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Portrait Projects

At the beginning of the summer, I wrote a post about doing more portrait projects. Mostly because it's just too damn hot to shoot outdoors in the summer. That idea finally resonated in my brain and is giving birth to something new. After much … [Read more]

ThunderBay 4 And SoftRAID 5 Is Screaming Fast

I bought a ThunderBay 4 disk enclosure with 16 TB capacity from Other World computing a few months ago. It's finally up and running and I'm really happy with the results. Performance is more than double of my old system, and it has capacity to run … [Read more]

Magic Kingdom Train Station Sunset

For millions of people, the Magic Kingdom Train Station is a bit of a landmark.  It signals a transition of sorts. You're leaving the known world and all of its problems behind. On the other side, there's the promise of excitement, happiness and … [Read more]

The Dominance of Color

I have a tendency to prefer color photos. More accurately, I love strong colors. Color contrast, color symmetry or color complements. Just as Joe McNally frequently points out the language of light, I enjoy the language of color. So when and why … [Read more]

The Evolution of an Image

I thought I'd show the evolution of an image today. Everything from the initial capture to my post-processing workflow to complete it. The image itself is just a snapshot, but it was a good subject for this kind of discussion. That's because we … [Read more]

First Look At Intensify Pro From MacPhun Software

Intensify Pro from MacPhun Software is part of a new generation of photo editing software. It works as a plugin for Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture, but it also works well as a stand-alone editing tool. The developers at MacPhun Software managed … [Read more]