Ultimate iPhone DNG

by Brad Nichol

Rowes Lagoon on a Foggy Morning
Rowes Lagoon, Federal Highway, Near Goulburn NSW.

Shooting in RAW using the DNG format turns your iPhone into a photography dynamo, all those positives of iPhone shooting remain, the in your pocket convenience, speed, ease of use, the great screen, powerful sharing options and more, but the image quality downsides simply disappear.

You will experience, better sharpness, better color, better dynamic range, better everything!

The perfect option for portrait takers, landscape lovers, holidaymakers, family reporters, and yes even professional shooters.

Why limit your photography with lousy JPEGs when your photos can be so much more with DNG.

And to help you really make those DNGs sing we’ve put together a wonderful eBook called “Ultimate iPhone DNG”

It’s actually the first in series of 6 serious but easily digestible eBooks on the finer points of iPhoneography which will be rolled out over the next 12 months….but to get you started “Ultimate iPhone DNG” is here.  Check out the details for the other book by clicking on the link below.

Zero One Imaging – Ultimate iPhoneography Book Series

Just so we’re really clear, getting great DNG results is not just a case of choosing DNG, to unleash all that power you need some new knowledge and a couple of free or at least cheap apps….. We know that you don’t know what you don’t know, but just so you can get an idea have a look at the chapter list.

You could spend months n the Web looking for all this information and we’re pretty sure you’d still come up short.

DNG and the JPEG Limits

DNG Choices

DNG Capture Apps

Understanding DNG Exposure

Three Ways to DNG

Settings For DNG

Advanced Concepts

Getting Support

Setting Up ProCamera

Shooting DNG with ProCamera

DNG Conversions – Background Information

Lightroom Mobile Concepts and the Light Stack

Working With Curves

Editing Color

Editing Black and White

Decoding the Effects Stack

Cropping and Special Effects

Decoding The Selective Tools

Lightroom Mobile HDR

Extra Information and Final Words

Dictionary Of Terms

Yep, that’s pretty comprehensive, in fact, it’s about 404  pages, everything you need to know is covered.

So here’s the deal, the book is easy to read, as jargon-free as possible, makes no assumptions and is optimised to be read on your iPhone and iPad……and yes there are lots sample images and diagrams.

Brad Nichol, the author has 40 plus years of photography experience and has trained over 20,000 people face to face in photography and digital skills….Brad is known as the man who makes the complex ….simple!  And best of all he has pretty much explored every possible iPhoneography option over the last 8 years, he really does know this stuff like the back of his…..iPhone.

We reckon this might just be the best $14.99  you’ll ever spend on your iPhoneography, in fact, you’ll learn heaps about photography in general so that might make it the best investment ever for your Photography.

Want more information? Just have a look at the list of the book’s contents below.

DNG and the JPEG Limits

Why Shoot DNG
iPhone Camera Attributes
Usages for DNG

DNG Choices

Pros and Cons of DNG
Pros and Cons of JPEG
Internal and External Processing
Advanced Shooting Options

DNG Capture Apps

What to Look or in a DNG App
DNG Capture Apps Compared

Understanding DNG Exposure

The importance of Exposure
ISO Options Compared
Perfect Exposure
Underexposure and Color Shift Issues
Dealing With Clipping
ISOs for RAW
Optimal Tonal Range
Minimising Noise
ETTR and DNG

Three Ways to DNG

Regular, UniWB and TLC methods
Capture Methods Compared

Settings For DNG

Exposure Compensation Options
Histograms Explained
Clipping Indicators
White Balance Tricks
Issues with AWB
White Balance Options
Focus Options Explored
Stabilisation Options and Quirks
Release Options

Advanced Concepts

iPhone Depth Of Field Explored
Depth Of Field Exceptions
Diffraction Limits and Cures
Playing Nice With Noise
Noise Explained
Reducing Noise
Special Purpose Shooting

Getting Support

Lightweight Camera Support Options
Selfie Stick Tricks
Tripods for iPhones

Setting Up ProCamera

Setting Up ProCamera for Optimal DNG Shooting
Settings Explained

Shooting DNG with ProCamera

Shooting 3 DNG options With ProCamera
ProCamera and ETTR
Getting Perfect White Balance With ProCamera

DNG Conversions – Background Information

DNG Conversion Building Blocks
File Management
Matching DNG Conversion to Output Needs
Core DNG Conversion Apps

Lightroom Mobile Concepts and the Light Stack

Lightroom Mobile Building Blocks
Offline Editing
Profiles
Generic Terms Explained
Core Light Tools Explained
View Options
Synching

Working With Curves

RGB Curves
Parametric Curves
Color Channels Curves
Colour Theory

Editing Color

White Balance Correction
Pre-Sets Compared
Custom White Balance
TLC and White Balance
UniWb and White Balance
Vibrance and Saturation
What to Adjust

Editing Black and White

Black and White Conversions
Monochrome Color Theory
Sensor Issues and What to Avoid
TLC Twist
Grey Mix Tool

Decoding the Effects Stack

Clarity Explained
Dehaze
Vignette Tools Explored
Split Tone Options
Monochrome Effects

Cropping and Special Effects

Using the Crop Tools
Optics Correction
Presets that Work Explored

Decoding The Selective Tools

Tips for Selective Edits
Tool Controls
Special Tools Explored

Lightroom Mobile HDR

How it Works
HDR and the Future
Benefits of HDR
Tips for Better Results

Extra Information and Final Words

Little Things That Didn’t Fit Anywhere Else
TLC needs
Screen Issues
Final Tips
Upcoming eBooks
Links

Dictionary Of Terms

Comprehensive Dictionary of iPhoneography Terms

 

And you can find out about Brad Nichol the Author here:

https://iphoneraw.com/about/

 

Check out the Instagram page here:

https://www.instagram.com/zerooneimaging/

 

And this is the important one, click here to purchase from the iBooks store.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/ultimate-iphone-dng/id1274334884?ls=1&mt=11