Thursday, July 29th, 2010
Having been asked, here is my list of (sports) photographers that I am closely monitoring: Michael Clark, James Quantz, Dennis Murphy, Brian Baily and two local Bavarians: Andy Fox and Uli Wiesmeier.
For street photography my favorites are Richard Kalvar and Joel Meyerowitz while I learned also a lot of Bert Stephani, Zack Arias, David Hobby and the strobists.
Recommended books: I started in the 70ies with Andreas Feiniger’s Fotolehre and Ansel Adam’s Positiv, moved on with Joe Mac Nally’s Moment, John Freeman’s Composition and read more recently David du Chemin’s Frame. Just in case you want to know that too…
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Wednesday, July 28th, 2010
Today at First Monday:
I am a blogging researcher: Motivations for blogging in a scholarly context
The number of scholarly blogs on the Web is increasing. In this article, a group of researchers are asked to describe the functions that their blogs serve for them as researchers. The results show that their blogging is motivated by the possibility to share knowledge, that the blog aids creativity, and that it provides a feeling of being connected in their work as researchers. (Show me more…)
Saturday, July 24th, 2010
Tuesday, July 20th, 2010
It drives me crazy – the new JACI review with a detailed explanation how VDD (vitamin D deficiency) induces food allergy (FA). Unfortunately, it has never been show that FDD is related to FA – while the opposite may be true… (Show me more…)