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April 2011 Blog

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Weekend Wrap for April 29, 2011
What's the news across the (photographic) nation? We have got the information

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, April 29, 2011

Nikon's new nifty 50, contests and firmware updates galore, Samsung's pocket snorkle-cam, specialized Hassies, and a tele lens for your iPhone. Ladies and Gents, Adorama looks at the news!...  > Read more

Tags: samsung,  sigma,  sony,  firmware 

In Memoriam: Tim Hetherington
Nathan Lee Bush Recounts his meeting with photographer killed last week in Libya

Blog The ALC Blog - by Nathan Bush, April 27, 2011

I met Tim Hetherington during FotoWeek DC last November, when he gave the keynote of the event to a packed auditorium at the Corcoran. His hour-long discussion of his work and ideas completely blew me away....  > Read more

Tags: photojournalism,  focus on photojournalism 

Weekend Wrap for April 15, 2011
This Week's Photo and Video News from the Adoramasphere

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, April 15, 2011

Cisco's Flip Flap, Eye-Fi's Road Warrior, Think Tank's Street Sack, Sony's Muscle Flash, NAD News, More!...  > Read more

Tags: eye-fi,  sony,  Manfrotto,  Flip,  Sennheiser 

Contest Announcement: Spring has Sprung, Now Spring Into Action!
Tweet your best spring photo for a chance to win

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, April 15, 2011

Tweet your picture that represents the theme "Spring" to @adorama with the hashtag #adocontest to be eligible to win cool prizes!...  > Read more

Tags: Contest 

Weekend Wrap for April 8, 2011
Photo News in Review

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, April 8, 2011

Pro Lensbaby, Fast Delkin SDHC Card, Kodak's Mojo, Glam Cam Fuji, Superhero Pentax, more!...  > Read more

Tags: Fujifilm,  Kodak,  pentax,  Lensbaby,  Leica X1,  Delkin,  Carl Zeiss 

Embedding a photo book preview
Give your online customers a sneak peak

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama Learning Center Editors, April 6, 2011

Embedding a preview of your photo book into your website or blog is easy, just follow these steps....  > Read more

Tags: adoramapix,  photo book,  photo books,  Focus on Printing 

Nikon Announces D5100; DSLR Can Reach ISO 102,400
New consumer model packed with features

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama News Writer, April 5, 2011

Nikon today announced the long-awaited replacement to its best-selling D5000, the 16MP D5100, complete with full HD, swing-out LCD, in-camera effects, and new stereo mic....  > Read more
Remember to Print!
I am concerned about the future of visual memories.

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, April 4, 2011

Digital prints are easier and cheaper than ever. So why are so few photographers making prints?...  > Read more

Tags: Printing,  printer,  print,  prints,  print size,  print on demand,  Focus on Printing 

Weekend Warp for April 1, 2011
Figments from our imaginary world of photography

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama News Writer, April 1, 2011

In this very special round-up, we present the news, keeping in mind the date on the calendar is April 1. Read at your own risk......  > Read more

Tags: Parody,  spoof 

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