EppsNet Archive: Photography

People I Thought Were Dead

20 Dec 2017 /

Huntington Library

26 Nov 2016 /

Making Life Look Good

13 Dec 2013 /
Multitaskabulous

Do we try to make our life exciting so it looks good for our friends or do we really get to live our life?

— Fred Ritchin, a photography professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, in response to a growing obsession over taking and sharing camera-phone images

Some Links

30 Oct 2013 /

HealthCare.gov’s Account Setup: 10 Broken Usability Guidelines

McKayla Maroney Was Doing The “Not Impressed” Face At Age 8

Most Popular Paintings & Photos From Getty’s Online Art Collection

The Tweeting Bra Versus Breast Cancer


A Good Picture

19 May 2013 /
Andy Warhol

My idea of a good picture is one that’s in focus and of a famous person.

— Andy Warhol

It’s Not About You

2 Mar 2010 /
More Cafe Bar Restaurant / Trafalgar Street

It has to be about your readers, who will, it’s hoped, become your customers. It has to be about making them awesome.

So, for example, if you’re selling a clever attachment to a camera that diffuses harsh flash light, don’t talk about the technical features or about your holiday sale (10 percent off!). Make a list of 10 tips for being a better photographer.

If you’re opening a restaurant, don’t blog about your menu. Blog about great food. You’ll attract foodies who don’t care about your restaurant yet.

If you make superior, single-source chocolate, don’t write about that great trip you took to the Dominican Republic to source cocoa beans. That’s all about you. Instead, write the definitive article about making chocolate-covered strawberries. For the next 10 years, whenever a gourmand or a baker searches Google for a recipe on how to make chocolate-covered strawberries, he or she will find your post. Helping your users make awesome chocolate-based confections is likely to attract readers who might buy fancy chocolate . . .


Ansel Adams (and Other Great Americans)

20 Feb 2001 /

Ansel Adams was born on this date, Feb. 20, in 1902. Adams was a great American photographer, best known for his black-and-white photos of Yosemite and other natural monuments of the American West.

Continue reading Ansel Adams (and Other Great Americans)