Closing Time. New Orleans 2009

Using High Dynamic Range; similar photos but with different levels of HDR, some are more realistic and some more abstract. Its really amazing the amount of detail you pick up using this method.

High Dynamic Range allows for 3 photos to be composed together as one, with the best values of each, so it has detail in the shadows as well as the highlights. Modern Digital SLR’s allow for you to take continuous shots, and using AEB, the camera will take one regular , one under-exposed, and one over-exposed shots. Using special software you can compose these together with amazing results.

I can post a tutorial, just ask.

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Working at 4500 ft with amazing views, wireless and drinking tea.
Basin at Chisos Mts., Big Bend National Park, TX.

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April 19th, 2011

T-Mobile  announced its new Bobsled brand, a Facebook application that will let you make free, “one-touch” calls to any of your friends around the world. Facebook is apparently just the beginning for the brand, though. T-Mobile says Bobsled is aimed at “bridging traditional telecommunications and Internet-based voice and data services,” and it says it plans to expand the service in the near future to include video chat, the ability to place VoIP calls to mobile and landline phones, and even offer applications on both smartphones and tablets “regardless of the carrier that powers such devices.” No word on how soon any of that might hit, but you can try out the Facebook application for yourself right now at the link below.

Apr 25th, 2011

T-Mobile has just announced it’s temporarily shuttering the recently launched VoIP service. A statement released on Bobsled’s Facebook profile revealed it is “voluntarily and temporarily suspending service” of its week-old app to “ensure that the Bobsled experience is clearly differentiated and is not mistaken for a Facebook created property.”  No word yet on when the service will be back up and running, but this doesn’t bode well for T-Mo’s foray into the VoIP market.

We’ll keep you posted if you comment below-

 

Elixir is a system information App for android with highly configurable widgets support. This app will display Battery and CPU Usage, Memory Usage, Display, Mobile Network, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Sync, Sensors etc.

Features:
multiple widget sizes
small widget icons, up to 7*7 icons per screen
widget icon types: status (battery, brightness, …), switch (wifi, bluetooth, ..), application launcher
statusbar icons: battery, cpu
every widget can be modified (please read Tips & Tricks)
Menu / Tips & Tricks
brightness widget
you can change brightness in the application
you can start your favorite clock and calendar applications by clicking on the time and date widget icons
generating html report

Android Central spotted a tweet from Direct TV, confirming the news that some Android handsets are going to see HBO Go Streaming service activated on May 2nd.  There is no word as of yet as to which handsets will see the service, but you can probably guess that it will be the newer, higher end Android handsets (HBO Go requires 3G).

http://www.hbogo.com/

Waiting on Netflix, but you can do YouTube, Hulu and Hulu Plus

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A collection of long exposures compiled in a fast framed movie.

Somethings not obvious while looking at stills is the airplane flying in circles and the smoke drifitng East.

Easy: everyone has cell phones, all over the world – even if they dont have a PC, internet, or even electric service in their homes.