Month: October 2009

Don’t Touch that Dial

This week we take a look at the dial on your DSLR – what do they do and is it worth it taking it off the Auto Mode?  Or even putting it into the auto mode?  What are the benefits? …

Let’s Make some NOISE

Or not…since Noise Ninja is designed to remove it from your images!  Regardless, give it up for our latest contest winner!  I gotta tell you, this month was very difficult, as there were some incredible images in the Flickr thread. …

The 1D Mark Huh?

You knew it was gonna happen.  A new camera body has hit the market from Canon.  It was only a matter of  time.  The latest?  The Canon 1D Mark IV!  (That’s four in Roman numerals…)  What’s it got going for…

It’s all fun and games until…

It’s all fun and games until you actually are working with photography – after a family photo shoot on Friday evening, Saturday morning, then two more on Sunday (Christmas/holiday seasonal portrait work is underway), on top of the regular full…

Think Negative – not Positive

Sounds odd doesn’t it?  Yet believe it or not, the use of something called negative space can be very powerful in photography.  But what is negative space?  The term is kind of hard to describe in words, but the best…

Software Review: Noise Ninja

With the October Contest underway where the winner will walk away with a fully licensed copy of Noise Ninja, courtesy of the folks at PictureCode, today is a great day to give everyone an idea of what makes this program…

Got an App for That?

Since the next hardware review item as not arrived yet, today’s post is something of a blog announcement about a new feature I’ll be rolling out here shortly.  As you can tell from the title, it’s about applications on the…