About Objective Scenes:

Objective Scenes is a group blog dedicated to the art of mobile photography. The blog features regular contributions from Doc, Troy, Tyson, and Victoria, as well frequent guest contributors and photos submitted to our Flickr group. All pictures are shot and edited exclusively on mobile devices (iPhones, Android, etc).

We love seeing new work from our friends. If you’d like to submit work to the Objective Scenes blog, please add your image to our OS Flickr group. Remember, all photos must be shot and edited with an iPhone, Android device, Razr, or similar mobile device. Adding the device and apps used to your photos description is also a big help for us.

Our Photos:

Cross That Line

Cross that line

A piece created with Filterstorm, Decim8, and the awesome new Tangent App for iOS.

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Stick Together

Sticking together

You can never go wrong with puppies, right? I spotted these guys in Heron’s Head park and wanted to see how they look on the blog.

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Time Slips Away

Shot through the window of a bus on a rainy day. Edited with Camera+.

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Such Great Heights: Hiking through Tenaya Canyon

Tenaya canyon

Back from a crazy adventure through Tenaya Canyon, a dangerous and less travelled hike in Yosemite National Park. The scary parts were scary and the scenic parts were few and far between. I’ve never been much of a nature photographer, but I’m happy with a few of these shots from the trip. Wish I’d brought my iPro lens kit along, but I’m glad I decided to carry my iPhone 4S in a LifeProof case.
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A passenger on the Market Street Railway waits for his stop.

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Embarcedero Center in San Francisco is full of interesting lines and geometric patterns. Every time I walk through the buildings I find something new to shoot, or a new way to shoot a familiar area.

This image was made with Hipstamatic using the excellent Olloclip fisheye lens.

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Messing around with the SnapDot app for iOS. It’s well designed, with cool animation UI tweaks, but at 638X639 pxls wide, it’s just too damn low res. Hoping they fix this in an update soon.

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Fireworks and “Flashjacking” on the 4th


From our perch upon a rooftop in the Mission, we could barely see the “official fireworks” launched from the pier… but that’s okay, because we were surrounded by the best illegal fireworks in the city. At 19th and Folsom, we had huge explosions launching a block or two in just about any direction. So I set my iPhone on a tripod, and used the Lightbomber app to capture long exposure shots of friends, as the fireworks popped behind them. I then popped off color filtered flashes manually from an external camera flash (for the shots below).
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“Horces in the wild” by Hochlander

This painterly image by Yuriy Leskiv (AKA Hocklander) was found in the Objective Scenes Flickr group. It was made with Camera+, AutoPainter, PSexpress, and Filterstorm.

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More Sunday Streets in the Mission

Penny Farthing Thoughts

Another batch of Sunday Streets photos from the Mission. Taken with 645 PRO. See the last batch here.
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“Asleep At The Wheel” by Grateful Ghoul

This image of a driver napping in Rome was found in the Objective Scenes Flickr Pool. Thanks for your contribution, Grateful Ghoul!

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Riding The City Streets

Captured on Market Street near Church.

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“The Night Glow” by Ariel Dovas

This image from Ariel Dovas makes me feel like I am sitting in my car on a rainy night. I particularly like the way the water on the windshield diffuses the streetlights.

Found in the Objective Scenes Pool on Flickr.

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Jell-o (as seen from above)

Best in Show award (as seen from above)

A shot of the Best of Show trophy at this year’s Jell-o Shot Bake Off.

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“The Sea Separates Me” by Deb Evans Braun

This experimental image by Deb Evans Braun, made with the Decim8 app, was found in the Objective Scenes Flickr pool. Thanks for letting us feature the image, Deb!

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