What Photoshop Is Used For Today

We hear a lot about Photoshop being used to make models impossibly thin, or remove every sign of wrinkles from someone’s face. Photoshop is no longer the day-to-day photo adjustment app (that’s Lightroom’s job); but it is an invaluable tool for a certain type of photo related work: masking and compositing. The image below shows theContinue reading “What Photoshop Is Used For Today”

Simplified Multiple Image Deletion in Lightroom CC

Adobe applications are powerful; but the flip side of that power is complexity, and the learning curve needed to master that complexity. In the case of Lightroom one of my ease-of-use complaints has always been that deleting a single image was easy; deleting multiple images was a complex, multiple step process any way that you choseContinue reading “Simplified Multiple Image Deletion in Lightroom CC”

Mac Edition Radio Interview with C. David Tobie & David Saffir

Harris Fogel  caught up with David Saffir and myself at PhotoPlus Expo, and spent an evening discussing color management, as it relates to photography, mobile, and video. Here’s a MacEditionRadio.com audio interview that captures some of that conversation. Thanks, Harris, for an interesting evening, and a very professional interview! Credits: C. David Tobie, Copyright 2013.Continue reading “Mac Edition Radio Interview with C. David Tobie & David Saffir”

Time Lapse Photography – Give It a Shot for Free

Time lapse photography consists of a series of still images, taken at intervals, which can be played back as a fast-motion video. Timelapses can be taken with a wide range of cameras, and don’t necessarily require much special equipment. This article will serve as an intro to the basics of low-cost time lapse. Can IContinue reading “Time Lapse Photography – Give It a Shot for Free”

Color Analysis of the iPad Mini and Retina iPad Mini

Note: I am republishing this article, as it pertains equally to the new Retina Display iPad Mini, which shares similar screen color with the non-Retina version. Characteristics of the Fourth Generation iPad with Retina Display There are not too many surprises with the fourth generation full size iPad (wouldn’t it be great if Apple gave these productsContinue reading “Color Analysis of the iPad Mini and Retina iPad Mini”

To Power, Filter, and Protect – CagePro for your GoPro Camera

Tehkron has announced a new cage for the GoPro Hero3+ cameras called CagePro, which serves multiple purposes. Protection We all know the types of abuse GoPro cameras see; its all in a day’s work for a GoPro to be used in high activity, accident-prone situations. So an outer cage for the GoPro is a useful toolContinue reading “To Power, Filter, and Protect – CagePro for your GoPro Camera”

Gear Organization – What’s Inside Your Camera Bag?

Why will we pay a small fortune for a camera bag, but nothing for the organizers we put inside it? Heads turn when I pull out a serious camera bag. But once I open it, the magic ends. I have random cases and pouches from companies ten years dead, and even an old electric shaverContinue reading “Gear Organization – What’s Inside Your Camera Bag?”

Top Ten Reasons You Should Be Shooting Video

Your Camera Can Do It, So Why Can’t You? Most recent model DSLRs shoot excellent video, as do many of the smaller Mirrorless cameras. So the only thing keeping you from shooting video, is learning how to put your camera in Video Mode. Your Lenses Can Do It, Too Many DSLR and Mirrorless Lenses areContinue reading “Top Ten Reasons You Should Be Shooting Video”

Spyder Photo & Video Products Win International Press Association’s Best-In-Show Award at PPE

Datacolor won a Best In Show award for the Spyder line of products for Photo and Video from the International Press Association‘s IMPress Magazine, shot at Photo Plus Expo in New York City last week. Below is a link to the video interviews IMPress shot with me at the Datacolor Photo Plus Expo booth. Click HereContinue reading “Spyder Photo & Video Products Win International Press Association’s Best-In-Show Award at PPE”