Kodak, the once great imaging company, has a website for photo tips, project ideas, and more. It is more geared towards beginner level, but the coverage is quite comprehensive.

Posted in Online Resources on July 31st, 2007. No Comments.

Are you moving beyond photography-as-a-hobby and seriously considering photography as a business? This blog, Start A Photography Business – Virtual Photography Studio, is about things you need to succeed in your own photography business: marketing techniques, supplier resources, business strategies, etc.

DigitalCameraInfo.Com has published the review of Olympus EVOLT E-510 DSLR. For the impatient, you may want to go straight to the “Overall impressions” page for comparisons with other competing models, or the “Conclusion” page for pros and cons lists. Here is the specification, and Olympus product page.

Posted in Digital SLR Cameras, Online Resources on July 30th, 2007. No Comments.

Love podcasts? How about some great photography podcasts for you. These are the iTunes most popular digital photography podcasts.

  1. Photoshop for digital photographers by Michael Rather from The Digital Photography Connection. Quick tips and time saving techniques for today’s digital photographer.
  2. 2 Minute Photoshop Tricks by Kent Conklin. The podcast with quick, useful Photoshop tips and tricks for the beginner and advanced digital photographer alike.
  3. TPN :: The Digital Photography Show by Scott Sherman from The Digital Photography Show. Digital Photography tips & tricks.
  4. Photography 101 by Scott Wittenburg. Hosted by photographer and author Scott Wittenburg, this podcast is for anybody who wants to learn the secrets of taking better photographs traditionally or digitally.
  5. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom from Adobe Systems Inc. This podcast series is designed to give you access to the real story behind Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Read More…
Posted in Digital photography, Miscellaneous on July 29th, 2007. No Comments.

Good panorama landscape photos are impressive and contain breathtaking beauty due particularly to its wide angle of view. Here are some tips on shooting better landscape panorama. Read More…

Posted in Tips and Techniques on July 29th, 2007. 5 Comments.

10e20 has a blog post titled 21 ways to shoot better photographs. This one is apparently popular on Digg. Those are indeed some nice tips on how to find creative ways to capture the subjects using your camera. Good luck remembering all 21 of them!

Posted in Online Resources, Tips and Techniques on July 27th, 2007. No Comments.

Spokane, Washington & Northern Idaho area TV station KXLY reported a story about one newlywed couple who took more than 200 photos on their once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon trip to Belize last week only to have that camera stolen soon after they landed in Spokane Tuesday night. Police did recover some stolen items, including two disposable cameras. The digital camera may never turn up again.

The lessons? You should never leave valuable items in vehicle, even for a short period of time. Beside that, here are some tips for keeping your digital camera and photos safe while traveling. Read More…

Posted in Tips and Techniques on July 27th, 2007. No Comments.

Previously I had a post titled Cheap and simple diffuser for macro photography. Here are a couple of cheap and easy DIY projects for softbox I found on Flickr.

  • Project #1. Just a box covered with tracing paper. Check out the example photos using this setup.
  • Project #2. Similar to the first one but with silver metalized tape (better than aluminum foil) to improve light reflection.
Posted in Photography DIY on July 27th, 2007. No Comments.
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