Ten galleries of images representing David's work, both personal and professional, over the last 8 years.


If you've tried the books about gear and long for something more, David's poured his heart into 20 books and ebooks for you.


Two carefully curated collections of 24 beautiful fine-art prints and folios for your walls or your personal collection.

Jan 27th


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CategoryPosted in: Craft & Vision, Lightroom & Workflow

New LR Develop Presets Released



This Adobe Lightroom Develop preset package includes 42 of Nicole S. Young’s most-used presets and a 16-page PDF manual, which includes installation instructions and complete before/after catalog of photographs of each preset to give you a sense of what to expect.

Presets are extremely helpful in making one’s workflow more efficient. They also give us new ideas about expression, and, if you take the time to look at the changes they create, can help you learn Lightroom in new ways – you’re going to love using these!  These presets are compatible with Adobe Lightroom 4 and 5. Learn more about this toolkit, and how you can save 20% on the Preset Bundle, also giving you LR Develop Presets from David duChemin and Dave Delnea – over 100 presets, total, at

Nicole S. Young is a full-time, Seattle-based photographer and author. She specializes in food and stock photography and licenses her images through iStockphoto and Getty Images. Nicole’s resume includes four titles published through Peachpit Press, an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) in CS4/CS5/CS6, and a regular Lightroom and Photoshop contributor on the National Association of Photoshop Professionals and Photofocus websites.

The retail price of Nicole S. Young’s LR Develop Presets is CAD $10. Before Feb. 3 at 11:59 PM (PST) you’ll find the 25%-off discount code (so you can save $2.50) exclusively in Craft & Vision’s Contact Sheet, and you can get that, if you don’t already, by signing up here - you’ll get the auto-responder inside the hour.


Jan 22nd


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CategoryPosted in: GEAR

The Mirrorless Post

Fuji XE-1, 1/10 @ 2.8, ISO 6400, handheld. I’m convinced. After a week in Lalibela, Ethiopia, and a safari in Kenya, I’m ready to leave my heavy pro DSLR gear at home more often. I went to Ethiopia with a Fuji XE-1 and a Leica M (240), both with a small kit of lenses (18-55 […]

Jan 17th


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CategoryPosted in: Postcards From..., Travel

Postcards from the Maasai Mara

A quick hello from the Maasai Mara and one of the most relaxing trips I’ve taken in a long while. Free from the pressure I feel when lugging around my large lenses and pro-bodies, I’ve photographed wide, chased the light when it’s there, and otherwise let the moments come while introducing my mother to this […]

Jan 14th


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CategoryPosted in: Craft & Vision, e-books, News & Stuff

The Natural Portrait

Today Craft & Vision releases Andrew S. Gibson’s comprehensive introduction to natural light portraiture – not surprisingly titled, The Natural Portrait. Like some of our most recent books, this one’s big – it’s 240 pages and it covers a really wide gamut of topics from working with models, to lens choices, camera settings, light considerations, […]