Weekend Links

November 8, 2009

365.234 - Something creepy is in the shower
1/25 sec, f/1.8, 50mm, ISO200

The shot above was one that I had envisioned for quite some time, but wasn’t able to accomplish until I got myself a tripod – one of the supplies mentioned in the “essential gear” link below. On a side note, I need to do a better job of keeping track of what photos I’ve posted here, because for the life of me I can’t remember if I’ve posted that before. If it’s a repeat, I apologize.

  • I’m not sure I necessarily think these are the five most embarrassing photography mistakes. The one I thought was missing from the list? Using the flash at concerts – or other instances when the subject of your photo is much further away than the reach of your flash.
  • Did you recently get a DSLR and now you’re wondering what supplies you should get next? Check out this list of essential gear for the beginning DSLR photographer.
  • You may or may not have known that flickr partnered with Getty a while ago, allowing Getty to tap certain images to be added into their collection, but now you can actually request Getty to look at your photos via a flickr group. Check out the details here.
  • I’ve talked before about using the histogram to help edit your photos, but it’s also useful while taking photos, as this article points out.
  • Got some dust on your lens? Check out how to wet clean your lens.

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  • Thanks a lot for linking to my histogram post!

    btw, I loved your recent post on DPS about using GIMP scripts. The GIMP is such a great image editing program that still doesn't get much attention, unfortunately.. But, I think that'll change once it supports 16-bit RGB images :)


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