Posts Tagged ‘statistics’

The Hazards of Being a National Geographic Photographer

Sure we all dream about working for National Geographic and travelling to exotic locations, but have you ever considered the perils of being a photographer? Based on a recent survey of 45 National Geographic photographers, the PhotoSociety put together this graphic showing all the hazards they encountered. Hit the jump for the full image.

iPhone4s Is Now the 2nd Most Popular Cameraphone on Flickr

Well that didn’t take long. The iPhone 4s is already the 2nd most popular cameraphone on Flickr. I guess I shouldn’t be that surprised since they are selling like hot cakes and this version has improved camera features.

This is How Many Photographs Are Uploaded to Flickr Everyday

Artist Erik Kessels has an installation at Foam which physically show how many photographs are uploaded to Flickr in a 24 hour period. When we hear about large numbers, it is difficult for our brains to visualize the information. Installations such as Erik’s help us realize how large the data set actually is.

The Business of Photography: Perception vs Reality

Most people don’t understand how much work goes into wedding photography. They think you show up, take a few photos, and that’s it. ISPWP put out a survey to which 50 photographs responded. As you can see in the graph, on 12% of a photographer’s time is spent actually taking photographs. The rest of the time is spent editing, advertising, and general business duties.

Michael Bay Movies: Explosions vs Revenue

Maybe Michael Bay knows what he is doing after all. In the following infographic, we see that there is a direct co-relation between the number of explosions in a movie, and it’s box office revenue.

National Geographic 7 Billion iPad App

National Geographic’s has released an iPad app called 7 Billion. The app discusses important topics surrounding the growing population and is accompanied with photographs videos and articles. The app is Free for a limited time, so download it while you can. The ratings so far are mostly positive.

Happy First Birthday Photo Weekly Online!

PhotoWeeklyOnline turns 1 year old today. We’ve evolved quite a bit over the past 12 months; there were 820 posts published, including 37 featured articles. We saw 285,000+ visitors and had 840,000+ page views. We also received about 60,000 spam comments. Our twitter and Facebook followers are still relatively low (at around 400 members for each), but we are planning for significant growth over the next year.

Weekly Photo Links

We`re not able to post every story on our website, so every Sunday, we will list some interesting photography related links.

Statistics of the 500 Most Popular Photographs on 500px

PhotoStatsApp put together an infographic using data from the top 500 photographs on 500px. It shows details such as what time of day most photos were taken, and technical settings such as ISO and average shutter speed. Hit the jump for the full image.

Photostats Creates Statistics for your iPhone Photographs

If you love statistics as much as I do, then you might want to check out Photo Stats for the iPhone. This new app will create info graphics about all the photographs you have taken on your iPhone. Some of the statistics include what days the photos were taken, the time of day, as well as the country you were in at the time. Have a look at some sample charts after the break.