My long overdue upgrade to Photoshop CC

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OK, i’ve made up my mind. I will upgrade my Photoshop license. I’ve been using Photoshop CS5 for quite a while and i thought i was doing just fine with that, but lately i’ve attended some online courses and seen some Youtube tutorials where they used CS6 functionality. Now Adobe have the Creative Cloud, where you can sign up for …

Upgrade to a new camera?

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I use a Nikon D90. I love it. I really haven’t thought about replacing it, since i still consider it “my new camera”. However, i’ve had it for at least four years and there’s a new generation of Nikon cameras out there. I went on Nikons web and did some reading about the new models. The ones that would fit …

Are you backing up your pictures?

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The backup process that sucked I had a backup process. It was so stupid i’m ashamed to tell anyone about it, but i will. If i can save someone from losing her pictures the way i did, it’ll be worth it. I’ll also tell you about my current backup process, which i’m actually pretty proud of. The way i did …

I got my dream model to sit for me

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Every once in a while, i manage to talk my daughter into modeling for me. This might be in the eyes of the beholder, but i think she’s really photogenic and pretty cute on top of that. These are a few raw edits from the session. I was using my 70-200 2.8 lense. The light was a bit low, so …

A eureka moment

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I love to cook. I love baking too. And i’m pretty passionate about photography. Also, i  must be pretty stupid because i never thought of combining these passions. However, i had a eureka moment a few weeks ago, when i stumbled upon a food photography course with Andrew Scrivani at creativelive.com. At CreativeLive, you can watch courses online live and …