Archive for November 2011

30 Nov, 2011 | Posted by: st



GET THE MOST OUT OF IT -- Adario Strange: “Lens Dial gives your iPhone the ultimate photography kit. The latest iPhone has already been widely acknowledged as possibly the only camera you'll ever need, unless you're a DSLR fanatic. Now there's a super lens kit designed to help you get the most out of your digital point and shoot. SOURCE: dVICE; http://dvice.com/archives/2011/11/lens-dial-gives.php

23 Nov, 2011 | Posted by: st




PRO PRAISE -- Need a Camera? Try the Iphone. Professional photographer Annie Leibovitz is singing the praises of the iPhone’s camera, joining the thousands of people who have turned to mobile devices for their basic photography needs.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/mobiledia/2011/11/18/need-a-camera-try-the-iphone/
TAKEAWAY: (Save this announcement, but don't show it to my advertisers!) If you are an editorial stock photographer or a semi-pro photojournalist, DO NOT buy a DSLR. If magazines, newspaper and book publishers are your target, an iPhone5 will do the job. Wait 'til the #6 is out, you'll hear fellow editorial photographers asking, "What's a DSLR?". -RE

16 Nov, 2011 | Posted by: st



IT’S NOT FAULTLESS -- Bill Husted : "The smallest glitches can ruin your digital photography experience. There are plenty of wonderful things to say about digital photography. But we won't say any of them today. Instead, we'll talk about how a digital camera can lead you to disaster in a snap. SOURCE: Palm Bach POST
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/money/smallest-glitches-can-ruin-digital-photography-1963496.html



09 Nov, 2011 | Posted by: st



GOOGLE ANALYTICS – Allen Murabayashi: “In the past few months, there has been a torrent of new features that have accompanied the Google Analytics version 5
release that came out earlier this year. And of the myriad of changes, real-time metrics are one of the most interesting and easily accessible tools that you might want to check out. How do you get there? You have to make sure you’re using the new version of Google Analytics by clicking the link in the upper right. http://blog.photoshelter.com/2011/11/google-analytics-real-time-for-photographers/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PhotoshelterBlog+%28PhotoShelter+Blog%29


NEW STUFF -- James Temple: "It's game changing, it's a great time to be alive if you're a photographer.
Indeed, photography and videography are in the midst of a digital revolution that is redefining the field.”
SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle;
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/11/09/BU881LPJIP.DTL&type=tech
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/11/08/BU881LPJIP.DTL#ixzz1dDlhSFhd
PHOTO: Beck Diefenbach

02 Nov, 2011 | Posted by: st




STRANGE OBJECT -- Steve Meltzer: “Darren Samuelson and This Really, Really, Big Camera. The cops pulled up just as Darren Samuelson and his father had finished taking photos of the Manhattan skyline from a deserted dock across the Hudson River. They asked what they were doing and what that weird thing they had with them was. What they were doing was photographing New York City with the huge six-foot long camera, 70 lb camera Darren had built at home.
http://www.pixiq.com/article/one-mighty-big-camera-six-feet-of-photographic-power
PHOTO: John B. Carnett


NO MIRRORS? Matt Warman: “In between mobile phone cameras and expensive professional-style DSLRs, photography manufacturers are hoping to sneak a whole new category – compact system cameras.” http://www.telegraph.co.uk/journalists/matt-warman/8842641/Mirror-less-a-new-category-of-camera.html