My Art PhD Experience And Advice For Those Considering Doing One

Several years ago I finished my PhD in new media art. It was an interesting and challenging experience. My PhD started as a Masters degree in photography. This reflected where my thinking and expertise was, at the time. The intent was to look as Kabbalah and to explore it through photography. Kabbalah (spelt in many […]

Great Idea – MindShift Gear’s Contact Sheet Protects Valuable Photography Gear While Shooting Outdoors

MindShift Gear (the outdoor photography bag spin-off company of Think Tank Photo) announces the release of its multi-purpose Contact Sheet.   Designed for photographers who work in wet or dirty environments and who need a clean, dry work area, this 3.5’ x 5’ ultralight, waterproof ground tarp provides a barrier from the elements.  The 3.5’x5’ Contact […]

PhoozL Announces Shared Cash-Prize Photo Contest: ‘PETS in B&W’

Photography competition site PhoozL announces a special cash-prize photo contest: ‘Pets in B&W’. This is a judged contest where the Top 3 Winners share a progressive (growing) cash prize pool from the paid-entry proceeds. The judge is pro pet photographer and pet photo author Andrew Darlow, and the contest is open to all logged-in members […]

The Week In Photography 28th May 2013

Here’s what has caught my attention on the Internet about photography over the past few weeks: Bug-eye camera offers a new view of the world Creating Drama Through Cinematic Light Backlit Photography 101: Secrets of Expressive Backlit Portraits The illusion of simplicity: photographer Peter Belanger on shooting for Apple Strange Geographies: The Mojave Desert’s Airplane […]

The Week in Photography 6th May 2013

Here’s what caught my attention on the Internet about photography in the past week: Amazing Macro Photos of Bugs With An Unsual Accessory Explore Hong Kong’s ‘Vertical Horizon’ in These Reverse-Vertigo Inducing Photos ProScope Micro Mobile lets your iPhone get mega-close-ups Panasonic introduces DMC-G6 and DMC-LF1 cameras 14-Year-Old Photographer’s Amazingly Surreal Self Portraits VFX pro […]

Canon EOS 5D Mark III firmware upgrade provides significant still-shooting and Full HD video improvements

Supports advanced user needs through clean HDMI output for video and boosted AF performance for low-light and telephoto shooting Sydney, Australia, 30 April 2013 – Canon Australia today announced that the new firmware upgrade for the EOS 5D Mark III digital SLR camera is now available for download, delivering considerable improvements to still-shooting and Full […]

The Week In Photography 25th April 2013

Here’s what caught my attention on the Internet in the past week or so: David Kingham Photography | Focusing at Night Seven Lenses for The Portrait Shooter on a Budget FocusTwist: Focus-Controllable Images with the iPhone | CDTobie’s Photo Blog How to Do Stop Motion Photography: An Introduction The Great Compositions of Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt […]

The Week In Photography 12th April 2013

Here’s what has caught my attention on the Internet recently about photography: Colorful Long Exposure Photos of Glow Sticks Dropped Into Waterfalls Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera G-Technology announces new family of Thunderbolt-equipped docks, drives NeroTrigger camera trigger is faster (and smarter) than your shutter finger Canon XA25 HD and XA20 HD Camcorders: […]