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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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iLovePhotos Now Available

September 16th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 6 Comments · Business, Events, People, Technology, Television, The Web, Video

After over two years of development, Hawaii-based Blue Lava Technologies has finally released iLovePhotos, its desktop photo organization and sharing application for the Mac. The launch comes on the heels of the company’s well-received debut at DEMOfall in San Francisco, a leading launchpad for startups. Here are a few of the DEMO write ups: VentureBeat, […]

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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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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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Photo of Hawaii Athlete Among Top Picks

December 19th, 2007 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Hawaii, Media, Sports

The end of the year invariably brings with it a long list of long lists, as everyone puts together “best of” roundups that look back over the highlights of the past twelve months. Some are more interesting than others, and Reuters’ “Pictures of the Year” definitely fall on the interesting end of the spectrum. This […]

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Malia Mattoch Pens Book on Isle Design

October 18th, 2007 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Hawaii, Media

Malia Mattoch-McManus, known for her on-screen talents as a news anchor and reporter, has just written a new book on Hawaii’s distinct architecture and interior design. After working in journalism for ten years, with stints at Pacific Business News and KHON as well as television stations in California, she left the newsroom in 2002 to […]

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