Good stuff all around, with lots of exciting news this week.
- Before I Die I Want To…
A Polaroid Project
What an amazing project — Polaroid photos of people from all over the place, and they write down what they want to do before they die on the Polaroid. Entertaining and inspirational.
- RAW vs. JPEG: Part 1 – What are they?
RAW vs. JPEG: Part 2 – Pros and Cons
A discussion of the merits of both raw and jpeg formats, giving you a better ability to choose which format is right for you. Part 2 talks about the pros and cons of each format and why you might choose one over the other.
- Light Modifiers 101
Barn door, cookie, flag, gel, gobo, grid, softbox, snoot, and umbrella — all lighting equipment modifiers, and all explained in this article.
- Moving Toward Manual Settings: Understanding ISO (a beginner’s guide)
digital Photography School
A basic introductory guide to ISO settings and how they affect your photos.
- How to Split Tone a Photo in 30 Seconds or Less
Andrew S Gibson
Photoshop CS does away with messy darkroom chemicals and lets you split tone black & white prints with just a few clicks of the mouse.
- I Started a $2 Portraits Group on Flickr
Thomas Hawk's Digital Connection
Thomas Hawk has been pursuing a project where he offers people asking for money $2 in exchange for their portrait. Now he's even started a Flickr group so others can join him.
- Advance Testing the Nikon D90
Chase Jarvis runs us through the features of the new Nikon D90 dSLR camera. He's got a great video and a bunch of stuff to say about this camera.