On Photography

iPhone photos better than DSLR?

iPhone photos better than DSLR?

I’ll often shoot the same subject with both DSLR and iPhone, and sometimes I prefer the iPhone photos. Maybe it’s the form factor of the … Continue Reading

My photo workflow

My photo workflow

I have a crazy workflow. It’s a little pricey, but I think it’s cheaper than getting one of those giant RAID arrays. It probably relies … Continue Reading

“What camera should I buy”?

“What camera should I buy”?

OK, first thing first: There are several types of cameras around; your first move should be to decide which one is best for you: * … Continue Reading

Why I hate “Power Zoom”

Someone asked me why I hate the “power zoom” feature of the Sony 16-50 kit lens. Here’s why: Biggest issue: you can’t zoom with the … Continue Reading

Printing at home vs sending out

Printing photos at home is not cheap, but it is a nice convenience. If you’re the kind of picky person who wants to try it … Continue Reading

Histogram examples

Histogram examples

Below are some examples of histograms for different kinds of images (screen shots from Adobe Lightroom). They are presented here to help demonstrate what a … Continue Reading

Notes on selling prints

Notes on selling prints

I recently saw a presentation on selling photo prints at my photo club. The photographer sells at art fairs in Vermont (Stowe and one or … Continue Reading

What confused me with the Sony a6000

I bought my a6000 specifically to use on a trip. I’ve been doing photography for 30 years, I’ve used everything from film to DSLRs to … Continue Reading

Photo book advice

The question of what bookmaking service to use, and how to make the book, has come up a few times lately on Reddit. I combined … Continue Reading

My basic Lightroom develop strategy

The general Lightroom strategy is: start with the big overall fixes, then work your way down to fixing smaller areas. After ingest, I’ll check “Enable … Continue Reading