Archive for 2009

Oh, what a year it was…. Fine….. NEXT!

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Say goodbye to 2009. And not a moment to soon. It’s been a wild ride with the new economy firmly in place. With wretched excess getting forcibly kicked to the curb and the rest of the population firmly ensconced in the best new ways to communicate all of that, it has been a full year. […]

Weekly Giveaway – Aperture Magazine: A thing of beauty 4x a year

Monday, December 28th, 2009

As we see the year and decade end, we’d like to plant some new thoughts for 2K10 (will that be the term?) If we continue to look outside of ourselves, and explore the world of photography around us, perhaps our work by the end of next year will have grown. It’s one of our barometers […]

In Praise of Print

Sunday, December 27th, 2009

Ok, We know you are reading this online. And by now you may have visited about 4-5 of your favorite sites to get some top line info. Maybe you even watched a short tutorial on the latest Photoshop technique. We did. But then we are going to a local restaurant for lunch. The perfect place […]

And right before Santa hits the road…

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Santa Monica Promendade © Damon Webster We wish all of you a safe and happy Christmas (yes, we said the word). You may be spending your last day in the office today, or maybe you’re getting that 1:00 PM close tomorrow , but whatever you’re doing, we wish you all the best. Our big wheels […]

Real World Review – Road Trip! Hard Drives to go

Monday, December 21st, 2009

We do a fair bit of road time, and nothing says lovin like setting up a mini edit suite in your hotel room. Mmmmmmm… Nobody upgrades their laptops that often, so the speed with which you work with assets will vary. One of the major tools we carry on the road are hard drives. Usually […]

Weekly Giveaway : HP MediaSmart EX490 Server- Now that’s a BIG way to end the year!

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

You know we are all about backing up your ever increasing digital life over here, at photoinduced.com And as we find ourselves in either a home or office with everyone needing/wanting to access similar files, the concept of a server is moving away from business into your personal life. Imagine an entire house of computers […]

View from the Smogranch with Daniel Milnor – This time, he’s in NYC

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Here is another post from one of our fave photo writers, Daniel Milnor. Not only an incredible photographer, his viewpoint has just the right amount of cynicism to suit us. This time out, he’s in the Big Apple. While we were checking out gear, he was checking the streets. I was in New York and […]

Lucia De Giovanni, Photographer – Her Life Project

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

One thing we will be starting to do here is highlight the work of some of our readers. This article about Lucia De Giovanni came to us and felt like a great place to start. It was written by Linda Rubright, and with her permission, we reprint it here: I write this from the coffee […]

4 Years ago Photoinduced.com went live. Look how we’ve grown. Thank you!

Monday, December 14th, 2009

I woke up on a Jan. 1, 2005 and wrote the first 5 pages of what would become photoinduced.com. There were many more components than you see here, including a broadcast component, and original programing, but the essence is here. Our good friends at the Barbarian group, did the original design of the site and […]

Real World Review : Nikon 1000PJ – Part 1

Sunday, December 13th, 2009

What is one of the most important reasons to have a point and shoot camera is to conveniently be able to capture the random moments in your life, as well as notable events, parties, etc. The next part is to share the image, by either “chimping” ( the term used when everyone ohhhs, and ahhs […]

Weekly Giveaway – Stay mobile, my friends

Sunday, December 13th, 2009

And by that we mean that you should be able to transport your files between the places you travel, even when it’s just between your home and office. Sure, that includes when your home IS your office. One thing that always travels with us is a jump drive. Known by many names: thumb drive, USB […]

Sun-Sniper Camera Strap: A whole new way to carry your camera

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

The question is – did we need another way? The old over-the-shoulder, camera strap connected at 2 points to the body, seemed to work. And with a great padded camera strap, longs days, and heavy lenses, were more bearable. At the last trade show we hit, there were at least 3 different options for carrying […]

Weekly Giveaway – Who Shot Rock & Roll? It’s all here

Monday, December 7th, 2009

( the answer for the weekly giveaway of 3/24/2010 is : TINA TURNER) Currently at the Brooklyn Museum, this full accounting of the photographic record of Rock & Roll hangs in all it’s glory. But you know how we like to share stuff that the whole group can enjoy. We can tell you about an […]

Lowepro Camera Bags take you outside and carry a heavy load

Monday, December 7th, 2009

There are a myriad of camera bag manufacturers to choose from, and we all get to our favorites. Although crossing the brand lines based on specific needs, is really they way we go. For the outdoorsy photog, the ones who backpack their way into a setting, Lowepro has been the leader for many years. The […]

“Acts of Photographic Charity” by Fred Bonilla

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

One of our regular readers, Fred Bonilla, asked if we could post this item. At first we agreed in concept, but weren’t sure how folks that were not in the best of circumstances would react to having a portrait made. When things aren’t great, people may feel they are not looking their best and don’t […]

Olympus PEN EP-1; Packs Small and Plays Big – Lou Manna shows you how

Friday, December 4th, 2009

OK, you’ve looked at the DSLR’s and the standard point & shoots. If you have some deep pockets, even the Leica family of jewels. This camera, the Olympus PEN E-P1 , has perhaps started it’s own category: compact body with interchangeable lenses. And it shoots HD video with cd quality stereo sound. By using a […]

Nikon D5000: Variable Angle LCD, HD DSLR, 12.3 MP and the right price

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

One thing that we always do at an event is take an overhead crowd shot. Usually, it becomes a an approximation of framing, based on experience, and well, blind luck. The Nikon D5000 has taken care of that with the articulated screen. No, it’s not the first camera to do that, but the first one […]

Canon 7D-1080P, 24FPS, and 12,800 max ISO. Oh yeah, it takes still photos, too

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

The race continues on. Or is it a competition? Every new DSLR coming down the pike, is all about the video improvements, although it usually helps the still side of the equation, also. Whichever way you look at it, the customer wins. Canon introduced this new 7D, and took care of some of the issues […]

Photoinduced Holiday Gift Guide 2009 – MultiMedia Version: This time it Moves!

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Just when you thought it was safe to ask for a lens, a camera bag, or maybe a speedlight for the holidays, along comes the multimedia explosion. The choices out there for capturing multi media content are massive, but you knew that. The gear suggestions we are putting on the list are relatively affordable, and […]

Weekly Giveaway – onOne Plug-in Suite: Plenty of tools all in one package

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

We’re going to start the Dec. giveaways big! First up is a great package of plug-ins for Photoshop, from onOne Software: Plug-In Suite 4 : Professional Edition We are huge fans of this company (they made the DSLR Remote Control for the iPhone) and have packaged a solid group of programs that will make your […]

Photoinduced Holiday Gift Guide 2009 – Let’s get ready to ruuuummble!

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Sure , it’s been a ..different kind of a year. Fine, we won’t sugar coat it: it’s been darn rugged. The new economy is getting old, and we are spinning twice as fast for half as much. Well, almost. There is still this time of year though, that encourages you to spend some of that […]

This is not an empty shell : Redux

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

( This article was first posted on Nov. 27th 2008. It still feels the same.) [photopress:MagrittePipe.jpg,thumb,alignright] Not like “This is not a pipe” (Ceci n’est pas une pipe) the famous painting by Magritte. Nothing like that. Instead it’s a bit of thanksgiving memory that has a photo of an object as it’s touch point. [photopress:shell2.jpg,full,alignright] […]

Stack it, Support it, Light it – Manfrotto and Bogen Imaging have some pretty cool tools

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

When you are getting a little more serious about your photography, you’ll need some gear that, hopefully, you only buy once. Bogen Imaging, who handles a bunch of premier brands in the US was at PhotoPlus Expo showing off some new items, and some new company acquisitions. If you have had to transport or store […]

Weekly Giveaway – Lou Manna tips the tricks on food photography

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

You may have wondered how all of the food on ads, recipes, menus and product labels look so good. Well, we’d like to say there’s an app for that. But there isn’t. It takes a knowledge of photography, coupled with the tips of the pros. We’re talking about the pros that shoot food for a […]

Deane Fitzmaurice on transitioning to Multimedia

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Multimedia has become the bucket phrase to describe the addition of audio and video to the photojournalist’s skill sets. The gear is out there, and as a still photographer, it’s up to you to decide whether or not to embrace of of it. Deanne Fitzmaurice is a Pulitzer Prize winning photographer, and co-founder of ThinkTank […]

ThinkTank Photo Helps the Transition With New Multimedia bags

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Are you ready to give multimedia a shot? You know, are you a still photographer adding motion and sound into your mix ? Assignment shooters are coming into a time where they are being required to do just that. Lets, see…. you’ll need some microphones, a digital audio, recorder, good headphones, you DSLR, and a […]

Photo Miami – Let’s Take a Fresh Look at Things

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

In a few weeks, Art Basel will be taking over the scene in Miami, and photography will, once again, get it’s own special fair amongst the many pavilions dotting the South Beach scene. After sales of art have plummeted in this new world economy, every dealer is looking for that bit of upswing that seems […]

Neil Leifer – Legendary Sports Photographer

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Yeah, we know. Looks like a similar title to the last one. Well, when you have 2 masters together in one place, you want to give them equal billing. Tonight there will be a gala opening for the show Sport: Iooss and Leifer at The Annenberg Space for Photography, and it opens to the public […]

A few minutes with Walter Iooss – Legendary Sports Photographer

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Yesterday at the Annenberg Space for Photography, we were given a preview of the new exhibit Sport: Iooss and Leifer. And luckily, the two photographic masters were on hand to chat a little bit about their life and work. © Walter Iooss Michael Phelps, Balitmore, MD, 2004 The first video chat we’ll present is with […]

Canon 1D Mark IV – Latest HD/ DSLR entry making news

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Only about a year after the 5D made a major mark in the HD/DSLR world, thanks in part to Vince Laforet, the folks at Canon seem to be accessing all of their video knowledge from their other divisions and implanting them into their newest DSLR’s. You have to remember that these DSLRS are still very […]

Weekly Giveaway – Many Are Called: Walker Evans

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Can’t help it. Every time we go to NYC, the time spent in the subway brings this book, Many Are Called , by Walker Evans, to mind. In a strange way, nothing much seems to have changed, from when this was first photographer in the late 1930’s There are iPods and electronics to keep people […]

Gary Fong Lights Sphere Vers. 3 – Simpler, Collapsable, Still Good

Monday, November 9th, 2009

A few years ago, we attended an event where the photog had this funny white contraption on the front of their flash that looked like a DIY food container/light modifier. Should it hold my potato salad or shape my light? Food or Flash? It turns out it was the 1st version of the Gary Fong […]

Lou Manna: Food Photographer and Judge in the Let’s Do Lunch! Photo Contest

Saturday, November 7th, 2009

We keep adding some very big stuff to the Grand Prize in the Let’s Do Lunch! photo contest. So far there is a Nikon D5000 DSLR Camera w/18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens , HP Notebook PC (model to be named shortly), HP Photosmart Premium TouchSmart Web All-in-One Printer , Think Tank Photo Airport International camera bag, […]

A now, a word from our friend at the Smogranch : Daniel Milnor

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

We dig the perspective of our friend Daniel Milnor, from the Smogranch. Here is another offering, he has graciously let us share with you: The Portfolio Review Bruce Davidson looks at work, Palm Springs Photo Festival© Daniel Milnor 2009 Get ready to give confession. Get ready to spill your guts. Get ready for intense pleasure […]

Weekly Giveaway – Photojojo gets your photos off the computer and into your life

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Actually YOU have to get them into your life, but our good friends at Photojojo have finally taken some of the best of their newsletters and website and put them all in one place: Photojojo!: Insanely Great Photo Projects and DIY Ideas Authors Amit Gupta and Kelly Jensen, the folks behind Photojojo have been emailing […]

“Shake it like a Polaroid Picture” may be coming back in style

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

When the Polaroid Land camera was first around, you had to peel apart the print from the developing chemicals, and coat the B&W shots with a preservative liquid. You really did need to shake it, to dry the coating. Ok, maybe you didn’t HAVE to, but you did it, anyway. And a part of popular […]

Nikon D3s: And now, a look at it on video.

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Here is another chance to look at the new Nikon D3s at PhotoPlus Expo 2009 We had it in our hands a coupla weeks ago and wish we still had it. Click here for some of the sample images from our shoot. Nothing like a little youtube video to make us nostalgic for that night […]

Feel the Need For Speed? Lexar has new 600x media cards for you!

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Ahhh, nothing like saving all of that money on film, not to mention the processing. And all of the DSLRs have such huge file sizes that your photographs can go poster size, no problem. Using those media cards again and again, has saved you untold thousands,right? May have even changed how you shoot. Those cards […]

Shot in the Dark: Now possible with the new Nikon D3s / Real World Review – Part 1

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

The other night in NYC, Nikon took a bunch of us over to a secret location to have a few hours with the new Nikon D3s. As we had a bite to eat in Mid-Town Manhattan, they kept the “test facility” identity under wraps. We walked onto the street and only a few blocks from […]

Weekly Giveaway – A camera you can wear!

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

There has been an incredible amount of press lately on the resurgence of Polaroid film, specifically the SX-70 type, including the reintroduction of the camera. A group called The Impossible Project, has been working diligently to re-introduce the famed film packs and systems. After Polaroid decided to cease production, this group acquired the film making […]

Day 3 PhotoPlus Expo – Less Gear, More Luminaries

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Well, the floor was bit less crowded today, but the seminars, keynote, and booth presentations were pretty well filled. PhotoPlus Expo 2009 was coming to a close. Business still seemed brisk as people were people all of the items they may have been checking out the previous coupla days. We also made some last stops […]

Day 2 PhotoPlus Expo: Softer crowds, deeper digging

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Been another day at the Javits Center and have doing a huge amount of video taping of the new products to get you a front row seat for all of the new photo goods we could get to. Honestly, they are some long days, the dogs are barking so we’ll be posting some pics for […]

Day 1 at PhotoPlus Expo 2009: Crazy busy on the trade show floor

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Beautiful day in NYC and we heard it was in the 70s! Nice. Of course we were inside all day at the Javits center checking out some of the newest gear. And we weren’t alone. By the size of the crowd at PhotoPlus Expo, and the lines at any dealers booth that was selling, and […]

Go ahead, tell the nice people what you’d like!

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

And we mean it. Adobe Lightroom is releasing their latest public Beta version, 3, and they want to know what you’d like. They are calling this a medium-rare version, as they’d like to give the folks that use this program a bit of time to be heard and get the tools they really want in […]

Weekly Giveaway – Thomas Allen puts the pieces together in a whole new way.

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Photographer Thomas Allen prefers to see things just as he likes, not as he finds them. Of course he gets some help from classically illustrated pulp novels. It’s unique process, as he lives far from a city in Michigan, scouring through online book stores to see where the proper visual elements may come from. He […]

Street Smarts- “What’s in the bag?” with Chris Weeks showing how to pack light

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

The last in the current series of videos with LA based freelance photographer Chris Weeks. This time he shows you what he carries when he is doing his more personal work, away from the world of assignments. He packs small, but mighty. Check it out: We’d like to thank Chris for all of the solid […]

” Let’s Do Lunch! Photo Contest ” Win Prizes and Feed People

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

How many times have you had a great lunch and figured, it looked so good, maybe you’d like to share a photo of that. Or perhaps the meal had a certain importance because of where you were or who you were with? We want to see those photos. And perhaps help you get published. And […]

Nikon D3s – Fast/Quiet/ HD Video/Crazy High ISO : We’ll Take it!

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

The rumor mills have been swirling, as everyone in the photo world has been waiting for Nikon to make it’s 800 lb gorilla move into a pro DSLR with HD Video capability. Well, it just entered the room. The Nikon D3s with an incredible ISO capability that carries over from stills AND video (how about […]

Weekly Giveaway – Who Doesn’t Like Choices?

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Everybody likes to have a choice. This week we’ll be offering the the winning entry, their choice of 4 pretty cool photo prizes. Sure, we have a gift box, where we gather goods through the year that we think you may dig. Of course, new stuff always catches our eye, and opportunities arise where we […]

Photoshop.com Mobile – Yes, It’s an App.

Monday, October 12th, 2009

We knew that eventually, the big companies would be here. Lots of great smaller developers are creating some amazing mobile software for photographers. We applaud them and download them. You do know that you don’t have to suffer through the ATT phone misery, right? With a stand alone iTouch you can download apps to your […]

The Summer Project – You Have to Plan Early

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Sure, it may say “Summer” and you think you have a lot of time, but this stuff is planned far in advance. The Foley Gallery has this great concept for a Summer exhibition. The deadline is supposed to be o Oct. 15th, but we just spoke with the organizer and they will be able to […]

Photographers in Cinema – “Blow Up”

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

When I was kid, the concept of becoming a fashion photographer seemed pretty cool. Not so much the Funny Face/Avedon type, but the slightly grittier version. Photograph beautiful women, cool cars, party time? C’mon, I was raised in an apartment building in New Jersey. There were minor and hard to find glimpses of that life […]

Weekly Giveaway – XRite ColorChecker Passport: Yeah, you want this.

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

There is no excuse not to get the true color of your photographs. At least as your starting point. How about we help make it easier for you? This weeks giveaway is an XRite ColorChecker Passport, one of the best tools we’ve seen to get the job done. Easy to carry, can be used in […]

Every event is another opportunity

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

That’s just how I look at it. Whenever people are gathering, you have an opportunity to have your camera out and be working on your skills, figuring out things on the camera, experimenting with techniques, and perhaps honing your skills in approaching folks with a camera. You can call it street photography, photojournalism, or whatever […]

Weekly Giveaway – Irving Penn could be coming to your house!

Monday, September 28th, 2009

We mean of course, in the form of a catalog of the recent show now appearing at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. A short bit ago, we wrote about the exhibit, and felt that it is proof of realization of a promise made to the photo and fine art community, years ago. They are […]

“What’s In the Bag”- HD video with DSLR: The Full Monty!

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

In the 2nd part of this special HD video with a DSLR , “What’s in the Bag” segment, photographer Chris Weeks shows you the whole rig set up and ready to go. Plus there is the all important sound tip in there that you can’t miss. Here is the honest truth about a couple of […]

Want to know what you need to shoot HD Video with a DSLR? “What’s In the Bag” with Chris Weeks gives you the inside scoop

Friday, September 25th, 2009

In another installment of “Whats’ In The Bag” photographer Chris Weeks shows us how he’s making the addition and transition to video. As the photo agencies, like AP, Getty and Corbis, are asking their contract and freelance photographers to start adding video coverage to the mix, a whole new animal has raised it’s head. And […]

What’s In The Bag? – This time Chris Weeks shows us the goods

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

A few weeks ago, we ran into a photographer at an event in Hollywood, and since we usually chat up the shooters, this time was no exception. Chris Weeks is a freelance photographer based in LA, who has one of the freshest takes on the standard assignments that occur in a photogs life. Check out […]

Weekly Giveaway – Nikon Capture NX2: Look Ma, No layers!

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

You know we love choices. It all about finding the right tool for you. Go to the brick and mortar stores to see how a camera feels in your hand, hit the trade expos if you can. And download the trial versions of software and try them on for size. Like this software, Nikon Capture […]

Real World Review – XRite ColorChecker Passport -This Goes Right in the Bag !

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

(This just in: Xrite is holding a free webinar on the best way to use the ColorChecker passport. 2 times to sign up for and it’s free. We love it when manufacturers help you use their products! See you Online!) It’s about workflow. And the right color. How do you know it’s the right color? […]

Weekly Giveaway – Nikon School DVD: Understanding Digital Photography

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Oh, we know you’ve already got it down. But I know there isn’t one of us that couldn’t use a little refresher. Or perhaps just a way to explain things to your friends who all look at you as the photo guru. Sure, we’ve seen it. You may just know how to do what you […]

We Found Some Real Gold! TV show from the early 80’s – “Talk About Pictures”

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

And of course you can imagine what it’s all about. In a simple Interview format, ala Charlie Rose, Life Photographer Leigh Wiener and photo enthusiast and perennial sidekick, George Fenneman, interviewed photographers and talked about their work for 130 episodes of an Emmy Award winning program. While on a set, we met the son of […]

Part Three – Come for the Finale, Stay for the Credits

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

We’d like to thank Chris Weeks for giving us the opportunity to share this very cool series with you. At the end of this video you’ll see the credits for the series. Always a good thing. And we’ll be giving you a closer look at the gear he uses, and find out why, in our […]

Street Photography: Documenting the Human Condition – Part Two with Chris Weeks

Friday, September 11th, 2009

As promised, here is the second part of the three part series. Note that there are other photographers represented here, Severin Koller, Frank Jackson and Mario Anzuoni, in addition to Chris Weeks, representing their own style of street photography. Enjoy! Like this:Like Loading…

Weekly Giveaway – Family of Man – Needs to be in your library.

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

That’s all we have to say. The Family Of Man is a classic book covering the most well attended photographic exhibition EVAH! 256 photographers globally ,contributed to this show curated by Edward Steichen, considering the human condition. Birth to death, everything in between, cross cultural. There is a reason this book of the 1955 MOMA […]

Iris Nights at the Annenberg Space For Photography – Thursday Night Lectures Become Part of the Fabric of LA

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Since they opened in the Spring, the Annenberg Space for Photography has been offering us a chance to hear from working photographers, speaking about their work, and sharing images, both part of our visual collective and some so personal you gain a new insight into the mind behind the camera. What a great way to […]

Real World Review – Lowepro Toploader Pro 75

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

The real world this camera bag lives in and our would are, honestly 2 different things. What we mean is that Lowepro, who is truly the leader in outdoor, backpacking camera bags, and has been for many years, has produced a bag that lives best on the trail, in our opinion. Lowepro Toploader Pro 75 […]

Weekly Giveaway – In a New York State of Mind: Saul Leiter

Monday, August 31st, 2009

It’s about the summer heat and the winter chill. Photographer Saul Leiter, was able to bring a temperature gauge to his photographs, along with a gritty city feel, that put you there. Whether it was his photographs of a waiter working in the sweltering humidity, or his classic wintry window, that let you experience the […]

DSLR Remote from onOne: a $20 bit of Real Magic

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

Seriously. We were working on an article about tethered shooting, when this came along. Tethered shooting; you know, where your camera is USB connected to your computer, and as you shoot, the photographs get displayed on your computer monitor, be it laptop or desktop. Very handy to see what the heck you have, and let […]

Collision,Convergence/ Po-TAY-toh, Po-TAH-toh, It all comes down to the same thing

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

You will be spending more money. Oh yeah, sounds great, right? As still cameras gain acceptance as HD video cameras, you really have to look at the whole picture (sorry) and what that means to you in gear purchases, coming your way. This collision or convergence of mediums, will affect you shooters out there. HO, […]

Weekly Giveaway – Nikon takes you to lighting school….

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

…for about 2.5 hours on this very solid DVD with Bob Krist and Joe McNally (yep,there he is again), Nikon School Presents A Hands-On Guide to Creative Lighting We love it when the manufacturers take it upon themselves to teach you about the products they sell. No, really. Yes, they are promoting their products, but […]

“We are stardust, we are golden”

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Sound a little like a line from a song out of the 60’s? Yep, it is. Woodstock it is, my friends, and on this 40th Anniversary of that event, you cannot miss the images or the tributes. Or how about a movie based on the actual event? Taking Woodstock directed by Ang Lee opens this […]

Weekly Giveaway – Joe McNally’s “Faces of Ground Zero”, OOP

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

You may know Joe McNally from his speedlight adventures on the Strobist, or teaching his methods for getting some great photojournalistic shots. Quite honestly, our first encounter with Mr. McNally’s work was an exhibit at the Skirball Museum in Los Angeles of his massive over life sized, Polaroid portraits of the Faces of Ground Zero. […]

Emilio Morenatti, POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year, Seriously Injured in Afghanistan

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

You don’t usually get a chance to meet the photojournalists that cover the atrocities of war. Most of the time they are on the front lines covering the event, or hanging in the local hospitals finding out where the most dangerous areas are. And then going in and getting the most harrowing looking images you […]

Weekly Giveaway – Keith Carter Documentary by Anthropy Arts

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

This one was actually a surprise entry, as we already had another item ready for you, but the good folks at Anthropy Arts felt one of you should have a free copy of the Keith Carter DVD. We like that. So, we’ve told you a bit about this item and the rest of the series, […]

Anthropy Arts brings you some of the finest photography documentaries

Sunday, August 9th, 2009

We have the pleasure of watching most of the DVD’s made of biographies of photographers. From the 10 min. quickie hits of the Contacts series to the PBS versions of insights into an artists life, such as the Contacts series Our shelves are filled with a few hundred of these, as we collect what may […]

Oscar Winning, Beautiful and a Talented Photographer : Jessica Lange is honored by the George Eastman House

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

When you hear about an actors passions other than what they are famous for, you may sometimes wonder: is it the fame that legitimizes the other endeavors? Or, in the case of Jessica Lange, can you look at her photographs and be fully objective on their merit ? Quite honestly, we feel that there will […]

Real World Review – Crumpler 8 Million Dollar Home

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Can we say they have the coolest camera gear website? Sure, we can, Because they do. And the recent revise makes it easy for you to check out their products in all kinds of ways. Now we’ve said it before: most photogs have a variety of camera bags based on the need of the shoot. […]

NIkon introduces new point and shoots. How about a touch screen and a projector built right into your camera??

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

OK, these guys at Nikon have been very, very busy. We had the DSLR’s announced last week, and now this new line-up of Coolpix point and shoots. And some pretty amazing cameras, with features we did not expect. First up is the S1000pj, and the pj doesn’t stand for pajamas. We were blown away when […]

Weekly Giveaway – Gorillapod Redux: This time we go bigger!

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

( At the end of the article we have a special 20% discount code for you if you’d like to go ahead and purchase one of these from the manufacturer. ) Thanks for the great response last week on the Gorillapod giveaway. Heck, I just used one this weekend for a shoot to hold a […]

Hard Drives will fail. Not if, but when.

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Sorry, but this is not really new news. Those spinning plates holding your precious data, and yes, I mean photographs, will only really spin for so long. That’s why we are always advocating a good back up plan. As does everyone else in the industry. OK, that’s the info, what are some other methods to […]

Nikon Releases info on D300s and introduces a new Model in the line-up, the D3000, *PLUS*, new 70-200mm FX Lens + the 18-200 mm DX gets a slight revise!

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Ready? Here we go with some topline on some Nikon new releases!- First up, there is an update on the D300 now called the D300s with HD video capabilities, plus external audio recording, AND auto focus in video mode. Utilizes that awesome Nikon 51 point focus system. Dual card slots (CF and SD) allows you […]

Weekend Wanderings

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Summer time usually brings a galleries “permanent collection” out from storage, as many folks aren’t staying inside looking and purchasing art. But there are always some gem events out there that get you out of the flip-flops, and shift your mind set. This weekend in Los Angeles, there were 2 events that we attended on […]

Weekly Giveaway / Real World Review- Gorillapods that have to be in your bag.

Friday, July 24th, 2009

( At the end of the article we have a special 20% discount code for you if you’d like to go ahead and purchase one of these from the manufacturer. ) You have seen these devices, we’re sure. Interconnected ball joints, topped with a platform that lets you connect almost anything; heads, cameras, flash units, […]

Weekly Giveaway – 2 Masters, 1 Book

Monday, July 20th, 2009

This has got to be one of our new favorite books. Photographing America: Henri Cartier-Bresson / Walker Evans is on the coffee table and in 2 days, has been opened about 6 times. Actually, that’s a lot in a short time. Now , this is a book we first found in Paris last fall, while […]

Scott Kelby Photowalk 2009- Chinatown, Los Angeles

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

On Saturday July 18th, 2009 there were 913 separate photowalks taking place globally. What the heck is a photowalk Well, you take a group of like minded folks, photographers in this case, assemble them, and together, you walk along a prescribed path taking photographs, socializing, discussing gear, sharing images, and generally hanging out with a […]

Canon D10 – Real World Review : Don’t be Afraid Of The Water!

Friday, July 17th, 2009

We recently put our hands on the latest entry into the Canon Point and Shoot line-up, the PowerShot D10 12.1 MP Waterproof Digital Camera . Touting underwater capabilities, plus cold weather resistance, and a bit of a shockproof housing, they had our attention. Since summertime is here, the first line of fun is the pool. […]

Julius Shulman – 1910-2009

Friday, July 17th, 2009

We lost one of the masters on Weds. Night., July 15th, 2009 At 98 years old “One Shot “ Shulman, never stopped. Never stopped shooting, (he photographed the new Annneberg Space for Photography this spring) and never stopped touching the lives of so many people. His subjects were the Modernism architecture of people like Neutra […]

Free, for lack of a better word, is Good! Reeaaly Good.

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Good morning. Welcome to your free software Weds. For 24 Hours Only, Light Crafts Offers Consumers the Gift of Aurora for Free Palo Alto, Calif. – July 15, 2009 – Light Crafts today announced several updates to Aurora, its powerfully simple photo editing, organizing, sharing and storing software, including the addition of two photo editing […]

Weekly Giveaway – The Industry Disgrace

Sunday, July 12th, 2009

When you’re carrying around a heavy duty camera and a solid piece of glass on your shoulders all day, you could uses break. Sure it’s cool to declare your camera manufacturer allegiance on the strap, although haven’t you already done that with the camera? It’s time for relief. From 1st hand experience, this Industry Disgrace […]

Annenberg Space for Photography wins again with 2nd exhibit

Friday, July 10th, 2009

“You have to see things other people don’t want to see. You have to do your job” Colin Crawford, Director of Photography Los Angeles Times And that job has been examined and celebrated in the second exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography, the new photographic jewel in the crown of Los Angeles. A joint […]

Weekly Giveaway – This one is easy – “The Americans” by Robert Frank

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Yesterday I did a pre-walk around Chinatown getting ready for the July 18th Global Photowalk. A little Dim Sum, some conversation, and a bit of GPS photowork. I know, a slow Sunday. While downtown, no visit is complete without a walk around some of the available art. And now at MOCA is an exhibit of […]

Shooting Fireworks – Some Tips Other Than “Don’t Hold Them In Your Hand”

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

(This is a previously published article, but the fireworks haven’t changed, so it should all still hold true.) What is it about fireworks that draws us close, cause us to emit uncontrollable ooohs and ahhhhs, and brings a group experience unlike any other? That shared , almost primal feeling of amazement at seeing those colored […]

Always blend your resources, because sometimes Brick & Mortar just works!

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

It’s nothing new really. I do shop for a ton of things on-line. But major camera gear, I like to put my hands on and have a brick & mortar store standing behind it. Plus the ease of servicing. With books, it’s usually a different matter. Amazon is always the first choice, as the deal […]

What’s in my bag?

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Well, whenever I travel, as in fly, I have to pack tight, light and right. The gear that goes has to be rugged, have a purpose and many times, have some back-up. On this last trip, since stills are always a part of the deal, and video gets packed in there too, a hybrid pack […]

Weekly Giveaway – It gave us those nice, bright colors.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

“So mama don’t take my Kodachrome away” Paul Simon Yeah, I know, everyone has been referencing this song. Maybe because it’s easy. Mostly because it was true. A good friend of mine was the photographer for a major global advertising account, that shot in every exotic location you could imagine. And every possible light condition […]

Drawing to a close…

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

It has been an amazing week of screening work, checking it online, powerful seminars with the smartest people on the planet, and seeing our friends from previous years, at the 2009 Cannes Lions Advertising Festival. Toss that all together onto the Riviera, and you have a pretty solid festival. Even with the numbers down both […]

Day 3 at the Cannes Lions Ad Fest

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

Well , we are seeing the crowds beat a steady rhythm around the Palais (fancy term for the convention center) flocking to, and exiting, the seminars en masse. And you can see the seminars for yourself, for free, @ canneslions.com. A first for this event. And you should take advantage of it, just for the […]

And the crowds appeared like magic….

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

..to the 2nd day of screenings and seminars at the Cannes Lions Ad Festival! The crowds came into the Palais to check out the shortlist for the print/ poster/and outdoor awards, and managed to fill the space nicely. People were in at 9:00AM sharp to see who made the cut. this is a fraction of […]

Into every life, a little rain must fall…..

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

……or least into Cannes. It’s been pouring for a few hours here, but not many of the delegates got wet. Why? Well, for one thing, attendance is trimmed way back this year, at the Cannes Lions Adfest 2009. I heard almost 40% . And the entries are also down for the most part, but the […]

This may sound crazy, but……

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

We have found that some of our readers have traveled through the site but many don’t know how deep we go. And we keep trying to hear what you like and deliver. So we created this video, kinda walking into the site and checking the reources. Sure, share it with your friends and fellow photogs. […]

The roar of the Lion, the smell of the gutter bar.

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

OK, day one at the Cannes Lions Ad festival. well, almost day one. Night one is more like it. a favorite watering hole, soon to be overrun by ad folk. You don’t have to work in advertising to know that the ad industry has been affected by the “new” economy, like every one else. But […]

Weekly Giveaway- You want Naked Hollywood or Naked Bugs? It’s all 3D to us!

Friday, June 19th, 2009

You may have realized by now if you are a regular reader here, that we love 3D. Remember this article? All kinds. Stereopticons, Lenticular, Anaglyph, film, still, with special glasses, without special glasses, fried, sauteed, or steamed. And Hollywood does too. They know that one of the premium theater experiences that you cannot get at […]

“Forget it, Jake. It’s .. Chinatown”. And we’re going to check it out on a Photowalk

Monday, June 15th, 2009

One of the all time classic lines delivered to Jack Nicholson at the end of the movie “Chinatown”. On July 18th, 2009, we are leading a Photowalk there, joining simultaneous photowalks all over the world. Scott Kelby and NAPP are running this second annual event, and there is a good chance there will be one […]

Weekly Giveaway – Instant Photos! (kind of)

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

Last fall, we made a visit to NYC for PhotoPlus Expo and, of course, a stop at the International Center of Photography, or ICP. Always a solid group of photography exhibits under one roof, and this time was no exception. A celebration of the tintype, filled the back room with over 150 images, all captured […]

Some simple, useful tools. Good AND cheap!

Friday, June 12th, 2009

Check out what the pros use. Every time we go to an event our eyes are on the photogs to see what they use to get the money. The right stuff. The real deal. the gear. The goods. We ask questions too. And we have found a couple of items that are pretty easy to […]

“Side by Side” by Debbie Zeitman

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

One of our frequent contributors, Debbie Zeitman, has a global proposition for you: read on: © Debbie Zeitman We often come to Photoinduced to learn of great gadgets and read insightful reviews, to have our eyes nudged to others’ work for awe and inspiration and to learn behind-the-scene tricks. But how about a little kick […]

And now, a word from the SmogRanch

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Another installment from one of our favorite writers/photographers, Daniel Milnor “Polaroids” fake of course. So a few weeks ago I wrote a long post about tilt-shift lenses and how I thought they were basically a gimmick that made just about any image look good. I never posted the post, but I’m still thinking about it. […]

The Suit Jacket Camera, Real World Review – The Easy Way

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

We told you what the goal was here: find a good enough point and shoot camera, to carry in a suit jacket. So bulky, or sticky-outy (technical term meaning “protruding from the main camera body” ) lenses need not apply. Whether you are out with your buddies, or at an more elegant affair. Or maybe […]

Weekly Giveaway – You may leave, but don’t forget.

Monday, June 8th, 2009

Ahhh, the sweet smell of commencement! Caps and gowns, mortar boards and diplomas. Politicians, celebrities, and business men address the graduates with pithy, sometimes inspirational, sometimes trite, and usually a coda to a turning point in your life. Or someone you know. And what about the memories of your years? Is it all encapsulated in […]

You knew we’d get here eventually, right?

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

We’re talking about the video portion of our program. The video you make with your still camera. No we’re not going to go to the D90 and Canon Rebel series. Yet. And the 5D MKII will have to wait. Let’s start small. And relatively accessible for the wallet. Add video in your pocket. While we […]

Weekly Giveaway – Back it up, baby!

Monday, June 1st, 2009

If you are lying there, comfortable in the knowledge that all of your digital life is safely tucked away on your hard drive, in it’s little folder, juts waiting for you to access it, it’s time to WAKE UP! OK, sure, you have an external hard drive back up with ALL of your photos and […]

MTV Movie Awards And Nikon. Love that Matrix feel!

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

Of course you remember the famous scene of Keanu Reeves in the Matrix, dodging bullets by inhumanly leaning backwards, and you got to study the moment from all 360 degrees. Pretty darn cool. And you know how they did it? Still cameras. A whole bunch of them. And powerful computers, spiffy software, and patience. It […]

Remember that guy Barry that you took photographs of in college? His last name wasn’t Obama, was it?

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Last night at the M+B gallery in Los Angeles a new exhibit opened called BARACK OBAMA: THE FRESHMAN. The photographer, Lisa Jack, a fellow student at Occidental college, photographed our future president at 20. This single roll of film, comprises this show and give a tiny, fleeting, glimpse of the man would make history. © […]

Who’s Next?

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Every year I fly up to the Academy of Art to join a group of professionals in reviewing the photographic graduating class’s portfolios. We sit in a room and it is a bit like speed dating: the director of the program puts each student with a different reviewer, and shortly thereafter, calls time and they […]

Arts of Privacy – Check The Stacks

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

While attending an event at a local museum, The Hammer, we made sure to get there early to wander around and catch up on the exhibits that we had missed. One in particular struck us, not as much for the art itself, but for the concept. To wit: “The Darker Side of Light: Arts of […]

Pilfered – A Cool New Online Mag With A Provocative Name

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Patrick Hoelck is a well respected commercial photographer, artist and now, film director. He is the creator and captain behind a new online magazine, Pilfered. Now in the world of advertising, photographers and directors are asked to present a visual interpretation of how they would approach a concept or creative brief. This, in addition to […]

“Animalizer” and “Me So Holy” – Some New iPhone Photo Apps

Monday, May 18th, 2009

Let’s walk over to the fun side of town. That place where you can take your snaps and play around with them right on your phone. Yep, the movie hasn’t started yet, or the doctor is making you wait way too long, and you want to be productive. Or creative. Or not go to Facebook […]

Hol-ga! Hol-ga! Hol-ga!

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Somehow I’m always reminded of the scene from Animal House when they get ready to have a Toga party. It’s a chant for sure, except instead of getting wasted and wearing sheets, we’re talking about the cult classic Holga cameras. These little plastic cameras have garnered the most amazing following with Flickr sites, fan clubs, […]

Sebastiao Salgado : The Genesis Project

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

This man has a special mission and he is completing it with his photography. Perhaps you are familiar with his work as a documentary photographer and his book “Workers”. You may have just come to know him through his most recent work, “Africa” The intensity of the images included in these tomes is matched by […]

M is for the Many Things She Gave Me

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

This article is being reprinted from a posting last year. Today, as it’s Mother day, I felt it was a fitting post in her honor. And remember to honor your mother, in what ever way you see fit. Like this:Like Loading…

Brad Elterman – Like It Was Yesterday

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Back in the 70’s, the hot culture in Los Angeles was full of music, celebrities, parties, and wannabe’s. Wait….whats different? OK, not much. However, photographers get to archive and represent for their time. If they are good, they can tell a story of what it was like “back then”. He calls himself a paparazzo, but […]

Small, Discreet, And Worthy

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

We are on a hunt. Oh, sure, we love the DSLR and the glass. Huge files, big zoom, lotta sensor, and technology that can shoot an assignment using algorithms used to make mathematicians weep, in the firm grip of your hands. mmmmmmmm…… But life won’t always let you bring that tool into play. Circumstances may […]

As Real As It Gets: Wyatt Neumann

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

We met this guy over cocktails in the south of France and knew from his incredible energy, he had a definite point of view of the world. A very intense one. In the night heat of the June coast of the Riviera, you could easily sense that this photographer/director, was just about to burst out […]

Can You Be Taught To See?

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

As a photography student at Ryerson in Toronto, one of our textbooks was John Szarkowski’s “Looking At Photographs”. C’mon. I know what I see, and how I feel about it. Either I am affected or not. I look at photographs all the time. Right? Au contrere, this arrogant, young, student found out. Grasshopper needed a […]

From Our Friend At The Old SmogRanch

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

He calls them rants, or musings, or a personal perspective. We just dig the voice. Just Hangin w/ Daniel Milnor So I volunteered today, most of the day, over at the somewhat local darkroom. I planned on printing a little, just playing around with split toning, which I THINK I have an idea how to […]

Weekly Giveaway – The Wonderful World of Color!

Monday, April 27th, 2009

And we’re talking about some rich color. Tri-Color, Pigment Printing. Known as Carbro prints, these vivid images were made popular by a very few photogs. The expense for each print was a prohibitive $150. per. Of course, that was in the 1920’s. In my college days, studying the various print processes was part of the […]

Smart AND Cool: Crumpler Camera Bags Add A Few New Notes

Monday, April 27th, 2009

At the last major gathering of photographic manufacturers in Vegas, we checked in with the folks at Crumpler, to see how they may have improved on the cool factor of their well made camera bags. They did it with a couple swift moves. First of all, they have a sweet velcro “silencer” that has now […]

Squeeze As Much As You Can Out Of The Experience

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

Actually , you should be doing that with every part of your life, but today lets just talk about the slightly sedate experience of visiting a museum. Oh, sure, you walk around, maybe get a “gut hit” from a few pieces, or recognize work from advertising that promoted the show. A little snack, a visit […]

It IS Easy Being Green!

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Sorry Kermit, but we have to disagree with your famous lament about how hard it is to be green. There are too many ways to be aware and do our part for the planet. And if you’re reading this, chances are you are already doing it, by choosing photography as your medium of choice. With […]

Weekly Giveaway – It’s Brand New And We’re Giving Away 10!

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Today, a company called Light Crafts, introduced a new online photo editing system, called Aurora. Now this company also has a product called Light Zone, aimed at the pro and pro-sumer, but this new deal has got some features that will make your social networking life look a little bit better. o Visual photo editing: […]

It’s Kinda Like Working Out: You’ll Know When You Need To Do It

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Nobody likes to find repeated marks on their digital photos. You know, maybe the sky has some weird pattern of small cloud puffs that could have been made by a sky writer…but weren’t? And there is a reason most manufacturers of DSLR, on all levels of their lines, have some sort of sensor cleaner built […]

A History Passed Down

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Laura Oles is one of our favorite writers in photography. Although we have posted articles before to her page on this site, we didn’t want you to have to search for this one. Your Living Library By Laura Oles There are few things that can touch the soul more deeply than gazing at a picture […]

Lowepro Updates to 2 Solid Designs

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Last month at PMA, we met with a TON of manufactures and have just been sifting through all of the info to pass on to you. And the video. Look, we know that before you can make a solid purchase, you want all of the info. Take a look around the item. Kick the tires, […]

FYI- Nikon Has A New DSLR Baby – D5000

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

OK, just announced yesterday was the new D5000 by Nikon, with over 12 megapixels, face recognition, HD video record at 720p, @ 24 FPS, an ISO range of 100-6400 ( using Hi and Lo settings), some pretty in-camera retouch features including a soft filter effect , which promises to soften a scene or just a […]

The Streets Belonged To Her – Helen Levitt: 1913 – 2009

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

Helen Levitt, one of the best street shooters we’ll ever see, passed away a couple of weeks ago at the age of 95. And it didn’t seem like she ever stopped shooting in her long life. You’ve no doubt seen some of her work. Perhaps this shot of kids in their Halloween costumes. New York, […]

Don’t Play With Your Food…Shoot It!

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

Ah yes, the sweet, manufactured colors of the delectable Easter candies, called Peeps. Shaped like abstract baby chicks or simplified rabbits, these sugar encrusted, basket fillers, have made their way into the collective unconscious. We have even seen a TV documentary on the making of Peeps. Not really a food, but a filler. Once you’ve […]

The Annenberg Space for Photography’s Thursday Night Specials Continue!

Friday, April 10th, 2009

Yes, the hottest new place for photography in LA, Annenberg Space for Photography, just opened on March 27th, with 11 photographers from Los Angeles, featured. It’s free, parking is way cheap ($1.00 for evening events, $3.50 during the day) and not only is there a brilliantly curated standing exhibit, there is a study area with […]

Photographs of Photographers With Their Iconic Photographs: Tim Mantoani -Behind Photographs

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

That is kind of the concept behind this beautifully shot series of 20×24 polaroid photographs. Tim Mantoani has gathered the current biggest names in fine art, photojournalism, commercial, sports, nature, music and everything else, and had them pose with thier most iconic images. Douglas Kirkland posing with the photo of him with his Marilyn Monroe […]

Weekly Giveaway – Tool for the Strobist

Monday, April 6th, 2009

A couple of weeks ago, we showed you some items from David Honl’s line of light shapers, distributed by expoimaging. Basically for those using speedlights, which is basically ALL of us at some point, you really want to use the light in a better way perhaps, than just opening up the floodgates. Sure, you can […]

Month of Photography Los Angeles Projects A Solid Run

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Last Saturday night the folks behind the Lucie Awards, the Oscars of Photography, debuted their latest love letter to photography: MOPLA, or Month of Photography in Los Angeles. With 2 galleries exhibiting work, B+ spinning ,and libations flowing long and strong, the celebration got a solid turnout at Bergamot Station, with the crowds maneuvering to […]

Thank you all. We were named #40 in the Top 100 Photo Sites in USA TODAY article!

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

This site has always strived to build a community, share what we’ve seen, and review what we’ve found in the world of photography. [photopress:WEB100_badge2.jpg,full,alignright] On Friday, there was an article in USA Today, linking to a list of the top sites in photography. Our ranking of #40 in a field of 100 of some of […]

There’s Must Be A Pony In Here, Somewhere!

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

There once was a young boy, who was so upbeat and optimistic and everything, it actually had his parents very concerned. What would happen to him as he grew up and started to engage with the bleak realities of the real world? Would he be prepared to deal with the truth of the ups and […]

And The Wars Continue…..

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Megapixel Madness! Is 12 Enough? by Fred Bonilla While the PMA show in Vegas yielded some nice gear goodies, as Photoinduced highlighted last month, It seems that the biggest news made there was a seemingly innocuous statement made by Olympus’ Akira Watanabe, their head of SLR planning. Mr. Watanabe In gearing up for the future […]

Gear That Works – ThinkTank Comes Up With Smart Gear, At The Right Price

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Those guys in black are doing it one more time, with gear for those of us that may shoot on location. Or out of the studio. Or anywhere you can set up your computer. This is the Pixel SunScreen V2. Folding light and flat as a round reflector, this pop up workspace has been designed […]

Weekly Giveaway – Flash Drive With Cool Factor : Magic * Luck * Friendship

Friday, March 27th, 2009

While cruising around the trade show floor at SXSW last week, we came upon one of the coolest tools we’ve seen in awhile. We all have to carry around a flash drive, whether we need to transfer files from one computer to another, or perhaps carry around a presentation in your pocket. (Don’t go there, […]

The Annenberg Space For Photography Is Days Away

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

We are very happy that the Annenberg Foundation loves photography. A lot. They have created this unique new space in Los Angeles, the Annnenberg Space for Photography, that has gone way beyond a simple exhibition building. [photopress:annenberg_8.jpg,full,centered] Of course what they have done with 10,000 sq is amazing. What could have become a simple box, […]

Weekly Giveaway – Let’s Take A Moment to Back-Up

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

[photopress:kq455aa_300.jpg.jpeg,full,alignright]Springtime is here and it’s time to clean-up, clear out, and make room for the new. Isn’t it? All of those photographs you have locked away somewhere on your computer, maybe hidden in unknown folders with cryptic DSC-100 type codes. Yeah, we all have them. OK, take a deep breath, and get ready to fix […]

A Toast To The Cadre Of Photographers Covering SXSW

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

At every major event you can see them laden down with the bags of gear, strobe frames, wrists and necks full of badges, laminates, and passes. Even the cameras had their own tags [photopress:_1507.jpg,full,centered] When you are watching music, they get the 1st row access (at least for 3 songs), at the conferences, they are […]

The Techies Fly Out And The Skinny Jeans Fly In

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Austin is now seeing the changing of the guard: The Interactive portion of SXSW has ended, [photopress:_SXS1987.jpg,full,centered] Hooking up in the Blogger Lounge [photopress:_SXS1971.jpg,full,centered] Chris Anderson, writer of the Long Tail the film continues, [photopress:_SXS1754.jpg,full,centered] Robert Rodriguez filled the room with indie filmmakers [photopress:_SXS1820.jpg,full,centered] Rose McGowan with happy fan As in all film festivals, though, […]

Can I Get That Blended, Please?

Monday, March 16th, 2009

The visual media has been fully ramped during SXSW this week. We have seen more image capturing devices in one place in ever before. But where do all the images go? Shared with friends on a social networking platform, emailed, print pubs, or maybe just on a site like this. This is becoming the norm. […]

SXSW Is Being Transmitted By Every Means Possible!

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

Seriously, we have seen more folks twittering, shooting stills, rocking Flip Mino’s, emailing, texting, and yep, good old fashioned pen to paper, getting the word out about the events at SXSW. And we’ll admit that, although we have been tweeting, the posts have been slower. The days have been starting at 10 AM and downloading […]

The Latest Holgas Are In!!!

Friday, March 13th, 2009

Last week in Las Vegas, FS Distribution was showing plastic cameras amidst all of the latest technological photographic products. Stuck out in the crowd like crazy. Good crazy. We were drawn to it like a moth to a flame. C’mon who out here hasn’t used a Holga? [photopress:holgawood.gif,full,centered] Really? You, over there? Dang! Well, there […]

It Ain’t Bringing Sexy Back (yeah!), But It May Save your Digital Life – HP MediaSmart Home Server

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Nope, its not that new super-fast 1.2 lens you’ve been hankering for. Nor the newest 31.0 megapixel DSLR, making it’s way down the pipe. Heck, it’s not even that sweet lighting set-up that folds into a backpack, and creates a full-up fashion studio on location. This is for your protection. And sharing. And family harmony. […]

Weekly Giveaway – A Travel Pack

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Not just any travel pack! The official photoinduced.com travel pack including a Lowepro 20 AW camera pouch, official photoinduced.com lens cloth, one classic Moleskine ruled reporter notebook, a Cross Ion Metal pen (about 3.5 inches long) with 6 colored inks, and a Giottos mini tripod. Just about all can fit in the pouch. The tripod […]

Delkin Shows Off A Little at PMA 2009

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Our friends at Delkin were winning awards and showing off some pretty cool goods at PMA this time around. The ImageRouter lets you upload 4 cards per unit at one time (they can be daisy-chained we heard), and has special software for the PC folks, allowing you to back-up, burn and file your images as […]

Honl Light Modifiers and RayFlash Ringlight – A Video Demo

Monday, March 9th, 2009

While we trooped the floors of a slightly smaller PMA last week, there were a ton of products to still check out and we’ll be giving you a look at some of what we felt was the best of the bunch. Coincidentally, David Honl, photographer & inventor, was on our flight to Vegas and we […]

PMA 2009 – Done and Done!

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Our time in Vegas came to a close today. We left with some tired feet, but with a TON of video of new products you should know about. Plus some real-world reviews are on their way, in the coming weeks. [photopress:_60.jpg,full,centered] There was an added event, which is where this photo was taken. More later […]

PMA -2009: Day 1 (or is it 2?)

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

OK, it’s the first official day of the PMA photography event, complete with 2 floors of booths, displays, teaching seminars, and schmoozing. Yesterday was all of the sneak previews. [photopress:_DSC0079.jpg,full,centered] There we some meetings we had showing coming products that we can’t say a word about yet, some with products that are just about to […]

PMA – 2009: Gonna Get All Gear-y On Ya For A Little Bit

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Hanging in Las Vegas for a few days, checking out what new equipment may be coming down the line for us. PMA or Photographic Marketing Association’s yearly convention is taking place at the LV Convention center, bringing out most of the major manufacturers to debut new products and show some prototypes for the pro/retail and […]

Weekly Giveaway – What’s In Your House?

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

If you read here now and again, you’ll know that we have a strong love for photographic projects that gives us an insight into the human condition. Sometimes it’s on a comparative basis between cultures, sometimes it’s a common footprint, and sometimes it’s just a matter of seeing what is there. From Family of Man, […]

Nikon DTown Starts New Video Series – Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski

Friday, February 27th, 2009

It’s about time. The good folks at Nikon have done it right this round, nabbing the best selling Photoshop guys to help explain some great camera tips. Even though it’s Nikon-centric, anyone will get some good info here. [photopress:dtown1.jpg,full,centered] Especially dug the Live View use for White Balance. The manufacturers are getting it together these […]

Tweet? Yeah, We Do That.

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

[photopress:twitter.jpg,full,alignright] Yep, although we’ve been twittering for a while, the jury may still be out on how much you folks dig it. So next week, when we are in Las Vegas at PMA, looking at all of the new camera gear and software, there will be write-ups, videos, and photos, but this time we will […]

“Annie Leibovitz pawns copyright to life’s work to pay debts” Telegraph.co.uk

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Well, maybe if you don’t win the giveaway this week you should buy Annies books and DVD’s. A lot of them. “Last autumn, the noted photographer famed for her iconic images of Hollywood and Washington personalities, borrowed $15.5m (£10.8m) from Art Capital Group, a Manhattan lender. Leibovitz secured the loan partly against properties she owns […]

A Working Photographer Shares His Gear and Thoughts – Mark Savage

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

We had the opportunity to meet with photographer Mark Savage awhile back at the Corbis offices in Los Angeles. This passionate shooter shares with you, not only what he uses daily in his profession, but why. And some great insights into the job. So if you are considering this profession, or you’d like to meet […]

New Site Sketches from the Annenberg Space for Photography

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

As we await the opening of this very cool new edition to the landscape of Photography in Los Angeles on March 27th, 2009, they are few things we can show you. However, below are 2 views the artists rendering of the interior space. Check that lens iris ceiling. [photopress:Rendering_of_Digital_Gallery_1_.JPG,full,centered] [photopress:Rendering_of_Digital_Gallery_Opposite_Side.JPG,full,centered] [photopress:MOPLA_logo_home.jpg,full,alignright] Time to book your […]

Frazer Harrison – On The Red Carpet

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

Tonight, the stars will be seen by million of people around the world, whether they are nominated for an Oscar or not. But before they get to their seats, before the cameras zoom into their faces to catch the thrill of victory or the agony of defeat, they will run the gauntlet of the Red […]

Brad Elterman – Paparazzo, Back In The Day

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Sure, the concept of paparazzi was popularized in the days of La Dolce Vita. Yes, celebrities have always been sought after for exclusive personal photos, although never to the extent the paps go after them now. Celebrity magazines have been around since…..well, since Hollywood began. We’re not back that far (yet) but only to the […]

Weekly Giveaway – The Annie Pack

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

That’s right. This week we have 2 great goodies to give away. You have let us know how much you admire this photographer and the work she does. And what better way to truly understand what goes into her work, than these 2 items. Here’s what we’ve said about them in previous postings: At Work, […]

Willa and David Mamet – Simply Told

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

There is an incredible French restaurant in Santa Monica called “Michaels” Located just off the promenade, this spot has been a classic mainstay in Los Angeles, renown for outstanding culinary delights, with Michael McCarty as your host. We were invited to an exhibit of photographs there, opening tonight. Who knew that this excellent restaurant had […]

The Reigning Master of Celebrity Photography – Annie Leibowitz

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Sure there are others, but Annie Leibowitz is the undisputed, reigning leader in the world of celebrity portraits. From her years shooting the creme de la creme in rock & roll, to her mastery capturing the essence of the most powerful people in the world, she is the best we have right now. And we […]

George Hurrell – Defining Hollywood Glamour

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

[photopress:various_3.jpg,full,centered] Photo Studio Set recreation, using George Hurrell’s original Camera The glamour of the screen actors from the beginning of the cinema in Hollywood, will be remembered not only by their immense bodies of work, but the photographs of George Hurrell. Shooting on an 8×10 view camera, he captured all of the romance of the […]

Hollywood and Photography – Joined At The Hip

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Whether it is for promotion, idolization, or an off the cuff capture of the private life of celebrities, photography and Hollywood go together like…well, peanut butter and jelly. In the studio, on the set, or on the street, photographers are here to help the public get a glimpse into lives of those we may think […]

Century City, California

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

Annenberg Space For Photography L8S ANG3LES March 27th – June 20, 2009 2000 Avenue of the Stars, #10 Century City, CA. 90067 Tel: 213.403.3000 Like this:Like Loading…

It’s Coming and It’s Gonna Be HUGE!

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

The Annenberg Space For Photography will open in Los Angeles on March 27th, 2009!! ok….what the heck is it? Just the biggest photographic arts news for Los Angeles EVER! Basically , a new photographic exhibition, seminar, workshop, lecture space funded by the Annenberg Foundation with a mission statement that says simply: ” to celebrate photography […]

Happy V-Day!

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Ahhhhh, chocolates, love, roses, the slow walk, the fast ride, and all of the things to give your mate that special knowledge that someone cares. Take pictures, capture the day, moment, or the light falling on your loved one. The light that makes your heart beat faster when it finds your special subject. [photopress:decompression.jpg,full,centered]© DWebster […]

Weekly Giveaway – An Intimate Knowledge

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

A few weeks ago we spoke to you about photographer Ted Orland, and his first exhibit in Los Angeles. But there is so much more to this man. [photopress:art_fear.gif,thumb,alignright] As a writer and teacher and teacher, he has taken an honest approach to the life of an artist in such books as Art & Fear, […]

If I Apply The “Buns Of Steel” DVD Directly To My Butt, Will I Get Buns of Steel?

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

We asked a friend of ours recently, how he learned Photoshop. We always knew him as a writer, entrepreneur, and banker. Really. His answer was simple really: he did the lessons, put in the work. Used the tutorials, followed the directions. Sure, eventuallyhe supplanted all of this with a membership to NAPP, including Photoshop mag, […]

Real World Review – iPhoto 09′

Monday, February 9th, 2009

You have to wonder what would make you want to blindly upgrade to iPhoto 09′ if you are perfectly happy with the previous version. Sure, it’s part of new version of iLife 09′, including iMovie, iWeb, and GarageBand. OK, getting a lesson on the guitar from Sting on “Roxanne” for $5.00 is pretty darn cool […]

Weekly Giveaway – Time To Cut The Cord

Friday, February 6th, 2009

And when we say cord, we mean the ethernet cable. Sure there is only one DSL, or cable line coming in your office or home,and if you haven’t gone wireless yet, this week we’ll help make that happen. Knowing that 2/3 of you are on a PC we’ll go right to the best all around […]

And The Dynasty Continues……….

Friday, February 6th, 2009

In the world of photography, we really don’t have a lot of familial passing of the art. However, the Weston family has shown that their 3 generations of photographers have maintained the dedication and fine artistry of the patriarchal master himself, Edward Weston. In this first time exhibition at the Duncan Miller Gallery, Kim Weston, […]

Your Photography Can Help Raise Awareness

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

The following is an article submitted by one of our readers, Fred Bonilla. We know that a lot of folks need your help, and ask for it every day. This organization is asking you to use your skills as a photographer to help the cause. 1 Thing, 1 Cause, 1 Change – The Bold Agenda […]

Weekly Giveaway – The Flame of Recognition: Edward Weston

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

The Daybooks of Edward Weston was an inspirational book in my teens, and made me want to hit into the wild with a view camera, lunch and the sweet wait for the right light. It never happened. I grew older and reread the books and realized what they held was not a call to action, […]

Best Camera App for the iPhone – C’mon with 500 million downloads SOMEONE out there has one, right?

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

We know that a lot of you have an iPhone. Sure, even those that insist that the Blackberry rocks your world, you have to admit that the iPhone is one heck of piece of……… tech. And with every passing day, there are more applications that we photographers will find useful. Or just fricking fun. Here […]

Atlanta

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Jackson Fine Art Masato Seto – Binran & Picnic April 3rd – May 30th, 2009 3115 E. Shadowlawn Ave Atlanta, Georgia 404.233.3739 Like this:Like Loading…

The 3rd In The Series with Harry How: Sports Photographer

Sunday, February 1st, 2009

If you look close today on the Super Bowl you may see Harry How working hard. Here is the 3rd video in the series, where he gives a bit of sage advice : Cheers! Like this:Like Loading…

Super Bowl Special Contiues with Harry How: Sports Photographer/ What’s In The Bag ? Part 2

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Here we go for a deeper look into Harry Hows camera bag. Today we’ll see what our YouTube version looks like for you. Come back tomorrow where we revisit the last video in Harry’s videos. Happy Friday! Like this:Like Loading…

Just In Time For Super Bowl – Another Look into Sports Photog Harry How’s Camera Bag – Part 1

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

You may not see him on the field but he’ll be there. Harry How from Getty Images is one of the premier sports photographers out there. We were lucky enough to spend some time with him awhile back and see just what kind of gear he uses. And why. There is a 3 part series […]

A Pretty Sweet Deal!

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

The folks at ThinkTank Photo have made a nice offer for Photoinduced.com readers, and their friends: If you are going to purchase a bag from them with a value over $50, you will get a free goodie from them:[photopress:prod_photo_LC50.jpg,full,alignright] [photopress:prod_photo_ATOS.jpg,full,alignright] [photopress:prod_photo_LDI.jpg,full,alignright] [photopress:prod_photo_BB.jpg,full,alignright] The freebies are the Lens Changer 50, Lens Drop In, All the Other […]

Weekly Giveaway – Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Power

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

THIS JUST IN! Delkin is offering you folks a special discount on this charger if you can’t wait to see if you get one in the weekly giveaway. Enter “INDUCED” at checkout on their website to get a 15% discount on the charger (and all plates & accessories) through Feb 5th at midnight. And if […]

ArtLA Opened Last Night In Santa Monica And We Found The Best Deal In Art

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

[photopress:ArtLA_2.jpg,full,centered] Last night ArtLA held it’s opening gala. [photopress:ArtLA_32.jpg,full,centered]the paparazzi making sure they got the A-List celebs coming in to look/buy. When you go to these events, the real treat is being able to see an incredible amount of work, at one time. Well, you probably shouldn’t do it all at one time, or you’ll […]

It’s a Cycle Alright, Thankfully, Not A Vicious One

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

It goes a little like this: Concept the shot, shoot it, digitize, print, look around, see all of the other art out there, be impressed, be critical, rethink your process (or feel darn good about it) get inspired to create more, concept…and so on. Now of course that is the basic version, your process may […]

A Day In History Like Never Before

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Truly, in my lifetime, there has never been such a groundswell of support, hope, and respect for an incoming American President. From the election night, to the inaugural events, Baraka Obama has entered into a time in the US, where we are in some of our darkest moments, yet the positive light shown this man […]

Offical White House Photographer Has Been Named – Pete Souza

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Pete Souza is now going to be documenting the next 4 years of President Barack Obama’s life. No stranger to the Presidential assignment, he previously photographed 2 books on President Reagan during his terms. [photopress:51YRYab4wdL._SS500_.jpg,full,centered] His book, “The Rise of Barack Obama”, made it to the New York Times Bestseller list, after being released in […]

Real World Review – Nikon P6000: It Knows Where You’ve Been

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Not in a creepy way, but in a geotagging way. [photopress:REG_1301_1.jpg,full,centered] Yep, the new Nikon P6000[photopress:P6000_left_gps.jpg,full,alignright] has built in GPS, so your photos will have the Longitude, and Latitude, embedded in the EXIF file of your photo. Basically if you open your work in Lightroom, or soon in iPhoto, you will see a line for […]

Just A Little Sunday Video From OVATION TV – Eve Arnold and Marilyn Monroe

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Here in the U.S., Ovation TV is a channel that has taken over where A&E has left off: programming all about art. And that means photography in that mix. Along with weeks of photography based content marathons, they also have been producing some original content. Here is a clip from their channel looking at the […]

Los Angeles

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Fahey/Klein Gallery JULIE BLACKMON – DOMESTIC VACATIONS Jan. 22nd – March 7th, 2009 148 North La Brea Avenue Los Angeles, CA. 90036 Tel: 323.934.2250 Like this:Like Loading…

Weekly Giveaway – “Birth of a Statesman: Barack Obama”

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

On Tuesday, January 20th, 2009 history will be made in the United States. As Barack Obama is sworn in as the first African-American President, the country and world will be waiting and watching as their hopes for the future are laid at the feet of the new architect of the leader of the free world. […]

This Just In-Plane Crash in Hudson River, NYC – US AIR 1549

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

And this fast thinking Twitterer took a photo and posted it. Within minutes. US AIR 1549 [photopress:f.jpg,full,centered] © JKrums / Janis Krums One of the best news photos in awhile. Terrorism has not been blamed. Flock of Birds are being blamed. Everyone safe. whew. Like this:Like Loading…

Real World Review – Canon G10 – A Weighty Decision In The Point And Shoot World

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

The Canon G10. It’s the point & shoot that most pros go for. Sure, while sporting this camera, newly released, the eyes opened and shooters were curious.”Wow, you GOT one!” Yep, your fellow shooters will acknowledge the purchase with a solid nod of approval. Check. But lets get down to the camera and what it […]

Weekly Giveaway – “Like A Hot Kiss On The End Of A Warm Fist”

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

With a huge shout out to Firesign Theater and Nick Danger, the above line delivers a fitting entry into the world of Pulp Fiction. [photopress:586_cover_1.jpg,full,alignright] This week we have a very cool collection of photographs by Thomas Allen titled “Uncovered”. By taking the detective pulp novels of the 50s, and extracting the images from the […]

Buried Treasure At Bergamot Station- Ted Orland at the Terra Galleria

Monday, January 12th, 2009

While the main event in photography this past weekend in Los Angeles was PhotoLA, there were other things to discover. Over at Bergamot Station, one of our prime venues filled with a TON of galleries (park once, hit a bunch of galleries), there is a new gallery called Terra Galleria Artworks. Slightly hidden at one […]

The Extras or: What Else Ya Got?

Sunday, January 11th, 2009

[photopress:front_door.jpg,full,centered]front entrance to the exhibition hall At every art fair, the rest of visual community at large steps up to the plate and takes advantage of the extra dedicated people, already in an “arty” mindset. The galleries and organizations in the city or town, step up to the plate and bring out some special programs […]

Let’s Go Down “Sparrow Lane” With Holly Andres

Friday, January 9th, 2009

There are, of course, some standouts at PhotoLA that caught our attention. When you see this much work, things separate in your memory and rise. One of these was the work from artist Holly Andres, currently on exhibit at the DNJ Gallery in Los Angeles [photopress:handres_b_04.jpg,full,centered] © Holly Andres What drew us to this work […]

PhotoLA – It’s Open For Business, Perusal, Mingling, Enjoyment

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

[photopress:photolaoutside.jpg,full,centered] For the 18th year, Stephen Cohen brought PhotoLA to Los Angeles, proving again to the world that there is a strong support of the photographic arts in the land of LA. [photopress:cohen2.jpg,full,centered] Stephen Cohen With a solid range of images and book selections, the overall fair seems to lean toward the classical realm of […]

Take Me to The Fair – PhotoLA Returns to LA

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Well, Santa Monica actually. [photopress:photola_logo.gif,full,alignright] The 18th installment of this excellent international photo fair , PhotoLA, comes to the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, starting Jan. 9-11th. In this relatively new venue for the exposition, they have gathered photographic art dealers from around the world to display and yes sell, their wares. As collectors ourselves […]

Thats Right Apple, We DO Want To Know Where We Were!

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

With the announcement of the new iLife 09 on Tuesday, a new feature was introduced to iPhoto: GEOTAGGING!!! [photopress:overlay_organize_04_20090106.jpg,full,centered] Called “Places” this is how they describe it: “iPhoto helps you explore your travel photos with a new feature called Places. This feature uses data from GPS-enabled cameras or the camera on iPhone to categorize photos […]

The Iconographic Bettie Page

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

These days we celebrate the models of our time that strut their stuff in Victorias Secrets lingerie or the itsiest- bitsiest of bikinis adorning the cover of every magazine from Sports Illustrated, to most fitness magazines. Sure, from talk shows, reality shows, and every kind of entertainment press coverage possible. But let’s take a moment […]

Santa Monica

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Gallery Luisotti John Divola Jan. 3 – March 7, 2009 2525 Michigan Ave, Bldg A2 Santa Monica, California 90404 Tel: (310) 453-0043 Like this:Like Loading…

We’re Going To Try Something A Little Different…..

Monday, January 5th, 2009

As we head into the new year, perhaps a little sprucing up is in order here at Photoinduced. Or some re-arranging at the very least. So here’s a little something we’re going to add to the HOME page: video previews. Yeah we know. There are almost 85 of them on the VIDEO SHORTS page. From […]

Weekly Giveaway – Lets Start the New Year Off With A Little Organization

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

Forget Spring Cleaning. If you had a few free moments during the winter holiday, you must have checked out your photo files. Either looking for that special shot to send an old friend, putting together those family photos to book up and make your holiday gift, or maybe just adding all of the new ones […]

It’s Big and Instant, But Can It Replace The Master ?

Saturday, January 3rd, 2009

I’m looking lovingly at the collection of Polaroids: The converted 110A’s, Pola Back for a Hassleblad, coupla SX-70’s, and a Spectra. Back in the day, these beauties could tell me what the strobe lighting would look like before the film was processed, or maybe put a shot of an actress onto a contract in an […]

And D’ Winner is …….

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

Thank you for all of your entries and votes for the ColorMunki Pack contest!. As you can see by some the votes on the site, plus a huge amount of email votes we received, the overwhelming winner is: D. “I love visiting your site because it puts my mind in a world where my imagination […]

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Current Exhibitions

  • Annenberg Space For Photography
  • “Inside Tracks: Behind the lens on the assignment of a lifetime”
  • Through February 1, 2015
  • 2000 Avenue of the Stars, #10
  • Century City, CA. 90067
  • Tel: 213.403.3000
  • ICP
  • Sebastio Selgado – Genesis
  • Sept.15, 2014-Jan 15th,2015
  • 1133 Avenue of the Americas at 43rd Street
  • New York, NY 10036
  • Phone: 212.857.0000
  • Getty Center
  • In Focus:Tokyo
  • Through Dec.14, 2014
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • Lorenzo Vitturi: Dalston: Anatomy
  • Nov.6 – Dec. 15th, 2014
  • 245 Tenth Avenue
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • Vivian Maier: In Her Own Hands
  • Through Dec. 6th, 2014
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • Staley-Wise Gallery
  • Arthur Elgort: The Big Picture
  • Nov.14, 2014 -Jan 10th, 2015
  • 560 Broadway
  • New York,NY
  • 10012
  • Phone: 1-212-966-6223
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Nicholas Nixon: Forty Years of the Brown Sisters
  • Nov. 22nd, 2014 – Jan.4th, 2015
  • 11 West 53rd Street
  • NYC,NY
  • 10019-5497
  • (212) 708-9400
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Thomas Struth: Photographs
  • Through February 16, 2015
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
  • New York, NY 10028
  • Phone: 212-535-7710

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