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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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iPad App: Flickpad

August 26th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · 11 Comments · Gadgets, Hawaii, Reviews, Technology

Digital cameras and online galleries have transformed how we take, organize, and share pictures. But part of me misses the simple, organic fun of casually sifting through a pile of photos. Enter Flickpad. Conceived and co-programmed in Hawaii, Flickpad offers a unique and instantly intuitive way to explore the photos your friends post on Facebook […]

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Photo Fusion Workshop on Sept. 24

September 10th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, People, Technology, The Web, Video

Renown digital photographer and videographer Vu Bui (of The Bui Brothers) is returning to Honolulu as part of a “photo fusion” mini-tour. He’s going to be spending a week on Oʻahu shooting photos and videos to teach people what they can accomplish with the most basic gear. And the kickoff event is an entry-level new […]

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Meetup Madness

November 12th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Events, Food, Hawaii, Social Media, Technology, The Web

Manoa Geeks — the Web 2.0 inspired social geek gathering I now help organize — is upon us! Come on down Thursday evening to Thirtyninehotel in Chinatown to talkstory and catch up with what’s going on in Hawaii’s vibrant tech scene. There’ll be food, drink, and lots of cool stories and websites to share. This […]

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Worldwide Photo Walk in Honolulu

August 21st, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Art, Events, Hawaii

Scott Kelby, editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine and president of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, is organizing a “Worldwide Photo Walk” this Saturday covering over 100 cities around the globe. Thanks to local organizer Hub Grosswendt, the Honolulu photo walk will come together at Ala Moana Beach Park at 9 a.m., making […]

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Flickr Friday is Coming

March 12th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, Hawaii, Technology, The Web

It’s time once again for local shutterbugs to come together for food, folks, and f-stops. On Friday, professional and casual photographers alike will meet up for lunch at Gordon Biersch at Aloha Tower Marketplace. Flickr Friday is a monthly downtown lunch that often evolves into a photowalk that stretches until sunset.  Though I’m only able […]

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Flickr Friday Tomorrow

February 7th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Hawaii, People, The Web

Local shutterbugs will again gather in downtown Honolulu tomorrow for Flickr Friday, a monthly lunch meetup of Flickr users and photographers. We’re returning to Legend Seafood Restaurant (100 N. Beretania) in the Chinatown Cultural Plaza, a bustling dim sum eatery. Catch up with the discussion here, and RSVP via Upcoming. Note that while Flickr Friday […]

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First Flickr Friday of 2008

January 10th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, The Web

It seems like only last week that local shutterbugs came together for food, fellowship, and f-stops. And it was. But tomorrow brings the monthly Flickr Friday lunch meetup downtown. We’ll be taking over Mini Garden (50 N. Hotel St.), a Chinese restaurant at the corner of Hotel and Smith streets. Won’t you join us? Check […]

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Hawaii Flickr Meetup Tomorrow

January 4th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Events, Hawaii, The Web

My family and I are reluctantly back from the Big Island, where we welcomed 2008 from a rustic vacation rental in Volcano Village. Relaxed and rejuvenated, what better way to jump into the New Year than with a fun, friendly gathering of local shutterbugs? Tomorrow brings an official Hawaii Flickr Meetup — “official” only insofar […]

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Flickr Friday at Murphy’s

December 5th, 2007 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Hawaii, People

  Photo courtesy Carrie.   The last “Flickr Friday” of 2007 is two days away. This month, the downtown lunch meetup will take place at Murphy’s at the top of Merchant Street. Check out the discussion in the Hawaii Flickr Meetup group, and RSVP at Upcoming. I missed last month’s gathering in Manoa, so I’m […]

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