Tag: ipad

‘Meet the iPad & iPad mini’ ebook now available, just $2.99

Shortly after I wrapped up the manuscript for my book The iPad Air & iPad mini Pocket Guide, Fifth Edition, I updated the best-selling short ebook spinoff that Peachpit and I have released for several editions. That title is now available as a $2.99 ebook: Meet the iPad & iPad mini. It’s the perfect introduction ...

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Shawn Blanc: Grandpa’s iPad

Great, touching post by Shawn Blanc about his grandfather, who is legally blind, using the iPad as a camera: At first, I wanted to snicker. But how could I? If my Grandpa wants to use an iPad to take a picture of his grandson and great grandson, then who cares? Certainly not me. … My ...

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Ebook Deal of the Week: 50% Off The iPad for Photographers

[Alas, the deal has expired. However, you can still get the 45% off print books using the code CMPRI2013 and up to 60% off ebooks and videos using the code CMDIG2013 for Peachpit’s Cyber Monday deals.] For this week only, The iPad for Photographers, Second Edition is Peachpit’s Ebook of the Week! Get the book ...

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New Seattle Times Column: Nature and Technology

I’m still on a fantastic photography workshop (led by Mason Marsh), so I took the opportunity to write about the collision of technology and humanity among the participants. Nature plus technology can focus on improving our lives

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Article: Tips for iPad Photo Retouching

The iPad is a great photo viewer, but does it have enough oomph to handle photo retouching? Yes! In my latest article at Peachpit.com, I look at several ways to edit photos on the iPad, including red-eye removal, removing unwanted objects in the image, and compositing: Tips for iPad Photo Retouching

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Talking iPad Photography on Mac Power Users Podcast

I’ve had the great pleasure to do several podcasts and interviews about The iPad for Photographers, Second Edition. Last week I talked to the wonderful David Sparks and Katie Floyd for their Mac Power Users Podcast (listen to the episode here). In it, we talk about all sorts of iPad photography topics, but mostly I’m ...

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Article: Take Great Photos with Your iPad

It’s getting hard to escape it. This weekend, I visited the Ballard Locks and in the below-ground viewing area for the fish ladder (a series of “gates” the Army Corps of Engineers created to enable salmon to safely pass through the locks and spawn in fresh water) a tourist was taking photos of the fish…using ...

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Using ShutterSnitch on the iPhone

On my iPad for Photographers blog, I wrote about how I turned to ShutterSnitch on my iPhone—more often than on my iPad—to transfer many of my photos at Disneyland. Although the iPad is much lighter than a laptop, I found it easier to carry just the iPhone around the park. (I know, lots of ShutterSnitch ...

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Article: iPad cameras have improved but still trip my shudder

http://seattletimes.com/html/businesstechnology/2020869525_ptechpracticalmac27xml.html

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Come See Me at Macworld/iWorld 2013

The Macworld/iWorld conference is next week, and in addition to roaming the conference I’ll be participating in a few events. ✭ On Thursday, January 31, I’m appearing at the Macworld Live Stage at 2:00 p.m. to participate in a photo/video panel with fellow Macworld contributors Derrick Story, Gary Adcock, Mark Spencer, and Gary Yost. ✭ ...