So before we talked about what first attracted us to film photography. This time, it's the turn of digital photography. My first digital camera (phone) was a Motorola Razr V3i, though I don't really recall making many photos with it, and don't have any saved in my archives. The first camera I remember using with… Continue reading Digital Photography – What First Attracted You?
In recent years I've simplified my photography, not least of all in how I process photographs I make. In the past I shot RAW with a DSLR and processed using custom presets in LightRoom. This became too time consuming and complex, and I evolved to using Hipstamatic, with an iPhone and iPad. The Hipstamatic approach… Continue reading How To Post Process Your Photographs Before You Even Release The Shutter
If we're going to have multiple cameras, there's little point in having half a dozen that feel and perform essentially the same. Using my Pentax K30 DSLR the last few weeks has reminded of this once more. Here's the story of how. Back in July I used my new (to me) Pentax K30 for the whole month,… Continue reading How To Find Your Camera’s Unique Place And Purpose
A phrase commonly heard around photography sites is "storage is cheap". Five or 10 or 20 years ago, storing your digital images (either from digital cameras, or digital scans of film negatives) needed much greater investment, whether for the memory cards in digital cameras, or the hard drives or cloud storage you used to back… Continue reading Storage May Be Cheap But Is It Ruining Your Photography?
In our parents and grandparents era, if someone wanted to save their photographic prints, they had few options. Either frame them, put them in an album, or stack them in shoeboxes. Or a combination of these. Once you'd made your decision on storage, there was little ongoing maintenance for those existing photos. With digital images the… Continue reading Where Will Your Digital Images Be 10 Years From Now?