The app is a collaboration between Little, Brown and Company, the publisher and the Ansel Adams Trust. It sells for US$13.99 in the US App Store and does not seem to be available in international App Stores, at least at present. The app brings together 40 images excerpted from Andrea Stillman’s Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs [...]
Tim O’Neal over on his Digital Paint magazine Blog has a neat little video that tells you how to block the easy printing via Facebook apps of images in your galleries. Simple, easy to do but I didn’t know about it before this video. http://www.digitalpaintmagazine.com/blog/941/disabling-photo-apps-in-facebook/
Photoshelter has a great article on using the iPad as a photography portfolio. It looks at how three photographers have done it.
My latest post on the HP Pro Photography blog is on the topic of courage in your photography and in life in general.
Cal Newport has written a great piece on a process for getting things of a creative nature done when there are other demands on your time. I recommend reading it here. His ideas draw from those of Paul Graham and David Allen and basically revolve around scheduling blocks of time through the week to do [...]
The Ebook Ebook By Michael Booth ISBN: 9788461440054 An eBook about eBooks seems an oxymoron, but isn’t, at least in this case. For this is an eBook about the whys and wherefores of producing eBooks, and given the rate at which things are changing in this field an eBook makes more sense as it is [...]
The next part in my photography business series has appeared on the HP Pro Photography blog. This one looks at tablets, like the iPad, and their potential for photographers. http://h30507.www3.hp.com/t5/Professional-Photography/The-Photography-Business-Part-12-How-Tablet-Computers-Are/ba-p/83323
Mashable has a great article listing 10 sites for iPhone photographers. These sites either inspire, provide places to display your iphonography or review apps for iPhonography. Great article. http://mashable.com/2010/10/30/iphone-photography-websites
I came across an amazing video on Youtube. It is an animation done to a speech by Sir Ken Robinson. Now I had heard him speak before and can only say I agree fully with him about the complete stupidity of the way we educate our kids and even, since I’ve spent most of my [...]
Free Webinar Sponsored by X-Rite & Nik Software Tuesday, November 23rd 1PM Eastern Time (12PM Central, 11AM Mountain, 10AM Pacific) Learn More and Register Here This webinar will teach fundamentals of end-to-end workflow for creative photographers, from pre-visualization through color management, capture and selected image editing techniques. Using the latest tools from Nik and X-Rite, [...]
I entered two images from my new, experimental series and picked up Bronze Awards for both of them. I was testing the waters with these as I’ve only been working on this series for the last few months and whilst feedback from photographers I knew was very positive I decided to use the Awards to [...]
The San Diego Art Institute’s “Museum of the Living Artist” is a 501 c 3 non-profit organization that promotes the visual arts. We are calling artists to submit to our 51st International Award Exhibition. SDAI is a great institution supporting the arts. It has excellent, modern exhibition facilities. The exhibition will run from April 16 [...]
Hi All, In response to some misunderstandings on a discussion group let me explain the rights we require over content submitted for the new magazine and app versions of DIMi: The concerns come from this paragraph: DIMi wants no rights over your submission beyond a perpetual and non-exclusive right to publish your work in any [...]
Call for Submissions Digital ImageMaker International is coming out as both a print magazine and as an app for iPad. DIMi looks at all areas of image making that involve some aspect of the digital. We are aiming to create ways for people to get recognition for their work, to help them get gallery shows [...]
The Photography Business, Part 11: Contemporary Art Photography as a Business is now up on the HP Pro Photography blog. It discusses how to approach contemporary art use of photography.
Photography Wisdom for iPad™ Now Available on the App Store The Photography Wisdom book, written by Wayne J. Cosshall, is now available for iPad from the App Store. The App provides all the content of the book, but as an App with an interactive Table of Contents. It also has very convenient brightness controls that [...]
New York, New York (October 26, 2010)— Manfrotto Distribution will showcase new generation options and solutions for expressive photographers by Gitzo, a pioneer in advanced and revolutionary technologies for photography, at PhotoPlus 2010. Located at booth number 235, Manfrotto Distribution will feature Gitzo’s ground-breaking motorized Athena head. The latest innovative motor-driven head, Athena, represents the [...]
Part 10 of my photography business series on the HP Pro Photo blog is now up and looks at the fine art photography business. Part 11 will look at contemporary art photography.
The man who probably did more than anyone for establishing fractals as not only an interesting way to create images but also the use of fractal mathematics in many areas of science has died at the age of 85. His book “The Fractal Geometry of Nature” probably started many of us who use or have [...]
Part 9 of my photography series on the HP Pro Photo blog is now up. It is on the difference between fine art photography and contemporary art that uses photography and the impact from a business perspective.
Part 8 of my Photography Business is up on the HP Pro Photo blog. It is on the topic of manufacturing and selling photo-based products.
The First Sling Bags with Easily Reversible Shoulder Straps SANTA ROSA, CALIF – Think Tank Photo today announced that in October it will release the Sling-O-Matic, the photo industry’s first sling bag that can be easily switched back and forth to either shoulder. The Sling-O-Matic’s adjustable, fully padded shoulder strap “automatically” slides along a set [...]
To celebrate Think Tank Photo’s 5th anniversary, they are running a photography competition till 30th of November. Details are on their Facebook page.
Think Tank Photo Celebrates 5th Year Anniversary SANTA ROSA, CALIF. U.S.A – One most often associates think tanks with groups of analysts pondering such heady issues as energy policy and global peace. But a think tank dedicated solely to camera bags? This didn’t stop designer Doug Murdoch from doing just that five years ago when [...]
Sydney, 8 September, 2010 – Canon’s annual Australian and New Zealand online photographic competition for amateur photographers, EOS Photo5, is back on again with fresh challenges to inspire contestants to new heights. “Designed to inspire creativity and passion in photography, the EOS Photo5 competition is based on five briefs that encourage photographic experimentation,” says Chris [...]
Corel® PaintShop Photo® Pro X3 Ultimate Now Available September 8, 2010 – Today, Corel announced the release of Corel® PaintShop Photo® Pro X3 Ultimate, a new photo-editing software collection combining the power of Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3 with an extended set of creative tools. The new Ultimate edition brings together the recently updated PaintShop [...]
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 75–300mm f4.8–6.7 (35mm equiv. 150–600mm) M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40–150mm f4.0–5.6 (35mm equiv. 80–300mm) with Movie & Still Compatible technology Olympus Imaging Corporation (President: Masaharu Okubo) is pleased to announce the addition of two new telephoto zoom lenses to the continually-growing lens system for Olympus’ new generation of PEN digital cameras: the M.ZUIKO [...]
Part 7 of my photography business series on the HP Professional Photography blog is now up. It covers turning services into products.
Canon continues to demonstrate R&D leadership with successive ‘world’s-first’ image sensor developments Sydney, 31 August 2010: Canon announced today that it has successfully developed the world’s largest*1 CMOS image sensor, with a chip size measuring 202 x 205 mm. Because its expanded size enables greater light-gathering capability, the sensor is capable of capturing images in [...]
The EOS 60D digital SLR offers users an array of new creative options including a vari-angle screen, creative filters and Full HD video capture with ‘Movie Crop’ feature. Sydney, 26 August 2010: Canon Australia has today further strengthened its market-leading EOS digital SLR range with the introduction of the EOS 60D. Replacing the popular EOS [...]