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XQD Update

In Standard by Patrick

In my previous post “Are XQD Cards Obsolete“, I was wondering the direction the industry is going. Some DSLR cameras that utilize this technology were becoming limited once Lexar decided to close up shop. A current search on B&H Photo only shows 2 vendor choices Sony and Delkin. Delkin is relatively new to the XQD arena, so we will have …

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Are XQD cards obsolete?

In Standard by Patrick

Without our precious memory cards, our visual storytelling is non-existent. We all rely on this miracles of photography to keep our images safe and bring them to life on our desktops, laptops or tablets. If you are like you me, XQD cards are the lifes blood of the camera. These roughly 1 inch x 1.5 inche cards hold all our …

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Podcast #5 – Updates from Adobe Max

In Podcasts by Patrick

In this episode – Highlights from Adobe Max Adobe just wrapped up there version of Photoshop World and announced some nice upgrades to the software we use the most like Photoshop, Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic along with some brand new software for you social media aficionados that do video. Greetings and welcome to another episode of my podcast! Thanks …

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Podcast #4 – Where do you get inspiration

In Podcasts by Patrick

Greetings and welcome to another episode of my podcast! Thanks for taking the time from your week to listen. I want to thank your for reTweeting and/or sharing on Facebook. I’d be grateful if you would continue to do that. It is greatly appreciated as we want to share what we have to offer with all of you! If you …

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Quick Tutorials

In Standard by Patrick

Greetings all! I have been posting video tutorials on my you tube channel as well as on my web site for both Lightroom and Photoshop. They are quick easy videos usually under 5 minutes on tips and techniques that I have learned over the years from others or have discovered that help me post-process quicker. I hope these tips and …

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Pesky sensor dust

In Tips and Tricks by Patrick

We all have it at some time or another. Sensor dust! Depending on your genre of photography, you may have more than some, but it still occurs. It really does not have a preference either of DSLR or Mirrorless. Most post-processing programs have some sort of spot removal option. Photoshop has many ways to deal with this. The spot healing …

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Nikon Z7 Sensor cleaning

In Standard, Uncategorized by Patrick

I am seeing more information, and getting questions in my in-basket about the Nikon Z7 sensor and cleaning it. I am going to be up front and honest and tell you that I don’t own the Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera. I have friends that did buy one and they are perplexed on how to clean the sensor as well. Sensor …

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Did industry trends come true in 2018

In Standard by Patrick

Although 2018 is still a few months away from ending officially, I wanted to revisit some industry predictions to see if they were right. Technology moves at an incredibly fast rate and every year hold the promise of ground braking advancements. Photography is no different. So lets take a look at few: DSLR Cameras will become a niche’ market This …

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Photography Magazines – Favorites?

In Standard by Patrick

There is a ton of information out there on photography. Online, books, videos and magazines. Two of my favorite magazines are for programs almost every photographer is familiar with, Photoshop and Lightroom. Photoshop user magazine has great content. It has tips and tricks for navigation in Photoshop, a makeover section that takes photos and transforms them from start to finish …