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Daily Archives: December 1, 2011

Denver Post – Pictures of the Week: November 28, 2011

From one of my favourite sites for looking at exceptional photography go here to see all of the pictures of the week

Indian Sikh schoolgirls laugh during a Sikh religious procession in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011. The procession was held to mark the martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh guru, who was executed in 1675 in Delhi. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

A museum employee passes an instillation entitled “Forever Bicycles” during the “Ai Weiwei, Absent” exhibition by Chinese outspoken artist Ai Weiwei at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, Nov. 25, 2011. Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou visited the exhibition shortly after and in comments to the media, called on China to respect artist Ai and protect his freedom of artistic expression. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

A Thai flood victim sits under a mosquito at a relief center in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Nov. 25, 2011. Since July, more than a fifth of the country’s 64 million people have been affected by the worst flooding in more than 50 years. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Photo.net – do you know about this site?

Photo.net has been around for a long time, the site began in 1993 as Philip Greenspun’s personal home page at MIT and has grown to become a community of photographers that includes more than 800,000 registered users working to help each other improve. photo.net is a site for serious photographers to connect with other photographers, explore photo galleries, discuss photography, share and critique photos, and learn about photography.

It is a good place to see the work of other photographers, read the critiques given by the members, find out about equipment and techniques, ion fact it should be one of your bookmarked sites to visit. Here is the link

Old Movie…

By: Katerina Lomonosov

Why this was chosen as Photograph of the Week

This photograph was chosen because the Elves think it is interesting and worthy of discussion. When participating in the Photograph of the Week forum, please offer a critique of the photo — address its strengths, its weaknesses. (Read Discussion)

c’t Digital Photography Magazine

I came across this magazine and web site  that looks to be the business as it were. So many magazine formats for photography are just full of stuff you already know and equipment reviews that are just not interesting. This one looks a bit different and you might like to check it out. As the cover says “in depth” and I think that is correct, fulsome in detail and information. Here is a link to the website where you can taste the offerings