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Mobile Mondays: Comparing RAW snaps of iPhone 12 Pro and Sony a7R III
Should you photograph in RAW or JPEG?
Quickly bring out hidden details in your RAW image files
Why won’t Lightroom read my RAW files?
I chose RAW in my camera … why is it capturing a different format?
How to photograph sledding (comprehensive)
Quick Tip: Stop Dumbing Down Your Raw Files
How to Create a Custom Workspace in Luminar 2018 for DJI RAW
How to use LUTs, Luminar 2018 and RAW DJI to Perfect Drone Photos
What the heck are LUTs?
Sunday Comics: Gimmie RAW!!!
What Color Space Should You Use?

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Why won’t Lightroom read my RAW files?

You got that fancy new camera during an after-Christmas sale, and you’re ready to go out and photograph! But when you get back and try to import photos, you suddenly find yourself unable to do so in Lightroom or Lightroom

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How to photograph sledding (comprehensive)

Wanna have some fun this winter? Go photograph kids sledding. When your subjects are having fun, you’re sure to have fun, too. It’s a great excuse to get out and make pictures and keep your eye sharp through the winter.

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Quick Tip: Stop Dumbing Down Your Raw Files

Working with Raw Files in Photoshop? One of the major benefits of shooting raw is an increased bit depth.  If you don’t make these two change to your Photoshop Raw workflow, you are just destroying the quality of your raw

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What the heck are LUTs?

What are LUTs? Do you know what a LUT is? You may not unless you have worked with video editing and color grading. LUT stands for Look Up Table. A LUT is a file that transforms one range of colors

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What Color Space Should You Use?

I spent some time with friends in Rochester, New York last week at a conference at Kodak Alaris. These friends have worked in the imaging industry for a long time and they deal with lots of pictures from lots of

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How to Make Wildlife Photos Look Great with ACDSee Ultimate

With wildlife, moments are fleeting and there are, literally, once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunities. While it is ideal to “get it right in the camera”, I also believe that while we create photos in the camera, we finish them in the digital darkroom. Some moments we capture are worth a little extra work to rescue if a mistake is made in settings or the light wasn’t quite right at the time.

In this article I’ll take you through how I process my wildlife images in the Develop Mode within ACDSee Ultimate 10 to get them looking their best, or to rescue shots that need a little extra help.

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Lightroom FAQ: Edit in Photoshop Options

In a typical workflow, you might start in Lightroom with a raw photo, then send a copy with Lightroom adjustments (Photo > Edit In > Edit in Photoshop) for additional editing. This copy will become either a PSD or TIF

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Fun with a fisheye: The Sigma 15mm f/2.8

“Fisheye lenses are gimmicks.” Lots of photographers think so. Most have never used one, but I don’t travel without one. The 15mm f/2.8 fisheye lens from Sigma is less than three inches in diameter and length. It weighs in at

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Free photoshoots: Why do I do them?

This image that you see right here — the cover one — is a photo I took with a triathlon athlete for her blog. Did I get money for that? No. Am I happy with that? Yes. Will I do

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Why are passion projects so important?

Why are passion projects so important? I really don’t think it matters what genre you photograph, or even what sort of creative you actually are. Photographer, videographer, musician, painter, sculpture, writer … if you are of the creative type, I am

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Birds and bridge cameras

A friend asked if it’s possible to make nice pictures of birds with her Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 bridge camera. I already knew the answer to that question but I wanted to illustrate my point. Spoiler alert: The answer is yes.

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