Now that all colleges are online (eep) something I've noticed as all of my communication is digital, is that I'm getting migraines WAY more often...so I went out spent more time online and bought some computer glasses. Computer/gamer Glasses There are certainly better and more expensive brands, but I looked around at what was well rated... Continue Reading →
So, it's great if you can buy expensive lenses from the company that makes your camera-they will always work with your camera body, and that's nothing to sneeze at. Same is true with flashes. I've often told students, though, that buying a cheaper flash to begin with that you can make mistakes on and also... Continue Reading →
So, Trends in Software covers a lot of stuff, from Lightroom and Photoshop to social media intergration (instagram, 500, ello.co) to making videos, portfolio websites, and photo blogs...and more. The students in the class dip their toe in the waters of what is out there to learn and get up to date on...and there's a... Continue Reading →
Ubersnap has launched a new GIF printing service that turns animated images into moving Harry Potter-style physical prints using lenticular printing...
2 Opportunities in the next week to buy photo stuff! Number One: First, October 4th Action camera is having their biannual Photo Swap Meet; if you get there early, you have a better chance of getting a specific item. But if you go later, you'll have a better opportunity of getting a deal. Or you... Continue Reading →
Have I said how much I luuuuuv my dear students? :D Well, as I told my digital classes, I'm having a raffle for some art supplies. I found a lot of portfolios I'd stashed away over the summer--some used once, some not ever...I tend to buy them whenever I see them on clearance and then tuck them away until I do my bi-annual studio cleaning. This year I found some goodies:
In order to make light paintings, longer exposures are used to record the movement of the light. Since this is done in dim areas, if the person painting with light wears dark clothes and moves continuously, they are usually not recorded in a photograph because light doesn't fall on them in any one spot long enough to...
I'm a pretty serious gal when it comes to photography. I mean, I spent a gazillion years getting a BFA (5 is slighly less than a gazillion, but who's counting?) and another 3 on my MFA, so I'm passionate about it. I work hard at it. So let's just say it's not a casual endeavor... Continue Reading →
I like all holidays, but I am actively for participating in any holiday that means candy and/or presents. Even better, candy AND presents. Because isn't that what everyone wants deep down inside their little 8 year old heart? Don't lie. I have the candy part covered this time. I made fudge, divinity, and homemade butterfingers.... Continue Reading →