Geotagging in Adobe Lightroom

I recently have had a number of questions regarding how to geotag images you shoot. Image geotagging refers to attaching GPS coordinates (longitude, latitude and even altitude or direction sometimes) to an image’s EXIF data, so that at a later date you can see exactly where you took those photos. It is most convenient when…

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Drobo 5S Gen.2 photo

Who made up that title!? Trust hard drives? Ha! NEVER! Never, ever trust a single hard-drive to keep your data, your images or your documents secure. In fact, don’t even trust an SSD (solid-state-drive) since they too can fail. I’ve had it happen myself. Recently, an 8-month old SanDisk Extreme Pro external SSD drive failed here at…

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Since my first SLR film camera, a Minolta X700 purchased on a trip to Germany in 1984, I fell in love with the ease of control offered by shooting in aperture priority mode. In all the cameras since then, save my large format 4×5 cameras, or panoramic medium format cameras, I have always used aperture…

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With DxO’s recent update to their PhotoLab software, it now supports raw files from Fujifilm’s X-Trans sensor equipped cameras, so I finally took the opportunity to download a trial version, mainly to test out their “Deep Prime” noise reduction (NR) module. Well, I have to say that the tests left me immensely impressed, so much…

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Shooting in the Rain 2

‘Tis the season of rain! As Vancouverites, we’ve all experienced it, lived it, and are all too familiar with it. It’s a fact that a majority of our weather is rain. Due to the rain, I often hear the excuse: “I haven’t been photographing much because it’s has been raining.” Politely, I say “BOGUS!” to…

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A question I have been asked a lot recently by customers who are either significantly upgrading their system, or getting into a new interchangeable lens camera system, is whether or not I would recommend a digital single-lens-reflex (DSLR), or a mirrorless camera. Each system has pros and cons, and I am going to try and…

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Now that we’re right in the middle of summer, its a good time to get acquainted with the Sunny 16 rule! You might have heard that term before, but basically what it means is that on a sunny day, at the aperture of f/16 you can simply set the shutter speed to correspond closest with…

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Are you stuck at home or in your studio? Has COVID-19 taken away all your shoots and assignments? Now is your opportunity to take the time to properly colour manage your system! First off, monitor calibration is pretty much mandatory if you are doing any sort of professional work for clients. As an example, we…

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