This week was pretty busy, lots of new things to read out there. Here are some that caught my eye.
- Geotagging with the Photofinder Mini
This week on PhotoNetCast we talk with a couple of guys from ATP Electronics about their new geotagger. We're also giving away a complete geotagging unit (worth $150!) plus a handful of SD memory cards.
- Two Ways To Get Background Circles
Udi gives us the scoop on how to create interesting backgrounds using some simple lighting equipment.
- 45 Beautiful Motion Blur Photos
A great collection of photos exhibiting various motion blur effects. Awesome inspiration.
- Creating black and white cutouts
John brings us a nice screencast on how to create black and white photos with color cutouts — he goes over two methods plus a combination of the two methods in his examples.
- Printing Basics
A good overview on printing photos from formats, to finish, and mounting.
- LIFE photo archive hosted by Google
Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.
- 5 Tips for super macro photography
Want to go beyond macro photography? This article lays out the equipment needed and some important tips for setting up your shots.
- Wear Good Shoes: Advice to young photographers
If you want some advice from seasoned photographers, this article features tips from 35 experts.
- Luring your Child into the World of Photography!
Introducing kids to photography is such an awesome thing. Here are some tips including which cameras to use, how to handle the camera, what to teach them, and how to teach them.
- 10 Astounding Astrophotos by Phil Hart
digital Photography School
Examples of astro-photography done right! Here are some great photos to check out.
- The nuts and bolts of off-camera flash
Here's a collection of 4 articles covering the topic of off-camera flash. I've read through them all as they were published, and they're very much worth a read.