It’s A Photographic Journey of Historical Significance

The Library of Congress and The Official Whitehouse Photostream by Amy Sorokas /   The trend of making photographs easily accessible and available for anyone to view at any time online is great thing for institutions with a plethora of images of historical significance.   There are two great examples of this trend on Flickr…


“Women Empowered” New Website and Mini-Documentaries by Phil Borges

Borges Works with CARE to Raise Awareness By Amy Sorokas /   Phil Borges, Microsoft Icon of Imaging, has a new website, Women Empowered, built in conjunction with liveBooks to showcase short documentaries Borges created for the organization CARE. The mini-documentaries highlight empowered woman and girls in the developing world: Learning to Lead portrays the…


Video Capture on My (Next) D-SLR

  The Nikon D-Movie Screening Room by Amy Sorokas /   I recently had fun playing with both the Nikon D5000 and the Canon EOS Rebel T1i, the new D-SLR’s with video capture. They were only on loan, so I have yet to make the plunge and buy one of them for my own camera…


Interesting Ways to Personalize a Book and Be Part of History

The Obama Time Capsule by Amy Sorokas /   Recently, the cards aligned for Rick Smolan and he was able realize a vision to create a book about the journey of Barack Obama to the presidency of the United States with personalization of the book for each and every purchaser. This type of customization is…


The Shutter Sisters Prepare for the Launch of Picture Hope

  by Amy Sorokas /   The winners of Name Your Dream Assignment are getting ready to embark on the next phase of their incredible project, Picture Hope. Jen Lemen is currently in Rwanda scouting the stories that the Shutter Sisters will attempt to capture and share when she and Stephanie Roberts begin the project…


Introducing the Monthly Theme Assignment – July is “Places”

by Amy Sorokas /   Inspired by all the great photographers, images and videos I encounter every day, it is time to share some of that inspiration. In an attempt to get those creative juices flowing and make you pick up your camera and go shooting, it is time to launch the Monthly Theme Assignment….