Monday's All-About-Me Post

In News & Stuff by David7 Comments

Tune in to this week’s (Episode #133) PhotoshopUser TV, (now airing) to see yours truly making a guest appearance with Scott Kelby. (It used to be PhotoshopTV, now it’s Photoshop USER TV, presumably the change was made to reflect the addictive nature of Photoshop and the dependance-based behavior it induces.) Let me know how it is because I’m not sure …

Adobe On-board

In News & Stuff by David0 Comments

No one here should be surprised by my enthusiasm for, or loyalty to, Adobe products. From the day I got my first Mac ( a 15″ titanium PowerBook,) Adobe has been under the hood in one form or another. My digital creative life revolves around Photoshop and Lightroom and I’d be lost without them. It’s impossible for me to overstate …

NEED Magazine, New Baggage Rules, New Lighting Book…

In Books, Influences, News & Stuff, Thoughts & Theory, Travel by David1 Comment

Aspiring humanitarian photographers will want to look into NEED – The Humanitarian Magazine. This is a first class magazine with excellent photography and a strong focus. It’s not filled with ads, just great stories and great images and a really elegant layout. If you’re looking for inspiration, this is it. Subscriptions start around $30 depending on where you live. There’s …

Top 100 Destinations – CRAPPY Design – Etc.

In GEAR, News & Stuff, Travel, Uncategorized by David2 Comments

TripAdvisor.com has published their 2008 Traveler’s Choice Destination awards and the pdf is available for download HERE – if you’re passionate about traveling the globe this list of top destinations is a wonderful distraction. — While we’re talking travel and top picks for destinations, here’s a link to the Canon/Microsoft Top 100 Iconic Locations Contest. I don’t have much interest …

Monday Headlines, etc.

In Books, Lightroom & Workflow, News & Stuff, Photographs & Photoshopping, Thoughts & Theory by David0 Comments

Moose Blogs A Piece of Paper Sometimes ya just shoot nothing good, but that’s part of the process. Read this, from Moose Peterson’s blog. Chase Jarvis Renounces Light Meters Chase has a good post on forsaking the old hand-held light meter. Here’s the wisdom: But one thing is for sure: don’t ever confuse all the silly little gadgets and the …

News and Stuff (Gratuitous Rants included)

In News & Stuff by David3 Comments

I’m en route from Tampa to Vancouver, briefly stopped in Denver for a coffee and a change of planes. On Friday I spent the day with Scott Kelby, had lunch, did some shooting at the Tarpon sponge docks, did a very quick one-take interview for Photoshop TV, and then went out to dinner at Maggiano’s Little Italy. Maggiano’s was spectacular, …

Inspiration (For Sale)

In Books, Influences, News & Stuff, Thoughts & Theory by David3 Comments

My limited edition monograph, The Pixelated Image, made Scott Kelby’s Top 5 List today. It’s a long list of favourites from gear to books to teachers to places. The Pixelated Image made it to his Top 5 Photography Books That Will Inspire You list. Quite an honour coming from Mr. Kelby. This book is a collector’s item. Only 100 will …

Welcome To The New Blog

In News & Stuff by David11 Comments

Welcome here, folks. It’s like an after-moving pizza party without all the moving of furniture and stuff. This transition took all day and I could never have done it without the kind of help of ET Web Hosting – they have astonishing customer service and did alot of trouble-shooting for me today. Many of my clients have been hosted with …