New CF-Card and All-in-One Readers with Lightning Interface Make iPad Your Media Hub

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iPhone5mod, creater of iPad and iPhone accessories, has just introduced a new CF card reader and an all-in-one card reader with Lightning interface. Both can be used with the latest generation of iPhones and iPads which come with the new Lightning connector instead of Apple’s old 30-pin connector. This is especially good news for those of us who recently migrated to the latest generation iPhone or iPad and were left without a (native) solution to get our data on our devices. Well, here it is now. The iPhone5mod CF card reader is available for US-$ 24.90, while the all-in-one card reader comes in it US-$ 36.90. They can be ordered from iPhone5mod’s website.

The Carson LensMag Will Let You Take Macro Photos of Your Food Before You Instagram Them

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Apple states that the iPhone is the world’s most popular camera. But for the life of it, it couldn’t really do anything macro related unless you used the Digital Zoom function. But the new LensMag additions from Carson are looking to solve that. It mounts on without the use of glue or anything else but magnets. Plus, they come in different magnifications (10x and 15x) and store away in a small case.

The Lens Mags are available for the iPhone 5, iPad, and iPad Mini and will set you back $19 for what are essentially tele-conversion options for your iOS device. And we encourage you to not pull this thing out on a date.

The Latest Issue of Olympus Magazine is Out: Complete With Cute Hipster Girl Shot Terry Richardson Style on the Cover

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Olympus Magazine (who knew they put out their own publication!) is now out and available for download. In the issue: news from Olympus, cool images shot with Olympus cameras, a chance to win the new XZ-10, and an interview with Jay McLaughlin, a fashion photog who hails from the land of footie (we mean Britain.) The interview is great for those getting started in the fashion industry, especially for the Model Meyhem types. Let alone, Jay’s work is actually damned good.

Olympus magazine can be downloaded from the iTunes store; we recommend using an iPad or an iPad mini for the best viewing experience though.

Review: Apple MacBook Pro 13″ Retina Display Laptop

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The Apple MacBook Pro 13″ Retina has been out for a while and it’s been in use with me since it was announced. Over that time period, I have tested it, pushed it, tweaked it, and travelled with it. Many creative professionals swear by Apple products though some of us have been jumping ship to the PC world due to what we believe is a lack of innovation on part of the company.

But as far as this editor goes, I’ve got no major complaints.


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Review: Apple iPad Mini 16GB WiFi (The Photographer’s Perspective)

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The Apple iPad Mini turned lots of heads, had some people scratching their heads, and sooner or later became quite the hit. Photographers love the iPad. It is an excellent way to show off a portfolio, as it is small and can accomplish many of the tasks we often need to do. But with the release of both the iPad Mini and iPad 4, why would a photographer prefer the Mini over anything else?


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Photoshop Touch Optimized for Smaller Tablets

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Smaller tablets such as the iPad mini, Google Nexus 7, and the Amazon Kindle Fires are getting some love from Adobe with their latest Photoshop Touch 1.4 update. It brings additional new features and effects while adding support for some long-awaited functions.

You’ll now be able to use your Pogo Connect, Jot Touch and the JaJa pressure-sensitive styli to edit your photos more effectively and quickly. To make things even easier, the 1.4 update gives you smoother brush strokes and improves your overall workflow. The update is currently available for download on your respective platform’s app store for existing Photoshop Touch users while new users can grab a copy for $10.

Treat You and Your Photography to Some Apples


Apple held their product keynote today to announce the long-rumored and long-awaited iPad Mini, but the excitement didn’t stop there because they had a number of other updates to show to the world. Along with the iPad mini came the highly demanded 13-inch retina Macbook Pro, a fourth generation iPad, and a completely redesigned iMac lineup. Oh, the joy.


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