Filterstorm, PhotoGene, Camera+, iDarkroom, Instagram.
With a flick of a finger, a simple effect, a toasty filter can bring your dull, camera photo to life.
In the age of the iPhone, such easy access to the camera itself, combined with photo-editing software gives us power and confidence we’ve never had. But do all of these apps with their seemingly unlimited textures, brushes, filters and overlays come at a cost? Do they overshadow the true art of professional photography?
Professional Cleveland photographer Dan Morgan of Straight Shooter, who has been in the business for over 30 years, has embraced the recent explosive advances in his field. Go Media sat down with Morgan to talk about Instagram and related software programs. Continue Reading
Skidding across fresh, bright black and white tile, a very exuberant 6 month husky jumped up excitedly to greet me at the door of Yellowcake, recently renovated and expanded Gordon Square boutique. Owner and Cleveland designer Valerie Mayen was quick to follow. “Mango! Get down!”
“Sorry! She gets very excited!”
Inside Yellowcake lives colorful, custom mod women’s coats, dresses and skirts, and the beginnings of a mens line including crisp ties and jackets. All of her designs crafted right here in Cleveland, Ohio, Mayen has had her roots in the city since November of 2011. Continue Reading