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Link Roundup 09-30-2010

Don’t forget that we have ongoing themes in our Flickr pool and I’ll be selecting my favorites on the topic of “Camera Porn” sometime next week. We only have a few entries in the pool, so be sure to see here for details on participating.

Link Roundup 08-23-2010

Okay… these are a little old, but I’m just getting back on the ball with my feed reading and link sharing. I have plenty more coming, but I didn’t want to push them all out at once.

On a side note, we’re also going to get the Flickr Challenge going again. The current challenge is “environmental portraits” — you can read the announcement here and see the current entries in the pool. I’ll be choosing the winners sometime this week.

Link Roundup 06-14-2010

I just realized that it’s been a few weeks since I posted some links! So here are a few that I have in my list… I’ve got more, but I don’t like posting more than 10-15 links at a time.

Link Roundup 02-28-2009

A bit late this week with the links, but we were having a few things worked on with the server so I figured I would take a break until everything went back to normal. Here are your selections of the week:

  • Tips for Better Self Portraits
    Nathan’s Favorite New Flavor
    Self portraits are tough — I’ve tried my fair share of them! Here are some tips to improve your skills in this area.
  • 10 Excellent Open Source and Free Alternatives to Photoshop
    Six Revisions
    There are a number of open source (and completely free) programs out there that do much of what Photoshop can. In this collection, you will find 10 excellent examples of open source and free alternatives to Adobe Photoshop.
  • Digital Black and White Photos
    Photodoto
    Here are a few good tips for creating black & white photos from your digital captures.
  • Capturing Urban Decay
    Photocritic
    Getting good photos of urban decay is not necessarily hard; it is more a matter of patience and understanding of the subject. So what is it that can help you become a better urban landscape photographer? Here are 10 tips for great urban photos.
  • Watermarks: Evolution of a Watermark
    JMG-Galleries
    In this article, Jim shows us the evolution of his watermark and reveals the reasoning behind each one. Very interesting for those considering the addition of a watermark to their photos.
  • 10 Easy Steps To Advanced Photography Skills
    Smashing Magazine
    By Trey Ratcliff (aka Stuck in Customs), one of the most famous and renowned HDR photographers on Flickr. In his article Trey describes some professional insights and useful photography tips that he collected over the years of his career.
  • Catacombs of Paris – The Real French Underground
    Zoriah.net
    I’ve heard of these catacombs under Paris, but I’ve never seen them like this. Zoriah takes to the caverns with some local cataphiles and shows us a different side of these historic entities.
  • D3A – The Best Photography Contest Ever
    DIYPhotography.net
    Wow! DIYPhotography.net is 3 years old! To celebrate, Udi has lined up some great prizes for the readers — and all you have to do is submit photos to his Flickr pool to be eligible for the contest.
  • Lessons I Didn’t Learn in Photo School
    Photoshop Insider
    Here are some really great lessons for photographers — definitely not anything you’ll find in a textbook.
  • 100 amazing iPhone photos
    Photocritic
    Camera phones can be pretty fun to use — especially high-end phones like the iPhone. Here is a huge collection of great photos taken with the iPhone.
  • How To Photograph Rock Concerts – The Basics
    digital Photography School
    Interestingly, I found this article the day after I shot my first concert. I can definitely say that the tips are helpful for those of us with less experience in the subject.
  • Filters in the Digital Age
    PhotoNetCast
    Lens filters can be difficult to comprehend in the digital age — so we chat about the different options and uses for the various filters available.
  • Pulled over by Los Angeles Port Police
    All Narfed Up
    My pal Bryan Villarin is quickly becoming the next Thomas Hawk when it comes to photography related run-ins with the authorities. His latest story involves being pulled over while shooting photos from a freakin’ boat!

Link Roundup 11-01-2008

Halloween is officially over, and I hope everyone had a safe evening. Here’s what’s been happening around the web over the last week.

Link Roundup 09-20-2008

So much going on this week…

Link Roundup 07-26-2008

Your weekly dose of photography reading from around the web:

Link Roundup 07-19-2008

Links from around the web…

Link Roundup 07-12-2008

I’m almost a full day late with this post… I picked up 7 rolls of developed film this morning and I’ve been busy scanning all day. By the way, does anybody out there have a good solution for scanning 110 film?

Link Roundup 07-05-2008

  • 8 Photography Myths Debunked
    Hyperphocal
    The points presented in this article are spot on 100% awesome. There are a lot of notions out there that many photographers end up believing to be true, but the accepted truth is not always true.
  • the appeal of the 50mm camera lens
    ProPhotoLife
    The 50mm prime lens is the king of all lenses… it’s just a fact. Check out some of Jim’s thoughts on why these lenses are so useful to have.
  • The importance of focus and quick tips on how to get it right
    Photodoto
    Focus in photography is about a lot more than simply sharpness or being able to see what you are looking at. Focus can enhance a subject by making it stand out from or blend into its surroundings. Here are some tips for getting it right.
  • the 15 second DIY adjustable snoot!
    F/1.0
    Five dollars and 15 seconds will get you a robust and adjustable snoot for your strobe. Great concept, and great DIY project!
  • Filters 101
    Beyond Megapixels
    It’s back to the basics with filters. Check out the different types, styles, and sizes available for your filtering needs.
  • Photo Term Series #17: Hyperfocal Distance
    JMG-Galleries
    Jim defines the term “Hyperfocal Distance” for us in this quick and educational series of photography speak.
  • The Top 10 Things You Want Most In The Next Version of Photoshop
    Photoshop Insider
    Survey results for what features people want in the next Photoshop
  • PIXCHANNEL
    An amazing collection of interviews and advice from equally amazing photographers. A MUST See website!