If you are interested in mirroring on the iPhone at all and you haven’t heard of Mirrorgram you are missing out. It’s just about everything you could ask for in a mirroring app. You can snap a photo in the app or load one in, but the real beauty of it is once you are mirroring an image you can move it around to get the mirror just right. Above are a couple images I ran through Mirrorgram. The first one is a photo of a hanging light in my living room. I then mirrored it on a 45 degree angle to get the slit of light and then brought it back in to Mirrorgram again. The second one is a photo I took of a type poster and then ran it through PXL to get the jagged triangle pattern and then through Picfx to get the colour and the grain. I brought it into Mirrorgram to get the different patterns you see above.

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alex ferko says:

February 21, 2013 at 5:00 am

I really appreciate all the helpful information and techniques that you share both here and on instagram. I can’t tell you how much some of these tricks have radically changed the way I approach my work. Through them, I’ve discovered the importance of using my phone (not as some silly device, often clutched-compulsively through some demented text-message-related reflex), but as a powerful tool used for experimenting, and testing ideas. More often than not, experimenting through my my phone has proven to be an important way of overcoming creative block.

So, once again, thank you!


mg33 says:

February 21, 2013 at 10:10 am

Thanks for this post. Diptic was great for this until they ruined it by trying to make it 4 apps in one. I’ll have to give this a try, because I’ve been super frustrated using techniques I once used very easily on Diptic.


Seth Hardie says:

February 23, 2013 at 9:35 pm

@alex Good to hear man. It’s changed a whole lot for me. Its like having a pocket sketchbook powered by photoshop.

@mg33 @nick glad you guys liked it. Happy to share.


Zilane says:

March 11, 2013 at 8:20 am

Wow! So many creative ideas! A few years ago when we lekacd space for a real tree, I use two tomato cages that were shaped like cones and stacked them. Then I cut strips of silver paper and folded each strip over the grids of the cage. As I filled each row on the grid with folded strips it began to take the shape of a pine tree atop a mountain side. I then added a white stick on white sparkle to each strip and placed a light inside the tree. It was pretty and simple.