The Photographer’s Ephemeris

The Photographer’s Ephemeris is an interesting software application that presents details of moon phases, times and directions of sun and moon set and rise for any location you select. You can save your favourite locations and call them up again with just a few clicks. The software runs on the Adobe Air platform and isContinue reading “The Photographer’s Ephemeris”

Manfrotto revamps its tutorial website

Manfrotto has updated its tutorial website with additional features and improvements. ‘The Manfrotto School of Excellence’ now includes features such as live chat, news updates and photo-features in addition to free tutorials from established photographers, most of which have an understandable three-legged slant to them. The website also promotes products from other brands from theContinue reading “Manfrotto revamps its tutorial website”

New e-zine

Ultimate Photo Tips has launched “Worth a Thousand Words” — a free monthly e-zine full of photography-related articles and information that you won’t find anywhere else. We’ll bring you short articles on creativity, interviews with experts in photography, highlights of what’s new on Ultimate Photo Tips each month, tips to improve your photography, photographic exercisesContinue reading “New e-zine”

Environmental Photographer of the Year 2010

Dear Ms Nettie Warncke, It’s nearly that time again – only a few weeks left before we close the Environmental Photographer of the Year for another year. As always, we appreciate the enormous help you provide through telling your contacts, friends and colleagues about the competition, so would really appreciate you reminding them that theContinue reading “Environmental Photographer of the Year 2010”

HPS Evaluation Meeting Wed. 9th June 2010

Despite the cold weather, some 40 members and guests arrived for the meeting.  Bernard had asked Sean Wilson – a professional photographer – to come and speak to us about his commercial and private work, and we were very happy to interact with him about his concepts and method of work. We thank him forContinue reading “HPS Evaluation Meeting Wed. 9th June 2010”

RAW vs JPEG: An End to the War

In every photography conversation that takes place anywhere in the World, the subject will eventually come up. Someone will innocently ask: Do you shoot RAW or JPEG? And a friendly conversation turns into an ugly bloodbath, ending with photographers spinning their cameras over their heads held by the strap, as modern-day photographic flails, mouths frothing,Continue reading “RAW vs JPEG: An End to the War”