Archive for November, 2007

Photo of The Day: Sarah

Saturday, November 17th, 2007

Sarah by Alejandro Cerdena Photography (profile)

Better pictures – Introducing the Progress Journal

Saturday, November 17th, 2007

Contributing to ‘MyShutterspace’ has been a real eye-opener for me. Not only have I met some really nice genuine people I’ve come to realize my worst fears about the way the average amateur photographer approaches the craft. Or should I say, stumbles into it. I am more convinced now than I ever was, that the approach to photography by amateurs is totally wrong.

Visual Diary
Moleskine by reflexive_voyager

In a word or two they start holding the wrong end of the stick. I’m excluding those who want to take ‘snaps’ of the new baby, the dog or the Xmas party. If you happened fit in this category this post is not aimed directly at you, although you are welcome to read on. On the other hand you can toddle off and play among yourselves and snap to your heart’s content. Good on you.


Oil Portrait in Photoshop

Saturday, November 17th, 2007

Learn how to turn an ordinary photograph into a work of art

Samsung NV11

Friday, November 16th, 2007

Last updated: Review by T3 (21 October’07)

The Samsung NV11 is a 10.1 Mega-pixel point-and-shoot digital camera features 5x optical zoom (35mm film equivalent : 38~190 mm), ISO 80-1600, and a 2.7″ color TFT LCD. The camera measures 106.6 x 64.2 x 21.9mm and weighs 195.3 (without batteries and card). [Full Specs]

Overall Rating: ★★★★½ | Latest Price Info


Photo of The Day: Don’t Tell

Friday, November 16th, 2007

Don't Tell
Don’t Tell by Heather Joy (profile)

How To Use Light in Photography

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

To achieve good results in making photos with different light sources you need firstly to get acquainted with the photo camera’s manual regime and secondly to forget about automatic regimes. While making outdoor portrait photos in build flash can improve the photo. In cloudy weather the photo becomes more bright and saturate. It sunny day the use of flash allows to avoid deep shadows.

light photography tips
Light (5) by Sawan (profile)

Probably the best lighting for outdoor portrait photos is dispersed light in cloudy weather. Also the problem photographers frequently meet with is the shortage of light in room. In build flash application is not the best way to increase lighting.


Wondershare Releases Photo Story Platinum

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Wondershare Photo Story Platinum is an innovative photo album software to create and share Hollywood-styled photo movies

Kelli, United States, 12 October 2007 – When we make photo album, we usually have in mind to share it with friends and family. To do this, you can send it by email, post it on the internet, or burn it on DVD: that is exactly what Photo Story Platinum allows you to do.


Unlike other photo album software, Photo Story Platinum offers 100+ animated thematic templates for weddings, birthday party, celebrations, etc, what you need to do is dragging your photos and picking your favorite themes, you can get the stunning effect quickly, specially convenient for digital album green hands or lazy persons.


Nikon Coolpix S200

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Last update: Review by PCMag (14 November’07)

The Nikon Coolpix S200 (announced 20 February’07) is a 7.1 million effective pixel lightweight with slim, compact dimensions point-and-shoot digital camera features 3x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 38-114mm), Approx. 20MB of internal memory, ISO setting from 50-1000, Time zone function, PictBridge support, Choice of 15 scene modes and a 2.5 ” LCD screen. The camera measures 92 x 57 x 19 mm (3.6 x 2.2 x 0.7 in) and weighs 165 g (5.8 oz). (Download Brochure)

Overall Rating: ★★★½☆ | Latest Price Info


Photo of The Day: Fishing at Dawn

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Through The Window
Fishing at Dawn by Johno (profile)

Macro World Photo Contest

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

The Center for Fine Art Photography invites photographers to participate in their Macro World Exhibition. The exhibition is open to all domestic and international, professional and amateur, photographers working with digital or traditional photography.


Important Dates
* Entries due November 27, 2007
* December 4, 2007: Notification of acceptance
* February 29 – March 22, 2008: Exhibition dates
* March 7, 2008: Public and artists’ reception during the Fort Collins Gallery Walk

Click here for details