Polywall Panel – Great White Background

Polywall Panel – Great White Background
Yesterday, Larry Becker over at NAPP made a post on his Google+ page about this white plastic panel that Home Depot sells. For anyone who doesn't know who Larry Becker is, he has a blog and podcast that discusses cheaper alternates to everyday photography equipment and gear. So I head over to Home Depot to buy a panel to use as a white background for misc product shots. And I have to say for 19 bucks it does a pretty awesome job. Its flexible, but still very durable, can easily be cleaned, and rolls up pretty small. I played around shooting some objects in my living room last night. It seemed to...
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Tech Friday – Top iPad apps for Photographers

Scott has yet again come out with another holiday gift list.  This time, the top iPad/iPhone apps for photographers for 2011.  Of course Nik's Snapseed made the list, I believe to be the best, easiest, and most powerful photo editing app for the iPad. And it's only $4.99!!   Also on another note, the next issue of "Light It", the iPad exclusive digital magazine is FINALLY available.  I can't wait to get a chance to read it and interact with the magazine.  If you haven't checked out my mini review, it gives you a break down of what the magazine is all...
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Tech Friday – Scott Kelby’s Annual Holiday Gear Guide

Every year for last 6 year's Photoshop Insider Scott Kelby has released his gear guide before Christmas. As always there's wonderful ideas for any photographer.  Most of the items are pretty affordable with only a few alittle pricey.  So head over to his blog for his annual list.  Also this year he did a Top-10 Photo and Photoshop Books Holiday List     Some other great gift ideas from Kelby Media: - Kelby Training Online Subscription - NAPP Membership - Photoshop World Ticket - Kelby Training Live Seminars - Any books from Kelby...
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Texas Renaissance Festival

Texas Renaissance Festival
A couple weeks ago I went with my wife's family to the Texas Renaissance Festival outside of Houston.  Even with the record high weather for November we had a good time.     We saw a jousting show and my wife's sister went on a giant swing ride.     But the highlight of the festival was Sound & Fury. They are a comedy group who pick fun at some of Shakespearean masterpieces.  It is definitely PG-13...
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