I don’t know why, but there’s something about old, abandoned places which fascinates me. So of course I was captivated by this series of photos taken on a tour of the Chernobyl power plant grounds and neighboring abandoned city of Pripyat. Be aware there are a LOT of images on the one page, it will take a Very Long Time Indeed to load if you’re on a slow connection.
Just found out about a new creative teaching site which has gone live. creativeLIVE will stream lessons on various creative pursuits. For free. Photography will be one of the subjects covered. Only the live stream will be free; to watch later, or download for your iWhatever, will cost a small sum per download. Sounds pretty good to me!
Artinfo talks about the photo by Richard Misrach used as the Apple iPad’s wallpaper. Somewhat ironically for the current most-talked-about digital gadget, the photo in question was not shot digitally, but on 8×10 large format film. Lovely photograph either way though.
Lightroom Killer Tips has 3 tips for smart collections in Lightroom, well worth a look if you’re an LR user.