– taken at the D-Day Memorial in Virginia
In honor of the D-Day anniversary later this week, I wanted to pass along a couple of interesting finds I saw this week about the Photography that we often associate with the invasion and the days after.
First, is the
story behind Robert Capa’s amazing photos of the invasion on Omaha Beach, and how we almost never got to see any of them.
Peter Macdiarmid has some great “then and now” photos, of the D-Day invasion and the weeks that followed in France. It’s really cool to be able to look at the same location all this time later and compare it to what it looked like in the photos taken in 1944.
Check them out!
Just sharing a couple of interesting posts from elsewhere that resonated with me when I read them.
4 tips for More Interesting Travel Photos.
Then, some important
information about Histograms, an area some us tend to kind of forget about, but can be very helpful!
Go check them out and learn a thing or two!
10 Most Common Mistakes in Landscape Photography
Some good tips here! Hopefully I can keep them in mind when traveling and shooting!
I saw late last night that
Flickr had added an embed feature for sharing photos on the web. Let’s see how this works, shall we?
While I’m experimenting, I’ve also switched to the new Twenty-Fourteen theme from WordPress. I think I like it for the Photo blog, but maybe not for all of my blogs. What do you think?
Instagram turns itself into a photo messaging app | Ars Technica
This is a pretty natural progression for Instagram, but it also replicates something that could be done with Facebook or Flickr if you use groups and selective sharing. I guess it depends on where the connections you want to share with are socializing.
She’s sharing her own photos and insights from our recent vacation over on her own blog. You can tell from her
description of Valencia which one of us is more familiar with the travel industry. 😉
You can check out all of her posts as she gets them updated in the
Treasures of the Ancients category, that was Oceania’s name for the cruise.
The Path to Better Photography
Lots of good information in here
Pisgah National Forest or That One Weekend When It Didn’t Rain
My wife’s photos from our drive up to Brevard, NC and a few of her tips about visiting the park, because you just can’t take the travel planner out of her.
Top 8 Basic Things You Should Understand About Photography
Good beginner tips, and reminders for those of us who tend to forget the basics in our busy lives!
8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make
Some good pointers here to keep in mind, though I have to admit that when I travel I don’t typically have a tripod and level with me!