We all have to face reality, and I need to come clean about mine, I am a nerd. As a kid I watched videos of Richard Avedon and wanted a Hasselblad because he used it. Now that I am grown up, not much has changed.
As it was left on Tuesday, I had undertaken a monster EAS shoot that had more complexities that I have sanity. It was a three day shoot that would produce over 90 images, a 15, 30 and 60 second commercials, and grey hair.
I will admit right now, every time I write a title like this or the Nikon, or Maurice Lacroix ambassador one, I sit back and think…. “you know, people are going to stop asking me to grab a beer with them if I keep this stuff up.”
Before we get started, I want to make one thing clear… this is a review of the iPad mini Retina for photographers. With that being said, I will not be discussing the camera on the iPad mini because I don’t know if it even has one…. no photographer should, as no photographer (or anyone for that matter) should ever use a tablet to take a picture. Now that we got that all cleared up, let’s chat about this new little tablet that Apple is going to sell a gazillion of this holiday season. I was fortunate to pick mine up a few days ago and have already fallen in love with its size, performance and capability to help my life become more simplified. For a while I took a break from iPads in general and purchased Nexus 7’s for personal use and client gifts. I thought having Android tablets and iOS phones was fun, and in all reality it worked, especially with the 2013 version of the Nexus 7. Then Apple did their usual, announced two new tablets that made me salivate while watching the keynote. I tried to think of all the possibilities that these tablets would offer me […]