I’ve just added a “Share” page to my blog (found at the top of every page) containing several themed slideshows of my photos. I invite you or others to embed these photo slideshows on other sites whether your own, forums, social media communities or other types of sites. Enjoy! Dahlias – Images by Jim Goldstein This featured slideshow is of a recent macro project I just completed photographing
DISQUS is the new commenting system I’ve implemented on my blog. This enables the consolidation of conversation happening on my blog and other communities. If you’ve visited my blog in the past few weeks I’m curious to your experience using it. Please take part in the following poll to help me decide if I should continue to use it. Thanks.
This week PBS is airing the Ken Burns: National Parks – America’s Best Idea series and two days in I can’t say enough about it. The history and archival footage (inclusive of early photography) intermixed with modern video footage is spellbinding. The quality of this documentary is as good as it gets. I have been visiting National Parks and inspired by them all my life. It is the beauty of the land
One of my favorite photographic subjects is Mobius Arch in the Alabama Hills. Until now my favorite photo of this landscape icon, Mount Whitney Pre-Dawn Arch View, was taken early in the morning before first light. Listen hear on how it was taken – EXIF and Beyond: Mobius Arch. During my latest trip to this area I decided to explore photographic opportunities of Mobius Arch at a more extreme hour of the dayR
On October 22nd, 2009 I will be taking part in a panel discussion, Twitter Revolution: Changing the Photographic World, 140 Characters at a Time, at Photo Plus Expo with Seshu Badrinath, Taylor Davidson, Jack Hollingsworth and Rosh Sillars. As part of this discussion I’m looking to compile data on how photographers are currently using and receiving benefit from social media web sites such as Twitter, Facebook a
The 29th episode of EXIF and Beyond has been released (duration 40 min.) This episode of EXIF and Beyond features an interview with Canada based photographer and author Darwin Wiggett. One of the best kept secrets in landscape and nature photography, Darwin discusses his thoughts on creative nature & landscape photography, his photographic philosophies, what almost caused him to give up photography and tips for
Death Valley National Park is both extremely hostile yet beautiful. Late last week and through much of the weekend I made my way to Death Valley in an effort to scout out some new locations for a workshop I’m holding there next month (details below) and to take advantage of the new moon for some night photography. Temperatures peaked at 114 degrees during my time in Death Valley. The heat during late morning to
The dynamic moving nature of the world around us is something that I’ve always been fascinated to study, view and photograph. I’ve been putting together a collection of limited edition fine art photography in relation to this theme for sometime. It’s a constant work in progress, but I’ll be putting out a few images from my efforts in this area in the coming week. The first to be released is th