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New Image File Format for iPhone

Apple Drops its Jpegs.

If you’ve been moving files from your iPhone to your PC recently, you’ll have noticed that Apple are no longer saving or storing files as ‘jpeg’ on the iPhone.  Instead the file extension reads ‘HEIC.’  It stands for ‘HIGH EFFICIENCY IMAGE CODING.’ and it came with the latest iPhone update.  It’s not new, and iPhone didnt even invent it, but incorporating it into the new iPhone image software is seen by Apple as the way forward for the future, after all jpegs have been around the internet for about 25 years.

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Old Technology and New Technology

Remington and Apple!

In a combination of Old and New technology, I made this image on the iPhone, using my brilliant new ‘Hueless’ App.  I noticed this old Remington typewriter sitting on a sideboard at a wedding in Brownlow House, Lurgan.  I suspect it was supplied by the bride or the wedding planner.  Regardless of how or why it was sitting there, it looked like a good subject for a photograph!

I imported it to Photoshop (the iOS version) and tweaked it just a tiny bit, to produce this rather pleasing image, where the manufacturer’s name is nicely highlighted against the low-key natural background …

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