Monday, October 13, 2008

Live-View and Movie-Mode with any SLR

DIY Canon 5D mkII


From Carlos aka- Miami Fever over on Flickr. Perhaps this is Canon Inc's inspiration for including video into their new 5DmkII. Even if it isn't the idea is genius. Now all of us SLR users can reap the benefit of the live view and movie modes available in nearly all of today's point and shoots.

From Miami Fever's Flickr photostream:

"I would find myself having to put down the 5D when I wanted to shoot a video, and vice-versa.
It's really nice to be able to shoot a video of some subjects whose motion and sounds (such as cars) add interest as you photograph them.
I don't do this for street shooting, since discretion is key, the 5D is big enough as it is, and video wouldn't really be as interesting as a still.
This should work with any camera with a hot-shoe and any point and shoot with movie mode and a standard 1/4" tripod mount."

Carlos gives the details of the hardware used in his custom mount over at flickr where he goes by Miami Fever. Pay him a visit and let him know how much you like his creation! You can also compliment him on his amazing street photography taken on the streets of Miami. Most of his great images are what can be described as available dark, capturing the vibrant night scene in Miami without the use of a flash. It doesn't hurt that his images often include many of the beautiful women seemingly roaming the streets of Miami. You can also check out Carlos's blog: http://www.miami-fever.com/ where he posts additional photos and information about his photo documentary of life in Miami.

Carlos is also adept at converting all manner of lenses for use on his Canon 5D. Check out his flickr "Gear" set to see many of his lens adaptations. Additionally Carlos runs a photography and gear oriented blog: Ask Carlos where he elaborates and answers questions about photo equipment, lens compatibility, and his overall shooting technique.

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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Free Subscription to After Capture Magazine


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AfterCapture Magazine is the premiere bi-monthly digital photo magazine for photographic post-production work. Visit this month's articles for a sample of what you will see in print.

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Friday, September 26, 2008

A Basic Field Guide for the Outdoor Strobist




Free guide to
getting great outdoor lighting!

First go look at Bernie Ledsma's amazing outdoor photos (Here: Outdoor Strobist) and you will appreciate the fact that not only is he offering his advice to help the rest of us achieve the same great results with our photos, but that he has really gone out of his way to write up and illustrate a free guide!

Bernie titles himself a "strobist" because his style of outdoor portrature relies on fill flash or strobes to properly expose the main subject while maximizing the use of beautiful natural ambient lighting.

You can find Bernie's guide and gallery of images over on Yahoo's free photo sharing community Flickr.

(See our previous blog post about Flickr, the most active photo community on the internet)

So stop in, pick up his guide, and make sure you say hello and comment on his great photos!

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Originally uploaded by Bernie Led:

“A Basic Field Guide for the Outdoor Strobist” 1st edition NOW AVAILABLE! For those who may be interested, I came up with a field guide on the basics of "Outdoor Strobing", just compiled my notes, learning’s, and work flow.

I initially made the notes for myself but decided to share it each time someone would ask me how I create those images. So I am making this material available to anyone who may benefit from it.

I know the learning curve here is steep with so much technical variations and complex exposure combinations, so I tried to keep it concise, but comprehensive.

A little thing about me, I am not a pro (have a day job in marketing) nor am I claiming to be a master, I just love and enjoy doing this... creating beautiful images and trying to be helpful to others that is.

If you would like to have a copy, Id be glad to email a copy to you, (free of course, not doing this for the money). Not really ground breaking, just my way of sharing and giving back...

All ill ask in return is for you to just let me know if it was able to help you or if you had fun using it. If you have suggestions to improve the work flow to make it easier or even better, let me know. Then we share it to even more people (open source spirit)... I'm calling it "A Basic Field Guide for the Outdoor Strobist" (just 5 pages, PDF format)

Get it here: A Basic Field Guide For The Outdoor Strobist

Bernie Ledesma

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Sunday, September 21, 2008

DIY 120 SPAMera®


SPAMera®, originally uploaded by [ CK ].

Now you can have your camera and eat it too!

From Chris Keeney's Flickr page...

SPAMera®

This is my newest camera in my collection. It takes 120 roll film and yields 8-12 exposures. Made in my kitchen on 02.03.06. ~ 220 film compatible

Hormel // SPAM Museum // SPAM Family // SPAM History // The Art of SPAMography

more information about this camera at chriskeeney.com

Uploaded by [ CK ] on 6 Feb 06, 1.59AM PDT.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Excellent Free Digital Photo Managment



New! Picasa 3 (beta)

The fantastic free imaging software from Google is about to get way better...

We here at Free Photography Stuff, have been huge fans of Google's image program Picasa and now there is much more to get excited about with the release of the beta trial of the new Picasa 3. If you are not familiar with Picasa see our previous post on why it is one of the few must have photo programs. Google's Picasa - Free Fantastic Photo Software

Download the Picasa 3 beta at http://picasa.google.com. To get additional support or to give feedback for this beta release, please visit the Picasa Help Group to find answers from knowledgeable users and the Google Guide.

From the Picasa website:
"To get started on the upgrade from Picasa 2.7 to Picasa 3, we've provided a detailed run-down of what's new and what's changed. This page explains the basics, but you'll need to get your hands dirty to really appreciate the changes. Click the links below to learn more about each feature."
sync

Sync your Picasa 3 and Picasa Web Albums edits

Tired of having to manually re-upload your photos after making further edits? By enabling 'Sync to Web,' edits made to your photos in Picasa 3 are automatically transferred to your corresponding online albums.

retouch

Retouch your images

Always want to be airbrushed? Use the Retouch tool to remove unsightly blemishes and improve photo quality. It can also help you to restore old photos with marks, water stains, and scratches to excellent condition.

viewer

Preview image files with Picasa Photo Viewer

The photo viewer is a fast, lightweight application for viewing images on your desktop or through Windows Explorer. Installed with Picasa 3, it lets you to take a quick look at images without having to fully open the Picasa 3 program.

movie maker

Make a movie

Combine your photos, videos, and music into a movie, and create a Windows Media file. Share it with friends by uploading it directly to YouTube.

webcam

Capture your screen

Instantly take and import your screen captures and webcam captures into Picasa 3.

text

Add text or watermarks to your photos

You can easily personalize your photos using the Watermark and Text tools.

print

Print captions

Your captions are about to see a little more action. You can now print your captions or photo file names on or below your photos.

dropbox

Upload easily to Picasa Web Albums

Use the Drop Box to hold quick uploads and upload throttling to multi-task during your upload.

PWA settings

Control your Picasa Web Albums settings

If you have an online album in Picasa Web Albums, you can now control the online settings through the corresponding folder or album in Picasa 3.

move folders

Manage folders on your computer

It's now possible to move entire folders around on your hard drive from within Picasa 3.

exif

Get more information about your photos

We've added new icons and tools to the Library view to quickly communicate useful information about your photos.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Free Guide to lighting figures and products for photography


Good photography is good lighting!

A lot of people think that good lighting is expensive. Wrong. The best light source for photography is free!

This is a great tutorial (Figure on Cheap Lighting) on how to better show off your figures to other figure enthusiasts on the net by taking better photos of your collection to share.



This knowledge is shared on the HappySoda blog written by “super rats”. HappySoda is an anime and anime stuff fan blog. Blog topics include Anime DVDs, figurines, and other related things, such as conventions. Super Rats is an avid miniature figure photographer with a fantastic portfolio of beautiful shots. Super Rats shares many of his photos on flickr as well, - Flickr Sets

Super Rats shares his experience and tips for creating a mini indoor studio using common household items. The results he gets prove that good figure and product photography does not have to be expensive or rely on expensive equipment.

DIY Lighting- Figure on Cheap Lighting
Super Rats Gallery- Flickr Sets
HappySoda Blog- Anime stuff fan blog



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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Free Postcards & Postage


Hippopost.com
You design it, they print it and send it free!

Hippopost is a web-to-mail application developed by Hippopost Inc. This application allows you to send FREE postcards to addresses within the United States and Canada. This service is made possible through sponsor advertising on the back of each card. By using Hippopost to send FREE postcards you are agreeing to allow sponsor messages to be placed on the back of your postcard.

Sending a card is easy. Use Hippopost Online™ and allow your web site visitors to create and send postcards, or use Hippopost Social™ and sponsor postcard opportunities within photo sharing and social networking communities such as Facebook.

Through a network of strategically located production and fulfillment facilities, Hippopost actually produces and mails each postcard relative to the recipients address – you take advantage of local postage rates, and expedited delivery – imagine sending a postcard while on vacation, and having it arrive while you’re still away!

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Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Shootsack Lens Sweepstakes...


Shootsack

Lens Giveaway


Grab a sack and Shootsack will help you fill it!

The prize is your choice of any camera lens from the Adorama.com website with a maximum price of $1,800 before taxes, shipping and handling.

No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this sweepstakes.

Visit http://www.shootsac.com during the Promotion Period and follow the instructions to enter the sweepstakes. Send an email to sweepstakes@shootsac.com (include Name, Address, Phone Number and Email Address) or place an order to be automatically entered. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Limit: One entry per person and per e-mail address during the Promotion Period.

Shootsack is an innovative photography bag, a Shootsack bag comfortably and safely carrys the tools you need, without making you look like a camera geek. Photographer Jessica Claire and entrepreneur Keats Elliott have teamed up to bring you Shootsac.

Based in Southern California, the company is proud to introduce an eagerly awaited and long overdue solution to the ubiquitous "camera bag" dilemma. Shootsac is a high-quality, high-fashion product made here in the United States. The goal is not to replace your traditional camera bag but rather to provide you with a handsome, handsfree, no ego, so-comfortable-you-can-forget about it, lens carrying assistant no matter where you shoot.

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Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Free Classic Camera Auction Catalog & CD Rom...

Free Collection of Clasic Cameras on CD

WestLicht of Vienna, Austria, is a Camera Museum and Photo Gallery with revolving exhibits and a major Photographic Auction House. The cameras that are displayed in the museum and pass through the auction house are nothing short of beautiful, representing a full history of photographic cameras and equipment.

Prior to the each years auction WestLicht makes the auction catalog available for free. The collection can be viewed on-line of ordered on CD ROM with accompanying book. Visit the WestLicht website to view or order the current catalog: https://www.westlicht-auction.com/index.php?id=24750&_ssl=on

The WestLicht museum in Vienna, Austria is one of the worlds premier collections of photographic equipment. For those of us who love cameras it is a shrine to the past. Their collection is vast and extends from the orgins of photography until today. If you are passing through Vienna or Europe don't miss a chance to visit.

WestLicht
Westbahnstrasse 40
1070 Vienna, Austria
Tel: ++43 1 523 56 59 16


No I didn't have the winning bid....

Original Daguerreotype SOLD for $792,000

In 2007 A 1839 daguerreotype camera, ancestor of modern photography, was sold at WestLicht's auction in Vienna for nearly 600,000 euros making it the world's oldest and most expensive commercial photographic apparatus.

An anonymous buyer paid 588,613 euros (792,000 dollars), bidding by Internet, said the Westlicht auction house.


The first camera ever sold, 1839 "Daguerreotype" by the Paris manufacturer Susse Frères


Oldest & most expensive camera of all time.
Fetching near 600,000 euros at auction on May 26th 2007, a "Daguerreotype" by the Paris manufacturer Susse Frères. This very recently discovered camera throws new light on the history of photography: the attic find proved to be an example of a camera from September of 1839. up till now it had been thought to be a myth. In the meantime numerous experts attest it very likely might be the oldest commercially-produced camera in the world.

Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre (18 November 1787 – 10 July 1851) was the French artist and chemist who is recognized for his invention of the daguerreotype process of photography.

The Daguerreotype was the first successful photographic process, the discovery being announced on 7 January 1839. The process consisted of:
- Exposing copper plates to iodine, the fumes forming light-sensitive silver iodide. The plate would have to be used within an hour.
- Exposing to light - between 10 and 20 minutes, depending upon the light available.
- Developing the plate over mercury heated to 75 degrees Centigrade. This caused the mercury to amalgamate with the silver.
- Fixing the image in a warm solution of common salt (later sodium sulphite was used.
- Rinsing the plate in hot distilled water.

A site dedicated exclusively to Daguerre is http://www.daguerre.org
Interestingly enough, there are enthusiasts who still produce dagerreotypes. See here.

The origins of commercial photography, previously no camera by this manufacturer was known to even exist!

Up till the present "The Daguerreotype" produced (also in 1839) by Daguerre’ s brother-in-law, Giroux had been regarded as the origins of commercial photography. There are around ten of these in existence in various large museums. But even earlier, on the 5th September 1839, a small Susse Frères advertisement appeared in the French newspaper “La Quotidienne” though except for a few instructions (e.g. in the George Eastman House in Rochester) no camera by this manufacturer was known to exist. This world sensation is now being exhibited in WestLicht, in Vienna, Austria. The camera with the original lens by Chevallier is in wonderful original condition and has never been restored or modified.

Some Free Trivia - The f Stops here....

In search of the origin of the f-stop

For some time I have wondered how it is that we have come to call the aperture of a lens the f-stop. I have run into a myriad of various explanations but none have been completely satisfying or seemed entirely plausible.

I had assumed that it came from a scientific or mathematical expression, and indeed I believe I have found that formula.


Where f is the focal length, and D is the diameter of the entrance pupil. By convention, "f/#" is treated as a single symbol, and specific values of f/# are written by replacing the number sign with the value. For example, if the focal length is 16 times the pupil diameter, the f-number is f/16, or N = 16. The greater the f-number, the less light per unit area reaches the image plane.

The literal interpretation of the f/N notation for f-number N is as an arithmetic expression for the effective aperture diameter (input pupil diameter), the focal length divided by the f-number: D = f / N.

Apparently Optical Engineers Sutton and Dawson defined the f-stop in 1867, and was adopted by lens manufactures soon afterward. Although apparently the f expression was unanimously adopted by lens makers the numbering scale was not. By 1901 there were at least 5 separate numerical scales used to denote the f-stop.

By 1920, the term f-number appeared in books both as F number and f/number. In modern publications, the forms f-number and f number are more common, though the earlier forms, as well as F-number are still found in a few books; not uncommonly, the initial lower-case f in f-number or f/number is set as the hooked italic f as in f/#. Notations for f-numbers were also quite variable in the early part of the twentieth century. They were sometimes written with a capital F, sometimes with a dot (period) instead of a slash, and sometimes set as a vertical fraction.

Although by the 1940’s most of the world had settled with the current f-stop scale we use today it wasn’t until 1961 that the ASA created the f-stop as an official standard. PH2.12-1961 American Standard General-Purpose Photographic Exposure Meters (Photoelectric Type) specifies that "The symbol for relative apertures shall be f/ or f : followed by the effective f-number." Note that they show the hooked italic f not only in the symbol, but also in the term f-number, which today is more commonly set in an ordinary non-italic face.


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Monday, March 31, 2008

Pentax Sweepstakes

Pentax
Sail Away to Costa Rica
Sweepstakes


Will you Sail Away on a cruise for two to the birding paradise of Costa Rica and Panama? Or walk away with a PENTAX K20D digital camera package, or a Optio W30 camera?

Enter the PENTAX Sail Away Sweepstakes by participating in a binocular demonstration at a PENTAX retailer or viewing the PENTAX binocular video right now!

Grand Prize is a 10-day cruise to Panama and Costa Rica - a birding paradise - aboard Cruise West's 102-guest Pacific Explorer.

Second Prize is a PENTAX K20D digital camera package including flash attachment and 18-55 mm and 50-300 mm lenses.

Third Prize is a Pentax Optio W30 camera.

Enter today… and picture yourself trekking through remote jungles in search of the unexpected and unusual.

More info from the Pentax press release:

PENTAX Imaging Company launched the PENTAX SAIL AWAY program to highlight select models of our binocular line. Between now and May 31, 2008, consumers may view an online product video and enter* the PENTAX Sail Away Sweepstakes at www.PentaxSailAway.com. Prizes include a Cruise West cruise and exciting PENTAX products.

*No purchase is necessary for the consumer. Limited to U.S. residents only and one entry per person. Official contest rules and product video posted at www.PentaxSailAway.com.

Did you know that PENTAX has announced 16 new products since January 2008? Leading the line-up are the PENTAX K20D digital SLR with 14.6 megapixels, live view and a host of customizable features and the K200D with advanced technologies in a user friendly package. PENTAX also announced five new lenses and a popular spotting scope camera adapter.

Check out the K20D video, K200D video, and a binocular video for more information on these products. PENTAX also has developed two tutorials on flash photography that are now live on the PENTAX Imaging and PENTAX SLR websites. Stay tuned for future photography tutorials.

On the compact digital side, PENTAX announced five compact digital cameras including the full-featured Optio A40, the tiny Optio S12, the affordable Optio E50 and the colorful Optio M50 (with a new website at www.PentaxOptioM50.com). With a 5X zoom, a 3 inch monitor and a slim body with Face Recognition, Smile Capture and Blink Detection, the Optio V20 is the latest PENTAX digital camera model.

Finally, don't miss out on the great rebate saving on sleek and stylish PENTAX Optio Z10. Learn more before you buy about this fun, full-featured camera at www.pentaxoptioz10.com.

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Free Comics for Photographers



What The Duck
by Aaron Johnson

What the Duck is an online comic strip. Viewers are welcome to link, post, copy/paste, or save the strips to their own sites, blogs, forums, newsletters, etc.

Begun as a simple blog "What The Duck" has grown into a regular comic strip. Writer Aaron Johnson mainly tells the tales of a photographer duck as he experiences many of the same trials and frustrations as real photographers.

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Thursday, March 20, 2008

Free Photo Network

Flickr
Store, Share, Communicate, and Network

Free from Yahoo!


Flickr is the most active photo community on the internet. More people visit share there photos and visions and make connections than anywhere else on the net.

Flickr is a free service owned by Yahoo. To set up an account to share your photos on Flickr all you need is a free Yahoo id. Flickr is such a valuable tool for photographers that nobody despite your level of photographic experience should ignore it.

Flickr is vast and encompasses people and photos from all walks of life and experiences. It has professionals as well as those who post via cellphone camera.

For the professional photographer Flickr offers networking exposure to millions of potential customers and the ability to tag each photo with keywords and provide links and information to potential customers. For any professional photographer that is thinking about ignoring Flickr first read 36 reasons that Flickr is a photographers ultimate tool over at photopreneur.com, a website dedicated to identifying digital-age earning opportunity's to photographers.

For the ameature photographer Flickr provides a terrific place to host and share your photos. But it is much more. Flickr encourages its members to participate by allowing you to annotate and comment and ask questions on others photos. It also provides groups that you can join to share photos of a specific theme, or based on a photographers make of camera, or even skill level. Perhaps best of all Flickr is full of helpful fellow photographers that will help you grow and learn as a photographer.

So don't wait, Join Flickr today! And open a whole new world to your photographic experience! It is free after all...

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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

DIY Camera Lens



Teach an Old Camera
New Tricks!


(Photo: Zeiss Ikon on a Sony Alpha A100)


Make an old camera useful again. Many old film cameras and lenses can easily be adapted for use with todays Digital SLR's. The science for which cameras and lenses make good DSLR adaptations is simple. The lens needs to go from a thicker camera body to a thinner body (with the adapter thickness making up the difference).

If you transfer to a thicker body then the lens will only focus for a couple of feet like a macro lens and everything else beyond will be out of focus. An optical element (lens) can be fitted into an adapter to correct this but they 1.) are very hard to find 2.) are very expensive 3.) you lose some quality and perhaps 1 f-stop of speed.

Kimmo Kulovesi (who took the photo above) writes about his adaptation on Yahoo flickr:

Contessa Nettel Cocarette on the Sony DSLR A100

"A Contessa Nettel Cocarette camera attached to my Sony DSLR A100 by means of sticking an 11mm M42 extension tube to the rear port of the camera. The moving lens assembly allows infinity focus to be achieved, enabling the 105mm f/4.5 Carl Zeiss Tessar lens to be utilized with the DSLR. (Or indeed, almost any SLR capable of accepting M42 lenses either directly or with an adapter..."

"from 1923... it's about as sharp as any lens I have."

-Arkku from Flickr

Lens adaptations or hacks have been around for as long as there have been cameras. Since there has never been a agreed upon standard mount between manufactures there has always been the case of certain special lenses that photographers could not live without and were adapted over when the photographer changed or updated camera systems. Some lenses like the 1920's Kodak Pocket Folder lens have been considered so special for their soft focus portraiture that they have been sought out, and modified to work in modern portrait studios.

Loss of automation is something to consider if you do desire to do an adaptation. Today's DSLR wonder-cams have a lot of integration between the camera and the lens. Without a modern electronic lens attached you will lose some automation that we take for granted today. Some of the biggies include:

Autofocus

You will surely lose Autofocus and the ability of the camera to determine when the shot is in focus using the focusing points. You will have to twist the focus knob yourself and then eyeball the image in the viewfinder to determine if the focus is correct.

Creative Modes

You will be stuck using the camera set to manual "M" mode or (if you are lucky depending on the camera make) possibly Aperture priority, if your camera can still meter light properly without an electronic lens, (Sorry Nikon DSLR users you lose your lightmeter!)

Auto Diaphragm

Modern cameras allow you to meter and focus with the lens iris wide open, then as the shutter is pressed the lens automatically stops down to the preset opening just before the shutter fires. The reason for composing with the lens wide open is to give a brighter viewfinder and to ease in focusing. With an adapted lens you will need to set the lens iris manually before you press the shutter.

To the modern DSLR user the loss of automation alone can be daunting. For those of us that used film cameras it will be like stepping back in time. Either way it is surely more work to adapt and use a non system lens than to just buy one made for your camera. However for many of us Do-It-Yourselfers hours of enjoyment can be had by adapting and using these older lenses and cameras.

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Saturday, March 1, 2008

FREE exhibition space for photographers



Nikon Salon

Free Exhibition Space
for Aspiring Photographers



In its quest to contribute to the advancement of photographic culture,
Nikon Salon is offering a free exhibition space for aspiring photographers.

Exhibitions of your work may be held in one of three different spaces:
Nikon Salon, Nikon Salon bis, and Nikon Salon Juna21.
Each space has its own unique concept.

Nikon Salon Website: http://www.nikon-image.com/eng/activity/salon/index.htm


Nikon will provide the following:

・ A set portion of production costs for invitation cards.
・ Production costs for greeting, profile and caption panels.
・ Frame rental
・ Invitation card postage fees (Excludes personal invitations)
・ Press release
・ Exhibition space
・ Staff to hang the exhibitor's work in the gallery provided.
・ \50,000 for printing materials
・An extra \30,000 for transport costs to/from Osaka, etc.


Nikon Salon is open to all creative contributions


However the opportunities don't stop there. The Nikon Salon bis gallery holds group exhibitions by members of the Nikkor Club and its branch offices, as well as other photographic organizations, schools and clubs. For aspiring young photographers, there is also Nikon Salon Juna21, where exhibitors must be under 35 years old.

Nikon Salon

Nikon Salon accepts any exhibition that strives to contribute to photographic culture. This program is open to all photographers.

Juna21

Nikon Salon Juna21 seeks creative, original ideas from young photographers. Exhibitors must be under 35 years old.

For nearly 40 years

Nikon Salon has contributed to the spread of photographic culture by offering a free exhibition space to aspiring artists.
It started in January 1968, when Nikon Salon was first established in Ginza to celebrate Nikon's 50th anniversary. Since the very first exhibition "Eyes of Ihei Kimura," Nikon Salon has provided unique opportunities for both professional and amateur photographers by sponsoring their lectures and hosting their exhibitions. These opportunities expanded with the opening of Shinjuku Nikon Salon in June 1971. Osaka Nikon Salon followed in March 1974. The goal was to pursue the true meaning of photography: the expression of ideas. This meant breaking the barrier between professional and amateur photographers and viewing their work as art, not business strategy. The applications are still open to everyone. Photographers of every style and level of experience are welcome at Nikon Salon.

Nikon Salon looks forward to viewing your work!

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Friday, February 29, 2008

Free Subscription to Professional Photographer


Free for 6 months

Professional Photographer Magazine


Right now you can receive a free 6 month subscription to Professional Photographer magazine.

For more than 100 years, Professional Photographer, the official magazine of Professional Photographers of America, has helped readers advance careers in the photographic industry. Each issue contains practical yet cutting-edge lessons in the artistic, business, and technological aspects of professional photography. No other magazine offers a more influential presentation of the people, trends, products, and photographs changing and defining the portrait, wedding and commercial photography landscape.

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Thursday, February 28, 2008

Free Fujifilm Professional Film Data Guide


Fujifilm
Professional Films
Data Guide


If you are still shooting film then you need to have this guide.

This is the complete A-Z reference for Fujifilm's professional films. It is chock full of excellent information about every aspect of Fujifilm film.

The guide is available free from Fujifilm in adobe PDF format.

Profrssional Film Data Guide

It includes technical data on all Fijifilm films in 35mm, 120/220mm, instant, and APS. It discusses the features of each film type and provides advice for shooting as well. It contains info on processing and edge markings and much much more.

Basically it is everything you ever wanted to know about film, but may have been to confused to ask.

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Free Slideshow Software from Fujifilm


Free - Fun & Easy

Photo and Video Editor

From Fijifilm


Import your life Load in your digital photos and video files with a simple click. You can even upload from Facebook!

Edit your photos and video Cut, trim, build. Add an effect. Zoom in on the cute friend in the group shot. Cut out your brother-in-law's embarrassing karaoke at the beginning of the video. It's simple to do.

Add some music Add a soundtrack to your clip using music pre-loaded in the Z-Clip editor, other tracks from the Playlist, or your own MP3s! Share your mashup Sharing your creation with your friends and family is a snap. Email it, or post to your blog!


zclip_download_btn
zclip_gallery_btn

Here is a sample clip I whipped up quickly. It did have a couple of errors, 1 image was lost and the audio is terrible....

video


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