March 2011 Newsletter is Live

The March 2011 Out There Images, Inc. Newsletter is live over at the main site. This month we cover some great new topics:

- Book Review: Exploring North American Landscapes by Marc Muench
- February GOAL Assignment: The Defining Characteristic
- March GOAL Assignment: Triptychs
- Photo Techniques: Shooting a Play
- Digital Tidbits: Getting the Red Out
- Workshop and [...]

Lots of new workshops posted

I’m posting new workshops for 2010 over at Nikonians Academy. Right now, I have dates for:
1/28/10 - 1/31/10 in Atlanta, GA
2/4/10 - 2/7/10 in Orlando, FL
2/25/10 - 2/28/10 in Los Angeles, CA
3/18/10 - 3/21/10 in New York, NY
3/25/10 - 3/28/10 in Boston, MA (will be posted in next day or so)
4/16/10 - 4/19/10 in Seattle, [...]

Mac Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse

Today’s mail run brought some new toys! I just set up the Macintosh wireless bluetooth keyboard and mouse for use with my MacBook Pro and am lovin’ it! For the last few months, I have been using an older Microsoft wireless mouse, but that required use of a USB fob that always took up one [...]

Aerial Black and White

I’m out doing some work today for a new book project with Rocky Nook. I took this image of the New Oregon fishing boat by hoisting my Nikon D90 digital camera into the air with a home-made DIY aerial photography monopod. I made the monopod out of a paint roller extension handle from the Home [...]

Online Data Storage?

Just received a great question from Danny regarding online data storage.
Danny writes:
Mike…
Always appreciate and enjoy your newsletters. Do you use and/or recommend/discourage any of the online backup/restore services like Carbonite or Mosy? I gotta do “something” beyond my on-site hard drive mirroring using external drives. Want to cover my assets in case of fire or theft.
I’d [...]

Capture NX 2 - When to Crop?

A reader of the Nikon Capture NX 2 book just sent me a question over email: 
Mike - just finished your book After the Shoot.  I found it the best explanation to date of the functions and use of NX 2. 
You mention that you crop at the end of you workflow.  However, if you add control [...]