Mark Glaser formerly at Online Journalism Review is starting a new blog for PBS called MediaShift. It launches on January 18, 2006. I’ll have it bookmarked for sure as I really enjoyed Glaser’s writing on OJR.
Photonotes [via Cory Doctorow at Boing Boing] is a terrific online resource which promises to answer the HOW and WHY’s of photography. Also check out the popular PhotoNotes Dictionary of Film and Digital Photography.
Visual Complexity: “The project’s main goal is to leverage a critical understanding of different visualization methods, across a series of disciplines, as diverse as Biology, Social Networks or the World Wide Web.” More than eye candy, it promotes interesting way to present your data. [via JD on TBD]
The Online Photographer reports that Nikon is slashing all its film camera research, sales and production. Long live digital. Finally, Nikon has run out of excuses to really do battle with Canon.
National Wildlife Federation’s 35th Annual Photography Contest winners are now published. Hira Punjabi’s image of two male blackbucks fighting for territorial rights is simply beautiful. The image is so evocative that I can smell the dust that the animals are kicking up.
after the wave, an Oxfam/UK photo exhibit about the 2004 tsunami to hit South and South East Asia is now at the National Theatre in London. [via Shutterseek]
Top Knots, the annual photo contest for wedding photographers hosted by Photo District News has extended its deadline to February 24, 2006. Applications and more information can be found here. Check out the competition, here are the 2004 and 2005 winners.
Snaps Magazine is accepting submissions for its next themed issue, their 10th – Young Ones. Deadline is February 15, 2006. Winning is simply having your work published and seen by people from around the world.
JPG Magazine‘s next theme is Photography Is Not A Crime. Today was the deadline. Will wait and see what these images look like. Here are the past four issues of JPG: Issue 1, Issue 2, Issue 3 and Issue 4.
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