This week was pretty busy, lots of new things to read out there. Here are some that caught my eye.
Geotagging with the Photofinder Mini PhotoNetCast
This week on PhotoNetCast we talk with a couple of guys from ATP Electronics about their new geotagger. We’re also giving away a complete geotagging unit (worth $150!) plus a handful of SD memory cards.
Creating black and white cutouts Photodoto
John brings us a nice screencast on how to create black and white photos with color cutouts — he goes over two methods plus a combination of the two methods in his examples.
Printing Basics Beyond Megapixels
A good overview on printing photos from formats, to finish, and mounting.
LIFE photo archive hosted by Google Google
Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.
5 Tips for super macro photography Random Equations
Want to go beyond macro photography? This article lays out the equipment needed and some important tips for setting up your shots.
The nuts and bolts of off-camera flash F/1.0
Here’s a collection of 4 articles covering the topic of off-camera flash. I’ve read through them all as they were published, and they’re very much worth a read.
Understanding Camera Exposure Modes Beyond Megapixels
Although your camera may have a light meter built right into it, you still have some options for how that meter reacts to different situations. Here are some of the basic modes for exposure.
Thomas Hawk’s Photography Workflow Thomas Hawk’s Digital Connection
Thomas offers up some insight to his photography workflow using Bridge, ACR, and Photoshop. Definitely some good tips and insights — especially coming from a guy who posts around 30 new photos each day.
My new geotagging workflow All Narfed Up
Bryan guides us through his new geotagging workflow using the Amod AGL3080 and Lightroom on Windows. If you’re thinking about adding geotagging capabilities to your workflow, definitely check this out.
10 Steps to Maintain Your Camera HyperPhocal
Cleaning our gear is something we should all consider making a part of our recurring activities. Here are 10 tips for keeping your equipment clean and clear of problems.
10 things I hate about Flickr (and its users) Neil Creek
Neil posted a very interesting article about Flickr, Flickr comments, and Flickr users in general. Though he mentions the things that he “hates”, the article is intended to point out some of the flaws in the system and the way people use that system.
And here’s a fun theme slideshow that I found to be extremely creative. Found via Photojojo.
The fifth episode of the joint-effort PhotoNetCast was published earlier today. In this episode, we talk about geotagging — pros, cons, gadgets, technologies, etc. In our second topic, we also hit on the topic of traditional versus online photography stores. And, as always, the four of us bring an additional link to something that inspired us over the past weeks.