Today's photography assignment was Iphoneography although any smartphone would do. The first caveat, though, is Droid isn't privy to Apple's Instagram app. The whole 'app' market is rapidly developing so I'm sure Droid isn't too far behind.
Today I used the trial version of Vignette app. Darn, I should have sprug and purchased it for $3.99 because the files are so small that if I loved something it's essentially worthless because it's under 1 megabyte.
Until you lay down cold cash you only have access to a fraction of what the application can deliver. That's my take away from today's assignment.
For web purposes the images are fine. If output was important, I'd suggest a mosaic, with each image printed no larger than 4x6. One megabyte files can't print any larger without showing signs of a
As a consumer I'm perfectly happy with the Motorola Razr. The $3.99 charge for a full version mobile phone app is certainly worth purchasing before laying down hundreds for a smartphone even if it is an Apple.
In the thought process of why I'd make an expensive purchase, I have to ask myself, what is the motivation for the purchase - is it need, hype, functionality or just because I can? I can't justify buying an IPhone for the photography capability, even though I recognize it's an awesome tool. I'll use my camera for photography and be happy with that, at least until it's time for an upgrade!