Kodak’s New HD Line

Are you familiar with Oprah Winfrey’s “Favorite Things” show? Each year the talk show queen reveals the products she simply can’t live without and shares them with her audience. A few years ago she gave everyone in her studio audience a new Kodak digital camera. (Where was I?) After I got a look at the new items Kodak is releasing in time for the 2007 holiday season, I had to wonder if some lucky members in Oprah’s audience wouldn’t be walking away with one of them this year. Last month Kodak unveiled two new HD-enabled cameras–the Kodak EasyShare Z812 IS … Continue reading

This week in photography news

This week’s photography in the news is next. First, we have a story about the 18th annual Faces and Facets Photography competition in Panama City, Florida. The competition will run from August 11th through September 8th, and is open to professional and amateur photographers residing in the US. All types of black and white and color photography are accepted, including film and digital. For more information… For all of you baseball fans out there, here is a story about former Dodger pitcher, Jerry Reuss, and his love of the game of baseball. He recently toured Busch Stadium with a digital … Continue reading

Exposing the Truth About Film

Using high quality color, negative film and paper is important to preserve your photographs for decades to come. I know some scrapbookers probably don’t care, but I feel it is important to get this information out to those concerned with the longevity of their photographs. Unfortunately, what I have learned in my research is, not all films and papers are good. In fact, there seems to be a remarkable difference in the photographic film and paper industry. In 1992, Henry Wilhelm conducted independent tests for long-term durability, and published his results in The Permanence and Care of Color Photographs (1992). … Continue reading