Scrapbooking goes mobile

Scrapbooking goes mobile

I was once at a scrapbooking party where each of us had the simple (or not so simple) task of creating a page for my friend’s baby book. There were piles of paper, letters, shapes, designs, and it took me a long time to figure out what to pick and choose. It...
Video for those of us who don’t mind looking old

Video for those of us who don’t mind looking old

Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ve probably seen a picture or two shot with one of the retro-inspired apps, like Hipstamatic, which create images reminiscent of a 1970’s Polaroid picture. My favorite thing about those apps is that they...
Adorably ironic camera bags ahoy!

Adorably ironic camera bags ahoy!

Back in the day, there were two choices for your camera bag: black faux leather or the padded canvas cube meant to hold a $5000 pro camera and lenses. I had to nestle my tiny point-and-shoot in a bed of socks to keep it from rattling around next to all the film...
Instagram for insta-photo sharing goodness

Instagram for insta-photo sharing goodness

If you’re on Twitter or Facebook, you may be seeing some friends posting and sharing their photos through a service called Instagram and wondering what exactly it is. And why their photos look so awesome.Instagram is a free iPhone app that is essentially a...
A digital camera for the littlest shutterbugs

A digital camera for the littlest shutterbugs

Holiday time is of course a photographer’s paradise for capturing family memories. I encourage the kids in our family to take pictures, which provides a great “kid’s eye view” into own traditions and activities–and the fact that my own...
Send your holiday greetings 2.0-style this year

Send your holiday greetings 2.0-style this year

The holiday cards are starting to trickle in and it’s always such a treat to receive greetings from dear family and friends from near and far. With each one, I’m reminded that we need to get moving on ours as well (as opposed to our Happy New Year card in...
Couch handmade camera straps turn old into new.

Couch handmade camera straps turn old into new.

The klutz that I am, a camera strap is an absolute must-have, particularly when it comes to my extra special fancy DSLR. However, I’m not so keen on being an advertisement for it, and I’ve been scouring Etsy to find something a little cooler. Related: 6...

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