Tim and Renee chat about the X-Rite Online Color Challenge, which allows you to test the accuracy of your color vision by attempting to sort color swatches in the correct order. They then address questions from photographers about resizing thumbnails on the filmstrip in Lightroom, find the Sample Size setting for the Magic Wand tool in Photoshop, whether the Magic Wand tool is obsolete, sorting photos in Lightroom, and viewing photos in subfolders in Adobe Bridge.

Links from this Episode:

X-Rite Online Color Challenge:
http://www.xrite.com/online-color-test-challenge

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://timgrey.com/newyork/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_084_-_2015-03-28.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Tim and Renee find themselves in a winter wonderland in the Catskills of New York State, even though the first day of spring has already arrived. They chat about the winter, and the hope for spring weather for photography (as well as their upcoming New York City Photo Workshop). They then address questions from photographers about creating different interpretations of a photo in Lightroom, preparing a photo to be printed by a print service, whether a custom profile should really be used when sending an image to be printed, file size discrepancies for RAW captures, and output settings for size and quality when exporting images from Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://timgrey.com/newyork/

Fine Print Imaging:
http://www.fineprintimaging.com/

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_083_-_2015-03-21.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about Tim's recent experience trying to use Photoshop 1.0 for the first time. You can view a video that features Tim and other Photoshop experts (and the struggles they faced) attempting to perform simple tasks in Photoshop 1.0 in the video linked below. Tim and Renee then address questions from photographers about bit depth for RAW captures, zoom settings in Photoshop, whether the 1:1 view in Lightroom is really best for evaluating sharpness, resizing images using Lightroom, and capturing good color with images featuring the moon or the sun.

Links from this Episode:

Photoshop Experts Struggle with Photoshop 1.0:
https://t.co/Bmyw8lSCWa

Tim Grey TV:
http://timgrey.me/timtv

Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter:
http://www.asktimgrey.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_082_-_2015-03-14.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the notion that "Photography is not a Crime", based on a settlement with some photographers in California. They then address questions from photographers about creating printer profiles, shooting in JPEG instead of RAW, cropping before versus after adjustments, process versions in Lightroom, and adding a color tint to a black and white image.

Links from this Episode:

“Photography is Not a Crime”:
http://pdnpulse.pdnonline.com/2015/03/l-pays-50k-harassed-photogs-agrees-train-sheriff-deputies.html

X-Rite Color Munki Photo:
http://timgrey.me/photocolormunki

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_081_-_2015-03-07.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 2:23am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the new "Tim Grey TV", and the science behind the confusion about the color of "The Dress". They then address questions from photographers about Adobe Camera Raw versus the Camera Raw Filter in Photoshop, support for the latest RAW capture formats, the Adobe DNG Converter, support for Photoshop PSD files in Photoshop Elements, and sources for printer profiles.

Links from this Episode:

Tim Grey TV:
http://timgrey.me/TimGreyTV

Purves Lab:
http://www.purveslab.net

Adobe DNG Converter:
https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/digital-negative.html#downloads

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

“The Dress”:
http://timgrey.me/seethedress

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_080_-_2015-02-28.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:39pm EDT

This episode was recorded "on location" in Seattle, Washington. Tim and Renee chat about their trip to Seattle, where Tim will be presenting as part of Photoshop Week hosted by Creative Live. They also talk about some of the photographic opportunities they've been taking advantage of in Seattle. They then address questions from photographers about Photoshop PSD file size, uncoated matte papers, missing location metadata, removing moiré patterns in photos, and "exposing to the right".

Links from this Episode:

Creative Live Photoshop Week:
http://cr8.lv/psw2015

Red River Paper Samplers:
http://www.redrivercatalog.com/samples/index.html

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_079_-_2015-02-21.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:13pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about not getting the photos that were expected during a trip last week to a tropical beach, and how that might have benefited the photography experience during the trip. They then address questions from photographers about the new Canon EOS 5DS R without a low pass filter, the appearance of color fringing that Lightroom only automatically corrected for two out of three photos, using Dropbox to synchronize a Lightroom catalog, Smart Sharpen settings in Photoshop, and processing with Adobe Camera Raw versus the Camera Raw filter in Photoshop.

Links from this Episode:

Ewa-Marine Underwater Bag:
http://timgrey.me/ewa-marine

Dropbox:
https://db.tt/AX4h8FwU

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_078_-_2015-02-14.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 4:36pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about a new "Quick Answer" feature in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter. They then address questions from photographers about adjusting monitor brightness, metadata for video captures, display calibration recommendations, brightening an image for printing, and resolution required for printing.

Links from this Episode:

X-Rite ColorMunki Display:
http://timgrey.me/colormunkidisplay

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://www.timgrey.com/newyork

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_077_-_2015-02-07.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about a "quadcopter" drone crashing onto the lawn at the White House in Washington, D.C., and how that might impact photographers who want to use drones for aerial photography. They then address questions from photographers about calibrating digital projectors, the impact of ISO on exposure and image quality, file size and resolution, extending canvas size in Photoshop, and the resolution to use for digital sharing.

Links from this Episode:

Drone Crashes at White House:
http://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2015/01/26/device-possibly-aerial-drone-found-on-white-house-grounds

X-Rite ColorMunki Display:
http://timgrey.me/colormunkidisplay

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_076_-_2015-01-31.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

Tim and Renee talk about some tips for night photography, which has been something Tim has focused on a bit more over the last year or so. They then address questions from photographers about whether it makes sense to convert RAW captures to the Adobe DNG format, using Lens Correction adjustments in Lightroom, publishing photos to Facebook from Lightroom, batch processing high dynamic range (HDR) image sets, and noise in the context of ISO setting.

Links from this Episode:

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://www.timgrey.com/newyork

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

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_075_-_2014-01-24.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:07am EDT


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