Archive for October, 2010

Canon Shoot Like a Pro Sweepstakes

Enter for a chance to shoot from the sidelines at a New York Jets game. Prize includes 4 New York Giants game tickets, sideline field access, tips from a pro sports photographer, and a Canon EOS Rebel 2Ti camera kit. Sweepstakes ends on November 19th, 2010.

Meet 2011 TED Prize Winner – J.R.

Meet J.R., an anonymous photographer who embeds his work into neighbourhoods and villages around the world; photographing the people who live there and learning about their life stories. He was chosen as the 2011 Ted Prize Winner (to be formally announced March 2, 2011) due to his “creativity, vision, leadership, and persuasion”. Watch the inspiring video after the jump.

First Photo of a Human Being?

Does this photograph taken in 1838 of the Boulevard du Temple in Paris by Louis Daguerre the first photograph of a human being?

Photosynth

Photosynth software creates a 3d image of a location by amalgamating dozens, if not hundreds of photographs taken from Flickr. By referencing user generated tags, the software collects photographs of the same subject, and automatically fits them all together.

Locals and Tourists Maps

Here are some interesting maps generated by Eric Fischer using geotagged photographs from public Flickr and Picasa search APIs. Not only does it show where photos are taken, but whether they were taken by local photographers or tourists. View the full resolution images after the jump.

Cool Wave Photography by Clark Little

There’s a good chance you have seen his work before, considering he’s been on numerous television broadcasts, radio shows, and been in countless magazines, newspapers, and exhibitions. A short bio, more photos, and link to his website after the jump.

125+ Ways to Edit a Photograph – Part 2

Stuck in a rut when it comes to editing your photos? Looking for some fresh ideas? Then this is the article for you. 1 photograph, 125+ different edits. The majority of these looks can be created with any photo editing software. More than anything, this article is meant to inspire you to try different editing techniques. Here is Part 2.

Migration Of A Lifetime Sweepstakes #2

National Geographic is having a sweepstakes for a chance to win a 8-day/7 night cruise, value at $12,550. Sweepstakes closes Saturday November 6 @ 11:59pm ET. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter.

Fantastic “Tilt Shift” Video

The following is a fantastic Tilt Shift video titled “Bath Tub IV” by Keith Loutit. For those who don’t know, tilt shift refers to a photographic technique, or post production technique which significantly narrows the field of view in a photograph, or in this case, a video. A miniature world is the resulting effect. To fully understand, watch the video after the jump.

Migration Of A Lifetime Sweepstakes

National Geographic is having a sweepstakes for a chance to win a 9-day/10 night wildlife safari, value at $19,790. Sweepstakes closes October 23 @ 11:59pm ET (tomorrow). Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter.