30 Photoshop Techniques Every Photographer Should Know

If you're a photographer or retoucher, there are certain Photoshop techniques you just have to know. Tutvid and Nathaniel Dodson have made this amazing 4-part free mini-course about retouching, that walks you through the basics of photoshop and explains why they're important and how to use them. Photoshop is full of capabilities and always have at least five ways to accomplish any [...]

By |2017-09-20T14:57:21+01:0025 May 2017|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Education, Photography, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flickr is Back! With a Design Overhaul and New Features

I guess it is fair to say that Flickr has been loosing ground lately. Numerous similar services have come on the market, with easier interfaces and even better service. So, in an effort to make Flickr “awesome again,” Yahoo unveiled today their new and re-imagined Flickr with a new design and new features. Some of the major design changes include a new [...]

By |2016-10-13T07:09:55+01:0021 May 2013|Categories: Internet, Photography|0 Comments

Explore the World’s Oldest Photography Museum via Google

The George Eastman House is the first museum of photography to join the Google Art Project, a digital collection for works of art. Without leaving your couch, you can visit Google's Art Project online and see more than 40,000 works of art from across the world. Now, the George Eastman House, which is the oldest museum of photography and photo technique, has added 50 [...]

By |2016-10-13T07:09:57+01:005 April 2013|Categories: Photography|Tags: , |0 Comments

Back to the Future

While posting Bring Your Photography to Life about the talented photographer Tom Hussey and his award winning campaign with photographs of older people looking at the reflection of their younger self in a mirror, I remembered running across a similar project some place back in time. I remembered Irina Werning and her cool project called “Back to The Future”, which I thought I had posted earlier. (?) But I can't find [...]

By |2016-10-13T07:09:59+01:0030 March 2013|Categories: Art, Photography|0 Comments

Bring Your Photography to Life

Commercial advertising photographer Tom Hussey photographed an award winning campaign for Novartis' Exelon Patch, a prescription medicine for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer’s dementia. The highly conceptual photographs depicted an older person looking at the reflection of their younger self in a mirror. "Sometimes we need photography to create a complex interplay between reality and illusion" - Tom Husse. [...]

By |2017-09-20T13:38:23+01:0030 March 2013|Categories: Be your own guru, Photography|Tags: |0 Comments

Man Feed Swans

"Sometimes it all just sort of comes together. Plan all you want, but most absolutely perfect moments tend to require a bit of serendipity, rather than choreography." Joe Berkowitz writes over at Co.Create. It's a comment to the  impressive "Man Feed Swans" photograph, captured by Marcin Ryczek. featuring a man feeding swans on a snowy bank in Krakow, Poland. The multiple contrast of [...]

By |2016-10-13T07:10:10+01:0013 February 2013|Categories: Art, Photography, Storytelling|0 Comments

Kjøpe nytt kamera?

Det nærmer seg jul og i år som så mange år før, vil det nok ligge mange flotte digitalkameraer under juletreet. Men det er ikke alle som vet hvilket kamera de skal kjøpe til seg eller «familien». Derfor har jeg tenk å gi deg noen fine råd til hva du skal se etter og fokusere på. Lister Selv er jeg [...]

By |2017-09-20T13:39:39+01:0028 November 2012|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Photography|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Free Photography Course

Marc Levoy's Photography course @ Stanford University, is now freely available on the Stanford website. Everything from PowerPoint presentations and lectures to animations that explain some photography theory, and various photo-related tasks, can all be found on their website. Marc Levoy, is a professor of Computer Science at Stanford, whom in the late seventies developed a digital animation system that [...]

By |2019-01-12T20:31:09+01:005 November 2012|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Education, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Last Answer

One of my favorite authors of all time, Isaac Asimov, is an American best known for his works of science fiction. Some years ago, I stumbled upon his two short stories “The Last Question” and “The Last Answer”. The first one being Asimov’s favorite short story written by himself. But they are both good stories, and it’s for me, difficult to point out which one is better. [...]

By |2016-10-13T07:10:15+01:002 August 2012|Categories: Literature, Photography|Tags: |0 Comments