An Apple iPhone 6 plus a professional photographer equals pure awesomeness


Meet Kevin Russ. He is a professional photographer that fancies his trusty Apple iPhone 6 and usually takes it alongside his time-tested Canon F-1 DSLR camera when he is out in the wild. What's more, he usually leaves his professional camera aside and takes photos truly awesome photos with Cupertino's flagship. Yes, you read that right, Kevin Russ is one of the many proves that it's not the camera, but the photographer who takes a good picture.

Of course, most of the images Russ has taken during his long treks in the wild have been edited to some extent. You got it right, the photographer also admits that most of the tweaks he has applied to his awesome photos have been done entirely on the very same iPhone, with the aid of VSCO Cam, one of the more notable photography apps available for iOS and Android. What's more, the latter has been used to upload said images to the web.

Check out some of Kevin Russ' jaw-dropping creations right below.


Society6 Presents // Photographer Kevin Russ from Society6 on Vimeo.

source: Kevin Russ via BGR

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  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
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84 Comments

1. TechNeck

Posts: 649; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

Epic. :D Made #24 my wallpaper

41. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

I am not impressed cause any professional photographer with the right software can enhance any picture. It's not the iPhone 6, it's the professional skills with the post picture editing. So yes it's the photographer. I am sure he can do what with a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 or a Google Nexus 6. -_-

51. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Wow SAE, that's a straight up hater post.

59. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Actually, its true. The best pictures are created not taken. Ask any photographer. Standard photo could look much better after touch up.

60. Muayyad

Posts: 240; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

Android 5 with RAW capability will do wonders.

84. MrDropgift

Posts: 7; Member since: Sep 17, 2014

Agree 100% I do this myself

64. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

You have to agree with him jedii, none of these are original images, post processed. But they look great nonetheless.

76. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

He's rite, I had to give him a jab though

67. Bertelgeus

Posts: 126; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

It doesn't matter: Pros willingly try to utilize iPhones' features while Android vendors like Samsung HAVE TO PAY them for that. And that's a huge difference.

71. Nathillien unregistered

LOL. If you thing that this "pro" was not paid by Apple then you are delusional. The same goes for this entire article. Peeps, you need to know that whenever you see the name Apple or iPhone or iPad ... all this is PAID in some form or another.

78. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Yeah, some of these are amazing. But it's the subject that's amazing, not the actual camera or post processing.

2. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Forgotten butthurt Lumia 1020 users hate comments incoming.. in 3..2..1..

3. razraptre

Posts: 168; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Assholes trying to ignite a fanboy war coming in 3...2...oh wait...

6. pitzy

Posts: 42; Member since: May 15, 2014

already here :))

36. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

They are everywhere! But why isn't my 1020 in this comparison, but why didn't they include 1020, but why, but why.. Getting sick and tired of it. No one cares for your old 1020. The new king is note 4 with 6 plus closely.

43. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

Why is it that you are the one either talking down on any wp related news or bringing them into the comments? I'm pretty sure it's you that everyone is tired of seeing comments to from. You are like a child with ADD. now quiet down or I'll tell your mom my to give you the spanking you need and crave.

12. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Judging by your comments, you seem one of the most "butthurt" users on PA.

32. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

butthurt is a immature word for anyone to use.

4. pitzy

Posts: 42; Member since: May 15, 2014

no. 17 - Walter White's RV lol cool pictures tough i think something is sewing with white rope here..

5. Daytonadave17

Posts: 54; Member since: Oct 26, 2013

Yes the Lumia 1520 and 1020 or any other newer flagship phone can take the same pictures! he just so happens to be in a beautiful place! Lol. that means everyone needs to start taking even more pictures! :)

10. NexusKoolaid

Posts: 493; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

+1000 The type of phone doesn't matter. The location doesn't matter. It's all about the skill of the photographer. A good photographer can do better with any smartphone than an amateur with an SLR. So yeah, people should start taking more pictures and working up their skills.

21. gregoryyy3 unregistered

Spoken like true fanboys haha wake up

39. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Spoken like someone that actually knows something about photography*. But we should all listen to you right? The one that thinks a camera is capable just because a "pro" uses it. A pro could use a 50 euros camera and take better pictures than you with your beloved iPhone.

31. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Give him a 2MP camera phone and bing him to dump yard...... Let's see your skills. Dude then why professional photographer take photos with their SLR, why why....... I correct u, best photography means: good place + good camera + good skills + good timing = good photography

37. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

I have seen horrible photos in the prettiest of places where I live. Open your facebook and you will see 99% of horrible photos of nice places. Your point doesn't make sense.

7. TournaFlyer

Posts: 27; Member since: Sep 20, 2014

Wow...i mean...uh...just, WOW!

8. TheDave1022

Posts: 6; Member since: Oct 01, 2014

I'm not saying the iPhone doesn't take great pictures (I'm an Android guy), but those 8 MP photos will look terrible when printed out or scaled out for larger stuff. A professional can make almost any modern camera/phone take good pictures. The iPhone is the best at taking pictures for a phone, but I don't see why any professional would use it unless they are a blogger.

19. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

The best in a phone? I don't think so. Of the best? Yes. Lumina 1020, 1520 and Note 4 are the kings and all other phones simply bow down to them.

25. pulkit1

Posts: 354; Member since: Jul 03, 2014

lol. nope 1020 , 1520 yes but note 4 is no better than 6 plus .

35. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

The Note 4 is superior, deal with it.

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