I’ve had someone post a message via the sites contact form tonight asking which studio I use. As they made a typo when entering their email address I’ve been unable to reply. Anyone wondering where it is, here’s the address.
Snappy Snaps Bromley
31 Market Square
Secret Boards. (read the rest of the post…)
Flickr user Mike B Newton has a fun app out for the iPhone called Collage Frames Shuffle. Like Diptic it allows you to place a number of images into a rectangle. Unlike Dyptic you start by selecting the images you want to work with, be they live from the camera, an album, Facebook or Flickr. You then “shuffle” the photos layout until you find one you like. Finally dragging the photo in each frame element allows you to centre them in the way you’d like before exporting to an Album, Email, Facebook, tumbr., Flickr, twitter or instagram.
There’s also a Collage Frames Shuffle App Flickr group for showing off your results.
I’ve recently added a Sigma 8mm fisheye lens to my equipment list and have been experimenting with a number of panorama creation programs. My findings are easy to summarise: You get what you pay for, PTGui at £65 is the best I’ve found so far in terms of a program you can download to your laptop or workstation. Its ability to stitch images together is 1st class and the PTGui Pro version at ~ £130 can do HDR blending of multiple exposures for scenes with high contrast. I have found one better but it’s an online application to a closed user group. More on that in a while! (read the rest of the post…)
Driving over to my parents today to wish Dad a happy fathers day I spotted two coordinated drivers out with their cars. I wish I’d seen them both at the same time and been able to stop them, with the sun out it would have made for a fun image – him with a yellow tshirt and his yellow Fiat 500, her with a pink hoodie and her pink Fiat 500! I’ll store that away for a possible future shoot theme.
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Organised by the Ramada Encore Belfast, there are 13 hotels from the group taking part, swapping tarmac for hotel lobbies.(read the rest of the post…)
0830 this morning I was woken by my daughter. The snow had settled and she wanted to go and play. A snow ball fight with the neighbours turned into a trip to the park with their sledge.
The snow was crunchy underfoot and compacting so well that I knew this was the day for Igloo 3. (read the rest of the post…)
There’s been a mass of hype over the Mayan calendar and how the end of the world will happen in 2012. The film industry benefited from it with the blockbuster movie “2012″. Will it end with a cataclysm? Most likely not one that the rest of the occupants of planet earth would notice. But for the connected human population the death of the Internet would leave a massive hole.
Can you imagine a world with no Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, Google, Wikipedia or YouTube? (read the rest of the post…)