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What is ISO?

Sun November 22, 2009

Todd and Diane are at it again with a good tutorial on understanding ISO.

[ Read the tutorial at: White On Rice Couple ]

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Use Shutter Speed to Control Motion

Sun November 22, 2009

A good tutorial on how to use shutter speed to control motion from Todd and Diane.

[ Read the tutorial at: White On Rice Couple ]


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Newspaper Editor Gets Offended by Reader’s Comment, Gets Him Fired

Thu November 19, 2009

OK, that takes the cake! A reader makes a stupid (not criminal) comment on an article and, instead of simply deleting that comment, an editor goes overboard to track the IP address and eventually gets the author of the comment fired.

The editor probably thinks he’s a hero; he was pretty proud of what he accomplished.

That raises a number of questions:

  • Why was the offending comment published if it was offensive? Don’t they have filters that automatically reject these type of offensive posts?
  • Why not simply delete the comment? The problem with most blog software is that once you post a comment you cannot delete it, even if you immediately regret posting it. So, the correct reaction is to simply delete the comment.
  • If the commenter is a repeat offender (because you went to the trouble to track his IP address — which is probably illegal, as far as privacy issues are concerned), then block the IP address.

Offensive comments and spam are a fact of life if you run a site. No need to go overboard in your reaction. That was real mean.

[ Read the article at: Gawker.com ]

[ via Strobist ]


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Adobe addresses Photoshop CS4 printing issues

Thu November 19, 2009

If you are having trouble printing accurate colors using Photoshop CS4 on the Mac, it’s because there is some kind of issue with printing accurate targets for profiling printers.

[ via BJP ]


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Photography’s Old Boys Club Is Gone Forever

Thu November 19, 2009

Read Paul Melcher’s interesting article over at: Black Star Rising


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Digital Camera 101 – Image Stabilization Explained

Wed November 18, 2009

We have posted another tutorial on “Photoxels on Facebook”: Digital Camera 101 – Image Stabilization Explained


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Digital Camera 101 – Setting Custom White Balance

Fri November 13, 2009

Perfect for Lunch Break Reading, here is how to set Custom White Balance on your digital camera so you can get real colors under artificial light.

[ Read the tutorial at: Photoxels on Facebook ]


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Digital Camera 101 – Photoxels on Facebook

Fri November 13, 2009

We have added 2 posts to our series on Digital Camera 101 on Facebook. This is a tutorial covering the basics of a digital camera and we assume nothing, nada. If you are new (or know someone who is new to digital cameras), come visit and feel free to ask questions, add a comment, and contribute.

[ Visit Photoxels on Facebook ]


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Digital Camera 101 on Facebook

Thu November 12, 2009

We’re starting our “Photoxels on Facebook” feature with a posting (in the Discussions section) on “Digital Camera 101“. As the name implies, it covers the basics. We’re going to publish this in series and the first one discusses the different types of digital cameras available.

[ Visit Photoxels on Facebook ]


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Warning: Facebook and MySpace Strip Photo Copyright Data

Wed November 11, 2009

In a report published this week by the American Society of Media Photographers, they reveal that the terms of service (TOS) for Facebook, Photobucket, Flickr, MySpace, YouTube and Twitter may allow these social media sites to strip the copyright data that you have painstakingly added to the photos that you post on these sites.

[ Read the full article at: PDNPulse ]


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How To Take Perfect Long Exposures @ PhotographyBLOG

Wed November 11, 2009

It’s easily done with film but more challenging using a dgital SLR camera. David Norton shows how. A tutorial not to be missed!

[ Read this immensely useful tutorial at: PhotographyBLOG ]


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Do’s and Don’ts of Real Estate Photography

Wed November 11, 2009

Carla Johnson, a middle school teacher in Cambridge, Ontario, has combined her interests and expertise in Real estate and photography into her new book “Magnetic Real Estate Photography.” It’s a how-to guide for realtors and investors and is stocked with colorful images and concise tips outlining the do’s and don’ts of capturing photos of properties that will appeal to prospective buyers and renters.

[ Read the full article at: The Canadian Press ]

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