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How to Clean Your Camera Sensor Using Swabs

In this article, I am going to describe how to clean your camera sensor using swabs. The majority of photographers will get very nervous at the prospect of cleaning the sensor on their digital camera. I understand this trepidation, but it is quite a straightforward procedure. But, before diving right into describing the sensor cleaning process, [...]

Creative Profiles in Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC

This article discusses the use of the new Creative Profiles in Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC. The new Profiles in Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC are a new addition that was introduced in the April 2018 update. Profiles are not a new feature to Lightroom, but they have been enhanced with this latest update. It [...]

What Is The Difference Between Saturation and Vibrance?

Just about every photo editing software package contains the ability to adjust both the saturation and vibrancy of colours in an image. But, what is the difference between Saturation and Vibrance? This is a question I get asked a lot during my workshops and classes and to be honest, it's a difficult answer to put [...]

Sony Star Eater? A comparison of Sony A7II Camera Vs Pentax K1

I thought I'd write this article about the Sony star eater issue that is often discussed. I know there are a lot of Sony gear lovers out there and some people who want to enjoy using these cameras for "low light" captures or astrophotos. The Sony star eater debate has been circulating the internet for some [...]

DxO Working on New Nik Collection of Filters for 2018

DxO recently announced that they will be releasing a new version of the Nik Collection of filters in 2018. I have written articles about the Nik Collection of filters a couple of times now; once to let you all know that Google was giving them away free and the second time to let you know [...]

Convert Raw Files to DNG Using Lightroom and Adobe DNG Converter

Introduction This article will describe three methods to convert your Raw files to DNG files. The first two methods will make use of Adobe Lightroom and the final method will use the free Adobe Digital Negative Converter. The Adobe DNG Converter is useful if you do not own Lightroom or you have a new camera [...]