Sony is pulling out all the stops!

Sony released a mid-term strategy document (sony.net/SonyInfo/IR/library/presen/irday/) where they state that their goal is to be “the top brand in the overall camera market” by 2021.  Wow!  Them’s fightin’ words! It’s nice to see a camera manufacturer commit to creating fantastic products and strive to be exceptional and not just quietly upgrade a current lineup. There’s still much that can be improved upon in the … Continue reading Sony is pulling out all the stops!

The business of photography #1

Do you want to have consistent quality in your photography business?  Then one of the first things you should do is to document your processes and procedures.  Large businesses do this to get ISO9001 certification but nothing prevents a small business from having some simple documentation. Start with your workflow.  How do you work every day with Lightroom or other software packages that you use? … Continue reading The business of photography #1

Bluetooth geotagging is getting popular!

I’ve been looking at the Panasonic GX9 which is supposed to be available soon at B&H.   One of the features that caught my eye is the ability to get real-time geotagging via the Bluetooth connection. I hope this is a feature that makes it’s way to more and more cameras. It’s a great low power way of implementing GPS and it certainly draws less … Continue reading Bluetooth geotagging is getting popular!

Quadruplez la résolution du capteur de votre caméra!

Voici le vidéo avec la méthode, les notes sont un peu plus bas.  N’oubliez pas de vous abonner à mon canal YouTube!  Merci! Hyperrésolution Photoshop Ouvrir les 20 photos dans Photoshop File > Scripts > Load files into stack Sélectionner tous les fichiers Appuyer sur “Open“ (Ouvrir) Ne PAS sélectionner les options (IMPORTANT): Attempt to Automatically Align Source Images (Tenter d’aligner les images) Create Smart … Continue reading Quadruplez la résolution du capteur de votre caméra!

Simulating a tilt-shift lens in Photoshop

Here’s the video tutorial on how to simulate a tilt-shift lens in photoshop and make the subject(s) look like miniatures. And here are the notes if you want to have a printed reference. Lightroom Start by finding your file in Lightroom Crop and frame to your liking Clip the whites and blacks to taste Bring the Clarity way up Bring the Vibrance way up Bring … Continue reading Simulating a tilt-shift lens in Photoshop

Getting the rough, grungy look in portraits

Here’s the latest video tutorial on my YouTube channel: And here are some quick notes to accompany the video: Create two copies of the background layer Name one: Noise Name the other: High Pass Turn off the High Pass layer Select the Noise layer Select Filter > Noise > Add Noise Set the amount to 10%, Gaussian and Monochromatic (to avoid random lit pixels with … Continue reading Getting the rough, grungy look in portraits