How to Improve Your Photography on Apple Mobile Devices


September 21, 2015 Meeting: Mark Wirganowicz, Facilitator


Using Apple’s Default Camera

How to Find & Open the Camera

There are several ways to open the camera app.

  • Swipe through your Home screens, and look for the Camera app icon.
  • Use Spotlight. In the center of your screen, swipe down to open Spotlight, then type in “camera”. Tap on Camera where it is listed under Applications.
  • Open the Control Panel. Swipe up from the bottom edge of your screen to open the Control Panel. In the lower right corner you will see the Camera icon.
  • If your device is locked/asleep, the quickest and easiest way to open the Camera is from the Lock Screen. Click the Home Button or the Power Button to wake your device, then swipe up from the Camera icon in the lower right corner of the Lock Screen.

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Google Photos, Apple Music and Adobe Flash


July 22, 2015 Meeting: Derek Burrows, Facilitator


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Google Photos – Google has a new service called Google Photos that give you unlimited storage for your photos, with a catch. Is it for you?

  • Google Photos is available through an App that you download from the Apple App Store.
  • The App is free and provides some interesting features
    • Will auto upload from all your devices
    • Automatically organizes photos by people, places and things and images are searchable by these categorizations
    • Editing and sharing functionality
  • Need to maintain your originals on your computer to keep the high res version (the free version of Google Photos will only download small files even though you uploaded high res files)

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The New Mac Photos App


April 20, 2015 Meeting: Derek Burrows, Facilitator

Will I be able to import my iPhoto or Aperture Library into Photos? You bet! Your iPhoto or Aperture library is compatible, and can be imported seamlessly into the Photos app. When you first launch Photos, it’ll either auto-convert your primary library or ask you to pick which library you’d like to import. Continue reading