STROBIST DVDs Released
The venerable David Hobby, single handedly responsible for keeping sales of Nikon SB-800 flashes and Pocket Wizard remotes well above average, has just released his 8-disc Strobist Lighting Seminar set.
There’s some whining and complaining going on about David’s choice to focus on content over production value, and some about the $139 price tag, but the 200,000 readers of Hobby’s Strobist blog can’t all be wrong – the man has made a niche for himself teaching strong, simple off-camera lighting. If you’re interested in putting yourself through an off-camera lighting bootcamp, this is a phenomenal deal. Read more about it here.
Increase The Inputs
Running dry? Looking for inspiration? Here’s a simple solution: increase the inputs. Watch something inspiring or educational. Read something you wouldn’t otherwise read. Attend a workshop. Go to Borders or Barnes and Noble and pick up a photography book by someone you’ve never heard of who shoots in a style you’d never shoot. Here’s some […]
Monday's All-About-Me Post
Tune in to this week’s (Episode #133) PhotoshopUser TV, (now airing) to see yours truly making a guest appearance with Scott Kelby. (It used to be PhotoshopTV, now it’s Photoshop USER TV, presumably the change was made to reflect the addictive nature of Photoshop and the dependance-based behavior it induces.) Let me know how it […]
No one here should be surprised by my enthusiasm for, or loyalty to, Adobe products. From the day I got my first Mac ( a 15″ titanium PowerBook,) Adobe has been under the hood in one form or another. My digital creative life revolves around Photoshop and Lightroom and I’d be lost without them. It’s […]
Prix De La Photographie Paris 2008 (PX3) Awards
The prestigious, but relatively new PX3 awards have been announced for 2008. If you’ve got some time and you’re looking for some inspiration, spend it HERE looking at the work of the winners. Some really gorgeous stuff in there, in a range of styles from international photographers.