The Shutter Sisters “Picture Hope”

by Amy Sorokas /   The winning project, Picture Hope, from the Name Your Dream Assignment contest continues to form into the story Jen Lemen and Stephanie Roberts envisioned. In fact, they are journaling their experience as they work on it.   Each time I check back to their journal I am amazed at the…

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“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…

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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…

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Art Wolfe & Miss Aniela Part 2

by Jeff Greene /   Two weeks ago I wrote in an earlier post how we were quite fortunate to host photographer Natalie Dybisz (aka Miss Aniela) early last month for a series of photo events in Seattle and California .    During that time, she was invited by Microsoft Icons of Imaging Art Wolfe…

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Art Wolfe & Miss Aniela

  by Jeff Greene /   As I mentioned in earlier posts, we were quite fortunate to host photographer Natalie Dybisz (aka Miss Aniela) early last month for a series of photo events in Seattle and California .  During that time, she was invited by Microsoft Icon of Imaging Art Wolfe for a visit to…

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Matthew Jordan Smith – Video Tutorial: lighting

Videos on Lighting,  Getting Published, and  Knowing Your Tools   by Jeff Greene /   Microsoft Icons of Imaging Matthew Jordan Smith has just completed three short tutorial videos sharing his insights on beauty lighting, publishing your work, and how to get the most out of your equipment and software.    The videos are part…

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The Longest Day – Episode 2

by Jeff Greene /   The teams have 24 hours to create, film, and edit a video and  PSA for their respective charities. Viewers will vote next month on the final videos and the winners will be announced at WPPI 2009   In this episode, the teams brainstorm ideas, and debate creative concepts… without any…

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The Longest Day

24 Photographers, 24 Hours, 2 teams, 1 Winner   by Jeff Greene /   The premiere episode of  “The Longest Day”, an online reality TV show about professional photographers, is now online.       The premise is simple… bring 24 of the hottest professional photographers from around North America to Southern California, split them…

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"Shutterspeed" on Microsoft Channel 10

by Jeff Greene /   ShutterSpeed Episode 01   “Shutterspeed” is a new podcast produced by Microsoft Channel 10 that focuses on (pun intended) issues related to photography, cameras, and  digital imaging. In the premier episode, host Nic Fillingham moderates a panel of Microsoft imaging experts consisting of Tim Grey of the Rich Media Group,…

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