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spot metering with the Canon T90 - Photo.net Canon FD Forum Kerry Kennedy , Oct 04, 2008; 03:53 p.m. We seem to be discussing the T90 today. That's fine with me; it is a great camera. I would like to hear from you on your individual techniques on actually using the spot meter. I would find it hard to believe that many of you would actually gather the 8 spot meter readings that the camera can integrate. 10 Tips to Always Look Good in Photos As a photographer, you look great behind the camera, but what happens when the camera is pointing at you? A lot of photographers tend to freeze up, or go in for that fake, cheesy smile. But you’d be happy to know that you don’t need to be born photogenic in order to look nice in photos. Just follow these 10 simple tips to ensure that you’d always look good in front of the camera.

Free Software Downloads Digital Watermarking Embedder Plug-in Since 1996, the Digimarc® for Images plug-in has been the only third-party application pre-installed in Adobe Photoshop, widely used by photographers, artists, designers and agencies to communicate ownership without affecting the quality of the image or the enjoyment of its viewers. This free plug-in reads and embeds Digimarc for Images digital watermarks.

Developing 4X5 Sheet Film: An Alternative Method by Eugene Singer for largeformatphotography.info My first experience developing 4X5 sheet films (Speed Graphic negatives) was in 1948, while attending Wayne University, in Detroit, Michigan.Ê The Visual-Auditory Dept. at the school had a darkroom that was equipped with three large stainless steel deep tanks immersed in a temperature-controlled water jacket. The film developer was never completely changed out, only occasionally replenished with fresh developer. It had the appearance of muddy, dark brown coffee. The film was loaded into S.S. film hangers then dipped and dunked into the chemicals in the tanks. Blog In this film, photographer Ralph Lambrecht explains Modulation Transfer Function, MTF, in the simplest possible terms, supported with numerous visual graphs and examples. He also gives us some rules of thumb for reading charts and graphs. The modulation transfer function is, as the name suggests, a measure of the transfer of modulation (or contrast) from the subject to the image.

Favorite Classics / Who Are We? Introduction Every camera featured on this site is personally owned by one (or both) of the contributors. And further each of these cameras was purchased in need of various degrees of repair. To us a pristine old camera just doesn’t have the attraction…or mystic…that one with a few scrapes and scratches possesses.

MCP Actions Blog - Photography Techniques, Photoshop Actions, Tutorials Proof That Newborn Photoshop Actions Are Not Just For Editing Babies One question we get asked often is “Can I use Newborn Necessities Photoshop Actions on other images?” The answer is “YES, it can be used on any images.” The follow up question is often, “Why did you name it Newborn Necessities and market the actions for editing baby images?” Great question. When we started working on the newborn actions in 2011, we wanted a product that would help the growing industry of newborn photographers. Arthur Siegel, Margaret de Patta, Elsa Kula, David Pratt, Bernard Siegel, George Barford, Frederick Sommer, Raoul Hausmann, Ralph Steiner, Jaromir Funke, Eli Lissitsky, Floris Neussus, Gyorky Kepes, Franz Roh, Kurt Schwitters, Robert Heinecken, Umbo, Otto “The shadows that things make The things that shadows make” by Les Rudnick

Film Photography Project Film Photography Podcast - Episode 101 – April 15, 2014 The internet radio show for people who love to shoot film! Discussions include Pinhole Photography, Interview with Pinhole Photographer Marian Roth, Eastman High... Film Photography Podcast - Episode 100 – April 1, 2014 The internet radio show for people who love to shoot film! Discussions include Luxi Light meter, Mamiya 645, New 55, Top Con 35mm Cameras, Darkroom Reels and More!

The Designer’s Guide to Taking Better Photos I’ve mentioned several times before that photography is one of the most natural complements to your skills as a designer. We designers are in constant need of very specific imagery and this can and does lead to hours of searching, unnecessary stock fees and ultimately the use of imagery that has a high likelihood of being found on the projects of countless other designers. Becoming a decent photographer can save you time and money and provide you with a serious competitive edge in the form of truly unique imagery that no one in the world possesses but you.

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