|iPhone4 | From Picasa blog ||
I never again carry my DSLR camera while working on offshore platforms, since I had the experience of water vapor on the inside of the lens and camera body like a mirror and sensor. The water vapor sticking and causing patches of dirt due to condensation on the cold AC room accommodation after the camera was taken out of the room.
In last two years, if I go to work in offshore rely solely on my iPhone4 to take pictures, even a movie. Armed with Adobe Photoshop and my 15″ Macbook Pro, the photos that I took quite impressive and quite well. Indeed, the photos can not be compared to it with the images from DSLR cameras.
Some things to consider when shooting with the iPhone or other smartphone, including:
- Do not do zooming, as most smartphones do not provide the optical zoom, only digital zoom reduces the resolution to be a lot of shots.
- Since, smartphones / iPhone3 and / or iPhone4 not accompanied with image stabilization system, so keep your hands to remain steady and not move at all when you press the shutter.
- Try to take photos with adequate lighting, the less light the greater the noise to be generated.
- It is recommended, you process the results of an image with photo editor software as a post processing step.
Here is the some of final result of my several shots, please note that post processing had applied as sharpening, adjust contrast, saturation.
|Storm coming in Kinabalu Montain, Sabah Malaysia. | From Picasa blog ||
|Merapi Volcano in Yogyakarta, taken from Airplane window. | From Picasa blog ||
|Merapi & Merbabu Volcano from sky, Yogyakarta. | From Picasa blog ||
Hopefully posting this article provide benefits to you all, if there are suggestions and criticisms, please send a message to my email. This is a lesson for us all.