Category Archives: Tech Tip Tuesday

Memory, Before I forget

Photoshop is a tricky beast, in part one Scratch that! , I talked about using a scratch disk to help improve performance. If you did that, you’ve probably already noticed an improvement, but why not try for more. Just a bit more on scratch disks. If you run shy on space on your scratch disk try limiting…

Scratch that!

So you’ve got Photoshop loaded and you are working away, saving as you go along, but it just seems so slow… Then it stops all together… What’s going on? Is there any way you make it run better on your laptop or desktop? Of course there is. There are all kinds of things you can…

YN-E3-RT transmitter

The Canon 600EX-RT flashes have built in radio transmitters in addition to traditional optical wireless transmission. This allows two-way wireless transmission up to 30m, among up to 5 groups with a total of 15 individual Speedlites. So if you are using these Speedlites you no longer need to buy additional pocket wizards. How well does it…

Scuba Friendly pixels.

Ok, I’m out of my depth on this request. In theory I can offer my opinion on which camera is best suited to underwater photography, but in reality I haven’t scuba-dived since Oakley Frogskins were in fashion (the first time around), and I never used a camera underwater. So my following observations are purely theoretical….

Don’t Forget!

If you’ve followed my blog, you may get the sense that I like the techy side of photography, and that I like new gear. Well that is simply not true!  New gear  and the latest tech are only tools for photographers, they don’t make you better. In fact a new crisp lens and high res…

Hand holding.

I’m not refering to actually holding your hand and walking you through step by step on how to do something… not this week anyway… I’m refering to holding your camera in hand to get your images. I was asked this week “When should I use a tripod?”. So this week I’ll answer that question with…

Depth of Field

This was mentioned in passing last weeks look at the Exposure Triangle. It’s a complicated subject that at it’s core is the distance between closest and and the furthest objects that are in focus in your image. So here we go… well… actually I took the day off yesterday and didn’t prepare the material. All…