"I will photograph just about anything, but my love to travel tops it all! There is nothing better than exploring someplace new, camera in hand."
RECENT PHOTOS, MUSINGS AND TRAVEL...
Topaz Photo AI is my #1 Photography Problem Solver. I’ve been a big fan of Topaz Labs’ software for more years than I can count. And while their apps have changed significantly over the years, they continue to be an integral part of my workflow. In mid-2022, Topaz Labs shifted from having a suite of…Read More
If you’ve been following my photography for a while, you’ll know I’m a big fan of HDR. I love that extra-special-something that the process of merging multiple exposures brings to my photos. One of my favorite apps for processing HDRs has been Aurora HDR from Skylum Software. Sadly, it hadn’t been updated in a while…Read More
Virtual travel (via photos and our memories) is a wonderful thing, but nothing quite replaces the thrill of actual travel. I’m so ready to travel internationally again and revisiting Rome (or anywhere in Italy) is near the top of my list! This particular archive dive landed me in Rome. I was looking for an image…Read More
A few weeks ago I shared four new features that had been announced for the upcoming Luminar Neo. Well, Skylum just announced 4 more and they are pretty cool! Dust RemovalAI Line RemovalAI Overlays Luminar Share mobile app Solving Common Problems with AI Technology Removing distracting elements like power lines and sensor dust may not…Read More
One of the many points of interest I explored in Joshua Tree during my early 2020 visit was the Cholla Cactus Garden…because who doesn’t love navigating a path through super-spikey cacti before dawn? It was one of those situations where those who wandered off the marked path had to proceed with caution. Chollas are notoriously…Read More
It is not IF; it’s WHEN. Every hard drive WILL fail. It’s just a matter of time. Are you prepared? My philosophy is simple COPY 1: Originals and Working Copies First, let’s examine where we keep our originals and working copies (photos, documents, etc.). The two most common are: Anywhere you keep originals, or working…Read More