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July 2011 Blog

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Weekend Wrap for July 29, 2011
All the photo news that's fit to post

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

Olympus Prices the E-PL3; Sony's svelte compact; the happiest camera owners; Lomo's B&W film; SI's painful portfolio...  > Read more
How to Narrow Your Vision and Find a Voice
A veteran gallery owner explains how to find what makes your work uniquely yours.

Blog The ALC Blog - by Michael Foley, July 28, 2011

Finding your vision must come first before you start spending your precious hours hunting down the right gallery for your work. ...  > Read more

Tags: street photography,  portfolio,  gallery 

Weekend Wrap for July 22, 2011
Spanning the Adoramaverse for Photo News

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, July 22, 2011

Taming Apple's Lion, Lensbaby's Portrait Bundles, Panasonic's Superzoom, street shooters stand their ground, more!...  > Read more

Tags: Casio,  Panasonic,  samsung,  adobe,  GE,  Lensbaby,  Apple,  Focus on Street Photography 

Check It Out: Rube Goldberg Photography Video
The most complicated "camera" ever?

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, July 21, 2011

Eleven days ago, a Canadian company called 2D Photography posted a video called "2D Photography Rube Goldberg". I'm impressed!...  > Read more

Tags: video,  humor 

Beat the Heat!
Protect your valuable camera gear from extreme high temperatures and humidity

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, July 19, 2011

The Midwest was hit first, and now the heatwave is almost upon the Northeastern United States. How do you protect your digital photo and video gear? Here are a few common-sense and offbeat tips....  > Read more

Tags: digital camera,  DSLR,  weather,  cameras,  compact digital camera 

Weekend Wrap for July 15, 2011
The latest photo bits and bites

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama Learning Center Editors, July 15, 2011

Nikon's DX macro, Pentax's limited-edition medium-format camera, bigger Giottos Vetruvians, more....  > Read more
Your Winning Travel Shots
Travel Photography Invitational Winners

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, July 13, 2011

We asked for your best vacation and travel photos on Facebook, and you responded. Here are some of our favorites, as well as the stories behind the shots....  > Read more

Tags: travel,  travel photography,  vacation,  Focus on Travel Photography 

Interview: Magnum Photographer Christopher Anderson
As the publishing world changes, noted photojournalist turns his latest photo book into an iPad app.

Blog The ALC Blog - by Nathan Bush, July 13, 2011

Magnum Photographer Christopher Anderson broke new ground recently with the first monographed photobook for the iPad. We discuss what motivated his radical pricing plan and the decisions that came up in adapting a book to an app...  > Read more

Tags: professional,  pro,  publishing,  books,  focus on photojournalism,  iPad 

Weekend Wrap For July 8, 2011
The latest in photo news and innovations

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

Tokina's wide-angle pair, Sekonic's 60th, Canon and Fuji MILC hints, a billion-pixel astro-cam, A touch pen for laptops, Rollei's bullet camcorder, more....  > Read more

Tags: canon,  Fujifilm,  Leica,  sigma,  tokina,  GE,  Apple,  Astronomy,  Sekonic,  Final Cut Pro 

Why AdoramaTV Rocks
Must-see TV for photographers

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama Learning Center Editors, July 7, 2011

Learn about the Adorama Learning Center's fastest-growing department with nearly 250 videos—and find out how you could win an Adorama gift card!...  > Read more

Tags: bryan peterson,  Adorama TV,  Mark Wallace 

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