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”

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…”

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”

Photokina, A Few First Impressions…

Here is my view of Cologne and Photokina. Starting, literally, with my view: from my hotel room window. Hotel windows in Europe don’t treat you like small children. They actually open, and allow you to look out, to hang out to take photos (something I’ve often put to good use), or even to fall outContinue reading “Photokina, A Few First Impressions…”

Photokina, Coming Right Up…

Photokina is the world’s largest photo event, happening in Cologne, Germany every two years. Photokina often brings a raft of new product releases and announcements, and the opportunity to get hands-on time with new cameras and other photography related equipment. This year it could be argued that the biggest of the big new products haveContinue reading “Photokina, Coming Right Up…”

Photoshop World DC, Coming Right Up

Its that time of year again, cherry blossoms in the Nation’s Capital, and Photoshop World DC. Well, with this year’s weather I won’t be surprised if the cherry blossoms have come and gone, but Photoshop World will make up for it. Any of you wishing to meet up with me will find me speaking atContinue reading “Photoshop World DC, Coming Right Up”