App of the Week – TinType

Ease of use: 3
Fun factor: 2
Results: 3
Price: Free
In App Purchases: yes, for additional features
Application Type: Universal (works natively on iPhone and iPad)
App Store Link: TinType
The TinType app has a beautiful graphic design to it. Unfortunately this significantly reduces the amount of space you have for the image you’re editing. On the iPhone this makes editing difficult. …

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App of the Week – Glaze

Ease of use: 4
Fun factor: 5
Results: 5
Price: Free
In app purchases: Yes, for additional styles
Application type: Universal (works natively on iPhone and iPad)
App Store Link: Glaze
I was digging through the iTunes App Store looking for some new editing apps  when it occurred to me that not being able to see more examples of the results was …

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Maryland Covered Bridges

I finally had a chance to visit a few of the covered bridges in the state of my birth. There’s only six remaining in Maryland and I visited half this morning.
The Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge is a great example of why these structures are now so rare, but also why any still exist at …

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Bridges in Three States

I took a trip through Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts to photograph all the bridges in those states I haven’t been to yet.
Rhode Island has never had many covered bridges – historical records exist for only 5. The last of these was replaced with concrete in 1920.
It was not until 1993, when the …

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Hemlock Covered Bridge

This bridge spanning the Saco River in Fryeburg, Maine (USA), was built in 1857 by one J. Perry. It was built with a Paddleford truss, but later had arches added for better support. About 25 years ago the bridge deck was further reinforced with steel beams. It’s in a beautiful, quiet spot, exactly as you’d …

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