Around the Adoramasphere
On the Gear Guides and Reviews Blog, Jason Schneider tests the Nikon D7000 to see if the much-lauded prosumer DSLR lives up to the hype; and Mark Wallace reviews the Flashpoint Battery Grips for the Canon 7D and Nikon D80 and D90.
On Tech Tock, Mason Resnick publishes his favorite photographs from Adorama’s recent low-light invitational; and Sarah Lehberger described her experience at the Inspire Boston networking event, which was focused on offering a positive alternative to the doom-and-gloom vibe at many recent photo conferences she attended.
On this blog, Through The Looking Glass, we broke the story of the first monographed photobook for iPad from Magnum photographer Christopher Anderson, with a full interview with Anderson on the significance of this for the future of photobooks; we highlight the upcoming Emerge Face2Face Portfolio Review from NYCFotoWorks, which connects top photo editors, art buyers and galleries with pro and emerging photographers; and we cover the week’s photo and video events.
On the Techniques and How-Tos blog, Mark explains how to use the autofocus points to your advantage; Mason Resnick has an excellent summary of great stabilizing tricks when handholding your camera; Mark interviews Advertising and Celebrity Portrait photographer John Keatley; and Mark reviews The Photographer’s Ephemeris for iPad, a powerful app that helps you plan your location shooting, by giving you exact data on the positioning of the sun and moon at a specific time and location.