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Ubuntu Screenshot

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…

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Adobe’s Creative Cloud

The news about Adobe’s new Creative Cloud model is pretty much common knowledge now; there’s been plenty of posts about it on other sites. Some of those just…

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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…

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My thoughts on HDR

HDR photography has been around for several years now. In fact, I can remember when the rage started and everyone ran out and started shooting multiple bracketed exposures…

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Adobe Bridge & Why it Works for Me

Compared to Lightroom, Adobe Bridge takes a lot of trash talk. As one big-name photographer put it, “It comes free with Photoshop. You get what you pay for.”…

Tethered Shooting via Canon EOS Utilities software

Tethered Shooting

Like so many of my photographic explorations, my foray into tethered shooting probably lacks scientific methodology or testing. I pretty much jumped into it just because an opportunity…

Portrait of Mandy Boyle taken on the afternoon of 18 February 2012.

Review – VSCO Film Plugin

Maybe it’s just trendy right now, but for the past year or so I’ve seen a lot of photos processed to look like old film prints. Real film…

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How I Process Panoramas

In my last post, I discussed how I shoot images for a panorama. This time, I’ll walk you through my post-production process for making a final, composited image….

Layers: The Complete Guide – Review

Buy this book.  It’s a crappy way to start a review, I know, but it’s really just that simple – if you meet any of the criteria below,…

Netbooks & Photography

A couple of weeks back I posted about replacing my aging laptop with a new netbook.  There were several factors that went into the decision, but essentially I…

Off-topic: Asus netbook BIOS update

Going off-topic here for a moment to share some advice on performing a BIOS update on ASUS netbooks.  This information is specific to the model I have –…

Some Changes to the Blog

If you swing by my portfolio pages, you’ll notice that things have changed, specifically the way I’m displaying them.  This is a good thing, and I’m actually quite…