This past week proved to be an exceptionally good week for photography related content on the web. Having been active in the online photography community since the late 90’s I’ve become increasingly impressed with the growth and quality of this community. The level of quality this past week deserves special attention, particularly the following links:
Speedlinks – 05/06/08 – Orphan Works Edition – Photography Business News & Forum
Many great reads on the history and a variety of perspectives on the recent revival of the Orpan Works legislation. If you’re unaware of this legislation and what impact it could have on you catch up here and let your voice be heard.
Ansel Adam’s Yosemite – New York Times
Former assistant to Ansel Adams, Andrea G. Stillman, provides some very interesting narrative to 9 of Ansel’s most famous work. I posted this earlier in the week, but found it too good not to link to twice.
Kodak’s First Digital Camera – Retro Thing
Think some of the newer dSLRs are a bit bulky? This link puts it into perspective how far we’ve come with digital camera technology. Once again I posted this earlier in the week, but found it too good not to link to twice.
Freedom of Speech Photography Video – In The Field
Photography to stir the soul. Richard Wong displays some of his recent photojournalism photographs via a video on YouTube.
16 Steps In Answering A Customer Inquiry – Digital Protalk
A bit of business etiquette every photographer should become familiar with… answering a customer inquiry. David Ziser gives a great overview to this most basic of business practice.
Do you know what Hyperfocal Distance is? – PhotoWalkPro
Jeff Revell provides a great intro to Hyperfocal Distance. If you’re interested in getting sharper images this is a must read. How fitting I put it in this post
Your Complete Guide To Adobe Bridge – Epic Edits
Brian Auer completes his excellent 7-article write up on Adobe Bridge.
Photo Contests WTD 473 – What The Duck
A classic comic.
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