Bet you haven’t seen a camera app like this one before. It turns your whole family Japanese. Or in our case, my Japanese family into Anime. The most fun was watching hubby translate the captions into pseudo Batman english. Manga Camera, at the app store.     What’s your favorite camera app?  Check out a […]

I stumbled upon this post back in July on Business Insider and have since read it often. It is so aligned with what I believe,  I wanted to share it with my readers. Thank you  Dan Waldschmidt, Edgy Conversations  for  writing it. 20 Ways To Get What You Want Before You Even Want It 1. […]

Soon the pumpkin pie will be eaten, the turkey picked over and Santa will be waving from the back of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. Before the panic of  last minute holiday shopping sets in, here’s fodder to start thinking of those you love. Us? We love our fans. So much, we’re thinking of what they […]

Astonishing Macro Photography trending on #MacroMonday yesterday from Google+. No one warned me about the addictive nature of photography, especially when it comes to lenses. I figured one camera body and one lens would be all I ever needed.  Soon, I realized the power and the difference that variable focal lengths make in your shot. For […]

DSLR cameras have made photography much easier than in the days of loading cameras and fumbling with film. But what I see happening is an onslaught of budding photographers setting their cameras to automatic and skipping past the fundamentals. Things like cranking up ISO levels to pixelated disproportions. And including the entire kitchen sink in […]

One of my favorite pastimes when I have a moment to indulge is to connect with my Twitter friends from all over the world.  On Thursdays, starting at 10pm EST, you’ll find me under the hashtag #mediachat where journalists converse in 140 characters to learn the latest in traditional and modern media. @newsle I get […]

It’s official. Summer is half over. So before it slips completely away, put down your glass of iced cold lemonade, place your right hand over your heart and repeat after me, “I pledge to make this one of the best, most memorable summers ever.” Well done. Now let’s get started. So you’ve done the picnic […]

Facebook Interests. Not everyone knows about this fairly new feature from Facebook released only a couple of months ago. It let’s you create your own news feeds based on common interests. If you don’t know where to find it, go to “Home” at the top right corner of your Facebook page. Next, look bottom left […]

I’d intended on writing a post on how to take the perfect fireworks photo, never an easy thing to accomplish in total darkness. Problem was, I didn’t have the answer. After much experimentation last night, I got a few shots and pointers worth posting. DSLR TIPS 1. You definitely need a tripod. 2. If you […]

When my husband was publicly eyeing the very gift I had wrapped up for him for Father’s Day, I did my usual frowney eyebrow scowl and said “Hey, I already got that for you for Father’s Day!” Guess it was my ego speaking, but  I wanted the credit for coming up with it on my […]