I recently returned from my first time trip to Boston (the first of many) and on my way to Boston Logan airport, driving through Quincy, lo and behold I saw a strange sight. I saw a Subaru with a tall pole mounted on the roof with some sort of red globe at the end. It was a quick look as I drove past and immediately realized it was a Google car, specifically, a Google Maps Street View car. The “globe” on top was a special camera which allows for taking of 360 degrees panoramic pictures. Stopping abruptly to park somewhere, … Continue reading Subaru’s Google Maps Street View Car
I just recently got back from a business trip in Providence, RI. It was my first visit to this beautiful city and I wanted to take some great pictures in between my visits to the local schools. Unfortunately a few shots in, my battery died on my Canon G12! I was so upset. Having no other equipment, I decided to take some shots with the iPhone 4s. Much has been made about the stellar pictures this iPhone produces, even rivaling some point-and-shoot cameras and even a few DSLRs. I put that to the test in the days that I was … Continue reading Biltmore Providence and my iPhone 4s
Tomorrow I head off to Disney World with my 9-year old daughter. This trip will be a first for the both of us. I am super excited and so is she. I’ve read a lot and seen a lot regarding Disney World but it’s not the same as being there. This whole experience is completely new to me and I have no idea what to expect. I want to both enjoy the first time experience but also preserve these special memories. I have decided to take a camera along but I am now faced with a serious dilemma: do I … Continue reading Which Camera to Take to Disney World: DSLR or Compact?