August 2015 Newsletter

August 2015 Newsletter

We’ve been getting ready for the 2015-2016 Nikon School season.  Every year I update my personal introduction show with new photos and music.  Here’s the one I just finished.  http://youtu.be/WRpdv8Yq07o

If you act fast you can get 30% off a lynda.com subscription.  It’s a great way to learn, but the deal only lasts until August 24.  http://www.lynda.com/promo/trial/Default.aspx?lpk35=8492&utm_medium=ldc-partner&utm_source=ssprc&utm_content=11961&utm_campaign=CD2623&cid=l0:en:af:le:prosb:s0:0:ind:ssprc:CD2623&bid=11961&aid=CD2623

A trillion photos will be taken in 2015:  http://resourcemagonline.com/2014/12/infographic-there-will-be-one-trillion-photos-taken-in-2015/45332/

TIME Magazine says these are the top Instagram photographers in each state:  http://time.com/instagram50/?xid=newsletter-brief

The backstory behind one of the greatest sports photos of all time: http://www.slate.com/articles/sports/sports_nut/2015/05/ali_liston_50th_anniversary_the_true_story_behind_neil_leifer_s_perfect.html?utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_content=5560536704d3011b2e000001&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook

Vimeo has posted an excellent introduction to Final Cut Pro X: https://vimeo.com/videoschool/lesson/745/ep-1-introducing-final-cut-pro-x

Janna and Nicole from Albany sent in this handy page of photography careers.
http://www.123-cctv.com/photography-genres-and-professions.html

French report on the field of photography changing: http://hyperallergic.com/209257/new-french-report-zooms-in-on-field-of-photography/

How JPGS work:  http://petapixel.com/2015/05/24/how-jpeg-handles-colors-and-compression/

Behind the lens with the legendary Z-Man: https://vimeo.com/128810351

Mary Ellen Mark dies at 75: http://time.com/3896572/mary-ellen-mark-dies-at-75/

Apparently your Instagram photos do not belong to you: http://wapo.st/1IVY5Vn

Gaining an edge in sports photography with Damian Strohmeyer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWfz5UGjIf8

The amazing story of two strangers linked together by a photo: http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/strangers-linked-by-iconic-desert-storm-photo-finally-meet-24-years-later-20150530

BTS of Robert Beck’s iconic soccer photo:  http://deadspin.com/how-the-most-iconic-photo-in-womens-soccer-was-almost-n-1708269396

Lightroom and Photoshop Cheat sheets: http://petapixel.com/2015/06/16/ultimate-cheat-sheets-for-photoshop-and-lightroom/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PetaPixel+%28PetaPixel%29

Salgado’s advice for young photographers: https://medium.com/morning-light/sebastião-salgado-s-advice-for-young-photographers-today-94d21cb3086f

Combat Camera Troops Put Their Lives at Risk: http://www.stripes.com/news/combat-camera-troops-put-their-lives-at-risk-to-photograph-war-1.353964

The DxO One looks to be a pretty amazing iPhone accessory http://www.dxo.com/us/dxo-one

New Backpack series from ThinkTank Photo:  http://www.thinktankphoto.com/categories/camera-backpacks/trifecta-backpacks.aspx?code=WS-119

Software that detects manipulated images: http://www.businessinsider.com/verifeyed-czech-tech-startup-detects-fake-and-manipulated-images-2015-7?r=UK

Robert Frank interview: http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/07/05/magazine/robert-franks-america.html?referrer=

Color grading with a Gladiator look: http://www.kojicolor.com/tutorial-dale-shows-how-he-created-the-look-of-gladiator/

B&H puts their Optic 2015 conference online: http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/promotion/11126/optic-2015.html

Interesting Mac-only alternative to Photoshop:  http://www.diyphotography.net/affinity-photo-for-mac-goes-out-of-beta-photoshop-alternative-is-live/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Diyphotographynet+%28DIYPhotography.net+-+Photography+and+Studio+Lighting%29

National Geographic Photographers discuss the Power of Photography: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/national-geographic-photographers-on-photography

I love ThinkTank Photo rollers and now the wheels come in colors.  I can hardly contain myself.  http://www.thinktankphoto.com/categories/rolling-camera-bags/roller-flair.aspx?code=WS-119

Quick article on copyright registration:  http://petapixel.com/2015/08/05/how-to-officially-register-your-photographs-with-the-us-copyright-office/

Kodak’s First Digital Moment: http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/08/12/kodaks-first-digital-moment/?smid=fb-share&_r=0

Happy Shooting,

Michael A. Schwarz
www.michaelschwarz.com
www.michaeltraining.com

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