The objects in the bottom row of images have been placed in the original photos after the fact. What’s so impressive though, is that lighting and color characteristics of the objects and scenes interact with each other. That is, the objects appear to be lit by the existing lighting of the scene and, at the same time, cast new shadows in the scene.
Check out the video below for a more in-depth look. [click to continue…]
PhotoPlus Expo will host a special fundraising event on Friday evening, October 28th to benefit the victims of the Japan earthquake and tsunami.
To help raise funds for the Red Cross, fifty of the world’s most respected photographers will donate an original print as part of a silent auction that will take place throughout the evening. Benefit attendees will have an opportunity to bid on original, signed images from a broad range of world renowned photographers including Harry Benson, Susan Meiselas, Douglas Kirkland, Ryszard Horowitz, Scott Mead and John Isaac, to name a few.
More details in the press release below. [click to continue…]
PhotoPlus is coming up next month (Oct. 27-29) at the Javits Center in NYC. If you’re going to be in or around NYC during that time, you’ll be interested to see the line up of keynote and seminar speakers, which reads like a who’s who list of popular photographers and industry pros.
Some of this year’s confirmed presenters include, Julieanne Kost, Colin Finlay, Jasmine Star, Michael Grecco, Lauren Greenfield, Bambi Cantrell, Jay Maisel, Mary Virginia Swanson, Joe McNally, Derrick Story, and Joyce Tenneson, to name only a few.
More info in the press release below. [click to continue…]
Ritz Interactive Filing Bankruptcy
Ritz Interactive, the parent company of RitzCamera.com, WolfCamera.com and CameraWorld.com (among others), has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy. [click to continue…]
Yesterday, PMA announced that its 2011 trade show won’t be happening at all. Instead, PMA said it was “colocating” with CES 2012, which takes place between January 10-13 next year. [click to continue…]
Stolen Camera Finder is a web-based search service that looks for your stolen camera’s serial number in the metadata of images online. [click to continue…]