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Moon set over Stonehenge, September 26, 2007                        

Name: Ken Geiger
Blog: Digital Photography

Ken Geiger is the senior editor for technology at National Geographic magazine. He joined the staff of National Geographic in 2004 after 24 years of newspaper journalism, most recently as the director of photography for the Dallas Morning News. Geiger now serves as one of the many photo editors for the magazine, helping to shape its editorial content and is also in charge of the magazine's conversion to digital photography.

Geiger started his journalism career at the Austin American-Statesman in 1980 after receiving his formal photography education at Rochester Institute of Technology. His career as a photojournalist ranged from China to Mexico, war in Burma and Bosnia, terrorism in the Punjab, the 1990 post Sandinista election in Nicaragua, four Olympic games and numerous American political conventions.

He is a member of the Associated Press Photo Managers and the National Press Photographers Association. His awards include numerous Texas Headliners, Society of Newspaper Design, Texas APME, National Headliners, and the 1993 Pulitzer for news photography. He was recently named the 2007 NPPA and POYi magazine picture editor of the year. 

A few of my favorite bookmarks:

Nick Nichols:National Geographic photographer

David Alan Harvey Blog:Road Trips, National Geographic contributing photographer

Bruce Dale:National Geographic contributing photographer

James Nachtwey:National Geographic contributing photographer

Washingtonpost.com:Camera Works


Magnum Photo essays


Rob Galbraith: digital photography

Luminous Landscape

Adobe: Camera Raw download page

Canon USA: support and downloads

Camera Bits: Photo Mechanic editing software

Gizmodo: Gadget Guide

tuaw.com: The unofficial Apple weblog


Stuff on my Cat (if you need a laugh)


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