Back when Apple announced that iPhoto 09 was going to offer the ability to “export to flickr” I have to admit I was more than excited. iPhoto 09 arrived and suddenly I realised that every upload session was going to appear on my left hand menu bar, for me a bit of a negative. Over the last few months I have been using a mix of iPhoto and Adobe Lightroom 2 and I predict the … [Read more...]
App Review : Pic Grunger
For the past few days, I've been tooling around with a new photo app for the iPhone called Pic Grunger. Right off the back, I can tell you that I really dig it, aside from one small caveat that I'll get to later. Pic Grunger is a post-processing tool that takes your iPhone photos and throws on a few layers of, well... grunge. Scratches, scuffs, bleach marks, dirt, creases, … [Read more...]
Poll Review : How do you manage your photo library ?
Last week we asked "How do you manage you photo library?" The results were interesting with Adobe Lightroom coming out on top. I have pretty much used every photo management application out there from Elements, iPhoto through to Lightroom and Aperture. They all offer something different with various pros and cons and I guess once you have an established library the thought … [Read more...]
Hydra : High Dynamic Range (HDR) Made Easy ?
Over the last couple of years the term HDR has entered the jargon dictionary of most photographers. You hear it mentioned regularly by the guys at Photoshop user, and intensively featured again and again in various magazines at different levels of photography, almost to the point where it needs no introduction. However everyday the art that is photography sees more and more … [Read more...]