Tim and Renee chat about the "Never Ending Image Learner" at Carnegie Mellon University, which offers the potential to eliminate the need to keyword or otherwise categorize the content of your photos. Then Tim and Renee discuss the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of December 23-27, 2013, which was a short week due to the Christmas holiday. The questions relate to changing the process version in Lightroom, and file systems to enable reading and writing drives on both Windows and Macintosh computers.

Links from this episode:

Never Ending Image Learner at Carnegie Mellon:
https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2013/november/nov20_webcommonsense.html

MacDrive from Mediafour:
http://amzn.to/19rQKgg

Boston-Area Seminar:
https://timgreyinbedfordma.eventbrite.com/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_019_-_2013-12-28.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:26pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about LensTag, a free service that enables you to register your camera equipment, and which provides a method for checking whether the gear you’re about to buy might be stolen.  Then Tim and Renee discuss the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of December 16-20, 2013. This includes questions about sensor cleaning, using Lightroom across two computers, Live View mode for video, previews in Lightroom, and noise reduction.

Links from this episode:

LensTag:
https://www.lenstag.com/

PEC*PAD from Photographic Solutions:
http://amzn.to/1d8INsP

Eclipse Cleaning Solution from Photographic Solutions:
http://amzn.to/1drCqRP

Sensor Swabs from Photographic Solutions:
http://amzn.to/IGwuLv

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_018_-_2013-12-21.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:24pm EDT

Tim interviews Peter Essick about his new book, “Our Beautiful, Fragile Planet”, his work over the past 25 years at National Geographic magazine, and more. Then Tim and Renee discuss the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of December 9-13, 2013. This includes questions about memory card lifespan, copyright status, shutter damage from Live View, mirroring a projector display, and matting recommendations.

Links from this episode:

“Our Beautiful, Fragile World” by Peter Essick:
http://amzn.to/18rTHMT

US Copyright Office:
http://www.copyright.gov/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_017_-_2013-12-14.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:12am EDT

Pantone names the “official” color for 2014, and Tim and Renee have a bit of fun talking about this color. Then they address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of December 2-6, 2013. This includes questions about aspect ratio for video versus still images, cropping a horizontal image to vertical in Lightroom, adding a catch light after the capture, star ratings versus pick flags, and whether a sensor loupe is a worthwhile accessory.

Links from this episode:

Pantone Color of the Year 2014:
http://pantone.com/pages/pantone/pantone.aspx?pg=21128&ca=10

Delkin SensorScope ($59.99 List Price):
http://amzn.to/IhQxj1

Visible Dust BriteVue Sensor Loupe ($98.99 List Price):
http://amzn.to/1b5uceO

Pixology Magazine Discount:
http://www.pixologymag.com/special/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_016_-_2013-12-07.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 1:46pm EDT

A photographer has won $1.2 million in a case related to images that had been taken without permission from a Twitter feed, and Tim and Renee open the podcast talking about this case. Then they address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of November 25-29, 2013 (though there was a break for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday). This includes questions about the Content-Aware Move tool in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, how Adobe Bridge stacks up to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, and the limitations of megapixel counts for digital cameras.

Links from this episode:

Tim Grey Seminar in Bedford, MA:
http://timgreyinbedfordma.eventbrite.com

Photographer wins $1.2 million:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/22/us-media-copyright-twitter-idUSBRE9AL16F20131122

Elements Weekly eNewsletter:
http://timgrey.com/elements/

Lightroom 5 Video Training Bundle
http://timgrey.com/lightroom/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_015_-_2013-11-30.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 5:36pm EDT

Tim and Renee discuss Adobe’s “Black Friday” sale for the Photography Program bundle of Photoshop and Lightroom for $9.99 per month, as well as strategies for getting the most out of a seminar. Then they address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of November 18-22, 2013. This includes inverting an image in Lightroom, previews that aren’t updating, 32-bit processing for HDR images, metadata compatibility, and overall workflow with image management software.

Links from this episode:

Nik Collection from Google:
http://www.google.com/nikcollection/

Lightroom 5 Video Training Bundle:
www.timgrey.com/lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_014_-_2013-11-23.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:27am EDT

Tim and Renee discuss how photo workshop locations are selected, and how photographers should choose a workshop to attend. Then they address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of November 11-15, 2013. This includes cropping changes in Photoshop CS6, unexpected Develop controls in Lightroom, using Time Machine to backup photos, printer profiles for black and white printing, and creating a soft-focus effect.

Links from this episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

Tony Sweet Filter from Singh-Ray:
http://singh-ray.com/sweet.html

Epson Stylus Photo R2880:
http://amzn.to/1by0VxR

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_013_-_2013-11-16.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 7:11am EDT

Tim and Renee discuss the retro styling of the new Nikon Df digital SLR and make predictions about how it will be received by photographers. Then they address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of November 4-8, 2013. This includes creating multiple exposure images, the use of Levels in Photoshop, file size with layered images, slideshow settings, and backing up the Lightroom catalog.

Links from this episode:

Nikon Df digital SLR:
http://www.nikon.com/news/2013/1105_dslr_01.htm

Pixology Magazine:
http://www.pixologymag.com

ProShow from Photodex:
http://www.photodex.com

How to run ProShow on a Macintosh:
http://kb.photodex.com/2981/how-to-run-proshow-on-a-mac/

“Lightroom for Photographers” Seminar in Orlando:
http://timgreyocc.eventbrite.com/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_012_-_2013-11-09.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

This episode of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast opens with a discussion of whether software technology might someday render keywords, other metadata, and even a folder structure obsolete when it comes to locating a particular photographic image. Tim and Renee then address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of October 28 to November 1, 2013. This includes the order of adjustments for images, bit depth importance for black and white images, best settings for TIFF Options in Photoshop, track log apps for Android devices, and unintended duplicate images on export from Lightroom.

Links from this episode:

Elements Weekly eNewsletter:
http://timgrey.com/elements/

"The New Art of Photographing Nature":
http://amzn.to/1327Jkh

GPS Logger (Android):
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mendhak.gpslogger&hl=en

Open GPS Tracker (Android):
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=nl.sogeti.android.gpstracker&hl=en

GPS Track by John Bafford (iPhone):
http://bafford.com/software/gpstrack/


Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_011_-_2013-11-02.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 4:40pm EDT

This episode of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast begins with a chat about PhotoPlus Expo, as well as a few interview clips recorded on the show floor. Tim and Renee then address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of October 21 to 25, 2013. This includes laptop viewing angle, backup in the context of RAID storage, working with layered images from Photoshop in Lightroom, exporting from Lightroom for specific print sizes, and whether Vibrance has completely replaced Hue/Saturation in Photoshop.

Links from this episode:

G-Technology:
http://www.g-technology.com

RPGKeys.com:
http://www.rpgkeys.com

Lowepro:
http://www.lowepro.com

Red River Paper:
http://www.redrivercatalog.com

G-Speed from G-Technology:
http://amzn.to/16rfuOp

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_010_-_2013-10-26.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 5:11pm EDT


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