Day 8 of Great Holiday Gift Ideas

Photo Cube Compact PrinterA picture is worth a million words. With the Iphone 5 and new Android phones, the art of photography has taken over social media. But what happens to all of those pictures? The convenience of having a camera on a smartphone made it easier to take pictures but how often do we print pictures? Day 8 of Great Holiday Gift Ideas features a device that easily prints photos right from your phone!

VuPoint Photo Cube Printer prints straight from your mobile device or tablet. You don’t have to waste any time or money heading to the drugstore to get your pictures. Just snap away and print them in a few minutes! The VuPoint Photo Cube Printer is a great gift idea for college students, tech savvy travelers and anyone wanting to create instant memories.

The VuPoint Photo Cube Printer is compatible with iPhones, all iPads, Galaxy/Android smartphones and tablets running OS 2.0 and above.

Here are some cool features of the Photo Cube Printer:

  • No computer needed
  • Includes free app for your device
  • Prints 4″x6″ photos, 4″x11″ photos or 4″x16″ size photos
  • Printing time is 1-3 minutes depending on the size

The VuPoint Photo Cube Printer is available on Amazon.com or at Sharper Image. Amazon listing price is about $172 plus shipping and $159.99 at Sharper Image.

If you enjoy taking pictures of La Jolla, make sure you share them on our FaceBook page or use #LaJolla . Your picture could be featured on La Jolla Blue Book’s FaceBook, Twitter @LaJollaBlueBook or blog!

Photography Classes for Pet-lovers, iPhone users and Pros in La Jolla

C&H Photo fits neatly into its new storefront on Girard Ave. While the store is narrow and long, it is packed full of professional cameras and technical gadgets. The friendly owner, Leon Chow, walked me through his shop this week to discuss many of the exciting features about his business.c&H

Although his shop is a typical camera store, his expertise has become a dying breed. Leon has observed that in this present, rocky economy, people have been more careful about how they spend their money. When people are careful, they are much more likely to seek the professional advice at a specialty camera store than trust Best Buy or online reviews.

“People are starting to remember our purpose on this planet” Leon said, half-jokingly.

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Interview With Aaron Goulding

Aaron Goulding’s interest in photography started twenty years ago, but it wasn’t until 2007 that he began turning his knack for capturing images into a profession. Since then he has been steadily making a name for himself in the surfing world by consistently producing unique angles and images that keep you staring. Today he is one of La Jolla’s most respected and established surf, portrait and lifestyle photographers, adding celebs and businesses to his rolodex of clients. His work has taken him to destinations like France, Sweden, Norway, Japan, China, Fiji, Indonesia, Spain, and Greece among others. But his skills behind the lens aren’t where his talents and interests begin and end. This week we were lucky enough to catch up with Aaron and talk about his craft, his life in La Jolla and some of his side projects that keep him busy between shoots.

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