The Puffin Pad

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  From Shutterbug.com   The Puffin Pad is designed to fit over the window of your car, via a slot running the length of the underside. The circular cutout above the slot gives the Puffin Pad some “wiggle room” to facilitate shooting. It is also designed to saddle most car doors, should you lower the…

Digital Memories Offers Scanning to MiMedia’s Cloud

A look at MiMedia’s photo organizer. By Gregory Scoblete - Your-Digital-Life.com Digital Memoriesand the cloud storage service MiMedia announced a partnership that will enable Digital Memories customers the chance to have their film and album scans uploaded to MiMedia’s cloud service. MiMedia offers 7GB worth of free storage. If your scans from Digital Memories exceeds 7GB,…

Pop Photo Round Up: 6 Mobile Photo Apps We Love

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  By Pop Photo Staff on July 26, 2011   Put your smartphone’s camera to good use with these apps for both Android and Apple   If you shoot with a smartphone, you probably find its built-in camera adequate for capturing and sharing pictures but limited as an image-manipulation and editing tool. For just a…

Colorware Will Paint Your Leica D-Lux 5 for $400

  By Stan Horaczek on July 29, 2011 – PopPhoto.com   Want a Leica compact in the colors of your favorite sports team? Sure, why not?  There are plenty of limited-edition Leica cameras out there, but if you want to have a truly unique Leica camera, you can now submit it to the folks at…

Learn to Read The Light – Part 1: Portraits

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©Russel Burden By Russ Burden – TakeGreatPictures.com To become a better photographer it’s imperative you learn how to interpret the amount, angle, direction, intensity, color, and contrast of the light. Subtle changes can make the difference between a magnificent image and a mediocre one. The word, photography, literally means “to write with light.” Light is…

Sony Debuts Digital Frames in 3 Sizes

By Gary Pageau – PMA Newsline Sony Electronics, San Diego, Calif., introduced the new HD Series S-Frame, in three sizes. The new models offer AVCHD and MP4 video playback, allowing consumers to view detailed, realistic video with vivid colors and contrast directly on the units’ high-resolution LED backlight LCD screen. An advanced image processor scales…

iPhone photo apps that go beyond the lo-fi

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   By Lauren Crabbe, Macworld.comJul 28, 2011 9:30 am Yes, it is possible to take good photos on your iPhone without shoving it through a lo-fi app. And as cool as it may seem to make your party photos look like they were taken in 1976, one can’t help wonder what we will think of…