Archive: October, 2010

Cool new frog species

Posted on 10/21/10 by Tim No Comments
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For consistent readers of any number of scientific journal publications you’ll frequently come across a new frog species description. There’s almost 6000 described species of frogs. Estimates are that about half of them are suffering some sort of decline while many species have recently gone extinct. Some of those species were incredibly common, some were […]

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Software updates

Posted on 10/21/10 by Tim No Comments

Well, my favorite post-processing plug-ins are coming along in the updates. Nik Software’s Color Efex Pro filter suite is now 64-bit. Only two more application updates to go. Also, their HDR program has been released. HDR Efex Pro just came out as native 64-bit. I don’t have this yet and may hold off for a […]

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The secret is out!

Posted on 10/21/10 by Tim No Comments
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I get asked fairly often how do I manage to get good shots of some of my subjects. I usually respond with such mundane and arcane answers involving experience, practice, patience, and skill. If my tormenters are persistent I’ll throw out f-stop/shutter speed ratios or hit them hard with depth-of-field. By the time I’m about […]

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I’m famous!

Posted on 10/04/10 by Tim No Comments
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Not really. But I have to mention that TWI’s e-zine publication, Leaf Litter, has just released the most recent issue. It is available for download from members and for individual purchase as a hardcopy from MagCloud. TWI recently partnered with MagCloud to offer on-demand printing of issues and I must say the print versions are […]

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