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The How and Why of Creating Custom Camera Profiles

If you process your images with an Adobe product such as Lightroom or Photoshop then you are seeing colors the way Adobe wants you to, and not as your camera sees them.  All raw file image editing with these programs start with a profile.  Adobe, by default, assigns your images the "Adobe Color" profile.  In past versions this default was "Adobe Standard." But neither of these profiles sees color the way your camera sees color...

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Nikons Week 3

I lied.  In the last blog, I mentioned I would talk about my wide-angle lens and the built in focus stacking option, but I have not finished testing this yet.  So I will tell you about the amazing dynamic range of the sensor instead!

Last weekend I went out kayaking and came across a great back lit, edge of light situation, one of the most dramatic lighting situations you can find.  If you follow my work, you will know I seek out these "edge of light" situations...

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Working with my Nikons Week 2

So here is what I have been up to and my observations. My first order of business was to micro adjust, or in Nikon terms, AF-fine tune, my two long lenses; the Tamron 150-600mm and the Tamron 100-400mm...

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One week into my Nikons

I have had my Nikon 850’s a little more than a week now and people are asking how it’s going.  I feel like a student flunking Photo 101.  The learning curve is huge and I am reading articles or watching video every day...

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