The Tables have Turned, and now David Saffir Needs Your Assistance

We are writing this note for distribution to all the places where David Saffir has generously provided his expertise and wisdom over the years; please distribute as appropriate. Many of you will recognize David’s name. Some from the excellent book he contributed to our Mastering Digital Series, named Mastering Digital Color. It still sits onContinue reading “The Tables have Turned, and now David Saffir Needs Your Assistance”

PhoozL Interiors Photo Contest

This week’s PhoozL Photo Contest was on the topic “Interiors” and offered a wide array of interpretations of that theme. Here is an except from my Judge’s comments: “This was an interesting and varied group of images, making the judging process challenging. There were unique and challenging concepts of ‘interior’ and strong compositions telling interestingContinue reading “PhoozL Interiors Photo Contest”

PhoozL Architectural Detail Photo Contest

I recently judged a photo contest at the PhoozL photography site on the topic of Architectural Details. Here is an excerpt from my judges summary: “Amongst those that clearly fit the architectural detail category there were many interesting images, ranging from pure black-and-white with no grays, to blazing full color, and from macro-level closeups coveringContinue reading “PhoozL Architectural Detail Photo Contest”

PhoozL Architectural Night Photo Contest Results

I’ve just completed judging the PhoozL Photography Contest of the Week. This week’s theme was Architectural Night Photography. From my overview: “I was impressed by the quality of images submitted to the ‘Architecture Nights’ photo contest. Many were classic city skylines, with dramatic sunsets or colorful water reflections. A few stood out by offering uniqueContinue reading “PhoozL Architectural Night Photo Contest Results”

C David Tobie Presents at Stanford University’s SCIEN Coloquia Lecture Series

David Cardinal recently wrote an article on my presentation at Stanford University for the Datacolor SpyderBLOG. For those of you interested in color management, it covers some of the issues I addressed in that lecture. Click HERE to view the article. Photo Credit: David Cardinal, Copyright 2013. Website: Return to Blog’s Main Page

C David Tobie to Present at International Printing Week, Cal Poly

Anyone attending International Printing Week at the Cal Poly, or in the San Luis Obispo, CA area, please join C David Tobie, Datacolor Product Technology Manager, for a one-hour presentation on Display Calibration for All Your Viewing Devices. This session runs from 4PM to 5PM on Tuesday, Jan 28. This session will cover calibration for aContinue reading “C David Tobie to Present at International Printing Week, Cal Poly”

FOTOfusion Public Presentation: Video for Photographers, Friday Jan 25, 3:45 PM Hall 616

If you are attending FOTOfusion, at the Palm Beach Photo Centre, or if you are in the Palm Beach area, please join me for a one hour presentation on video for photographers. This session runs from 3:45 to 4:45 on Friday, Jan 24, and will cover basic info on cameras, lenses, tripods, lights, software, computers,Continue reading “FOTOfusion Public Presentation: Video for Photographers, Friday Jan 25, 3:45 PM Hall 616”

ImagingUSA Showfloor SEMINAR: Color Management from Capture to Print, Mon 12:30PM, Midwest Photo Stage

This Presentation will be co-sponsored by Datacolor and Midwest Photo Exchange. As the title indicates, I’ll be covering color management for capture, for display, and for output.  Sunday’s session was a full house. There will be a Datacolor SpyderCube given away to one attendee at the end of the session, so stop by if youContinue reading “ImagingUSA Showfloor SEMINAR: Color Management from Capture to Print, Mon 12:30PM, Midwest Photo Stage”

CDTobie: Updated List of Speaking Events

For an updated list of my winter speaking events please see the home page of my photography website: This list is not yet final, and I suspect more events will be added, especially for the month of February, but this covers all my current commitments from now until April. I will attempt to fillContinue reading “CDTobie: Updated List of Speaking Events”

Live-Shooting Holiday Photo Contest at PhoozL

A new and different photo contest has just started at the PhoozL photography site. It is a live-shooting contest, where all images must be shot between Dec 8 and Jan2. There is an overarching theme of “Celebration” and 9 different categories including Silhouette, Street, Night Scene, and Still Life. Ideally each contestant will enter an imageContinue reading “Live-Shooting Holiday Photo Contest at PhoozL”