Developing a file structure is one of the first steps in creating your workflow. Whether youre using Lightroom to manage your library or Bridge to view folders of photos, its much easier to find a specific photo if you use a descriptive filename. In my personal workflow, I include the date, project name, and image number. So for example: 2014-09-16_ND_Scout_0001.nef Most everything I shoot is on one day. However, if youre shooting for multiple days, with multiple cameras on larger shoots, then I recommend you include that information too. … [Read more...] about Batch Renaming your Photos with Mac OS X Yosemite
If you're a Mac user, a new camera update has recently shipped (version 6.01). OS X Yosemite provides system-level support for digital camera RAW formats. In order to use these files, youcan access them through Aperture oriPhoto on your Mac. You can also browse at the system level looking through folders.Supported by Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 6.01 Canon EOS 7D Mark II Fujifilm X30 Nikon D750 Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100 Launch the software update by choose Apple Menu > Software Update or Apple Menu > App Store and choose … [Read more...] about Mac User? Time to Update Your Raw Support (6.01)
This past weekend, I erased my MacBook Pro and re-installed Apples latest operating system, Yosemite. It might take a little longer to get up and running, but doing a clean install removes the junk and cache files that slow down your computer. Most of my computers files are on the cloud, so it was pretty easy to get set up. Download Google Drive. Check. Download Dropbox. Check. Download 1Password. Check. Download Adobe Creative Cloud. . . I wanted to reinstall my Creative Cloud apps and it took me a while to find out where to download. To … [Read more...] about Where’s the Download button? How to Install Creative Cloud on a New Computer
Finally! Its 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. Its surprising how much nicer the black menu bar is once you try it. When I first installed Yosemite, my eyes were always drawn to the stark-white bar on the top of my screen. With the black menu bar, it fits perfectly with the black bezel on my laptop, and looks great with my Adobe applications. Adobe launched dark versions of Photoshop in the CS6 collection and Ive since wanted a … [Read more...] about The Black Menu Bar is Finally Here!
The beta for Apple OS X Yosemite is expected to drop tomorrow (Thursday, July 24). This is a public beta program that allows the first 1 million users signed up to test drive the next release of OS X. The goal is to try it out and submit your feedback to Apple. Some official details... What is the OS X Beta Program? OS X Yosemite will be available this fall. The OS X Beta Program lets you take part in shaping it by test-driving pre-release versions and letting us know what you think. Your comments will help us make OS X better for all Mac … [Read more...] about Want to Get OSX Yosemite First (And Free)?