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60 Photography Links You Can’t Live Without

Monday, May 12th, 2008

A great list of links around the web on Photography from Cameraporn.net:

60 Photography Links You Can’t Live Without

60 Photography Links You Can’t Live Without

Here is a list of the ones that I knew about already plus a few more I like:

  1. Digital Photography School – Excellent
  2. Epic Edits – new for me (found it last week)
  3. Flickr Blog – know about it but don’t check it out very often.
  4. Gizmodo Digital Camera News – I follow the general blog – Great
  5. Engadget – good for tech news
  6. Photowalking – like this one. Haven’t been on a walk, but I plan on going to the next on in London.
  7. Photopreneur – I like this one, but I am still not sure how applicable this site is to me, yet.
  8. Strobist – A huge fan! Still learning about light
  9. Thomas Hawk – like his site
  10. Stuck in Customs – Great HDR

MY Additions:

  1. CameraPorn – Good articles
  2. PhotoCritic.org – as above
  3. SDuffy Photography Blog – great photos and information
  4. ProPhotoLife– A new site for me, so far it has been quite informative.

Photography News and Post Aggregators

If you don’t have the time to subscribe to hundreds of sites, the sites below can keep you up to date on all the happenings in the photo world.

  1. Photography Voter – I like this one as well
  2. 1001 Noisy Cameras Digital Camera News – new to me, not sure yet.

Photo News & Reviews

They aren’t blogs but they offer great photography related news and educational content.

  1. The Digital Picture – great Canon site
  2. Rob Galbraith – a lifesaver for information and a good site for CF card speeds

MY Additions:

  1. Digital Photography Review – great review site, though it has dropped a bit since it was bought by amazon.

Goodies for Flickr

  1. Big Huge Labs – excellent
  2. Flickr Leech – also good
  3. Pic Lens – I am amazed how well this works every time I use it

MY Additions:

  1. Photophlow – a great chat/interactive tool for Flickr.

I’m in Schmap!

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Hi, I thought I’d do some shameless self promotion today, and as this is my site: why not! A few weeks ago the people at Shmap contacted me and said that a photo of mine had been short listed for their Rome travel guide. What is Schmap you say? Well here’s the blurb from their website:

Schmap is a leading publisher of digital travel guides for 200 destinations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The innovative technology behind Schmap Guides also lets end users publish their own ‘schmaps’ (to share trip itineraries, local reviews and more), and powers a popular range of Schmap Widgets, displaying maps with content and event schedules for travel, sports, concert tours and more on a fast-growing network of websites and blogs. Founded in 2004, Schmap is privately owned and based in Carrboro, North Carolina

Schmap Guides

Schmap’s series of digital travel guides integrates dynamic maps with useful background reading, suggested tours, photos from the traveling public and reviews by local correspondents (for sights and attractions, hotels, restaurants, bars, parks, theaters, galleries, museums and more) to profile 200 destinations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Last week they said that the picture is in and this is the one that they chose:

Palazzo Venezia

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