I have a confession to make. I have been working with animated gifs for several years.  I believe it to be an art form unto its own.  The movie above was done August 8th, 2011.  At that time, the technology to create Cinemagraphs was difficult, crude, not at all intuitive, expensive to work with since it took more […]

If you are like millions of other photographers, the personal work usually ends up getting shot on the one camera you always have with you – your phone.  If that phone happens to be an Apple iPhone capable of running IOS-8+ Santa Clause may have just come early for you this year. So what does […]

When we visit places and towns we (Bettina and I) want to have a very compact yet comprehensive gear set with us. Finding the right bag is always a challenge. Here are some criteria for us: We need to carry two sets of mirrorless cameras (video and stills) with a focal range from about 24-28mm […]

Sometimes, you don’t need a reason to create something beautiful, other than just the urge to do it.  This is the philosophy I feel behind texBlend, the iDevice texture blending product brought to market by Uwe Steinmueller, my close friend, frequent contributor here, and owner of OutBackPhoto.com.  texBlend is not a product with a compelling […]

The Latest From DigitalOutBackPhoto: FolioBook for iPad The iPad is an excellent device to show your portfolios to clients or friends. Unfortunately the Photos app is not really very good to show your work. The main reason is that the Photos app is a photo browser (even a very limited at that). When you show images […]