Category Archives: Software

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The photo you have vs. the photo you wanted

When you understand photography and your camera intimately, you are more likely to get the photographs you want. Newcomers to photography are often disappointed by their results because the excitement provided by the subject has […]

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Free Nik Image Editing Software

I few years ago I purchased the Nik software suite, which includes six plug-ins for Photoshop, Photoshop Elements (excluding the HDR), Lightroom, and Aperture. Now Google is now offering this software free, which is a price […]

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Currach on Inisheer

This is more than what it seems. The romantically inclined may see this as a dog awaiting the return of her master. She is resting on the sand by the currach because she is tired-out after romping in […]

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Fading into Fascination

Antiques and junque. I love visiting an antique store, and the more disorganized and mixed the collection is the better. Looking for odd juxtapositions and the patina of age is a feast for the photographer. Recently I visited […]

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The Ring that Binds

Another for the ‘Little Ideas’ project, this time a large set of cast-iron keys, purchased by my daughter while in Spain.       Photographing objects directly on a black background can be a real […]

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Time with a shell

(27 November, 2014. Canon 5D Mk II (now evolved into the 5D Mk III) with  the 24-105mm f4 L IS USM lens and a Vello battery grip. ISO 200, 1 sec. @ f22. Light tent, one lamp, one spotlight, reflector and one […]

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