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Monitor Calibration i1Display Pro
I’ve been running an uncalibrated system since upgrading to an iMac a couple of years back. I know I’m a hethan, who does colour work on an iMac? Well a lot of us. Not everyone has the funds or need for a fancy monitor that displays the full gamut of Adobe 98. In reality I […]

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Date: June 6, 2013
Hazelbrook Location Guide
As you may already know I’m an administrator for a great photography resource freephotoguides.com. I’ll let you check it out and find out what it is all about on your own. If you love shooting waterfalls then I’ve just posted a location guide for Hazelbrook, a short drive from Sydney and a great spot to […]

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Date: May 15, 2013
Before and After Photoshop
Welcome to my Before and After Photoshop confess all post. I hope this gives you better understanding of the power of Photoshop and why good post processing technique is so important in a photographers workflow. Now in my defence some of my images require very little post processing work where as others I stuffed up […]

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Date: April 23, 2013
Big Stopper Lee 10 Stop Neutral Density Filter review
  The Big Stopper by Lee Filters is an amazingly popular 10 stop Neutral Density filter allowing photographers to shoot 30+ second exposures in the brightest of conditions. Easily mistaken for black welding glass this is a great creative tool and a must for all landscape photographers. Having owned the similar B+W 10 stop (3.0) […]

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Date: February 28, 2013
13 inch Macbook Air review Photo Editing Photoshop
After much deliberating I finally took the plunge and got a Apple Macbook Air. With all the travel I have coming up over the next two years it was time to go portable. For the last six months I’ve been lugging my 27 inch iMac to my Photoshop courses and with some further afield courses […]

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Date: February 12, 2013
Colour Space for Web – Setting Colour Space in Photoshop or Lightroom
A mistake we all have to learn from is uploading images to the web in the wrong colour space. I was doing this a few years back and couldn’t figure out why there was such a large colour shift between Photoshop and what was viewable on the web (including my website and Flickr). So what was going […]

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Date: January 23, 2013
Christmas Tree Bokeh
Well what better way to celebrate Christmas than with lots of cool out of focus photographs? These aren’t any normal out of focus photos, these are Christmas themed out of focus photos. First to Wikipedia for the science: “Bokeh has been defined as “the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light”. However, differences in lens aberrations and aperture […]

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Date: December 14, 2012
Photoshop, How much is too much?
Good questions Lee. Well my opinion has changed considerably as I learn my craft and try to perfect the art of image making. Yes as a photographer we make images. First we pre-visualise an image, then capture the scene using our camera, and finally we process the resulting image to some degree. This can either happen […]

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Date: November 22, 2012
Photoshop post processing workflow
Yes I use photoshop, most photographers do these days. Is it cheating, no….if you would like to hear my justification here it is: Do you use photoshop? How much Photoshop do I use? Well I’ll let you decide, here’s a video starting from the output of my RAW file, gradually adding each layer to the […]

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Date: October 29, 2012
AIPP The Event
Being a new member to the AIPP I was extremely excited to attend this years AIPP ‘The Event’ in Hunter Valley, Australia. As an added bonus Robert Gatto the MD of Kayell invited me to a private dinner at the amazing Tempus Two Winery. I was sat at the big boys table with Peter Eastway […]

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Date: October 5, 2012
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