July Newsletter

July Newsletter

My latest video is a promo for Atlanta wedding photographer Katie Carter of Blackbird Photography. http://vimeo.com/70443212

Copy is a new Dropbox like file sharing service that looks promsing.  https://copy.com?r=dvfOhL

A very nice collection of TED talks by photographers..
http://www.ted.com/playlists/72/close_up_and_personal.html

Great behind the scenes blog from a Sports Illustrated cover by Robert Seale.. http://www.robertsealeblog.com/sports-illustrated-cover-shoot-with-san-antonio-spurs-big-three/

Happy to see Jim Graham featured on the Nikon Learn & Explore site http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Learn-And-Explore/Article/hdxlebqs/turning-point.html

In light of Adobe’s switch to a subscription based pricing plan for Photoshop, this announcement about Lightzone software becoming open source and free is very, very interesting… http://pdnpulse.com/2013/07/lightzone-image-editing-software-re-released-as-free-and-open-source.html

I busted a gut watching this www.youtube.com/watch?v=niyTIbiV19A&sns=em

A really good essay on mediocre photography http://www.jmg-galleries.com/blog/2013/06/25/day-judging-stopped-mediocrity-photography/

Wonderful series of photographs from Bruce Davidson: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/photobooth/2013/07/slide-show-bruce-davidson-civil-rights-photos.html?mobify=0#slide_ss_0=1

Excellent blog on protecting your gear from theft.
http://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2013/06/protecting-yourself-from-gear-theft

Legendary Photo Editor Bob Gilka passes away. http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/06/26/emperor-of-the-image-remembering-national-geographics-robert-gilka/

Wonderful BBC documentary on Vivian Maier  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_ZKYhtSHmg

Google is running an interesting beta that allows you to upload a full hard drive’s worht of data to the lcoud for $80.  http://nofilmschool.com/2013/06/google-upload-media-cloud/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+nofilmschool+%28nofilmschool%29

This Nikon symphony is too funny… https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=497hoS_kvjM#at=14

The New York Times takes a look at Adobe’s Creative Cloud concept  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/04/technology/personaltech/photoshop-cc-turns-software-into-a-monthly-rental.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0

Somebody crashed a drone into photographer Joey L’s apartment http://instagram.com/p/bKomGvv_vM/

Royal Canvas will turn your photos into canvas prints. http://www.royalcanvas.com

Good read on Photographers’ Rights  http://www.aclu.org/free-speech/know-your-rights-photographers

Fascinating series of food photographs.  http://www.artfido.com/blog/photographic-series-showing-what-200-calories-looks-like-in-different-foods/

The Death of Photography has been greatly exaggerated.  http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/07/05/the-death-of-photography-has-been-greatly-exaggerated/

Mind blown: http://www.wimp.com/powerquadcopters/

List of Films about Photography
http://petapixel.com/2013/07/01/the-big-fat-list-of-documentaries-about-photography/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PetaPixel+%28PetaPixel%29

DMCA Tutorial: What you need to know when someone steals your photos.
http://petapixel.com/2013/07/10/using-the-dmca-to-stop-the-copyright-infringement-of-your-photos/

Really creative photo essay on cultural differences in America.http://www.thephotomag.com/2013/05/created-equal-stunning-photo-series.html?m=1

 

Happy shooting,

Michael A. Schwarz

 

 

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