Move Over NYFW, The iPhone 5 Has Arrived

If there’s one thing that could disrupt our unhealthy obsession with #NYFW tweets, it’s the announcement of the iPhone 5. That’s right. After months of speculation, we finally get to see what the geniuses at Apple have been creating. And the result? The biggest difference is the screen – it’s much taller, that, and the dock connector is different (thanks a lot, Apple). But the best news is that it’s equipped with LTE connectivity, meaning our mobile shopping addiction is about to kick into overdrive.

The camera on the new iPhone is about the same as the 4S, though the color resolution is a bit better. This is sure to be welcome news for the fashion photography world, who (according to SHIFT) is now offering Instagrams from New York Fashion Week on Getty Images (hello, new wall art):

“Getty just has four photographers faux-Instagramming Fashion Week (they mostly shoot events with conventional, professional cameras). Three use an iPhone or Android app to take the shots, while one shoots the photos on his traditional camera, processes the images using the Instagram app on iPad, and then sends them to Getty. The Instagrams are more of a side project, as they are for many professional photographers at Fashion Week. Of its 20,000 Fashion Week photos so far, just 73 — 0.04 percent — are Instagrams [sic].”

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September 12, 2012