Monthly Archives April 2013

Macro images using the ipad

April 29, 2013 Photography  One comment

I really wanted to show you a few experiments I did today.  I don’t actually have any kind of tutorial for this, it’s all  trial and error.

I was perusing the app store and saw they had ‘softbox’ apps for the ipad and was intrigued.  I figured, why spend money on an app when all you’re doing is pulling up a photo on the ipad and using that.  So what I did was created a few of my own ‘backgrounds’ (sized 2048 pixels by 2048 pixels) from free images online and sent them to my ipad.  I set up my Canon 7D and Canon 100mm 2.8 macro lens on the tripod and just started to mess around.

I’m sure there’s all kinds of lenses that you could use to create this if you don’t have a macro lens but as long as you pick a lens that allows you to get close enough to your subject without showing the sides...

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iphone 5 Videos

April 8, 2013 Videos  No comments

First up, just a little note if you’re not subscribed to this blog…

Don’t forget to check out the free downloads I’ve been posting lately, there’s a preset for Nik Silver Efex, a Photoshop action for getting your photos ready for facebook, a new Google+ timeline cover and more.  Check everything out HERE.

I’ve been uploading a few more various videos to Youtube lately and figured I’d link them all here if you’d like to check them out.

Here’s one from yesterday, I went outside and found this snake eating a frog on our bar-b-q grill…this was shot with the iphone5…please excuse the cursing ;-)  My husband put the snake and it’s meal out into the pasture...

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