Hello, Lightroom…Again

After about 4 years with Apple’s Aperture, I have decided to go back to Adobe Lightroom. (Yes, I know the official title is “Adobe Photoshop Lightroom” but they can just get over it!) I started with Lr with the original beta and then version 1. I didn’t have a laptop with the horsepower for Aperture. […]

Preserving Memories

photography,digitizing,memories,photographs,slides You have probably heard this before so I’m going to say it again. If you are like me you probably have a ton of photographs and slides sitting in boxes or in memory albums. From time to time you might even take them out and look at them. In my case, I still have […]

DSLR Video

photography,video,cameras,d5000,d3s,d90,d300s Yesterday I did two things I said I would not do: get into “video” via my DSLR camera and buy another DX-format camera. I must admit I have thought of video-via-DSLR somewhere between a fad and a joke. It seemed reasonable that if you wanted stills you would use a DSLR and if you […]

Did I Miss Something?

i don’t get it,nikon,d3s Did I miss something? I looked at some other web sites / blogs and nobody is saying squat about Nikon’s newest wonder, the D3s. Now either they aren’t reading their email or they are more taken with Adobe’s Photoshop app for the iPhone (which has gotten a lot of airtime). This […]

Nikon D3s

nikon,d3s,canon,5d mkii,d300s,d90,d5000,video The guys at Nikon are at it again and have released the D3s. My uneducated guess is the D3Xs will come out in the spring and the D4 will come out November of 2010. (Image © 2009 Nikon, All Rights Reserved.) This is definitely a everything including the kitchen sink. Major new features: […]

New Year’s Resolutions

photography,writing,2009 resolutions Making New Year’s Resolutions are a tradition for most people. Most resolutions are things you know you should do but you lack the will power to actually follow through on them. I know that sounds harsh but it is January 1, 2009, and you need to be brutatally honest at least one day […]

Nikon D3x

nikon,dslr wars,photography I was visiting the Macworld web site this morning and this caught my eye: Nikon has announced their new, 24.5-megpixel D3x. They are supposed to be available this month for a mere $8,000. You can read the specs on their web site here. Photo of the D3x from Nikon’s web site. © Nikon. […]

Nikon D300 Firmware 1.10 Released

nikon,d300 Nikon finally released firmware v1.10 for the D300. This one has been rumored for a bit and actually showed up on new D300 cameras before it was available on the website for download (Mac, PC). Nikon has put a number of enhancements and bug fixes in this release so you will want to visit […]

Sometimes I Even Like What I Shoot

family,portraits From the latest family birthday party. Aribella (1 year) and Nate (3 years).

Firmware Update 2.01 for Nikon D200

nikon d200,technology,photography Everything can be updated. Download the latest software, hook up your device and – bang! – your EEPROM gets the latest. Nikon has released firmware version 2.01 for the D200 camera (Mac here; Windows here). From the Nikon web site: An issue that, in some rare situations, caused the battery indicator to blink […]

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