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CLICK............. ZAPD & POD BY BEN HIGH

ZAPD is a fancy little picture sharing app, the likes of which we’ve not really seen before, but it’s about time we did. Instead of a photostream (like Instagram) or posting single images to other services (Facebook or Flickr), Zapd allows you to take a group of images and post it to a fancy little gallery. So what? How is that really different from just about any other photo sharing app? This is the fun part. When you create a photoset, you’re not just creating a set to be viewed on just a mobile device. You’re actually setting it up within a template to be viewed on the web OR via the Zapd app on a phone or tablet. I haven’t explored all the templates yet, but the ones I’ve played with so far are all slick and clean and look great across devices. For those of you who just can’t post an image unless you put it through some fancy phone filters, Zapd has that, too. If a pre-made filter isn’t your jam, it’s also got easy controls for tweaking brightness, contrast, saturation, and even sharpness as well as quick setting for cropping, color exposure balancing, night and backlit shooting. Not bad at all, right? The only thing I can think of that might stop me from fully adopting Zapd is that I don’t have any friends using it. Yet. A few friends putting together even semi-thoughtful galleries and this could be my goto photo sharing app. Regardless, it is absolutely perfect for that situation every photographer finds themselves in when you’ve got folks saying, “Oh, send me those pictures!” When it’s as easy as selecting the necessary photos, a layout and (optionally) typing up a few captions, sharing galleries of photos just became (even more) painless. Everyone is using Instagram these days, right? Well, they’re either using it or they’re making fun of it. After American Society of Picture Professionals

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Issue 4, 2012: ASPP's The Picture Professional Magazine  

The American Society of Picture Professionals is pleased to present the digital version of our quarterly publication, sponsored by Corbis Im...

Issue 4, 2012: ASPP's The Picture Professional Magazine  

The American Society of Picture Professionals is pleased to present the digital version of our quarterly publication, sponsored by Corbis Im...