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Understanding Your Camera’s Hyperfocal Distance
Focusing your camera at the hyperfocal distance ensures maximum sharpness from half this distance all the way to infinity. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  launch  center  photo 
june 2015
Happy Birthday, Mr. Eggleston - The New Yorker
William Eggleston has made an indelible contribution to photography as we know it. His mastery of light and color, his astute perception of American life and its commonplaces, and his consummate technical execution have created decades of visual poetry, potent and unmatched. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  photo  photography 
june 2015
‘The gun was loaded’: photographers on the shots that changed their lives | Art and design | The Guardian
Room 17, Riviera Hotel, San Francisco, CaliforniaThis was in 1987. A bunch of kids were camped out in the Riviera Hotel – boy hustlers and their sugar daddy. One boy, Tank, showed us his gun. “It’s not loaded,” he said. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  photo 
june 2015
Finding Balance in Life and Photography
In the past couple of months, I’ve found it difficult to make the photographs I want to make. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  launch  center  photo 
may 2015
California's drought grows more dire by the day - The Globe and Mail
An angry farmer hurt by the recent drought has erected protest signs in his dead orchard near Fresno, Calif. The drought will cost billions in agriculture loses for the state, which is the countries largest producer of fruit and vegetables. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  photo 
may 2015
99Freelas
Contrate Freelancers & Encontre Trabalho Online
work  freelance  freelancing  jobs 
october 2014
PROFILE
Nick Georghiou has worked as a photographer in London since completing an MA at the Royal College of Art in 1986.
photography  photographers  art  inspiration  portfolios 
july 2014
Fliqlo
Flip Clock Screensaver
screensaver  osx  mac  software  utilities 
july 2014
f.lux: software to make your life better
f.lux fixes this: it makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day.
osx  software  display  health  app 
may 2014
Photoshelter publish service for Adobe Lightroom | Photoshelter publish service
Simplify the process of uploading your photos from Adobe Lightroom to your Photoshelter Archive. Manage your archive directly from Lightroom, by creating your archive folder structure and publishing directly to them. All without leaving Lightroom. Version 4.0 of the publish service plugin is available. Compatible with the "new" Photoshelter
lightroom  workflow  software  plugins  photo  shelter  photography 
march 2014
The First World War | The National Archives
We hold the official UK government records of the First World War, including a vast collection of letters, diaries, maps and photographs.

We will be marking the centenary of the war with an extensive programme, spanning a five-year period between 2014 and 2019.

If you want to explore our First World War records and are new to researching at The National Archives, you can start your research here or chat to one of our reader advisors online.
war  war-photography  history  archives  photography 
march 2014
Apple Account Switcher | Packal
Switch between Apple accounts in iTunes, App Store and iBooks (using Keychain)
mac  alfred  alfredapp  itunes  addons 
february 2014
Robert Adams: the photographer who roved the prairies for 45 years | Art and design | theguardian.com
For decades, Adams has been capturing the heartland of the US, its prairies, skies and rivers, its creeping suburbs and its shopping malls. A retrospective in Paris brings his best work together
IFTTT  Pocket  art  article  photo  photography  photographers 
february 2014
Comrade Cartier-Bresson: the great photographer revealed as a communist | Art and design | theguardian.com
A comprehensive new exhibition at the Pompidou Centre in Paris shows off the street photographer's little-known surrealist shots – and reveals his radical politics
IFTTT  Pocket  art  article  photo  photography  photographers  politics 
february 2014
Um ecossistema político-empresarial
Esta é uma vi­su­a­li­zação in­te­ra­tiva das re­la­ções de mem­bros de Go­vernos de Por­tugal com em­presas e grupos para o pe­ríodo de 1975 a 2013. O tempo da vi­su­a­li­zação não re­pre­senta uma es­cala cro­no­ló­gica—em vez disso pre­feriu-se re­pre­sentar todos os po­lí­ticos e em­presas ao mesmo tempo para des­tacar o trân­sito fre­né­tico de po­lí­ticos por entre em­presas.
O uni­verso dos dados é abor­dado como um ecos­sis­tema—um con­junto de re­la­ções de in­ter­de­pen­dên­cias que são re­gu­ladas por con­di­ções fí­sicas, em que cada po­lí­tico tem uma sequência de em­presas para vi­sitar, per­se­guindo-as e sal­tando entre elas para re­co­meçar a sequência de cada vez que a com­pleta.
portugal  politics  economy  data  visualization  infographics  information 
december 2013
Quantum Wave Theory | A Model of Unity in Nature
All things in the universe generate patterns of energy resulting from their motion.

Quantum Wave Theory is a model of nature that grew in response to several questions: What, exactly, is gravity? How are charge and gravity related? What gives rise to the fundamental unit of energy? And especially, what is space?

Our attempt to answer these questions evolved into conversations that continued for more than a decade. Quantum Wave Theory is an artwork, a prose poem, that is the result of that collaboration. The theory attempts to unify energy, mass, and force as manifestations of a single entity. We refer to that entity as space.  (-Amy Robinson and John Holland)
science  scientific  space  paper 
december 2013
node.js
Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
programming  computing  geek  server  framework 
december 2013
www.nytimes.com
Utterly terrific piece of investigation and storytelling by Fred Vogelstein of how the iPhone came to be - and how the demonstration by Jobs was a white-knuckle ride for the inventors. An extract:

“I understood how it could be done,” [Tony] Fadell says. “But it’s one thing to think that,
ifttt  apple  iphone  article  technology  via:guardiantech  from delicious
october 2013
And then Steve said, ‘let there be an iPhone’ >> NYTimes.com
Utterly terrific piece of investigation and storytelling by Fred Vogelstein of how the iPhone came to be - and how the demonstration by Jobs was a white-knuckle ride for the inventors. An extract:
“I understood how it could be done,” [Tony] Fadell says. “But it’s one thing to think that, and another to take a room full of special, one-off gear and make a million phone-size versions of that in a cost-effective, reliable manner.” The to-do list was exhausting just to think about. “You had to go to LCD vendors who knew how to embed technology like this in glass; you had to find time on their line; and then you had to come up with compensation and calibrating algorithms to keep the pixel electronics from generating all kinds of noise in the touch-screen” — which sat on top of the LCD. “It was a whole project just to make the touch-screen device. We tried two or three ways of actually making the touch-screen until we could make one in enough volume that would work.”<p>

Shrinking OS X and building a multitouch screen, while innovative and difficult, were at least within the skills Apple had already mastered as a corporation. No one was better equipped to rethink OS X’s design. Apple knew LCD manufacturers because it put an LCD in every laptop and iPod. Mobile-phone physics was an entirely new field, however, and it took those working on the iPhone into 2006 to realize how little they knew.

Save some time and read it all.
apple  iphone  article  technology  via:guardiantech 
october 2013
Shiori
Shiori is a Pinboard and Delicious OS X client that allows you to find and add bookmarks.
mac  osx  pinboard  bookmarking  apps 
august 2013
scottcheng/save2drive · GitHub
A Chrome extension to let you save link, image, audio and video to Google Drive.
chrome  google  drive  extensions  webtools 
july 2013
The Go Programming Language
Go is an open source programming environment that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software.
computing  geek  opensource  programming  os 
june 2013
Reminder Plumbing
Mix this with [nvremind](http://brettterpstra.com/2013/06/01/nvremind-automatic-reminders-for-nvalt/) and you get a very roundabout-but-automated way to put nvALT notes into OmniFocus as tasks.
mac  apps  osx  omnifocus  nvalt  reminders  via:ttscoff 
june 2013
ttscoff/nvremind · GitHub
A scheduled background task to scan nvALT notes for @reminder() tags and trigger notifications based on dates.
mac  osx  apps  hacks  howto  scripting  scripts 
june 2013
Red Pen
Red Pen lets you upload your design, share a short URL, and get live, annotated feedback super-fast. It remembers you— there's no logging in, no project management, no bullshit.
design  webdesign  collaboration  via:ttscoff 
june 2013
Install Node on OS X using Homebrew | Houndstooth 2012
I am a big fan of Homebrew and I try to install all of my packages through Homebrew so that I can run updates, checks and installs all using the same commands and directories. I recently started using Node.js quite a big for build systems and also a little bit for server experimentation. One of the things I noticed is that Node isn’t quite as simple to install with Homebrew as most everything else is. There are a few extra steps you must take to get it going correctly, so I thought I would do a brief install tutorial to help anyone out who ran into the same issue.
osx  mac  software  unix  homebrew  nodejs  tutorials 
may 2013
Homebrew — MacPorts driving you to drink? Try Homebrew!
The missing package manager for OS X. Homebrew installs the stuff you need that Apple didn’t.
osx  mac  geek  resources  unix  nodejs 
may 2013
Travel photography tip: Understanding ISO | Matador Network
But with DSLRs you have a slew of numbers staring at you when you open your ISO options, starting usually at ISO 100 (though some cameras have ISO 50) and going as high as ISO 12000 (more with full-frame / professional-grade cameras). Just five years ago, ISO 800 was considered aggressive. Today, Canon’s 5d Mark III can attain great results at ISO 6400, and even “expand” to reach ISO 25000. So what will you choose? And why?
photography  article  travel  reference  techniques  tips 
may 2013
Getting personal: A Dutch online news platform wants you to subscribe to individual journalists » Nieman Journalism Lab
De Nieuwe Pers is betting there’s a business model to be built on the connection between an individual journalist and an individual reader.
media  press  journalism  web2.0  journalism2.0  business  newspapers  publishing 
may 2013
OFF THE RECORD | Journalists tell personal stories about the crazy s#@t that happens to them
Sometimes they go so deep into a story they lose track of where the story ends and where their private life begins. In OFF THE RECORD, journalists tell personal stories about the crazy s#@t that happens to them on—and off—the job. We want to pull back the curtain on the strange humans who do this kind of work—because they are, after all, humans. They make silly mistakes, they risk their lives, they have private feelings and fears, they crack under pressure. It’ll be interesting to see what we find back there in the dark.
media  journalism  journalists  storytelling  multimedia 
may 2013
Subtitles · Automatically download subtitles for your movies and tv shows
Automatically download subtitles for your movies and tv shows
mac  apps  movies  geek  torrents 
may 2013
SFMOMA | About Us | Research + Projects | Is Photography Over?
This page archives the conversation begun in the Is Photography Over? symposium. It includes video of the entire program, complete, unedited transcripts of the proceedings, and the original position statements submitted by the participants in advance of the symposium.
photography  media  reference  research  knowledge 
may 2013
Draft. Write Better.
An online writing tool that you have to try. Version control and collaboration with full diff views, Markdown, publishing, tweeting (with stats), and export to local files, Dropbox, Google Drive, Evernote, Box, even an FTP server. Also, word count, reading level scores, image upload and linking, notes and comments, all in a plain text editor that's beautiful to look at. I have to list all of this because [the dev](https://twitter.com/natekontny) isn't documenting it nearly as fast as he's adding cool stuff!
Markdown  webtools  apps  writing  productivity  via:ttscoff 
april 2013
Add a clone partition to your backup drive | TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Inspired by the conversation, I wanted to create a clone-sized partition to mirror my SSD. I had an extra external drive on my desk but, like most, it already had some important data on it. In this video I will show you how to add a partition to an existing drive so it can be repurposed to make a clone of your boot drive.
article  howto  mac  geek  storage  backup 
april 2013
Photojournalists Move To Instagram, From Syria to Sandy | American Photo
To navigate breakneck news cycles and global social media platforms, savvy pro photographers (and their editors) have a new favorite tool: the smartphone. We spoke to several mobile-friendly photojouranlists to find out how and why Instagram is becoming an ever-bigger part of their work.
article  photography  photographers  photojournalism  iphoneography 
april 2013
The Future of Freelancing: Redefining Journalism. Reinventing Yourself.
120 successful freelancers and 50 top editors, agents and experts met at Stanford for two days to talk about the changing market for great writing. The results: A thought-provoking new collection of knowledge about the economics of writing, the increasingly vital role of the independent journalist, the impact of technology on publications, and the future of storytelling.
work  freelance  freelancing  resources  reference  guide  knowledge 
april 2013
The Future of Freelancing: The Science (Not Art) of the Magazine Pitch
Journalism Professor Jennifer Kahn shares secrets of successfully pitching national magazines
article  reference  freelancing  tips 
april 2013
Slide Show: Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive : The New Yorker
“Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive,” is a three-part exhibition of photographs from the Walther Collection, curated by the South African scholar Tamar Garb, with works that range from late-nineteenth-century photographs from southern Africa to pictures by present-day African and African-American artists. The final installment of the series, “Poetics and Politics,” is currently on view at the Walther Project Space, in Chelsea.
photography  africa  history 
march 2013
Karl reMarks: It’s ever so simple: a tribal map of the Middle East
The most dominant theory describes the Middle East as an area of ancient and timeless tribal rivalries that keep it locked into conflict and ensures its receives more than its fair share of news coverage. So who are these tribes and what makes them tick? Here’s a handy list
article  reference  society  religion  geography 
march 2013
Geomicons
256 vector icons (AI & EPS formats)
Built on a 16 x 16 grid. Designed for reversed color applications
vector  webdesign  icons  design  resources 
march 2013
Standing Crowd Density | Prof. Dr. G. Keith Still FIMA FICPEM
Crowd Density (the number of people per square metre) for a standing and a moving crowd is different. To understand the efficiency and rates of fill for places of public assembly you need to be able to differentiate between the standing crowd density and the moving crowd density. The diagrams below illustrate the standing density in people per square metre.
science  news  information  infographics 
march 2013
REINVENTING SOCIETY IN THE WAKE OF BIG DATA | Edge.org
With Big Data we can now begin to actually look at the details of social interaction and how those play out, and are no longer limited to averages like market indices or election results. This is an astounding change. The ability to see the details of the market, of political revolutions, and to be able to predict and control them is definitely a case of Promethean fire—it could be used for good or for ill, and so Big data brings us to interesting times. We're going to end up reinventing what it means to have a human society.
article  data  social  science  scientific  geek 
february 2013
christopherdwhite/iosWorkflows · GitHub
It seems like we've recently been seeing a ton of new ideas, clever tricks and tools for making users who are willing to dive into the deep-end more productive on our iOS devices through automation, seamless app communication and some really great shortcuts. This is a collection of bookmarklets, scripts and custom URL scheme actions that help bridge apps and manipulate the data you can send between them.
automation  bookmarklet  workflow  iOS  productivity 
february 2013
Some Random Dude — Iconic Icon Set – 171 icons in raster, vector and font formats
Iconic is an open source icon set consisting of 171 marks in raster, vector and font formats.

Iconic aims to be the most forward-thinking icon set around based on its support of forward facing display/deployment methods. Icons should not just be clear and attractive, they should be easy and flexible to work with.
icons  vector  free  design  interface  webdev  webdesign  resources 
february 2013
Paparazzi!
Paparazzi! is a small utility for Mac OS X that makes screenshots of webpages. It’s written in Objective-C using the Cocoa API and the WebKit framework. It was inspired by webkit2png, a commandline tool written by Paul Hammond in pyObjC.
mac  osx  software  tools  screenshots  apps 
february 2013
SimplicityBliss
OmniGroup's task management application OmniFocus, based on the Getting Things Done (GTD) methodology of David Allen, has grown to one of the main topics of my blog. Since 2009 I have been collecting and writing about tips and tricks that help putting OmniFocus to work whether you are just starting with it or are looking for ways to improve your current setup or workflow.

The collection of the most popular and essential OmniFocus posts below will hopefully help you to navigate the site a bit better if you are looking for help with your productivity setup. You can find all my OmniFocus posts by browsing the OmniFocus tag.
productivity  gtd  tips  applescript  apps  mac 
february 2013
High Performance Networking in Google Chrome - igvita.com
The following is a draft chapter for the upcoming "The Performance of Open Source Applications" (POSA), a sequel to The Architecture of Open Source Applications. POSA is a collection of essays about performance optimization, designing for performance, managing performance as part of a development process, and more. The book will be published in Spring 2013 under a Creative Commons license with royalties going to Amnesty International.
tech  web  internet  books  geek  browser  chrome  performance 
january 2013
Exporting Images With Usuable Names From Evernote — pxldot
The Evernote Image Extractor allows you to select any subset of your Evernote notebooks and a destination folder and will proceed to export every image attached to notes in those notebooks. Images are named using the name of their containing note (with a procedure to ensure that no two images have the same name and overwrite one another), and the images from each notebook are exported as separate folders. While Pixa doesn't have Applescript support, it does have an excellent Live Folder feature that makes it easy to get the exported Evernote images into your Pixa library.
scripts  export  backup  evernote  images  howto  automation 
january 2013
WikiCancel
WikiCancel is the most current subscription, contract, and account cancellation guide. This Wiki lists the steps to delete your online accounts, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, cancel contracts with companies, such as Sprint, Comcast, and LA Fitness, and unsubscribe from emails from sites like Groupon and LivingSocial. Check out the Help page to see how you can edit any page right now, or the Project page for more information about WikiCancel and getting involved. You can use the search box to find companies, and if you do not find a company you can create the page for it!
wiki  howto  guides  internet  webservices 
january 2013
WeeNudge | Teach your clients about the mysteries of the web
Trying to convince a client not to squeeze everything above the fold? Is your whitespace filling up fast? We've collected a variety of articles on some sticky web subjects that might just help you make your point. Send your client to one of our topic pages for a quick intro, some links and a wee nudge in the right direction.
design  webdesign  internet  articles  lists  developer 
january 2013
Adding Pinboard as a custom search query to Alfred
This makes it super useful when you want to search your Pinboard bookmarks!
alfred  pinboard  search  apps  tips  howto  bookmarks  productivity 
january 2013
Daniel Everett
website of photographer Daniel Everett. creative fine art
photography  inspiration  art  portfolios  photographers  usa 
january 2013
Pinboard plus Alfred – Tim Bueno’s Magical Blog
A couple months back1 I quickly threw together an Applescript that allowed easy submission of links to Pinboard (my favorite bookmarking utility) from the convenience of Alfred (the do-pretty-much-everything app launcher). If you use both and ALSO happen to use Google Chrome on a computer that runs Apple’s OS X, you will love the convenience. A long shot, I know.
alfred  apps  pinboard  scripts  applescript  bookmarks  via:fooqri 
january 2013
Code Highlighting and Marked Preview Styles in nvALT - Chris Schmitz
instructions on how to change Markdown preview in nvALT.

Everyone loves nvALT, but the markdown preview you get out of the box isn’t anything special. Although there are some instructions on customizing the markdown preview in nvALT, he doesn’t go into specifics about where to find new styles or exactly how to import them.
code  css  markdown  apps  hacks  howto  text 
january 2013
Photobox – CSS3 jQuery image gallery – dropthebit
Responsive CSS3/jQuery image gallery and lightbox. This is gorgeous.

A lightweight image gallery modal window script which uses only CSS3 for silky-smooth animations and transitions. The goal was to great an image gallery script that utilizes GPU rending instead is the 90% scripts out there which are using javascript to move things around the old fashioned way.

Supports: Firefox, Chrome and IE8+
lightbox  image  gallery  jquery  webdesign  via:ttscoff 
january 2013
Mac - Evernote Developers
The Evernote AppleScript Dictionary provides access to notebooks, tags, notes and a subset of their properties.

For a full description of each command and its syntax, view the Evernote AppleScript dictionary in Apple's Script Editor application. The Script Editor can be found in /Applications/AppleScript/Script/Editor.app. To open the Evernote dictionary, choose "File > Open Dictionary..." and then select Evernote from the displayed list of applications.
mac  osx  evernote  applescript  scripting  library 
january 2013
Welcome to web.py! (web.py)
web.py is a web framework for Python that is as simple as it is powerful. web.py is in the public domain; you can use it for whatever purpose with absolutely no restrictions.
programming  python  web  webdev  framework 
january 2013
Searching Email with Alfred - David Ferguson
Here are the two filter extensions for searching Mail and Outlook. These should allow you to search your client of choice by subject, author name, author email, or within the content.
alfred  email  macosx  apps  search  mail.app 
january 2013
Alfred Tasks - David Ferguson
Alfred Tasks is a simple task/todo manager for Alfred. All interaction is handled with Alfred and Growl. Growl is required for this extension. You can create tasks and groups, set default task groups, remove tasks, etc, all right from the keyboard.
macosx  apps  alfred  extensions  todo  tasks 
january 2013
dirtyharrry.com
Born in Heraklion of Crete and raised in Rethymnon,I studied architecture in Thessaloniki and the last years i live and work as an architect in Rethymnon.
Photography is for me a way to observe the world and write down my thoughts.

The more i shoot , the more i realize what i want from photography and at the same time the more i get confused about what i want ...
photography  photographers  contemporary  art  europe  european  portfolios 
january 2013
15 Automator and AppleScripts You Can’t Live Without | Mac|Life
Sure, these things may sound like something out of an episode of The Jetsons, but with today’s Macs, not only is automating repetitive tasks readily available, but it’s also easy to do. That’s why we would like to present you with 15 Automator and AppleScripts that you can’t live without.


Because we have over 15 different Automator workflows and AppleScripts that we will be presenting to you, we have also made the project files available as a download from our website by clicking here. If you get stuck at any point, or simply don’t feel like building out the projects, refer to these fully completed workflow and script files.
macosx  apple  applescript  scripts  scripting  lists  guides  automation  automator 
january 2013
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