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Archive for November, 2012

Leica S2, Nick Rains, and fixed focal lengths

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“Medium format digital and travel seem to be almost mutually exclusive,” writes Nick Rains in Travelling with the Leica S2.  True – when you’re on the road, you usually don’t want to lug around a bulky medium-format unless you want to make poster-size images, which is what Rains decided to Read more…

Paul Aresu’s Brave New World of Post-Process Compositing

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Shutterbug has posted an article about Paul Aresu’s sports images.  The article and images are not about photography per se; they comprise of composite and constructed images.  Just as some painters can and do create a painting from the mind’s eye, these images too were put together after conceiving or Read more…

A Technical How-To and an ‘Un-Technical’ Snapshot Camera

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The name of the game in exposing starry skies is to ensure that there is no ambient light and to time your exposure just right.  Rick Berk’s unusual how-to on DP School explains how to photograph Starry Sky Landscapes.  This how-to eschews those ‘standard’ star trails shots and, instead, concentrates on Read more…

Tim Laman’s Magnificent Obsession: The Bird of Paradise

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Nature and Wildlife Photographers get around and Tim Laman has got around more than most.  But Laman also did an eight-year marathon spell of photography in the forests of Papua New Guinea (PNG) to realize his Magnificent Obsession: photographing all 39 species of those fabled, but very real, Birds of Read more…

Of Copyrights, Collieries and a Certain Iceberg . . .

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The ‘First’ Nail in the Coffin of Copyright? Would you be fine with some media giant using your photographs “without the knowledge and permission of the copyright owner,” i.e. you?  If England’s Vince Cable and Lord Marland of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills have their way, you’ll have Read more…

Compact Camera, Specialized Attachment, Gear Bag — and more!

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The gear announcements have flown thick and fast so let’s take in a multifarious bunch: a compact camera, a specialized attachment, a gear bag, and a couple of nifty accessories. Compact Camera Canon’s new PowerShot G15 compact boasts 12.1 MP and a 1/1.7 inch sensor. This baby is smartly and Read more…

Three Blind Photographers, and their Respective ‘Ninth Symphonies’

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  “If I belonged to any other profession it would be easier, but in my profession it is a frightful state,” wrote Beethoven about his deafness in around 1801 to one of his friends.  It’s no urban myth; it’s true: Beethoven was just about deaf when he wrote what is Read more…

One-Source Soft, Flattering Lighting – Tutorial and Kit!

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Here’s a tutorial that’s all about creating soft, flattering lighting using flash – several ways to do it.  Moreover, the photographer, Rick Berk, backs it all up with some wonderful portraits in which he has used fairly simple lighting techniques, mostly with flash.  One Light Portraits: Simple Elegance will get Read more…

Weekend Wrap-up: Contests, Tutorial & Photography Story

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Wedding-Day Blowout Credit Danielle Rivera with turning a (photographic) lemon into lemonade.  An item posted yesterday on DNAInfo tells an amazing story.  Danielle wed her husband Wilfredo one year back but had no memories to show for it: the photographer friend that Danielle had hired couldn’t hack it – as Read more…

A Chocolate-Box Assortment of Product News

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Nobility Be it ironic or magnanimous, digital is lending a helping hand to its near-vanquished rival, film.  Massive Dev Chart Timer is an app for the iPhone and other mobile devices that take digital photographs . . . but its raison d’etre is to provide precise information in terms of Read more…

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