Archive for the 'photography' Category

Earth, the penultimate frontier?

OK, OK, last space-themed post for a while, I promise, but I couldn’t resist posting the photographs of Vincent Fournier, they’re astounding. (via Creative Review)

Posted at 11pm on 18/01/10 | no comments | Filed Under: photography

Sipapu, Looking Up

via PDN Photo of the Day.

Posted at 11pm on 14/01/10 | no comments | Filed Under: photography

Earthquake in Haiti

(DANIEL MOREL/AFP/Getty Images)

Earthquake in Haiti – The Big Picture

Donate Now to the DEC (an umbrella organisation for 13 British humanitarian aid agencies).

Posted at 10pm on 13/01/10 | no comments | Filed Under: news, photography

UK Photographers’ Rights Guide v2

Thanks to Simon for the comment in my previous post regarding UK photographers’ rights for letting me know that Linda Macpherson and he have updated their handy A4 guide to reflect the current legal landscape. Get it here:

UK Photographers’ Rights v2

Posted at 8pm on 24/05/09 | no comments | Filed Under: photography

LIFE’s image archive

LIFE magazine

LIFE magazine’s image archive, hosted by Google. You could quite easily lose hours looking through that, there’s so many truly great photos there. (via aphotoeditor.com)

Posted at 11pm on 18/11/08 | no comments | Filed Under: photography

Sports Shooter Contest Winners

Some truly stunning images from SportsShooter.com. I’d recommend browsing through the previous winners links at the bottom of the page, the quality is astounding throughout.

(via Rob Galbraith)

Posted at 5pm on 21/04/08 | no comments | Filed Under: photography

UK Photographers’ Rights

Look both ways before crossing the street

There have been a several articles in the UK press lately highlighting the increasing difficulty photographers face amidst the fearful climate that’s been instilled in the general public by bogeymen such as paedophiles and terrorists. Stop-and-searches have become frequent, photographers are harassed, told to delete images and sometimes assaulted, it’s all quite worrying.

Thankfully, Linda Macpherson (LL.B, Dip.L.P., LL.M), a lecturer in law at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, has created a superb short guide explaining the legal rights of English and Welsh citizens when taking photographs. It’s designed to be portable, so can be printed double-sided on a piece of A4 and carried in your wallet or camera bag, and gives an informative overview that covers restrictions, private property, national security and other issues:

UK Photographers’ Rights

Posted at 4pm on 18/04/08 | 4 comments | Filed Under: photography

Wayne Levin

Beautiful work by Wayne Levin

Posted at 1pm on 16/04/08 | no comments | Filed Under: photography

Firmware hack unlocks features on Canon cameras

If you’ve got a recent Canon digital compact, this DIGIC II firmware hack may be of interest. It unlocks several hidden features, such as support for RAW, a live histogram and a DoF calculator, and is “hot loaded” so there shouldn’t be any danger to your camera.

(Via Engadget)

Posted at 11am on 15/09/07 | no comments | Filed Under: photography

Manx surfing photos on the BBC

Kenzie surfing at Drivers

My friend Kenzie featured in a BBC article on surfing in the Isle of Man today. The main article photo and eight of the fourteen in the gallery were taken by me, shame the credits are relegated to the alt attribute!

I’ve not got a decent gallery online yet, mainly because I’m not happy with any of the Flickr plugins for WordPress I’ve tried so far, can anyone recommend anything? Maybe it’s time to have a play with Lightroom’s Web Galleries…

Posted at 2pm on 13/07/07 | 2 comments | Filed Under: photography

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