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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Adventures in Photo Gift-Giving

If you’ve got thousands of images sitting in hard drives around your house, you can put them to work for you by making gifts with them for family, friends, coworkers and all those other people you feel you want to give those little holiday somethings to. First, start with family and others you love with […]

How to Make a Collage in Photoshop

As early as the 1920s, Alexander Rodchenko was pushing out photo montages for books, propaganda and advertisements. Rodchenko was an artist who became popular during the Russian Revolution (when the Soviets came to power). His artistry can be compared to no other photographer of that era. He assembled (cut and pasted) pictures from magazines along […]

Which is Better Film or Digital Photography?

I’ve gotten to thinking about film—all kinds of film from 35 mm to 4X5 to 8X10. One thing is for sure, no digital camera is comparable to 8X10 film. A 16 MP full-frame camera is the equivalent of 35 mm film. If you compare 35 mm film with a full frame sensor on comparable camera […]

Critiquing Obama Family Portrait

Cyberspace is roiling content associated with the new First Family portrait. Annie Leibovitz took the picture on September 1, and the news about it is just coming out now. Not many people are commenting on the image because they seemed to be obsessed with the fact that Leibovitz is broke. She made some deal with […]

SAVE the Century Plaza

Here’s a beautiful image of the mid-century modern Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. New owners of the hotel want to demolish it according to Los Angeles Times blog. Developers want to build a mini-city on the site, a 50 story building filled with the usual chain stores and expensive condos. This has to be […]