Posts Tagged ‘Raw’

Digitising Photos with Your Camera

Posted by Robert Edwards on May 28, 2017 in Blog |

Everyone has a cache of photos, slides and negatives tucked away somewhere. They might be your images, family photos from your parents, or a film archive from your company. They all hold great value whether personal, sentimental or a business asset. It can seem like a huge responsibility: What are you going to do with […]

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Prints Will Last Longer Than JPEG

Posted by Robert Edwards on February 28, 2017 in Blog |

Chances are images that you make today won’t last as long as those made by your parents. That’s because our parents used technology that hadn’t changed much in 150 years. As recently as 15 years ago taking photos typically resulted in a handful of 4×6 inch “postcard” prints. They were put in a photo album […]

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Confidence of Film – Strength of Digital

Posted by Robert Edwards on January 28, 2017 in Blog |

Confidence of Film When I began in commercial and corporate photography we photographed on transparency (slide) film. It was unforgiving with little latitude for error. Photographers seemed to perform magic, capturing an invisible image inside their camera, confident they had created what the client needed. There was no way of seeing if you had the shot […]

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Back to the DAM Old Days

Posted by Robert Edwards on December 28, 2016 in Blog |

Image Management – are we back to the old days? In the early noughties post-production for digital photography would require three distinct pieces of software: 1. Image browser 2. Raw converter 3. Image cataloguer Each application had it’s purpose. 1. Image Browser Downloading and creating a back up of images from the camera memory card is […]

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Why Save Every Photo?

Posted by Robert Edwards on August 29, 2015 in Blog |

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. The advent of digital brought the ability to keep every image we create. You can […]

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OpenRAW 10 Years

Posted by Robert Edwards on March 10, 2015 in Blog |

Imagine if you were no longer able to look at your family albums. Or some of Ansel Adams images began to disappear. And the news photos that recorded the history of humanity were lost. D1scussion was a mailing list by Juergen Specht for professional Nikon users. In early 2005 the list saw a growing concern […]

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Phase One Media Pro Training

Posted by Robert Edwards on November 5, 2012 in Blog |

SYDNEY Tuesday November 20th Where: (Phase Studio) L&P Digital Photographic 96 Reserve Road, Artarmon NSW Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm Cost: $55 To book click here. Phase One Media Pro is a professional photo management software that makes it easy to find, organize and share image and video files. It supports files from hundreds of cameras and […]

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Adobe Camera Raw Updates

Posted by Robert Edwards on October 6, 2012 in Blog |

Adobe have released Adobe Camera Raw 7.2 and Lightroom 4.2 that add more camera and lens support as well general bug fixes. The DNG 1.4 spec has also been updated. Adobe DNG is designed as a safer alternative to preserving camera raw files as it’s documented and can be licensed by third party vendors much […]

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Photoshop CS6 beta

Posted by Robert Edwards on March 23, 2012 in Blog |

Adobe released a public beta for Photoshop CS6. The biggest update in a long time this version brings: Updated Camera Raw 7 engine and tools to match Lightroom 4 More intuitive, non-destructive Crop Tool (like Lightroom) Blur Filter to simulate tilt/shift and depth of field Advanced video editing New darker user interface (can be customised) […]

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Lightroom 4 beta

Posted by Robert Edwards on January 10, 2012 in Blog |

Adobe have made Lightroom 4 available as a free public beta. Nothing new for DAM but lots of improvements for image processing. There are more options for local area correction including White Balance and Noise Reduction, basic video editing, and soft proofing.

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