Digital manipulation – What is and what isn’t

Digital manipulation – what is and what isn’t? Beyond ethics, what can we really consider as acceptable nowadays? Before we speak about manipulation let’s not forget pure and plain lies. Many photographers have been caught lying about location, context, subject manipulation on their photographs – beforehand this is about ethics, has nothing to do withContinue a ler “Digital manipulation – What is and what isn’t”

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Porto, many, many years ago… With a stunningly fast Canon EOS 1V-HS…

Porto, many, many years ago… With a stunningly fast Canon EOS 1V-HS… 10 fps… Ainda mal se falava do digital, tínhamos slides, grandes lentes e grandes câmaras… e 36 fotogramas em cada rolo… Produzida com uma Canon EOS 1V- HS… despachava um rolo de 36 fotogramas em 3,6 segundos… Review aqui, para os nostálgicos: http://stephanbednaic.com/blog/post/canon-eos-1v-hs-review/  

Fisheye frenzy!

Voltaram a estar na moda, as velhinhas fisheye. Vulgarizadas nos anos sessenta, quem não se lembra da mais famosa de todas, a Nikon 6mm f2.8 Fisheye, a última das quais vendida por €150000,00 (não, não é erro, cento e cinquenta mil Euros) no Reino Unido. Apenas algumas foram produzidas e apenas por encomenda… Hoje emContinue a ler “Fisheye frenzy!”

Wim Wenders on his Polaroids – and why photography is now over (The Guardian)

Wim Wenders reckons he took more than 12,000 Polaroids between 1973 and 1983, when his career as a film-maker really took off, but only 3,500 remain. “The thing is,” he says, “you gave them away. You had the person in front of you, whose picture you had just taken, and it was like they hadContinue a ler “Wim Wenders on his Polaroids – and why photography is now over (The Guardian)”

Coordame “Mar Flat” wrist strap

Hand made in Portugal by Coordame, this is one of the finest wrist straps I’ve ever tried. It will have a place of its own alongside my X-E2s, replacing an industrial made, characterless, Joby. Made of 8mm flat hollow cord – it naturally assumes a 13mm flat form factor, it is extremely lightweight and anti-perspirantContinue a ler “Coordame “Mar Flat” wrist strap”

‘The Impossible Project’ Documentary Tells the Story of Polaroid’s Rebirth

When Polaroid announced that it would stop making Polaroid instant film in February 2008, The Impossible Project was founded to keep the film alive. Filmmaker Jens Meurer has spent several years shooting a feature-length documentary film about the saving and reinventing of the Polaroid picture. Mais aqui. Website: https://eu.impossible-project.com/

Long time, no see – Porto sentido, há vinte anos

A fotografia que todos fizemos quando passámos pelo Porto. Uma das cidades que mais me deu, onde mais gostei de viver. Esta imagem, com quase 20 anos, é a de um Porto que talvez já não exista, mas que certamente marcou várias gerações. Fujifilm GA645 Professional, Kodak TMax 100 Professional – parece que há vinteContinue a ler “Long time, no see – Porto sentido, há vinte anos”