A Fountain of Bargains - Photography
The digital SLR hit that sweet point where they are a must in every photographer's kit. The Internet not only makes it easier to share photos online. The net makes it easy to buy sell and research cameras. Below I list a few of my favorite camera stores.
I have been placing my own photography on the site ProtoPhoto.com. This gallery takes viewers on a tour of the towns and scenery that define the Western United States.
In a world with megapixel point and click cameras coupled with proliferation of photoshop filters, it is becoming increasingly difficult to make your best photography stand out. Aluminyze has a solution. Aluminyze will use advanced imaging technology to infuse your images into solid aluminum to create unique show pieces of your best work. You can order Aluminyzed prints of portraits, fine art photos and art work. The site offers a variety of print sizes, shapes and finishes.
Taking the pictures is only half the challenge. Adobe provides the professional quality software needed to manipulate and publish your vision. The Adobe line of software includes Micromedia Flash for animations, Dreamweaver for web page design, Acrobat for pagelayout and Photoshop for perfecting images.
Unleash the artist within you! DAZ 3D offers 3D Software and 3D Models from graphic artists. They have a community oriented web site to help designers get up to speed with the latest computer animation technologies.
Vanns is the place to find the top of the line electronics. If you are more concerned with quality and service than price, Vanns is an authorized dealer for many of the top brands in electronics, optics, plasma TVs and digital cameras. (more bargains)
So, what is a chocolate company doing in the photo section? Well, Dan's chocolate will let you ship a box of chocolates with a customized box bearing your photo or company logo. Think of the chocolates as premium photo paper...paper with a deep rich creamy texture that you can almost taste...Come to think of it, you can taste them. What better way to get a picture noticed?
Image Station by Sony allows you to upload your digital photos. You can then share your images online or have them printed on quality photo paper or on a variety of objects including mugs, magnets, posters, calendars and mouse pads.
- Vimeo is a web site for sharing video online. The company on higher end HD and artistic videos. It is the ideal program for videographers who wish to share their vision with the world.