If you use Adobe Lightroom then let me warn you, the following dialog box is the last thing you want to see when all is configured correctly (permissions are correct and another application is not using the catalog). Why? Because it means that your catalog file is inaccessible and may have big problems. The net result being lost work and time to fix the problem. Alas there is something you can do before this ever app
In case you missed there was a recent dust up about the recent Adobe Lightroom CC 2015.2 / Lightroom 6.2 update. The update introduced some new features and camera support, but also some unintended performance “enhancements” namely application instability resulting in crashes and a revamped import screen that was incredibly dumbed down removing many beloved features. Whether the storm of criticism thrust
What happens when you move? In my case you rediscover old tech that was put away and forgotten in the deep dark recesses of my home. The past couple of months I’ve been focused on moving my family for the first time in 15 years from San Francisco. While my nuclear family isn’t even 15 years old, I’ve been married 10 years and my oldest child is 5, I did surface some very old tech dating back nearly
Avoid downtime with these 6 steps to keep your Lightroom Catalog in tip top shape: 1. Know Where Your Catalog Resides Lightroom saves catalogs in the following folders: Windows: \Users\[user name]\Pictures\Lightroom Mac OS: /Users/[user name]/Pictures/Lightroom When in doubt check here: (Mac OS) Lightroom > Catalog Settings (Windows) Edit > Catalog Settings 2. Save Metadata to Your Files To save metadata
It’s always interesting to see which blog entries for the year caught the eye of my blog readers most. If you’re looking for some great reading and photography as you wait for New Years to approach then this is it. As always thanks for reading my blog and have a great New Years! 10. Half Dome Permit Related Death? 9. Adobe Lightroom Lesson to Learn – Backup Your Library 8. Privacy Watch: Cell Phones, Meta
One thing I’ve come to terms with over the years is that when in the field no matter how psyched or enthused I am, I end up having a comical internal conversation with myself to wake up for a sunrise photo. Mind you this isn’t all the time, but the frequency is greater when I’ve been putting in long hours the day before. Case and point was my recent trip to Montana and Wyoming where I was frequently
This past weekend I burned 1/2 a day digging up past images from a special time in my photographic career. That “special time” being a window of time when I was very serious about learning anything & everything about photography and remotely thinking about trying to do more with it as a profession. I then burned another 1/2 a day preparing those images for a formal copyright submission. Were all of th
I could generate a laundry list of thoughts as to why the Mavericks surf contest is one of the more amazing events to cover, but in the end it comes down to the sheer spectacle of man vs. nature. Having photographed every Mavericks Surf Contest since 2005 I’ve covered most every angle except from a jetski and the water itself. This year I was very fortunate stay dry on the media boat to get some killer photos.