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Keywords are the Key

I talk to a lot of photographers each year and am always curious to learn how people organize their digital photographs for later retrieval. Some come up with file naming schemes that include the subject in the title, others build elaborate electronic folder systems to help them organize their photographs by subject and/or date that […]

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Lightroom – A tool for the photographer masses

For years now, the standard for editing digital images has been Adobe’s Photoshop.  A couple of years ago Adobe introduced Lightroom and its suite of features and usability has started to garner a significant following.  For the digital photographer, Lightroom offers a tremendous feature set for those looking to organize and process images, create slideshows […]

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Disaster recovery – a matter of when, not if

It amazes me when I see collections of photographs that have survived a hundred years.  Many times these images were stored in shoe boxes, albums or dresser drawers.  It’s a testament to the materials used that these images have survived so long.  Unfortunately, the digital world has yet to devise storage devices with the same […]

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Getting great prints from a commercial lab

It is very disappointing when your prized digital image returns from a photo lab as a dull and dreary print.  Where did all of the vibrancy and personality go?  Why doesn’t it look as great as it did on your monitor? Because a print reflects light and a monitor emits light, we’ll never be able […]

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