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Written By: onthedot - May• 18•13
- The extraordinary story of Erwin Blumenfeld
The pioneering fashion photographer Erwin Blumenfeld pushed the boundaries in his art and in his life. Tamsin Blanchard recounts his extraordinary story.
- Frist Center Presents First Major Museum Exhibition of Jack Spencer's Photographs
NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The work of Nashville-based photographer Jack Spencer will be on view at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts from July 12 through Oct. 13, 2013 in the Center's Upper-Level Galleries. The first major museum exhibition of the artist's work, Jack Spencer: Beyond the Surface is composed of 70 photographs—selected by the artist and Mark Scala …
Written By: onthedot - May• 16•13
- Google combines camera and cloud into a new darkroom
As part of the overhaul of its Hangout feature, Google has launched new photography functionality designed to take the labor out of on-the-spot shooting and editing in the cloud. The new features will roll out this evening.
- Google+ Photos gets ‘auto awesome’ animated GIF feature and much more
Calling it a new photo experience that shows what can happen when Google is your darkroom, Google Senior VP Vic Gundotra shows off the new photo tools in the revamped Google+.
- Super-reality of Gaza funeral photo due to toning technique says contest winner
Paul Hansen, winner of World Press Photo competition, defends use of software that led to dramatically lit shot Something of a storm in a lightbox has blown up in the photo-journalism world over the revelation that the winner of the 2012 World Press Photo contest had a wee bit more than the usual darkroom techniques applied to it. The great picture from the Swedish photographer Paul Hansen – of …
Written By: onthedot - May• 13•13
- 3D-Printed Gun Fires a New 'Shot Heard 'Round The World'
A 25 year old law student made headlines last week when he used a 3D home printer to produce a firearm, successfully fired a bullet at lethal velocity, and then posted video of his exploits to YouTube. Though the shots harmed no one, they captured the attention of the U.S. State Department and other law enforcement agencies. According to a report by CBS NEWS the U.S. government has been working …
- The Boundaries of Photo Editing
Even top news photographers have their work digitally enhanced these days. Mounting competition in the market for news images is forcing photo-journalists to make their output as dramatic as possible. But where are the limits of cosmetic improvement?
Written By: onthedot - May• 11•13
- Artists collaborate, exchange ideas at Artworks Loveland (interactive graphic presentation with videos)
Sculptors, painters, printmakers and performance installation artists have come together at Artworks Loveland. They keep various hours. They meet in passing to exchange ideas. They have movie nights. They exhibit artwork in the gallery with a visiting artist from the community or from afar. In May of this year, the final artist, Brian Peterson, was selected and Artworks reached 100 percent …
- IOM Photographic Society to celebrate 75 years in anniversary exhibition at the House of Manannan
The Isle of Man Photographic Society is celebrating its 75th anniversary with an exhibition at the House of Manannan in Peel from Saturday 18 May 2013 to Sunday 4 August 2013.
Written By: onthedot - May• 10•13
- Student photos go on display at Feed and Grain space
In the Meantime Gallery at the Feed and Grain building in downtown Loveland is taking on a festival air once a month during Night on the Town.
- Can a community darkroom rekindle that old black (and white) magic?
News Flash by John Klein Wilson Among the singer-songwriters and art students trolling for crowd-sourced cash on Nashville's Kickstarter pages, some local photographers hope to use social media and online fundraising… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Written By: onthedot - May• 08•13
- Image manipulation in the digital age
ONE OF the most annoying statements I usually get from people (and even some old-school photographers) is the assumption that since my photos are digital, I've probably substantially massaged the image to look good.
- Different exposure
His name means a servant for Lord Buddha. One of Thailand's most respected monks, the late Buddhadasa Bhikku helped reform Buddhist study in Thailand and influenced the way we understand Buddha's teachings, in particular by eschewing rituals and superstitious beliefs.
- Winning in a Snap: A History of Photo Finishes and Horse Racing
Winning in a Snap: A History of Photo Finishes and Horse Racing
Written By: onthedot - May• 06•13
- Go-Getter: Photography
Spring is a great time to pick up a camera and maybe sneak into a few photography classes that could aid your future reminiscing and impress your friends.
- He’s a priest–and an acclaimed photographer
That Ernesto Roxas Cordero nearly sold all 16 of his photographs in his debut exhibit, “Postcards of Perspective,” at Artprints Alley of Makati’s LRI Design Plaza, isn’t the unusual detail of this story. Rather, it’s the fact that he’s a priest.