Wake-up From Your Data Storage Nightmare (Part 2)

In Part 1, we looked at how as we upgrade to sleeker, faster MacBooks with Solid State Drives (SSD), we need to adopt a robust approach to backing up our precious work and data. I shared my sorry tale of woe: how I needed to replace my MacBook Pro but finances were limited, and a […]

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Everyone’s A Photographer

In my kitchen, I’ve got some high-quality cook’s knives, cast iron pots, copper pans, and other gadgets. I know how to use them. I enjoy watching cooking shows and trying new recipes, but so do many other people. Am I a chef? In my office, I’ve got a couple of Moleskins, computers with word processing […]

5 Signs You’re Ready To Turn Pro As A Photographer

You’re finally ready to turn pro. Congratulations! Are you ready? Do you know what to expect? You’ll be banking your entire livelihood on your skills as a photographer … or so you think. Being a good photographer is a small piece of a larger professional puzzle. Our list is by no means a complete list, […]

Mobile Photography Tips For The Curmudgeon

Mobile photography is changing the rules permanently. Smart phone camera users are not limited by the cost of film, the cost of chemicals, or the cost of equipment. Everybody today has a camera (a powerful one) right in their pocket. Don’t let this change in the photography world make you nervous or pass you by. The […]

Wake-Up From Your Data Storage Nightmare (Part 1)

A Quick History Lesson One of the challenges faced by the early pioneers of photography was permanently fixing an image so that it wouldn’t disappear. In the 1830s, English polymath and scientist Sir John Herschel discovered the answer: a chemical called sodium thiosulfate, often referred to as hypo after its original name hyposulphite of soda. […]

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