Mind Mother Teresa

Who says iPhone isn’t inspirational, or aspirational? I shot this portrait of my daughter’s iPhone 5 on June 27, 2013, to accompany its Craigslist posting. If I rightly recall, we changed cellular carriers, promoting upgrades and sale of the older devices. Normally, the smartphones are wiped before photoshoots, but her home screen made me smile—and…

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Flickr a Day 277: ‘Obi’

Smartphones can produce surprisingly good photos in competent hands. Physical contrast caught my attention in our Day taker—the small dog set against the big cars. But after seeing that Ryan Hyde used iPhone 5, I looked closer. The auto-produced bokeh is excellent, but, more significantly, the dog’s face is super sharp even viewed at the…

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