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Creating Lens Profiles for Adobe Software

UPDATE:  It turns out, the upload process for the profile sends to an address that doesn’t work.  While I try to fix this, if you want the profiles to use, you can download them by clicking here. Within Adobe processing … Continue reading

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Fisheye Correction in Lightroom

I have a pretty well defined routine for importing and processing my images in Adobe Lightroom. I have presets for importing images that put them in the right folders, apply copyright information and apply development presets. I can then edit … Continue reading

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Yet More on the 100-400

Here is the latest update on the 100-400 saga.  As reported here, I got the 100-400 back from Canon and they had indeed found something wrong with it.  This was, as I noted then, a relief as I wasn’t imagining … Continue reading

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Update on the 100-400

Nearly a year ago I got the new model of the Canon 100-400 EF lens.  I had it on back order when it first came out and it arrived just before Christmas so became an impromptu gift to me!  Almost … Continue reading

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Canon 100-400 Review

One of the longest running sagas in the world of camera equipment watchers was the replacement of the venerable 100-400 zoom lens. I have had the old version for about ten years and it has been a useful workhorse for … Continue reading

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Flying Out of The Bay Area

I have been traveling a reasonable amount recently and on one of my trips we took off from Oakland and flew out over San Francisco Bay, past the city and the Golden Gate and up to the north. The first … Continue reading

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Cheap Macro

While the idea of trying macro photography has always been of interest to me, I have never got around to actually doing it aside from an old lens I had in my pre-autofocus days that had a macro setting.  The … Continue reading

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Lightning Up the Mood

A little night shooting today and a confession about my role in what was going on. We moved to Chicago eight years ago. When we first got here, we were amazed by the storms we got. There seemed to be … Continue reading

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Something Fishy

Let’s get the statements of the obvious out of the way first.  Yes, I am a bit of a “gear head”.  I am quite partial to stuff!  Does this mean that I sometimes get things that I don’t necessarily “need”?  … Continue reading

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