August 18, 2014 Donald Scarinci

Every year, the website www.1X.com releases a yearbook of its best photos. This year 1X.com’s “Passion”, does not disappoint. 1x is one of the most exclusive photography communities on the Internet. Unlike Flickr or Instagram, it caters strictly to professional or semi-professional photographers. A team of curators selects the photos displayed in the site’s online galleries, as you would find in any New York gallery. At the end of each year, they select the best photos for inclusion in their yearbook. It contains 220 full size photographs, which feature stochastic printing and superior quality paper. The limited edition publication has…

March 19, 2012 Donald Scarinci 15565Comment

Peterson, Bryan, Understanding Exposure, Amphoto Books, Kindle Edition, 2010   REVIEW: Understanding Exposure, third edition, Amphoto Books, 2010, by Bryan Peterson The third edition of this 1990 classic by Bryan Peterson was the most important and influential photography book I’ve ever read and it is the first book that every new photographer should read. The 2010 edition of this book is actually a re-write of the original 1990 classic that adapts to the changes that have take place in technology. However, the concepts of the original 1990 classic and the clarity and simplicity in the way they are communicated remain…