Link Roundup 09-13-2008

A lot of interesting stuff happening this week in the world of photography.

  • Portrait Professional 8 Giveaway Winners
    Check out the results from the portrait contest over at DIYPhotography! Udi had a lot of great entries, and I had the honor of being one of the two judges for the contest.
  • An Interview with the Creator of the Sarah Palin Bikini Gun Photo
    Did you ever see that photo of Palin in a Bikini that swept across the Internet not too long ago? Well, Jim found the creator of the photo and here's a transcript of his interview with her.
  • The Colormancer retouching contest
    Here's an interesting piece of software to try out, and a competition that goes with it!
  • 110 Great Resources for Photographers
    Looking to fill up your feed reader? Check out this huge list of podcasts, vidcasts, and photography blogs.
  • Photographing Children
    10 tips for photographing kids, and lots of great examples to go with them.
  • Nikon D3 Shutter Release in Super Slow Motion
    Jeffrey Friedl's Blog
    This is insane — an animated series of photos showing the Nikon D3 mirror flipping up and the shutter releasing.
  • Lessons in Photography and Life from The Duck
    Beyond Megapixels
    A few real-world photography lessons, in the form of a comic strip.
  • Histogram 101
    Beyond Megapixels
    A dissection of the histogram and how it can be used to evaluate your photos.
  • How to Shoot Professional Images in Low Light
    Shutterbug Source
    Tips for shooting in low light including lens choice, ISO, shutter speed, and flash equiment.