Tim and Renee chat about scanning slides in a digital world, both from the standpoint of nostalgia and in terms of image quality. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for March 24-28, 2014. This includes questions about the lack of network support in Lightroom, converting the color space for images being saved as JPEGs, getting a larger text preview in Photoshop, black and white in the context of RAW capture, and color management for digital cameras.

Links from this Episode:

Boston-Area Full-Day Workflow Seminar:
https://timgreyinbedfordma.eventbrite.com

GreyLeaning Video Training Library:
http://greylearning.com/

X-Rite ColorChecker Passport:
http://amzn.to/NSk1nf

 

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_032_-_2014-03-29.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 4:32pm EDT

Tim and Renee discuss a story about Adobe's stock price going up while earnings are down, and what that unusual bit of data might mean. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for March 17-21, 2014. This includes questions about adjustment order in Lightroom, which drive to put your Lightroom catalog on, how to apply adjustments based on luminance in a photo using Photoshop, whether it is safe to delete the preview file in Lightroom, and the issue of pixel dimensions versus file size when saving a photo as a JPEG.

Links from this Episode:

Boston-Area Seminar on Workflow for Photographers:
https://timgreyinbedfordma.eventbrite.com/

The Economist Article on Adobe Creative Cloud:
http://www.economist.com/news/business/21599370-adobes-bold-embrace-computing-cloud-should-inspire-others-super-subs

Lightroom Workshop at Maine Media Workshops:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

 

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_031_-_2014-03-22.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:56pm EDT

Getty has made an announcement regarding a new option to embed images from the Getty library for free, with a few limitations. Tim and Renee discuss some of the potential impact this announcement will have on photographers and the photography industry, before discussing the questions from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of March 10-14, 2014. This includes questions about digital media card speed, a monitor display problem, sort order after working in Adobe Bridge, the Lightroom catalog and XMP files, and color spaces.

Links from this Episode:

PDN Article: “Getty's Free Image Program: New Revenue Model, or a Surrender to Copyright Infringement?”:
http://www.pdnonline.com/news/Gettys-Free-Image-P-10446.shtml

PDN Article: “ASMP to Getty Photographers: Time to Bail”
http://www.pdnonline.com/news/ASMP-to-Getty-Photog-2608.shtml

Boston-Area Seminar on Workflow for Photographers:
https://timgreyinbedfordma.eventbrite.com/

Lightroom Workshop at Maine Media Workshops:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_030_-_2014-03-15.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:05am EDT

Tim and Renee discuss the Gigapan image captured from atop 1 World Trade Center in New York City, and published by Time magazine. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of March 3-7, 2014. This includes questions about removing metadata for photo contests, getting a smooth stroke with the Brush tool in Photoshop, whether a polarizing filter is necessary anymore, adding a rain effect to a digital photo, and cropping multiple images to the same size and aspect ratio.

Links from this Episode:

Time Magazine Gigapan of 1 World Trade Center:
http://time.com/world-trade-center/

The Making of Time Magazine Gigapan of 1 World Trade Center:
http://time.com/10672/making-the-world-trade-center-panorama/

GreyLearning:
http://greylearning.com/

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

Mastering Lightroom at Maine Media Workshops:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

 

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_029_-_2014-03-08.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:25pm EDT

Tim and Renee discuss the notion of adding cellular capabilities to digital SLRs, as something of a follow-up to last week's discussion of mobile phones seemingly replacing the compact camera market. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of February 24-28, 2014. This includes questions about converting to 8-bit per channel mode after finalizing images in order to reduce storage capacity needs, the benefits of 16-bit per channel mode, converting to sRGB for sharing images online, a gauge for proper viewing angle on a laptop, and a flat folder structure for image management.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Website:
http://greylearning.com/

Acratech Viewing Angle Gauge:
http://amzn.to/1ftoQ3K

X-Rite ColorMunki Display:
http://amzn.to/LxV4Zl

Workshop at Maine Media Workshops:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_028_-_2014-03-01.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 7:23pm EDT

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