Archive for September, 2008

Just over 4 months ago, I wrote a short review about the Microsoft Pro Photo Tools and concluded that it didn’t serve my needs because it didn’t support RAW geotagging. Well, Microsoft apparently were in tuned to some people as their second version supports RAW! This is excellent news! I had the opportunity to put […]


Every year around this time, thousands of Vaux’s Swifts fly down from around Alaska on their way to Central America. It’s a long flight, so they make stops along the way. One of those familiar stops for them happen to be a large and tall chimney stack on an elementary school in Northwest Portland. The […]


I didn’t take any photos this weekend at all. Instead, I spent many several hours working on my photos and grappling with the Shutterfly website to take advantage of a promotion they had where I can get a free 8″x8″ photo book with 20 pages for free. I’ve never done a photo book before so […]


Following the success of the Scott Kelby photo walk, a few of my work friends decided to hang out and shoot again this weekend. The final decision was to have breakfast at Rose’s Deli on 23rd Ave, and then head to the International Rose Test Garden and the Hoyt Arboretum in Washington Park to shoot […]


The camera manufacturers seem to have been really busy churning out new stuff for Photokina 2008 happening at the end of the month. Let’s take a look at what’s in store for the DSLR area. First at bat was Canon with the 50D. Now methinks this is in response to the market share that is […]