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52 Week Smartphone Challenge: Week 8: Leading Lines

This image was also used for my 365 Day Project but is the best example of leading lines from that week's images. I was lucky wit this image. Even the clouds were in on the game, with little lines of vapour leading toward the lower Manhattan skyline. I like Frank Jansen's image of Back Bay Station. Elizabeth leads us on a hike into the hills and Thief mage Photography takes us on a walk on the beach. The Only D800…

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iPhone 11 Pro 365: Day 139: Lines

The PATH train had brake issues and was removed from service. All passengers had to exit and wait for the next train which was now even more crowded. Standing room only for the entire 25-minute ride to Exchange Place. Because of this delay, I missed the ferry and had to wait for the next one. Cascading failure. I detest public transportation.…

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A Short Rant About Mapping Apps

I have used mapping apps since I've had my first iPhone, an iPhone 4. At first, Apple Maps used data from Google, but after a falling out, Apple contracted with TomTom for data. This was a near disaster for Apple but overtime Apple improved the product. I stuck with all these years but I always had Google Maps as a backup. I even used Waze for a short time. Mapping apps have improved over time, adding the street view, walking…

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