DSLR Market Shares: Winners and losers

13 09 2009

 

Canon is hurtin, while Sony and Nikon are growing. Panasonic is showing considerable growth.

more of the story here <Photography Blog| Winners and Losers>

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Sarychev Peak volcano eruption from space!

10 09 2009

Spectacular photo from the space station when the Sarychev Peak Volcano erupted.





Birds on posts to Musical Notes

9 09 2009

For the rest of us, this would have been a boring picture, but 

Jarbas Agnellie writes

“Reading a newspaper, I saw a picture of birds on the electric wires. I cut out the photo and decided to make a song, using the exact location of the birds as notes (no Photoshop edit). I knew it wasn’t the most original idea in the universe. I was just curious to hear what melody the birds were creating.

I sent the music to the photographer, Paulo Pinto, who I Googled on the internet. He told his editor, who told a reporter and the story ended up as an interview in the very same newspaper.

Here I’ve posted a short video made with the photo, the music and the score (composed by the birds).

Music made with Logic.
Video made with After Effects.

The newspaper story about my work (O Estado de São Paulo): tinyurl.com/l4qdbg”

 





LA Smoldering from Space – Nasa

2 09 2009

via: Gizmodo

The growing LA fires from the Nasa Terra satellite.





Camera Lenses – “How they make ’em’ series

22 06 2009

     Walk through the awesomeness of Optical Magic, see how precise machinery are involved in making the optics that bend light for your photographs..

 





Posing and Composing Models for Great Photographs.

6 06 2009

Posing and Composing Models for Great Photographs..

by, Gowland, a nice posing guide.





Transition to Digital..

6 06 2009

Great read from Adobe.

http://www.adobe.com/digitalimag/pdfs/transition_from_film.pdf