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CNN’s lastest video on Gulf oil spill tactics

CNN’s lastest video on Gulf oil spill tactics

I’m going to try running occasional ‘Around the Blogosphere’ items of things that I found particularly interesting on a wide variety of subjects, all with some type of photo/video tie-in. This is the first attempt, let me know if you like/hate this addition to the site, and thanks!

Weekend Photography Links June 12, 2010

Weekend Photography Links June 12, 2010

Weekend photography links from The Discerning Photographer: micro four thirds, waterfalls, landscapes, burlesque, yada yada yada…

Weekend Photography Links at The Discerning Photographer

Weekend Photography Links at The Discerning Photographer

Here’s a mix of interesting things from around the photogosphere….more awful oilspill photo galleries, but also other stuff. PetaPixel, Epic Edits and Phototuts+ all have pieces here I really liked…

Weekend Photography Links May 29, 2010

Weekend Photography Links May 29, 2010

Here are some things I’ve run across this week that I found interesting. It’s an eclectic mix, so take a look and see what you think…

Oil Spill Over My Heart

Oil Spill Over My Heart

I’ve been mostly absent from The Discerning Photographer these last couple of weeks, my blogging production down to almost zero. The reason is interesting and depressing at the same time: the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, just 100 miles south of my great city of New Orleans…

The Care and Feeding of a Photo Blog (or Garden)

The Care and Feeding of a Photo Blog (or Garden)

My wife and I grow a vegetable garden here most months of the year and right now we’re in the late Spring/early Summer planting mode. There’s lots to do, lots to plan and design, lots of work that needs to happen now if we want to reap the benefits later on in the summer….sort of like this photo blog!

Weekend Photography Links Roundup 4/24/2010

Weekend Photography Links Roundup 4/24/2010

Here are some things that I found interesting and/or compelling over this past week of web browsing. See if you find anything here that changes how you see things…

Weekend Photography Links Roundup  4/17/2010

Weekend Photography Links Roundup 4/17/2010

Here are some links that I enjoyed this week from around the web (and Twitterverse) that I thought you might want to check out. HDR, great Tweeters to f ollow, CS5’s Content Aware feature (I know, you’re sick of it already) plus more is here for you to consider as you troll around…

Weekend Links Roundup 4/10/10

Weekend Links Roundup 4/10/10

Here’s The Discerning Photographer’s list of some of the best stuff out on the web this week. It’s a real smörgåsbord of content this week, take a look!

New Pages at The Discerning Photographer!

New Pages at The Discerning Photographer!

Starting now, there’s a new masthead tab called ‘Techniques.’ Hovering over the Techniques tab brings up nested pages for ‘Beginners’ and ‘Advanced Shooters,’ where lots of the rich content on The Discerning Photographer has been organized….

Mimbo 3.0: New look, same content at The Discerning Photographer

Mimbo 3.0: New look, same content at The Discerning Photographer

Regular readers of The Discerning Photographer will notice something different: gone is the warm and fuzzy green headline and background color of the Wordpress theme Vintage Green, replaced by Darren Hoyt’s classic Mimbo 3.0 theme. Here’s why I decided to make the switch….

Sign Up for our Photo Forums, Win Prizes! (Maybe)

Sign Up for our Photo Forums, Win Prizes! (Maybe)

OK, time for a chance to win free stuff! I need to cajole more of you faithful readers of The Discerning Photographer to head over to our new Photo Forums and Register. Until we get more people registered and participating in the Forums, we won’t have the critical mass of folks needed to create the lively exchange I’m hoping to have on that part of the site…