Claire Doyle

What do you shoot on?: An iPhone 5

When did you start smartphone photography?: Around 2012

Which social media platform do you prefer for sharing your work?: Instagram

What photography apps would you recommend?: I just use vscocam - it's free and fabulous- and super easy!

What editing software is the best value?: Vscocam in my limited experience- but I'm sure there's other gems out there

How has smartphone photography been received by the industry overall?: I feel it has really been embraced, celebrated and absolutely cultivated. The times they are a changin! 
Instagram has catipulted photography as a hobby and art form into the hands of most people with a smart phone, I feel mobile photography is respected and embraced.

What are the challenges with shooting with your phone?: I am an extremely unorganised person and so sometimes struggle to Keep on top of saving images, meaning that I have lost lots of very loved photographs when phones have been stolen/lost etc...

Name your favourite things about this kind of photography?: I love how unintrusive and under cover the actual phone is. Your tiny machine allows you to go completely unnoticed, making it an incredible tool of street photography and candid portraits. 
The ease with which it's carried in your pocket is wonderful- you're always with your camera so never miss an opportunity to observe and capture.

What has caused the biggest shift in mobile photography in the last few years?: The affordability of smart phones and so accessibility to photography from all walks of life and skill level.

Where do you see smartphone photography going in the future?: Quality soaring to new heights, knocking the DSLR out of the water!

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