Personal Photo Gifts for Mom from Parabo Press

Turn your photos into amazing Mother’s Day gifts, that will certainly make you the golden child in your mother’s eyes.

With our Parabo Press app, it’s easy to order up the perfect Mom’s Day surprise made with the photos right there on your phone.

Organize your photos on your compy? No sweat. Order up a gift from the Parabo website.

Either way, Mom will love it!

Plus, you’ll save 20% on your gift with the coupon PJMOM, now through Parabo’s standard shipping Mother’s Day order deadline 5/3.
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7 Secrets of Black and White Photography

We’ve all heard it … “to master black and white photography you must learn to see in black and white”  but just how do you do that?

It can sometimes seem like actually learning to see in black and white is a skill for only the chosen few. But trust us, it’s for you too!

Here are seven (not-so-secret-anymore) secrets that will help you train your brain and expand your eye for the art of black and white photography.

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Camera Showdown: Phone v. DSLR

We’re going to answer the age old* question “What’s a better camera – a phone or a DSLR?” once and for all.**

*The actual age of the question is something like 15 year. The first camera phone was released in 2002.

**Not “for all” so much – it’s pretty subjective.

Look at our pretty chart and decide for yourself.
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Meet Your New DSLR

Ooooh, fancy new DSLR you got there!

(Or maybe you’re thinking of getting one  this guide is for you too!)

There are a lot of knobs and buttons on that thing, and some day you’ll get to know them all.

But, for now, day one, we’re here to tell you our top tips for getting off of auto-mode (that’s what your phone was for!) and getting to know your new best friend.
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How Seasaw Filmed a Music Video in Just 6 Hours, and You Can Too!

We love it when our friends do cool things, especially when they’re cool photo or video things. And we love it even more when they tell us all the secrets to how they did it, like how to film a music video in just 6 hours.

Our friend Meg is in the band Seasaw and she recently used a few Photojojo products, an app, and an iPhone to film a music video  a cover of Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So”.

The entire video was shot in just six hours, in a kitchen. Say whaaaat? Just how did they do it?

Below you can find Meg’s steps to music video magic, and try one or all of these tips when filming your next flick!

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It Happened to Me: I Made a Photo Book in Less Than 15 Minutes

Scrolling through your camera roll is cool and all, but leafing through the pages of a photo book is just more magical.

We’d make a photo book for every occasion, but who has the time?

Turns out, if you’ve got 15 minutes, you do!

Photojojo-er and all around great gal Laurel just got back from a trip to Thailand and put together a photo book of her adventures in less than 15 minutes.

And, she’s here to tell you just how she did it.
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How to Photograph a Rainbow

Wanna learn alchemy? Wanna know how to photograph a rainbow?

Then listen up, because there’s photography gold at the end of this rainbow.

More specifically, we’re gonna show you three ways to create a rainbow and then photograph it.

Pick up a tip or two on how to photograph a rainbow and you’ll be gold, baby, solid gold.
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How To Make a 360° Time Lapse

Have you ever watched a sunset and thought, I wish mother nature would hurry it up, I can’t look away, but I’ve got things to do. That’s when you need to do some time lapse photography. But that’s not where it ends.

Have you ever tried to take in a beautiful vista and thought, this would be even BETTER if I could spin my head 360°, like an owl?

Same here.

That’s why we’ve put together a few quick notes on how to reach your spherical time lapse dreams. Learn how to take in a scene at super speed … with a twist.

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Our Amazing Photo-Fuel (aka Hot Cocoa) Recipe

A sip of hot chocolatey goodness from a lens mug always gets us in the photo making mood.

Please enjoy our favorite recipe, with tonso options for customization, passed down from the collective wisdom of our mothers’ mothers, the internet, and our insatiable appetite for all chocolate. All of it.
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Amazing Macros from Photojojo-ers Around the World

For your viewing pleasure, we have gathered a ton of photos taken by YOU, our Photojojo pals, using our macro cell phone lenses.

Yup. These were taken on telephones. What a talented bunch you are!

Take a look, then grab your own cell phone lenses in the shop.
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