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
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
This weekend faced with a mountain of work from a few successful photography trips I started to think about the biggest pitfalls of digital photography. Sure you always hear about all the great things that digital photography affords, but seldom do you see a concentrated discussion of the pitfalls the medium presents. With out further adieu here are what I consider to be the 5 Biggest Digital Photography PitfallsR
On the note of photojournalism and the essence of the genre “truth of the moment” a very moving piece has won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Photography. “A Mother’s Journey” by Renee C. Byer is a very candid view into the final days of cancer stricken Derek Madsen and the difficulty faced by his mother Cyndie French. This is quite a departure from the type of photography I display on my si
Digital photography by definition relies on being processed with photo editing software such as the popular Adobe Photoshop. As many photographers know editing can encompass traditional post-processing (curves, levels, contrast, saturation, sharpening, spotting, etc.) to provide an accurate representation of the subject or scene and can extend into more elaborate digital manipulation (removal/addition of objects, col