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Adobe’s Digital Negative (DNG) file format With the advent of digital photography a number of years ago, Adobe developed and created an open source publicly available specification called the Digital Negative or DNG for short.  This was released to the public in 2004. As camera manufacturers developed new cameras they often developed a new camera […]

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Today I came across an interesting Adobe Lightroom tool.  Cheyne Wallace at Lightroom Dashboard is a Software Developer based in San Fransisco and an avid photographer in his spare time. LR Dashboard was built to better understand your habits while shooting and as it turns out perhaps enlighten you with what gear you really need […]

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Top 10 items I often carry in my bag… While it’s common to be asked “What’s in your camera bag?” in terms of what cameras and lenses I’m using there is a whole other side of what’s in my bag that can be and often is quite valuable to have.  Like a good boy scout […]

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Lighroom 6 release At long last (almost 2 years since LR 5 was released) Adobe has released Photoshop Lightroom 6.0.  This long anticipated release includes: Facial recognition HDR (High Dynamic range processing) Panorama’s New brushes and radial filters More slideshow options Performance enhancements Easier photo sharing Along with the desktop update the mobile app includes: […]

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Migrating to Lightroom Before you think of upgrading your Mac to the much anticipated OS X 10.10.3 that includes the new Photos app, you may want to consider migrating your photos from iPhoto (Apples photo app) to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.  I downloaded a number of photos from my iPhone to iPhoto for this demo.  Once you have […]

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  The Missed Shot! Ever had one of those days where you are with someone and at the end of the day you are sharing photos and wonder “How did they get that shot? and Why did I miss it?”.  I have to admit when my wife and I are out it happens, however it’s […]