Overlooking imperfections

Last Spring, Lorde Tweeted the photo above and wrote, "i find this curious - two photos from today, one edited so my skin is perfect and one real. remembervia Why I'll Photoshop Your Face and Why I Believe It's Okay We overlook imperfections all the time in real life, but without the emotional connection of…

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Undetected for 18 months?

Brian Krebs announced this week that Goodwill Industries’ third-party payment vendor, C&K Systems, Inc., has been blamed for credit card and debit card breaches at more than 330 Goodwill Industries locations nationwide. According to Krebs, C&K commented on the breach by saying “the intrusion lasted more than 18 months and also impacted at least two…

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Smartphones are done

I thought the same thing about the iPhone 4S. But in reality how much more can we expect any smartphone to do?  Sony thinks we need water proof and dust proof phones.  Samsung thinks we need bigger pants/trousers.  Google thinks we need to give them more data. Personally I want a phone that is a…

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Another great post by +G Servo

Useful Photography Tip #38: Maintain a Photography Fund (The Phoblographer)

It is about saving. If you are a photographer earning money from your work, always set aside a percentage to go into your fund. If you can, instead of buying a coffee or lunch, bring it from home and put that money to the side. Everything helps. Photography is not a cheap hobby or career. Plan, nothing lasts forever, especially photography gear

Another great post by +G Servo.  My camera body is six years old and lacks many features ( auto-bracketing, more pixels, higher ISO ) that I need in order to do the photography I want to do.  I did not plan my past purchases and did not focus on what was essential.  I did not…

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