1st Jun 2006

Limit 5!!!!! What?

2016-04-05T08:53:28+00:00 June 1st, 2006|Categories: Professional Printing, Technology|

Big Images need big Storage. These are big. 400GB big. PATA drives are great for storage and retrieval. Interesting though, the price seems small. We like the ratio: Big GB / small $. Outpost.com | Seagate 3.5 PATA Internal Hard Drive: "SEAGATE 400GB PATA ST3400632A-RK. Seagate 3.5' PATA Internal Hard Drive: Outpost #: 4596287 * [...]

1st Jun 2006

Speaking of View Cameras

2016-04-05T08:48:30+00:00 June 1st, 2006|Categories: Cameras and Camera Accessories, Photography, Professional Printing|

A bit old, but a good read anyway. Camera Works: Photo Essay (washingtonpost.com): "At 57, David Burnett, is a renowned photojournalist who has worked in 60 countries and has covered presidential campaigns and Olympic games for the past three decades. He also co-founded the famed Contact Press Images agency that includes such other high-wattage photo [...]

1st Jun 2006

Camera Phones Kill Memories

2016-04-05T08:58:44+00:00 June 1st, 2006|Categories: Photography, Professional Printing|

This is a very thoughtful piece about the real issue of touchable prints versus screenviewed images. I think both have their place and I like to take funny pictures of myself and send them to my family. To me, that is using the technology as a tool (or toy) and not necessarily capturing a memory, [...]

1st Jun 2006

4×5 in a small package

2016-04-05T08:53:49+00:00 June 1st, 2006|Categories: Cameras and Camera Accessories, Professional Printing|

These are such fun cameras. Mine was stolen, but I just got another one on EBay... delivered next week. Graflex.Org: Speed Graphics, Large Format Photography, and More: These pages take you directly to information about specific cameras and models."

1st Jun 2006

For the Large Print Shooters

2016-04-05T08:45:57+00:00 June 1st, 2006|Categories: Adobe Photoshop, Large Format, Photography, Professional Printing|

This fabulous book will give you some serious insight into the building of a large, panoramic print. From the composition to the digital work, the tutorials are concise and easy to follow. Not necessarily for the amateur, the professional, especially those familiar with Photoshop, will find the book fascinating. I predict a renewed interest in [...]

1st Jun 2006

An easy to carry 4×5 camera

2016-04-05T08:47:12+00:00 June 1st, 2006|Categories: Cameras and Camera Accessories, Professional Printing|

I loved my old Speed Graphic (it was stolen last year - with the Schneider still on it.) This looks pretty cool, though. A bit pricey, but it probably should be. jen bekman news » Blog Archive » 4×5 Portable Film Camera?: "One of the disadvantages of photography is the weight and bulkiness of equipment. [...]

1st Jun 2006

DIY Panoramic Camera

2016-04-05T09:01:45+00:00 June 1st, 2006|Categories: Cameras and Camera Accessories, Interior Design, Large Format, Photography, Professional Printing|

Then, after shooting a killer panoramic of your favorite city, have a 24 x 120 print made for your wall. Wow... on metallic paper for real punch! Shutterbug: Do It Yourself: "Our project this month is a procedure for turning a 4x5, 5x7, or 8x10 view camera into a panoramic model that makes two or [...]

1st Jun 2006

Home interior design – decorate your space with wall art, pictures and photographs

2016-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 June 1st, 2006|Categories: Interior Design, Large Format, Professional Printing|

We think that large photographs, color or black and white, can definitely make a strong statement in a room. This article has some good points. Home interior design - decorate your space with wall art, pictures and photographs: "If a room in your house lacks character, by simply placing some fine art prints on the [...]

1st Jun 2006

Yahoo Photos Grows Up

2017-09-21T23:17:01+00:00 June 1st, 2006|Categories: Professional Printing, Technology|

Online storage, albums and tags may be a good tool for photographers who do a lot of traveling or location work. TechCrunch » Blog Archive » Yahoo Photos Beta Launches Today: "The new functionality brings in the best of Flickr (lots of Ajax, features like tagging and sets, and the ability to drag and drop [...]

1st Jun 2006

Some Links for Large Format Lovers

2016-04-05T08:56:31+00:00 June 1st, 2006|Categories: Cameras and Camera Accessories, Large Format, Professional Printing|

Wow. A 4x5 Point and Shoot. Could make getting those big images from the wildest places a bit easier on the backpack. BTW... they are announcing an 8x10 PS soon, so you really big film lovers should bookmark this site. Welcome to Fotoman: "Fotoman 45PS A very compact 4x5 field camera, CNC machined from a [...]