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 …

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, Mexico https://gizmodo.com/a-mexican-physicist-solved-a-2-000-year-old-problem-tha-1837031984 This is why you are afraid of photographing people while traveling Fotografieren auf Reisen https://spectrum.ieee.org/consumer-electronics/portable-devices/september-1888-george-eastman-patents-his-kodak-camera https://www.dpreview.com/interviews/5683481585/sofi-lee-on-digital-nostalgia http://theartnewspaper.com/news/museums-right-to-charge-image-fees-is-called-into-question https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/4/16405200/google-clips-camera-ai-photos-video-hands-on-wi-fi-direct https://petapixel.com/2017/07/13/no-cant-use-photos-brands-instagram-free https://theconversation.com/explainer-how-law-enforcement-decodes-your-photos-78828 https://open.abc.net.au/explore/119643 http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2017/03/21/photos-clogging-your-phone-here-best-solutions/99265086 http://news.wtmlondon.com/blog/responsible-tourism/would-you-welcome-tourists-to-your-home …

Flickr

Poster There are some gripes, but on the whole, Flickr is our old-school sweetheart. We have been big fans of Flickr, 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. 2019 Migration https://identity.flickr.com/migration 2019 Headlines https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/08/flickr-says-all-creative-commons-photos-are-protected-from-deletion-not-just-past-uploads November 2018 news Flickr News …

Instagram

Logo One of the tools on the social web, Instagram instagram.com is a popular photography sharing website. Initial release: October 6, 2010 Also see: #instagrammable Instagrammable Key Links instagram.com @instagram Examples https://www.instagram.com/planeta Instagram Faves Quotes The Instagrammability of a destination is apparently now the number one motivation for booking a holiday for millennials. Is it …

Magic Hour

Buzzwords Magic Hour = the period of daytime shortly after sunrise or before sunset, during which daylight is redder and softer than when the sun is higher in the sky. http://www.flickr.com/groups/magichour/ http://www.flickr.com/groups/magichour/discuss/72157629510629224 Planeta.com Photography Light Time = Tiempo = Zeit =

Flickr Faves

Poster We are looking forward to seeing how the freshly revamped Flickr photography site – https://www.flickr.com – develops in 2019. We are also looking forward to seeing how good friends and wonderful strangers adjust to the revised Flickrverse. That said, here are some of our favorite accounts – the ones that continue to tell stories …

Flickr News 2018

November 1, 2018 – News from Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/lookingahead Let’s be candid. Flickr at its best is a place to connect, to discover, and to evolve as photographers and lovers of photography. This is the world’s largest photographer-focused community. Here, together, this newly-independent community can shape the future of photography itself. Today we are announcing updates …

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. Features https://www.npca.org/articles/1667-worth-more-than-a-thousand-words https://twitter.com/NPCA/status/928259464830078976 watsa-tcs-camera-trap-honduras.html Elsewhere on the Web Instantwild itunes.apple.com/us/app/instant-wild/id464812695?mt=8 https://emammal.wordpress.com Questions Can …

Westography

Screenshot: Flickr albums This week (October 2018) on Radio National: Michael Mackenzie visits Australian photographer Warren Kirk whose work is one of the highlights on Flickr. ‘Westography’ documents the fading social landscape of the western and north-western suburbs of Melbourne and the western arc of country Victoria, Australia. Recommended Listening: Saving ancient suburbia one photo …