Published November 21, 2012
Basically a Pro Camera. For Your Phone.
There’s a subtle beauty to a steaming bowl of them.
Rich color. Billowing steam. Brick of butter slowly melting between yam-cliffs.
They deserve to be photographed tomorrow. Repeatedly. Gravy, too.
This should help: 645 Pro
, an app that turns your phone into a legit piece of Annie
Leibovitz–caliber photog-weaponry, available now for iPhone.
Sure, you could try to stuff your regular manual digital camera into your pants tomorrow. But instead,
you’ll use this as your memory-maker. It looks just like the back of a real manual camera. Only it’s on
your phone. With instant access to everything you need to shoot Thanksgiving (or New Year’s...) like a
So let’s say you see a perfect shot arising at the candlelit dinner table. You’ll pull this out, set the
faux knob on the touchscreen to night vision and, when the focus and exposure are just right, tap the
shutter release button. Boom. Turkey Day perfection immortalized.
But if you really love your Instagram tones, you’ll be happy to know that this has seven color and
black-and-white modes inspired by classic film stock. You can even shoot in multiple format ratios.
Cranberry sauce in 6-by-17 panoramic is pure poetry.