Tag Archives: geotagging

Link Roundup 11-22-2008

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.
  • Two Ways To Get Background Circles
    DIYPhotography.net
    Udi gives us the scoop on how to create interesting backgrounds using some simple lighting equipment.
  • 45 Beautiful Motion Blur Photos
    Smashing Magazine
    A great collection of photos exhibiting various motion blur effects. Awesome inspiration.
  • 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.
  • Wear Good Shoes: Advice to young photographers
    Magnum Blog
    If you want some advice from seasoned photographers, this article features tips from 35 experts.
  • Luring your Child into the World of Photography!
    Photojojo
    Introducing kids to photography is such an awesome thing. Here are some tips including which cameras to use, how to handle the camera, what to teach them, and how to teach them.
  • 10 Astounding Astrophotos by Phil Hart
    digital Photography School
    Examples of astro-photography done right! Here are some great photos to check out.
  • 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.

Link Roundup 11-15-2008

Link Roundup 06-28-2008

  • the Nuts and Bolts of off-camera flash – part 2, manual flash
    F/1.0
    A really great review of the methods for firing an off-camera flash unit: various connectors, wireless, etc.
  • 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.
  • Jowling – Photography Fun For a Rainy Day
    digital Photography School
    It’s both funny and frightening what we can do with a human face and a camera.
  • 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.
  • Matt Kloskowski Shares His Wishlist for Photoshop Features
    Photoshop Insider
    Matt does an awesome job at laying out some useful features that Photoshop could possibly have in the future. He even goes so far as to mock up the dialogs and layouts of the tools he’s dreamed up.
  • Do High-End Cameras Make You A Better Photographer?
    JMG-Galleries
    A philosphical discussion about the age-old question “is it the photographer or the camera?” Definitely some good insights shared in this post and comments.
  • 10 Tips on Getting Your Photos Into a Gallery Show
    HyperPhocal
    Getting started with gallery shows can seem impossible for a beginner, but here are some tips and methods for getting your work on the public wall.
  • 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.


looking down. from hrrrthrrr on Vimeo.

PhotoNetCast Episode 5 is Available

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.

Listen to PhotoNetCast Episode 5