Happy First Day of Spring 2016

Photo captured on my iPhone outside my Dentist’s office.  I first was working on the collection of the flowers but saw the bee buzzing and carefully moved into the shot to capture the bee still on the flower.  I used the Tune Image setting in the Snapseed App and once saved also added the rustic looking frame (border) from the Snapped App. (Captured on iPhone, Edited in Snapseed App)

Textures of my favorite bridge

For those of you who are on the social media platform Instagram –  you likely know I am a huge fan of the Golden Gate Bridge that spans San Francisco and Marin counties in California, USA. This week I was at the bridge for a few minutes before an appointment and I was walking along the seawall – I captured a handful of photos using my iPhone.  Then I saw this rusty old chain and as I moved around I noticed how it was a nice “dance” with the Bridge itself.  I captured several photos but liked this the most.  I did add some processing using the Snapseed App (available for both Apple and Windows platform) using both the Tune Image setting along with the HDR Scape setting. (iPhone, Snapseed App)

How to Capture Clear Photos of Moving Kids and Animals on Your iPhone

I was asked by a student in my iPhone Photography Secrets class this week about capturing photos of their 7 year-old daughter. Here is my initial reply: While the iPhone 5 (and 4S) do have a very good camera it does have it’s limitations – there are certain scenarios where compact cameras or other higher […]

What You Need to Know About Flash Media (SD Cards)

NOTE: These are the show notes & resources presented in episode #4 of Your Technology Tutor. This program is available in the iTunes Store and can also be heard via the player at the bottom of this page. Your Technology Tutor Program Show Notes – Episode #4 Topic: What  You Need to Know About Flash […]

“Photographers Should Embrace Instagram” by Richard Koci Hernandez

Thanks to the blog Petapixel I learned of this editorial piece by photographer Richard Koci Hernandez who wrote an editorial titled ‘Photographers Should Embrace Instagram‘ Here’s a video that supports Richard’s opinion: Here is an excerpt “Smartphones have ushered in a golden age for photography. But disappointingly, much of the conversation has been focused on […]