Photography

Canon Powershot G12: From Snapshots to Great Shots

This is an absolutely great book. Recommended on Amazon as I had purchased something G12 related in the past, I downloaded a sample chapter to the Kindle (a dangerous activity at the best of times) and I was hooked. From

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Canon Powershot G12: From Snapshots to Great Shots

This is an absolutely great book. Recommended on Amazon as I had purchased something G12 related in the past, I downloaded a sample chapter to the Kindle (a dangerous activity at the best of times) and I was hooked. From

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Ten Photo Assignments by Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler

This is a superbly fashioned instruction course for those who want to go beyond photographic snaps and start to think about what makes a photo particularly remarkable. Although it won’t provide a simple formula to turn you into a photographic

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Ten Photo Assignments by Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler

This is a superbly fashioned instruction course for those who want to go beyond photographic snaps and start to think about what makes a photo particularly remarkable. Although it won’t provide a simple formula to turn you into a photographic

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Capture: Deep Theory Well Executed

Capture by Rand, Broughton and Quintenz-Fiedler is an opulent manual that plumbs the depths of photographic theory, presenting it with clarity and extends the traditional analogue into the digital discussing the aspects that make working digital unique. This is a

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Capture: Deep Theory Well Executed

Capture by Rand, Broughton and Quintenz-Fiedler is an opulent manual that plumbs the depths of photographic theory, presenting it with clarity and extends the traditional analogue into the digital discussing the aspects that make working digital unique. This is a

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Deductive Tourist Traps

Eric Fischer has posted a new series of visualisations ‘Locals and Tourists‘ depicting the location of photos taken in urban areas around the world. In this series he attempts to distinguish between those taken by tourists (people who seem to

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Deductive Tourist Traps

Eric Fischer has posted a new series of visualisations ‘Locals and Tourists‘ depicting the location of photos taken in urban areas around the world. In this series he attempts to distinguish between those taken by tourists (people who seem to

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The Changing Camera Market by Flickr

I just happened to take a quick peek at the camera stats at Flickr today. I had uploaded and explored this data on ManyEyes a years or so ago and perhaps not surprisingly noted that Canon dominated the point-and-shoot market

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The Changing Camera Market by Flickr

I just happened to take a quick peek at the camera stats at Flickr today. I had uploaded and explored this data on ManyEyes a years or so ago and perhaps not surprisingly noted that Canon dominated the point-and-shoot market

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Realtime Mashup

This one could also be called…another great time waster…but it is well done. FlickrVision uses streaming photo posts from Flickr that have locational references. It displays geo-referenced popups of the images as they are posted to Flickr. Hovering over a

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Realtime Mashup

This one could also be called…another great time waster…but it is well done. FlickrVision uses streaming photo posts from Flickr that have locational references. It displays geo-referenced popups of the images as they are posted to Flickr. Hovering over a

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How to Make an old Schloss New

(if this image is just a pretty palace, click refresh to reload the animated gif and enjoy a quick look at the rebuilding of the schloss) I am always both fascinated and charmed to see an older building lovingly restored

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How to Make an old Schloss New

(if this image is just a pretty palace, click refresh to reload the animated gif and enjoy a quick look at the rebuilding of the schloss) I am always both fascinated and charmed to see an older building lovingly restored

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Memory Feedback

I happened to stumble upon (literally – I was using the new StumbleThrough feature of StumbleUpon) this wonderful Flickr collection. In this set, Michael Hughes captures a variety of popular tourist sites and superimposes souvenirs in photo in situ. What

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Memory Feedback

I happened to stumble upon (literally – I was using the new StumbleThrough feature of StumbleUpon) this wonderful Flickr collection. In this set, Michael Hughes captures a variety of popular tourist sites and superimposes souvenirs in photo in situ. What

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Ok. This HDR Thing…

I have been downloading HDR images over the past few months and using them as desktop images because they are so evocative. I was fascinated by this digital processing technique and although I did find some good technical explanations about

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Ok. This HDR Thing…

I have been downloading HDR images over the past few months and using them as desktop images because they are so evocative. I was fascinated by this digital processing technique and although I did find some good technical explanations about

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