CJ Digital Photography Blog

Follow my transformation from a "snapshot taker" to a "photographer"

2013 Mar 14

New SmugMug Embed WordPress plug-in is just what I have been looking for!

I have been looking for a SmugMug plug-in for my WordPress Blog for the last 2 months and “SmugMug Embed” is the one I have been looking for. It allows me to very easily add (embed) a link to one of my SmugMug gallery images in a WP post. I did not want to actually add the images to the WP Media files, so this is the perfect solution. Also you can configure details for the linked image such as the caption and what happens when the image is clicked. The following image was embedded in this post using the […]

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2013 Jan 27

CamRanger Wireless Remote Controller: Excellent way to take pics!

The CamRanger device and associated free iOS app enables wireless tethering control of supported Canon or Nikon DSLRs from an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. CamRanger creates its own WiFi network so there is no need for additional computers or existing Internet. CamRanger provides near complete control of a camera from up to 150 feet away. Watch the full story video from the CamRanger site. The CamRanger was very easy to setup — the instructions provided were clear — got my iPad connected to the CamRanger WiFi in about 5 minutes. Once I got the CamRanger app set up, I […]

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2013 Jan 22

Follow me as I transform myself from a “snapshot taker” to a “photographer”

I am getting nearer to retirement so I started thinking about what will I do after I retire. I have always had an interest in photography and decided that I would transform myself from a “snapshot taker” to a “photographer”. I started this blog to document my experiences, thoughts, and findings as I progress through my transformation. As part of my transformation, for example, I want to learn how to improve my chances for taking a “good photograph” instead of getting lucky once in a while when I “snap a picture”. Typically, I just pointed my camera and snapped the […]

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