Archive for December 2011

14 Dec, 2011 | Posted by: st




SQUARES RULE! Five Reasons to Love the Square Format – From o the Guest Contributor Column at DPS, Andrew S. Gibson: “Perhaps one of the unintended consequences of digital photography is that it has opened up areas of photography that were previously limited to people that had certain equipment. Digital cameras have changed all that. You have the choice of using your camera’s native aspect ratio (a rectangle) or you can crop to a different aspect ratio in post-processing. Why would anyone crop to a square? Here are five reasons to love the square format. http://www.digital-photography-school.com/five-reasons-to-love-the-square-format
PHOTO: Andrew S. Gibson


07 Dec, 2011 | Posted by: st



Digital Point-and-Shoot Cameras Used by the Pros – Lauren Margolis “What point-and-shoot camera do you use now and in your opinion, what’s the best point-and-shoot camera?” Several of the same big-name pros like Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Brian Smith and photojournalist David Burnett gave their two-cents. http://blog.photoshelter.com/2011/11/digital-point-and-shoot-cameras-used-by-pros/
TAKEAWAY: I’ve never met Brian Smith, but photojournalist David Burnett came to the farm in 1972 to do a story for TIME magazine on unique places where PC’s were being used. Here’s David’s photo of me and my TRS80 Model -II. The Computer was chosen as Man of the Year. This 1/2 page picture appeared on page 17 January 3rd 1983. What a long way we have come! And yes, we still have the pot-belly stove in our barn office. -RE


THE AUTHOR (ROHN ENGH) AT HIS RADIO SHACK COMPUTER AT PINE LAKE FARM IN WISCONSIN IN 1972. NOTE THE BOOK IN THE RIGHT HAND CORNER. NOW THAT's MARKETING!
PHOTO: David Burnett