O’Reilly Digital Media Center

A cool new resource has surfaced for those into digital media (photography and other digital media). O’Reilly Digital Media Center From PhotographyBLOG: “As our digital media books continue to roll off the presses, we realized that we hadn’t provided an online meeting place for this community. As of today, that’s changed. Welcome to our new Digital Media site.” — Derrick Storey Its obvious that the site is there to promote their books, but it also contains some interesting articles and interviews. [Via PhotographyBLOG]

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Interesting article about Depth of Field in Digital Photography

Coming from analog photography (SLR) I’ve always wondered how it was that all pictures taken with small digital cameras always was in focus. I have to admit I never really thought about it, and basically took it as a fact of life. Getting a digital camera where depth of field suddenly shows itself again made me wonder even more. Luckily Anders (another Norwegian blogger and amateur photographer) posted a link to a blog that contained a few links to articles on the subject. Depth of Field tutorial and explanation –

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Its a start?

Got my new, and highly anticipated, camera today. As you can see by the picture, it can only get better ;-) Seriously though, its fairly easy to shoot photos with the Canon 10D, but I know I have a lot to learn, especially when shooting manually. The picture is a result of long exposure because the camera and my flash didn’t co-operate right away. I know I have some work to do before I get to the level of Anders and his pictures at Extrospection

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Why digital cameras = better photographers

Being an avid photographer myself, I thought the article by Jonathan Duffy @ BBC News Online about Why digital cameras = better photographers was quite interesting. It also echoes a lot of the thoughts I have had myself. Especially being able to waste a number of pictures to get that ONE good shot is nice. I sure would never have been able to afford shooting 350 rolls of film to produce 10 pictures (Jonathan mentions that is what the photographers at National Geographics average when shooting a story). Oh, given

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