When is an iPad not an iPad?

sj.jpgOk, perhaps it is actually β€œmagical and revolutionary”. Or perhaps we’re just moving toward the day that yes, there really is an app for that.

Smart phones and tablet computers are set to explode this year, but what will really move the hardware is innovative software created by developers who can see beyond the traditional fare that is currently available on the software menu. Continue reading “When is an iPad not an iPad?”

Cool! Online lighting diagram creator – photography

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I'm looking for tools to help me set up this year's Christmas dog photo session, and I came across this nifty online application:

"Photography lighting diagrams made easy with this online tool: use the drop down menus, select objects, drag them, rotate them, change their layers then export your diagram to JPEG or save its URL."



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Get back to where you want to be

Originally uploaded by bgrier

Today I picked up one tool that my photography kitbag has been missing for a while, a flash slave trigger.

And this one of the first shots taken using it. Beer, of course πŸ™‚

Slave was a Vivitar 283 sitting about 60 degrees to the right of the glass, triggered by an on-camera Vivitar 285 bouncing off the ceiling.

I can tell I’m going to have fun with this puppy πŸ™‚

(posted via Flickr)