My iPhone is filled with over 150 photography apps. You could say I am a little addicted to iPhoneography and the simplicity of shooting and editing images from the best pocket camera.
Once in a while there comes an app that stands out because of its creativity and appeal. A couple of weeks ago I grabbed the ‘Bleach Bypass’ app by fotosyn. It’s a nice, clean and simple app that is easy to use. It replicates the traditional photographic technique of the partial or complete skipping of the bleaching function during the processing of colour film. By doing this, the silver was retained in the emulsion along with the color dyes. The result was a black and white image over a color image. The images usually would have reduced saturation and exposure latitude, along with increased contrast and graininess. The Bleach Bypass app does an incredible job of matching these results. Here are a few example images I have created using Bleach Bypass: