It’s shortly before the post-lunch session on day 3 of the conference. I have learned a lot, have a book of workshop handouts as bigg as a phone book, and there’s much more to come. Among the important things I’ve learned here: shoot a lot; shoot RAW if possible, thought JPEG isn’t filthy awful rotten […]
Ellen and I are in the Air France arrivals lounge after a remarkably good flight. Business class is all it’s cracked up to be. The French keyboard on this iMac is quite different from the American layout. Odd. I hve to use the shift key to type a period, the a and q keys are […]
I have my hosting for this site and some others at Textdrive, which has an active, informative, and entertaining forum. I’ve learned a lot there about hosting web sites from the generous and talented people, customers and employees, that post there. It is a real community. I particularly enjoy the off-topic area known ast Textdrivel, […]
Click to find out why this man is running away. Simple rules, simple pictures.
Shoot First, Eat Later | Food & Wine Here, a user-friendly guide to taking perfect food photographs, from great cameras to simple techniques (use your water glass as a tripod!) I like taking pictures of food.
The Reality of Resizing: Changing Image Resolution without Changing Quality | Layers Magazine Possibly one of the most confusing aspects of dealing with digital imagery is resolution-specifically, what it really is and how changing it affects an image. You’d be shocked at the number of brilliant designers who don’t know how to change an image […]
Came across a pointer in the TextDrive forums to this very cool looking online lens rental service, ZipLens. I want to try out a fast normal lens, like this Sigma 30mm f14. It would be $25 for a week, and they’re offering $5.00 discounts through the end of the year.
In Paris, Photographing a City That Has No Bad Side – New York Times More Paris travel coverage from the Times. I plan to photograph that city.
A Photoshop tutorial on Making Your Own Passport Photos, found via LifeHacker. The State Department has specific guidelines for photographers too. Should I post a copy of my passport photo here?
With the D50, I’m trying to figure out the color space settings, and it looks as though I need to do things differently if I’m going to print and if I’m going to the web. Sensible… but a clear explanation (or more precisely, choosing a search query that reveals a clear explanation) has been hard […]