Hardware

Back Up – It’s That Time Of The Year!

Around year end is a good time to review your back up. Specifically, how your personal images are stored. Here are five things to consider. 1. Do You Even Have A Back Up? You should at least have an extra … read more

Paid NOT To Photograph!

Like any profession photography has many aspects besides the actual service itself. Areas that don’t involve making photos and things the client doesn’t (need to) care about. It’s those essential areas that make it a profession and require far more … read more

Photography Workflow 2015

For the first 10 years of digital capture photographers were obsessed with workflow. There were hundreds of books, workshops, seminars, and forums dedicated to it. Over time a workflow standard was achieved. So has anything changed? Not really it’s basically the same … read more

Why Save Every Photo?

Photographers are a funny bunch and probably make good pets. We have some interesting traits that may include being control freaks, independent, resourceful, creative, passionate, obsessive, loyal, vulnerable and hoarders. Photographers love collecting and hoarding camera bags, lenses, and photos. … read more

Can I colour calibrate my iPad?

You can only judge image quality if the screen you’re viewing is properly calibrated with a hardware device. Calibration combines a hardware puck with software that flashes known colour values to create a colour profile of your screen. Datacolor and … read more

Free your SSD from the Cloud in 4 steps

Upgrading a hard drive to a Solid State Drive comes at a cost, not just in dollars but also in storage space. If you use Dropbox (or similar cloud sharing service) like I do to deliver jobs, it eats up a … read more

Lightroom Loves SSD

Apart from upgrading your computer RAM, adding a SSD drive will improve your Adobe Photoshop Lightroom experience tenfold. If you find Lightroom sluggish invest in a SSD. With 120GB prices under $75 costs have dropped to almost a third of … read more

60TB Hard Drives

Seagate announced new heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) technology that will soon allow up to 6TB drives and up to 60TB drives within 10 years.

DAM Workflow Newsletter 9

New Toys This issue looks at lots new toys for geeks and creatives alike. Snow Leopard – Mac OS X Update As you will already know Apple released their latest operating system. While there is some refinement to the user interface most … read more