Photography

Photo: La Cosecha Oaxaca  (pictured Charolains Fuentes Diaz, Migue Márquez, Quique P. Matadamas) 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 also keen on learning …

Flickr Lessons

We are 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. There are some gripes, but on the whole, Flickr is our old-school social web darling. FLICKR Q&A WHAT IS FLICKR? – Flickr is a website that …

Selfie

Buzzwords: Selfie Selfie = Taking one’s own photo Embedded Tweets The only human, alive or dead, not contained within the frame of this photo is Michael Collins.The ultimate anti-selfie.#Apollo11 pic.twitter.com/xgtFvdWJFD — Dr Craig Dalzell (@thecommongreen) July 20, 2017 Photos Wiki Selfie Planeta.com Buzzword Bingo #MeTourism Unselfie

Ireland’s West Coast Stone Symposium

This weekend – March 24-26 West Cork Stone Symposium (Cork, Ireland) celebrates stone as part of our environment and a source of inspiration. Key Links http://westcorkstonesymposium.com @westcorkstone facebook http://livingthesheepsheadway.com Twitter Moment West Cork Stone Symposium Programme Friday 24th March 2017 Dry Stone Walling Workshop 9:30am-4:30pm  (Ahakista) Stone Carving Workshop 9:30am-4:30pm (Ahakista) The Rhymer’s Peninsula and the Sheep’s …

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

Photo: Ron Mader, Flickr What would locals like visitors to know about Las Vegas? We’re making a new game called the 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 …

Translating: August 19 is World Photography Day

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 process and a few …