Over the days leading up to the 25th of December I’d like to give something to everyone who stops by my blog. These tips cover camera settings, flash, lighting, software and gear. I’ll be providing a pair of tips each day until 25th December. #29 – Save time with optimised default processing settings Adobe Lightroom is the software …

On the eighth day of Christmas… Eight maids a milking… and we all need our milk to go in our tea and coffee, let alone on the breakfast cereal. Milk is a great additive to lots of things and one of the essential but somewhat boring photo additives is organising all the pictures. With all the …

Photographers take photos, and photos need to live somewhere. In the past it was shoeboxes for consumers and filling cabinets for pros with sleeves full of slides and negatives. With digital has come the need to be careful with storage, hard disk storage. The basic rule is that hard disks are going to fail, until …

AutoStitch Panorama for iPhone AutoStitch Panorama is an iPhone app that joins multiple pictures together. This stitching photography is something I have been doing for many years. Not long after I started to use digital cameras Canon introduced the Stitch Assist function to it’s PowerShot A5 and the companion PhotoStitch software. Using the camera and …

Digital Photo Professional (DPP) 3.13.0 Canon’s Digital Photo Professional (DPP) software has reached version 3.13.0, so what’s new besides the support for the EOS 700D & EOS 100D cameras? OF course with the launch of the EOS 70D there’s also got to be some further update coming soon too. What’s new in Digital Photo Professional …

It’s Easter and you’ve got to love this deal; the complete set of Nik Software’s plug-ins for only $149. Normally you’d have paid $499 for this set of professional plug-ins that works in Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture but Nik Software – now owned by Google – has this amazing deal online. With the six separate …

Updated for EOS 6D & EOS 70D tethered to Lightroom 5.3 Click the picture above for the latest version of this post  Tethered shooting to Lightroom EOS 6D supports tethered shooting using Canon’s EOS Utility software, and it’s a simple case to set up the tethered shooting over a WiFi link thanks to the camera’s …