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Use Colors For Maximum Impact In Your Photographs

Fri March 12, 2010

What can Leone Battista Albeirti, Leonard da Vinci, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the ancient Egyptians, and Alice [in Wonderland fame] teach us about how to use colors for maximum impact in our photographs? The first four mentioned know quite something about color theories. Who let Alice in here? Um, “Curiouser and curiouser.”

Read the article at: Black Star Rising.


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Another Copyright Controversy: Polaroid Sells Artists Photos

Fri March 12, 2010

Can you sell pictures that do not belong to you? Apparently so according to PBE Corporation (a remnant of the collapsed Petters Group, which owned Polaroid Corporation). Incredible!

Read the article at: BJP.


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Understanding Exposure – Aperture

Thu March 11, 2010

As some of you know, I am going through Bryan Petersen’s excellent book, Understanding Exposure, on Photoxels on Facebook and adding my comments to each chapter. I learned a lot from that book and heartily recommend it to anyone who wants to learn and improve their photography. After a long hiatus, I’ve now just posted my discussion on the “Aperture” chapters.

Visit Photoxels on Facebook and click on the Discussions tab to acess the content.


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Being a Mentor

Thu March 11, 2010

There is probably nothing more satisfying in life [as one grows older, I must add] than to be able to mentor a younger person willing to learn. Seven photographers look back at how their mentors have helped them succeed and what makes a good mentor.

Read the article at: PDN


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Copyright for Photographers

Thu March 11, 2010

Did you know that any photograph you take is automatically copyrighted to you? So when is a copyright notice needed?

Read the article at: Bob Atkins.


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Copying Others’ Work For Your Own Conceptual Work?

Thu March 11, 2010

Never heard of this before but an artist displaying her work at the Whitney Museum of Art’s Biennial exhibition used work from other photographers without their permission under the guise of being a conceptual artist. Apparently the Museum thinks this is also all right because they have not removed the offending exhibit.

Read the article at: PDNPulse.


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Erased Your iPhone? There’s a Ken Rockwell Article For That

Thu March 11, 2010

Before you connect your iPhone to your computer to try to fix whatever you’ve erased on your iPhone, DON’T!

Instead, be sure to read Ken’s article first on an important step before that will allow you to restore what you’ve lost through your back up.

Read the article at: Ken’s article.


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Fujifilm receives Academy Award

Wed March 10, 2010

How about that? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented Fujifilm Corp. with an Academy Award for scientific and technical achievement at a special awards dinner held on Feb. 20, 2010.

Fujifilm was recognized for the development of Fujicolor ETERNA-RDI digital intermediate film, the first motion picture film in the world designed specifically for use in converting digital image data to negative film.

Read the newswire at: PMA Newsline.


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Will Print Magazine Survive? BJP Experiments With Monthly

Wed March 10, 2010

In answering the question of why publish a weekly print magazine when news are now instant online, the British Journal of Photography made the surprising decision to go back to a monthly print format. What will readers need in a visually rich format to be willing to plunk down money for? BJP is banking on images printed on higher quality paper and articles with more depth. Will that be enough?

Read the article at: British Journal of Photography.


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Night Photography Tips

Mon March 8, 2010

Great tips for shooting Night Photography from Backpacker Magazine.

Read the tutorial at: Backpacker Magazine.


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Black Light Photography

Thu March 4, 2010

There is a very interesting article on Black Light Photography over at Black Star Rising.

Read the article at: Black Star Rising.


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Sony dash™ Personal Internet Viewer

Tue March 2, 2010

Sony dash Personal Internet Viewer

Sony dash Personal Internet Viewer

I received an ad in my mailbox for the new Sony dash™ Personal Internet Viewer and I was intrigued enough to visit their site and get the details on this new Internet Appliance.

The Sony dash™ Personal Internet Viewer currently defies categorization. Besides displaying pictures (from a USB or online service) on its 7 inch display screen, you can also browse the Internet using free Apps (remind you of any other device?). There are apps for weather, traffic, social networking, movies, music & more. The apps are courtesy of “Chumby” that delivers 1500+ free Internet Apps streamed to you through a personalized channel. There are apps to access Facebook, Twitter and Gmail.

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