The world is changing. I know, it’s always changing. No biggie. But, I think this is an especially fascinating time to live in. As someone who studied how Hollywood shifted from a vertically integrated studio system into the form we know it today, and then watched as reality TV, video games, social media, and pretty much anything requiring interaction became the new hot form of entertainment, I love seeing what is going on in terms of the way we take in information and get our daily dose of amusement. Continue reading “The BlogCademy Recap”
Month: April 2013
Adventure is Out There
I love the animated film UP, and its depiction of finding love and connection in unexpected places. If I’m honest with myself, I’ve always been a little bit scared of “life happening,” and keeping me in one place, as it did to the man in the film. As change happens all around him, his little house becomes the only quaint thing left in a blossoming city soon to gobble it up.
Caption This – Blades of Grass
Q&A: Panoramic iPhone Shots
This week’s question is from my dear friend Kaytee.
Q: How do I keep the camera steady for the panoramic setting? Where should I train my eye when trying to keep the arrow straight? -Kaytee M., New York, NY
A: I’m the first to admit, I don’t know everything. When Kaytee first asked me this question, I didn’t realize she was talking about a function right inside the iPhone camera! Lo and behold, it’s not a separate app; it’s something that takes advantage of your camera’s full recording capabilities. And, I spent the weekend figuring it out so I can answer Kaytee’s question for you.
Week in Photos
“Hello, mouse-friend!” Did you have any fun adventures this week?
How to Take the Best Selfies
I’m so excited!! My first ebook is now available on Amazon. Want to master the art of taking self-portraits on your phone? I thought so! You need this book!
Q&A: iPhone Photo Organizing
Q: What is the best way to organise picture files on the iPhone camera/iPhoto? I get so confused about albums vs streams. Thanks! –Xandra Burns, Oxford, UK.
A: An important consideration for archiving your images is what you might want to do with them in the future. Continue reading “Q&A: iPhone Photo Organizing”
Fellow creativity blogger Monique Muro interviewed me for the Passion Series on her blog, A Novel Quest — read it here!
(Photo of me by Victoria Lam.)
How to Take Photos of Toddlers
My iPhone shot of my niece, along with several tips for getting great candids of your kids, were featured this week on She Knows. Have a look at this great article by Elizabeth Weiss McGolerick, and follow her on twitter! I had a blast being interviewed by her, and love her writing her style.
And, if you have any more questions about photographing kids, be sure to submit them to Photo Q&A.
Do you have a question about how to do something specific with your iPhone camera? Submit your question, and it just might be answered as part of my new weekly feature – Q&A Mondays!
(This iPhone shot was taken in Venice, California while I was in Los Angeles for the BlogCademy last weekend!)