Apr 07, 2011 — 3 comments
The once beautiful square has been reduced to ashes and destruction in what is being compared to a war zone, as the protesters and government battle one another. The fate of this country and its people is not known. While there are signs of progress, the violence has taken a devastating toll on both sides.
The ICANN recently released a handful of new domain name extensions that may be of interest to photographers and those involved in the photography industry. The following video explores the new options and some of the advantages and disadvantages of the extensions:
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To get the shots, the photographers and assistants were subject to zero gravity as well, making it particularly difficult to get good shots. The assistants, some of whom were tethered down, were often times responsible for holding the photographers steady while they worked.
The ice caves along the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in northern Wisconsin have been closed to visitors for the past five years. Warmer winter temperatures have kept the ice less than 8 inches thick, which is too thin to safely walk out on. Now, for the first time since 2009, the ice over Lake Superior is 16-18 inches thick, and visitors are flocking to the park, eager to explore its frozen sea caves and their unique formations.
Zachary Copher, the brains behind the bacteriography, has enlisted the help of celebrities to take part in the experiment for The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair in the UK. Each celebrity will have a portrait done of themselves which will be developed using their own bacteria.
Lightning photography is self-explanatory: photographing lightning. Because lightning is a very unpredictable force of nature, the actual process of photographing lightning presents unique challenges to photographers. It is, however, possible to be an outstanding lightning photographer if you are equipped with the necessary skills.
Any photographer who’s shot through a harsh winter can tell you: it ain’t fun. You have to choose between finger dexterity and frostbite, between constantly moving to keep warm and standing perfectly still to capture the shot.
A photograph captures a moment in time in its actuality, whereas something like a painting or drawing, however accurate is essentially a rendering of whatever the artist chooses to see. But can photography itself ever be described as an art form? And more importantly, what is art?
Ah, the dreaded photographer’s block! More people may be familiar with the old writer’s block, but photographer’s block is just as impeding and equally frustrating! So how do you handle it? How do you banish it forever so that it never returns and you’re left alone to continue being the creative photographer you are?
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