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Sunday, April 29, 2012
This is the world's biggest giant pumpkin is more than 5 meters in diameter with a weight of 750 kg, this giant pumpkin earned Ian and Stuart Paton, who become candidates for the biggest pumpkin in the world today.
Twins Ian and Stuart Paton cultivated giant flasks for 30 years, and this year one of the crops will be the largest in the world. It weighs 750 kg which have reached more and continue tertambah About a 13 kg per day, pumpkin is even more severe than a Fiat 500 car.
Paton Brothers, from Lymington, Hampshire, hoping the weight of the pumpkin will break the 784 kg more, the current world record which has not been solved. They had a record-breaking pumpkin in Great Britain and Europe live menungg course title as the toughest in the world.
Professional photographers survey by Kodak : A survey of more than 9,000 professional photographers in the US shows that film continues to have an avid following, with 75 percent of photographers saying they will continue to use film, even as some embrace digital imaging technology. The results of the US survey, conducted by the Eastman Kodak Company, mirror the results of a similar survey the company recently conducted in Europe, where more than two-thirds of professional photographers surveyed plan to continue using film. According to the US survey results, more than two-thirds (68 percent) of professional photographers prefer the results of film to those of digital for certain applications.
Film preferred to Digital - Applications
• film’s superiority in capturing more information on medium and large format films (48 percent);
• creating a traditional photographic look (48 percent);
• capturing shadow and highlighting details (45 percent);
• the wide exposure latitude of film (42 percent); and
• archival storage (38 percent).
American photographer Mitch Dobrowner was last night announced as this year’s winner of the L’Iris d’Or at the 2012 Sony World Photography Awards Photographer of the YearDobrowner received the award at the Sony World Photography Awards Gala ceremony at the Hilton Hotel in London’s Park Lane for his series of images, Storms.Dobrowner said at the awards, "In landscape photography, there is one moment that will never be the same again. I want my images to do the speaking. That’s what photography is all about".Dobrowner was chosen as the winner of the L’Iris d’Or by a panel of nine judges. In addition to a $25,000 cash prize and Sony’s latest digital imaging camera equipment, he is awarded the accolade of joining previous L’Iris d’Or winners Alejandro Chaskielberg, Tommaso Ausili, David Zimmerman and Vanessa Winship as a member of the World Photographic Academy.WM Hunt, Chairman of the 2012 Honorary Judging Committee and MC of the 2012 Awards ceremony, said, "There is enormous pleasure in the jury's selection of Mitch Dobrowner because he is the best of what is classic and what is contemporary in photography. He brings a sense of its history and enormous skill in his craft while pushing his imagination and, even, physical strength. The work offers a visceral rush while being wonderfully well made. I think he is an exceptional choice."Dubrowner grew up on Long Island, NY. As a teenager, he was given an old Argus rangefinder to play around with and after some research and seeing the images of Minor White and Ansel Adams, quickly became addicted to photography. Mitch enjoys creating images that help evoke how he sees the planet and says, "I feel that I owe much to the great photographers of the past, especially Ansel Adams, for their dedication to the craft and for inspiring me in my late teens. Though I have never met them, their inspiration helped me determine the course my life would take"