Thursday, February 26, 2009

Dtown TV

Each week, Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski bring you the coolest tips and tricks, news and accessories for Nikon's® Digital SLR cameras.

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14 Photography Masters

Since the very beginning of Abduzeedo, our team has been bringing cool photography inspiration for you.

We've featured many awesome photographers, from the ones with innovative techniques to oldschool guys, and all that. And today we've made a list. We love lists. :)

Lens Flare a community of Artists and Photographers.

The Lens Flare is a friendly community of Artists and Photographers.

TLF features a robust image gallery, free art and photo contests, camera reviews, graphics software reviews, photography tutorials, and tips and tricks to help you improve your pictures.

It's free to join, although there are subscriber options with additional features...Check them out Here

Photography 101.5 - Aperture

This week’s lesson is Aperture.

DIY Photo Pop-Outs in 20 Minutes

Got a photo you just adore and want a unique way to show it off?

Behold! Photo Pop-Outs! Here

Frame some Pics - Foam Core Boards

Nice photo framing requires some skill on the side of the person performing it. This means the quality of the photo frame depends on the materials you’ll be using. Thus, using only quality foam core board art materials is a must.

If you’re not into creating your own foam core art board you should know that you can find custom made ones at affordable prices, although there’s a bit of hassle waiting for you in there as well. Finding just the perfect one isn’t as easy as it may seem.

The appropriate photo framing supplies will make all the differences when it comes to your beautiful photos or artwork...Check it out Here

Friday, February 20, 2009

Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG Macro HSM II review

Check out Review Here

Digital Photography Tips for Beginners

A large proportion of the readers of Digital Photography School classify themselves as beginners - so we thought it might be helpful to have a page set up that collates some of our Digital Photography Tips for Beginners Here

Giz Explains: Why More Megapixels Isn't Always More Better

And when it comes to print quality—that old argument for extra megapixels—for most of the shooting the average person does, 6 megapixels is just fine.

Read Article Here

Found in space at Flickr

A robot intelligence has invaded Flickr. The “blind astrometry server” is a program which monitors the Astrometry group on Flickr, looking for new photos of the night sky.

It then analyzes each photo, and from the unique star positions shown it figures out what part of the sky was photographed and what interesting planets, galaxies or nebulae are contained within.

Not only does the photographer get a high-quality description of what’s in their photo, but the main project gets a new image to add to its storehouse of knowledge... Check it out Here

Friday, February 13, 2009

The 2009 PhotoVision Series

PhotoVision offers the unique opportunity to observe the industry’s leading image makers in their actual working environment.

PhotoVision’s cameras take you inside their studios and on location where you’ll see sessions from beginning to end including families, children, couples, high school seniors, individuals, relationships, maternity and newborns.

Tag along on actual weddings and see thousands of images created beginning in the bride’s ready room and continuing through the reception.

Sit in on insider interviews where host Ed Pierce and correspondent Brian Killian pick our speakers’ brains for their secrets to success in the areas of marketing, sales, business management and studio design.

Observe the latest techniques for completing your vision through concise demos on retouching techniques, workflow, color management and studio production and the best part about Photovision is you can attend on demand.

Check it out Here

High Speed Sync for flash at any shutter speed

High Speed Sync lets you flash at high shutter speeds. Find out if you've got it and how it can improve your shots.

15 Tips for Great Candlelight Photography

Happy Valentines Day! In celebration we thought we’d publish this post on the romantic topic of Candlelight Photography!

Monday, February 9, 2009

Looking Good in Pictures Video Series

Look Good in Pictures is a unique new series starring style guru and television personality, Carson Kressley.

Carson shares entertaining and helpful insights and will give real practical advice on how to embrace photogenic qualities in a variety of everyday situations such as vacations, holidays, nights out on the town and weddings.

Check it out Here

How to use Manfrotto

How to use Manfrotto products to get great photos

Online Courses - by Brian Peterson and other's.

Their statement :

Everyone at our school, from the front office staff to our web designers, is driven by an intense passion for photographic excellence. We eat, sleep, and dream photography.

Our mission is simple enough. No matter how difficult your own personal photographic hurdles may seem, we will NOT let you fail. Here at The Perfect Picture School of Photography, you will find some of the most creative and talented minds in the photographic industry, all of whom remain committed to your success. We will hold nothing back and that includes revealing the secrets used by the 'pros'.

If you are looking for clear and concise lessons on photography WITHOUT all that techno-speak; you will want to join us! If you are looking for ON-TIME and HELPFUL FEEDBACK of your work, you will want to join us. If you are looking for a NO-PRESSURE, "COME AS YOU ARE" environment, you will want to join us.

If you are looking for classes where CREATIVE THOUGHT IS NOT ONLY FOSTERED BUT ENCOURAGED, you will want to join us. No where else is the pursuit of the perfect picture more fun, more challenging and more rewarding than right here at The Perfect Picture School of Photography! All of our instructors share the same commitment when it comes to your desire to succeed.

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Diagonal Method in photography

The Rule of Thirds and the Diagonal Method in photography Here

News! AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G only $199

AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Major Features

  • DX-format, normal single-focal-length lens with 35mm focal length (picture angle is equivalent to a focal length of 52.5mm in FX and 35mm formats)
  • Large maximum aperture of f/1.8
  • Silent Wave Motor (SWM) ensures smooth AF operation
  • High-performance optical system with aspherical lens delivers superior reproduction capability
  • Compact, well-balanced design when attached to small SLRs
  • Two focus modes available – M/A (manual-priority autofocus) and M (manual focus)
  • Metal mount
  • Natural blur effect thanks to seven-blade rounded diaphragm.. Read the News Here