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Make movies with your DSLR and Hawaii Shoots

January 5th, 2014 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, Photography

More and more, people are using the cameras on their smartphones instead of dedicated cameras. Indeed, several generations of iPhones remain the most popular camera models on Flickr, with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II squeaking into the top five. But in the same way that cameraphones have put pretty good photography within reach of the […]

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Photos from the “Hawaii Five-0″ Beach Premiere

September 12th, 2011 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Events, Photography, Pop Culture, Television

Thousands of fans of the CBS reboot of “Hawaii Five-0” packed Waikiki Beach on Saturday night to enjoy an advance screening of the season two premiere episode.

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Lowe’s Opens in Iwilei

April 21st, 2011 by Ryan Ozawa · 4 Comments · Business, Photography

It took nearly three years longer than planned, but Lowe’s Home Improvement finally opened its newest store in Iwilei. Lowe’s arrival further concentrates competition in the area for home improvement and big box retailers, as it’s situated right next door to a Home Depot, and half a block away from City Mill. Nearby, there’s also Best […]

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Isle Photographer Volunteering in Sendai, Japan

April 19th, 2011 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Blogs, People, Photography

Cory Lum is one of the most talented photojournalists I know. Now, he is on the ground in Sendai, Japan, volunteering in the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that’s still making world headlines. You can follow his story, and see his spectacular pictures, at Corylum’s Photo Blog. He writes: the air was really […]

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Weather Channel Host ‘Goes After Pele’

March 30th, 2011 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Photography, Television, Travel

“Master photographer” Peter Lik has over a dozen fine art galleries across the country, including in Waikiki and Lahaina, plus one in Australia. And starting tomorrow night, he hosts a new original series on The Weather Channel: “From the Edge with Peter Lik.” The show follows Lik as he takes on challenging assignments, and the […]

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Fun with Geotags

September 21st, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · 3 Comments · Photography, Technology, The Web

As a fan of geolocation technology in all of its interesting and frightening forms, I was glad to stumble across San Francisco photographer Eric Fischer‘s visualizations on Flickr. In “Locals and Tourists,” Fischer created maps of the geotags embedded in photos, and then separated photos taken by locals from those taken by tourists (and from those […]

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