Archive for January 2012

Why Wedding Photographers’ Prices are “Wack”

 

 

 

I like reading in PetaPixel the different perspectives photographers and their customers have on the value of photography. It reminds me that customers want everything free, fast and better.

Our concept of value for various kinds of services comes in the context of a global economy where there is not only continual downward pressure on prices but also the desire for faster, better and free is not so unrealistic.

What isn’t considered, though, are the unseen factors like total costs of doing business, equipment investment, pre-event prep and post-event editing. I like that this photographer took a snark-free approach by rationally laying out the expenses faced by photographers.

 

Why Wedding Photographers’ Prices are “Wack”.

Analog Finger Gestures for Digital Books

A video showing how the hand movements we use with physical books could be applied to a panel interface for digital books.

 

Firefox Running on My Kindle

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Thanks to my Irish Mozilla friend.

F10 BMW M5 Crash

F10 BMW M5 Crash.

This is a picture of what could be the first crash of the new BMW M5. Another example of More Checkbook Than Talent.

Amazing Videography of Birds In Flight

I haven’t learned how this series of videos was shot but it’s amazing.  There’s a part of me that wants to know but another part of me that just wants to enjoy it for what it is.

Unlimited listening on Spotify will vanish for U.S. early adopters next week

 

I’m not too upset about this. I’ve not been overly impressed with the service or with the privacy issues. I’ll just stick with my Rhapsody subscription.

 

Unlimited listening on Spotify will vanish for U.S. early adopters next week.

40+ Super Secret OS X Lion Features and Shortcuts

“Super secret” is a bit hyperbolic but it is true that finding out about these short-cuts can be challenging.

 

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Kodak declares bankruptcy: The company that captured the 20th century (Photos) – BlogPost – The Washington Post

 

 

 

Kodak declares bankruptcy: The company that captured the 20th century (Photos) – BlogPost – The Washington Post.

Inevitable but kind of sad. But hooray for evolution, competition and innovation.

Survey: 53% of BMW drivers using their horn at least once on every trip

Survey: 53% of BMW drivers using their horn at least once on every trip.

 

LOL I have to admit that I can’t refute this study.

Test of WordPress Facebook Plugin

This is a test post of gigantic proportions.