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One Little Brush with Big Results

If you ever listened to me teach or read much on the blog then you know that I do use Adobe Camera Raw as the mainstay for my finishing work. For me it’s the fastest process for my workflow and that’s what matters the most. Keep in mind that Lightroom CC has the same controls […]

August 4th, 2015 | Comments Off on One Little Brush with Big Results
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New Techniques For Old Images

One question that I’m always plagued with is, is it worth going back over older images and refinishing them? As programs become more advanced it becomes easier and easier to finish those favorite photographs that we all take. However, is it worth the time to do so? I truly don’t know the answer but I […]

August 3rd, 2015 | Comments Off on New Techniques For Old Images
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Processing Quickly

Over the last week I have been very busy getting images finished for a client and they are really starting to pile up. I’ve already done 1700 images and there’s still more to do but thankfully with the help of Adobe Camera Raw there are some time saving techniques that I thought others might enjoy. […]

June 15th, 2015 | Comments Off on Processing Quickly
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Great Summer Deals Going on at B&H

Just announced are some great savings going at B&H with bundling offers that can save a lot. If you’re looking for something new or wanting to improve the locker this summer, it might be worth checking out what they have to offer. The special is going on until June 27th so there’s plenty of time […]

June 1st, 2015 | Comments Off on Great Summer Deals Going on at B&H
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Lightroom 6 Announced Today

For those that might not have heard already, Adobe announced today that Lightroom 6 is now available. You can purchase them from B&H separately if you are not a Adobe Creative Cloud member. If you want to learn all the new things that are going on inside Lightroom, Scott and RC are doing live webcasts […]

April 21st, 2015 | Comments Off on Lightroom 6 Announced Today
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Summing Up Africa

My brother has for the last couple of years really embraced video and video editing and has done an amazing job in a very short period of time, coming up with his own content. Last week he published on his blog a short video on African Wildlife that he made from our trip to Mala […]

April 17th, 2015 | Comments Off on Summing Up Africa
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Adobe Camera Raw 8.8

Yesterday Adobe released Camera Raw 8.8. If you’ve been following my blog then you know how much of a fan I am of ACR and how much time it saves in my post finishing process. If you haven’t used it before I suggest you give it a try. If you’re already using it then you […]

March 20th, 2015 | Comments Off on Adobe Camera Raw 8.8
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14-24mm to 18mm

For many years now I have had the 14-24mm AF-S f/2.8 lens in my camera bag. When it comes to landscape photography you really want to be able to go wide at times. Not every shot, but there are those occasions where the wide shot can tell a more complete story. That range of the […]

March 18th, 2015 | Comments Off on 14-24mm to 18mm
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Recycling

Photography is an interesting industry. It has challenges and let downs like any other business but it also has its own rewards. Since it is such a technology rich business it requires a constant upkeep. Those upkeeps tend to lead a lot left over. That’s where everyone can pitch in. Over the last few years […]

February 16th, 2015 | Comments Off on Recycling
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Firmware Updates to Buffalo Drives

Speed is a very important element of everything that we do in the Photography business and many factors attribute to that speed. A couple weeks ago Buffalo updated their firmware for their external NAS drives. I went through mine this past weekend and found that a few of my drives needed the update. I can […]

January 12th, 2015 | Comments Off on Firmware Updates to Buffalo Drives