Archive for April 23rd, 2008

Sand and Foam

April 23, 2008

Wow, check out the rich detail of those cresting aquamarine swells in Richard Deadmond’s “Surf’s Up”, a picture Richard took near Laguna Beach, which we’re now featuring as the Photobird Photo of the Hour. Those gnarly waves look warm and inviting. I might just have to throw on my wetsuit and unearth my boogie board.

Check out other photos on that we’ve written about here. And, while you’re at it, why not submit your photos for possible inclusion in Photobird Photo of the Hour? It’s easy to do: simply view the photo from your photo album and click the “Submit for Photo of the Hour” checkbox. There is no limit to the number of photos that you can submit.

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Go One-on-One with Alain Briot

April 23, 2008

“Monument Valley” by Alain Briot

How much would you pay to work one-on-one with noted landscape photographer Alain Briot of

Alain has set up a one-on-one consulting service on his website which offers a limited number of opportunities to work directly with him in a highly-customized program uniquely designed to meet your photographic goals. This would be a fantastic opportunity for any up-and-coming landscape photographer with professional aspirations. You can choose to work with Alain over the phone or in person by visiting him at his Beaux Arts Photography Studio in sunny Arizona.

Alain offers world-class advice on printmaking and print review. You can send selections of your photographs to him for review. You can even work with him over the course of seven one-hour sessions geared toward a long-term project, the marketing of your photography venture or other serious improvement, which would indeed be an ideal fit for anyone who would like to get started selling their own photographs.

Each one-on-one program is fully backed by Alain’s unique, no-pressure, money-back warranty, so you can stop the sessions at any time if, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied and get a full refund for all unused sessions. To learn more about Alain’s one-on-one consulting and to find out if such a program would be right for you, you can contact Alain via email or call toll-free at 800-949-7983. Be sure to mention you heard about the service on