Do You Need a Printer?

Do You Need a Printer?

Consider Using a Professional Service Instead of Investing in Expensive Hardware! You may notice that I am not asking whether you need a print! All photographers need to print their work—printing is part of the image creation process, part of the visual learning...
Cambo Actus + FUJIFILM GFX

Cambo Actus + FUJIFILM GFX

Testing the Ultimate Technical Camera – part 2 This 2nd part of my examination of the Cambo Actus GFX system focuses (literally) on the lens tilting functionality. The tilting lens stage allows the photographer to alter the plane of focus, usually to match the...
Cambo Actus & FUJIFILM GFX

Cambo Actus & FUJIFILM GFX

Testing the Ultimate Technical Camera – part 1 Cambo USA recently contacted me with an opportunity to test the Cambo Actus technical camera with the FUJIFILM GFX—this was very exciting for me because I could renew my experience with view cameras in a new digital...
Fujifilm Meets Pixelstick

Fujifilm Meets Pixelstick

Pixelstick meet Fujifilm… now lets create! While we were on our photo tour of Venice Carnival, Bobbi Lane and I had a great opportunity to test out a prototype of Fujifilm’s new medium format camera, the GFX. I had been planing to create some images using...
Fujifilm GFX – Medium Format Gets Real

Fujifilm GFX – Medium Format Gets Real

An Adventure in Venice, Italy for Carnival Bobbi Lane and I had the great fortune to shoot with a prototype GFX on our tour of Venice Carnival 2017 this past February. Needless to say, we were extremely excited to put the camera to use in the incredible magical...
CMYK Conversion Control

CMYK Conversion Control

Best Practices for Better Printing Well now… finally getting back into posting here after a hectic several months searching for, and purchasing a house, moving into said house, dealing with various government bureaucratic snafus related to change of address,...
July Mandala of the Month

July Mandala of the Month

Here’s the July Mandala of the Month for your viewing pleasure: And the individual mandalas that make up the animation: –ësË8Ó(!‘6ê_õà% ãÿÑùîš”þ%S j3ù·¯¯ ±´P­Re.½:¡õ8à,¨uëߤ¯...
Which Lens Do I Get Next?

Which Lens Do I Get Next?

The Quandary of the Most Important Purchase After the Camera The investment in a new camera is really a commitment to an image capture system that includes additional lenses, a speedlight and any number of other accessories. Arguably, the most import decision any...
New Masking Features in Photoshop CC 2015.5

New Masking Features in Photoshop CC 2015.5

We are halfway through 2016, but it looks like we’re going to have at least one more “point” upgrade to Photoshop CC 2015 before they unleash a 2016 version! As updates go, this one is better than most because it contains some improvement in a core...
See Like a Camera!

See Like a Camera!

Don’t just pre-visualize—see the shot! My “Re-Thinking the Raw File Workflow” post stirred up quite a storm of protest from photographers so thoroughly invested in a raw-file workflow that they missed the point of the whole post! So… consider...
April Mandala of the Month

April Mandala of the Month

Many Mandalas in One Movie I thought I’d share the individual mandala images here in a gallery—click on each thumbnail to see a larger version: April Mandala-18 April Mandala-17 April Mandala-16 April Mandala-15 April Mandala-14 April Mandala-13 April Mandala-12...