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5 Apps you NEED to download today

By Erin L / May 12, 2017 / Comments Off on 5 Apps you NEED to download today

They can make our lives easier and more fun. That’s why I love finding cool new apps. Check out these five picks that I’ve downloaded to my phone this month. They include a cool animated weather app, an inbox manager, and some near photography helpers.

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Polaroid Zip review – mini photo printer

By Erin L / January 15, 2017 / 1 Comment

When was the last time you printed a photo? If you’re like most people, it’s been quite a while. Many of us take hundreds of photos every year, but very few of them get to escape the digital prison that is our smart phones. There are now mini photo printers on the market. These pocket-sized…

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Photo gear from Joby lets you go handsfree

By Erin L / January 14, 2017 / 1 Comment

With so many of us relying solely on our smartphones for the bulk of our photography, it’s too bad we don’t put much effort into making the shots truly great. While lighting, luck and skill are definitely part of getting a good photo, you can improve your snaps with a few key accessories. Joby is…

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Polaroid SnapTouch camera & printer review

By Erin L / January 14, 2017 / 1 Comment

Since the world has become a fully digital place, no one prints photos any more. An array of small photo-specific printers on the market aims to change that habit by making printing easy and adding some fun elements to the experience. The Polaroid SnapTouch camera and photo printer is one of those gadgets. (I’ve also…

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New Fujifilm Instax Share SP2 – reviewing mini photo printer

By Erin L / January 7, 2017 / 2 Comments

While most of the photos we take stay locked forever on our smartphones, it’s now getting easier to print them at home. In part one of a three part series here on the blog, we’ll take a look at some of the gadgets out there that will print photos for you. First up, the Fujifilm Instax Share printer.

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Artists to use old farm equipment to create giant walk-in camera

By Erin L / August 25, 2016 / Comments Off on Artists to use old farm equipment to create giant walk-in camera

Four artists are banding together to create works of art inside a giant empty grain bin.  The project will create a massive ‘camera obscura’ inside the old corrugated metal structure. The plan is unfolding at the Coutts Centre for Western Canadian Heritage northeast of Nanton, Alberta. Camera obscura is Latin for ‘dark room,’  and as the group…

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Tips and gadgets for taking better smartphone photos

By Erin L / April 13, 2015 / Comments Off on Tips and gadgets for taking better smartphone photos

How often are we without a camera these days when something happens we want to snap and remember?  On CTV Morning Live’s Tech Talk this week, I looked at several gadgets and ideas for taking better smartphone photos, since often that’s the only gadget we carry with us at all times to take a picture.…

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