I have to be straight up here. I’m writing about digital noise in photos and I am going to tick off some readers who have different perspectives, some of them finely polished and honed by years of incoming BS. I’m not suggesting that these folks are stupid, but that they may have chosen to believe crap from some alleged experts, or are, to be blunt, doing things incorrectly and building skyscrapers out of tiny bits of Meccano.Read More
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The buzzword in photographic editing is AI or Artificial Intelligence. Sorry mirrorless lovers, Mirrorless is no longer the buzzword of the year. AI sounds all marvellous and such but are these software packages really artificial intelligence, or are they really just a package of more sophisticated algorithms. Or worse, are they encodings of popular looks to be found on Social Media.Read More
I was asked by a client to write about this topic and thought that it would have even wider resonance because it can be such a great conversation. I have often heard that it’s important to break the rules of photography, but what is consistently left out is that to know when to break the rules, one has to first understand them. Doing otherwise, is very much putting the cart before the unicorn.Read More
Recently there has been a flood of information pertaining to Adobe removing their $10 USD per month Photography Plan from sale. As was pointed out in a recent email from Dave Cross, a superb independent Photoshop instructor, it’s an exciting story that just isn’t true. Not right now at least.Read More
Welcome to another iteration of Perspectives. I count myself as incredibly fortunate in that I get to meet lots of different creative folks, who are very committed to their craft and growing as creatives. Some of them disconnect because they are not getting traction on social media and that's what I want to talk about today.Read More
In truth, I don’t know that this question is unique following the Christmas holidays, but the volume of posts on forums and the number of click-bait web sites certainly goes up. Rather than get engaged with all the crapola, let’s examine this question objectively.Read More
In this piece, I want to offer some considerations on a problem that is apparently plaguing all of us as creatives who are considering a new camera. Without further ado, join me in discussing The Slot Crisis.Read More