Friday, November 20, 2009

free image editing software apps

Terrific list (and reviews) of free image editing software. If you just don't need the expense or all the bells and whistles of Photoshop, you might want to check some of these out. What have you got to lose? They're FREE!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

leopard seal experience

National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen has quite an amazing "fish" tale, as it were, here. Enjoy!

Monday, November 16, 2009

boudoir posing tips

Southern Maryland wedding and boudoir photographer Robin Owen has a simply terrific blogpost about boudoir posing tips . Check out the images, the tips, and be sure to give her a call if you need wedding or boudoir photography in the Maryland area!

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

to those who serve

If you are currently in the United States military or if you have ever served, in peace-time or in a conflict, I thank you for your service, your sacrifice, and your dedication to preserving the freedoms that we enjoy. Freedoms that we have enjoyed for so long that they are sometimes taken for granted. Thank you, veterans!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

McNally's letter to a young photog

Check out Joe McNally's "letter to a young photographer". That Joe has a way with words, he do.

Friday, November 06, 2009

ryan takes up photography

Ryan (from The Office) has, it seems, taken up photography. He's deep. He's insightful. And he's arty. I know this because his images are in b/w. Oi!

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

hyperfocal distance

What is hyperfocal distance? It is a technique wherein you focus about a third of the way into your scene in order that everything in the image is relatively, and usually just about equally, sharp.

Check out this terrific and detailed explanation of hyperfocal distance and then get out and get those landscapes!