Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Lightroom UI Oddity

One of the things that frustrates me about Lightroom is a UI design choice that is confusing and counter-intuitive. I finally figured out how it works this past week, so I thought I’d share. I have saved watermarks in Lightroom. … Continue reading

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Virtual Copies in Lightroom

I, too, love Virtual Copies in Lightroom. When you want to process a single image multiple ways, this simple feature is a real boon to your workflow.

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Follow Friday 28 January 2011

Two tech/photography bloggers, and one concert photog this week: Terry White (@terrylwhite ) is an Adobe evangelist, and a solid gadget and photography blogger. His blog is updated daily, and his Twitter stream will keep you up to date with … Continue reading

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“Dancers Among Us”

There is no more awesome photo set I’ve seen this year than “Dancers Among Us.” It’s a series of pictures of dancers in New York City.  They strike poses and pull off back-bending moves in otherwise-normal situations, often with crowds … Continue reading

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Photographic Five #3: 365 Titles

5 365 Project Titles Self Portraits Aren’t Narcicism, They’re Advertisements for the Mirror Company Finally, I’m Getting Some Use Out of This Macro Lens and My Kid’s Toys 365 Pics From My Back Yard Burst Mode Can Give Me A … Continue reading

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And so it began. . .

One thing I plan on doing in this blog is porting over and updating some of my writings on photography from my other blog, VariousAndSundry.com. Let’s start today with this post, from three years ago today. Happy Anniversary to me … Continue reading

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Rooster: Universal Edits Only

There’s the continuous debate in photography today about what photography actually is. Where does the camera end and the post-processing begin? What’s right to edit, and what’s “cheating?” Everyone’s opinion is different. I don’t have a strict code or anything … Continue reading

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Photographic Five #2: Saving Precious Disk Space

5 Ways to Save Precious Disk Space Convert everything to black and white. Save to PNG. Destructive editing.  If you’re cropping a picture, why save all that extra crap you don’t need? Don’t make full-size images.  Just squint really hard … Continue reading

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Testing iPhone HDR Photography

I’m still on an iPhone 3GS, so I need third party apps to do HDR photography with the iPhone.  I use mostly TrueHDR, which had a recent and very exciting update.  At least, I think it’s a recent update. I’m … Continue reading

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When I Grow Up, I Want To Be Joe McNally

Hanging out of helicopters? COOL!

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