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Finally! It’s been forever, but Apple has given us a “dark mode” in their new release of OS 10.10 Yosemite, bringing a black menu bar and a whole bunch of new features. It’s surprising how much nicer the black menu bar is once you try it. When I first installed Yosemite, my eyes were always […]

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ApetureImporter

Many Mac users have decided to switch from Aperture or iPhoto to Lightroom.  Adobe has just released a new tool to help easily migrate existing Aperture and iPhoto libraries into Lightroom with a free Lightroom plug-in. What Comes Over Most of the important stuff makes the move Flags Star Ratings Keywords GPS Data Rejects Hidden Files Color Labels* Stacks* Face […]

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I love long exposure photography because it has the power to make even the most mundane scenes a bit more interesting visually. When shooting daytime scenes I often turn to my Lee Big Stopper 10-stop ND filter. The Big Stopper is so dark you can’t actually see through it, which means your camera’s internal metering […]

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Apple Watch

Like many of you, I had the Apple product announcement playing in the background at the studio recently. I was excited by the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but what I really wanted to see was the Apple Watch. There are so many possible applications for wearable computing devices and, until Apple, no […]

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camupdatemavericks

If you’re a Mac user, a new camera update has recently shipped (version 5.07). OS X Mavericks provides system-level support for digital camera RAW formats. In order to use these files, you can access them through Aperture or iPhoto on your Mac. You can also browse at the system level looking through folders. Supported by Digital Camera […]

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iPhone

Editor’s Note: This is an opinionated review of a product by two writers for the site — Mykii Liu and Rich Harrington.  Between them they’ve owned every iPhone.  While they don’t have secret access before the rest of the world (but they’d like to) they have pored over specs, keynotes, videos, and more.  Let the advice ensue. […]

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In celebration of back to school season, we’ve lowered the price on all our books.

Photoshop User Magazine just gave our new Lightroom book a perfect 5-star review.

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