Tag Archives: Fotopedia

“Memory of Colors” by Jaime Ocampo-Rangel

A version of this article has also been published on the photography site The Luminous Landscape. Memory of Colors is the name of large-scale ongoing photography project by the Colombian/French photographer Jaime Ocampo-Rangel. His wife Lia Ocampo-Rangel, a videographer, also … Continue reading

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Fotopedia – some missing guidelines

The following are suggested extra guidelines for people who contribute or evaluate photos for Fotopedia. They are meant to support Fotopedia’s goal of being simultaneously an encyclopedia (well-documented, trustworthy) and aesthetics (coffee table book). The following are thus suggestions for … Continue reading

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Fotopedia – statistics (2/2)

Part 1 of this article provided some graphs showing the rate of growth of Fotopedia. The main conclusion was that the growth was steady (“linear” for geeks), but not enough to propel Fotopedia into the realm of the really well-known … Continue reading

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Fotopedia – statistics (1/2)

This posting focuses on the quantity of Fotopedia photos, while a previous posting focuses on the quality of Fotopedia photos. It is based on daily “measurements” starting on September 17th 2010 and currently covers about 5 weeks. Continue reading

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Fotopedia – the rating system (2/2)

Last modification: 28-Nov-10 After all this background discussion in part 1, it’s time to get more concrete about actual problems and possible solutions… Issue #1: Great photo – wrong article   Photo of Plaza_de_España (Seville) that was accidentally linked to … Continue reading

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Fotopedia – the rating system (1/2)

Last modification: 2-Oct-10 Fotopedia‘s system for ranking the quality and suitability of photos is is based on counting votes. This results in cumulative ratings like +2 (few people have seen the image, or maybe people don’t like it) , +22 … Continue reading

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Fotopedia

Fotopedia is a photography-centric encyclopedia founded in 2009. It aims to provide a dynamically growing collection of high-quality photos on topics of general interest. Some examples of topics covered by Fotopedia: Barcelona (travel) FC Barcelona (sports, fans) Antoni Gaudí (Barcelona … Continue reading

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