Weekend Links

I’m sorry for the late posting here – this list of links took me longer to get together than I anticipated. I’m including the above photo because one of the links below talks about taking photos in the snow, and another is a photo of a wall, so I figured, hey – a photo [...]


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How to get started with The Gimp

What you see above is the probably the first photo I ever edited with Gimp that, when done, I thought “wow! I actually kinda got what I wanted!” It also represents what a long road it is to start learning Gimp! About a week ago, Shotslot asked me a question I’ve gotten [...]


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Weekend Links: Special Edition of YOUR links

Myles was a little annoyed that I spent all weekend looking at blogs instead of petting him
Wow, I was overwhelmed with the response from my last entry! Thank you all for the kind words you have said, too. It really means a lot. In return I’ve added the feeds for all the blogs [...]


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Show me what you got!

First things first – a few people sounded interested in playing along with the monthly themes I mentioned in the last entry, so I created a flickr group for them. So please, join in! The only rules for posting to the group is that you follow the monthly themes, and that the photo [...]


Weekend Links

This list has a few links about New Years resolutions in it, and I’ve made a few of my own that I’ll share with you later this week. Believe it or not, one of them has something to do with shoes.
Today is the last day of my “winter vacation”. When I took all [...]


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Weekend Links

Photographing in the rain can be tough but rewarding, check out one of the links below for some rain tips.
I’m sure a lot of you are feeling about as rushed and busy as I am lately, what with the holidays and all. As I’ll be heading out of town again soon, I can’t promise [...]


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Weekend Links

f/4.5, 1/125 sec, 18mm, ISO400This sunset photo isn’t quite as inspiration as the bunch you’ll find in one of the links below.

To be perfectly honest, I sometimes find twitter overwhelming – and I don’t follow nearly as many people as I know some of you do – but if you’re looking for even more photographers [...]


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Weekend Links

Looking for some other great photography blogs to read? Check out these 10 blogs to help you become a photography expert (via @diyphotography).
Ever feel like your photography is taking up way too much of your time? Here are some tips on how to stop wasting time (via @diyphotography).
I mentioned Filters on my Holiday [...]


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Weekend Links

I took this photo with my arms outstretched and the camera looking down – not quite the same as what one of the links this week talks about, but still without looking through the viewfinder.
It has been a busy week for me (I guess they always are) – but this one included a sleep study. [...]


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Weekend Links

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 [...]


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