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. Key Links flickr.com Wishlist Videos from Flickr administration explaining changes. Better …

Flickr Faves

Poster We are looking forward to seeing how the freshly revamped Flickr photography site – flickr.com – develops. Will it survive? 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 …

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 …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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 =

Stop! Don’t Shoot Like that — A Guide to Ethical Wildlife Photography

Book Cover Recommended Reading: Stop! Don’t Shoot Like that — A Guide to Ethical Wildlife Photography by Shekar Dattatri and Ramki Sreenivasan (@ra_mki)/ Conservation India (@conserve_ind) Key Links https://www.conservationindia.org/resources/ethics https://www.conservationindia.org/wp-content/files_mf/Ethics-Web.pdf Excerpt While there’s nothing wrong with wanting to enjoy nature and photograph wildlife, how we do it matters. ‘Enjoyment’ must be tempered with responsibility. Unfortunately …

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 …

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 …