Update: I held quick periscope Q&A session. If you use the app, you can watch it here.
I just spent an hour playing with the new Apple Photos App and here are a few very early first impressions.
Let’s get the most important question out of the way right now: no, it’s not a full replacement for Aperture or Lightroom. Will that hinder its success? I don’t think it will. And here’s why. Continue reading Apple’s Photos App Is Here
Chris talks about using color filters on your black and white camera. This goes back to the oldest recorded methods of creating color pictures and it has been done way back when there was only black and white film.
He has also started to do short photo Q&A sessions on his Periscope video live stream. Keep an eye on Chris’ Twitter stream so you won’t miss any of these ad-hoc sessions. A great opportunity to ask your questions live and get instant answers.
Also find out why Chris doesn’t set the date and time on his cameras anymore. Hint: it is easier for Chris to batch change the time after the fact, using a simple Lightroom trick.
Today’s guest Sina Farhat talks about how he saves a ton of money by rolling his own film.
Germany has just switched to daylight saving time and like Groundhog Day, there is yet again a flurry of Tweets, blog posts, Facebook posts and YouTube videos reminding you to set the clock in your camera. Twice a year. Again and again. Ad nauseum.
Add some travel into the mix and, unless your camera has a fancy GPS and sets its own time, the repeated clock setting starts to become a real chore.
But you know, to be honest, I’ve had the clock in my cameras set to the wrong time for over a year. Not because I’m lazy (well, okay, there’s a little bit of that) but also because I keep forgetting. I travel to a different time zone, I meet with other photographers, daylight saving time just descends upon me, I’m distracted, I simply forget to change the time and date on my cameras. Continue reading The Date & Time On My Camera Don’t Matter
Paul Griffiths held an interview with me on his show Photography: Live and Uncut. We talk about anything from my first camera to why I’m not switching to a mirrorless system. Also: some more background info on the now infamous Invisible Camera.