Tag: photo

Product Review: Backlit Box

When the folks over at www.backlitbox.com approached me about reviewing the product and participating in the initial research and design of their new product, I was happy to oblige as new products that come into the marketplace are always engaging…

I'm going on Auto Pilot

After some serious burning of the night oil, I’ve got the last Newsletter of the year ready for release – if you want to get it, the push goes out at 10:30am eastern time.  This means subscribers will also get…

Water and Light

The idea of writing with light is nothing new to photography, the very word itself means to paint with light (from the Greek photo, meaning light, and graphos meaning write), the most successful photographers through time are ones that have…

Shooting From the Hip

While recently taking a reality break and visiting family in my old stomping grounds, I had a chance to tour the Farmer’s Museum in Cooperstown, NY.  Viewing museums like these is a lot of fun for both kids and adults…

Creating the color video

As promised from last weeks post on Youtube, I promised to share the “how to” on the creation of the little teaser video for transitioning from a black and white photo to color.  For those that don’t remember, the video…

Free 3d Photo Maker

I don’t often do a weekend post, but every once and a while, and since I have reduced the blogging schedule somewhat, figured I’d share this little nugget here today. A friend told me about a site that produces tons…

Let's Make a Deal, or Not

While reading through the foot high stack of magazines in an attempt to whittle it down, I found myself re-reading a Photoshop User magazine from a few months back.  I often re-read magazines and find hidden “nuggets” (as I call…

Photo Montage Tuesday

Normally, I start the week with either a hardware review, a software review, or something along those lines, but there’s a couple things that have bumped the traditional schedule.  So, check these tidbits out to start the week: First off,…

Creating a Monthly Desktop Calendar

I alluded to it yesterday, and have already had several people inquire about the procedure to create this desktop calendar.  It’s really quite clever, and kudos go out to Jeffrey Friedl over on his site for the script:  http://regex.info/blog/photo-tech/calendar He…

And the Oscar Goes to…

Okay, it’s not an Oscar, nor an Emmy, but the LDP Monthly Giveaway is sufficiently popular that selecting winning images is very tough.  Here’s what happens once the contest is closed: