Enchantment by Guy Kawasaki

As a small business owner, I’m continually looking for ways to promote and grow my company. My desire is to create fantastic products so that existing customers will share their experience with others who might also like my products. In a nut shell, I want them to be enchanted with my company.

I employ a variety [...]

Think Tank Photo Bag Giveaway

We are giving away a brand new Think Tank Photo Airport Airstream during the month of November for readers of our blog and monthly newsletter. That’s right! Free!

The Airport Airstream is designed to be the perfect small roller for airtravel with a medium amount of gear. The roller bag will fit in most all domestic [...]

Nikon Capture NX 2.2.6 Update

For those of you who are Nikon Capture NX users, Nikon has just released new version 2.2.6. Here’s the link for both Mac and Windows.
http://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/17041
Modifications that apply to both the Windows and Macintosh versions

Support for RAW images captured with the D7000 has been added.
Support for Nikon Message Center 2 has been added.
On systems to which [...]

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 Shipping

Adobe is shipping Lightroom 3 as of today! Here’s a link:
http://bit.ly/nMYlv

Photoshop CS5 HDR

I ran my first HDR image through Photoshop CS5’s new HDR pro utility. I must admit that the program did a very good job of producing a “believable” HDR image. I ran four 14-bit Nikon D700 NEF images through the utility and was impressed with how quickly CS5 rendered the preview. So far, so good.
These [...]

Adobe Releases ACR 6.1 for CS5

That’s right. If you have Adobe Photoshop CS5, then it is time to download the new ACR 6.1.  Here are the links:
Mac
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=4727
PC
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=4728

LIDLIPS by Syl Arena

Syl Arena has published a great new book called LIDLIPS - Lessons I Didn’t Learn In Photo School. I just read through a pre-release copy and it is chock full of great wisdom for photographers. Each page in his book contains a single paragraph that reminds you about the most important aspects of photography.  His [...]

Sunset at La Perouse Bay, Maui

Went out for an evening shoot tonight in La Perouse Bay, Maui. This photo was taken about 20 minutes after sunset. Nikon D700, 14-24mm f2.8.

Nikon Festival

In last month’s newsletter, I challenged you all to make a short video with your cameras. Here’s a new contest from Nikon where you can enter your video to win $100,000. I’m entering. How about you?
http://www.nikonfestival.com/

Off to Denali NP

We are off to Denali National Park in a few hours for the big ANPAT excursion. Over 30 photographers from around the world are congregating in Anchorage, AK. We’ll then take the Alaska Railroad up to Denali NP for a few days to photograph some of the best that Alaska has to offer.
Hopefully, I’ll be [...]