June Newsletter

June Newsletter

Great talk by Sebastiao Salgado
http://blog.ted.com/2013/05/01/sebastiao-salgado-a-gallery-of-spectacular-photographs/

Photo Cheat Sheets
http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/cheetsheets-for-photographers/?fb_action_ids=10152788542280591&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%7B%2210152788542280591%22%3A458129964265807%7D&action_type_map=%7B%2210152788542280591%22%3A%22og.likes%22%7D&action_ref_map=%5B%5D

Adobe is moving the Creative Suite to the Cloud
http://hdslrshooter.com/hdslrshooteradmin/adobe-announces-complete-shift-to-creative-cloud/

Scott Kelby’s perspective on Adobe’s Creative Cloud
http://scottkelby.com/2013/my-take-on-adobes-announcements-yesterday-at-the-max-conference/

Hitler’s perspective  http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=67Iw9q2X9cU

CNet’s take: http://m.cnet.com/news/how-greedy-is-adobes-creative-cloud-subscription-not-very/57583370

Pretty good FAQ on Adobe’s Creative Cloud scheme.  http://www.onlinevideo.net/2013/05/the-adobe-creative-cloud-faq/

Chart explaining Creative Commons Licensing
http://petapixel.com/2013/04/28/a-flowchart-for-figuring-out-which-creative-commons-license-you-should-use/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PetaPixel+%28PetaPixel%29

This new documentary on New York’s street photographers should be really good.
http://www.nowness.com/day/2013/5/5

Interesting analysis of a controversial World Press Photo Winner. Is it fake?
http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/155617-how-the-2013-world-press-photo-of-the-year-was-faked-with-photoshop

Or is it not fake.. nppa.org/news/world-press-photo-verifies-paul-hansens-winning-picture

Photographer says it is real: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/05/14/world-press-photo-of-the-year-2013-paul-hansen-denies-claims-gaza-burial-faked-photoshop-pictures_n_3271504.html?utm_hp_ref=uk

These tips might be useful next time you find yourself on the International Space Station. Tripod not needed. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=yFp9pndbSKM

A conversation with Ansel Adams https://vimeo.com/50887734

Peter Belanger on photographing for Apple
http://theverge.com/2013/5/8/4311868/the-illusion-of-simplicity-photographer-peter-belanger-on-shooting

Sarcasm is my middle name, so I gotta love these.
http://www.demilked.com/sarcastic-posters-for-photographers-shoppe-designs/

DXO Mark has some interesting lens tests here. They call it the best lenses for the Nikon D600…  http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/Publications/DxOMark-Reviews/The-best-lenses-for-your-Nikon-D600/General-Overview

Nikon released firmware updates for the D700, D300 and D300S
http://nikonrumors.com/2013/05/21/nikon-released-firmware-updates-for-the-nikon-d300-d300s-d700-and-p7700-cameras.aspx/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+NikonRumors+%28NikonRumors.com%29

The latest attack on photography comes from airlines
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/05/15/184290151/take-your-seat-the-no-photography-sign-is-lit

Dramatic photos and story from Sue Ogrocki in Oklahoma: http://lightbox.time.com/2013/05/21/moments-of-hope-in-oklahoma-one-photographers-story/#4

The inventor of the digital camera talks about the first model. The pictures were stored on cassette tape!  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/21/digital-camera-inventor-kodak-bankruptcy_n_3315622.html

Great stories from the National Geographic  http://petapixel.com/2013/05/06/a-behind-the-scenes-look-at-the-10-best-national-geographic-photos-of-2009/

I laughed pretty hard at this story of Photoshop literalism in China: http://www.thesouptv.com/latest/tumblr-tuesdays-genius-in-a-bottle/421381?cmpid=sn-111021-facebook-na-soup

Finding copyright infringement with a click… http://www.law.com/corporatecounsel/PubArticleCC.jsp?id=1202602403691&slreturn=20130504152520

Great slideshow from the BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-12618167

James Estrin’s excellent Lens Blog for the New York Times can now beadded to the New York Times App’s Sections List.  Here’s how:For iPad/iPhone users:
1) Open the app and click on “Sections”
2) Click on the “+” icon in the upper right corner
3) Click on the “Blogs” tab
4) Scroll down to “Lens,” check the box and click “Done”
5) Go back to “Sections” and Lens will now have been added to your list

A great Photoshop prank.. http://gizmodo.com/prankster-photoshops-people-into-ads-while-they-wait-fo-511927575

Interview with Pulitzer Prize winning photographer John White after the entire photo staff of the Chicago Sun-Times was laid-off http://www.marketplace.org/topics/life/photojournalist-john-h-white-layoffs-35-years-chicago-sun-times

And commentary by Steven Colbert:  http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/426877/june-05-2013/photojournalists-vs–iphones

Happy shooting,

Michael A. Schwarz, Atlanta Photographer
Digital Photography Training and Consulting
Two Hearts Cinema

 

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