Simply B&W – Best Picture Contest

Simply B&W is a really nice app for converting your shots to black and white, and this is a great weekend to use it! There is a contest for the best shot. The prize will be a nice printed version of the photo from CanvasPop.

Learn more on the contest page.

And what’s really nice is that Simply B&W is currently free, so go ahead and download it.

A shot that I edited with Simply B&W.


An easy and simple way to turn your great color shots into exciting black and white photos. Simply B&W allows you to:
* Select from 6 different colored lens filters to enhance certain colors and shades in a photo.
* Adjust the brightness and contrast of the image.
* Choose from border options of none,white or black.
* Add simulated film grain.
* Add black or white vignetting.
* Preserve EXIF data(requires iOS 4.1 or later).
* Outputs images up to 3264×3264 as well as a slight border (if desired).

FX Photo Studio Turns One

Many moons ago I did a video walkthrough for FX Photo Studio, a Mac desktop application. It is currently celebrating it’s first year anniversary of helping people create fun photos and they are giving away daily goodies including things such as Pik.cases, Olloclip lenses, Casetagrams, DiffCases, styluses, camera extenders, gift vouchers, magnets, iHelicopters, photo books, photo apps, iPhone cases, and more. The top prize is a new iPad!

FX Photo Studio Contest

You can find out more on the FX Studio Facebook Page. The Mac app currently costs $9.99 and is available on the App Store.

Fan Cheers at Football Game
It took me just a few seconds to create with FX Photo Studio. Shot was taken at a very sunny UVA football game.