Cantate Domino: Canto Gregoriano (Coro de monjas benedictinas de Sainte Marie de Maumont)  

Lista de canciones 1. Et nunc sequor - Antiphon 2. Posuit - Antiphon 7th Mode 3. Annulo suo - Antiphon 7th Mode 4. Ecce quod - Antiphon 1st Mode 5. Tibi dixit - Introit 3rd Mode 6. Exaudi, Domine - Introit 1st Mode 7. Adjuvabit eam - Gradual 5th Mode 8. Exsulta satis - Offertory 3rd Mode 9. Exsulta - Communion 4th Mode 10. Hodie Nobis - Christmas Responsory 8th Mode 11. Verbum - Christmas Responsory 8th Mode 12. Adorate Deum - Introit 7th Mode 13. Recordare - Offertory 1st Mode 14. Deus, vitam - Gradual 8th Mode 15. Sciant gentes - Gradual 1st Mode 16. Audi filia - Gradual 7th Mode 17. Cognovi, Domine - Introit 3rd Mode 18. Me exspectaverunt - Introit 2nd Mode 19. Principes - Communion 1st Mode 20. Confundantur - Communion 1st Mode 21. Ego Autem - Introit 1st Mode 22. Confortamini - Offertory 4th Mode 23. Dicite - Communion 7th Mode 24. Caligaverunt - Good Friday Responsory 5th Mode 25. Plange quasi - Holy Saturday Responsory 5th Mode 26. Ecce quomodo - Holy Saturday Responsory 4th Mode 27. Pacha nostrum - Alleluia 7th Mode

395: Olivia Fox Cabane | The Science of Creativity and Genius  

We can induce creativity, innovation and genius from our minds.

"We are a vast magma of instincts and emotions with a thin veneer of civilization on top." -Olivia Fox Cabane

The Cheat Sheet: What is a metaphorical insight and how can you use it? The Thin Air Myth: what is it and why is it a myth? What James Watt and Phineas Gage have taught us about the brain. This is one of the biggest blocks to your genius ideas: what is it? What high performance athletes do differently than other athletes. And so much more...

Have you ever had a eureka moment? A split second flash of genius? Whether you have or not, there's now a way to create that experience on demand. And here to tell us more is Olivia Fox Cabane.

Olivia is the author of The Charisma Myth and joins us to discuss the fascinating science of creativity and genius on today's show. Listen in for all of that and more on episode 395 of The Art of Charm.

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Olivia Fox Cabane is known as an expert on behavioral science, and applying it to everyday life to become more productive, more effective and create more breakthroughs. Currently she is the Director of Innovation at Stanford's StartX program and has two additional books about to be published.

On today's show we discuss why breakthroughs are not accidental, what we've learned about the neuroscience behind epiphanies as well as ways you can realize more of your mind's insights and genius ideas.

One of the most fascinating topics we dive is the different modes of the brain. The default mode network is your brain's network composed of 10-13 different areas that are responsible for the creative, innovation and genius.

Another mode your brain has is executive mode. Executive mode is just what it sounds like: that part of your brain that makes decisions, executes and puts plans into actions.

But here's the kicker: only one part of your brain can be in charge at a time. So if your executive mode is always on your default mode network (or DMN) cannot be running the show. That means if you are constantly engaging your decision-making mind and are in executive mode, your genius ideas have no way to come through.

Turning off executive mode is simple: do repetitive tasks that are basically mindless. Like showering or washing the dishes or driving: these are things you already do the executive mode of your brain doesn't need to be engaged in for you to complete them. And that means your DMN can kick in.

You can do what high caliber professional athletes do and create little rituals to tell your brain it's time to ramp up or ramp down. Think of baseball players and their rituals: some brush off their shoes in the batter's box and then tap home plate between pitches. They are telling their brains to power on into high performance mode, and slow down.

On this episode Olivia and I also discuss the roles uncertainty and shame play in our creative capacities, what we can do to overcome our innate fear of both and why choice minimal lifestyle can be so liberating and freeing for our DMN! You'll want to give this one your full attention, enjoy.


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Retromanía - Depeche Mode, el synth-pop y la política - 10/04/17  

Hoy vamos a dedicarle el programa a un grupo que despierta pasiones, positivas y negativas: Depeche Mode. Esto tiene que ver con la salida de Spirit, decimo cuarto disco del grupo y que por primera vez pasa de las cuestiones existenciales a las directamente políticas. Por otra parte, actuarán la primera semana de Julio en el festival BBK de Bilbao. Vamos a intentar trazar a grandes rasgos 36 años de trayectoria así como señalar algunas influencias. Las que recibieron y las que otros han recogido de ellos.

Sonarán: Depeche Mode - Going backwards; Depeche Mode - Just can’t get enough; Ultravox! - My sex; Orchestral Manouvers in the Dark- Electricity; Oviformia Sci - Una nota di bianco; Depeche Mode - People are people; Inner City - Good life; Depeche Mode - I feel you; Depeche Mode - Precious; Hurts - Wonderful life; Depeche Mode - Where's the revolution

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Coverville  1134: The Depeche Mode Cover Story III  

With Martin L. Gore turning 55 next week, it’s time to delve into that band everyone loves to cover, Depeche Mode! (83 minutes)

Featuring Title Artist Length Artwork Album Original Artist Versions Buy Just Can’t Get Enough Nouvelle Vague 3:30 Acoustic Depeche Mode 11 Amazon See You Daybehavior 3:01 Your World In Our Eyes: Tribute To Depeche Mode Depeche Mode Amazon In My Other World Martin L. Gore 3:53 Counterfeit 2 Julee Cruise iTunes Amazon But Not Tonight Paradigm 4:25
Interview d'Alexandra Golovanoff  

Dans ce nouvel épisode , je reçois la journaliste de mode Alexandra Golovanoff. Connue et reconnue sur le petit écran avec "La mode, la mode, la mode", son émission diffusée sur Paris Première, dans laquelle elle parle de mode sur un ton audacieux et décalé, elle vient de se lancer dans une nouvelle aventure aussi courageuse qu'originale à son image : la création de pulls en cachemire. Son credo ? Nous rendre belles, avec son "tricot qui rend beau". Rencontre avec une jolie blonde au sourire ravageur qui nous parle de mode, de sa mode, mais pas que...

TAP008: Flight Control Laws  

Flight Control Laws

The flight control law is basically the relationship between the pilot's input on the side stick and the resulting aircraft or flight control surface response.
There are 3 flight control laws Normal Law, Alternate Law and Direct Law


As a general rule, normal law deals with single failures of a system and alternate law deals with double failures.

Within Normal Law we have three sub categories,

Ground Mode
Flight Mode
Flare Mode

Ground Mode was designed to make the aircraft behave more naturally when rotating at liftoff. The relationship between the side stick and the aircrafts response is much more like a conventional aircraft.
For pitch control - there is a direct relationship between Side stick deflection and elevator deflection. Once the aircraft reaches 75kts the maximum elevator deflection is reduced from 30 degrees to 20 degrees. If we haven't manually set a trim position using the trim wheel then the THS or trimmable horizontal stabiliser will automatically set to 0.
For lateral control - The side stick demands aileron and spoiler deflection as opposed to a roll rate but its not a direct relationship, the amount of deflection is dependant on the aircraft speed. As a extra bit of information for you, only spoilers 2 to 5 and the ailerons are used for roll. The rudders being a mechanical linkage aren't affected so you just have to remember that they become more sensitive the faster you go. There are no protections at all when in ground law.

Flight Mode
The aircraft will then start to blend smoothly from ground mode into flight law once the pitch attitude reaches 8 degrees. In roll this takes half a second and for pitch it takes five seconds.
There's a good graphic in the FCOM with this information on. Its in
Descriptions - Flight Controls - Flight control System - Normal Law - General


once the aircraft has been airborne for more than 5 seconds we are then in flight mode. This is obviously the one we are exposed to 99% of the time we are operating. As we mentioned a minute ago, normal law keeps us within the aircraft envelope and prevents us from doing manoeuvres that could potentially endanger the flight. It also gives the aircraft certain characteristics when manually flying.
In pitch the sidestick demands a load factor as opposed to an elevator deflection. So an input on the sidestick will give a pitch rate at low speed or a g-load at high speed. This is designed to give an aircraft response that the pilot would naturally expect. One of the first things you notice about the Airbus is the lack of trimming which is for me one of the best features. Therefore if there is no input on the stick the aircraft will maintain its flightpath even if the speed changes. In fact even if you change the thrust or the configuration, the aircraft will compensate for the pitching moments. This makes manual flying very easy and frees up lots of capacity.
With Roll, Again, unlike a conventional aircraft, lateral inputs on the side stick don't demand aileron deflection directly. They demand a roll rate and full side stick deflection will demand 15 degrees per second.
Just like with pitch, the aircraft will auto trim so the bank angle will be maintained when you let go of the stick up to 33 degrees, and will also automatically provide a pitch compensation and perform a coordinated turn using yaw. The maximum bank angle the aircraft will allow you to do is 67 degrees.
Beyond 33 degrees, the aircraft won't auto trim and if the side stick is then released it will return back to 33 degrees. In addition to this, above the 33 degrees, spiral stability is introduced and pitch compensation isn't available. The reason they've written this into the software is because there is no reason to fly at such high bank angles for a prolonged period.


Angle of Attack -
Autopilot out at Alpha prot, then from Alpha prot to alpha max side stick demands Alpha directly. Alpha floor trigger TOGA thrust and speed continues to decrease until we get back to Alpha max which the speed won't go below.

Load Factor -
+2.5G to -1G clean
+2G to 0G in any config other than clean

Pitch Attitude-
-15 degrees all configs
+30 degrees config 1, 2 and 3
+25 degrees config Full

High Speed Protection-
Autopilot out at VMO/MMO, master caution and overspeed ECAM at VMO/MMO +4 kts, then at VMO/MMO +6 kts, pitch trim is frozen, max bank angle is reduced and a nose up demand is triggered.

Bank Angle -
Max 67 degrees
Reduced to 45 degrees in Alpha protection and 40 degrees in high speed protection
Side stick pressure required to maintain bank angles greater than 33 degrees unless in high speed protection when its zero.


Alternate Law is generally for situations where there has been a double failure of a system which results in either lack of redundancy or integrity of the protections found in normal law. Auto pilot and auto thrust are still available.
You can get alternate law with protections and alternate law without protections.
With protections - has the following characteristics and protections,

Load Factor still has the same protections as normal law (+2.5G to -1G clean and +2 to 0G configured).

Pitch has no protections, the green equals symbols are replaced by amber ones.

Roll is now a direct stick-to-surface relationship. To help reduce the roll rate, in alternate and direct law only ailerons and spoilers 4 & 5 are available. As a note, if spoiler 4 has failed number three will replace it and if the ailerons have failed, all roll spoilers (2 to 5) become available. There are no bank angle protections and the green equals signs are replaced by amber crosses.
Yaw control, as its a mechanical linkage isn't changed although only yaw damping is available.

Angle of Attack protection is no longer available and is now replaced by low speed stability. It's available for all configurations and is active from 5 to 10 knots above the stall speed. Somewhere in this range (as it depends on weight and config) a gentle nose down signal is introduced but this can be overridden. The speed scale now shows VLS followed by a black and red barber pole below V Stall Warning. At V Stall Warning, you get....... the stall warning! which is the words STALL STALL STALL repeated until the speed is back above V stall warning. With this you will also get the associated master warning. The warning can't be cancelled by pressing the master warning button on the glareshield Its important to remember that the aircraft can be stalled.

High Speed Protection is replaced by high speed stability instead. The speed tape looks the same and has the same warnings and sounds as normal law. The only difference is that there's no protection to stop the overspeed. Instead we have a nose up demand from the aircraft but this can be overridden. It's worth noting that VMO is reduced from 350 to 320 knots. I was once asked by a trainer what speed would I select for an emergency descent. There's no right answer here but he said he always selects 320kts because if then for some reason you go into alternate law, you won't have an overspeed to deal with on top of everything else which I thought was a good little tip.

Alternate law with protections lost is the same as alternate law but you don't get the high speed and low speed stability. So basically you only have the load factor limitation which I'll say again as repetition is the key to remembering things, +2.5 to -1G clean and +2 to 0G in any other config.

Alternate law then automatically downgrades to Direct Law when the landing gear is selected down.
Once in Direct Law, all protections and stabilities are lost. We are now essentially flying a conventional aircraft. Pitch now joins Roll and Yaw in having a direct stick-to-surface relationship. Overspeed and stall warnings are still exactly the same as Alternate Law.

The most noticeable difference when going into direct law is the lack of autotrim. 'USE MAN PITCH TRIM' is displayed in amber on the PFD. This is why many of the procedures advise taking flap 3 before gear down if flap 3 is the landing config because then the autopilot will get the aircraft correctly trimmed before it has to be done manually. Any trim adjustments will have to be made using the trim wheels either side of the thrust levers.


Remembering how to draw the speed tapes in each configuration

Firstly, the high speed barbers pole is the same in all cases, so just remember its black and red - easy At the slow end of the speed scale, every case has VLS, its always there, whatever - again, easy Normal Law has alpha prot (the tiger tail) and then you can't go slower than the bottom of that so its a solid red bar (think of as signifying stopping) Alternate and direct law look exactly the same as each other, they both just go from VLS to a barbers pole just like the high speed one. All the equals signs are only green in Normal law, they are amber in alternate and direct.


And that's it. If you can remember those simple rules, next time you're asked to draw the speed scale you will be ahead of mos

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La mode en Suisse: une histoire entre discrétion et succès - 08.06.2016  

Lausanne nʹest pas Paris, Genève nʹest pas Milan… mais, bien quʹéloignée des grandes capitales de la mode, la Suisse romande possède une vraie tradition liée à lʹhistoire du vêtement et des métiers qui lʹentourent. Tannage, fabrication de chaussures, production de textiles de laine ou de coton, de draps imprimés, de costumes folkloriques ou dʹhabits liturgiques, cette histoire fait lʹobjet dʹun récent numéro de la "Revue historique vaudoise". Et aujourdʹhui, quelle place accordons-nous à la mode en Suisse romande? Comment lʹenseigne-t-on et quels sont les débouchés professionnels pour ceux qui se sont formés dans les écoles de Suisse romande? Reportage au musée de la Chaussure de Lausanne, en compagnie de Markita et Serge Volken. Rencontre avec Lucie Guiragossian, jeune diplômée de la HAED en section design de mode, Lauréate du Prix HEAD Bachelor Bongénie en 2015. Avec en direct l'historien Olivier Meuwly, directeur du numéro de la "Revue historique vaudoise" sur la mode aux éditions Antipodes, et Anna-Lina Corda, directrice du musée de la mode à Yverdon. Une émission de Laurence Difélix, Nancy Ypsilantis, réalisée par Bruno Séribat.

La mode en Suisse: une histoire entre discrétion et succès - 08.06.2016  

Lausanne nʹest pas Paris, Genève nʹest pas Milan… mais, bien quʹéloignée des grandes capitales de la mode, la Suisse romande possède une vraie tradition liée à lʹhistoire du vêtement et des métiers qui lʹentourent. Tannage, fabrication de chaussures, production de textiles de laine ou de coton, de draps imprimés, de costumes folkloriques ou dʹhabits liturgiques, cette histoire fait lʹobjet dʹun récent numéro de la "Revue historique vaudoise". Et aujourdʹhui, quelle place accordons-nous à la mode en Suisse romande? Comment lʹenseigne-t-on et quels sont les débouchés professionnels pour ceux qui se sont formés dans les écoles de Suisse romande? Reportage au musée de la Chaussure de Lausanne, en compagnie de Markita et Serge Volken, Rencontre avec Lucie Guiragossian, jeune diplômée de la HAED en section design de mode, Lauréate du Prix HEAD Bachelor Bongénie en 2015. Avec en direct l'historien Olivier Meuwly, directeur du numéro de la "Revue historique vaudoise" sur la mode aux éditions Antipodes et Anna-Lina Corda, directrice du musée de la mode à Yverdon. Une émission de Laurence Difélix, Nancy Ypsilantis, réalisée par Bruno Séribat.

Katja of Sweden – den första att (framgångsrikt) exportera svenskt mode  

Katja Geiger (född Karin Hallberg, 1920- ) var långt före både H&M och Acne när det gällde att exportera svenskt mode. Hon var faktiskt först med att sätta Sverige på den internationella modekartan. Redan 1949 började hon skörda framgångar i USA med en stil som betraktades som exotisk – svensk. I veckans STIL berättar vi mer om Katja of Sweden och undersöker vad svenskt mode egentligen innebär, idag.

Katja Geiger var inte bara först som svensk modeskapare att slå igenom i USA. 1966 blev hon även först med att lansera kläder i Paris. Dit reste hon med ett plan lastat med mode vars ursprung ingen behövde tvivla om. De många svenska referenserna kan än idag få den mest förhärdade författare av turistbroschyrer att vilja fälla en tår av avund över uppfinningsrikedomen. Till och med kläderna talade i princip svenska. Mönstren var inspirerade av allmogevävnader och skånsk flamskvävnad och hade namn som "Kurbits", "Tulipanaros" och "Korsvirke". Färgerna, de kallades för "stugrött", "grangrönt" och fjällvitt". Katja of Swedens plagg prydde därefter omslaget till Paris-Match och nästan varenda tidning - Le Figaro, France Soir, International Herald Tribue, Elle, Marie Claire och Jardin des Modes - skrev lyriskt om hennes moderna - och svenska- stil. Men så ville Katja of Sweden bryta med en, i hennes tycke, förlegad klädstil. Den franska. Hon ansåg att modet låg långt efter den modernitet som fanns inom skandinavisk möbeldesign och arkitektur. "Modet hade helt enkelt inte följt med i utvecklingen", som hon sade. Mest framsynt var man i USA där man börjat skapa bekvämare vardagsplagg som gick under beteckningen "sportswear". Modeskaparen Claire McCardell var en av trendens pionjärer. Katja begav sig till Parsons School of Design i New York 1946 och tre år senare gjorde hon succé med en kollektion för det amerikanska varuhuset Lord & Taylor och döpte sitt företag till "Katja of Sweden", inklusive tre kronor i logotypen. Hon flyttade snart tillbaka till Sverige - till Huaröd i Skåne- varifrån hon fortsatte att driva sitt enormt framgångsrika företag. En samarbetspartner blev trikåföretaget MMT i Malmö. Utländska journalister besökte hennes hem och skrev lyriskt om det annorlunda sättet att designa och arbeta. Men vad anser dagens svenska modeskapare att det svenska består i? Är det viktigt att trycka på? Vi har frågat designer, svenska inköpare och journalister under den nyligen avslutade Mercedes Benz Fashion Week i Stockholm. Vi har även talat med Patrik Steorn, konstvetare och forskare inom mode, om den framgångsrika svenska modeexporten under 1960-talet. Den svenska modeskaparen Camilla Norrback berättar om modets avigsida - den hårda ekonomiska. Hon gick nyligen i konkurs. Varför, det får vi höra. Veckans gäst är Ewa Kumlin, VD för Svensk Form Trots tillkortakommandet gentemot bildmedierna har mode varit ett stort och återkommande tema i radio. Konventionerna var viktiga även i radio, och prudentliga råd om klädstil och smak spreds över landet fram till åtminstone 1960-talet. Katja Geiger har sommarpratat i P1. På länken nedan kan du lyssna på programmet:

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49. Modepodden special – Konst och mode  

Konst, konstigt mode eller mode som konst? I detta avsnitt utforskar vi relationen och gränsen mellan mode och konst. Till vår hjälp har vi Cay Bond, modejournalist, författare och trendanalytiker. Vad krävs för att mode skall ha någon verkshöjd och hur lär vi oss att skilja bra från dåligt? Vi besöker också Limitato, som plockat ner fotokonsten från väggarna och som genom att samarbeta med några av världens mest främsta fotografer skapat ett sätt att uppleva konst på T-shirts. Ljudbearbetning: Fredrik Larnemo, Recordia  

Folge #13 Kauf dir Feminismus - Ist das noch politisch oder kann das weg?  

Mode und Accessoires mit feministischem Anstrich kann man mittlerweile überall kaufen - von GRRL PWR Handyhüllen bei H&M bis "We should all be Feminists" Shirts bei Dior - Feminismus ist im Mainstream angekommen. Grund zur Freude, weil die Zeiten des vermeintlich vertrocknetem unsexy Schwarzer-Feminismus vorbei sind und von einem bunt lackierten modisch akzeptierten Pop-Feminismus abgelöst wurden? Oder Grund zur Sorge, weil Handyhülle, Slay-Pullover und No more Patriarchy Shirts durch die Massenproduktion ihre Wirkung verlieren und die Ursachen verschwimmen? Wir zweifeln daran, dass große Firmen sich uneigennützig für Frauenrechte einsetzen und hinterfragen, ob es so sinnvoll ist, Frauen wie Simone de Beauvoir auf Kauf dich glücklich Shirts zu packen. Außerdem versuchen wir uns an einer Rekonstruktion von den Anfängen, der legendären Bühnenshow einer Beyoncé bis hin zur Popularität von feministischer Mode im Jahr 2016/2017. Letztlich bleibt die Frage: Kann der Feminismus von all den schicken Sachen, über die er gerade verbreitet wird, irgendwie profitieren? Hier gibt's die Leseliste zur aktuellen Folge, mit wirklich besonders interessanten Artikeln diesmal: Wir freuen uns auch über EURE Themenvorschläge und Feedback! Schreibt uns unter: Email: FB: twitter: @feuerundbrot Insta: feuerundbrot

YouTube's Glaring Issues for Creators: AdPocalypse and Restricted Mode [Ep. #63]  

Google has been facing a mini crisis lately as advertisers continue to pull out of the platform. Creators are worried that their income and the money they earn will start to decline. New creators are less motivated to even start making videos now, too. Are those fears really founded? Maybe, if you set yourself up to only monetize your videos through an ad revenue split with YouTube. Fortunately, there are many other ways to make a full-time income through your channel that doesn't depend on Adsense. Let's talk about that, as well as the "censorship" YouTube's been facing with their restricted mode.

Leave your thoughts on our website about this change. We'd love to hear from you:

- Meet the Man Behind YouTube's Sudden Ad Crisis. He Has a Patented Fix:
- Google: Please Don't Look at Our Very Tiny Ad Problem:
- Expanded safeguards for advertisers:
- Introducing Expanded YouTube Partner Program Safeguards to Protect Creators:
- Restricted Mode: How it works and what we can do better:
- YouTube responds to allegations it censored LGBTQ+ videos:
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"Is Aperture Priority the Ultimate Exposure Mode?" - Photo Podcast 526  

This is The Digital Story Podcast #526, April 5, 2016. Today's theme is "Is Aperture Priority the Ultimate Exposure Mode?" I'm Derrick Story.

Opening Monologue

Of all the exposure modes, I think Aperture Priority offers the best convergence of control and convenience. I like it because it keeps my head in the composition game without killing my creativity. In fact, I'm a far more expressive photographer in Aperture Priority mode. We lead off today's show with a closer look why.

Digital Photography Podcast 526

Is Aperture Priority the Ultimate Exposure Mode?

Practically every camera offers Aperture Priority. You set the f/top and the camera sets the shutter speed. It's so simple, yet shooting in this mode is bound to improve your pictures. Here are some reasons why.

Controlling Depth of Field. This is the biggie. Not every composition should have a soft background, nor should it be sharp from front to back. What works best for your subject?

Lens Performance. Most of my SLR optics are best at 5.8 to 11. But my Micro Four Thirds lenses are ideal at f/4 and not stopped down.

Keeps You In Touch with Your Camera. Have you ever drifted off while shooting without any idea of what's going on with your camera?

Natural Vignetting. Many lenses, especially those without in-camera correction, will vignette slightly wide open. You can use this to your advantage for portraits.

Motivates You to Shoot With Primes. As you get more hooked on Aperture Priority shooting, primes become more desirable because of their wider latitude of exposure settings. In the News

Fujifilm releases several camera and lens firmware updates - covered by DP Review.

In addition to the X-Pro2 firmware update we reported on last week, Fujifilm has released a number of firmware updates for several lenses and camera bodies: the X-Pro1, X-Pro2, X-M1, X-E1, X-A1, and X-A2, as well as the XF 50-140mm F2.8 and XF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR lenses. Changes and firmware versions vary based on model, but most camera body updates simply add support for a focus limiter function on the XF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6.

Member Quotes of the Week

Intelligent comments culled from The Digital Story Facebook page.

In regard to last week's Facebook Post: "Choosing to Go It Alone," we had some terrific comments, and I want to share them with you now.

Charles wrote: "Good for you Derrick and the best of luck. Although I switched to digital about a dozen or so years ago, I spent more years as a film photographer (Kodachrome 25, 64, and the 'high speed' 200) and will happily follow the analogue story."

Chris added: "I'm now in a position to start scanning my slides they're from back in 1981 onwards my latest love is a 1950s Mamiya 6 folder - film photography is FAR from gone! Bring it on Big D."

John kicked in: "I recently had my Nikon FE2 refurbished. My first camera was an oatmeal box pinhole. I miss the smell of chemicals and the feel of working under a red tinged light. Looking forward to seeing what you create!"

And finally Andrew wrapped it all up by commenting: "Good luck with this new venture. My film camera collection keeps growing. Your new site is probably going to do nothing to stop that trend."

Post your thoughts on our Facebook page. Believe me, I read them. Also, we have a question going on Facebook right now: "If you had to pick one film camera from the past, that you craved, but couldn't afford, what would it be?"

Editing Extensions Update

There's been another rush of editing extensions recently added to the Mac App Store. If you haven't checked lately, just enter "Editing Extension" in the search field. My current count of legitimate extensions is about a dozen. I just reviewed Color Filters on TDS. I really like it a lot. And don't forget about my training, Photos for OS X Essential Training.

Updates and Such

In Aperture Exile? Easing the change to Capture One, with guest Derrick Story - I'll be the special guest on an upcoming Capture One Pro webina

Mode mot alla odds  

Designern Iman Aldebe har sedan barnsben kämpat för sin vision att skapa mode för muslimska kvinnor. I ett samtal med Celina berättar hon om den hårda kampen för att lyckas. Redan som sexåring började Iman intressera sig för mode och skönhet. Iman tyckte att hennes mamma och väninnorna som brukade komma på besök hade så fula säckiga kläder. Det fanns inget riktigt mode för muslimska kvinnor och detta ville hon ändra på.Idag säljs hennes speciella sidenturbander i flera länder och hennes namn blev känt där hon designade den första slöjan för poliser.Men vägen har varit kantad av hot och hat och Iman har gång på gång fått stå upp för sin vision om att skapa vackert mode för muslimska kvinnor.Dessutom får du höra Celina berätta om sin kontakt med det okända. Och du! Nagelsalongen finns på Instagram, @p3nagelsalongen

Moving Out of Maintenance Mode – Rainer on Leadership #163  

On Friday's podcast episode, we discussed signs that you are leading or pastoring in maintenance mode. Today, we give seven ways to overcome and to break out of maintenance mode.

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Muslimskt mode – mer än bara hijabs, jilbabs och kaftaner  

I Indonesien finns världens största muslimska befolkning. Här finns även Jakarta Fashion Week, en av de viktigaste muslimska modeveckorna i världen. I veckans STIL besöker vi Jakartas modevecka för att titta närmare på dagens muslimska modetrender – i Indonesien, Sverige och internationellt.

Det första många tänker på när det kommer till muslimskt mode är antagligen slöjan eller hijaben, som på arabiska betyder huvudduk. Men nuförtiden är muslimskt mode mycket mer än bara hijabs, jilbabs och kaftaner. Precis som andra modescener är det muslimska modefältet, eller Islamic fashion som det kallas internationellt, en dynamisk arena där nya trender och uttryck avlöser varandra. Islamic fashion-företag, det vill säga modeföretag som själva kallar det de gör för Islamic fashion, finns idag i stora delar av världen och riktar sig mot allt fler konsumentgrupper. Det produceras allt från herrkollektioner till accessoarer till high-end fashion. Indonesien är landet som i sammanhanget ligger i framkant. Här finns en lång textil- och mönstertradition, men de senaste åren har även modescenen i landet vuxit och en ny generation muslimska modeskapare har klivit fram och fått internationell uppmärksamhet. En av de mest erkända indonesiska modeskaparna är Dian Pelangi. I veckans program berättar hon om varför hon tror att den muslimska modescenen får så mycket uppmärksamhet just nu. En av anledningarna till att muslimska modetrender har spridit sig världen över är de så kallade hijabbloggarna. Det är unga muslimska kvinnor som delar med sig av stiltips och visar hur hijabs kan bäras på tusen olika sätt. En av de mest framgångsrika hijabbloggarna är brittisk-egyptiska Dina Torkia, eller Dina Tokio som hon kallar sig. Hon har blivit känd världen över som videobloggare, designer med eget klädmärke, men framförallt som hijabbärande stilikon. Hennes Instagramkonto har nästan 400 000 följare och hennes fanbase sträcker sig från Indonesien till Kanada via Dubai. Hon är idag en av de starkaste rösterna som talar om mode för muslimska kvinnor. Henne har vi träffat. Dessutom har vi besökt magasinet Noors redaktion - en muslimsk modetidning som vill vara ett alternativ till den västerländska modepressen. Grundaren och chefredaktören Ria Alisha Habana berättar i veckans program att hon har ett kluvet förhållande till de muslimska modeveckorna och om hur hon försöker utbilda fotografer att ta modebilder som varken är sensuella eller utmanande. Hon menar att modevärlden som den tar sig uttryck idag inte är förenlig med hennes syn på vad den muslimska livsstilen innebär. Veckans gäster är Leila Karin Österlind, etnolog vid Stockholms universitet, som just nu håller på att avsluta sin avhandling om muslimskt mode och modeorientalism, samt Iman Aldebe, modeskapare som bland annat har designat hijabs till svenska polisen och sjukvården. Veckans programledare är David Mehr.

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Mode på italienska del 2 – hur blev den italienske mannen en stilförebild?  

Milanos meste modekung Giorgio Armani åtnjuter idag, vid 78 års ålder, en position som landets mest framgångsrika modeskapare. Ja, han är en av världens största. Men det var inte för så länge sedan han startade sin business – som tog fart i rekordtakt. I veckans STIL stannar vi kvar i Milano där vi fortsätter att titta närmare på hur Italien egentligen kom att susa fram och bli till det inflytelserika modeland det idag är.

1982 placerade tidningen Time Giorgio Armani på omslaget av tidningen med rubriken "Giorgio’s Gorgeous Style". Det fick Yves Saint Laurents affärspartner Pierre Bergé att ilsket fnysa: "Bah, Giorgio Armani! Förutom vit tryffel, pasta och opera har italienarna inget att komma med". Men så hade inte bara Armani, utan hela Italiens modeindustri, börjat utgöra ett rejält hot mot modet från Frankrike efter andra världskriget. Och invånarna omfamnade sitt mode. I en fransk guidebok från 50-talet kunde man till exempel läsa: "Italienare vill inte gå obemärkta förbi. De lägger enormt stor vikt vid sin klädsel, åtminstone vid de plagg de bär på gatan". Författaren noterade även att italienska män klädde sig spektakulärt snyggt. För det var inte bara damkläder som hjälpte till att putsa upp Italiens rykte, det var även herrkläder. I veckans program berättar vi mer om hur det gick till. Vi har även mött en av dagens italienska herrdesigner på frammarsch, Andrea Pompilio bosatt i Milano. Under flera år arbetade han för modehus som Alessandro Dell’Acqua, Prada, Calvin Klein och Yves Saint Laurent, innan han bestämde sig för att satsa på egna kollektioner. Andrea Pompilios herrkläder tar avstamp i det klassiska italienska herrmodet, men lägger till färg och en stor portion lekfullhet. Och inspirationen kommer alltid från just den italienske mannen. Men om många tittade på Italien så har även Italien blickat ut och snappat åt sig talanger, och inte bara när det gäller fotboll. I Milano hittar man även den svenske art directorn Joel Berg, som där driver en välrenommerad designstudio. Under flera år har han varit ansvarig för formgivningen av dagstidningen La Repubblicas weekendbilaga "D", en stor och tjock tidning som ägnar en stor del av sitt innehåll åt mode. Mer om Joel och italienskt förhållande till mode i media får vi höra i programmet. Och så tar vi en titt på vilken roll som kulturarvet spelar för Italiens mode, och den image som det vill förmedla. I Italien finns 44 av de platser som av FN:s organ Unescos utsetts till världsarv (det vill säga kultur- och naturmiljöer som anses vara enastående och av stor betydelse för hela mänskligheten) och ungefär 5000 museer. Men det är dyrt att upprätthålla dem och nu har även modemärken gjort en insats. Det italienska märket Tod’s ägare Diego Della Valle har satsat 25 miljoner euro av sina egna pengar på att restaurera Colosseum i Rom. Det berättar vi också mer om. Veckans gäst är Kristina Kappelin, författare och korrespondent för Sveriges Television i Italien där hon är bosatt sedan många år.

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"DJI Spark - The Nimble Drone"- Digital Photography Podcast 592  

This is The Digital Story Podcast #592, July 11, 2017. Today's theme is "DJI Spark - The Nimble Drone." I'm Derrick Story.

Opening Monologue

Quite frankly, drones were just too cumbersome to mess with. Since aerial photography was not essential to my business, I decided to bide my time until the right quadcopter was developed. Fortunately, I didn't have to wait too long. In June 2017, DJI released the Spark. It is truly the Nimble Photographer drone, and the top story for today's show.

Digital Photography Podcast 592

DJI Spark - The Nimble Drone

One of the things I really like about the Spark is that I can carry it with me all the time in my Think Tank Retrospective 7 shoulder bag. It fits nicely in the front pocket, and it's like carrying a second camera. Except this camera can fly.

I don't lug around extra batteries or a controller. I'm sticking with the basic $499 kit. I have an extra set of props and the charging cable. That's it.

All of my testing has been using the iPhone or iPad mini as the controller. My preference is the iPad because of its additional screen real estate, plus my phone is free for other tasks during flights. The DJI GO 4 app is quite good.

So really, the only think I've added to my everyday kit is the svelt quadcopter itself. But the payoff is tremendous. Here are five reasons why I recommend the Spark for Nimble Photography.

Built Like a Rock, but Much Lighter - You don't need to baby this device. It is solid. I carry it in a soft case in the front pocket of my Retrospective 7, and forget about it. When it's time to fly, the Spark is ready.

Amazing Technology - Incredible use of GPS satellites, infrared detection, WiFi connectivity, still photography, video recording, and aerodynamics. When combined with a state of the art smartphone, it's mind blowing what you have in the palm of your hand for $500.

Excellent for Still Photography - The 12 MP camera is quite good. Jpegs only. But on the fly you have options for single shot, burst mode, auto exposure bracketing, timed shot, shallow focus, and panorama photography. You can use full auto, or switch to manual exposure mode as needed. You can change both the ISO setting and white balance. All of this from your smartphone.

Intelligent Flight Modes - For HD video recording, you can take advantage of settings such as Active Track and Tripod mode. For Active Track, you ID a subject, and the Spark follows it while recording. For Tripod mode, it becomes super steady and moves slowly allowing for the sexy screen saver videos that we see on Apple TV.

Learn a New Skill - Just like I had to learn all about audio to become a photographer podcaster, I'm learning about aeronautics to become and aerial photographer. And it's fun. I'm using an app called Kittyhawk to review flight conditions such as wind and airspace clearance, I'm aware of obstructions and airport, and I'm learning how to take pictures from a completely new perspective.

I did register with the FAA because I may use some of my imagery commercially. Even though the Spark is super nimble, it's a serious aircraft. And I respect both its capabilities, and the responsibilities that come with its use.

Capture One Classroom

I've been trying to figure out a way to bring more personalized training to photographers without them having to travel. It's one thing to get on a plane to photograph wine country or the French Quarter, but not quite as alluring to travel far to sit in a classroom for two days.

As a result, I've designed a new approach called, The Nimble Classroom. And the first course series offered as part of this program will be for Capture One Pro. Here are the highlights.

Capture One Classroom - Session 1 - Catalog Management
Saturday, August 19, 8am PDT/11am EDT

Designing your Capture One Pro catalog to meet your needs as a photographer is an important first step toward creating a digital asset manager that is easy to use, effective, and enjoyable.

In this class, Derrick Story shows you best practices for creating a top notch catalog environment. Participants may submit their unique questions before class, allowing Derrick to incorporate that content into his teaching. And there will be live Q&A sessions throughout the course.

Class participation is limited to 6. The course may be viewed on a computer, tablet, or smartphone. Details will be sent to you prior to class.

Tuition for the one-day session is $129. No plane fares, hotel rooms, or rental cars. You can reserve your spot by visiting The Nimble Classroom on

Framing Tip of the Month

One thing your professional framer will tell you is that some pieces of art «need» help. If a picture is a non-standard size, either too large or too long, or the focal point of the picture is very close to the lower edge of the image, then the mat can be "pulled down".

This means that the lower edge of the mat is wider compared to the upper and side edges, creating a feeling of proportionality. This same technique can be applied in cases where two pictures of different sizes are shown together. If the inner edges of both mats are made slightly narrower, the two pictures will look more balanced.

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Updates and Such

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Texas-based Red River Paper recently announced a new fine art paper, Palo Duro Etching. The new paper is a 100 percent cotton rag paper and is free of optical brightener additives. The paper is designed to offer warm white tones, deep blacks and a subtle texture to accurately recreate traditional darkroom fine art prints.

See you next week!

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GENERATION XX -Marie Beauchesne, entrepreneure, féministe et fondatrice d'YPSYLONE  

Dans cet épisode, Siham reçoit Marie Beauchesne. Elle est entrepreneure, féministe et a fondé YPSYLONE, une marque de mode au service de son engagement pour la liberté des femmes. Si le mot "féministe" est très à la mode, Marie affirme l'avoir toujours été - féministe, pas "à la mode" - Pour elle, c'est une question de liberté, liberté d'être celle qu'on veut.  Dans cet épisode, Marie nous explique comment son engagement l'a menée à entreprendre et pourquoi elle a choisi le secteur de la mode pour faire passer ses idées. On revient sur les difficultés d'entreprendre dans ce milieu mais on parle aussi de détermination et de figures féminines inspirantes. Marie fait également un point sur ses bonnes résolutions de 2017 et nous parle du futur pour elle et Ypsylone.  Je vous souhaite une très bonne écoute et j'attends vos réactions sur Insta, FB ou Twitter. Pour suivre Marie : Pour suivre Génération XX : Production : Siham Jibril Remerciements : Alessandra Cocito Thème musical : Please listen carefully (musique libre de droits)

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