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“Six Photographs”: René Burri

“Six Photographs”: René Burri from PORT on Vimeo. Iconic Swiss photographer takes us on a journey through six images from his archive, photographing figures like Che Guevara chain-smoking in his office in 1963, Pablo Picasso in Cannes in 1957 and American G.I.s being entertained in a brothel in Seoul in 1961. Burri also recalls his […]

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The Photographer

The Photographer from 1948 features the personality, philosophy, techniques and artistry of edward weston, as shown through scenes of the artist at home, on location and at work with his students. u.s. information agency. (1982 – 10/01/1999) made possible by a donation from simon phipps.

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Howto: Import images into Lightroom from laptop to desktop computer while tethered shooting with Nikon

I was experimenting with tethered shooting in the studio and struggled with a few problems concerning my workflow. What I wanted to create was a situation in which I could shoot images in the studio, with my Nikon directly into the laptop, and automatically import these images on the fly into the desktop computer (iMac […]

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Olympus 50th anniversary PEN photostory

Olympus have created a movie to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Olympus PEN series. For this project, they took over 50,000 still photographs and combined them into a three-minute clip.

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Zackary Canepari the scapegoat of the New York Times

According to this article, Zackary Canepari has a problem. He is now an unwelcome photographer at the New York Times. This is the excuse they made: “A picture on May 5 with the continuation of a front-page article about the porous Afghanistan-Pakistan border, and the strategic advantages it offers to Taliban insurgents fighting American troops, […]

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Too much Photoshop, too much colour

Photo journalist Klavs Bo Christensen was disqualified from his country’s version of a picture-of-the-year contest for manipulating an image. Read the article here. Interesting to see that the judges found the images to be over processed in Photoshop with too much colour. “Photos submitted to Picture of The Year must be a truthful representation of […]

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Free PhotoShelter Search Engine Optimisation Toolkit

PhotoShelter Search Engine Optimisation Toolkit is a free come in handy PDF with lots of usefull information for optimising your photography website. All you have to do is leave your email address and they will send you the PhotoShelter Search Engine Optimisation Cookbook for free!

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My workflow with Adobe Lightroom

My workflow and Everything I do after taking images and before sending to my clients. I import my RAW or JPG images with a fire-wire card-reader to the computer by dragging the folder from the camera to the folder “Photo-import” on my hard-drive. I rename the folder with it’s date and subject. This looks like: […]

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Helen Levitt passed away at age 95

Helen Levitt passed away yesterday at her home in Greenwich Village in New York. Levitt was born on 31 August, 1913, started to work for a commercial portrait photographer in 1931, and purchased her first Leica in 1936, not long after an encounter with Henri Cartier-Bresson. She went on to become famous for her street […]

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Adobe accused of forcing RAW users to upgrade Photoshop

In the Netherlands Adobe is going to be sued by the NVJ for forcing RAW users to upgrade Adobe Photoshop to the latest version whenever they buy a new camera. Adobe doesn’t support older version of Photoshop with the new RAW upgrades. And therefore forces users to upgrade. This is an interesting case and I’m […]

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A decent online portfolio or just a nice show that irritates your possible customers

Photoshelter did an interesting survey with 550 image buyers. So if you like to know what they feel about using Flash, intro’s and the background colour for your images, you should probably download the PDF and read it with interest. I don’t think that you like to irritate your possible customers by having a nice […]

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New website DTOWN by Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski

DTOWN is a weekly show brought to you by Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski with KelbyTraining.com. A new website where each week Scott and Matt share their photography knowledge along with the coolest tips and tricks out there for Nikon’s digital SLR cameras.

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Noor 2008 feature stories

Noor has created a special release of the collection of the 2008 feature stories. The following images are links to some of the best features, from each of the Noor photographers.Read more….

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Best of 2008 in the picture

Here some links to news sites featuring the best of the year 2008 in pictures: Time Boston Globe MSNBC Reuters The Age Sports Illustrated

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British Journal of Photography – Capa mystery is revealed

The 72-year old mystery surrounding Robert Capa’s Falling Soldier picture has been solved, it has been claimed. The black-and-white image of a Spanish Civil War soldier falling backwards after being shot is Capa’s most famous photograph, which some people believe was staged. Read more at: British Journal of Photography – Capa mystery is revealed.

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Bigger sensors, the Leica S2, a great development!

With the announcement of Leica, Leica announces 37MP digital SLR-style camera the Leica S2, and rumours that Nikon is also working on a bigger sensor camera (Although no confirmation can be found, hence the rumour) it proofs that bigger sensors are becoming more mainstream as I reported before. I love this development because professional photographers […]

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Essential Websites and Resources for Photographers

Time wasn’t too long ago when the term “photographer’s portfolio” referred to a leather case filled with prints of your very best work. Those cases are still around, and they’re a worthwhile investment if you’re planning to show your work to local art directors and editors. But, like any other creative field, photography has gone […]

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Henri Cartier – Bresson

Quote: “To take a photograph is to align the head, the eye and the heart. It’s a way of life.” Henri Cartier – Bresson.

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MFA Boston: Exhibition: Karsh 100: A Biography in Images

In celebration of the 100th birthday of renowned photographer Yousuf Karsh (1908–2002), the MFA will host an exhibition of the great portraitist’s work, offering a visual biography of this twentieth-century legend. Born in Armenia, settling first in Canada and eventually in the United States, Karsh made a career photographing the world’s most distinguished statesmen, artists, […]

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Sean O’Hagan meets photographer Josef Koudelka who captured the 1968 Soviet invasion of Prague | Art and design | The Observer

Forty years on from the 1968 Soviet invasion of Prague, we meet Josef Koudelka, the man who captured the most startling images of that dramatic week, then went on to become one of the greatest photojournalists of our time Sean O’Hagan meets photographer Josef Koudelka who captured the 1968 Soviet invasion of Prague | Art […]

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