Category Archives: Techonology & Innovation

Printers, Extra bit.

whilst acting as one of the team working as offical event photographers for Making of Festival – Blackburn I came across a Dye Sub printer in action along with a straight to garment printer, first is the dye sub, second … Continue reading

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Lens and Camera Hire

A topic that was not touched on in our seminars but one I feel important to add into here is the industry growing around camera hardware in the hiring of bodies and lenses.  The companies that provide this service can … Continue reading

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Understanding Brand Partnerships

Wex has a partnership with Nikon UK to drip feed used and returned cameras on to the market to keep prices stable. Nikon also is in partnership with Sony to use thier sensors in digital cameras. More remarkable possibly and … Continue reading

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Tech wish list

Fuji Xpro 2 CSC camera for when DSLR is too bulky to carry about with selection of lenses – Now no longer needed as purchased Panasonic Lumix Lx-100, same camera as leica D-lux typ 109 but £400 cheaper as not … Continue reading

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T&I task 8

Websites Relevant to the module https://www.tineye.com/ http://www.digitaltruth.com http://www.bjp-online.com/ ptapixel.com ephotmagazine.com digitalrev.com DPreview.com http://www.rps.org http://www.the-aop.org http://www.bipp.com http://swpp.co.uk https://photoguild.co.uk http://www.redeye.com   Insurance Companies   https://www.photoguard.co.uk https://www.hiscox.co.uk http://www.simplybusiness.co.uk/insurance/photographers Info sources   http://cambridgeincolour.com https://www.ephotozine.com   Health & Safety   http://www.hse.gov.uk/legislation/hswa.htm http://www.hawaii.edu/art/photography/206_handouts/206_Darkroom_Hazards.pdf

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T&I Task 7.

Paper, Print and Printers   Paper Photo Paper – Glossy, Matte, Pearl, Silk, Lustre.   Matte paper is a duller less shiny look as it diffuses more light off the surface, whereas a glossy or shiny paper will refract or … Continue reading

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T&I Task 6

Image Transfer originally done in a darkroom transferring the negative to positive paper to create a photograph. negatives can be scanned into a computer to store and maniplate if needed. photographs now go direct onto memory cards which are placed … Continue reading

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T&I Task 5

Image Management Digital image managment is now mainly done by users using Adobe Lightroom software as this has execellent ways of catalouging your photographs and adding keywords or tags to search easily for them, you can also set up multiple … Continue reading

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T&I task 4

Changing the photograph – Manipulation of images Peach Robinson, Reijlander, Ullsman, Nadav Kander, Erik Johansen All the above are prolific in thier ways of manipulating the photograph to make a composite image or something that looks un-natural. Peach Robinson This … Continue reading

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T&I task 3

Sensor sizes http://www.techhive.com/article/2052159/demystifying-digital-camera-sensors-once-and-for-all.html The soul of a digital camera is its sensor—to determine image size, resolution, low-light performance, depth of field, dynamic range, lenses, and even the camera’s physical size, the sensor is key. An image sensor is a solid-state … Continue reading

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