

Last night I visited my local church and took a number of photos on my Apple iPhone 7 Plus.  Compared to the shots I took last year on my Apple iPhone 6S Plus the iPhone 7 Plus camera is considerably better. I was really pleased with the results from the 7 Plus.  I also used … Continue reading Apple iPhone 7 Plus – Low Light Camera Photography – My Camera Shots