How do we make sure our digital images outlast us? Digital photography has made photography easier, there’s no doubt about it. Digital photographs are millions of different numbers in two-dimensional binary representing millions of pieces of data that make up one single digital image. These numbers represent pixels which translate into exact colors, shapes, objects, […]
Through The Iris: Driving The Big Sur
Driving the Big Sur As summer gets closer I am reminded of my time driving the Central California Coast visiting my favorite place on earth, the Big Sur. It is a 90-mile stretch of coastal cliff drive that runs from San Luis Obispo to Monterey. Going along this part of the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), […]
Lillith Leda: What is Photography to You?
Exploring Photography Through Others’ Eyes, Part IV Precise-Moment.com’s fourth edition of Exposure is dedicated to South African, Lillith Leda, a self-taught, former pin-up model turned photographer who captures an elegant and sensual world of portraiture. We asked Lillith what photography means to her, and she said: Photography allows both an escape and captivity, it evokes […]
The Photographer’s Eye: The Beauty of Being Lost in The Moment
“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” — Elliott Erwitt The moment you decide to photograph is when your perception of the present […]
What Makes a Great Photograph?
Curating What Makes a Great Photograph There are many ways to look at what makes a great photograph. Trying to be objective from such a subjective medium like photography is not as hard as it seems. A great photograph is an expression and representation of the artists’ conscientious approach to capturing an alluring, extraordinary, and […]
The Philosophy of Photography
What is philosophy? What is art? Are they mutually exclusive or independent of each other? Is there a philosophy of photography? I don’t think any photographer would say their style and creative process is similar to someone else’s, but well-respected photographers have a purpose and philosophy behind their work. Many philosophers like Kant and Plato […]
Photography News: Nik Software Now Free, Learning ISO, and Adorama Deals Galore
Free Software, Adorama Deals, and ISO Explained It’s been a while since I’ve posted and a lot has been going on in the world of photography without me — including free Nik software, tons of Adorama deals from Nikon, and Tony Northrup explains ISO better than I ever would! Last week, Google announced they were […]
Adorama Camera Deals — Get’em While They’re Hot!
It looks like we have some amazing Adorama Camera deals going on this week and plenty of savings for you as we head into the weekend. From a refurbished Nikon DF FX-format with a nifty-fifty to some Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860’s with all-weather sealing that you can take in any condition, these discounted Adorama coupons […]
Ansel Adams: The Formative Years
Ansel Adams’ name is synonymous with photography, and his landscapes of the American West made him into a household name, not just one of the most iconic photographers of the 20th Century. The Nerd Writer, a guy named Evan Puschak is the host and narrator of an Ansel Adams mini-documentary that takes the viewer on […]
Instagram Changes Feeds to Facebook Algorithm
Are We Witnessing the Death of Instagram? Media outlets, especially in the photography world today, are busting at the seams because of the newly announced Instagram changes to the feed system. Their latest decision is changing what photographers love about it: being able to see images as they’re uploaded, instead of the new algorithm being […]
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