Travel

Aug 5th

2008

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CategoryPosted in: Links, Thoughts & Theory, Travel

Travel Photography: Ten Commandments

tewficTewfic El-Sawy has posted his version of the travel photographer’s ten commandments and while they don’t give Mosaic law a run for the money – I still contend we ought not covet our neighbor’s donkey – these ones have their own special relevance. Take a moment to read them HERE.

Tewfic’s blog, The Travel Photographer is one of my daily reads and would be an excellent suppliment to your daily PixelatedImage fix – he posts excellent material and is extremely consistent. Bookmark it HERE.

Aug 5th

2008

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CategoryPosted in: Travel, Without The Frame

Without The Frame, XI

Some photographs you just love for the stories that surround them and not merely for the ones within the frame. This is one of those. It was taken in Douz, Tunisia, on the northern edge of the Sahara. It was taken in the midst of some frustration; my expectations had once again got in the […]

Aug 4th

2008

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CategoryPosted in: GEAR, Travel

Spot Marks the X

Ok, lame title, but check THIS out. It’s called SPOT and it’s an international satellite messenger device and service. For assignment shooters in remote locations, this is pretty cool. It’s about $170 and then $100/year for the service, but if you’re doing alot of exploring or if your adventures take you off the beaten track, […]

Aug 1st

2008

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CategoryPosted in: GEAR, News & Stuff, Travel

Polaroid POGO: Video Review

Ok folks, take two on the video thing. I just got my hands on the new Polaroid Pogo printer. Not surprisingly, I love them. Here’s my review in Quicktime format. I’ve made it much larger, so apologies to those of you without the bandwidth. (Short version: Small portable printer, and I love it.) This one’s […]

Jul 28th

2008

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CategoryPosted in: News & Stuff, Thoughts & Theory, Travel

Model Releases

The Travel Photographer has been on a roll the last few days. On Friday he posted a short article about Model Releases, on Saturday an article about the censorship of war photographers, and on Sunday, an article about photographing people and the need for relationships. All good stuff. The article on model releases reminded me […]