Software Cinema Blog http://www.software-cinema.com/blog Software Cinema Blog en-us Copyright: (C) Software Cinema http://www.software-cinema.com/blog Photoshop CS6 Seminar Tour Route CS6 tour with Colin Smith http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/1/photo-events/78/photoshop-cs6-seminar-tour-route-cs6-tour-with-colin-smith http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/1/photo-events/78/photoshop-cs6-seminar-tour-route-cs6-tour-with-colin-smith Sun, 01 Jul 12 16:32:19 -0700 A Fresh Look for Debutante Portraits - Inspiration From Russian Fashion Photographers http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/5/photo-extras/77/a-fresh-look-for-debutante-portraits-inspiration-from-russian-fashion-photographers <strong><span class="org">The rise of "celebutante" culture</span> - the fascination with the glitzy Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton world,</strong> has today's 16 to 21 year old debutante wanting to record for prosperity her own great-moment-in-time beauty http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/5/photo-extras/77/a-fresh-look-for-debutante-portraits-inspiration-from-russian-fashion-photographers Mon, 30 Nov 09 16:12:58 -0800 Collector has Over 20,000 Vintage Kodachrome Slides - is that Uncle Bob? http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/5/photo-extras/76/collector-has-over-20000-vintage-kodachrome-slides-is-that-uncle-bob <strong><span class="org">Americana the Beautiful:</span> Mid-Century Culture in Kodachrome, by Charles Phoenix</strong> is a combination of retro-kitsch humor and a sentimental look at the past; the 50's and 60's viewed through the forgotten Kodachrome slides of the American people. http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/5/photo-extras/76/collector-has-over-20000-vintage-kodachrome-slides-is-that-uncle-bob Mon, 23 Nov 09 10:59:54 -0800 Profile of an Unusual Photographer - Cindy Sherman http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/5/photo-extras/75/profile-of-an-unusual-photographer-cindy-sherman <strong><span class="org">Cindy Sherman does not want you to know what she thinks.</span> For this reason she does not title her own photographs.</strong> Sherman wants the viewer to write their own narrative, and thereby engage with the often macabre, challenging and disturbing images she creates. http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/5/photo-extras/75/profile-of-an-unusual-photographer-cindy-sherman Wed, 18 Nov 09 13:35:58 -0800 Photographers Give Back to the Community Dec 12th Help-Portrait Day Worldwide http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/3/photo-news/74/photographers-give-back-to-the-community-dec-12th-help-portrait-day-worldwide <strong><span class="org">Photographer Jeremy Cowart has organized this fantastic effort,</span> Help-Portrait, to provide needy families around the world with a holiday portrait.</strong> Photographers are coming together to donate their expertise, time and equipment http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/3/photo-news/74/photographers-give-back-to-the-community-dec-12th-help-portrait-day-worldwide Mon, 16 Nov 09 13:04:48 -0800 A Bygone Camera Records A Disappearing World: Photographer Clyde Butcher Uses Large Format in Florida Swamplands http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/5/photo-extras/73/a-bygone-camera-records-a-disappearing-world-photographer-clyde-butcher-uses-large-format-in-florida-swamplands <strong><span class="org">From Ochopee, Florida comes Clyde Butcher,</span> the award-winning black and white photographer</strong> who thinks nothing of wading into the mosquito ridden, snake and alligator filled swamps and mangroves of Florida&#146;s wetlands with a large format camera strapped to his back. http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/5/photo-extras/73/a-bygone-camera-records-a-disappearing-world-photographer-clyde-butcher-uses-large-format-in-florida-swamplands Tue, 10 Nov 09 09:41:38 -0800 More Corporate Thievery, This Time Toyota and Saatchi - Don't They Get The Photographer Needs To Be PAID? http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/3/photo-news/72/more-corporate-thievery-this-time-toyota-and-saatchi-dont-they-get-the-photographer-needs-to-be-paid <strong><span class="org">Toyota steps up as the next giant corporation</span> willing to steal other people's creativity for their own gain.</strong> The issue at hand is obvious: Why do marketing and design departments (or anyone else) working with a corporation think it is okay to use a piece of work in their advertising http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/3/photo-news/72/more-corporate-thievery-this-time-toyota-and-saatchi-dont-they-get-the-photographer-needs-to-be-paid Sat, 07 Nov 09 19:31:40 -0800 Tell Your Computer "That's too blue" and Bam, Less Blue! - Xerox Invents "NATURAL LANGUAGE COLOR" interface. http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/4/photo-software/71/tell-your-computer-thats-too-blue-and-bam-less-blue-xerox-invents-natural-language-color-interface <span class="org"><strong>Can a human description of color</strong></span><strong> translate to a computer?</strong> Can you say "That flower is a smidge too red" and expect the computer to correct it, knowing what a smidge is? How do we humans know what a smidge is? According to the scientists at Xerox http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/4/photo-software/71/tell-your-computer-thats-too-blue-and-bam-less-blue-xerox-invents-natural-language-color-interface Wed, 04 Nov 09 17:16:09 -0800 Way Too Skinny - German Mag Brigitte Won't Hire Skin and Bones Models Anymore http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/3/photo-news/70/way-too-skinny-german-mag-brigitte-wont-hire-skin-and-bones-models-anymore <strong><span class="org">Thin isn't in anymore</span> at German Fashion Magazine Brigitte.</strong> Germany's most popular women's magazine announced it is banning professional models from its pages in favor of "real women" in an attempt to combat an unhealthy standard of rail-thin beauty that it says has left its readers feeling disconnected http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/3/photo-news/70/way-too-skinny-german-mag-brigitte-wont-hire-skin-and-bones-models-anymore Thu, 29 Oct 09 17:46:41 -0700 Upcoming Events Calendar 2009-2010 http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/1/photo-events/69/upcoming-events-calendar-2009-2010 <strong><span class="org">Here's some upcoming events</span> that got our attention.<br /> <br /> Oct. 31 End of the <a href="ngm.nationalgeographic.com/photo-contest/photo-contest" target="_blank">National Geographic International Photography Contest</a><br /> <br /> Nov. 4 to Nov. 6 Edge of the Web Conference 2009 Australia, UWA Club, <span class="org">Perth</span>, WA, AU http://www.software-cinema.com/blog/1/photo-events/69/upcoming-events-calendar-2009-2010 Wed, 28 Oct 09 00:00:00 -0700