Speed Links for 8-28-2008
After getting back from one great Agile 2008
conference I had some time to
get back to my grinding, head in the keyboard work kick back, relax and read some of the great content out there on the web.
I also remind you that there is about a week left to the grand finale' of the Portrait Professional 8 Giveaway. There are some really great entries both on the black and white category and on the color category. There are also some great tips on taking portraits, and I'm looking forward to getting more of those tips submissions.
And speaking of great project's Brian's still running the 50$ camera project - a great way to experience film and get some cool prizes.
- Photograph Those You Love
This story really moved me, and is a reminder of what's important and inspiration for all. Zack shared the passing away of his stepfather. He also makes a great note about the sentiment we should have about taking portraits.
Speaking of Zack, Zack has just released his great lighting workshop - One Light DVD. Currently he is all out, but stay tuned for restocking.
- Lighting 102: 7.1 - Flash Zoom and Stone Soup
This is a great and very easy lighting trick to adopt, using long exposure and a flash, you can get some spectacular results
- PROJECT: Just A Second
Neil Creek started another one of his great and challenging projects. This time it is a one second shoot. Regardless of this specific project, hanging out with Neil is a great way to learn photography.
- Who Says DIY Gear Looks Cheap?
Light Chasers Photography
if you've ever been rebuked for your flimsy looking DIY gear, you'll love this post. Luis shares some great pro looking DIY lighting mods
- Obvious Street Photography Tips
Beyond Photo Tips
A great collection of street photography tips. It even tips you on how to dress.
- Discovering the Eyepiece Cover
It looks like Canon has out done Nikon just this once :)
Did you know that Canon provides an eyepiece on the strap? I didn't.
- The $2.25 Photo DIY Replacement for a Hoodman Loupe
Nice Photo Mag
Zeke shows us how to create a Loupededoop for no money at all
- Heineken Discovers Flickr Isn’t Full Of Free Photography
A Photo Editor
This is what happens when a big corp like Heineken decides to use flickr as a source of free photography.
- Simon Blint, Director of Visitor Relations at the SF MOMA, Yeah You Jerk, Photography is Not a Crime
Thomas Hawk's Digital Connection
Photography is not a crime. Thomas Hawk share him poor experience and SF MOMA's poor manners, as he tells how he was thrown out of the museum.
There is also one great video tip from Zeke this week - Didn't you always want to carry some Gaffers tape in your photo backpack but was bummed about the size of the roll? Zeke has the answer