Author Archives: Technology for Media

Is the new iMac with Retina 5K Display perfect for photographers?

I’m really excited about the new iMac but decided to wait to buy it. The reason why might help some other folks out there make a decision about this new contraption. On October 15 Apple announced a new iMac that has a display with more pixels than anything ever built for consumers (1). It has 5120 pixels horizontally […]

What are your Flash Triggering Options?

Flash Triggering Options Explained So you’re convinced you need to add off camera flash (OCF) to your list of skills. Flash triggering seems like a complicated and mysterious thing but it doesn’t have to be. Let’s take a look and then give you some simple choices. There are differences Most articles of this nature discuss […]

How to go between Lightroom and Photoshop easily and efficiently

If you edit in Lightroom but like to finish your work in Photoshop did you know you can still make changes to the work you did in LR? The edits you make in PS can be visible in LR automatically. All the work you did in PS and LR can be accessed and tweaked. It’s […]

4 Ways to Decide between the Canon 6D or Canon 5D Mk III

Are you trying to figure out which full frame camera to buy? Here are 4 isolated cases that buying the 5D MK III might be better for you. They represent a few photographers. For everyone else I recommend the Canon 6D. Case 1 You are a videographer with an established RAW video workflow Reason The […]

Cloud Storage for digital media handling

Over the course of the past several years, the link between technology and photography has expanded enormously. What began with the wide-spread of digital photography to amateur enthusiasts everywhere has become an endless virtual network or photo uploads, digital editing techniques, and massive online photo albums and collections. But this, of course, isn’t news to […]

Big Chance for Photographers from Apple’s change

Pixels for the People For the last year now Apple’s had pixels. Apple’s had more pixels for the price than anyone else by a long shot. The change now is they are getting pixels into more hands. They’re pushing pixels. pixels mean editing pixels means culling pixels mean showing I’ve written extensively about how useful a Retina […]

Art exists where you see Story

Becoming an artist is not something you are born with. It’s a way you see the world. It’s how you define art. How? As I was discussing videography with my pastor he mentioned, “Yeah, a good sermon tells a story too”. Days later I saw a haircut on a high schooler that I knew since she was eleven years […]