The X-Rite Newsstand for 11/2 – 11/8
by Jeff Lazell – November 5th, 2014
Welcome to the X-Rite Newsstand a weekly collection of links to great photography content around the web. Posted midweek. We hope this will help you be informed, be inspired, and get you over the mid week hump. Enjoy!
by Gannon Burgett
“Well known headshot photographer Peter Hurley has teamed up with respected psychologist Anna Rowley to develop a way for people to overcome their fear of being in front of a camera.” Read More at PetaPixel
Every year the city of Albuquerque host the largest hot air balloon event in the world, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Each morning begins very early as a group of 6-12 hot air balloons known as Dawn Patrol, ascent into the deep blue sky before sunrise. These skilled pilots test wind and weather conditions as other pilots and crew begin to lay out hundreds of balloons across the field.
by Andrew Griswold
“Go behind the scenes with one of the worlds top high-end retouchers, Pratik Naik, in this two part video as he walks us through his process of working with a model shot by David Geffin. Exploring the fine line between retoucher and photographer you can see his passion for what he does and the understanding it takes to capture the photographers vision perfectly.” Read More at Fstoppers
by Michael Hession
“There are many ways to learn about photography, not least of which are the vast depths of the internet, replete with tutorials and how-to videos. But getting past mere technical proficiency and learning valuable lessons about the art form isn’t as easy as a Google search. Luckily, there are those old things called books. The following are five of them whose insights can actually teach you how to be a better photographer, not just know what all the buttons do.” Read More at Reframe
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