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80 Years Gone In A Flash is an autobiography of the life of photo-journalist John Jochimsen. In his time as a photographer back in the days of film, John has photographed everything from presidents to royalty and was there with Queen Elizabeth II the day she discovered her father the king had died. In a career spanning over five decades, John has no doubt had a very interesting career. This book is basically a memoir if his life, and begins right at the start, when John was born in Claph...
The price of most photographic and digital related books have come down quite dramatically over the last few years but not Amherst. Here's a book illustrated in black & white that most publishers would be doing in colour and selling for between 10 and 15. So it better be worth its 22 price tag. The author, Bob Shepherd has spent more than 20 years as editor, writer, photographer and picture editor. He leads you through the process of learning to think about balance in composition, through colo...
Photo Journalism is not a favourite area of photography for me, so I wouldn't normally be picking this one up in the book shop. As a reviewer though I can appreciate the quality for those of you who find this category interesting. It's up to RotoVision's usual high production values - excellent quality paper, superb repro and clean design. The text is small, so those with less than perfect eyesight may struggle on the finer captions. As is becoming typical from Terry Hope's books the thoroughne...
A paperback A4 sized book that displays the prize winning entries for the World Press Photo 2002 competition (the 46th contest to date). There are outstanding works in here and it's well worth a look, especially if you are a journalist or interested in reportage. Over 160 pictures submitted by Photojournalists, picture agencies, newspapers and magazines from around the world.
Book 4 in the Ilex step by step series and the weakest of the set. The book offers a series of fixes for digital images, using pictures that are not that visually exciting. You can get most of the info covered here in each of the other three books but buying one of those will give you a great deal more on your chosen subject. Alternatively check out any of the Photoshop tutorial books that are reviewed here and are much better. Overall visually well designed but dull from an illustration point ...
Here a couple of simple actions to add a border to your shots. I create the action based on the format of a 10Mpx photo, you can edit the action to suit to different format. TOM
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The Airport Navigator holds two pro-size bodies, plus three to six extra lenses and most 15.4 inch laptops, iPads and documents. The two external side pockets can also accommodate pro-size flashes or water bottles.
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A versatile camera / flash sound and light trigger, that comes with everything you need to do creative high speed photography such recording as balloons bursting, lightning strikes, splash drops, etc, plus an intervalometer, bulb mode, and delay mode for delay and sequence shooting.
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If you want the very latest in home photo printing, Epson's Stylus Photo PX830FWD is the ideal 4-in-1 for you. This top-of-the-range photo printer is packed with premium features in a stylish package to print your favourite photos with better-than-lab-quality results, while also being versatile enough to deliver crisp, clean text documents.
The Union Photo Messenger is designed for an around-the-town photo enthusiast who wants to carry a camera with a couple of extra lenses or accessories in a bag that doesn’t look like the traditional camera bag. It's a water-resistant with a flap to cover and protect the gear inside. There are interior lens cap and accessory pockets.
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FX Photo Studio offers more bang for your buck than any other app on the App Store with its outstanding assortment of 194 filters. It is the most popular version of the FX Photo Studio brand and is a top photography application in over 50 different countries. FX Photo Studio for iPhone is utilized by both amateur and professional photographers who seek simple, but powerful image processing on-the-go. Users can turn their iPhone or iPod touch into a fantastic photo editing studio that allows them to mix and tune every single effect, mask effects, and share their photos via Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and Tumblr. Many would be surprised by the countless creative image editing possibilities that FX Photo Studio provides on-the-go.
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Photo fx Ultra is the definitive set of digital optical filters for the iPad. Simulations of many popular award-winning Tiffen glass filters, specialized lenses, optical lab processes, film grain, exacting color correction, natural light and photographic effects plus a clever paint system with a variety of brushes are now at your fingertips. You can now enhance your photos just like Hollywood cameraman and visual effects artists do! We can safely say without a doubt that Photo fx Ultra is the most comprehensive, feature rich photo app available for the iPad.
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The olloclip is a quick-connect lens solution for the iPhone 4/4S that includes fisheye, wide-angle and macro lenses in one small, convenient package that easily fits in your pocket. Nestled in the palm of your hand, the olloclip connects to the iPhone within seconds so you’ll be sure to capture the image you want…if you don’t see the picture you’re looking for just flip it over to switch lenses.
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It holds your laptop and your camera, plus life’s essentials: cell phone, MP3 player, portable hard drive, USB, keys, wallet, snacks, jacket, tickets, pens... any convenient item you want for the day. As you move through the world with your lean and lightweight CompuDay Photo 150 messenger bag, it’s ready for every inspiration point. Grab your camera from the fast-access side pocket (it protectively rests in an inventive camera chamber) and catch a great shot. Take out your laptop, download the image and write about it on your blog. Call a friend; tell him to check it out. The CompuDay Photo 150 helps you organize, protect and carry your technology so you can be connected where and when you want to be. Includes: laptop pocket; adjust-to-fit camera chamber with fast-access side pocket; multiple pockets for personal electronics and personal stuff; removable accessory pouch; mesh-covered trolley sleeve; easy-grip zippers and a quick-grab handle.
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|Win a photo book and publicity||01/10/2012||01/10/2014|
|I Shot It Photo Contest||11/06/2012||30/06/2014|
|Photography Contest PHOTO FAUNA||28/01/2014||05/05/2014|
|NIKON PHOTO OF THE MONTH||08/03/2014||31/03/2014|
|Windows Phone Photo Challenge||01/10/2012||01/10/2014|
|Street Football Photo Project||29/12/2013||27/04/2014|
|OUR MARATHON PHOTO CONTEST||08/03/2014||15/03/2014|
|I LOVE SNOW PHOTO CONTEST||08/03/2014||14/03/2014|
|KIERNAN GALLERY PHOTO EXHIBITION||08/03/2014||21/03/2014|
|PHOTOPUFF PHOTO COMPETITION||08/03/2014||18/04/2014|
|AMERICAN SUGAR ALLIANCE PHOTO CONTEST||08/03/2014||24/03/2014|
|Backyard Travel Photo Contest 2014||01/02/2014||01/12/2014|
|Win a Nikon Camera for Free||05/03/2014||05/03/2015|
|Compete to win a $1,250 gift card||25/06/2012||30/06/2014|
|Win a one-to-one review session, mentorship & exposure||05/03/2014||16/03/2014|
The busiest day is Monday and Wednesday with Tuesday and Thursday close behind. Friday drops a little, as does Sunday. Saturday is the quietest day.
If you post at a busy time your photo will soon disappear of the first page. If you post when it's quiet not many people will be around to click or comment. There's no ideal time to maximise the potential of your image being viewed and commented on.
If you give good feedback on other members' work that will often help you get feedback in return.
Yes, the more comments the better, as this will allow the poster to get a general feel for opinion on their post. After all, a large part of critique on any photo is personal opinion.
It's important not just to go and critique photos that are currently uncritiqued (although this is, of course, valuable). The idea is to offer as much support, help and comment across the board.
This is an e2 member feature
You can add a header photo to your portfolio page by going into your portfolio settings
My Settings>Portfolio Information and scroll down to the e2 Header Image section.
All images must be:
- JPEG format (.jpg at the end)
- RGB format (not CMYK)
- No larger than 770x150 pixels in size
- No adult or explicit material
- No advertising material
Go to "My Settings" by clicking on the link on the right in your portfolio. Then to Portfolio Information via the link at the top of the page and then scroll down to Portfolio Photo option. From here you can edit you portfolio photo. Alternatively if you are logged in use this link here
It's not an error. Many visitors don't have time or feel compelled to leave a comment, but they can still click to say they like a photo without commenting.
The number next to the blue heart only represents how many people have clicked to say they like your photo. It bears no relation to the number of comments made.
A link is placed in the daily forum posts made and you can access Photo Month via the Inspiration drop down on the menu. There's also two tabs on the homepage: Techniques and Features where you can see recently added content. To view a specific article, just click on its title.
The theme changes daily to coincide with the daily technique / feature that's posted on site. You will find a list of themes in the Photo Month forum all of which have dates next to them. The next day's theme is posted at midnight. All images need to be posted in the relevant forum posts.
It's a daily guide to help readers take better photos of the chosen subject. The forum then provides a place to show examples of this subject. You can go out and take the shot specifically (which is encouraged to help those who want to develop) or you can show off previous examples. Use it how you like.
All members can upload one photo each day. If there is a problem with the photo, you can delete it and re-upload it again but you can only do this twice.
If you just need to alter the description or title, send a Problem/Suggestion report form and one of the team will make the changes for you.
After you have deleted that one photo, you can only upload and delete one more photo that day. However, you will be able to delete, individually, all previous photos ever uploaded.
In the photo information panel below your photo you will see a blue bar titled 'Photo Options'
Hover over that with your mouse cursor and you will see an option to delete the photo.
Click on the word 'Delete' and then on the 'are you sure' conformation and your photo will be deleted from your portfolio and it will be removed from the Gallery.
When you delete a photo you will also lose any comments and any votes or awards that it had.
Only portfolios that have had a photo added to them within the last 31 days appear on the list. Please also note that the list is cached, so is only updated a few times each day.
If you prefer to resize the photo before uploading to save time uploading and adjust detail and sharpness to your own preferences your image should be 1000 pixels on the longest side.
The image MUST be in JPEG format - this means it must be saved with .jpg extension
at the end.
The image must be RGB, not CMYK.
Note that if you use Adobe RGB (1998) colour space rather than sRGB it will result in a loss in density and contrast.
Here's the easiest way to do it in Photoshop (PS) (7, CS & Elements):
In your application go to Image - Image size (PS)/ This will bring up a box
showing some dodgy numbers (Screenshot 1 - PS Version as I don't have Elements!)
1 = Pixel Dimensions
2 = Resolution
The first thing to do in this box is to change the resolution. Mine at the
moment says "600" pixels/inch (aka ppi/dpi). For viewing on the web,
72 dpi is plenty. DON'T CLICK OK!!!! When you change the resolution, you will
notice that the Pixel Dimensions have changed too. These may have changed to
less than 600 pixels. You can now change the highest number to 600 pixels (on
a landscape for example, this will be the width). The other number will look
after itself (Screenshot 2)
Now you can click ok! Your image will get much smaller on the screen.
With the zoom tool selected right click on the image and select "Actual
Size". This will bring the image back to a viewable size.
If you want to apply any sharpening (lots of people do, I don't!) you
should do it now.
Here's the "tricky" bit: Go to "File - Save For Web".
There'll be a new screen popup titled "Save for Web, Powered by Image
Ready" (or similar).
The bit on the right is what you are interested in. Ignore all the boxes
for a moment. Beside Preset theres a circle with a triangle in it. Press
it. This will bring up "Optimize to File Size":
Where you see "Desired File Size", set that to 100 or below (I normally
use 99 just to be on the safe side), and then hit OK. That will disappear and
bring you back to the Save for web dialogue.
Hit the Save button, choose a place to save and Robert is your father's brother!
If this doesn't help we have a technique here which tells you how to resize your photos in several other applications.
We try to have just one theme each Friday and the idea is to have a bit of light-hearted fun to brighten up the day.
The competition's page shows all the previous competitions that have been judged along with the current one.
Any competition that has ended and hasn't been judged will not show up.
Judging can take up to 28 days.
With Digital Photo Frames becoming ever popular and the market increasing rapidly, it's hard to know which one to choose, so we've devised this guide to let you know exactly what you need to look for.
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Yes Sherlob, went there on Monday and ordered one after seeing the incredible offer! However I now learn that when it arrives and I start set up procedures the best way to install the wifi printers connectivity to my Mac is by using a computer to printer usb cable. I'm aghast! Having spent £500 on this Pro 10 printer (Canon cash back not subtracted) I have to buy a USB cable to get WiFi running!
Ahhh, there are several apps on the iphone app store which give indications where the sun will be at any given time, even with information regarding shadow length etc... Sun Surveyor Lite is a good starting point, i had it on my old phone and it worked a treat. Ther eis also MoonTrajectory, same as the sun one but with the moony thingy, handy for night owls who like taking photos in moonlight.T...
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The Range I used that store two years ago for quite a few frames and reasonably priced ( I needed about 15 20" x 16 " ) and the quality was OK for what I needed. If you have few frames to get carrying them on a bus might be challenging ! ! I also used Picture Frame Express for some custom sized frames ( printed for the image, not to fit a standard sized frame ) a bit more expensiv...
You cannot readily replicate the effects of a polariser. A strong ND is used so that you can use particular camera settings so has a value for that type of photography. After that it is a matter of choice. If the dynamic range of the scene is a littler larger than the camera sensor, then Grad ND's can be useful but they also have the disadvantage that they do not discriminate between the areas ...
Topaz Compatability looks ok according to this. Not sure about Nik as their compatability chart lists nothing other than Adobe products. The older versions always worked fine on Paint Shop Pro so it's worth a go on Photoplus
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Thanks Janet I will do, I'm determined to get the printing spot on as I'm wanting to enter more print sections in Salons.
I suppose it is the question is now........ which is the priority the SCREEN or the PRINTER? I would say both equally. The idea is for the print to match the screen. No point in having the printer profiled if you are adjusting your image on a screen which is way out. Remember the equipment is trying to calibrate both to an industry standard. The ColorMunki Photo has an internal tile which...
Forum: Colour Management
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You can't send the output from PS to Photo Gallery, have you checked the settings in the colour management section of the print dialogue box of PS. There is also the option for PS to manage the printing using profiles or for your printer to manage what is happening. Depending on what you chose you also have to select if the application or printer driver is handling the colour via the printer dr...
I use Aperture 3 (Although it's in need of a big update) Will it be become free like Pages, Numbers & Keynote ? I'd be surprised as it one of the pro ranges of software Apple do, also iPhoto is already free.
Forum: Group Chat
Found it Many Thanks to saltireblue and franken, Really appreciate your help..:D:D Steve...
Forum: ePHOTOzine discussion
Hi I have uploaded some I took at dawn last friday in worc onto my flickr page at http://www.flickr.com/photos/julianrrouse/ (I think Friday was the 10th which got me a bit confused)
Forum: Off-topic discussion
I may have missed something here, but what quality jpg are you shooting to? I presume it's the highest quality? If you're shooting RAW, remember RAW files are inherently soft and need sharpening in post.
Forum: Canon Cameras
Hahahaha yeah I did the same, but what I was really after was someones opinion on ones which they've potentially used and had good results. Cheers though ;)
Epson launch of two new scanners which will allow you to scan direct from your 35mm film or slides, providing a fast and effective way for you to archive your film.
Along with a huge range products, Epson will be showcasing its latest addition to its award-winning all-in-one range, the Stylus Photo RX640.
The Stylus Photo R360 and Stylus Photo R265 are Epson’s latest A4 photo printers, featuring a new dye ink formulation – Claria Photographic Ink for high quality, low cost printing.
ADVA Soft has announced that Handy Photo 1.0, the app providing both professional and amateur photo enthusiasts with a comprehensive set of image editing tools, is now available from the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.
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The Smart Photo Fix command is the best way to correct color, exposure, and lighting problems. You'll see how, with only one click, your photo is analyzed and corrections are suggested
A simple technique that you can use to change the colour of part of an image without having to make tricky cutouts or complex selections.
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