Posts Tagged ‘website’

GuruShots is a Sleek Online Photo Contest with Real-Time Challenges

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GuruShots is a newly launched service that turns photography into a game with a real-time online photo competition system. Photographers compete against one another to win contests, increase in level, and earn valuable prizes.
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Explore Fujifilm X-Mount Lenses with This Interactive Test Website

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Fujifilm has a new website that lets photographers “try” X-Mount lenses to see what they can do. It’s a lens simulator of sorts: select the lens, aperture, and focal length you want, and press the shutter button on the page. A sample photo will pop up showing what that combination of gear and settings would produce.
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You Can Now Browse Through the World’s Largest Collection of Robert Frank’s Work

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The National Gallery of Art owns the world’s largest collection of photos and materials by renowned American photographer Robert Frank. That collection is also the museum’s largest holding of any single photographer.

Late last year, to celebrate Frank’s 90th birthday, the collection was opened up in a new way through the launch of an online repository. You can now browse through the 8,000 or so items held by the museum — some of which had never before seen the light of day.
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Canon Posts Cryptic Teaser Message Complete with Countdown Timer

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If you’re looking to add a bit of confusion to your weekend, Canon has you covered. A teaser ad from Canon has just appeared on the New York Times, pointing to the website seen above whose cryptic texts and countdown leaves us rather perplexed… it a bit inspired. Read more…

Dark Sky Finder Helps Nighttime Photographers Find the Least Light Polluted Spots

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For those of you who partake in any sort of nighttime photography, it’s no secret that light pollution can be the bane of your existence. Thankfully, there’s a neat, simple online resource that can help you better prepare to avoid this enemy of great Milky Way photography.

It’s called Dark Sky Finder, and it’s an easy-to-use website that gives you an up-to-date, radar-style view of what light pollution across the United States looks like.

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‘No Likes Yet’ Lets You Browse Through Instagram Photos That Have Gotten No Love

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There’s a new website that aims to rid the world of ‘un-liked’ Instagram photos. It’s called No Likes Yet and although its name may sound slightly condescending, the goal of the website is anything but.
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Battle of the Client Galleries: Comparing 11 of The Best Tools for Proofing and Presentation

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Online client galleries have been there for some time now, but many photographers either neglect this powerful tool relying on ol’ school DVDs and USB drives for image delivery, or simply are not aware of the options that would suit their particular business.

As a beginner, mostly part-time, photographer I was looking for an affordable photo gallery service to give a try. The main problems I wanted such a tool to solve were: a) deliver images quickly after the shoot; b) impress my clients with a personalized website and thus, make them want to refer me; c) make it easy to share the photos. Read more…

Yale Project Makes 170,000 Depression-Era Photos Searchable with Interactive Database

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Dorothea Lange’s iconic Migrant Mother, pictured above, is just one of the roughly 170,000 photographs taken between 1935 and 1945 for a project commissioned by the United State’s Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information (FSA-OWI).

All of those photos are currently being stored in the Library of Congress, but a dedicated team from Yale University is looking to revitalize this invaluable collection of photographs by organizing them, pairing them up, and explaining how these images and photographers came together to create the most comprehensive looks at America following the Great Depression and into the early years of WWII. Read more…

Picdeck Web App Brings TweetDeck-Like Functionality to Instagram

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Instagram is a wonderful social network with simplicity built right into its infrastructure. But while simplicity may work for the masses, there are power users out there who would like to make the most of the photo-sharing network using third party options — options that just got a bit more tempting thanks to the introduction of Picdeck.

Picdeck, a new web app for Instagram users, hopes to bring an interface similar to popular Twitter app TweetDeck to Instagram, letting users make the most of their square-cropped image streams. Read more…

Human Clock Crowdsources Photos for Each Minute of the Day for Creative Timekeeping

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Crowdsourcing can lead to some incredible creations. One such creation is an interesting little website called the Human Clock. It’s an online clock that’s created with photographs from people all over the world. The website asks people to write down the current time or find it in a creative manner, snap a photograph, and then send it in.
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