This episode of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast begins with a bit of a rant related to there being more than one right answer to a given question in digital photography. Tim and Renee then address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of October 14 to 18, 2013. This includes GPS tracklogs, importing with matching keywords, basic image optimization workflow in Lightroom, viewing offline images in Lightroom, and Adobe DNG file compatibility.

Links from this episode:

GPSTrack iPhone App:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gpstrack/id378708797?mt=8

"Mastering Catalog Organization in Lightroom 5" Presentation:

http://bit.ly/TimGreyAdoramaOct2013

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

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_009_-_2013-10-19.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 1:47pm EDT

This episode of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast begins with a discussion of some experiences scouting and photographing in Rome, Italy, as well as some talk about the Lytro camera technology. Tim and Renee then address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of October 7 to 11, 2013. This includes CMYK versus RGB, catalog versions in Lightroom, shooting in JPEG for a special project, saving Tone Curve adjustments in Lightroom, and creating a good selection to fix a sky in Photoshop.

Links from this episode:

Lytro Camera:
https://www.lytro.com

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com 

“Photoshop CC Selections and Layer Masking Workshop” Video Course
https://partner.video2brain.com/timgrey/course-77789.htm

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_008_-_2013-10-12.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:18am EDT

This episode of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast was recorded in Rome, Italy, and begins with a discussion of the new Lightroom version 5.2, as well as the now-available Creative Cloud subscription bundle for photographers. Tim and Renee then address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of September 30 to October 4, 2013. This includes transferring a Lightroom catalog to a new computer, using multiple Lightroom catalogs, batch processing RAW captures, using multiple layer masks in Photoshop, and backing up multiple computers to the same hard drive.

Links from this episode:

Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Bundle:
http://www.adobe.com/products/creativecloud/photography.html

Mastering Catalog Organization Presentation at Adorama:
http://www.adorama.com/workshops/ws-adobe-mastering-catalog-organization-lightroom-5-2013-10-30

Webinar on Selections and Layer Masks:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pA5BmDl1EVI

Video Course on Selections and Layer Masks:
https://partner.video2brain.com/timgrey/course-77789.htm

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_007_-_2013-10-05.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 6:51pm EDT

Tim and Renee discuss some of the issues around image critiques and photo contests. They then address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of September 23-27, 2013. This includes the use of incremental backups in the context of DNG files, putting a digital media card through the washer and dryer, glossy versus matte screens for displays, the Lightroom catalog in the Adobe Creative Cloud subscription, and display size versus resolution.

Links from this episode:

Photoshop Photography Program:
http://blogs.adobe.com/creativelayer/introducing-the-photoshop-photography-program/

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

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_006_-_2013-09-28.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:15pm EDT

Episode 5 of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast begins with a discussion of an interesting demonstration of a not-yet-released tablet edition of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Tim and Renee then address the questions included in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of September 16-20, 2013. The topics include software options for putting GPS track logs to use for your photos, batch converting 16-bit per channel images to 8-bit per channel JPEG images, confusion about the Image Size dialog in Photoshop, using the Maximize Compatibility option for Photoshop documents to ensure they can be imported into Lightroom, and retroactively writing metadata updates to your actual photos from Lightroom.

Links from this episode:

Geotag:
http://geotag.sourceforge.net

gpicsync:
http://code.google.com/p/gpicsync/

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

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_005_-_2013-09-21.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:40am EDT

In episode 4 of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast, Tim and Renee open the show talking about the "RC" version of Lightroom 5.2, which is a release candidate version that is not yet an official release. They then discuss the issues raised in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of September 9-13, 2013. That includes discussion of the new subscription option for photographers being added to the Creative Cloud offerings from Adobe, a question related to sharing a catalog across different operating systems and different versions of Lightroom, splitting images across catalogs in Lightroom, copyright submissions, and choosing a good monitor.

Links from this episode:

Lightroom 5.2 RC:
http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/lightroom5-2/

Tim Grey on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/timgreyvideos

Copyright Office:
http://copyright.gov

The Copyright Zone:
http://thecopyrightzone.com

ViewSonic VP2365-LED:
http://amzn.to/11p2yYY 

ViewSonic VP2765-LED:
http://amzn.to/11qW2zv

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_004_-_2013-09-14.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:09pm EDT

In episode 3 of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast, Tim and Renee open the show with some good news from a reader who had a problem that was talked about in episode 2. In addition, they discuss Adobe's announcement of a new lower-priced subscription option specifically aimed at photographers. Tim and Renee then discuss the issues raised in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of September 2-6, 2013. That includes a recommendation for an iPhone app to create GPS track logs, recommendations for printing images to which painting effects from Snap Art 3 have been appled, a solution for cleaning metal contacts on cameras, making use of XMP sidecar files in Lightroom, and understanding metadata issues related to DNG files in Lightroom.

Show Notes:

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

Lightroom 5 video training bundle:
http://timgrey.com/lightroom/ 

Snap Art 3 from Alien Skin Software:
http://www.alienskin.com/snapart/ 

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

Reed Hoffmann:
http://reedhoffmann.com/ 

DeoxIT Cleaning Products:
http://amzn.to/19dSCo8

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_003_-_2013-09-07.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:15am EDT

In episode 2 of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast, Tim and Renee open the show talking about the notion of being "purist" in photography, and when you might (or might not) apply creative filters. They then discuss the issues raised in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of August 26-30, 2013. That includes a discussion about how to best ensure you can view the LCD on your camera even on a bright day, what size digital media cards are recommended, how to dry out a camera that was left in the rain, why images are being opened in Photoshop as Smart Objects, and how to move Lightroom's catalog to a different operating system.

Show Notes:

Pixology magazine:
http://pixologymag.com/

Snap Art Plug-In:
http://www.alienskin.com/snapart/

Hoodman HoodLoupe:
http://amzn.to/OItPQ3

Photographic Solutions:
http://photosol.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_002_-_2013-08-31.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:46pm EDT

In this premiere episode of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast, Tim talks about the issues raised in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of August 19-23, 2013. That includes a discussion about the two versions of the Import dialog in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, whether it is bad to flatten a composite panorama, the use of Lens Correction in Lightroom for mobile phone captures, how the camera sensor affects depth of field, and corruption of images on a digital media card. Along the way there are a few "bonus" questions and some commentary as well.

Show Notes:

The Adobe Lens Profile Creator and Adobe Lens Profile Downloader tools can be found on the Adobe website here:

http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop/extend.displayTab2.html#resources

Information on subscribing to Pixology magazine can be found here:

http://www.pixologymag.com/

The various calculators for depth of field and circle of confusion created by DOFMaster can be found at the DOFMaster website here:

http://www.dofmaster.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_001_-_2013-08-24.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:23pm EDT


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