Posts Tagged ‘photographs’

Go From Static to Dynamic: How to Create Photographs with Impact

Taking a picture has never been as easy as it is now. But just because you can snap a photo doesn’t mean you’re going to capture a photograph that’s thought provoking and tells a story the way many of the best images do.

But don’t worry if you’re not there yet, because Brenda Tharp is here to help with a thoughtful, in-depth presentation in which she examines what it is that turns a photograph from a static image into a dynamic scene. Read more…

Powerful Photos That Capture the Single Best Moment in People’s Lives

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In early July 2013, Sports Illustrated writer Richard Deitsch posed an interesting question to his tens of thousands of followers on Twitter: “How many of you have a photograph of the single best moment of your life?” The photographs that people shared in response were powerful and emotional.
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Amazon Begins Selling Fine-Art Photos through New Art Marketplace

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In what could be called an interesting move, popular online retailer Amazon has announced that they’re launching the “Amazon Art” marketplace effective immediately, bringing more than 40,000 artistic works from various dealers and art galleries to you with one click.

More than 4,500 artists’ works are in the collection, and featured are scores (almost 6,000 pieces at the time of this writing) of fine-art photographs from the likes of Melvin Sokolsky and even Andy Warhol (priced at a whopping $200,000).
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Centenarians: Portraits of People Over One Hundred Years Old

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It all started with a photograph she took of her grandmother, Cecil Peterson, then 101 years of age. From that point, California-based Sally Peterson had transformed taking a picture of one centenarian into a full-fledged project after asking a nearby nursing home if there were any centenarians living there. Read more…

Photos That Reveal the Hidden Nature of Depression When Turned Upside Down

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Here’s an example of photography being used to deliver a powerful message in a creative way: Singapore-based suicide prevention organization Samaritans of Singapore recently ran a series of ads recently that highlight the challenge of spotting depression.
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New Photos of the Kodak S1 Micro Four Thirds Mirrorless Camera

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The first fruits of Kodak’s partnership with JK Imaging are starting to emerge. Chinese camera site DCFever has published some photographs of the Kodak S1, a new Micro Four Thirds camera that was announced at the beginning of the year.
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Photographs of Sunlight, Shadows, Stars, and Storms on the Atlantic

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Duesseldorf, Germany-based photographer Jakob Wagner wants to show you how diverse photographs of the Atlantic Ocean can be. The images in his series “Madeiran Weather” are all of the same patch of coastal area, yet they are drastically different from one another due to the weather.
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How to Back Up Your Pictures Using an Android Tablet and External Hard Drives

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In this post, I will share some of my techniques and experiences of backing up photos using a tablet while traveling.

Like most other landscape/nature/travel photographers, when I am on a multi-day or multi-week photo tour, I face the problem of backing up my photos from the memory cards. A laptop computer is a nature choice for most people. With a laptop, we can copy files between the memory cards, laptop disk drive, and external disks. We can even do some light editing.
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Chrysler’s Ram Super Bowl Commercial Composed Entirely of Photos

One of standout commercials during the Super Bowl yesterday was the above ad by Chrysler promoting its Ram line of trucks. The 2-minute ad pays tribute to farmers across the nation, and is composed entirely of photographs showing various facets of the farming industry.

In the background is a famous speech given by radio broadcaster Paul Harvey during the 1978 Future Farmers of America convention, titled “So God Made a Farmer.”
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The Photographs Norman Rockwell Used to Create His Famous Paintings

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Painter Norman Rockwell‘s illustrations graced the covers of countless magazines over the course of the 20th century, becoming a much-loved piece of American culture for their simple snapshots of life. You might recognize many of the works, and even the name behind the paintings, but did you know that virtually all of the images started out as photographs?
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