Spot Removal tool for Many Photos

Dust on the sensor usually means a tedious time removing spots from lots of photos. This is particularly true if the subject is a time lapse sequence that has hundreds of individual images that have to be cleaned up. Dust particles on a camera’s sensor make black fuzzy, dust bunnies in exactly the same place […]

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Dust Be Gone

Fuzzies are dark blurry looking spots that usually show in the skies of photographs. They are caused by dust resting on the camera sensor. No matter how conscientious you are about cleaning your sensor and avoiding dust, it’s going to get on to the sensor no matter what. It’s insidious and evil! Fortunately, there is […]

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Gels for Background Color

Sometimes art directors (or clients) want something that wasn’t included in pre-production. Photography is a creative endeavor. Art directors are creative too. When creativity happens during the shoot it’s time to open the tool kit of fast, simple solutions. Originally… The art director for an article about MAC cosmetics new line of romance novel inspired […]

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2415-Hard Drives

Face it. Death is a part of life. This is true of people. It’s true for hard drives,too. Those containers of mass data on high speed spinning disks have a life span just like we do. So how long will a hard drive last? Great question! MTBF The MTBF is touted as a feature in […]

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Support your local camera

Tripods start out as the bane of most photographer’s existence. Over time, they often grow into one of their happy places in photography. My beginning students at the Creative Circus complain that they are slowed down by using a tripod. “I can’t be spontaneous!” is one I hear often. Great photographs are the result of […]

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EOSFIX

Resolving Canon EOS Utility v/s Yosemite If you need to update your camera, transfer images, shoot tethered or load camera profiles, the Canon EOS utility is very useful. ┬áThat is of course if it works with your operating system. The bad news… In my post on November first Canon EOS Utility v/s Yosemite,┬áboth EOS Utility […]

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LR5 Upright

What is Upright? The Upright feature in Lightroom 5 is a great set of easy-to-use tools for correcting perspective (you know, those pesky converging lines that happen when when the camera is tilted up at a tall building.) It’s also ideal for making tilting horizons level. Additionally it can make lines that are coming together […]

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