Top 10 Camera and Photo Bestsellers – April 2014

GoPro Hero3

Here we are a few days into April[1], which means it’s time for our monthly look at what’s selling well in the camera and photo world as measured by those folks at Amazon.com. Unlike some previous wacky months, this month we see a juggling of some familiar items: Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, 10 Sheets (5-Pack) – It’s 2014 and the bestselling item on … [Read more…]

Are These Lightroom Presets Delicious?

Building in Black and White

Recently the folks from Delicious Presets contacted me and asked if I’d like to try out their Lightroom presets. I took them up on the offer, they sent me a code to allow me to download their preset collection, and I dove in. Whoa, Instructions! I was pleased to see a nice, easy-to-understand user guide that explains not only how to install the presets, but also … [Read more…]

Camera & Photo Bestsellers: March 2014

Canon T3i

It’s March, which means it’s time for our monthly look at what’s selling well in the camera and photo world as measured by those folks at Amazon.com. This month we have a great variety of photo gear from cameras to accessories to cases: GoPro HERO3+: Black Edition – It’s been a while since we’ve had something at the top of the list for two months in a row, but again the … [Read more…]

Are You Missing Out on this Lightroom Feature That’s Been There Since Version 1? I Use it Every Week.

Lightroom Quick Collection

Lightroom includes a simple, powerful, and oft-overlooked feature: the Quick Collection. The Quick Collection offers a holding zone for a set of photos… you can add them to the quick collection, do something with them, then remove them. Sure, you can manually create as many regular (or smart) collections as you desire, but if you’re like me, you often want to … [Read more…]

Top 10 Camera & Photo Bestsellers: February 2014

Canon T3i

It’s the beginning of February, so it’s time for our monthly look at what’s selling well in the camera and photo realm as measured by Amazon.com. At the beginning of January we saw a ton of gift items on the list… this month we return to a more typical mix of bestselling items. What’s hot now? Check it out here: GoPro HERO3+: Black Edition – After spending January … [Read more…]

A Review: Photoshop for Lightroom Users

Photoshop for Lightroom Users - Book Review

Lightroom has become a very good photo editing tool, with new features in each release that eat away at the things that used to be done only in Photoshop. That said, there are still some things for which Photoshop is a better tool… but it’s a challenge to learn Photoshop as a Lightroom user, because most Photoshop courses, books, and articles start from the very … [Read more…]