Monday, October 17, 2011
Stolen Camera Gear: Are You Protecting Yourself?: This has been the craziest week in my mad mad world, hence the adapted movie quote. One of the biggest things that we as photographers fear has happened to me. Our home was burglarized and the thieves nabbed my camera gear.
Posted by steve at 11:08 PM
Mini autofocus lens mimics the human eye: Mobile phone cameras generally aren't known for their fantastic image quality. One of the reasons for this is the fact that most of them have fixed-focus lenses, as opposed to the autofocus lenses on all but the cheapest stand-alone cameras
Posted by steve at 11:04 PM
Polarizer Filters In Photography – PictureCorrect: If there’s one important digital camera accessory that professional photographers carry apart from the lens, it has to be the polarizer. The pros that use DSLRs or the large-format film normally have various types of this accessory.
Posted by steve at 10:51 PM
Tutorial: How I Retouch A Portrait For A Magazine Cover – Blink 182 Edition – ADVENTURES OF A COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER / FILMMAKER
Tutorial: How I Retouch A Portrait For A Magazine Cover – Blink 182 Edition – ADVENTURES OF A COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER / FILMMAKER: This is a follow-up tutorial from my original blog post the other week when I announced the 4 covers Alt Press Magazine was releasing from my Blink 182 photoshoot in Los Angeles. I do a quick and dirty tutorial of how I cleaned up and retouched one of the portraits for the cover of the magazine. As you’ll notice, Photoshop plugin Nik Viveza 2 is an integral part of how I got the desaturated textured look of the final image
Posted by steve at 10:49 PM
Digital Photo - Compact Super Zooms | DPmag.com: For many photo opportunities, compact "superzoom" cameras are the perfect blend of size and performance, combining DSLR features with a versatile, big-range zoom lens. This year's models have had some exciting improvements and technological advancements, which have made them smaller and yet more robust than ever before.
Posted by steve at 10:47 PM