Archive | March, 2010

Expanded Depth of Field

March 24, 2010

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Depth of field (DOF,) or the area of your image acceptably in focus, is a great tool for photographers. Through our selection of aperture, focal length, and focal distance (this is a very complicated subject so we will limit to these three variables) we can control the DOF for all of our images. knowing the […]

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3.23.10 Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find: Henry Stradford

March 23, 2010

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3.23.10 Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find: Henry Stradford

Hey Gang, We have a cool weekly feature here on DPE: Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find. Each Tuesday I choose a photographer who I find on Twitter  who is . . . well, talented! I find ‘em by reading an interesting tweet and then by clicking on his or her web site. This week’s Talented Twitter […]

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DPE Coverage of Photoshop World

March 23, 2010

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DPE Coverage of Photoshop World

As you may have noticed on the DPE Twitter feed, a bunch of the DPE gang will be attending Photoshop World in Orlando Florida. In case you are not familiar with Photoshop World, here is how they describe it themselves: “Photoshop World is the ONLY Photoshop and digital photography conference designed to put you at […]

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Julieanne Kost from Adobe Presents the New Features in Lightroom 3 Beta 2

March 23, 2010

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Julieanne Kost, Digital Imaging Evangelist for Adobe Systems has created a short video outlining the new features and improvements made to the newly released beta 2 version of Lightroom 3. This video is well worth watching to give you a fast and quick overview of what is new. You can also keep track of Julieanne […]

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Adobe Releases Lightroom 3 Beta 2

March 23, 2010

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Adobe Releases Lightroom 3 Beta 2

Building up on their very popular Lightroom 3 Beta release, Adobe has just announced the immediate availability of Lightroom 3 Beta 2. Adobe listened to user feedback and has incorporated a slew of new features including: Manage video files from video capable DSLRs Tethered shooting with select Canon & Nikon cameras Additional optimizations to speed […]

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You and Your Gear Flickr Photo Project

March 22, 2010

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You and Your Gear Flickr Photo Project

Hey, there’s no prize for this project – just some good fun . . . and some photo sharing. Post a single file to our Flickr Group that includes two pictures that show you with your gear and an end-result picture taken with that gear. Here’s mine! Explore the Light, Rick

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…and while you’re at it…

March 22, 2010

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…and while you’re at it…

This past week I sold three large canvases from my website. The interesting thing about this is not that I actually earned a decent bit of professional income, but rather, all three of the images were “afterthoughts”. Generally, when I head out to shoot, I have an agenda, an assignment, or a particular image that […]

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Canon Releases the EOS E1 plug-in for Final Cut Pro

March 19, 2010

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For real this time… Canon releases the EOS E1 plug-in for Final Cut Pro video editing suite. The goal of the plug-in to to allow for the “simple and easy transfer of video content from Canon’s EOS DSLR cameras directly into Final Cut Pro.” The plug-in is compatible with the Canon EOS-5D Mark II, EOS-7D […]

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Photomerge in Photoshop

March 19, 2010

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Photomerge in Photoshop

  PhotoMerge in Photoshop offers many creative options for photographers. Below are examples of recent images of mine using PhotoMerge. I’ll discuss my approach for each image, and hopefully you will get some ideas for your own photography. Several years ago, I found myself in nearby Yosemite Valley after a snowstorm. The fresh snow and […]

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Canon Japan Releases New Update for Canon EOS 5D MarkII

March 19, 2010

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Canon Japan Releases New Update for Canon EOS 5D MarkII

After encountering some issues with the recently release firmware version 2.0.3, Canon was forced to pull the long awaited update. That was just two days ago! This morning Canon Japan has released an update (version 2.0.4) that promises to fix those problems encountered by some users who had upgraded earlier in the week. If you […]

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