WEBINAR: Exploring Architectural Photography, Today 3PM EDT

This webinar will be an unscripted discussion of the concepts and techniques used in architectural photography, sponsored by Datacolor. David Saffir and I will be discussing a range of sample images, chosen for their value in illustrating architectural concepts and the techniques used to shoot them. Please join us for what we hope will beContinue reading “WEBINAR: Exploring Architectural Photography, Today 3PM EDT”

WEBINAR: Artistic Techniques in Phone Photography, Today 3PM EST

This webinar will be a discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of phone cameras, and ways to utilize them effectively, including add-on lenses and editing applications. This webinar is sponsored by Datacolor . David Saffir and I will be discussing a range of sample images, chosen for their value in illustrating phone photography methods andContinue reading “WEBINAR: Artistic Techniques in Phone Photography, Today 3PM EST”

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”

WEBINAR: Exploring Photographic Composition in Landscape and Still Life, Today 3PM EST

This webinar will be an unscripted discussion of composition, gesture, and other factors that make images work, co-sponsored by Datacolor and Digital Silver Imaging. David Saffir and I will be discussing a range of sample images, chosen for their value in illustrating compositional features, and in some instances, chosen for defying easy analysis. Please joinContinue reading “WEBINAR: Exploring Photographic Composition in Landscape and Still Life, Today 3PM EST”

WEBINAR: Getting the Most Out of Your Your Holiday Photography, Wed Dec 12 3-4 EST

Please join David Saffir and myself for a casual chat about improving your holiday photos. This will include tips for photographers at all levels. You can register for this webinar here. This will be at 3pm today (Dec 12) on the East Coast of the US, Noon on the West Coast. Your local time may vary… ThereContinue reading “WEBINAR: Getting the Most Out of Your Your Holiday Photography, Wed Dec 12 3-4 EST”

Zenfolio Interview with CDTobie

I was interviewed by the Zenfolio Blog team recently, on the topic of color management, as it affects their customers. This has mostly to do with the concepts of display calibration, ambient light control, and creating and using printer profiles. Here’s an excerpt: “When two monitor displays are properly calibrated, shouldn’t they be exactly theContinue reading “Zenfolio Interview with CDTobie”

WEBINAR: Holiday Stocking Stuffers, Wed Nov 28 3-4 EST

Please join David Saffir and myself for a fireside chat about those gifts we feel would most please photographers this holiday season. As the Stocking Stuffer title implies, we will try to focus on more affordable items, but this is photography, so you just KNOW that we’ll sneak in some of the more expensive spread…Continue reading “WEBINAR: Holiday Stocking Stuffers, Wed Nov 28 3-4 EST”

PhotoPlus Expo, Coming Right Up…

Later this week, the largest photo convention in the US will be happening at the Javits Convention Center in New York. But in even-numbered years, PDN’s PhotoPlus Expo is somewhat overshadowed by following on the heels of the world’s largest photo convention; Photokina, which takes place in Cologne, Germany in September of every second year.Continue reading “PhotoPlus Expo, Coming Right Up…”

Tutorial: Editing Fall Foliage Photos

At the peak of fall foliage season the colors can reach fluorescent levels, by borrowing light from outside the visible spectrum and reemitting it in the red through yellow zones. Because of this, foliage photography requires careful editing to produce the type of image our eye recalls seeing. All too often people make the wrongContinue reading “Tutorial: Editing Fall Foliage Photos”

Photokina: Google Acquires NIK Software

This is not actually a Photokina announcement, but I expect it to be the talk of Photokina none the less: Google has acquired NIK software, author of many excellent image editing applications, including last year’s iPad of the year award winner Snapseed. One could ponder what a company that does not offer professional photographic applicationsContinue reading “Photokina: Google Acquires NIK Software”