Those of us who marvel over conservation photographer Piotr Naskrecki's luscious tropical frogs, spiders and katydids received an early Christmas this morning.
What happens to my photographs in the time between the click of the shutter and their arrival here on the internet? I've made a diagram:Notice how important Adobe Lightroom is to the process, handling most of the metadata and levels edits...
Thrifty Thursdays feature photographs taken with equipment costing less than $500. [Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 - $300]I was out on an evening walk near my house when I spotted a dramatic, if diminutive, pavement ant battleground...
I'm kind of at a loss here, guys. How many megapixels do I need to shoot this thing?
Too many people do not understand how the licenses work.The Smithsonian ran a blog entry today illustrated with a charming firefly photographed by Terry Priest ("art farmer" on Flickr):The Smithsonian ran the photo captioned as follows: Photinus pyralis, a species of firefly found in the eastern United States (via wikimedia commons) No mention of the photographer...
Wikimedia Commons receives millions of new images every year, and they've just announced their three best from 2011. My favorite is this runner-up:Wait, that's NOT Ten Forward?
Thrifty Thursdays feature photographs taken with equipment costing less than $500. [Apple iPhone 4s - $300]Little cellphone cameras can fit in places inaccessible to larger, professional-grade SLR gear...
So your showoff neighbor brings home a new 36 megapixel Nikon SLR, and your previously top-of-the-line 18 megapixel gadget starts to seem... inadequate.
I recently got my hands on one of Canon's finest lenses, the EF 70-200mm 2.8L IS II. The lens is one of those white bazooka-like tubes sometimes spotted along the sidelines at sporting events...
Over at the Carbon Brief climate blog, Christian Hunt shares a series of climate reporting images so overused he never wants to see them again. For example:Hunt's bestiary of clichéd imagery (Polar bears on ice?...
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