Yearly Archives: 2012

Using Lightroom Smart Collections to find blank metadata values

Yes, I know, I know. “Null metadata values” isn’t the most thrilling of blog post subjects, but if you are reading this then you will probably already know just how powerful, and useful, Lightroom’s Smart Collections are for sorting your images. However, Smart Collections are not without their limitations. One peculiarity is that it is […]

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Visiting my canvas prints in their new home

I had great fun this afternoon visiting a friend’s home and seeing two of my canvas prints hanging in the kitchen. Amanda asked me to make the prints as a birthday present for her husband last August, and I am very happy with the way that they have turned out. I usually prefer printing on […]

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Putney Embankment – Then and Now

How much has your area changed in the last one hundred years? I recently bought an old postcard of Putney showing the pier and Star and Garter, taken about 1913 (which is the date the tramlines were laid down, apparently). As I was scouting for new views of the Thames anyway I thought it would […]

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Framed former exhibition prints for sale

As I related in another post, I had three framed prints shown at the Joe Cornish Gallery Summer Open Exhibition during June and July. I popped back up to Northallerton last week to collect the prints, and I am delighted to be able to offer two of the three images for sale. “Badebro” has already […]

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The Great DNG Conversion Race!

Right, I have just started converting a little over nine thousand Canon Raw files to DNG. I have used DNG for personal projects and family photos for while, but had resisted converting my landscape and travel photos to DNG. Until now. I’m using Adobe Lightroom’s built-in DNG converter, and opting to discard the original raw […]

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