Lessons Learned with the Improve Photography Travel Group [IP67]


In this episode, Jim talks about the lessons he learned shooting with the Improve Photography Travel Group last week in Oregon, and discusses night photography. What’s in this episode The new Sony a77 II DSLR announcement and Jim’s thoughts Selecting the perfect composition for landscape photography How to reduce noise in high ISO night photos (and CONTINUE


What is a DNG file?

Remember VHS tapes? Or better yet – Betamax? And how about all those floppy disks that used to hold your precious files? Technologies can blow in one day and out the next littering the landscape with beloved memories locked away on obsolete equipment. So how does this relate to photography? You probably have grandma’s photo CONTINUE

What is a CR2 File?

What is a CR2 file? New Canon users might be a bit perplexed when they download their photos from their camera to their computers and see files with an extension of .cr2. Just what is a .cr2 file? It’s Canon’s proprietary file extension for its RAW images coming directly out of the camera. Think of CONTINUE

How to Open a DNG File

How to open a .DNG file A .DNG file is a digital RAW negative file developed by Adobe and released in 2004. While not everyone might not be familiar with it, your computer should have no problem opening up its contents. Obviously any product in the Adobe imaging family should be able to open a CONTINUE