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Instagram for Android: Take back your filtered squares

Love it or hate it, Instagram has made (gratuitous use of) filters the norm and changed how folks share mobile photos. For most of the app’s lifespan, Instagram was only available for iOS… until recently, when it finally became available for Android. Despite all the outcries from iOS fanboys enthusiasts, the recent addition of Android …




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Camera360 brings HDR and other camera effects to Android

What can I say, I’m a sucker for contrast. I’ve always admired high contrast, black and white photographs. More recently, I’ve developed a thing for high dynamic range (aka HDR) images; I simply can’t get enough of ’em.
While Apple has recently-ish added the ability to take native HDR images to its iThings, Android’s stock camera …


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Happy Declaration of Independence Day, America!

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3 Free Apps to Make Your Android Photos More Incredible

I’m not talking about improving your photos of Androids, but rather the photos taken with your Android device. With over 50K apps and counting available in the ever-expanding Android Market, there is no shortage of options for camera-related apps. That said, I’ve come across three particularly useful and fun Android apps to make your regular …




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How-to: Setup your own Twitter photo site with WordPress

There are plenty of capable third-party services that make uploading and sharing mobile photos simple and easy, such as Twitpic, yfrog, and Flickr, to name a few. But what if you want more control over how the content is displayed, and perhaps more importantly, where and how the images are stored (i.e. control over your …




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The Freshest and Best Guinness Draught in the World

Today, while on assignment in Dublin, Ireland, I had a chance to visit the world famous Guinness Storehouse – home of the freshest and best Guinness draught (aka draft, for my fellow Yanks) in the world! I can sum up my experience in one word – DELICIOUS! (more pics after the jump)


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2009 San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show highlights

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Enjoy this rapid-fire highlight reel from the 2009 San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show.


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Down Under: A collection of photographs from Australia

I’ve posted a (flash) gallery of photographs from my recent trip Down Under. Hope you enjoy – cheers!




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Photo of the Day: Plaza de España Tower Silhouette

Plaza de España Tower SilhouetteSeville, Spain • October 2002 • Nikon Coolpix 2500




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Photo of the Day: A King of the Masai Mara

A King of the Masai MaraMasai Mara, Kenya • August 2008 • Nikon D60