Category: Use

Adobe Bridge for free

One of the most attracting features of the Adobe Photoshop CC suite of photographic tools is its image management tool which allows sorting, ordering, labeling and most important -to my eyes- comparing several pictures in order to choose the best one. Yes, I have the (bad?) habit of shooting in rapid fire when I’m photographing wildlife, but…

JPEG.vs.RAW [Band]

RAW or JPEG?

It seems that this question will always be there to haunt photographers (enthiusiasts and pros as well as mere amateurs). You should believe that the answer is complicated and prone to errors. Or that the issues are so thorny that nobody can answer. Again this month, I walked by a pro photographer on a mission…

Nikon D500 user manuals – ready for download

You can get the Nikon D500 user manual (or more precisely “manuals”, since there are several of them on the Nikon web site now): User’s Manual English (for customers in Europe) User’s Manual English (for customers in the Americas) User’s Manual English (for customers in Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa) Benutzerhandbuch (Deutsch) Руководство…

AF settings for a Canon 5D Mk III

Autofocusing guides

What could be more frustrating that holding a DLSR camera worth thousands of bucks and not being able to focus on the subject in front of you? So, I collected a few excellent guides or tutorials which provide good summaries (I think) of the possibilities of these cameras when it comes to autofocus or AF.…

GIMP v2.8 – Also for Windows

It was impatiently expected in the circles of defenders of free software. Here is the version 2.8 of GIMP, the free photo-retouching software who wanted to be a competition for the mighty Photoshop. Sometimes, people will remember that GIMP is a program allowing to do digital photography on Linux. And, often, many people think that…