Tuesday, June 28, 2011

iFlowers

I've been playing with some of my photography related toys this past week.  I have a tiny macro lens for my iPhone and I don't get to use it much, but I had the opportunity to work with it a little more while I was on vacation.  Darn, you really need a steady had to use that sucker.  And the wind...well if there is even the slightest breeze, forget it.


And I am soooo happy with my new iPad2.  A while back I decided that I was not going to update the operating system on my iPhone because I read about so many people having issues after they did it.  The problem is, certain apps require a minimum level OS and some of my favorite apps just quit working on me.  Now that I have my iPad I can use one of my real go-to apps again...the pictures above and below were edited with Lo-mob.  Yay, I missed you Lo-mob!


I also can get some new camera apps with the iPad that won't even download on my iPhone since I have refused to update the OS.  (and let's be honest, I am just biding my time now, waiting for the next generation iPhone so I can upgrade.)  Enter Iris Studio...lots of cool vintage effects that I can't wait to play around with some more.


And I couldn't ignore trying a macro lens Hipstamatic shot--this one below was taken with the Salvador 84 lens, which gives photos a random surreal and dreamy effect.


And finally, I couldn't completely ignore my DSLR, so this last purple blast is from the gardens of Maine, with a little twist for Texture Tuesday at Kim Klassen Cafe.

{textures by kim klassen, cathair studios and isabelle lafrance}


I hope you have a flowery day!



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20 comments:

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

Very interesting and cool shots from the phone. V

Anika said...

I love that vintage one and the shot from the Hipstamatic, so pretty! Jealous about the iPad2 ;)
What is this I hear about a macro lens??? Do tell!

R Montalban said...

very pretty

bailey-road.com said...

Love the iFlowers and that last shot is lovely!

em said...

Beautiful textures!

Leah C said...

Oh so cool!

lisa said...

These are just beautiful!! The third one look almost like a Polaroid emulsion lift, and the first one is beyond perfect!

Thank you so much for sharing these today at The Creative Exchange.

Have a great day!

lisa.

P.S. So glad you are enjoying your iPad :-)

Ashley Sisk said...

I might be green with envy...way too cool.

anni said...

what a few toys and a great eye can do; wonderful and inspirational
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Barbara said...

extraordinary work!
Love it!

Nancy @ A Rural Journal said...

Well, you are just having way too much fun, aren't you? :) Love all of these photos. Have to say I'm drawn to the clematis, though. Have a wonderful day!

Kathleen said...

These are such wonderful shots! Hmmm, I'll have to get the Salvador 84 lens -- I love the effect!

Buckeroomama said...

I keep insisting that I don't need my phone beyond making and receiving calls and sending text messages... I'm slowly changing my mind and now want an Android. I really like some of the cool apps that you mentioned! :)

Courtney said...

I have thought about that macro lens for iPhone. I just might have to order one. These are beautiful!

Steph said...

Love the variety, can't believe how many apps there are!

refrigeratormagnate said...

These are just too cool...
it's almost not fair! LOVE these, U.M.!

Teagan said...

Beautiful stuff!
So - with bringing your iPad 2 into the mix, to you still take the photos with your iPhone, transfer them to your iPad & then run the apps? I'm mostly curious because I do have an iPad but not an iPhone, and I can definitely see the camera-quality difference (lacking some on the pad) compared with some bloggers' iPhone shots. Or maybe they just know how to use things better than I do. :)

Anna said...

You've captured a lovely soft vintage look in these pics!

Evelyn S. said...

What a wonderful collection of floral images! Beautifully captured and "processed."

camaca said...

Oh so cool! lovely