Images made over the past few weeks with the Samsung Galaxy S8. Edited on the phone with Lightroom CC; a tad paint by numbers but fun. Just a pity I can’t get Windows 10 to recognise the desktop version*. Much looking and cache clearing etc but no luck yet. As I am wont to commentContinue reading “Mucking about with Lightroom CC”
A Day In The Life Of New Zealand 18 March 1983 thirty years ago today
Stopping in Taupo for lunch today I notice the rather large ‘rustic’ and somewhat surreal sign for the Best of New Zealand Geographic Photographic Exhibition. Unfortunately I didn’t have time to visit the exhibition which I understand was showing close by at the Taupo Great Lakes Centre.
Jo has had a rough time of late – and today wasn’t the greatest. Jo wants to pursue photography (with the rationed school time she has at her disposal) through her art. The 90X was retired in 2005 after a full life as a professional camera from new in 1999 or thereabouts. After some too-ingContinue reading “The Nikon F90X”
Currently at Performing Arts Centre University of Waikato campus Hillcrest, Hamilton, Waikato – until Saturday the 24th of October 2009.
Stanford scientists’ open-source camera could change photography by giving programmers anywhere the power to change camera features and create new possibilities.
The Ethics Of Photo-Cropping
I’m sticking with the G10. If you’re looking for HD video in a compact you need to look elsewhere. Along with the Olympus OM1, the μ[mju:]-II (Stylus), perhaps the Nikon F70/F90 series and most certainly the Sony F828 a piece of equipment -a camera – to enjoy. Here are some thoughts in the G10 / G11 debate. Bill Lockheart has his say and of course we have dpreview.
Celebrity Photog Annie Leibovitz Could Lose Rights To Her Own Work Today Sad.
Making a case for “photographic intelligence” is the purpose of this editorial. One of the clear changes in the digital era, is how intelligent photography has become.
Walker Evans Some contemporary thoughts and a back story of an iconic photograph. Walker Evans on Wikipedia. The LOC / Walker Evans collection.
And I like this as well: Light-Test.com
In the mail this morning. Vapour Momenta Books is the pocket-sized publishing arm of photographer and artist Bruce Connew and designer/typographer Catherine Griffiths. The new website displays our artist books, along with other titles of interest to us, and maybe you, as well as the odd snippet of news that involves our work. Links VapourContinue reading “Bruce Connew | Vapour Momenta Books”
Have a portrait taken, get some enlargements made. Do some family archive work.
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The Canon G10 has it’s detractors yet is a joy to use. This cropped portion of the image below – actually the image taken directly afterwards from the same postion/POV – gives an idea of its potential. A photographer’s camera they say. On the NZ market somewhere in the $900.00 range. BTW, I love the lookContinue reading “Canon G10”
North Island Rowing Championship 2009 medal presentation photographs 1st February 2009 Lake Karapiro. Hot Shots To Go, Waikato Photographers
To those observant of such stuff – my colour rendering can be flaky at the best of times. Over the past month I have moved from JPEG to RAW file capture when making images.
I have spent time over the past few days establishing links between both sites. Searching my archive should become as rich as searching here over time. Just shaping the archive into something that is simple and intuitive is a bit of a challenge. Hopefully the basics are there. WordPress 2.7 made it’s appearencce at 2PM this afternoon. The new dashboard is all is very flash and functional. As is usual with WordPress upgrades, particularly when familiar with all the bells and whistles, the improvements are a delight.
Kees Sprengers came visiting this afternoon. So great to see him. We talked photography – what else. Looked at his recent work. And other places here, here and here.
Carys and I set up this. And looked here and here.
A decade later I began the change from film. I bought my first digital camera in 2001. Slow and steady. I stopped using film altogether in the first half of 2005.
Photography as metaphor and symbol, analogy, Digital negatives, The Digital Darkroom, Make your own church sign, The Digital Photography School blog, Photoshop CS4, mixed metaphors, worry, puns.
GRINZ (GROUP OF REMARKABLE IMAGEMAKERS OF NEW ZEALAND) the New Zealand photography newsletter published weekly – on Sunday evening – has had a make over. The Wellington based, nine year old, web newsletter publication now sports a pleasing contemporary look. To subscribe go to GRINZ. It’s that easy.
A couple of links. CS4 Anne Nobel Subscribe to GRINZ.
Interesting if somewhat academic.
To take RAW seriously and stop mucking using it infrequently. I must, I must do some serious study and experimenting. Thanks GRINZ for the link. Follow the links http://www.rawworkflow.com/ http://www.rawworkflow.com/blog/2008/9/29/instant-jpeg-from-raw-ijfr.html http://rawworkflow.squarespace.com/instant-jpeg-from-raw-utility/
On a sad note. Brian Curtis founder of The Photographer’s Mail died on Thursday evening. Brian had been battling cancer. Brian’s funeral is 1.30PM Monday the 6th of October 2008 at the Bruce Mason Centre on the corner of The Promenade and Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, Auckland. In lieu of flowers a donation to: The NorthContinue reading “Brian Curtis”
Cute and waterproof. Fits in the coin pocket of my jeans. Looks a little noisy at 400ISO. All in all a nice package. For seriously knowledgeable reviews try dpreview and cameralabs. 10MP. Retails for around $NZ600.00+.
These photographs, from the collection of the United States Library of Congress, are hugely influential in informing my own photograph making.
Seems our government is not alone in using stock photographs to put a point across.
This is Spark week here in the Waikato. For details go to the website. And be sure to catch this if you have a chance. Check this out as well.