A Little Fatherly Love

I’ve used Flickr for a long time and I like it a lot. It’s where I’ve shared photos, cultivated friendships and built communities around things I’m interested in. I’ve always felt that by sharing my photos openly and allowing others to use my works it helps foster and grow the community of sharing. This is…

Make Your Web Pages Load Faster

Recently I finished a web site for a friend of a friend. The project wasn’t too difficult, take his already made website and code it so he could use WordPress to edit the pages. Since my friend is also a designer and very knowledgeable about the web I left many of the pages with place…

Snow Leopard Problems Begin Surfacing

G. Dan Mitchell, we’ll call him Dan, likes to take photos. Oh how he LIKES to take photos and they are some seriously awesome photos (checkout his work at gdanmitchell.com). Dan and I have been talking back and forth on Twitter about things we’ve noticed in the latest version of Apple’s OS X operating system…

Yahoo! Pulls the Plug on Flickr for AT&T and Verizon Subscribers

If you’re lucky enough to have been an SBC or Verizon internet subscriber who gets Flickr free then it’s time to dig out your wallet. Yahoo! (current owner of Flickr) has decided that one way out of it’s ailing monetary troubles is to begin charging people for Flickr who had previously been receiving it free…

Flickr: Say What?

So Flickr has changed their deal with AT&T and Verizon for internet subscribers, no more free Flickr Pro accounts. Ok, I can deal with that. But the other day I got a Flickr mail saying my account was about to expire… in 2010!  Seriously, is Yahoo! this desperate for money that they’re going to start…

HDR Sucks – Take a Photography Class Instead

HDR does to photography what Thomas Kinkade did to painting. The majority of what you see is over-saturated, poor examples of people not knowing how to use their equipment. I mean, c’mon, grass is NOT supposed to look like that. Don’t get me wrong, there are some really good HDR images. I think knowing how…

Nikon Tops With DSLR Users

J.D Power and Associates has released a new customer satisfaction survey of digital SLR users with some surprising results. Nikon not only captured the top spot with a whopping 822 out of a possible 1000 points but was seconded by Sony, a relatively new arrival in the DSLR market. Nikon tops SLR customer satisfaction survey…

Nikon Releases D300

Nikon yesterday released the all new D300, a pro-sumer model aimed at the intermediate level shooter. The new camera boasts a 12.3 effective megapixel CMOS sensor with a new 51 point autofocus system and large 3″ screen for reviewing your images. Nikon: “The ultimate blend of image quality, quick response and go-anywhere mobility. A new…

How To Take Great Nighttime Digital Photos

DigitalGrabber.com has a great article on taking photos at night. This is definetly something the aspiring photographer will want to read as it highlights some of the basic concepts of night photography as well as some very helpful advice. Digital Grabber.com: “Plan your photos before you shoot! While it is always a good idea to…

ArsTechnica Gives Apples Aperture A Thumbs Down

If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of Apples Aperture photo management and editing program then ArsTechnica has some advice for you, wait a while longer. ArsTechnica: It saddens me to say that Aperture’s innovations are only skin deep. If it could deliver on the promise of being both fast and produce flawless results, it…