Do You Need an Electricity Refresher?

Do You Need An Electricity Refresher? Many of my classmates in high school were like me schooled in a five year academic program which did not include much in the way of technical education. So if you have been like me – a little fuzzy about how electricity works, I found this guy on Youtube […]

Do You Have a Black Image in Canon Professional Print and Layout?

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Do You Have a Black Image in Canon’s Professional Print and Layout Software? I came across a strange thing today while printing an image. It came into Canon’s Professional Print and Layout software completely black. I should have recognized this problem from my old printing days in other software, but I have to admit it […]

The Proper Exposure of RAW Images

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The Proper Exposure of Raw Images In this blog I am going to avoid the many intricate details of using photo software. There are so many Photoshop / Lightroom gurus out there who seemingly spend every waking hour studying these programs that any effort I made would be superfluous. However, there is a need, I […]

Get Real Canon Colour

To Get Real Canon Colour Use Canon’s Own Software The Move Away From Canon Most serious amateurs, and many pro photographers (I was one) were taught very effectively by Adobe to use their digital negative (DNG) raw file format converter when it first came out, advocating convincingly for a raw file universal standard format. All […]