Adobe had a deal, upgrade to CS5 by November 30th via their online store and get $50 off (25%.) I took the bait and just before midnight on Tuesday downloaded my copy.
I had been in no rush to upgrade from CS4 to CS5. On the one hand Adobe had dropped the ball with the [...]
Apple released OS update, v10.6.4, today. Word is that it adds tethered capability for the Canon 1Ds Mark III , Canon 5D Mark II, and for other Canon bodies. 10.6.4 also updates the way Aperture 3.x handles metadata, making it more widely readable in third-party programs.
I look forward to testing both of these changes. [...]
*This is a 2/26 re-edit of this post. I first published it on 2/24 running the photos in color. Since then I came up with a b&w conversion I am much happier with – so out went the color.*
I rushed last weekend to complete some more work on the buffer project. I know I’ll [...]
Photoshop turned 20 yesterday – so it’s time to bring out a couple of quick stories.
I first started using Photoshop back with version 2.5. It was on a Windows PC in 1992 or 1993. Back then, if you bought a mid-level or higher scanner Photoshop was often included for free and that’s how I [...]
This past week I was finally able to get my hands on the new Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II lens. This lens is an update to Canon’s Mark I version which dates back to 1991. The earlier version, while never the sharpest lens in the bag, held up surprisingly well over the years. Where other [...]
I’ve been meaning to write up my thoughts/review of Aperture 2 for a while. I will in good time; suffice it to say I am very happy with it overall and it’s got some great improvements. I basically live in Aperture when downloading, editing and optimizing my assignments and personal work. Photos still [...]
This past fall I was commissioned by Princeton University to photograph the cupola on Nassau Hall. To Princeton students and alumni this is the source of all things Princeton. If you are not familiar with Nassau Hall it was constructed in 1754 and in 1783 [...]