Archive for the ‘Videos’ Category

John Woodward Discussing Child Portraits, Mamiya DL28, and the Leaf Aptus-II 6 Digital Back

April 29, 2009

© John Woodward Photography

John Woodward shares his wisdom while

shooting with the Mamiya DL28 and

Leaf Aptus-II 6 camera back

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Scott & Sneakers: Product Photography 101

April 20, 2009

An Unlikely Weapon: The Eddie Adams Story

April 10, 2009

Journalist suspended for refusing to use video

April 7, 2009

camcorderA journalist at Newsquest’s Herald and Times group has been suspended after he refused to take a video camera on a job.

The Glasgow journalist was suspended last week and has not returned to work, although he has since been ill.

The National Union of Journalists said the decision was “shocking” and “a complete over-reaction”.

Paul Holleran, the union’s national organiser in Scotland, told Press Gazette: “He was approached to take a video camera on a story. He didn’t have any technical training or health and safety training.

“He refused and was immediately suspended. We don’t have a problem with using videos, so long as people are appropriately trained.

“There’s no logic attached to their decision, that’s why it’s so shocking. I just hope it’s not victimisation. It just seems a complete over-reaction.”

Journalists at the group – which includes Glasgow’s Evening Times, The Herald and Sunday Herald – now work one combined “hub” for all the titles.

In December, Newsquest announced most of its 250-strong editorial team would have to re-apply for their jobs, with 40 fewer posts in the merged newsroom.

In total, 51 applied for voluntary redundancy, but only 40 were accepted – 24 at The Herald, six at The Sunday Herald, five at the Evening Times, and five in digital – leaving 11 staying when they wanted to leave.

Holleran told MPs in the Scottish Affairs Committee this week that some journalists in Scotland “were not coping” with the cutbacks.

The group editor-in-chief, Donald Martin, had not responded to a request for comment at time of publication.


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Scott and Sneakers Talk About DSLR Sensor Cleaning

March 10, 2009

Scott and Sneakers Show Us How to Clean the Sensor of Our Digital SLR

Shoot & Sweat With The NJ Nets

March 10, 2009

Unique University is proud to present Shoow & Sweat with the NJ Nets! Participants will arrive 2.5 hours before game time (5:00pm) at the box office of the Izod Center on the day of one of the game you select from a choice of six games. The photography instructional session will take place in the High Point Solution Business Center, a brand new area in the Izod Center. Topics covered in the 30-minute class include: equipment, camera set-up, exposure, composition and shooting strategies.

After the class, participants will be lead to the court where they will have the opportunity to shoot the players directly on the court. After the players go to the locker room to get ready for the game, participants will receive complimentary food and drink in one of our courtside lounges. The $300 deluxe package includes 2 premium game tickets for both you and a guest (guest ticket does not include Unique University class or shooting session). Additionally we recommend that you visit the Unique Photo Superstore well in advance of your class date and have one of our instructors check your photography equipment.

We want to make sure you have the right equipment, in the right working condition to get the shots you want. There will be no refunds if your equipment does not work properly or is inadequate to capture high quality images. Finally, all class participants will be automatically entered in a contest to win a Nets VIP Experience! Including · 2 Courtside Tickets · Dinner for 2 in the Winners Club · Marquis Halftime Passes and More!

Scott and Sneakers Talk About Removing Cross Threaded Filters

March 10, 2009

Scott and Sneakers talk about removing cross threaded filters.