Good stuff all around, with lots of exciting news this week.
Before I Die I Want To… A Polaroid Project
What an amazing project — Polaroid photos of people from all over the place, and they write down what they want to do before they die on the Polaroid. Entertaining and inspirational.
I Started a $2 Portraits Group on Flickr Thomas Hawk’s Digital Connection
Thomas Hawk has been pursuing a project where he offers people asking for money $2 in exchange for their portrait. Now he’s even started a Flickr group so others can join him.
Advance Testing the Nikon D90 Chase Jarvis
Chase Jarvis runs us through the features of the new Nikon D90 dSLR camera. He’s got a great video and a bunch of stuff to say about this camera.
pinhole camera for trade Pro Photo Life
Jim Talkington is doing an interesting experiment — he’s trading off a pinhole camera for something else photographic, seeing what he can eventually work his way up to.
Before I get into the links this week, I wanted to mention where these things usually come from. The links originate from all over the place, but I horde them in my del.icio.us account. I bookmark everything that I come across that may be useful to somebody at some point in time.
I have nearly 1500 bookmarks and about 1000 of those are photography related. If you’re looking for resources on a specific topic, you can either search for it under my account or look for a tag that best matches what you’re looking for. You can find lots of links for things like DOF, exposure, macro, portrait, sharpness, software, workflow, etc. And if you’re also a del.icio.us user and you have something you want me to take a look at, just tag it with “for:auer1816” and I’ll be sure to get it.
In your bedroom All Day I Dream About Photography
Antoine launches a new project that requires you to take a photo from within your bedroom of all places! There’s a prize for the winner of the contest too!
PROJECT: Iron Chef Photography – Shoes Neil Creek
Neil launches another “Iron Chef Photography” project this month and the topic is “shoes”. Also take a look at the results from the last project on 3D photos. Neil has been a busy guy over the last few days. Now he’s launched a Flickr group for his blog for the purpose of learning photography and sharing photos with other readers.
Approaching People As A Photographer ZachIsHere.com
Photographing people is one of the most difficult aspects of photography, especially when those people are strangers. Here are some tips for dealing with that situation.
8 steps to sharper photos photocritic.org
8 ways to ensure sharper photos, from taking the photo, equipment settings, post processing, and more.
Going Manual: Learning Exposure Basics Beyond Megapixels
Shooting in manual mode can teach you a lot about exposure in photography. Getting rid of the light meter can take that experience to a whole new level.
Nine Strategies For Quoting The Big Job Digital Pro Talk
If you’re approached about shooting a pretty big job, keep these nine tips in the back of your mind to ensure that you and the customer both get a fair trade.