I just received word, as an iView Media Pro affiliate, that iView Media Pro will no longer be available after May 16th. Now that iView Media Pro is part of Microsoft the application has been assimilated into Microsoft Expression Media. Looking at the Microsoft Expression Media page it looks as though Microsoft is finally ramping up its design and image product line to compete with Adobe’s software suite. Unfort
Taken back in the day when I was shooting slide film. This was one of the more memorable sunsets I’ve photographed. The rolling hills and golden hue of the Marin Headlands always provide a dramatic view. [tags]Marin, headlands, sunset, photo, California, Golden State, hills[/tags]
In previous blog entries I’ve mentioned the difficulty placed upon the National Park Service (NPS) with funding reductions by the federal government. In an attempt to make up for the shortfall visitors are now having to pay for more expensive admission fees to several national parks. Park Fee Hikes Questioned – USA Today (4/29/07) Unfortunately numerous National Parks are now feeling the pinch and evaluat
Up until the wee hours of the morning I’ve been searching through my archive of photos to find a set of images that match a certain style. In the process I revisited sets of photos from most every year since 1998. The common thought I had as I looked through each years photos was, “If I Only I Knew Then What I Know Now”. The fantastic, yet extremely frustrating thing about photography is that it is
This is one of my favorites from this past summer. Taken at an elevation of about 1750 feet looking east through Caribou Pass towards Canada. Over the ridge to the left was a view of the Arctic Ocean and to the right was a view of the Kongakut River valley. Photographed in the foreground is Arctic Phlox along with a variety of other arctic wildflowers. [tags]Arctic Refuge, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, ANWR, Arcti
I just came across a press release from Tuesday that announces Flickr API integration for the microstock agency 123RF. According to the release photographers now can push images to 123RF for review and upload them for sale via Flickr. Easy Uploads from Flickr to 123RF While photosharing sites like Zooomr languish through their troubled Mark III release (which reportedly includes the ability to sell stock) others are
I received some great feedback on various photo forums regarding my blog entry/article “The 5 Biggest Digital Photography Pitfalls“. Below are a few comments that I thought were great points along with my thoughts.
This evening I was very fortunate in that I caught “The Greatest Good” on PBS. It reminded me of my roots and the progression of my interest into photography. With out any doubt my interest in photography is rooted in my fondness for nature and wilderness. Growing up as a small child in Alaska, the wilderness was an endless curiosity on our numerous camping trips and later throughout the rest of my life e