Archive | November, 2009

2009/11/30 INCREDIBLE deal on Adobe Lightroom

November 30, 2009

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Amazon.com currently has an incredible deal on Adobe Lightroom 2.0. Not sure how much this deal will last, but if you have not yet purchased it, there has been no better time to do so. The price is normally $299, and right now you can get it for $169.99, that is a 43% savings. What […]

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2009/11/30 Incredible Time Lapse from BBC

November 30, 2009

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Check out this incredible time lapse movie from the bottom of the antarctic! Who would have thought there was so much life and activity under these incredible inhospitable conditions. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HG17TsgV_qI Make sure to watch in HD!

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2009/11/25 Every Star in the Sky, in One Picture

November 25, 2009

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ABC News just released a story about Axel Mellinger a Central Michigan University professor who spent two years “to create a massive photographic panorama of all the stars in the night sky. He is now finished — having created an image with something like 25 million stars in it.” This is a picture you MUST […]

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2009/11/25 New Mac based tethered shooting app

November 25, 2009

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I have recently found out about Sofortbild, a new Mac based tethered shooting application that looks to be incredibly comprehensive offering not just tethered shooting, but also time lapse, remote camera control, automatic import of images to Aperture or iPhoto, plus more. The application looks very polished and well done. Best of all it’s free. […]

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2009/11/24 Petapixel interviews “What the Duck” Creator

November 24, 2009

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Michael Zhang over at Petapixel just posted an interview with Aaron Johnson, the creator of my favorite online comic strip “What The Duck.” For those of you who don’t know about What the Duck, it is a photo centric comic strip that accurately portrays the trials and tribulation of creative professionals. I never miss my […]

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2009/11/24 Photoshop User TV is back!

November 24, 2009

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Scott Kelby just announced over at his blog that Photoshop User TV is back online “with an all-new format, a new set, and a brand new look”. Photoshop User TV is a must watch! Check it out at: http://www.scottkelby.com/blog/2009/archives/7373

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2009/11/23 Nikon D3 used to shoot “Fantastic Mr. Fox”

November 23, 2009

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PDN is reporting that director Wes Anderson used a Nikon D3 DSLRs to shoot the stop motion animation “Fantastic Mr. Fox”. They also link to behind the scenes video from wired.com. Check it out at: http://www.pdnpulse.com/2009/11/fantastic-mr-fox-movie-shot-with-nikon-d3s.html

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DPE Podcast Episode #1 Dec 1, 2009

November 23, 2009

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This is the first Episode of the Digital Photo Experience Podcast with Rick Sammon & Juan Pons. In this episode we talk about current photo events, what Rick and Juan have been doing lately and we answer photo related questions from you. Listen to the podcast: To get the enhanced version of the podcast with […]

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Rick’s Quick Tips: Set Goals

November 23, 2009

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Rick’s Quick Tips: Set Goals

In photography, as well as in life, it’s important to set goals. Before I got on-site at a Mongolian festival, I set a goal to get the one shot that every professional horse photographer (I am not one of them), wants to get: a shot of a horse with all four hoofs off the ground. […]

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Preview of some images from Ricks upcoming book on HDR

November 23, 2009

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Preview of some of the HDR images that will be featured in Ricks upcoming HDR book due to be published on April, 2010. Enjoy!

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