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GeoMapLookup for iOS has been Updated for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Saturday, December 6th, 2014 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 13:37

My iOS app GeoMapLookup has been Updated for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. It now makes use of the larger displays these devices come with. You can get the app on the App Store. Release Notes for GeoMapLookup 1.4: iOS 8 compatibility Updated GUI to make use of the larger iPhone 6 and iPhone […]

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Custom URL Shorteners and Why You Don’t Need Them Anymore

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 18:21

I no longer own the domain isne.at. The URL shortener at http://isne.at (is neat) was my private URL shortener for Twitter back when they didn’t have their own. The shortener (and URL forwarding) will be deactivated and the isne.at URLs in my blog posts (Twitter Updates) replaced with the original ones. Unfortunately there is no […]

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Printing from iOS (to a PDF) using Mountain Lion

Saturday, January 12th, 2013 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 15:55

In the past I’ve written about using AirPrint on iOS to print to a PDF or a printer connected to your Mac. The process of setting it up was quite a bit of manual work, so I’ve updated the instructions when an alternative became available. After upgrading to Mountain Lion the printer sharing stopped working […]

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Africa 2012: Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia

Monday, November 12th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:15

More photos from our 2012 trip to Africa are available on flickr.

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Wisentgehege

Sunday, November 11th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:54

Some photos from a trip to the Wisentgehege near Hanover. More photos on flickr.

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Weekly Twitter Updates for 2012-09-30

Sunday, September 30th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:59
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Amazing Tilt-Shift Time-Lapse Video of Singapore

Friday, September 28th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:14

This video is definitely a must-see. For ‘The Lion City’, the idea behind the extension of the tilt shift technique is for focus and distance to be something the viewer can experience. From the shoot info: […] the film is hard hitting, and full of effects… more so than if I were releasing a story […]

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Weekly Twitter Updates for 2012-09-23

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:59
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John Gruber on Articles Claiming iPhone Launches No Longer Excite

Friday, September 14th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:37

There are all sorts of subjective arguments we can have regarding the iPhone 5. But one thing is inarguable, a cold hard simple fact: millions of people around the world are excited to buy one. To argue that this iPhone announcement did not excite people is the most foolish thing I’ve seen all week. Daring […]

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Amazing Photographs from the National Geographic Traveler Magazine 2012 Photo Contest

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:24

Amazing Photographs from the National Geographic Traveler Magazine 2012 Photo Contest. My favorites are #14 and #23. They look like taken on an alien planet.

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Weekly Twitter Updates for 2012-06-17

Sunday, June 17th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:59
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Shooting Geese

Monday, May 28th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 19:39

During a walk in the park a few weeks ago I shot some geese using the early birthday present my wife gave me. The lens performed quite well at 300mm and “wide” open (f/5.6) even handheld in the evening light—thanks to the good IS. You can see the whole set (six photos) on flickr and […]

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Weekly Twitter Updates for 2012-05-13

Sunday, May 13th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:59
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Japan 2012 — Photos

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:50

A collection of photos of our trip to Tokyo, Japan three weeks ago. See the whole set on flickr.

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A Quick Pinhole Experiment

Monday, April 23rd, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:12

While reading thinking about how photography started, pinhole cameras came to my mind and I thought how easy it would be to make one using a DSLR and some cardboard from a shipping box. Exhibit A: After a few shots I started wondering why we pay hundreds or thousands of dollars for lenses, cameras or […]

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Weekly Twitter Updates for 2012-04-22

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:59
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Simple Explanations of Basic Photography Concepts

Sunday, April 15th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 18:17

Dylan Bennett created a YouTube playlist where he explains basic photography concepts in a very simple manner. The videos are even useful when you already know what an f-stop and DOF are. His explanations are easy to remember.

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Weekly Twitter Updates for the Week in Tokyo

Sunday, April 8th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:59
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Weekly Twitter Updates for 2012-03-18 and 2012-03-25

Sunday, March 25th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:59
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Random Photography Links

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:51

Recently I’ve started shooting with a DSLR (Canon EOS 60D). This post is a random collection of links I’ve found interesting and that got me started. I might update this list in the future. General Information LensRentals.com Blog Technical Discussions — fantastic in-depth photography info Canon Professional Network — Technical Canon Digital Learning Center Canon […]

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