Our Favorite Photos by YOU, Photojojo-ers + A Lens Sale!

This week only, take 30% off all phone lenses in our shop!

Yup, our universal Magnetic Phone Lenses, fancy-pants iPhone Iris Lenses and the super sneaky Spy Lens. Even our multi-lens sets (that already save you some moola) are on sale.

Want to see just what these puppies can do? Check out our favorite snaps from your fellow Photojojo-ers.
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Which DSLR Lens Should You Choose?

Nothing gives you more creative control over your photo snapping, than venturing into the world of DSLR photo-ing.

You can trick out your camera with new lenses, lights, tripods, and more to get just the photo-style you’re looking for. But, figuring out what lens to pick up first can be daunting.

So, we asked our Twitter followers (that’s you! Or … it could be) what lenses they first bought (or wish they had) after their kit lens – and we got lots of great answers and advice!

We’ve put these tips into this helpful guide so buying your first lens will be easy-peasy.

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How to Get Your Photos Featured in a Photo Magazine

Your Instragram feed is flawless. You’ve got the likes, followers, fans even … what’s next?

It’s time to make the jump from your personal digital stream to the big time.

Get your work published in a real live magazine!

We spoke with Megan Breukelman, the Editor-in-Chief of Atlas Magazine – only a super inspirational digital fashion magazine + website focused on the promotion of the next generation of fashion creatives, nbd. JK, BIG HUGE DEAL.

She dished on why you would want to be published, how to even start your quest, and tips for getting accepted by your dream magazines.
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Lighting Tips for Perfect Portraits

Snapping a portrait is much more complex than pinning up a laser backdrop and requesting your subject say “cheese”.

The key to a polished look is lighting!

Read our lighting tips for making your pals look their best in any light (you might just want to add some shine to help them look their best).
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Meet The Aquapac Waterproof DSLR Case

Water and camera guts don’t mix. That’s just science. But wouldn’t a waterproof DSLR case be great?

So, give your precious DSLR the ultimate protection the Aquapac Waterproof DSLR Case!

It’s rated to keep your camera bone dry down to 30 ft below the water’s surface.

Aquapac waterproof DSLR case protects your photo snapping pal from sand, snow, rain and all your messiest adventures.

Head on over to the PJ shop to learn about our cameras’ new favorite go-to outfit.

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Personal Photo Gifts for Mom from Parabo Press

Turn your photos into amazing Mother’s Day gifts, that will certainly make you the golden child in your mother’s eyes.

With our Parabo Press app, it’s easy to order up the perfect Mom’s Day surprise made with the photos right there on your phone.

Organize your photos on your compy? No sweat. Order up a gift from the Parabo website.

Either way, Mom will love it!

Plus, you’ll save 20% on your gift with the coupon PJMOM, now through Parabo’s standard shipping Mother’s Day order deadline 5/3.
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7 Secrets of Black and White Photography

We’ve all heard it … “to master black and white photography you must learning to see in black and white” – but just how do you do that?

It can sometimes seem like actually learning to see in black and white is a skill for only the chosen few. But trust us, it’s for you too!

Here are seven (not-so-secret-anymore) secrets that will help you train your brain and expand your eye for the art of black and white photography.

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Camera Showdown: Phone v. DSLR

We’re going to answer the age old* question “What’s a better camera – a phone or a DSLR?” once and for all.**

*The actual age of the question is something like 15 year. The first camera phone was released in 2002.

**Not “for all” so much – it’s pretty subjective.

Look at our pretty chart and decide for yourself.
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Meet Your New DSLR

Ooooh, fancy new DSLR you got there!

(Or maybe you’re thinking of getting one, this guide is for you too).

There are a lot of knobs and buttons on that thing, and some day you’ll get to know them all.

But, for now, day one, we’re here to tell you our top tips for getting off of auto-mode (that’s what your phone was for!) and getting to know your new best friend.
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How Seasaw Filmed a Music Video in Just 6 Hours, and You Can Too!

We love it when our friends do cool things, especially when they’re cool photo or video things. And we love it even more when they tell us all the secrets to how they did it.

Our friend Meg is in the band Seasaw and she recently used a few Photojojo products, an app, and an iPhone to make their latest music video – a cover of Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So.”

The entire video was shot in just six hours, in a kitchen. Say whaaaat? Just how did they do it?

Below you can find Meg’s steps to music video magic, and try one or all of these tips when filming your next flick!

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