Christmas in America HD - A Photographic Celebration of the Holiday Season
By Banzai Labs
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ON SALE! - iTunes Featured Holiday App! Award-Winning Travel Journalist Peter Guttman journeys across America and shares inspiring images of the holidays and the winter season. Share these joyful images along with your own Personal Greeting on Facebook, or enjoy the photography and Peter Guttman's artful prose while listening to the 4 Christmas Music Tracks included for FREE! *The Perfect Gift App!* We're keeping the price low throughout the holidays to make this heartwarming app an affordable Gift App to send to others.
This is the Fourth App in the Award-Winning Beautiful Planet app series that has been featured multiple times by Wired.com and iTunes.
** Features **
- Over 170 Photographs, each accompanied by Peter Guttman's inspired writing.
- Fully interactive, zoomable map. Browse one of the three galleries or tap on the thumbtack to reveal an individual pin for each photograph in a gallery.
- Built-in Media Player and Playlist Editor and 4 Free Christmas Music Tracks! Add and re-arrange music from your own iTunes music library to create your own audio visual experience.
- Ability to save images as your iPhone, iPod or iPad Wallpaper.
- Ability to share images with your own personal greeting with the built-in Facebook plugin.
This photographic celebration of the holiday season glows with the warmth and joy of the most magical time of the year. Families and romantic souls are transported around the country to view through frosted panes the beauty of winter and the magical pageantry and traditional celebrations of Christmas. Evocative text and stunning images will inspire wanderers and armchair travelers alike to sample the unique, romantic, charming and eccentric vignettes of the holidays and perhaps conjure up plans to experience, on their own, the amazing variety of holiday and winter opportunities, both in their own neighborhood or on a Christmastime road trip.
Horse drawn sleighs transport viewers through a fairytale landscape of dazzling Christmas displays, past cozy New England inns to blazing bonfires in the southern bayous, dogsledding through the Midwest toward straining ice climbers and lavish madrigal feasts in the Rockies. Curl up in front of this virtual fireplace any time of the year and share the joy of the season.
Christmas in America features images from across America, includes an interactive map for navigation, as well as the ability to share images with friends on Facebook.
Christmas in America also includes a selection of Holiday Music including:
- Carol of the Bells
- Joy to the World
- O Tennenbaun
** Reviews of Peter Guttman's work **
* "Stunning images...sumptuous, dramatically lit shots."
-- New York Times
* "One of the premiere travel photographers."
* "Guttman's photographs capture the spirit of a place."
* "Such a beautiful vision."
-- CBS This Morning
* "His photographs all seem to glow from an inner light."
-- Dallas Morning News
* "Peter Guttman is a gutsy photographer who has taken pictures all over the world and paints glorious word-pictures with extraordinary photographs."
-- Popular Photography
** About Peter Guttman **
Two times named the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalist of the Year, called a "one-man Explorers Club" in the New York Times, and with zero inhibitions, Peter Guttman has blanketed the planet to create a far-reaching survey of both nearby dazzling landmarks and unknown, intriguing corners of our terrestrial home.
What's New in Version 2.3
Happy Holidays! Thanks for making Christmas in America a wonderful success! This update introduces several feature enhancements and adds to the music selection a featured track, "Sleigh Ride by Gary Guttman". Enjoy the music, the photographs, and the sharing of images with friends and family through the new and improved Facebook plugin.
Usage Note: To display an individual map pin for each photograph in a gallery tap on the gallery icon and then tap on the Red Thumbtack icon. See iPad screenshots for more details.
Winter in America, not Christmas in America would be a better title
Ok, first of all there are some very nice photos, but I thought less than half of them were holiday looking. Also, I found the photos being divided into three different slide shows inconvenient. I wanted to run it with music on my desk and would have to take time to change it. Last, I found the format confusing. You have to go to the map, select an area then start the slide show ( ok, it sounds easy) but, It took me sometime to figure this out. Some instructions on yhe main page would have been helpful, I even resorted to emailing the app support for help but received no response. I find the app Christmas!!! Was better for what I wanted. Think there is room for some more holiday slideshow apps.
A wonderful gift app for the holidays!
A beautiful collection of holiday images from across America. To show individual pins for all the photographs in a gallery just tap on a gallery icon from the map, and then tap the red thumbtack.
Just right for the holidays. Set this app up anywhere and play the slide show with the included Christmas music. I have it set up next to the tree.
- Category: Travel
- Updated: Dec 22, 2010
- Version: 2.3
- Size: 112 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Banzai Labs Inc.
- © Banzai Labs Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.