Inspiration Archives - Photojojo

Enter the Photojojo Weekly Photo Challenge!

Here in the Photojojo office, we love, love podcasts. We listen to comedy podcasts, music podcasts, educational podcasts, and even podcasts for making podcasts.

That last one inspired and encouraged us to start our very own podcast about something we also love SO much – photography! And the Photojojo Photo-a-Week Challenge was born.

Read on for some info about how to enter our podcast challenge and learn about some of our other favorite photography podcasts.

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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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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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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, like how to film a music video in just 6 hours.

Our friend Meg is in the band Seasaw and she recently used a few Photojojo products, an app, and an iPhone to film a 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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Amazing Macros from Photojojo-ers Around the World

For your viewing pleasure, we have gathered a ton of photos taken by YOU, our Photojojo pals, using our macro cell phone lenses.

Yup. These were taken on telephones. What a talented bunch you are!

Take a look, then grab your own cell phone lenses in the shop.
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Tips for Making Your Own Oscar-Worthy Film

It’s that time of year – the stars will soon be on the red carpet, and the golden statues given once again. It’s Oscar Season!

The 2017 Academy Award nominations run the gamut of filmmaking, but they all have one thing in common – they are filmed beautifully, feature perfect lighting, and capture breathtaking audio.

We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite Oscar nominations and winners, of this year and years past, along with some tips for using Photojojo gadgets when creating your own Oscar-worthy piece of cinema.

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Throw a Photo-Fun New Years Eve Party!

We’ve all been there – a New Year’s Eve “party” with stale chips and nothing to do.

While we can’t help with the snacks, we can help with the fun – yes, there are photos involved, of course.

Use a few (or all) of these tricks and gadgets to make your New Year’s party one to remember, even as we’re all trying to forget 2016.

p.s. Don’t forget: You can save 15% on your entire order in the Photojojo Shop with the coupon “ByeSanta”, now through 1/1.

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KitSplit Giveaway Winners: It’s You!

Well, technically, we have just one grand prize winner: @camdenwalker won $200 in gear rental and gizmos!

But, we looooved seeing all your contest entries, and your big photo plans. You had so many great ideas, that we’ve decided to do what we can to turn all these dreams into reality.

We can’t giveaway everything (our accountants said no. boooo) but we can offer discounts! Use the code FALL for 20% off gear rental at KitSplit, and/or use the code DreamBig for $10 off any Photojojo order over $25.

Now, to really get your creative juices flowing, click on through for ten of our favorite photography ideas entered into the #KitJojoGiveaway.
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KitSplit: Shoot with Super Fancy Gear for Very Little Moola

We’re ‘bout to get you all geared up for photo-snapping funmazement.

We’ve teamed up with KitSplit for a great giveaway! (We’re kinda mad we can’t win ourselves).

Win $100 in Photojojo gizmos and $100 in gear rental from KitSplit.

What’s a KitSplit? We’re glad you asked. Read along for complete giveaway rules and a formal introduction to our pals, the KitSplitters.

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Macro Maven: An Interview with Ithalu Dominguez

Whenever we scroll up on an Instagram from @itha_mar, we *marvel* at her amazing knack for snapping super close-up macros, of Mother Nature’s handy work.

She’s no professional with a fancy bunch of gear, and specially trained bugs that stay extra still.

Ithalu shoots mostly with her phone. A phone! Just like that one you’ve got right there.

So, we caught up with her to find out all her secrets (in hopes of mastering bug-ography ourselves).

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