MiGO Selfie Stick – Review

On September 23, 2015, in iPhone, Photography, Review, by Curt Blanchard

MiGO Selfie Stick
Price: $39.95 ($29.99 Amazon Prime)
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When selfie-sticks first appeared, they were an overnight sensation. As they proliferated, they became an annoyance and are now restricted in many locations for safety concerns. The new MiGO Selfie Stick demonstrates that this category has finally matured. This selfie stick has gone pro with innovative features and connections at a reasonable price

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About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Instagrammification – but is it Art?

On June 17, 2013, in Opinion, by Curt Blanchard

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I’m increasingly uneasy about a growing trend in filtered photographs. No, I’m not a Luddite, I’m a digital designer with a BFA in Illustration who is now much more comfortable working on my Mac than at a drawing board.

There is a blurry line that separates using your eye, mind, and creative skills to make a good photograph from merely clicking a button to drop a filter over a cameraphone photo. A slope has started to slip making it possible for casual smartphone users to take a photo, any ol’ photo, and saturate it, age it, convert it to black and white, or otherwise distort it and then post it online feeling hip.

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About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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