Month: September 2010

Broken Dreams (or Themes)

It’s come to my attention that the site has been experiencing some severe delays in load times.  I am looking into the problem and will correct things shortly – in the meantime, please excuse the dust as I clean things…

Practice What You Preach

It’s one thing to come out every day with good solid advice for how to do anything, whether it’s manage your finances, run a business, or (as is the case here), how to take better pictures.  It’s another thing entirely…

Hardware review: Sigma 8-16mm

As an avid proponent of doing due diligence, I’ve always encouraged people to do research on lenses before buying them.  Whether it means renting them from vendors like LensProToGo, Rent Glass, or through vendor relationships, it’s a great way to…

Colorado – Not Just Sunsets!

While working through the material for today and next week, a friend called up and asked if I’d be interested in joining him for a stroll through downtown during sunset.  Being one to never turn down a sunset, or a…

Creating HDR Panos with PTGui

A while back I had approached a few companies about putting together an article on how to create panoramas.  One of those companies was PTGui – and I’ve finally had a chance to put together a few images through their…

Adobe Elements 9 Released!

You can tell that Photokina is generating quite the buzz with all the product launches and announcements that have been leaking out recently.  Adobe is no different as they announced today the release of Photoshop Elements 9! This is a…

Putting it all together…

A number of things have been in the hopper for a while now, and yesterday it all came to a boil with: Attending a Captured By The Light Seminar with David Ziser Launching a Drobo Giveaway Sweepstakes with Data Robotics…

Win a Drobo!

That’s right, some special news this Tuesday for you out there in the listening audience…the folks at Drobo and I have been working together for a bit now in putting this together, and in an exclusive offer for Canon Blogger…

What would you do?

Saturday was an interesting day.  The dog had to go into the vet for a follow-up early in the morning, so off I went at the crack of dawn.  It was early and nary a car on the road.  I…