Category Archives for "News"

Apr 01

#1186. DS goes Crypto #DAO #NFT

By pascaljappy | News

Although regularly voted one of the world’s best travel photography blogs on the planet, if not in the whole universe, DearSusan has suffered from one major flaw since its inception: centralisation. Up to recently, there were no solutions to correct this, but now we can finally move on!   So the first move for us, […]

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Mar 19

#1180. Week Links of Photography (19 Mar 2022)

By pascaljappy | News

When you chain-read the news in one sitting, to write a newsletter, trends become starkingly obvious. And if one has raised its hand far more than others this week, it’s the return of film!! New film stock is being released, lenses are being reviewed from a film-shooter perspective, film cameras are more sought after, artists […]

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Mar 13

#1178. Week Links of Photography (13 Mar 2022)

By pascaljappy | News

Nature photography awards, tilt lenses, easy lighting, easy backups, cine lenses turned photo lenses, Apple Studio, Sony Medium Format, AI photo tagging, ethical wildlife photography, soft proofing … and more πŸ˜‰   Creative Winners of the 2022 World Nature awards The title says it all πŸ˜‰ Bellatrix, by Thomas Blanchard   Gear   AstrHori 50mm […]

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Jan 02

#1161. Happy New Year (& plans for DS in 2022)

By pascaljappy | News

Here’s wishing you all much happiness, creativity and fulfilment for 2022 πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ And here’s how we hope to contribute in however tiny proportions!   2021 has been a very odd year. A triumph for science, a disaster for leadership and intelligent collaboration. Great riches for some, personal tragedy for others. Nothing new, really, but […]

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Dec 23

#1160. Introducing Basics

By pascaljappy | News

When you read or view tutorials about photography online, it’s hard not to feel most of the teachers are putting the cart before the horses. It is not uncommon to witness a terribly elaborate post-processing procedure applied to a photograph that’s composed all meh, for example.   So, I’d like to offer a counter point […]

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Dec 18

#1159. Introducing Critique

By pascaljappy | News

We’ve worked hard to make DearSusan a safe place to share your images and ideas and it’s worked. But it may have become too much of a good thing, so we’re introducing an element of critique for readers who want a bit more than mere encouragement πŸ™‚ Here’s how this is going to work.   […]

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Oct 18

#1148. 2024 Get together in Texas ?

By pascaljappy | News

A total solar eclipse is a sight you never forget. Along with good mirages and auroras, it is one of the visual wonders of the natural world well worth crossing oceans for. The next “convenient” one will sweep through Mexico, Texas and upwards towards the North East of the United States. If health, economics, medieval […]

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Sep 06

#1137. Open Letter

By Bob Kruger | News , Uncategorized

I only became aware of the Dear Susan community a few years ago. With interest I followed, then timidly I posted a few photos, then I submitted a few articles. The response has been nothing but positive. I don’t know how Pascal Jappy has nurtured this experience, but his vision has provided nothing but encouragement […]

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