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9 Quick Tips For Better iPhoneography

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I found this post on Mashable and thought it was very pertenant for students who are starting out sharing photo content when self publishing.  The saturation of smart phones and photography has open a new door to shared imagery this world has never seen before.

The full post can be fount at:

via 9 Quick Tips For Better iPhoneography.

For example, I show my students how to self publish photos to a blog using their smartphone.  The photos are taken and thenemailed to a Flickr account which then automatically publish the photo to a blog with a preset template.

Example: GOOSE DROPPINGS

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Skitch – Fast screen capture, image editing and sharing!

One of the problems with taking images on your smart phone is the lack of ability to manipulate them before you send them on.  For instance, in my smartphone photo journal, I take picture and then post them directly to my blog:

http://timruebphotos.wordpress.com/2011/09/29/i-see-you/

With Skitch, I can now crop the image to get rid of unwanted (and possibly distracting) space around the subject of my image.

Annotate, edit and shareyour photos and screenshots… fast. Use Skitch to…

via Skitch – Fast screen capture, image editing and sharing!.

Skitch is becoming on of my favorite tools after taking a shot that I want to pass on to another service like Flickr or email to somone.  Give it a try and see ho w you like it.   I would love to read or see examples of how you used it.  Post your links in the comments below.


Free Photos – Free Images – Royalty Free Photos – Free Stock Photos – FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Free Photos – Free Images – Royalty Free Photos – Free Stock Photos – FreeDigitalPhotos.net.

My students are always asking where they can find images to use in their sites or blog posts.  Well this is one example you can use to fine royalty free images.

Some uses for these images:

  • background images
  • filler images to otherwise help a ‘see of text’
  • images for buttons
  • Custom headers
  • Custom footers

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