I was recently asked. What is Flickr? [The Verge reported in March 2013 that Flickr had a total of 87 million registered members and more than 3.5 million new images uploaded daily*.] Well actually, make that; over the years I have been asked, what is Flickr? One of the recent questioners has a SmugMug account and… Continue reading What is Flickr?
Apple has a long history of making great software aimed at professional creatives, Aperture for photographers, Final Cut pro for videographers, and editors, Logic Pro for audio creatives etc. Sadly Apple has been progressively been dropping support for these applications. From where I sit, they see their growing client base in the average consumer who… Continue reading Apple’s Photos App
There has been plenty of talk of late at how Instagram’s use of algorithms has changed the experience of using the platform. I myself was skeptical for a long time but did feel I wasn’t seeing the images and image-makers I enjoyed or felt were making the most engaging work. Then over the last few… Continue reading Instagram; advertising and algorithms?
Award-winning photographer Souvid Datta has admitted he doctored images, stealing the work of legendary photographer Mary Ellen Mark. Source: Another disgraceful scandal rocks the photography world – Capture magazine
Yesterday I posted an image from a long ongoing project that involves time and light. After the weekend workshop I attended recently, I decided to ‘process’ an image. Given the nuances that were apparent to me when I made the picture for the project on Friday night I thought I’d share the before and after… Continue reading Luminosity
experimenting with some new software on my MacBook pro