Tag Archives: Snapseed

On taking risks

Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. Paulo Coelho Iphone 5c, Killington, VT. Photo by Pete Spadoni. Advertisements

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Iguanas!

These harmless but admittedly creepy critters were abundant in Aruba. They came out daily at lunchtime, looking for any scrap of food, and the only reaction from people was the occasional yelp, caused by an iguana crawling over someone’s bare … Continue reading

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That Aruban Smile

There’s nothing more welcoming than a genuine smile. This fellow’s expression, whom we spotted on an Aruban beach, shouts “Bonbini”, (welcome), to everyone who passes. “A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” William Arthur Ward Fujifilm X-S1, spot … Continue reading

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Sitting on the dock of the bay…

As seen from the Port Norfolk area of Quincy, Massachusetts. iPhone 5, Snapseed (1 and 2) and Dynamic Light (3) apps

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1971 Pontiac Firebird Formula

Steve just recently acquired this sportster and has been beaming ever since. The Pontiac Firebird was first introduced in 1967, the same year as the automaker’s platform-sharing model, the Chevrolet Camaro.  It was born to face-off against the original American … Continue reading

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Beauty, born of simplicity

“There is a profound and enduring beauty in simplicity, in clarity, in efficiency. True simplicity is derived from so much more than just the absence of clutter and ornamentation—it’s about bringing order to complexity,” said Jony Ive, Apple’s senior vice … Continue reading

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Geometry around us

Friday night “sketching” as we walked through a popular shopping/dining destination, I couldn’t help but notice that lines, angles, circles and shapes were visible in all directions. “There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in … Continue reading

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Workflow to go: Across the pond, Florida style

You’ve probably learned by now that I’m fond of taking photos, editing them and sharing them all with my iPhone. I’m calling that process “Workflow to go”and will occasionally post a photo, with details of the mobile editing process, under … Continue reading

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One more look

Taken at The Moving Wall, using Camera Noir on my iPhone, edited with Snapseed.

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While waiting for the dentist today…

8:35. Ten minutes before my dental appointment, I scan some newsfeeds on my iPhone, spotting a post on a new black and white (only) photo app titled Camera Noir. 8:36. I read some positive reviews, and despite there being no … Continue reading

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In search of “vibrancy”

“Every city is either vibrant these days or is working on a plan to attain vibrancy soon. The reason is simple: a city isn’t successful – isn’t even a city, really – unless it can lay claim to being ‘vibrant.’” … Continue reading

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The “light” of the Irish

Sometimes the stars align: the light, the subject, the time of year, all come together.  One more from the Keltic Krust, the West Newton bakery/café with a distinctive Irish theme, recently visited with my daughter.  Our table was next to … Continue reading

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One out of four

“One out of four people in this country is mentally unbalanced. Think of your three closest friends; if they seem OK, then you’re the one.” Ann Landers (American Advice columnist, 1918-2002) Does this apply to photographers? 😉 iPhone 5, edited … Continue reading

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In a coffee shop, darkly

While waiting in a Dunkin Donuts shop, with iPhone 5, edited in Snapseed. Who knew?

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The Panini, reimagined

Dad’s famous Panini recipe, experienced this past Saturday afternoon: Two slices of Scali Italian bread, amply encrusted with sesame seeds. Ham Swiss cheese Sliced tomato Mayo Grill both sides until outside crunches, inside oozes Almost done… Add sidelight from a … Continue reading

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Oasis

This facility is located in what is actually a very nice public playground outside of Boston and was not quite as uninviting as I made it out to be. Alternative title, “Any port in a storm”. iPhone 4, edited with … Continue reading

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“The windows of my soul…”

“The windows of my soul are made of one-way glass, don’t bother looking into my eyes if there’s something you want to know, just ask”. Ani DiFranco, American singer, guitarist, poet, and songwriter How refreshing and direct!  iPhone 4, edited … Continue reading

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Nik’s Snapseed for iPhone – a follow up

Yesterday I posted that this highly regarded photo editing app for the iPhone (as well as iPad and iPod Touch) was free only through today. Well, I’ve had a little more time to test the app and I have to … Continue reading

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iPhone Photogs: free Nik app for limited time

If you are an iPhone photographer, you’ll want to take note of this opportunity. Nik Software, a long time respected developer of post processing applications for the digital darkroom, recently introduced an iPhone photo app named Snapseed. It’s been met … Continue reading

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