Tag Archives: software


Crashplan Review for Backup of Photographs

When I first started in digitial photography back around 2002, ensuring that my photos were safe was more of a practice of faith.  Once in awhile I would pray to the hard drive gods for […]

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Lightroom 5 Facebook Export Presets

  As a follow up to my previous post on Lightroom 5 export presets for images optimized for Instagram here is a set of presets to speed up your Facebook workflow. Download the posted zip […]

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Apple Trees and Rapeseed Fields near Baden

As I am waiting for some of my applications to churn away and render some video I was browsing through my catalog of photos from earlier this spring and came across this image.  I was […]

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Baldegg Time-Lapse Project Using LrTimelapse3

A few years ago I started playing around with time-lapse photography with my Canon 40D, Lightroom, and Quicktime player.  I didn’t do much reading up on how to do it properly, but I was having […]

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Photographer’s PC Setup: What Do I have Installed?

I am a big fan of Evernote.  If you have never tried it, take if for a spin its a great tool to keep track of stuff.  I recently used evernote to keep a record […]

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Wet Plate Photo Example: Nik Collection Analog Efex Pro

Google’s Nik Collection just expanded with the recent addition of Analog Efex Pro.  The new tool is designed to create some classic camera and vintage film effects  to your modern images. I have always been […]

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NextGen Gallery 2.0, My Appologies Photocrati, It Works

    Recently I was quick to jump on the bandwagon as the steam was shooting out of my ears over the fact that my WordPress site was experience lots of issues with my Nextgen […]

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Sharpening Your Images Makes Such A Difference

I never realized what I was really missing out on when I didn’t pay much attention to sharpening my digital images for the screen.  Sharpening can mean the difference between a a nice photo, and […]

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Review of Project 1709: What Are You Supposed To Be?

Canon, what were you thinking when you came up with the idea for Project 1709?  I understand this is a beta product.  Let me share  a question I heard from a 4 year old ask […]

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Reporting on 5 Years of EXIF data

I have finished an interesting project, a geek project really. A look back at over 5 years of EXIF data from my various Lightroom catalogs. The hardest part in getting to this point was spending a half a day upgrading some antique LR2, LR3, and LR4 catalogs to Adobe Lightroom 5 so I would have one consistent version of Lightroom to export over 70,000 lines of EXIF information.

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