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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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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Sometimes it’s nice to share the little tips and tricks you’ve learned over the years, and some secrets you may want to keep to yourself. But if you are anything like me, you need to do all you can to stay organized and can use all the help you can get, especially if you are…

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Unlike a lot of people, I actually do not mind all this social/physical distancing and isolation.  My neighbourhood is quieter, and the birds seem to be singing more. With hardly any people in the local park, I have noticed more animals out & about too.  Imagine my surprise, when out for a walk, I saw…

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This blog post is going to go over proper backup strategies for photos. This applies equally to working in your studio or at home, or traveling and shooting mobile. The number one thing that I cannot emphasize enough is that you should never trust hard disk drives! It is not a matter of if they…

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If you are finding yourself bored already, try some indoor macro photography! Take a CLOSE look at the knick knacks around you, document your beloved possessions, get a new interesting view of your house plants…the possibilities are endless. Don’t have access to a macro lens? No problem (unless you are obsessed with edge to edge…

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Recently I received in my inbox a posting from Broncolor USA about the unique and subtle different lighting qualities of their Para Light modifiers. This was a reposting from Julia Kuzmenko Mckim, a Los Angeles-based commercial beauty photographer, retouching artist and Broncolor ambassador. While I unfortunately do not have the time to read every article…

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