Your Photo Editing Workspace

My workspace

During some of my presentations I get asked about the work environment for editing digital photographs. I also get individual inquiries about the subject. In this post I will address those questions with some workspace examples including my … [Read more...]

Preserving Mood in Photographs

All combined in one image

One of the neglected, and often violated element in photography is the mood. Sitting in your living room on a bright sunny day look around and notice how dark the interior looks compared to the bright outside. Our visual system, being extremely … [Read more...]

Get Windows 10 Free

Free Windows 10 Upgrade

Microsoft is readying to launch its latest version of Windows on July 29, 2015. This time, upgrading from Windows 7 or Windows 8 systems to Windows 10 will be free. Microsoft will do this for even pirated copies of earlier versions of 7 or 8 although … [Read more...]

Welcome Back Ian

The Hornes and Jan

Dan and Melissa invited us for a barbecue to welcome Ian back home from a four-month trip to Tibet as a study abroad student. He looked great, and of course Melissa and Dan looked relieved. The deck was a bit too windy, after a while I decided to … [Read more...]

Old Houses of Adana

Old Houses of Adana

This post is a rewrite of something old, more than a dozen years. I wanted to write this again since the original slide show is no longer visible, and has not been visible for many years. It is both for the record and to restart the conversation … [Read more...]

Stitch Panoramas Even From Video Files

Panoramic stitch from video

OK, panorama stitching has been around for quite some time and there are excellent pieces of software out there. Do we need another one? The answer may be: "Yes, if you want to stitch from video." I stumbled upon this software from Microsoft; it is … [Read more...]

Adobe Lightroom 6 Is Out

Lightroom 6 Is Here

The long-awaited update to Lightroom is finally here. Software updates create anticipation and excitement fueled by the new features added to the new release, and Lightroom has had its share of anticipation. There has been a lot of hype and fanfare … [Read more...]