Different Copyrights to Consider for Your Photography

I haven’t heard of all of these, so I expect some will be news to other photographers too. This matters especially when you are selling your photographs. If you are writing out something about the rights people have with your photos, these would be good terms to know.

Photos have copyrights assigned to them and you need to make sure you’re following the laws.

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Digital Camera: Zoom, Focus, Pixels and Batteries

Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ3I take photos of buildings, abandoned sites and the odd wild flowers in the landscape. Sometimes I get talked into family photos too. I don’t mind family photos but they always require more uploading via email, Facebook and other places so family can share them. It’s odd how the personal stuff takes up more time than the photos I really love to take.… Read the rest

Favourite Photography Quotes

From the Boing Boing forum on Flickr come these photography quotations picked by forum readers:

“Photography…it’s the easiest medium in which to be competent. Anybody with a point-and-shoot camera can take a competent picture. But it’s the hardest medium in which to have, to express, some kind of personal vision. Because there is no touch, there is no hand, there is no physicality.… Read the rest

Little People – a tiny street art project

http://little-people.blogspot.com/ – Original link.

The new link is Slinkachu. Abandoning miniatures since 2006.

From first seeing this idea for photographing miniature people in difficult or dangerous situations, living in the big world, I wanted to try it myself. I did for awhile. But, I didn’t get the miniatures, as small as these. I used recycled dolls from the thrift stores.… Read the rest

Demanding for their Size

I created a new Flickr group, Living Dolls.

About Living Dolls

Little dolls (or Barbie doll sized) bought at thrift stores or other second hand places. There are an endless supply of unwanted dollies, cheap. Buy those which appeal to you and seem fixable. Clean them up, make them new clothes if you can and when you have photographed them all you wish to find them a new home.

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Writers Getting Outside the Box

Every writer should have at least one other art form. We need to work with something outside of our comfort zone with words. Not only is this a great way to deal with writing stress, blocks or rejection but you make your brain work in different ways, bringing out fresh vision and inventiveness.

I like ASCII art (typed pictures) and sewing (quilting and embroidery).… Read the rest