PHOTOGRAPHY :: CATEGORY

Below are previous posts about photography

University Hospital Public Art :: Under Construction

by Thomas Cummins

My first video taken on an iPad is of this public art project I’m doing for the University Health System. The video is of the parking garage wayfinding. There are ten levels to the parking garage and each level is a certain color and theme so patients can remember where they parked their car. The […]

La Jetée

by Thomas Cummins

Heidegger & Art

by Thomas Cummins

In his essay ‘The Origin of the Work of Art,’ Heidegger noticed that all artworks have a thingly character to them. But it is also obvious that art is something more than simply just a thing. Heidegger insists that artworks are different from useful equipment-type objects because artworks “in setting up a world, sets forth […]

Photographers’ Rights

by Thomas Cummins

Below is an excerpt by lawyer Bert Krage. Buy his book ‘Legal Handbook for Photographers’   The General Rule The general rule in the United States is that anyone may take photographs of whatever they want when they are in a public place or places where they have permission to take photographs. Absent a specific […]

Zoomify and Seadragon

by Thomas Cummins

O.K. -this site is a lot closer to being redone. Right now I’m looking for another way to show large-format photography on the web without using the antiquated Zoomify. Zoomify was awesome when it first came out and it continues to be shipped with Photoshop but they haven’t really improved on it at all in […]