Archive for March 2011

30 Mar, 2011 | Posted by: st

ADVOCATES -- Ethical Quandary for Social Sites. Built as a platform for amateur and professional photographers to share their work, Flickr is among the social media networks, like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, that are increasingly being used by activists and pro-democracy forces especially in the Middle East and North Africa.
PHOTO: Ben Curtis

23 Mar, 2011 | Posted by: st

Google is adding Picasa Web Albums photos to its Profiles page, lending more social heft to its online hub for people to record their online identity. Google is showing some signs it understands how photography is changing on the Net.
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PHOTO: Google

16 Mar, 2011 | Posted by: psnotes

Researchers Create World's Smallest Camera, No Bigger Than a Grain of Salt - Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany have developed a camera that's no larger than a grain of salt. The "microcamera" has the potential to re-invent medical cameras used to navigate surgeries as well as some aspects of cars and consumer electronics. SOURCE: Peter Pachal PACHAL ;,2817,2381752,00.asp#

16 Mar, 2011 | Posted by: psnotes

Plugged In, Linked In,Tweeting.....And a Little Lost -- I have plugged in. I twitter, I’m Linked In, I’m working hard on SEO…and I am a little lost. It is Facebook that really has me flummoxed! Facebook is so big, so pervasive and so, what, imminent…that I feel it must be vital to my goal of utilizing the Internet to advance my photography career and insure an adequate and continuing income stream. But how the heck do I take advantage of it?

TAKEAWAY: As a photographer, you had your boost when YouTube came along. If you’re also a writer, FACEBOOK and Twitter are a bonus for you. . They are intended for writers and if you can string words together, you’ll succeed on both FACEBOOK, Twitter, MySpace and all the other social networks coming along . Your writing skill will link the public to your phototography and there you will succeed naturally. On FACEBOOK, Twitter and My Space as a writer, you’ll find ways to link your audience to your photography.

02 Mar, 2011 | Posted by: psnotes

HELP! IT’S GONE! -- Moose: “Cheapest Digital Insurance on the Planet!" - For many though, PhotoRescue is a must because of bad card habits. The program is only $29 yet I know of very few digitals shooters shooting with their $5000 body who’ve purchased this simple butt-saving program. Typically, they come up to me in a panic because they’ve lost their images and don’t have any solutions to rescue them.” SOURCE: Moose Petersen