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April 21, 2011

Earth Day 2011 round-up (final edition)

This Earth Day 2011 day-long round-up is now final! Below you will find a sampling of Earth Day action from across the internets. Perhaps surprising, considering the link between photography and nature, there was not a lot of Earth Day action among most of the photography websites, blogs and forums out there :(

Green Photography Tips
+ developing with coffee and vitamin C at the KEH blog (checked the date, it is not April 1st!)

+ "B Kind to Earth" at the Shutter Sisters and more
+ interview with environmental and wildlife photographer Michael "Nick" Nichols at Photocrati in their "Photographers for Good" series
+ Arnie Lee's personal recollection at Stay Focused
+ John Paul Caponigro talks about the 1 Billion Acts of Green project
+ "Revenge of the Birds" by Graf Photo

Galleries and Pictures
+ photographer QT Luong is the first to photograph all 58 US National parks - checks thousands of his pictures at Terra Galleria
+ NASA's Earth Day 2011 micro site
+ Earth Day Roots project by The Leica Boss
+ Earth Day at the Art Wolfe blog
+ three featured photographers/pictures at Stone Thrower
+ Pentax K-5 goes to the forest in the dpreview Pentax forum
+ favorite pictures from NASA's Space Station collection selected at IB Times (may get pop-up ad!)
+ Earth Day events from around the world: St. Louis (Missoura), converting sand and rubble into a community garden in Peru

Picture Sharing and Social Media
+ stream of new pictures tagged as "EarthDay" on flickr and Photo Bucket
+ non-stop updates at #EarthDay on Twitter

+ five TED talks about Earth Day via Gizmodo

General Interest
+ Earth Day features at National Geographic
+ lots of Earth Day geekery coverage at Gimzodo (classic look)
+ how green is your iPhone info-graphic at geekaphone
+ Earth Day action at

Green Freebies
+ US/Canada: free coffee or tea at Starbucks if you take your own reusable tumbler/travel mug. *** LENS COFFEE MUGS REPRESENT! - and take pictures ***
+ free iPad wallpaper (green pristine rainforest) by JMG Galleries
+ free tree sapling (not a fully grown tree obviously) at Lowe's on Sat Apr-23-2011 (1 million to be given away) via Fat Wallet

This edition is now final
Original post: If you have any Earth Day related blog-posts or galleries or collections, please let me know in the comments or on Twitter (@1001noisycamera) or use the online contact form. If you are planning to add (or already have added) Earth-Day themed pictures in the Readers Flickr Pool give them a tag such as "EarthDay".

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