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Musings: On the Eve of the iPad

April 2, 2010 – 3:44 pm | 2 Comments
Apple iPad

The iPad will change in a very big way how we receive content and information. I believe the iPad will create new industries and rescue old ones.

Developers Respond to My Rant on Low-res 320×480 Apps

April 1, 2010 – 12:10 pm | 2 Comments
Developers Respond to My Rant on Low-res 320×480 Apps

Recently I posted a rant about the glut of low-res apps. There were many excellent comments on the post, including several from developers.

Thought for the Day, 03.28.10

March 28, 2010 – 10:36 am |
Thought for the Day, 03.28.10

It’s a great quote and I thought I’d share it here.

Rant: It’s Not a Crusade Against All 320×480 Apps

March 19, 2010 – 8:42 am | 26 Comments
Sample super low resolution output

One of my biggest peeves in the App Store is the recent glut of super-low-res photo apps. These are the apps that save images at 320×480 pixels (or less). Seriously, that’s 0.154 megapixels. The original VGA resolution from the late 1980′s was 640×480 pixels.

Happy New Year from Marty and Life in LoFi!

January 1, 2010 – 4:09 pm |
Happy New Year from Marty and Life in LoFi!

By now, all 24+ timezones are into a new year and a new decade. I hope 2010 is a good one for all of you and I wish you success in all of your pursuits, …

Merry Christmas from Marty and Life in LoFi

December 25, 2009 – 11:28 am | One Comment

However you are spending your day today, whether it’s in snow, on a beach, in a city our out in the country, I wish you the merriest of Christmases this year.

Life In LoFi is back to our normal schedule

December 19, 2009 – 1:50 pm | 2 Comments
Life In LoFi is back to our normal schedule

We’re back. I’ve got a long list of reviews to post, images to show and links to share. Enough gabbin’. Back to work….

Thought for the Day: Color Splash

October 22, 2009 – 1:20 pm |
Thought for the Day: Color Splash

Look for isolated, vivid colors and experiment.

Thought for the day, 10.15.2009

October 15, 2009 – 1:54 pm |
Thought for the day, 10.15.2009

You don’t have to photograph everything.

In Seattle: Kicking the tires of ProCamera for iPhone today

October 3, 2009 – 12:10 pm |
In Seattle: Kicking the tires of ProCamera for iPhone today

Today, I’m in Seattle taking ProCamera by Daemgen.net for a test. My default camera app has been Camera Genius, despite its lack of a quality zoom. My default digital zoom lens app is the excellent …

To Seattle

October 2, 2009 – 3:31 am |
To Seattle

October 2, 2009
Stacy and I are returning to Seattle for the second time this year. The first time back in February wasn’t a photo trip, even with an SLR. It was a 24 hour mileage …

Welcome and my thoughts on LoFi

September 30, 2009 – 6:03 pm | 2 Comments
Welcome and my thoughts on LoFi

Basically, LoFi photography is making art out of snapshots.