This Week in Photography

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As reported in The Star, Polaroid devotees bring back film. With the growing popularity of digital photography, the entire industry of camera film – including Polaroid – has been suffering. Polaroid entirely discontinued the manufacture of their instant cameras and the film that goes with them. Yet an intrepid group from the Netherlands is determined to resurrect the use of the classic point-and-shoot film.

Photo District News reports that Digital Photo Pioneers Win Nobel Prize. Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith were awarded the prize for developing a digital sensor that revolutionized photography and made digital cameras what they are today.

DC Views reports that Nikon announces flagship D3s digital SLR camera. The D3S is the next step up for their popular D3. With ISO settings from 200 to 12800, video capability, FX and DX formatting, and a Live View mode, this camera is sure to be a hit with Nikon enthusiasts.

Kelby Training is kicking off The Photoshop for Digial Photographers Tour next week in Boston, MA. From there the tour visits Philadelphia, PA, and Tampa, FL. In the seminar, participants will learn about working in Camera Raw, Portrait Retouching, Photoshop Tips, Printing Techniques, and Editing Workflow. Fees are $99 for regular admission, or $79 for NAPP members.

Photo.net offers a Lensbaby Compser, Muse, and Optic Swap Review. Step outside of your routine, and your comfort zone – have a little fun with the unique results and perspectives of the Lensbaby collection.

Photo credit: “Bless Me Father For I Have Sinned” by Prudence Brown on Flickr Creative Commons.

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