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Lynne Eodice’s Online Photo Course- December

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Lynne Eodice, author of Photos That Inspire Photo Workshop, will be teaching another edition of her online course on photography basics entitled “How to Shoot Inspiring Images.” This four-week course will be available through BetterPhoto.com on December 8, 2010, so reserve your spot now!

Course Description:

This course is designed to teach the beginning photographer about the D-SLR and have fun doing it. We’ll begin by examining lens choices, ISO settings, and what the various camera buttons and dials mean. From there, we’ll move on to f-stops and shutter speeds, and how to utilize them for creative control. You’ll learn how to see the way the camera does, and utilize various rules of composition for best results. Then put it all together by shooting your favorite subjects. There will be tips and techniques throughout this course that will assist those new to D-SLR photography, and will help you create striking images. Click here for more information and to sign up.

Images © Lynne Eodice

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Dark Light: The Art of Blind Photographers

Trailer courtesy HBO Documentary Films

Last night HBO premiered the documentary film, Dark Light: The Art of Blind Photographers.  Directed by legendary Sports Illustrated and Time photographer Neil Leifer, the film seeks to “explore the creativity of innovative artists who transcend their physical limitations,” and spotlights three photographers—Pete Eckert, Henry Butler and Bruce Hall—who have taken up the art of photography for a variety of personal and creative reasons, despite their unique circumstances. The film also features interviews with well-known professional photographers, including: Harry Benson and David Burnett. For more information on the documentary, and to see the schedule of when you might be able to catch it again, click here.

(via Flavorwire)

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2010 National Geographic Photo Contest

The 2010 National Geographic Photo Contest is open through the end of the month, and if you haven’t heard of it or already entered, below more information from NatGeo. They are offering some big prizes and exposure to one talented photographer!

National Geographic is calling photographers from around the world to participate in their 2010 Photo Contest! The talented winner will have their picture published in worldwide editions of National Geographic renowned magazine, receiving incredible exposure and global recognition. They will also win a trip to Washington D.C. to participate in the annual National Geographic Seminar in January, as well as a cash prize of $10,000 (USD).

No matter what your skill level, all entries are accepted across three categories: People, Places, and Nature. Each entry has a fee of $15, but there is no limit on the number of entries per entrant. Before the conclusion of the contest, online photo galleries featuring top submissions in each category will be updated weekly for web users to vote on for the selection of the Viewer’s Choice winner. Users can also download wallpapers and complete jigsaw puzzles from featured entries.

The competition ends November Tuesday, November 30th. The Grand prize winner as well as the winners from each category are chosen by a panel of experts. The judges will announce the global grand-prize winner in December 2010.

Visit the official contest page for more information.

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Canon Launches “Why Do You Love Football?” Photo Contest

Canon has kicked off its “Why Do You Love Football?” amateur photo contest, which invites photographers to show Canon and the NFL why you love football. According to Canon, all you have to do to enter is “grab your camera and show us why YOU love youth football. Enter up to ten photos and your best shot could win you a trip to Super Bowl XLV and the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony!” For more information, and to enter, visit usa.canon.com/nfl. Good luck!

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DP Editor Lynne Eodice’s Online Photo Course- September

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Lynne Eodice, editor of Digital Photographer and author of Photos That Inspire Photo Workshop, will be teaching another edition of her online course on photography basics entitled “How to Shoot Inspiring Images.” This four-week course will be available through BetterPhoto.com on September 8, 2010, so reserve your spot now!

Course Description:

This course is designed to teach the beginning photographer about the D-SLR and have fun doing it. We’ll begin by examining lens choices, ISO settings, and what the various camera buttons and dials mean. From there, we’ll move on to f-stops and shutter speeds, and how to utilize them for creative control. You’ll learn how to see the way the camera does, and utilize various rules of composition for best results. Then put it all together by shooting your favorite subjects. There will be tips and techniques throughout this course that will assist those new to D-SLR photography, and will help you create striking images. Click here for more information and to sign up.

Images © Lynne Eodice

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