Olympus E-M5 Mark II: Getting Smarter

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So you may have noticed I write a lot about Olympus cameras.  That’s because I use them. I don’t review them.  I use them because they are, in my opinion, the best small cameras for still photography on the market. And the competition is fierce: Sony, Fuji, Panasonic, and Pentax are all major players in […]

Scanning Slides with the Epson V700

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A few short notes about scanning with the V700. First of all, it’s a great scanner.  I did the research and it’s the best flatbed scanner out there, and – according to the salesman at the Pro Photo Supply in Portland, it’s the reason why the Nikon film scanners were discontinued. I bought it for […]

Harper Work Party

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We spent the weekend at the family compound for the the annual “summer clean-up”.  Here are a few photos from the weekend. “Smoke gets in your trees”

How I Use Lightroom – Part 1 – Basic File Stuff

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I constantly have friends asking me how I use Adobe Lightroom.  Luckily, my cousin George invented it. Single-handedly. Just kidding. But he was one of the creators. Proof: His name is on the Splash Screen (or was, until LR3 came out).  Plug for George here.  This is not meant to be a definitive way to […]