April Newsletter

There’s lots of news and interesting things happening in the photo world this month. The Two-day workshop that Bill Durrence and I are doing at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens is filling up fast.  You can get more information and the registration form here: http://michaeltraining.com/workshops/abg2013/

Interesting video from Zacuto on the quality of light. https://vimeo.com/57890592

Your inner geek will enjoy this article on hard drive failures.
http://blog.lsi.com/what-is-false-disk-failure-and-why-is-it-a-problem/

Google’s purchase of Nik Software has led to some great deals. http://connect.dpreview.com/post/4452357456/google-nik-software-plugins

Photographer gets stolen camera back.
http://www.petapixel.com/2013/03/26/how-i-busted-a-thief-who-tried-to-sell-my-camera-on-craigslist/#more-104830

Free ASMP/Photoshelter Guide to copyright.
http://asmp.org/free/guide-crce

Changing face of photography.
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/30/business/media/30photogs.html?pagewanted=all%3Fsrc%3Dtp&smid=fb-share&_r=0

Adobe Lightroom Updates.
http://www.adobe.com/downloads/?promoid=JZEFW

Nikon Firmware updates
http://www.dpreview.com/news/2013/04/02/nikon-updates-firmware-for-D600-D800-d4-d3s-d3x-d3-d7000-d3200

Great profile on photographer Stacy Pearsall.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/25/us/from-front-lines-women-offer-evidence-on-ability-in-combat.html?pagewanted=1&_r=0

My buddy Reed Hoffmann put together this table of the pixel size (in microns) of some Nikon cameras.

7.3 – D4

5.9 – D600 (same size as used in D3X)

4.88 – D800

4.78 – D7000

4.7 – D5100

3.9 – D7100

3.9 – D5200

 

Very interesting interview with Ansel Adams’ son Michael.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E0zRwY4pzQ&buffer_share=7cf68&utm_source=buffer

A Photographer’s Calling
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUTGiExMRA8&feature=player_embedded

Adobe will be rolling out Lightroom 5soon. This video talks about some of the new features.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGBWzhIVfxM

Nikon’s D7100 is hitting the stores.  I have one in hand and have been really surprised by the high image quality. Here’s another photographer’s review.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIh4jHnEJQ8

 

Happy shooting,

Michael A. Schwarz

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