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VERY COOL video of this father and son in new york who stuck a video camera and an iphone onto a giant helium balloon and let it take off into space, all the while recording the entire trip:

tugging at my heartstrings.  i gotta do something like that with my kiddo once he gets older…  too bad i’m a photographer and not a rocket scientist.


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October 19, 2010 at 9:58 pm

randoms, continued

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a few more iphone/shakeitphoto pics.

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July 29, 2010 at 3:35 pm

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July 26, 2010 at 11:09 am

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cool iphone/shakeitphoto pics from my boy heisler

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the dude’s just damn good, and such a nice guy too!


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March 29, 2010 at 7:33 am

more iphonin’

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sorry it’s been a while since i’ve posted last.  i’ve been busy for the past month on a big project (more about that in a future post), and is only now finding some time to mess around with this blog.  below is an assortment of iphone+shakeitphoto randoms from the past few months:

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February 24, 2010 at 11:04 pm

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so wardrobe stylist rachel esterline turned me onto this iphone app for photo:


it’s billed as a polaroid emulator for the iphone camera.  i’m kinda digging it.  no, i’m REALLY digging it.

i’ve always had a thing for shooting in squares.  my mind sees differently when composing in squares.  that’s why i’ve been devoted to hassys for just about my entire photo life thus far.

up until recently, i was a bit schizophrenic when it came to picture-taking.  when i would shoot with a 35mm-style camera (horizontal aspect), i would default to photojournalism.  but when i would switch to a square camera, something just clicked.  i became a different photographer.  i’m sure it had something to do with jiggling my mind around a bit, forcing my eyes to confront the change.

i’m sure it has absolutely nothing to do with the years and years of television that i watched growing up.  years and years of looking at a flickering horizontal screen.  nah, that had no effect on me whatsoever…

nevertheless, it’s taken me about 4 years to break myself of this habit.  i think i’m about 95% cured.

well, when i started taking with the iphone, i initially approached it from a “purist” point of view.  or at least as much as one can be a “purist” while using a cameraphone.  i didn’t want to crop, i didn’t want to do too much manipulation beyond basic toning.  if it wasn’t full frame, it was crap.

so this shakeitphoto app is me sorta breaking my own rules.  well, but only sorta, since i’m now forcing myself to shoot iphone pics with square in mind.  i’m such a rebel.

here are some pics con shakeitphoto:














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September 12, 2009 at 9:06 am

things one stumbles upon randomly when pretending to be a tourist in his home town

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video shot from my iphone.

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August 14, 2009 at 12:30 am