Tag: editing

How to fix Rawtherapee after adding HaldCLUT

Just a few quick words regarding an issue I encountered with RawTherapee recently and struggled to solve, where RawTherapee would not launch. For my move to Linux Ubuntu, I’m…

Early Lessons in Ubuntu & Photography

As I mentioned a week or so ago, my primary computer was down for most of March due to a failed cooling fan. While it was out for…

Thoughts on computers and OS

And now for something completely different.  The image above is a screenshot from the desktop of laptop running Ubuntu, which is itself a flavor of Linux.  I say…

Color or b&w?

Sometimes I find that the choice between color and black and white is straight-forward, while other times it’s a lot harder for me to figure out which I…

BRENT PENNINGTON Sunrise ignites the sky over the north end of Lackawanna State Park on the morning of 10 August 2013.

A partial skunking

This was the view I was treated to Saturday morning, for about ten minutes.  Of which eight were spent driving down the highway on my way to the…

Photoshop CS6

I finally gave in and upgraded to Photoshop CS6. It’s been installed for about two weeks now and I’m slowly becoming more comfortable with it. It’s funny, since…

Simple Clicks – Twilight HDR

After last week’s post on HDR, and especially my inability to fully grasp it, I decided to give it another try. Just before the observatory lecture began, I…

Fakin’ It?

I grew up and took my first pictures in the film era. I developed film and made prints in an honest-to-God darkroom that reeked of chemical smells. Whatever…

Dodging & Burning in Photoshop

Dodging and burning have been with us for a long time now, beginning in the classic darkroom.  I won’t bore anyone with a history lesson, although I will…

Winter Panoramas

Sometimes you just get the urge to do something – in this case, it was to shoot panos.  Panoramas are a mixed bag for me, something that I…

Morning in Blue & Gold

Finally made it out this morning for sunrise – another of those hectic weeks where I didn’t get a camera in my hands for far too long and…