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Fotostrecke: Die besten Bilder der Spiele – Olympia 2008 – stern.de

Some great sports images from the Olympics. Fotostrecke: Die besten Bilder der Spiele – Olympia 2008 – stern.de

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Really great and cool future potential for Microsofts Photosynth

I can see great possibilities for Microsoft’s Photosynth. Not the way it is being presented at this moment. I haven’t been testing it because the coolest OS in the world is not supported yet;-), but from what I have been reading it only works for one user’s images. All the on-line program does is stitch […]

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Beijing Olympics Stadium: photographers pit in 360 degree

A really amazing 360 degree image, shot by Kari Kuukka, showing the photographers pit during the Olympic games in Beijing. The Shift key will zoom in, the Command (Mac) / Control (Windows) key will zoom out. Click and hold down the mouse button inside the photo to navigate around. Beijing Olympics Stadium: about 30 min. […]

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Photo Business News & Forum: Paint It Black – Sports Sidelines Changing Shades

Nikon’s flagship D3 – even with a smaller chip than it’s competition the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III (and even it’s predecessor the 1Ds Mark II) has painted the sidelines at the Olympics (and so too, the news event press pens in DC) more and more black. This is substantially due to Nikon’s high ISO […]

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Magnum Workshop Brighton for advanced photographers

The Magnum Workshop Brighton UK is a five-day practical event intended for advanced photographers wishing to proceed with the next stage of their photographic careers. Led by three Magnum photographers Carl De Keyzer, Mark Power and Donovan Wylie, this workshop is an exciting opportunity to build a new body of work under the guidance of […]

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Moscow Never Sleeps by Gerd Ludwig at National Geographic Magazine

Photographer Gerd Ludwig discovers the sinister magic of a city that reveals its true colors at night. Read more at National Geographic Magazine’s website.

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The digital Journalist features Ed Kashi in Nigeria Delta

“Ed Kashi – Curse of the Black Gold” is the name of the impressive feature photo story about the Delta Region in the south of Nigeria.“As anybody who has filled up his or her SUV recently, and watched the cost to do so rise to over $100, is painfully aware, a part of our daily […]

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PortraitProfessional making retouching easy

If you’re a portrait photographer and find retouching images with Photoshop difficult, try PortraitProfessional. Have a look at their website and don’t forget to try the trial version! Both Windows and Mac versions are available. I tested the Mac trial version and I must admit, that after getting used to the way the sliders work, […]

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Universal Photographic Digital Imaging Guidelines or UPDIG

John Harrington wrote an interesting article about UPDIG, Universal Photographic Digital Imaging Guidelines. At least interesting because all issues about Image pre processing are mentioned at one place. A great starting point if you’re struggling with things like color management, color spaces monitor calibration etc. Have a quick look at the UPDIG website and bookmark […]

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Ziv Koren new visual aesthetic digitally combines still photos with moving images

At the Wired weblog an item about war photographer Ziv Koren. Ziv Koren is a world-renown combat photographer whose coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has vaulted him to international acclaim. Now, he’s helping invent a whole new visual aesthetic that digitally combines still photos with moving images, seamlessly. Koren has spent years shooting for titles, […]

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Field trip with Leica M8 in Iraq by Michael Kamber

If you believe in the Leica myth despite my earlier posts then have a look at Michael Kamber’s website. Here a real professional photographer tells about his experiences with his Leica M8. Michael Kamber concludes: As I said earlier, I do not write this because I dislike Leica, quite the opposite. I have used their […]

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Interesting new viewfinder coming from Nikon

Nikon has patented an invention whereby a small display screen is visible through the optical viewfinder. The photographer can switch back and forth between the optical image and the digital display for a variety of purposes. According to the patent, one of the most prominent uses will be to enable a wide viewing angle when […]

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Times Online story about Josef Koudelka and 1968, summer of hate

Times Online has a story published about Josef Koudelka. This Magnum photographer became famous with his pictures of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia. Josef Koudelka crouched on the roof of a building in Wenceslas Square, Prague, his camera lens trained on the street below. Thousands of Soviet troops rumbled past in tanks – the city […]

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Indecisive Moments documentary by Larry Towel at Magnum blog

Larry Towell is a photojournalist who tells a story from a very humanistic point of view adding his own unique perspective. From 1993 to 2006 he photographed in Israel and Palestine, producing an immense body of work. In 2001 he was given a small video camera and began to maintain a video diary while working […]

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DNG workflow with Lightroom and DNG becoming ISO standard

The DNG alternative RAW file format from Adobe has been submitted to the ISO standards. This means that in the future the DNG format will become the standard for RAW file formats, like TIFF, JPG etc. I believe that this is a good development if you consider al the different RAW formats that are already […]

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Foam: A call for talent

This is the ad used by Foam magazine. If you are a talented photographer you can get your images published in a 16-page portfolio in Foam Magazine #16, the ‘Talent’ issue! But what strikes me the most is the image used for this ad. I can’t see if this guy is holding a camera or […]

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Build your own pinhole camera with Corbis Readymech

For those of you who like to experiment with pinhole cameras, or just like to build their own camera that actually works and is made of cardboard, have a look at Corbis Readymech Cameras. Here you can download your favourite design and build a real pinhole camera. You can also take part in the Worldwide […]

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New international photo-magazine: Dienacht

(openPR) – “Dienacht” is an independent, demanding, international and honest magazine aside of the mainstream, which offers a payable alternative to the conventional photo-magazines.There are contributions from all over the world – from Lithuania, Iran, Czech Republic , Taiwan, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom,… brilliant photography-portfolios and reports, graphic-design, texts concerning the backgrounds and hot topics.The […]

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Philip Blenkinsop at work video: My Asian Heart

Philip Blenkinsop started his professional career at the age of 21 working for The Australian, a national broadsheet in Sydney. He soon found that being a newspaper photographer was not for him. He found the work shallow and repetitive and decided to take a chance and move to Southeast Asia. He sold his car, and […]

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Refocus afterwards with Refocus Imaging

Have a look here if you ever had a problem with focussing. According to Refocus Imaging we are going to be able to refocus the image afterwards. I really like this technology! Think of what this will do to expert sport-photographers. Now anyone can get the focus right.

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