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Lightroom 6

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

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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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
Wacom release

New From Wacom

I have been a fan of Wacom products for years, using two 21″ Cyntiqs at home and an Intuos 5 on the road. The combination makes life so much easier and faster when it comes to processing images. Well Wacom just announced the new 27QHD Cyntiq and Companion 2. I haven’t had a chance to […]

January 9th, 2015 | Comments Off on New From Wacom
Ansel Adams Act

Important Legislature

My Dad is very good at finding important topics for other photographers to me mindful of. A couple of days ago he came upon this one, a new law being proposed in Congress, if you haven’t seen this yet then you really need to go read about it!

January 8th, 2015 | Comments Off on Important Legislature

D5500 Available for Pre-Order

B&H now has the D5500 available for Pre-Order up on their site. They not only have the standard black version but also the Red Version, body and 18-55 lens kit, and the body and 18-140 lens kit. Start off the New Year right with new toys.

January 7th, 2015 | Comments Off on D5500 Available for Pre-Order
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What is the Next Big Thing

Yesterday I said I was getting asked two questions a lot; have I gotten through everything from Africa, which haven’t entirely, and the other one is what is the next big thing I have planned? Having grown up around the photography business I know how much time photographers spend on the road and while I […]

January 6th, 2015 | Comments Off on What is the Next Big Thing