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“The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.”
― Dorothea Lange
Last fortnight, I asked you to share your best ever image captured. Many couldn't actually choose one, which is fine
but there's a feature at the bottom of this article including all those picked! Since we're in the sharing mood, and since I'm going to talk about Instagram this week, it would be great to share 'Instagram' names. Feel free to pop yours in the comments, for a follow and for the list to be added to next fortnights edition of the article. If you've not go instagram, consider sharing a facebook page!
So on the topic of Instagram, I read a great article this week. Upstagram
. Basically a camera equipped version of the house from Up! takes flight over Paris. Ever photograph it takes is uploaded to instagram. How amazing is that?! Even more amazing is seeing those colourful balloons in the sky above Paris...beautiful. Anyway I'd like to do a bit of aerial photography investigating. Have you used a helicopter with a camera to capture images from above? Or another method? If so, share your equipment please!
On the topic of incredible aerial images, this one
shows a satellite view of the super typhoon that recently hit the Philippines... Take a look at the full article to find out ways in which you can help aid the relief efforts now underway. And what do you think of this
article claiming that new technology makes it difficult to conceptualize photography?
General Photography News
Community Volunteers ^Kaz-D + ^3wyl
To be Seen is out once more and features five photographers from all areas within the Photography community here on deviantART. Check it out, find some new people to watch right here.
The latest Artist Toolbox week brought some great Photography focused articles so check out the roundup
to see if there's anything that suits you. If you're venturing into Wedding Photography check out the Four Top Wedding Photography Tools.
If you're looking for fun and games, check out %CRPhotography
's latest Weekly Fun
Photography Contests, Projects and Challenges
Outside of deviantART, The Guardian are asking photographers to take part in their monthly theme. This month the theme is 'Networks.' Check out the article here
to participate. On deviantART there are lots of contests, projects and challenges going on. You can read about the photography related ones here.
News and Events from Chats + Forums!
Below are some of the hottest Photography forum topics going on right now. Head over and check them out - see if you can seek some advice or give any to anybody. Interacting on the forums is a great way to get more involved with deviantART too! Best wide angle lens? Hosting for 360 panoramas? 10 Tips to help you improve your photography. Arax lenses ARGH! Camera film Can I be a photographer with an iPhone 5? Portfolio Minolta and Kodak BW400CN problem Why edit digital photos? How does a 24-105mm work on a 7D? Full-Frame Camera-Yes or no? How to protect camera in backpack? Night photography question Street Photographers, how do you do it? Nikon d3200 Or Canon EOS Rebel T3i Magic Lantern - Yes or no? Knowing the EXIF, does it help you? Which cheap manual lens would you recommend me? Macro lens? X-Rite vs Datacolor
has been on deviantART for almost two years now and has built up a very varied and diverse gallery. With beautiful architecture, gorgeous urban and rural captures and a mixture of emotive and expressive portraiture, *ilmari-nen
has a gallery suited to many different tastes.
Spotlight Group %DeviantArtWorldwide
is dedicated to bringing you artwork from every corner of the globe - without limitations! (Their words not mine). The FAQ is clear and concise and there really is a great diversity of artwork within the galleries, so head over, contribute or just browse.
calendar found here
will give you an idea of what's up for the rest of the year. Right now its Literature and we're looking for people to help out with the next community week - so head over for more information!
Abstract and Surreal
The November Abstract and Surreal Pinboard is here!
Check it out for all the latest shenanigans within the Ab & Surreal Photography galleries. Pop to %Abstract-and-Surreal
and check out the front page for the latest contests and winners as well!
Animals, Plants and Nature
Community Volunteer ^Anoya
is very kindly putting together features to showcase the DD suggestions that she gets. Check out the latest edition of the article series here.
People and Portraits
Another issue of People and Portraits exposed is out! Check it out for some of the latest Portraiture works here on deviantART. Find it here.
Within the Artistic Nude gallery ^Nyx-Valentine
has put together a Retro Art Nudes feature found here.
Over at %Still-Life-Stills
we've featured Candy Canes
There's still time to enter our Recipe Challenge which is around Soup
this month! Get creating! *claremanson
is hosting a Christmas Baking challenge - more here.
Check out the latest edition of Extreme Photography
. How awesome is the candidness of Street Photography.....
Regular Features to keep an eye on!
There's so much going on around the community especially for Volunteers that sometimes the awesome news can be missed out. I hope to share any weekly or monthly features that are ongoing here so that you can browse them at your leisure. If you know of something that needs to be listed let me know! dA Love for Everyone
from `lintu47 Project Porkchop
from ^Astralseed Intimate, Touching, Emotive
from `dragonfly-oli Melancholy Feature
from `miontre Through a Lens Friday Feature
from `Astrikos Blue Monday
The Community Volunteer Team
General Photography: ^Kaz-D
Abstract and Surreal: ^arctoa
Animals, Plants and Nature: ^Anoya
Artistic Nude and Fetish: ^Nyx-Valentine
Horror, Macabre and Cosplay: ^pullingcandy
Pinup and Glamour: ^DistortedSmile
Street Photography ^myraincheck
Urban, Rural and Architecture ^ScENeYmE
Groups to Check Out!
You can get yourself into Photography Fortnightly just by sending me a note! Each week I look for:
Photography related news
Themes & Topics
Got a fresh idea? Send a note to %CRPhotography
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