my best shot

The day I got my DSLR, many years ago, I took a bunch of test shots having no clue what I was doing.  One of those shots I have always considered my best photo, ever, even though it was totally random and lucky.  As of yesterday, that shot has been replaced as my favorite shot […]

this week’s iOS related resources

This week’s resources relate to putting together your UI in Interface Builder – Auto Layout, Adaptive Layout, Size Classes, Dynamic Text, and mastering the Interface Builder IDE.  Additionally, we touched on architectural design patterns (MVC, MVVM, etc.).  Finally, most of my students are starting to struggle with networking via the AFNetworking library, and using Objective-C […]

Why I think my next (non-iPhone) camera will be a Fuji

I currently shoot with a Canon 5D Mark I with a 50mm 1.2L (and occasionally a 35 mm 1.4L).  My other camera of choice and convenience is an iPhone 4S.  I’m actually frequently amazed at just how good shots I can get with such an old iPhone camera…I can’t wait to upgrade to the iPhone […]

Videography on iPhone 6 plus

If I were a pro video guy I would go out and get an iPhone 6 plus for no reason mother than the mind blowing video capabilities on this thing. Optical image stabilization?!? Yeah the lens actually moves. Here’s an article about an App for pro 4K production on iPhone: Hands-on with the $1000 Vizzywig […]

a different approach

so microsoft’s strategy has been, ‘one OS for ALL devices’ Apple’s strategy is, ‘one, seamless, continuous experience across ALL devices’. It might sound like a subtle difference at first glance, but it’s a universe of a difference.  Microsoft demands the user make the same OS work no matter what device you’re on, so we find […]