Apple Revolutionises Video Editing With Final Cut Pro X Apple® today announced Final Cut Pro® X, a revolutionary new version of the world’s most popular Pro video editing software which completely reinvents video editing with a Magnetic Timeline that lets you edit on a flexible, trackless canvas; Content Auto-Analysis that categorises your content upon import [...]
Part 2 of the Keeping Organised article is now up on the HP Professional Photography Blog. This part concentrates on the hardware side for photographers: storage, servers and backup and looks at some the the equipment HP offers in this area.
My latest post on the HP Professional Photography blog is entitled ‘How Photography Pros Stay Organised in a Multimedia World, Part 1‘ and covers the software side of finding images. Part 2 will look at local server solutions and more to look after the hardware side.
Entries open now · New categories for the Professional and Open Competitions · Moving Image Awards expand following success of its inaugural award · New Youth competition for under 20s The World Photography Organisation (WPO) has now opened entries for the Sony World Photography Awards 2012. The Sony World Photography Awards is the world’s most [...]
The first volume in the Digital ImageMaker Interactive Portfolio series, Wayne J. Cosshall Photography and Digital Imaging, is now available as an app for iPad from the App Store. It sells for US$9.99 or AUD$12.99. “The iPad is such a wonderful platform to bring the depth of photographers’ and digital artists’ work to a [...]
My latest post on the HP Professional Photography blog concerns my observations about how changing attitudes across generations is having a more profound effect on photography than technological change is.
Following on from talking about brushes for the iPad, Wacom has just announced a Bamboo Stylus for use with the iPad. It has a 6mm diameter tip, 25% smaller than the 8mm used on some other stylus designs. This should make for a more precise use. It weighs 20 grams and is claimed to be [...]
The iPad is an obvious device for painters to try to use, though it does lack the pressure sensitivity of things like a Wacom tablet. But a finger is just not the same as a brush. A number of companies are now offering brushes for the iPad that you just might find easier to use. [...]
As you may have heard, the iPhone tracks your movements continuously and stores this info in a file on the iPhone that gets backed up to your computer by iTunes. It does this using the mobile phone tower triangulation that is used as a backup for and to speed up your GPS system. Below is [...]
My latest article on the HP Professional Photography blog covers how photographers can make good use of HP’s MagCloud, a site that prints magazines on demand. The reality is that this site offers huge potential for photographers beyond the obvious, of self-publishing a magazine.
Adobe has release a software development kit to aid developers in producing apps for the iPad that interact with Photoshop. The SDK is supposed to work with other tablets running Android and Blackberry OS’ but the first apps are for the iPad. To work this requires an update to Photoshop to 12.0.4 level, which is [...]
While I haven’t had a chance to test one yet I found a review on the ProPhoto website of the Phase One P45 Achromatic+ back. While the review has some problems, it does cover the features of this back which might appeal to well healed mono and IR photographers.
My latest post on the HP Professional Photography blog is on finding ways to integrate the other passions you have in your life with your photography. Doing so adds many benefits.
Experimental Digital Photography By Rick Doble Lark Photography Books, 2010 ISBN 978-1-60059-517-2 Rick Doble’s Experimental Digital Photography is a timely and excellent book for loosening people up and helping them to break out. The book focuses on the more expressive and creative forms of photography, from using slow shutter speeds and creating extreme blur to [...]
My latest post on the HP professional Photography blog is on shooting to suit your workflow.
I came across this great article on Smashing Magazine on using tablets as a design tool, for sketching ideas and working with clients. It includes a great review of the pens available to use with the iPad. It could be quite relevant to photographers as well. After all, we have ideas too sometimes, don’t we? [...]
Google has launched its Art Project, an ambitious project to bring the art works of the world’s galleries and museums onto the web in deep zoomable, detailed form. Currently Art Project has work from the following institutions on show: Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin – Germany Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian, Washington DC – USA The Frick [...]
As I look around the web I see so many photographers, including serious, well-respected professional photographers, getting all excited about photography with their iPhones. What’s going on? Well, in the spirit of scientific investigation I have downloaded a bunch of photography apps for my iPhone and will start shooting with them and see for myself. [...]
My latest post on the HP Professional Photography blog (http://h30507.www3.hp.com/t5/Professional-Photography/It-Is-Time-for-a-Camera-with-Apps/ba-p/89041) discusses the potential benefits from camera manufacturers enabling the development of apps on their cameras using published APIs (application programming interface).
I will be doing a 1.5 hour webinar on how to do digital infrared photography on Wednesday March 9 at 1pm CST time in the US. This is 6am Thursday 10th of March Australian Eastern Summer Time. The webinar covers what you need to do infrared with a digital camera, tricks of exposure and how [...]
Corel® Launches International Design Contest to Celebrate CorelDRAW® Talent From Around the World With More than $75,000 in Prizes to Be Won! March 4, 2011C Announced today, the 2011 CorelDRAW® International Design Contest is now open to all CorelDRAW® and Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™ users across the globe. Whether you use CorelDRAW or Corel PHOTO-PAINT for work [...]
Epson Stylus® Photo R3000 – Epson’s most creative A3+ printer yet Sydney, 02 March 2011: Epson has released its most creative A3+ printer yet for advanced amateur, semi-professional and professional photographers, the Epson Stylus® Photo R3000. With nine high capacity cartridges of Epson UltraChrome K3® with Vivid Magenta pigment ink, networking and wireless connectivity, and [...]
My latest post on the HP Professional Photography blog addresses the issues of why it is now fashionable to get down and dirty with your images. View the article by following this link or use this link http://h30507.www3.hp.com/t5/Professional-Photography/Why-Grungy-Photos-Are-Back-in-Fashion/ba-p/87365
Phoozl Launches Unique “Alphabetography Photo Challenge” on Facebook Photo games site Phoozl.com has announced the launch of its new, seasonal “Alphabetography Photo Challenge: the Four Seasons” contest as a Facebook Application. The first “Winter” challenge or contest has just begun after the start of the Winter 2010/11 season (in the Northern Hemisphere), and it runs [...]
Wayne is doing an IR photography webinar on Thursday 20th at 6PM US Central Standard Time, which is 11am Friday 21st Australian Eastern Summer Time. The webinar runs for 1.5 hours and covers IR photography and how to get going on it. More details and booking are on this website.
My latest article on the HP Professional Photography blog is on passion, what it is, why it matters and how to find it. Passionate Photography article
2010 was a mixed back year for me. Personally there were a lot of distractions associated with caring for my mother-in-law who sadly died on New Year’s Eve at 11:05pm. Her cancer caused much pain and other issues that often made life difficult for everyone in the house, and since I work from home it [...]
In 2010 we had over 160,000 visitors to the site, which considering all the distractions that 2010 had, was not too bad afterall.
My latest post on the HP Professional Photography blog is on our frame of mind and how this relates to our photography and more directly to our business in tough times.
TrueDoF, the unique depth of field calculator for the digital photography age, is available now on iPhone and iPod Touch. TrueDoF is a major step forward in working with depth of field: TrueDoF is the only depth of field calculator that takes the effects of diffraction into account (diffraction is the blurring caused when light [...]