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Watch Me Talk about The iPad for Photographers on “Your Mac Life”

I want to extend my thanks to Shawn King, who had me as a guest on his Your Mac Life show this week. We talked about the book, and what’s new in the second edition, wireless photo transfer devices, and more. We even gave a free copy of the book to a listener in Sweden! ...

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Watch Me Talk about The iPad for Photographers on “Your Mac Life”

I want to extend my thanks to Shawn King, who had me as a guest on his Your Mac Life show this week. We talked about the book, and what’s new in the second edition, wireless photo transfer devices, and more. We even gave a free copy of the book to a listener in Sweden! ...

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iUSBportCamera Update Adds Features

HyperDrive has released an update to its iUSBport app that drives the iUSBportCamera wireless device. The iUSBportCamera connects to your DSLR’s USB port and enables you to control the camera from your iPad. According to the (minimal) release notes, the new app adds HDR and Time Lapse capture modes, background downloading, and updated firmware for ...

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New Book! With a Twist: Take Control of Your Digital Photos

We’re drowning in digital photos. It’s so easy to capture a photo these days—from dedicated cameras as well as camera-enabled smartphones—that we’re storing more shots than ever. That’s good news! People are capturing memories that would otherwise fade away, and learning more about how to view the world. But the volume of photos has become ...

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Canon EOS M Firmware Update Improves Autofocus

This is encouraging: A new 2.0.2 firmware update finally improves the laggy autofocus of the Canon EOS M. The EOS M is a great camera that was initially hobbled by pretty bad autofocus (a reality I address in my book Canon EOS M: From Snapshots to Great Shots). Check out a video comparison of the ...

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Triggertrap Flash Adapter Enables High Speed Shots

Here’s a cool new invention: Triggertrap, which makes an iOS app for triggering a camera, just announced the Triggertrap Flash Adapter. I wrote about Triggertrap in the second edition of the book because it does much more than just remotely activating the camera’s shutter—you can set up long-exposure or intervalometer-timed shots and set them off ...

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Photographing the Fremont Solstice Parade

For many years while living in Seattle, I didn’t attend the Fremont Solstice Parade. The reasons had more to do with logistics and timing—it wasn’t convenient when we lived in Renton, which is further south, but now we’re a short bus ride away from the Fremont neighborhood (which hails itself as “the center of the ...

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Best apps for pro photographers at iMore.com

Leanna Lofte at iMore.com has a good article listing apps for pro photographers that isn’t just a collection of image editors. In fact, there isn’t any editing involved here. Instead, Lofte spotlights apps for handling the business side of being a photographer, tracking expenses, and getting model releases (such as Easy Release, which I feature ...