Using an iPhone to take magazine pics misses the point about iPhoneography

The new March issue of Bon Appetit includes photos taken with an iPhone, but getting there was not always picture-perfect.

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Bon Appétit’s March 2016 issue has 43 pages full of photos that were taken with an iPhone. You can look at the digital version of the photos here, and to our naked eye they good enough to be in a magazine. But after reading about the struggle that Bon Appétit photographers experienced using an iPhone to get these amazing shots, we can’t help but think that they missed the point about iPhoneography: It doesn’t have to be this damn hard.

In this episode of The iPhone Show, watch as we go through all the difficulties that comes with using an iPhone to put together a print magazine. Was the gimmick worth having to reshoot a fried chicken sandwich several times? Let us know in the comments.

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