Category Archives: Digital Design

Fujifilm X30 / All Megapixels are Not Created Equal

With the purchase of my new (used) Fujifilm X30, I learned very quickly that the total number of pixels cannot be the determining factor to the final image quality produced by a digital camera, be it a DSLR or Mirrorless. … Continue reading

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The Speed of SSD’s is Addictve!

Shooting digital images in RAW file format, then processing them in a variety of programs such as Lightroom, Photoshop and Aurora HDR can provide amazing results. But those results come at a price. File size. How quickly a hard disk … Continue reading

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Filters….The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

It was 1991 when I began using a computer to enhance my photographic images. Photoshop 2.5 was the industry standard, and, although there were other software programs available (some I liked MUCH better, such as Live Picture) it was Photoshop … Continue reading

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Thank You to Jon Cone and Inkjet Mall

I know I have written several times about my conversion from Epson OEM inks to “Third Party” cartridges and inks before, but I think it is important to keep this information current for those of you seeking guidance before taking … Continue reading

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Square Space for your Online Portfolio

After a solid 10 years with Go Daddy, using a website I built and maintained using DreamWeaver, I recently made the move to SquareSpace.com for my online portfolio. The reasons were simple. The UI is clear and simple. They provide … Continue reading

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Creating a Great Scan = Printing the Unprintable

After years of creating 8X10″ black and white contact prints, I am generally able to look at a negative and, after a quick inspection, decide if it’s going to be a struggle or not to create a quality print. Using … Continue reading

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My 8X10″ Negative Conversions: UPDATE 2 / Epson Scanner Has Arrived

This is the third installment documenting the conversion of my black and white film negatives, of which the majority are 8X10″ format, to digital files. I started off this process searching for an inexpensive method that would provide a usable … Continue reading

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