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A Day In The Life Of New Zealand 18 March 1983 thirty years ago today
Christchurch NZ earthquake
Photo credit: Michael Jeans / Joanna Rushton.
Far be it for me to appear to be up with the latest toy – but here I am and here it is – and it’s all rather fun. Thanks Rae and thanks to Anna B. for the quote – it just seems to fit.
By Ary Kernner. Don’t you love it? I would not have the patience.
The thought provoking work of Keith Loutit.
This weekend with the help of these folks.
The closing date for entries to the Environmental Art Photography Challenge 2010 has been extended to immediately after Easter, Tuesday 6th April 2010.
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”
Polariod fakery made with a simple-to-use utility downloadable from here.
Michael Shaw’s BagNotes coverage of the Haitian earthquake and the politics of imagery in general is always thought provoking.
Currently at Performing Arts Centre University of Waikato campus Hillcrest, Hamilton, Waikato – until Saturday the 24th of October 2009.
A Photography Blog Hat tip: GRINZ
Stanford scientists’ open-source camera could change photography by giving programmers anywhere the power to change camera features and create new possibilities.
40 Websites Using Photography as Their Primary Source of Design
The Ethics Of Photo-Cropping
My favourite. From Mezza’s photostream on Flickr.
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.
I’ve mentioned BAGnewsNotes before and below – there is a link in my sidebar. Michael Shaw’s stream of consciousness on contemporary press and documentary photographs within the context of American politics is lively, fun and thought provoking.
Celebrity Photog Annie Leibovitz Could Lose Rights To Her Own Work Today Sad.
P.N.A.T. AND David Dunnico, David Dunnico’s Flikr stream. My take .. sort of.
Photo of a Dying Marine: The Larger View
We’re looking for exciting images from every continent, and from diverse points of view: documentary, fine art, photojournalism, street photography, poetic, personal, abstract and human.
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.
New to me. Hellophoto – NZ Based Photography Forum.
I think Zenfolio is great as a gallery, backup, file delivery and point of sale. It gets better. I am working on taking on the sales function. If you wish to use Zenfolio both you and I will receive a discount if you quote my Referral Code: HSU-YMW-KNV when signing up.
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
Cambridge Camera Club – beginner or experienced, film or digital; if you have an interest in photography we would like to meet you.
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”
Awkward An idea overworked.
Have a portrait taken, get some enlargements made. Do some family archive work.
PMA member Dianna Spitalny of Hot Shots To Go Cambridge kicks off Photo Month – May 2009 – with in store and window displays promoting a special enlargement
You can phone me 027 496 3802 or Dianna 027 606 8958.
Cambridge NZ shopkeepers are being asked to adopt a school for the duration of the Maadi – hopefully reflected in supportive window displays. One hopes this is a success
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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
The re-invention of instant film: We aim to re-start production of analog INTEGRAL FILM for vintage Polaroid cameras in 2010. We have acquired Polaroid’s old equipment, factory and seek your support. Thanks Haru for the link.
From the Gigapan website. Most impressive. And an introduction to the process from the same website.
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.
A small Slideshare experiment – from last Sunday. Seems a quick and easy solution to a problem I have been toying with; how to embed a slide show in WordPress.com. Sign up with SlideShare. Size images to 1024×683 (e.g. from K20D) use OpenOffice Impress to make a slide show presentation. Save and upload. Embed using theContinue reading “Slideshare.org”
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.