1st Aug 2006

Photo Puzzle Art

2017-09-21T23:13:34+00:00 August 1st, 2006|Categories: Design, Interior Design, Photography, Professional Printing|

This could be a fun photo project. Why stop at an 11x14 size, why not 20x30? Or as long as your arms will reach. Decorating : Photography : Photo Puzzle Art : Home Photographer Betsy Wynkoop shows host Renai Ellison a creative technique for displaying photography in a very personal way (see photo at right). [...]

1st Aug 2006

Duratrans in a new light

2017-09-21T23:13:51+00:00 August 1st, 2006|Categories: Acrylic and Plexiglass Mounting, Design, Display Graphics, Professional Printing, Wall Art|

Boy, would I love to spend a week in this house. This house has been spread around the web and email to be Tiger Woods house. It isn't. It is just a luxury rental in Maui. What caught my eye was their use of three large framed Duratrans displays for artwork at the top of [...]

1st Aug 2006

Location Scouting?

2016-04-05T09:37:26+00:00 August 1st, 2006|Categories: Photography, Professional Printing|

Here's a good site with some images from the great southwest parks and monuments. It could be a resource for finding your next shooting trip. Dan Heller has a nice essay on Monument Valley. Monument Valley is considered one of the natural wonders of the world because of the beauty of the enormous "monuments" of [...]

1st Aug 2006

Big ‘Ol Cameras… for handholding!

2016-04-05T09:29:23+00:00 August 1st, 2006|Categories: Cameras and Camera Accessories, Photography, Professional Printing|

No rosewood here. No gold plate, no hand rubbed finish. No attitude. Its bloodline is more Jeep than Rolls Royce. We wanted a large format 8x10 camera that could ride in the trunk with the spare tire and jack and feel comfortable. We wanted an 8x10 that could be hand held. We wanted a lot. [...]

1st Jul 2006

Need a globe photo?

2017-09-21T23:14:09+00:00 July 1st, 2006|Categories: Photography, Professional Printing|

This is a cool composite of both sides of the globe. And if you want it to be printed really, really big... like for a kids room or your office - you know where to send it. Wired News: Hi-Res Earth: "NASA's imaging system MODIS has compiled the most detailed and accurate portrait of Earth, [...]

1st Jul 2006

Photos To Go – Search Results

2016-04-05T08:52:00+00:00 July 1st, 2006|Categories: Design, Large Format, Professional Printing|

Jazz photos for a cool office space. I am helping a friend of mine put together a nice home office. He lives jazz and music, so I proposed that we make a few large prints for the spaces that need some art. He found this site and it has some nice images. Cheap too. they [...]

1st Jul 2006

How Fast is “Fast”?

2016-04-05T09:15:20+00:00 July 1st, 2006|Categories: Cameras and Camera Accessories, Professional Printing, Technology|

As cameras keep making larger and larger files, photographers are carrying larger CF and SD cards. But size does not equal performance. Along with larger file sizes could come longer write times. manufacturers know that key to the larger files are faster writes, so they are working on the challenges at a feverish pace. Rob [...]

1st Jul 2006

Career Jumpstart: At Adorama

2016-04-05T09:12:06+00:00 July 1st, 2006|Categories: Photography, Professional Printing|

An interesting twist. Here's a retailer providing services to help photographers. Instead of advertising on other content sites, the retail giant Adorama has decided to provide content on its own site. The articles are well written and can be another important bookmark for you. Career Jumpstart: Which stock photography model works for you?: "The stock [...]

1st Jul 2006

Selling Photography on eBay

2016-04-05T09:17:22+00:00 July 1st, 2006|Categories: Business Best Practices, Large Format, Photography, Professional Printing|

Try thinking of it as selling "Really Big Prints" on eBay. We have a bias toward big images, you know. The article is a little dated, but still has a lot of info for the beginning eBay photo seller. Selling Photography on eBay: "Selling Your Photography You may be a beginner, an advanced amateur, or [...]

1st Jul 2006

Scanning

2016-04-05T08:50:40+00:00 July 1st, 2006|Categories: Design, Large Format, Professional Printing, Technology|

I visited a technology company in LA yesterday on a fairly under the radar meeting (they did give me permission to discuss the art that I saw there). In several offices that were being renovated, there were very large prints of very old photographs. Most of the images were 24 x 30 and 30 x [...]