I am ever so grateful for the job that allows me to live this close to the water that I can go for a morning walk, and come home at peace with our collective insane reality. Yesterday, I walked out, bundled up to fight the chill, and forgot my Ricoh GR3. Instead, I had my … Continue reading [Photo Set] Yet another walk down Embarcadero (in SF)
Am I the only one who finds the desktop image for Apple’s latest macOS update, Catalina, less than stellar. After decades of beautiful visages of California’s majestic landscapes, I find the most recent edition quite a disappointment. Catalina Island is quite beautiful, especially when seen from the air. Capturing photos of islands off the coast … Continue reading [Photos] Catalina, the island, not the macOS
When I spoke to Phil Schiller, Apple’s Senior Vice President, earlier this month about the new A13 Bionic chip, we focused on how the A13 will help enhance the performance of the phone and make some applications better. He highlighted text-to-speech capabilities as one such application. “One of the biggest examples of the benefits of … Continue reading Talking to my iPhone 11 Pro
For someone who prefers the focal length of around 50mm, the new iPhone 11 Pro’s ultra wide lens is a bit unsettling. And yet it is something special, as you can see in these two photos. This is Outer Sunset, SF by the way, one a rare sunny day. Edited with Darkroom app. Continue reading No, not Santa Monica
As a fan of photography in general, and a believer in the inevitability of computational photography and its capabilities, today is indeed a red-letter day. Apple has truly delivered a great new camera, one that happens to be a phone and a whole lot of other things. From great stills to slow-motion selfies to incredible … Continue reading How long will Apple’s mad science edge last?