If you’ve been enjoying my podcast, EXIF and Beyond, and have subscribed to it via iTunes your feedback (AKA Customer Review) would be much appreciated. As it stands the podcast has yet to receive a single comment, which I’m rather surprised by considering the traffic, size and popularity of the subscriber base. This week I discovered EXIF and Beyond is among the Top 25 most popular photography related po
I received some great feedback on various photo forums regarding my blog entry/article “The 5 Biggest Digital Photography Pitfalls“. Below are a few comments that I thought were great points along with my thoughts.
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
As someone who has been interested in astrophotography for over two decades the term “Super Moon” is not only B.S., but it’s increasingly over used. “Super Moon” has become the layman term for a full moon at perigee, the closest point of the moon in its elliptical orbit to Earth. The culprit behind the overuse of this arbitrary term is the press, but even though I think it’s B.S. I
The past week has been an interesting roller coaster ride with photographers and other creatives sounding the alarm about Facebook’s pending Data Policy and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities changes. On one hand good for photographers for taking note and on the other hand too bad photographers don’t realize their pact with the “devil” is already signed regardless of this particular revi
This week I’ll be running a free 4 day online astronomy landscape workshop discussing Star Trail photography at 9am PST Monday March 26th to Thursday March 29th. Enroll here to receive a link to a larger video feed or watch below. This is going to be a great event and you’re invited to attend. I’ll be covering tons of great info from gear selection at BorrowLenses.com to Camera Technique to Post-Pro
Every once in a while I look back in my photo library and I stumble across something I’ve overlooked that ends up surprising me. Most of the time it’s a scenic photo as I highlighted in a past post Always Check Your Seconds. Last week though while conducting an image search for a client I stumbled across an image from 2004 of former San Francisco Zoo Keeper Lori Komejan at the Lion House. This particular
It’s been several months now and I’m really enjoying my time on Google+. One thing that has been making the experience all the more enjoyable is the use of the following extensions in the Chrome browser. The following extensions in some cases improve on the user interface, integrate my activity with other social media sites or just make accessing content easier. The following extensions are definitely wo