Monday, June 14, 2010

Life Lessons We Can Learn From Mother Nature – iPad App Now Available

The bird hunting a locust is unaware of the hawk hunting him. – Chinese Proverb

Vermont
Canon 1Ds Mark II
Canon 100-400mm IS lens @ 375mm
Aperture Priority Mode
ISO 160
f/6.3 @ 1/250th sec.

Photo tips:
• Focus on the eyes.
• Blur the background to make your subject stand out in the scene.
• Shoot at eye level as possible.
• Try to light the eyes, with either natural light or a flash.

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Life Lessons We Can Learn from Mother Nature, my latest iPad app, was recently released on the iTunes app store. The concept: On each page of the e-book-type app you’ll find an inspirational or motivational quote accompanied by one of my wildlife or landscape photographs. I tired to match each photograph to the quote, which was a challenging but rewarding process.

The photographs are from my travels over the years; the quotes are gathered from a lifetime of looking for inspiration from others.

To celebrate the iPad app, co-developed with Juan Pons (the dude who started the Digital Photo Experience with me), I’ll be posting a picture and quote from time to time here on my blog – pictures and quotes that are not in the app. I’ll also include the location in which each photograph was taken, as well as the camera data – as I do in the app.

To order the app, which also features my favorite Photoshop techniques for wildlife and nature photography,
click on the iPhone/iPad photos on the right.

If you have an inspiration quote you’d like to share, please share it here via a Comment.

Explore the light – and explore the iPad!
Rick

1 comment:

L Apfel said...

With these images, can you also tell us if you are using a tripod, monopod, or hand-held?