A Manual iPhone Camera, Finally

As one of the a avid iPhonographers on Team Fathym, all I have to say about this:

“…opening up tons of controls over focus, shutter speed, manual white balance and grey card support, ISO (‘film’ speed), exposure compensation and more. Developers can build truly powerful, flexible photography apps for the iPhone…finally.”

is YAY!!!!!!!!! 😀

TechCrunch

Finally is a funny word, especially when it comes to Apple. I try to avoid using it because I’m cognizant of the fact that Apple’s pacing is a often a lot different than the hive mind’s idea of what it should be.

Just see how long it took to implement third-party keyboards in a way that was satisfactory security-wise for an example.

But, as the iPhone long-ago crossed the rubicon of becoming the most popular camera in the world, I think Apple has taken its extra sweet time in allowing developers — and by extension — access to more control over the camera that’s always with them.

iOS 8 does just that, opening up tons of controls over focus, shutter speed, manual white balance and grey card support, ISO (‘film’ speed), exposure compensation and more. Developers can build truly powerful, flexible photography apps for the iPhone…finally.

As photography used to…

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