Flickr Faves

Poster We are looking forward to seeing how the revamped Flickr photography site – flickr.com – develops. As a long-time user / member / fan, I am looking forward to seeing how good friends and wonderful strangers adjust to the revised Flickrverse. That said, here are some of our fave accounts which document places photographed …

What are your favorite places to take photos of authentic and beloved Vegas locales?

Photo: Ron Mader, Vaquero What would locals like visitors to know about Las Vegas? We’re updating our game called Las Vegas Treasure Hunt and need your help in creating a checklist: what are your favorite places to take photos of authentic and beloved Vegas locales? Questions What are your favorite places to take photos of …

Flickr

Poster We have been big fans of Flickr – flickr.com – the user-generated photography website which launched in February 2004. This pioneering social web site rewards interaction and offers access to Creative Commons-licensed images. Key Linksflickr.comcookie policysubscription information (FAQ) Questions Is Flickr worth a pro subscription? Specifics – Would you trust connecting your Flickr account …

Photography Links

Photo: Yellowstone National Park, Photographing Old Faithful Links related to photography presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Responsible Travel Photography. Using the Web to Link Locals and Travelers in Oaxaca, MexicoThe ‘longest-ever photo exposure’ has been found — inside a drink can – CNNhttps://gizmodo.com/a-mexican-physicist-solved-a-2-000-year-old-problem-tha-1837031984This is why you are afraid of photographing people while travelingFotografieren auf …

Selfie

Buzzwords: Selfie Selfie = Taking one’s own photo of one’s face Selfies have been around for a long time and the popularity has expanded greatly much to the consternation of introverts. Do I want to be in a photo I am taking? Perhaps we are taking a good look at ourselves to gather a sense …

Photo Safari

Buzzwords Responsible TravelYou don’t have responsible travel without responsible travel photography. Respect the privacy of others. If they don’t want their photo taken, respect their wishes. You might lose the candid shot, but if you ask beforehand, you will earn respect and might have a wonderful conversation. Photo safaris are fun, free, inclusive events connecting …

Camera Trap

Buzzwords Camera trap = remotely activated camera that is equipped with a motion sensor or an infrared sensor, or uses a light beam as a trigger Camera trapping is a method for capturing wild animals on film when researchers are not present. HeadlinesGoogle-backed project is collecting millions of wildlife camera-trap images – CNNWorth More Than …

August 19 is World Photography Day

Photo: NASA Goddard, Earth August 19 is World Photography Day, a day to pay homage to the history of photography, celebrate the present and leave a positive trail for the future. World Photography Day originates from the invention of the daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Louis Daguerre. On January 9, 1839 The French Academy of Sciences announced the …

Photography

Photo:Vegas Stardust Photography = the art or practice of taking and processing photographs Planeta.com is seeking examples of photography that connect locals and visitors, whether by seeking out instagrammable places to visit or by documenting and savoring local culture. We are learning how to take photos and share photos – when to, with whom, and …