#740. Photography’s week links (23 June 2018) – Mayonnaise

#740. Photography’s week links (23 June 2018) – Mayonnaise

There’s really only one link that matters this week and Paul spotted it for us : Top 100 Travel Photography Blogs and Websites To Follow in 2018. This places DearSusan at number 9, ahead of Reddit and Trey. And why does it matter? After all, I’m the one ranting against

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#738. Monday Post (18 June 2018) – More on digital manipulation, Bruckner and Bitcoin !

#738. Monday Post (18 June 2018) – More on digital manipulation, Bruckner and Bitcoin !

In the absence of comment-worthy photographic news, this Monday Post turns into yet another exposition of my favourite photographic biases: all photographs are lies, photography is utterly subjective, just let’s allow digital manipulation in the photo world. In exposing this to the world, I feel a little like the little

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#737. Photography’s week links (16 June 2018) – The local guy always wins.

#737. Photography’s week links (16 June 2018) – The local guy always wins.

The spectrum of mindsets and personal goals in photography is as wide as in any other hobby. Perhaps wider, since personal image can be involved. In a very real sense, that is, because selfies tend to dominate the organised electron matrices we (as a species) like to collect during travels.

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#736. Where is the Seiko of the photo world ?

#736. Where is the Seiko of the photo world ?

To me, Seiko might just be the best watch brand on the planet. But don’t leave just yet. Let me explain.     Here are a few criteria that make a watch desirable to enthusiasts : The movement. Either because of great precision or because of an innovative solution to

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#734. Photography’s week links (9 June 2018) – Fringe benefits.

#734. Photography’s week links (9 June 2018) – Fringe benefits.

“On vit une époque formidable”. French for “what a great time to be alive”. Often said in an ironic or cynical way. But I mean it. Really. Think of it this way. When I was a kid, someone my (current) age was an old man, there were only two TV

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#733. Monitor calibration for the truly un-gifted

#733. Monitor calibration for the truly un-gifted

This is a guest post by Chris Stump about a topic we too often brush under the carpet. The author is a former colorlab owner living in mid-coast Maine with his wife and young son. He attempts to navigate the post-film world on a fickle DSL connection, and posts photo related observations on chrisstump.com. Thanks

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#731. Photography’s week links (2 June 2018) – And kind of a Monday Post  too !

#731. Photography’s week links (2 June 2018) – And kind of a Monday Post too !

Well, GDPR is going predictably wrong. I’m all for protecting the individual against the evil giants but laws that no one understands or relates to probably aren’t the best way to go about it. First of all, the evil giants don’t give a damn about the law. After Yucky Zucky

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#729. Bend it like Daido

#729. Bend it like Daido

Are, bure, boke. In English: rough, blurred, out of focus. 3 words to describe the style and philosophy of the Japanese Provoke movement of 50 years ago.       The name’s Moriyama, Daido Moriyama. And his use of stark B&W (and, more recently, colour) to visually communicate the raging

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#728. Every story tells a picture – American girl in Italy, Florence

#728. Every story tells a picture – American girl in Italy, Florence

Last week, The Eye of Photography published the very interesting article Ninalee Allen Craig, the beauty in Ruth Orkin’s famous photo of Florence, dies at 90. The photo in question is below and, instead of publishing the link in our weekly list, I wanted to discuss it separately because it

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#727. Photography’s Week Links (May 19 2018) – GDPR and also photography stuff

#727. Photography’s Week Links (May 19 2018) – GDPR and also photography stuff

Well, another week ends. A point on the equator has travelled 280532 km (174 352 miles) since our last week link round-up and I’m officially calling it a series now that N°3 is here. In this post, we cover legal stuff for our European readers and some photographic stuff for

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