Peter Lik – Photographe ou Artiste?

Voici le texte de la vidéo que j’ai publié sur YouTube aujourd’hui. Aujourd’hui nous allons parler de Peter Lik et pourquoi les photographes semblent l’haïr. Plusieurs d’entre vous ont sûrement entendu parler du photographe Peter Lik.  Ce photographe australien est un des plus prospères de la planète.  Il aurait même vendu une de ses oeuvres $6.5M de dollars américains. Né en 1959 de parents Tchèques, il commence … Continue reading Peter Lik – Photographe ou Artiste?

Fanboy (and girl) psychology explained.

Here’s the text of the YouTube video I posted today: So a new camera model comes out and you tell yourself: “I’ve got to have that!”.  Or, you already despise it because it made by a manufacturer other than the gear you already have.  How to we explain this strange behaviour? Well it seems Freud’s constructs of the mind seem to have been created for photographers.  According … Continue reading Fanboy (and girl) psychology explained.

Protection from power failures! Mac, UPS, NAS & NUT

If you watched my YouTube video on protection from power failures (here), you know I promised to include the configuration files and commands on this blog.  So here they are: To hide the ‘ups’ user: sudo dscl . create /Users/ups IsHidden 1   In the upsmon.conf file, enter the following lines:   RUN_AS_USER ups in the RUN_AS_USER <userid> section, and MONITOR qnapups@192.168.1.20 1 upsmon 123456 … Continue reading Protection from power failures! Mac, UPS, NAS & NUT

I say NO! to PortraitPro Body

Ok, I own PortraitPro by Anthropics but I cannot abide by PortraitPro Body. First a little background on each application.  PortraitPro is a software application that allows you to take a portait of a subject and then make adjustments to the face.  You can remove blemishes, add or change makeup, and make some adjustments to the morphology of the face.  PortraitPro Body allows you to … Continue reading I say NO! to PortraitPro Body

Sony A99ii selected as Japanese historical camera in 2016.

Kind of like a hall of fame, the Nihon Camera Foundation selects annually a series of cameras that can be regarded as “meaningful in terms of historical significance, being particularly popular in the market, or meaningful in terms of technology histories”. The “historical camera review committee” consisting of experts and academics experts that examines and selects all new products launched in a year. I just saw … Continue reading Sony A99ii selected as Japanese historical camera in 2016.