Tim and Renee chat about an amazing opportunity to photograph an English Garden in the Palouse region of eastern Washington State during their photography workshops. They then address questions from photographers about long exposures at night, calculating exposure with a neutral density filter, choosing among RAW processing software options, continuous focus with back button autofocus, and different types of ICC profiles.

Links from this Episode:

Xume Adapters:
http://timgrey.me/go-xume

Palouse Photo Workshops:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

Pixology Magazine Article on Back Button Focus:
http://timgrey.me/pixbackfocus

Color Management Video Course:
http://timgrey.me/greycolor15

Direct download: ATG_Podcast_2016-06-18.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the first week of their 2016 Palouse Photo Workshop, and the notion of creating photographic opportunities whenever possible. They then address questions from photographers about neutral density (ND) filter options, color temperature sliders seeming "backwards", whether or not it is important to build custom printer profiles, and how to flip a selection in Photoshop.

Links from this Episode:

Breakthrough Photography filter:
http://timgrey.me/tgtv-bp-nd6

Understanding Color Management video course:
http://timgrey.me/greycolor15

X-Rite ColorMunki Photo:
http://timgrey.me/munkiphoto

Tim Grey's Palouse Photo Workshops:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

Crop Duster Photo:
https://500px.com/photo/112385163/crop-duster-spraying-in-palouse-by-tim-grey

Direct download: ATG_Podcast_2016-06-11.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the long gap in podcast episodes, and then turn their attention to the remarkable Palouse region of eastern Washington State where this episode was recorded. They then address questions from photographers about the use of image stabilization with a tripod, a mystery about a viewfinder cover, print longevity with matter versus glossy paper, and the risk of image file degradation.

Links from this Episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop:
http://www.timgrey.com/palouse

Tim Grey TV on Viewfinder Cover:
https://youtu.be/OUBqStNRNl8

Deer in the Wheat Field:
https://500px.com/photo/158352533/deer-in-wheat-by-tim-grey

Direct download: ATG_Podcast_2016-06-04.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about how great it is to be home after traveling for about four weeks non-stop, and how they are focused on catching up on producing new educational content for photographers. They then address questions from photographers related to transferring photos with the Lightroom app for mobile devices, copying image layers between two photos in Photoshop, back button focus, the order of adjustments for Color Balance, and lens hoods.

Links from this Episode:

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

GreyLearning “Everything” Bundle:
http://timgrey.me/atgpod99

Direct download: ATG_Podcast_2016-01-30.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the concept of a cruise providing something of a "tasting menu" for both travel and photography. They then address questions related to the "as shot" white balance setting, creating an inverted copy of a layer mask in Photoshop, printing iPhone captures, underwater cases for the iPhone, and downloading photos from an iPhone for editing in Photoshop.

Links from this Episode:

Underwater Photo with iPhone:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BAqWy8oJ-a6/?taken-by=timgreyphoto

LifeProof FRE case:
http://amzn.to/1UbMLXo

LifeProof LifeJacket flotation device:
http://amzn.to/1S4BuZU

Ewa-Marine Phone Pouch:
http://amzn.to/1UbNbgp

Direct download: ATG_Podcast_2016-01-23.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:05pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about their transit through the Panama Canal while teaching on a cruise ship, and the experience of photographing the process. They then address questions from photographers about collections in Lightroom, "flecking" on prints, sharpening workflow, in-camera adjustments to RAW captures, and correcting spelling errors for keywords in Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

SpotPen: http://timgrey.me/1RgQ1CW

GreyLearning "Everything" Bundle: http://timgrey.me/atgpod99

Direct download: ATG_Podcast_2016-01-16.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Tim and Renee are back with the Ask Tim Grey Podcast! In this episode they talk about their long (unplanned) hiatus from the podcast, and how excited they are to be producing new episodes again. They then address questions from photographers about Wacom tablets, renaming individual images in Lightroom, renaming in Adobe Bridge when managing photos in Lightroom, adjusting the size of thumbnails on the Layers panel in Photoshop, and using a laptop as a primary computer.

Links from this Episode:

Wacom Intuos: http://timgrey.me/mediumtab

GreyLearning "Everything" Bundle: http://timgrey.me/atgpod99

Direct download: ATG_Podcast_2016-01-09.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:39pm EDT

Tim and Renee welcome listeners back to the long-awaited Ask Tim Grey Podcast, and talk about how Tim thinks the Space Needle in Seattle is often photographed incorrectly. They then address questions from photographers about the new Dehaze adjustment in Lightroom, accessing the "Hand" tool in Lightroom, the fact that the Dehaze adjustment is only available in the Creative Cloud version of Lightroom, file size concerns for images to be published to a blog, and working around the lack of a GPS receiver in a digital SLR.

Links from this Episode:

Tim Grey's Presentation at PIX2015:
https://youtu.be/WOVL9zEeOO8

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

"Cleaning Up Your Mess in Lightroom" Course:
http://greylearning.usefedora.com/courses/lrcc-06

Space Needle at Night by Tim Grey:
https://500px.com/photo/99361813/seattle-skyline-from-kerry-park-by-tim-grey

Space Needle in Fog by Tim Grey:
https://500px.com/photo/124484081/space-needle-in-fog-by-tim-grey

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_097_-_2015-06-27.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 7:44pm EDT

Tim and Renee talk about how exhausing a photography workshop can be, explaining why there were only three questions this week for the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter. They then address (only three!) questions from photographers about where to store your Lightroom catalog while traveling, creating a JPEG image when sending a photo from Lightroom to Photoshop, and what is causing bright "orbs" in images that include the sun.

Links from this Episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

Tim’s Photo “Sunrise in the Palouse”:
https://500px.com/photo/111950955/sunrise-in-the-palouse-by-tim-grey

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_096_-_2015-06-20.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:47am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about conditions in the Palouse region of eastern Washington State that are dramatically different from what would be normal this time of year, and how that will impact their photo workshops. They then address questions from photographers about creating printer profiles, upgrading to a larger hard drive for storing photos, creating vertical text in Photoshop, consolidating photos from two smaller hard drives to one larger hard drive, and managing captures for time-lapse sequences.

Links from this Episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

X-Rite ColorMunki Photo:
http://timgrey.me/munkiphoto

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_095_-_2015-06-13.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:40pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about scouting in the Palouse, and the notion (and challenge!) of gaining knowledge about an area you'll be photographing. They then address questions from photographers about easily importing to a specific folder in Lightroom, using a hard-edged brush for painting on a layer mask in Photoshop, using a selection to protect an area of a layer mask in Photoshop, blurring a background within a photo, and recommendations for hardware to calibrate a monitor display and profile a printer.

Links from this Episode:

X-Rite ColorMunki:
http://timgrey.me/munkidisplay

X-Rite i1Display Pro:
http://timgrey.me/proi1display

DataColor Spyder5EXPRESS:
http://timgrey.me/spyder5x

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_094_-_2015-06-06.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 7:08pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about different photographers viewing scenes in different ways, and sometimes finding unique photos among subjects that are taken for granted. They then address questions from photographers about deleting photos, high dynamic range images versus tone-mapping, exporting full-resolution photos from Lightroom, and creating a zoom blur effect.

Links from this Episode:

Panning Blur Photo:
https://500px.com/photo/110232149/new-york-skyline-zoom-blur-by-tim-grey

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter:
http://www.asktimgrey.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_093_-_2015-05-30.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:11am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the first session of their New York City Photography Workshop. They then address questions from photographers about a slow Quick Selection tool in Photoshop, merging Lightroom catalogs from multiple versions of Lightroom, removing older versions of Lightroom, recovering from a failed hard drive, and the Background Eraser tool in Photoshop.

Links from this Episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Tim Grey on 500px:
https://500px.com/timgreyphoto

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_092_-_2015-05-23.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:58pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the fact that Tim grew up in the Los Angeles area, but never really spent time creating "real" photographs there until now. They then address questions from photographers about minimizing haze in photos, getting a better preview of text in Photoshop, color shifts with neutral density filters, working with Lightroom on two computers in two different locations, and confusion about the Lightroom version number.

Links from this Episode:

B+W 10-Stop Neutral Density Filter:
http://timgrey.me/nd10stop

Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter:
http://www.asktimgrey.com

Tim Grey TV on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/timgreytv

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_091_-_2015-05-16.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:12pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about San Diego, in terms of great bird photography, great weather, and yet more travel on the calendar. They then address questions from photographers about Lightroom 6 versus the Creative Cloud version, differences between exporting as a catalog versus just copying files in the context of Lightroom, cropping based on a zoom setting, aligning image cleanup work in Photoshop, and whether one-stop increments are necessary for high dynamic range (HDR) photography.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_090_-_2015-05-09.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:17pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about a visit to Charleston, South Carolina, as well as Savannah, Georgia. They then address questions from photographers about Process Versions in Lightroom, switching to the "Cloud" version of Lightroom, adopting a single Lightroom catalog, shooting HDR images hand-held, and working with Adobe applications on multiple computers.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_089_-_2015-05-02.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:05pm EDT

Tim and Renee discuss the launch of Lightroom 6 (aka Lightroom CC), as they record the podcast from in the field near Savannah, Georgia. They then address questions from photographers about removing deleted photos from Lightroom, viewing only the photos in a top-level folder, soft previews of photos in Lightroom, Colorize versus Tint for a color effect, and a problem launching Lightroom 6.

Links from this Episode:

Tim Grey TV on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/timgreytv

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_088_-_2015-04-25.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:30am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about a brief detour to Washington DC that happened to be almost perfectly timed for photographing the cherry blossoms in full bloom, and why the experience didn't exactly live up to expectations. They then address questions from photographers about sharpening upon export from Lightroom, High Pass sharpening in Photoshop, resetting adjustments without losing the Lens Correction adjustments in Lightroom, cropping to a specific aspect ratio for a batch of photos, and a synchronization solution for backing up photos and other data.

Links from this Episode:

GoodSync Backup Software:
http://www.goodsync.com

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

 

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_087_-_2015-04-18.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:59am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about Tennessee as a "best kept secret" for beautiful landscapes. They then address questions from photographers about mouse pointers in Photoshop, a problem with drag-and-drop in Lightroom, changing capture time for photos, whether a Lightroom user needs Adobe Bridge, and moving photos to a new hard drive in Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html 

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_086_-_2015-04-11.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 5:35pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about their two-week marathon session in the studio, producing a variety of new training videos for the GreyLearning video training library. They then address questions from photographers about DNG versus TIFF file size, incorrect order for photos captured in rapid succession, how the "missing" information is calculated for individual pixels with digital capture, matching precise colors in a photo, and exposure info display for photos in Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_085_-_2015-04-04.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the X-Rite Online Color Challenge, which allows you to test the accuracy of your color vision by attempting to sort color swatches in the correct order. They then address questions from photographers about resizing thumbnails on the filmstrip in Lightroom, find the Sample Size setting for the Magic Wand tool in Photoshop, whether the Magic Wand tool is obsolete, sorting photos in Lightroom, and viewing photos in subfolders in Adobe Bridge.

Links from this Episode:

X-Rite Online Color Challenge:
http://www.xrite.com/online-color-test-challenge

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://timgrey.com/newyork/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_084_-_2015-03-28.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Tim and Renee find themselves in a winter wonderland in the Catskills of New York State, even though the first day of spring has already arrived. They chat about the winter, and the hope for spring weather for photography (as well as their upcoming New York City Photo Workshop). They then address questions from photographers about creating different interpretations of a photo in Lightroom, preparing a photo to be printed by a print service, whether a custom profile should really be used when sending an image to be printed, file size discrepancies for RAW captures, and output settings for size and quality when exporting images from Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://timgrey.com/newyork/

Fine Print Imaging:
http://www.fineprintimaging.com/

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_083_-_2015-03-21.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about Tim's recent experience trying to use Photoshop 1.0 for the first time. You can view a video that features Tim and other Photoshop experts (and the struggles they faced) attempting to perform simple tasks in Photoshop 1.0 in the video linked below. Tim and Renee then address questions from photographers about bit depth for RAW captures, zoom settings in Photoshop, whether the 1:1 view in Lightroom is really best for evaluating sharpness, resizing images using Lightroom, and capturing good color with images featuring the moon or the sun.

Links from this Episode:

Photoshop Experts Struggle with Photoshop 1.0:
https://t.co/Bmyw8lSCWa

Tim Grey TV:
http://timgrey.me/timtv

Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter:
http://www.asktimgrey.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_082_-_2015-03-14.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the notion that "Photography is not a Crime", based on a settlement with some photographers in California. They then address questions from photographers about creating printer profiles, shooting in JPEG instead of RAW, cropping before versus after adjustments, process versions in Lightroom, and adding a color tint to a black and white image.

Links from this Episode:

“Photography is Not a Crime”:
http://pdnpulse.pdnonline.com/2015/03/l-pays-50k-harassed-photogs-agrees-train-sheriff-deputies.html

X-Rite Color Munki Photo:
http://timgrey.me/photocolormunki

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_081_-_2015-03-07.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 2:23am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the new "Tim Grey TV", and the science behind the confusion about the color of "The Dress". They then address questions from photographers about Adobe Camera Raw versus the Camera Raw Filter in Photoshop, support for the latest RAW capture formats, the Adobe DNG Converter, support for Photoshop PSD files in Photoshop Elements, and sources for printer profiles.

Links from this Episode:

Tim Grey TV:
http://timgrey.me/TimGreyTV

Purves Lab:
http://www.purveslab.net

Adobe DNG Converter:
https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/digital-negative.html#downloads

Red River Paper:
http://www.redrivercatalog.com

“The Dress”:
http://timgrey.me/seethedress

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_080_-_2015-02-28.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:39pm EDT

This episode was recorded "on location" in Seattle, Washington. Tim and Renee chat about their trip to Seattle, where Tim will be presenting as part of Photoshop Week hosted by Creative Live. They also talk about some of the photographic opportunities they've been taking advantage of in Seattle. They then address questions from photographers about Photoshop PSD file size, uncoated matte papers, missing location metadata, removing moiré patterns in photos, and "exposing to the right".

Links from this Episode:

Creative Live Photoshop Week:
http://cr8.lv/psw2015

Red River Paper Samplers:
http://www.redrivercatalog.com/samples/index.html

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_079_-_2015-02-21.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:13pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about not getting the photos that were expected during a trip last week to a tropical beach, and how that might have benefited the photography experience during the trip. They then address questions from photographers about the new Canon EOS 5DS R without a low pass filter, the appearance of color fringing that Lightroom only automatically corrected for two out of three photos, using Dropbox to synchronize a Lightroom catalog, Smart Sharpen settings in Photoshop, and processing with Adobe Camera Raw versus the Camera Raw filter in Photoshop.

Links from this Episode:

Ewa-Marine Underwater Bag:
http://timgrey.me/ewa-marine

Dropbox:
https://db.tt/AX4h8FwU

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_078_-_2015-02-14.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 4:36pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about a new "Quick Answer" feature in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter. They then address questions from photographers about adjusting monitor brightness, metadata for video captures, display calibration recommendations, brightening an image for printing, and resolution required for printing.

Links from this Episode:

X-Rite ColorMunki Display:
http://timgrey.me/colormunkidisplay

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://www.timgrey.com/newyork

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_077_-_2015-02-07.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about a "quadcopter" drone crashing onto the lawn at the White House in Washington, D.C., and how that might impact photographers who want to use drones for aerial photography. They then address questions from photographers about calibrating digital projectors, the impact of ISO on exposure and image quality, file size and resolution, extending canvas size in Photoshop, and the resolution to use for digital sharing.

Links from this Episode:

Drone Crashes at White House:
http://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2015/01/26/device-possibly-aerial-drone-found-on-white-house-grounds

X-Rite ColorMunki Display:
http://timgrey.me/colormunkidisplay

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_076_-_2015-01-31.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

Tim and Renee talk about some tips for night photography, which has been something Tim has focused on a bit more over the last year or so. They then address questions from photographers about whether it makes sense to convert RAW captures to the Adobe DNG format, using Lens Correction adjustments in Lightroom, publishing photos to Facebook from Lightroom, batch processing high dynamic range (HDR) image sets, and noise in the context of ISO setting.

Links from this Episode:

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://www.timgrey.com/newyork

GreyLearning Video Training Library:
http://greylearning.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_075_-_2014-01-24.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:07am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about licensing of music, including a rant by Tim about photographers who complain about the risk of people stealing their photos but who steal music for use in slideshows and other uses. They then address questions from photographers about dye sublimation printers, the pixel grid in Photoshop, whether to remove cards from a camera for downloading photos, filtering photos in Lightroom based on the absence of keywords, and sharpening settings that seem to enable working in units smaller than the individual pixel.

Links from this Episode:

Royalty-Free Music from Incompetech:
http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/collections.php

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://www.timgrey.com/newyork/

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_074_-_2014-01-17.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 4:38pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about their upcoming New York City Photo Workshop, including their reasons for structuring the workshop the way they did. They then address questions from photographers about a workflow for preparing black and white versions of color photographs, converting a folder full of images to a different file format, the term "density" in the context of photography, how formatting a memory card impacts the life of the card, and recovering photos from a card that has been formatted already.

Links from this Episode:

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://www.timgrey.com/newyork

PhotoRescue Software:
http://www.datarescue.com

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_073_-_2014-01-10.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 5:30pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about New Year's Resolutions for the photographer, including some "resolutions" of their own. They then address questions from photographers about organizing photos from multiple cameras, using the Opacity control with adjustment layers in Photoshop, saving images for archival purposes, the "Painter" tool in Lightroom, and exporting images to a new catalog from Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_072_-_2014-01-03.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 2:49pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about a holiday break, which resulted in a short week with only two questions and answers in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter. They then address those questions, about resizing during cropping in Photoshop and whether it might make sense to use a fixed value for white balance when capturing photos.

Links from this Episode:

Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter:
http://www.asktimgrey.com

GreyLearning video training library:
http://www.greylearning.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_071_-_2014-12-27.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:01am EDT

Tim and Renee begin this episode with a chat about using drones for aerial photography. They then address questions from photographers about an approach to photos and folders, renaming existing photos and folders, why Tim prefers to print from Photoshop rather than Lightroom, how to print a photo at a specific size in Lightroom, and methods for fine-tuning the position of anchor points for the Curves adjustment.

Links from this Episode:

Phantom Photo Drone:
http://timgrey.me/1B0UoJ2

GreyLearning video training library:
http://greylearning.com/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_070_-_2014-12-20.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:35pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about a recent earnings report from Adobe, in the context of an earlier decline blamed on the switch to a subscription model for licensing software. They then address questions from photographers about the use of a UV filter, missing photos in Lightroom, the relative merits of Lightroom as a workflow solution, managing iPhone photos in Lightroom, and color temperature settings for night sky photography.

Links from this Episode:

Adobe Stock Soars:
http://news.investors.com/technology/121114-730209-adbe-stock-up-as-fiscal-q4-eps-sales-beat.htm

Milky Way by Tim Grey:
https://500px.com/photo/91347311/milky-way-from-near-castle-valley-utah-by-tim-grey

GreyLearning Video Training:
http://greylearning.com/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_069_-_2014-12-13.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:06pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about a photo Tim captured of the Milky Way in which a "shooting star" made an appearance, as well as Tim's exchange with a photographer who was able to identify the satellite that created the light streak in the image. THey then address questions from photographers about soft proofing in Lightroom, the settings and technique used to photograph the Milky Way, the use of the "Auto ISO" setting on a camera, monitor calibration for black and white photography, and reducing the appearance of haze in a photo.

Links from this Episode:

Milky Way Photo with Satellite:
https://500px.com/photo/91347311/milky-way-from-near-castle-valley-utah-by-tim-grey

Planets App:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/planets/id305793334?mt=8

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_068_-_2014-12-06.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 5:08pm EDT

Tim and Renee discuss Thanksgiving (in the context of shopping), and then address questions from photographers. That includes questions about metadata presets in Lightroom, fixing a spelling mistake for a keyword in Lightroom, and depth of field for macro photography.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_067_-_2014-11-29.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:56pm EDT

Tim and Renee talk about Flickr's recent announcement that Creative Commons images will be sold at a profit, with no share of the sale going to the photographer. They then address questions from photographers about saving metadata to your photos, shooting to a square format, updating an export preset in Lightroom, and a workflow between Lightroom and Photoshop.

Links from this Episdode:

Flickr Selling Photos:
http://www.cnet.com/news/some-photographers-bristle-over-flickrs-selling-of-photos/

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_066_-_2014-11-22.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 6:28pm EDT

In this episode Tim and Renee chat about "Streaming Photoshop", which is a new product being tested by Adobe allowing you to run a full version of Photoshop within a web browser on a relatively low-powered computer. They then address questions from photographers about creating a starburst effect with the sun, whether the equivalent of the Recompose tool in Photoshop Elements exists within Photoshop, just how good the Vibrance adjustment is, inaccurate colors when printing, and the benefits of a focusing rail for macro photography.

Links from this Episode:

Streaming Photoshop:
http://edex.adobe.com/projectphotoshopstreaming

Really Right Stuff focusing rail:
http://www.reallyrightstuff.com/s.nl/it.A/id.4906/.f

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_065_-_2014-11-15.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 4:55pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the 13-year anniversary of the Ask Tim Grey email newsletter, and then talk about Amazon's new option for unlimited photo storage for Amazon Prime subscribers. They then address questions from photographers about synchronizing a Lightroom catalog among multiple computers, disabling keyboard shortcuts in Lightroom, noise reduction workflow, switching from Windows to Macintosh, and finding pick and reject flags outside of Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

Amazon Prime Photos:
https://www.amazon.com/clouddrive/primephotos

“Keyboard Tamer” plug-in for Lightroom:
http://photographers-toolbox.com/products/keyboardtamer.php

MediaFour MacDrive:
http://www.mediafour.com/products/macdrive

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_064_-_2014-11-08.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 7:45pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the PhotoPlus Expo event, and a very cool "new" product that makes attaching and removing filters for your lenses remarkably easy and convenient. They then address questions from photographers about working with layers when cleaning up an image in Photoshop, calibrating a laptop display for optimal accuracy, applying multiple adjustments to the same area of a photo in Photoshop, why an aperture of f/8 gets chosen so frequently, and merging images in Lightroom after travel.

Links from this Episode:

XUME Quick Release Adapters:
http://www.xumeadapters.com/

X-Rite i1Display Pro:
http://amzn.to/1tAUhQN

X-Rite ColorMunki Display
http://amzn.to/1nKK4AP

Datacolor Spyder4Pro:
http://amzn.to/1pRLyoo

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_063_-_2014-11-01.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Tim and Renee discuss the winning images in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, including a discussion of technical versus aesthetic qualities for a photographic image. They also talk about what makes for a good critique of a photographic image. Then they address questions from photographers about orientation for composite panoramas, metering for high dynamic range (HDR) images, setting a limit for ISO, thoughts about dodging and burning, and preparing images for Instagram.

Links from this Episode:

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014:
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit-us/wpy/gallery/2014/index.html

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Tim Grey on Instagram:
http://instagram.com/timgreyphoto

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_062_-_2014-10-25.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 2:36pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about some of the highlights from their three-week road trip through "red rock" country in the southwestern United States. They then address questions from photographers about the benefits of a wide-gamut color space, copying photos within Lightroom, whether to keep catalog backups, capturing a dark sky, and recovering from a corrupted catalog.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_061_-_2014-10-18.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:40pm EDT

In this episode Tim and Renee discuss whether the Grand Canyon or a Slot Canyon (Antelope Canyon in this case) is more impressive, and talk about an approach to photographing each of these locations. They then address questions from photographers about a workflow for noise reduction, having a camera strap on the camera when using a tripod, avoiding variable neutral density filters, moving the Lightroom catalog, and techniques for assembling multiple images into a layered document in Photoshop.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_060_-_2014-10-11.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 2:26pm EDT

Tim and Renee open this episode with a chat about the incredible photographic opportunities provided by the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. They then address questions from photographers about changes to the fullscreen display option in Lightroom, using high ISO settings, minimum ISO setting approach, how noise reduction works, and why sharpening is required for a photo that is already sharp.

Links from this Episode:

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta:
http://www.balloonfiesta.com/

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

 

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_059_-_2014-10-04.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT

Tim and Renee open this episode with a discussion of how to prepare for a photo trip, especially when there is a short amount of time between one trip and the next. They then address questions from photographers about accurate color in landscape photography, organizing folders for a more streamlined backup, upgrading to a larger hard drive, how a reference card that is similar to a gray card but contains many different colors works, and how to overcome challenges with "missing" photos in the Lightroom import process.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

X-Rite Color Checker Passport:
http://amzn.to/1Dsk6GJ

ExpoDisc:
http://amzn.to/XLw6SQ

GoodSync synchronization software:
http://www.goodsync.com/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_058_-_2014-09-27.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 4:32pm EDT

In this episode recorded in the Tuscany region of Italy (at a vineyard during grape harvest, no less), Tim and Renee start with a chat about focusing on smaller subjects photographically when the weather and broader landscape aren't cooperating. They then address questions from photographers about color management and image mismatches, why detail isn't always obvious in a photo even when it really is there, whether to capture as TIFF files in the camera, using Photoshop's approach to Color Balance in Lightroom, and model releases for restaurant photography.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_057_-_2014-09-20.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 4:01am EDT

Recorded on the road in Italy, in this episode Tim and Renee chat about photography in Venice, Italy, and the common mistakes photographers make related to composition. They then address questions from photographers about a workflow for enlarging photos, adjustment layers versus direct adjustments in Photoshop, how to approach black and white conversions, creating multiple exposures, and determining whether the flash fired for a photo from metadata in Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_056_-_2014-09-13.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 3:54pm EDT

This episode of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast was recorded on location in Rome, Italy, and so naturally Tim and Renee open the episode with a discussion of approaching Rome from the perspective of a photographer. They then address questions from photographers about hiding pushpins from the map in Lightroom, deselecting all photos in Lightroom, whether it is a bad idea to convert an image to the Grayscale mode, enlarging an image for printing, and whether certain tonal adjustments are duplicative in Lightroom's Develop module.

Links from this Episode:

onOne Software:
http://www.ononesoftware.com

Nik Collection from Google:
https://www.google.com/nikcollection/

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_055_-_2014-09-06.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 1:24pm EDT

Tim rants (just a little) about misinformation in the world of digital photography, and then Tim and Renee chat about questions from photographers. This includes questions about preparing images for a book that will be both printed and published electronically, metadata mismatches in Lightroom, automatic dust spot removal, non-RAW images opening in Adobe Camera Raw, and print resolution.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Tim Grey YouTube Channel:
http://www.youtube.com/user/timgreyvideos

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_054_-_2014-08-30.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 1:12pm EDT

Tim and Renee kick off the podcast with a chat about a "wild" story (pun intended) of photos that were deemed to be in the public domain because they were self-portraits taken by a macaque. They then address questions from photographers about Smart Objects in Photoshop, issues with flattening photos, using a color checker or gray card, autofocus modes, and the concept of layers in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

Links from this Episode:

Article about Monkey Selfie being Public Domain:
http://bit.ly/MonkeyPublicDomain

X-Rite Color Checker Passport:
http://amzn.to/1zc3qOU

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_053_-_2014-08-23.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 2:28pm EDT

In this one year anniversary edition of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast, Tim and Renee kick things off by chatting about reaching the one-year milestone for hte podcast, their recent travel along the coast of Maine (including production for a training course along the way), and buying a new camera. They then discuss questions from photographers about a missing "badge" in Lightroom, converting a large number of RAW captures to TIFF images, using the Image Processor outside of Adobe Bridge, the safety of Apple's MagSafe plug as it relates to hard drives, and working with a large scan from an 8x10 transparency.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_052_-_2014-08-16.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:40am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about shooting in a horizontal versus vertical orientation, and why Tim's photographs (and seemingly those of many others) tend to be horizontal more than vertical. They then discuss questions from photographers about the Oil Paint filter being removed from Photoshop CC 2014, image quality relative to sensor size, whether to sharpen photos that will be assembled into a high dynamic range image, calculating opposite colors, and creating actual copies from virtual copies in Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Video Training Library:
http://www.greylearning.com

Pixology Magazine:
http://www.pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_051_-_2014-08-09.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 4:46pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the notion that hiring a professional photographer really does add value. They then discuss questions from photographers about a "Layer 0" being created upon cropping in Photoshop, whether the new Focus Area selection command in Photoshop CC 2014 is really a great new feature, some confusion about the latest release of Photoshop, and issues related to collections in Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_050_-_2014-08-02.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 7:48pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the LaCie XtremeKey storage device, and why it might be an item many photographers will want to have in their camera bag. They then discuss questions from photographers about sharpening settings, using a preset to remove sharpening when importing photos, recommendations about a cable release, sharpening for output such as printing, and recommendations about neutral density filters.

Links from this Episode:

LaCie XtremKey:
http://amzn.to/1rBOzfa

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_049_-_2014-07-26.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:51pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about reader response to the updated format for the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter. They then discuss questions from photographers about removing unwanted adjustments in Lightroom, missing photos after an export, automatically scaling images, RAW processing software options, and recommended limits for sharpening.

Links from this Episode:

Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter:
http://asktimgrey.com/

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_048_-_2014-07-19.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 7:59am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about photographing a familiar subject hoping to always improve upon previous photos. They then discuss questions from photographers about preparing photos for a printed book, moiré patterns, Lightroom's lack of support for PSB files, working with JPEG images, and flash storage compared to SSD drives.

Links from this Episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop 2015:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_047_-_2014-07-12.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 3:56pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about renting camera gear, and why doing so might make perfect sense for some situations. They then discuss questions from photographers about hiding and revealing sections of the panels in Lightroom, synchronizing photo metadata across multiple applications, choosing digital media cards for your camera, and working with masks for targeted adjustments in Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop 2015:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_046_-_2014-07-05.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 2:39pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the experience of photographing the Palouse region of eastern Washington State, after having led two workshops in the area. They then discuss questions from photographers about choosing plug-ins, the availability of star ratings in Lightroom Mobile, marking up a photo, adding captions to photos, and confusion about RAW capture formats.

Links from this Episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop 2015:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Nik Collection from Google:
https://www.google.com/nikcollection/

Snap Art from Alien Skin Software:
http://www.alienskin.com/snapart/

 

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_045_-_2014-06-28.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 7:52pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the two field photography workshop sessions they are running in the Palouse region of eastern Washington State, with one workshop completed and one about to begin. They then discuss questions from photographers about saving (or deleting) older Lightroom backups, sharpening workflow, whether Lightroom is "difficult", saving a mask overlay for a targeted adjustment in Lightroom, and what the "real" primary colors are.

Links from this Episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop 2015:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

Tim Grey on Instagram:
http://instagram.com/timgreyphoto/

Pixology electronic magazine:

http://pixologymag.com

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_044_-_2014-06-21.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:27am EDT

Tim and Renee discuss the movie "Tim's Vermeer" (which has nothing to do with Tim Grey) and why every photographer should see this great documentary. They then discuss questions from photographers about automatic camera sensor cleaning, frequency of sensor cleaning, printer profiles (or the lack thereof), Lightroom versus Photoshop, and using a projector profile with a laptop.

Links from this Episode:

“Tim’s Vermeer” Movie:
http://amzn.to/1p7jayT

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_043_-_2014-06-14.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:33am EDT

Tim and Renee discuss whether photographers who started off with film photography have an advantage over those who started with digital photography. They then discuss questions from photographers about resolving a strong color cast in Photoshop, using a printer target test image, advice on digital projectors, keeping backup photos in the Lightroom catalog, and the impact of a profile for a digital projector.

Links from this Episode:

Video on Strong Color Cast Removal:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAQsOeCCrAY

Print Tone Target Image:
http://pixologymag.com/download/PrintTones.htm

ColorMunki Display from X-Rite:
http://amzn.to/1krejbS

Spyder4Elite from DataColor:
http://amzn.to/1n9mNo8

Pixology magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_042_-_2014-06-07.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 5:27pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about an article suggesting that photography might "wreak havoc on the brain". They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of May 26-30, 2014. This includes questions about keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop, saving images with transparency, clearing the cache in Adobe Bridge and Adobe Camera Raw, and a workflow that incorporates Lightroom Mobile.

Links from this Episode:

Article on Photography’s Impact on Memory:
http://www.policymic.com/articles/89895/psychologists-say-a-problem-develops-in-the-brain-when-you-take-too-many-photos

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_041_-_2014-05-31.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:33pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about some of the issues surrounding how easily human vision can be tricked, and color management concepts in general. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of May 19-23, 2014. This includes questions about using Photoshop Elements as an editor from Lightroom, the reality of JPEG compared to RAW, setting output levels for print and calibrating a monitor, the ability to remember colors from a scene, and a camera feature called "gapless on-chip lens design".

Optical Illusions from Purves Labs:
http://purveslab.net/seeforyourself/

ColorMunki Display from X-Rite:

http://amzn.to/1nSPYMz

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

X-Rite Color Checker Passport:
http://amzn.to/1gN3Wu5

Sony a7S mirrorless camera:
http://amzn.to/1oWSyRo

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_040_-_2014-05-24.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:14pm EDT

Tim and Renee briefly revisit the patent that was awarded to Amazon for photographing a subject against a white background, and then discuss Tim's switch from mostly writing books to mostly producing training videos for photographers. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of May 12-16, 2014. That includes questions about bit depth in Adobe Camera Raw, better matching with the Patch tool in Photoshop, inverting a layer mask in Photoshop, converting to 16-bit mode after processing an image, and sharpening in Lightroom for images to be published in a Blurb book.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_039_-_2014-05-17.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:22am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about a patent issued to Amazon for a photographic technique involving capturing a subject against a white background, leading perhaps to more questions than answers. They then discuss and expand upon the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of May 5 to 9, 2014. This includes questions about batch processing HDR images for a panorama, keeping file sizes reasonable in Photoshop, a possible myth about bit depth, whether Lightroom Mobile includes the Spot Removal Tool, and the pros and cons of using a lower resolution RAW capture if offered by your camera.

Links from this Episode:

Amazon Patent for Photos Against a White Background:
http://bit.ly/AmazonWhiteBackgroundPatent

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com/special/

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_038_-_2014-05-10.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 2:28pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about why so many photographers are (with good reason) confused by the concept of "the cloud" and "cloud computing". They then discuss and expand upon the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of April 28 to May 2, 2014. This includes questions about Photoshop in the cloud, moving the Lightroom catalog, blend modes and file size in Photoshop, deleting the JPEG from RAW+JPEG capture, and why a photographer might want to store photos in the cloud.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_037_-_2014-05-03.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:32pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the announcement of a new "light field" camera from Lytro, and what it might mean for the future of photography. They then address questions on a partial import into Lightroom, using dual monitors, synchronizing adjustments in Photoshop, print workflow, and whether to sharpen in Adobe Camera Raw if you'll be using Nik Sharpener Pro to sharpen.

Links from this Episode:

Lytro Illum Camera:
https://www.lytro.com

GreyLearning Video Training for Photographers:
http://greylearning.com

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_036_-_2014-04-26.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:47am EDT

Tim and Renee discuss the early response to Lightroom Mobile, and some thoughts about what new features might be coming soon. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of April 14-18, 2014. This includes questions about removing noise in Photoshop, missing folders after a big import into Lightroom, a workflow that incorporates Lightroom Mobile, backup storage for travel without a laptop, and RAW+JPEG in the context of Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Video Training Library:
http://greylearning.com/

Sanho HyperDrive 250GB (larger capacities available):

http://amzn.to/1gGHQwo

Digital Foci Picture Porter 35 500GB:

http://amzn.to/1gGPfvG

Nexto Di Digital Photo Storage 500GB:

http://amzn.to/1ezhPAe

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media Workshops:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_035_-_2014-04-19.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 4:21pm EDT

Tim and Renee discuss the new mobile version of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, including a discussion of the overall feature set and what it might mean for the future. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of April 7-11, 2014. That includes questions about white balance with RAW capture, when to avoid noise reduction, default settings for noise reduction and sharpening, first thoughts on Lightroom Mobile, and "exposing to the right".

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Video Training Library:
http://greylearning.com/

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media Workshops:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_034_-_2014-04-12.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 3:27pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about today's full-day workflow seminar for photographers in Bedford, MA (near Boston), as well as a bonus question from Renee about why Lightroom isn't referred to as a "CC" product even though it is available as part of a Creative Cloud subscription. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for March 31 to April 4, 2014. This includes questions about whether it is possible to split up the files Lightroom uses to track information about your photos, renaming photos that have had "-Edit" added to the filename more than once by Lightroom, why photos appear sharper in the Develop module than they do in the Library module in Lightroom, how to calibrate a monitor, and when to convert from 16-bit to 8-bit per channel modes.

Links from this Episode:

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com/

X-Rite ColorMunki Display:
http://amzn.to/LxV4Zl

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media Workshops:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

 

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_033_-_2014-04-05.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 6:21am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about scanning slides in a digital world, both from the standpoint of nostalgia and in terms of image quality. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for March 24-28, 2014. This includes questions about the lack of network support in Lightroom, converting the color space for images being saved as JPEGs, getting a larger text preview in Photoshop, black and white in the context of RAW capture, and color management for digital cameras.

Links from this Episode:

Boston-Area Full-Day Workflow Seminar:
https://timgreyinbedfordma.eventbrite.com

GreyLeaning Video Training Library:
http://greylearning.com/

X-Rite ColorChecker Passport:
http://amzn.to/NSk1nf

 

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_032_-_2014-03-29.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 4:32pm EDT

Tim and Renee discuss a story about Adobe's stock price going up while earnings are down, and what that unusual bit of data might mean. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for March 17-21, 2014. This includes questions about adjustment order in Lightroom, which drive to put your Lightroom catalog on, how to apply adjustments based on luminance in a photo using Photoshop, whether it is safe to delete the preview file in Lightroom, and the issue of pixel dimensions versus file size when saving a photo as a JPEG.

Links from this Episode:

Boston-Area Seminar on Workflow for Photographers:
https://timgreyinbedfordma.eventbrite.com/

The Economist Article on Adobe Creative Cloud:
http://www.economist.com/news/business/21599370-adobes-bold-embrace-computing-cloud-should-inspire-others-super-subs

Lightroom Workshop at Maine Media Workshops:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

 

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_031_-_2014-03-22.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:56pm EDT

Getty has made an announcement regarding a new option to embed images from the Getty library for free, with a few limitations. Tim and Renee discuss some of the potential impact this announcement will have on photographers and the photography industry, before discussing the questions from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of March 10-14, 2014. This includes questions about digital media card speed, a monitor display problem, sort order after working in Adobe Bridge, the Lightroom catalog and XMP files, and color spaces.

Links from this Episode:

PDN Article: “Getty's Free Image Program: New Revenue Model, or a Surrender to Copyright Infringement?”:
http://www.pdnonline.com/news/Gettys-Free-Image-P-10446.shtml

PDN Article: “ASMP to Getty Photographers: Time to Bail”
http://www.pdnonline.com/news/ASMP-to-Getty-Photog-2608.shtml

Boston-Area Seminar on Workflow for Photographers:
https://timgreyinbedfordma.eventbrite.com/

Lightroom Workshop at Maine Media Workshops:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_030_-_2014-03-15.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:05am EDT

Tim and Renee discuss the Gigapan image captured from atop 1 World Trade Center in New York City, and published by Time magazine. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of March 3-7, 2014. This includes questions about removing metadata for photo contests, getting a smooth stroke with the Brush tool in Photoshop, whether a polarizing filter is necessary anymore, adding a rain effect to a digital photo, and cropping multiple images to the same size and aspect ratio.

Links from this Episode:

Time Magazine Gigapan of 1 World Trade Center:
http://time.com/world-trade-center/

The Making of Time Magazine Gigapan of 1 World Trade Center:
http://time.com/10672/making-the-world-trade-center-panorama/

GreyLearning:
http://greylearning.com/

Boston-Area Photography Workflow Seminar:
https://timgreyinbedfordma.eventbrite.com/

Mastering Lightroom at Maine Media Workshops:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

 

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_029_-_2014-03-08.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:25pm EDT

Tim and Renee discuss the notion of adding cellular capabilities to digital SLRs, as something of a follow-up to last week's discussion of mobile phones seemingly replacing the compact camera market. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of February 24-28, 2014. This includes questions about converting to 8-bit per channel mode after finalizing images in order to reduce storage capacity needs, the benefits of 16-bit per channel mode, converting to sRGB for sharing images online, a gauge for proper viewing angle on a laptop, and a flat folder structure for image management.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Website:
http://greylearning.com/

Acratech Viewing Angle Gauge:
http://amzn.to/1ftoQ3K

X-Rite ColorMunki Display:
http://amzn.to/LxV4Zl

Workshop at Maine Media Workshops:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_028_-_2014-03-01.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 7:23pm EDT

Tim and Renee discuss the decline in sales of compact cameras, and what it means for photography. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of February 17-21, 2014. This includes questions about backing up a catalog and images in Lightroom, editing and deleting watermark presets in Lightroom, preparing images for submission to competitions, preparing an image for a 2.5-inch frame, and the relationship between camera size and depth of field.

Links from this Episode:

Backing Up via Export in Lightroom:
http://greylearning.com/courses/content/LR5-01-02-05.html

Boston-Area Full-Day Workflow Seminar:
https://timgreyinbedfordma.eventbrite.com

 

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_027_-_2014-02-22.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 1:35pm EDT

Tim and Renee open this episode chatting about online image theft (and why Tim doesn't worry about it too much, even though it is common). They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of February 10-14, 2014. This includes questions about compression for TIFF images, importing Photoshop PSD files into Lightroom, focus stacking in Photoshop, watermarking photos, and vibration reduction (and other factors) as it relates to choosing a specific lens.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning website:
http://www.greylearning.com

Helicon Focus from HeliconSoft:
http://www.heliconsoft.com

Tim Grey Webinar: "Photoshop: Questions Answered":
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMNlM3GFEtg

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_026_-_2014-02-15.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 7:53pm EDT

Back home in New York City after several weeks in Austria, in this episode Tim and Renee chat about photographing in rather cold conditions (and the lack of motivation that results). They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of February 3-7, 2014. This includes questions about adding circles and arrows to an image in Photoshop, adjusting the equivalent of image size and canvas size when printing in Lightroom, whether resizing shapes in Photoshop negatively impacts quality, keeping HDR images and their source photos organized, and whether it is safe to delete photos after they have been imported into a Lightroom catalog.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning website:
http://www.greylearning.com

Lightroom 5 Video Training Bundle:
http://timgrey.com/lightroom

Boston-Area Full-Day Workflow Seminar:
https://timgreyinbedfordma.eventbrite.com/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_025_-_2014-02-08.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 6:15pm EDT

Recorded in Vienna, Austria, Tim and Renee open Episode 24 with a chat about a new course covering night photography tips for the GreyLearning website. Tim and Renee then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of January 27-31, 2014. This includes questions about migrating from Aperture to Lightroom, workflow for external editing in Lightroom, the best tool for noise reduction, a workflow for noise reduction, and metadata fields.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning website:
http://www.greylearning.com

Lightroom 5 Video Training Bundle:
http://timgrey.com/lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_024_-_2014-02-01.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:47am EDT

Recorded in Austria, Tim and Renee open Episode 23 with a chat about the new GreyLearning website, where photographers can find all of the video courses from Tim's Lightroom 5 Video Training Bundle available for streaming or download, with new courses being added soon. Tim and Renee then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of January 20-24, 2014. This includes questions about creating captures of what is currently displayed on the monitor, history support when using an external editor from Lightroom, focus stacking, new features for JPEG images, and the potential for using a mobile device such as an Apple iPad as the foundation of a photography workflow when traveling.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning:
http://www.greylearning.com

Macintosh Screen Capture Keyboard Shortcuts:
http://support.apple.com/kb/PH11229

HeliconSoft:
http://www.heliconsoft.com

PetaPixel Article on JPEG Updates:
http://petapixel.com/2014/01/22/jpeg-standard-gets-boost-will-support-12-bit-color-depth-lossless-compression/

 

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_023_-_2014-01-25.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:23am EDT

Recorded in Austria, Episode 22 begins with Tim and Renee having a discussion about packing for a photo trip. They then discuss the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of January 13-17, 2014, which includes questions on color gamut and monitor selection, whether x-rays damage photographic equipment, extracting previews from the Lightroom catalog for images that have been lost, a workflow for derivative images, and whether or not to buy Photoshop.

Links from this Episode:

Lightroom Preview Extraction Plug-In:
http://regex.info/blog/lightroom-goodies/preview-extraction

Lightroom Video Training Bundle:
http://timgrey.com/lightroom/

Pixology Magazine Sample Issue:
http://pixologymag.com/special/

Lightroom Video Training Bundle:
http://timgrey.com/lightroom/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_022_-_2014-01-18.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:48am EDT

Tim and Renee open this episode chatting about the notion that we’ve reached a point where displays have exceeded the capabilities of human vision, and what that means for photographers. They then discuss the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of January 6-10, 2014, which includes questions related to color values for sepia, renaming after import, accessing plug-ins in a new version of a host application, monitor calibration tools, and missing thumbnails and previews in Lightroom.

Links from this episode:

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com/

Nik Collection from Google:
http://www.google.com/nikcollection/

X-Rite i1 Display Pro:
http://amzn.to/O3nbUs

ColorMunki Display:
http://amzn.to/LxV4Zl

Datacolor Spyder4Pro:
http://amzn.to/XWaiPW

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_021_-_2014-01-11.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 1:39pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about plug-ins aimed at re-creating analog film effects, and ponder whether these are “good” or “bad”, and what leads to their appeal (among some photographers, at least). They then discuss the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of December 30, 2013, through January 3, 2014, which includes questions relate to adjusting capture time for a series of images, organizing photos while traveling, setting the order of images in a slideshow in Lightroom, getting town lines to display on the map in Lightroom, and getting good prints from exported images.

Links from this episode:

Analog Efex Pro:
http://www.google.com/nikcollection/products/analog-efex-pro/

Exposure from Alien Skin Software:
http://www.alienskin.com/exposure/

Pixology Magazine at 20% Discount:
http://www.pixologymag.com/special/

Google Maps:
https://maps.google.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_020_-_2014-01-04.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 6:59pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the "Never Ending Image Learner" at Carnegie Mellon University, which offers the potential to eliminate the need to keyword or otherwise categorize the content of your photos. Then Tim and Renee discuss the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of December 23-27, 2013, which was a short week due to the Christmas holiday. The questions relate to changing the process version in Lightroom, and file systems to enable reading and writing drives on both Windows and Macintosh computers.

Links from this episode:

Never Ending Image Learner at Carnegie Mellon:
https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2013/november/nov20_webcommonsense.html

MacDrive from Mediafour:
http://amzn.to/19rQKgg

Boston-Area Seminar:
https://timgreyinbedfordma.eventbrite.com/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_019_-_2013-12-28.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:26pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about LensTag, a free service that enables you to register your camera equipment, and which provides a method for checking whether the gear you’re about to buy might be stolen.  Then Tim and Renee discuss the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of December 16-20, 2013. This includes questions about sensor cleaning, using Lightroom across two computers, Live View mode for video, previews in Lightroom, and noise reduction.

Links from this episode:

LensTag:
https://www.lenstag.com/

PEC*PAD from Photographic Solutions:
http://amzn.to/1d8INsP

Eclipse Cleaning Solution from Photographic Solutions:
http://amzn.to/1drCqRP

Sensor Swabs from Photographic Solutions:
http://amzn.to/IGwuLv

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_018_-_2013-12-21.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:24pm EDT

Tim interviews Peter Essick about his new book, “Our Beautiful, Fragile Planet”, his work over the past 25 years at National Geographic magazine, and more. Then Tim and Renee discuss the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of December 9-13, 2013. This includes questions about memory card lifespan, copyright status, shutter damage from Live View, mirroring a projector display, and matting recommendations.

Links from this episode:

“Our Beautiful, Fragile World” by Peter Essick:
http://amzn.to/18rTHMT

US Copyright Office:
http://www.copyright.gov/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_017_-_2013-12-14.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:12am EDT

Pantone names the “official” color for 2014, and Tim and Renee have a bit of fun talking about this color. Then they address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of December 2-6, 2013. This includes questions about aspect ratio for video versus still images, cropping a horizontal image to vertical in Lightroom, adding a catch light after the capture, star ratings versus pick flags, and whether a sensor loupe is a worthwhile accessory.

Links from this episode:

Pantone Color of the Year 2014:
http://pantone.com/pages/pantone/pantone.aspx?pg=21128&ca=10

Delkin SensorScope ($59.99 List Price):
http://amzn.to/IhQxj1

Visible Dust BriteVue Sensor Loupe ($98.99 List Price):
http://amzn.to/1b5uceO

Pixology Magazine Discount:
http://www.pixologymag.com/special/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_016_-_2013-12-07.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 1:46pm EDT

A photographer has won $1.2 million in a case related to images that had been taken without permission from a Twitter feed, and Tim and Renee open the podcast talking about this case. Then they address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of November 25-29, 2013 (though there was a break for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday). This includes questions about the Content-Aware Move tool in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, how Adobe Bridge stacks up to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, and the limitations of megapixel counts for digital cameras.

Links from this episode:

Tim Grey Seminar in Bedford, MA:
http://timgreyinbedfordma.eventbrite.com

Photographer wins $1.2 million:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/22/us-media-copyright-twitter-idUSBRE9AL16F20131122

Elements Weekly eNewsletter:
http://timgrey.com/elements/

Lightroom 5 Video Training Bundle
http://timgrey.com/lightroom/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_015_-_2013-11-30.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 5:36pm EDT

Tim and Renee discuss Adobe’s “Black Friday” sale for the Photography Program bundle of Photoshop and Lightroom for $9.99 per month, as well as strategies for getting the most out of a seminar. Then they address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of November 18-22, 2013. This includes inverting an image in Lightroom, previews that aren’t updating, 32-bit processing for HDR images, metadata compatibility, and overall workflow with image management software.

Links from this episode:

Nik Collection from Google:
http://www.google.com/nikcollection/

Lightroom 5 Video Training Bundle:
www.timgrey.com/lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_014_-_2013-11-23.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:27am EDT

Tim and Renee discuss how photo workshop locations are selected, and how photographers should choose a workshop to attend. Then they address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of November 11-15, 2013. This includes cropping changes in Photoshop CS6, unexpected Develop controls in Lightroom, using Time Machine to backup photos, printer profiles for black and white printing, and creating a soft-focus effect.

Links from this episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

Tony Sweet Filter from Singh-Ray:
http://singh-ray.com/sweet.html

Epson Stylus Photo R2880:
http://amzn.to/1by0VxR

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_013_-_2013-11-16.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 7:11am EDT

Tim and Renee discuss the retro styling of the new Nikon Df digital SLR and make predictions about how it will be received by photographers. Then they address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of November 4-8, 2013. This includes creating multiple exposure images, the use of Levels in Photoshop, file size with layered images, slideshow settings, and backing up the Lightroom catalog.

Links from this episode:

Nikon Df digital SLR:
http://www.nikon.com/news/2013/1105_dslr_01.htm

Pixology Magazine:
http://www.pixologymag.com

ProShow from Photodex:
http://www.photodex.com

How to run ProShow on a Macintosh:
http://kb.photodex.com/2981/how-to-run-proshow-on-a-mac/

“Lightroom for Photographers” Seminar in Orlando:
http://timgreyocc.eventbrite.com/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_012_-_2013-11-09.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

This episode of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast opens with a discussion of whether software technology might someday render keywords, other metadata, and even a folder structure obsolete when it comes to locating a particular photographic image. Tim and Renee then address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of October 28 to November 1, 2013. This includes the order of adjustments for images, bit depth importance for black and white images, best settings for TIFF Options in Photoshop, track log apps for Android devices, and unintended duplicate images on export from Lightroom.

Links from this episode:

Elements Weekly eNewsletter:
http://timgrey.com/elements/

"The New Art of Photographing Nature":
http://amzn.to/1327Jkh

GPS Logger (Android):
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mendhak.gpslogger&hl=en

Open GPS Tracker (Android):
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=nl.sogeti.android.gpstracker&hl=en

GPS Track by John Bafford (iPhone):
http://bafford.com/software/gpstrack/


Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_011_-_2013-11-02.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 4:40pm EDT

This episode of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast begins with a chat about PhotoPlus Expo, as well as a few interview clips recorded on the show floor. Tim and Renee then address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of October 21 to 25, 2013. This includes laptop viewing angle, backup in the context of RAID storage, working with layered images from Photoshop in Lightroom, exporting from Lightroom for specific print sizes, and whether Vibrance has completely replaced Hue/Saturation in Photoshop.

Links from this episode:

G-Technology:
http://www.g-technology.com

RPGKeys.com:
http://www.rpgkeys.com

Lowepro:
http://www.lowepro.com

Red River Paper:
http://www.redrivercatalog.com

G-Speed from G-Technology:
http://amzn.to/16rfuOp

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_010_-_2013-10-26.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 5:11pm EDT

This episode of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast begins with a bit of a rant related to there being more than one right answer to a given question in digital photography. Tim and Renee then address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of October 14 to 18, 2013. This includes GPS tracklogs, importing with matching keywords, basic image optimization workflow in Lightroom, viewing offline images in Lightroom, and Adobe DNG file compatibility.

Links from this episode:

GPSTrack iPhone App:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gpstrack/id378708797?mt=8

"Mastering Catalog Organization in Lightroom 5" Presentation:

http://bit.ly/TimGreyAdoramaOct2013

Pixology Magazine:
http://www.pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_009_-_2013-10-19.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 1:47pm EDT

This episode of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast begins with a discussion of some experiences scouting and photographing in Rome, Italy, as well as some talk about the Lytro camera technology. Tim and Renee then address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of October 7 to 11, 2013. This includes CMYK versus RGB, catalog versions in Lightroom, shooting in JPEG for a special project, saving Tone Curve adjustments in Lightroom, and creating a good selection to fix a sky in Photoshop.

Links from this episode:

Lytro Camera:
https://www.lytro.com

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com 

“Photoshop CC Selections and Layer Masking Workshop” Video Course
https://partner.video2brain.com/timgrey/course-77789.htm

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_008_-_2013-10-12.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:18am EDT

This episode of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast was recorded in Rome, Italy, and begins with a discussion of the new Lightroom version 5.2, as well as the now-available Creative Cloud subscription bundle for photographers. Tim and Renee then address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of September 30 to October 4, 2013. This includes transferring a Lightroom catalog to a new computer, using multiple Lightroom catalogs, batch processing RAW captures, using multiple layer masks in Photoshop, and backing up multiple computers to the same hard drive.

Links from this episode:

Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Bundle:
http://www.adobe.com/products/creativecloud/photography.html

Mastering Catalog Organization Presentation at Adorama:
http://www.adorama.com/workshops/ws-adobe-mastering-catalog-organization-lightroom-5-2013-10-30

Webinar on Selections and Layer Masks:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pA5BmDl1EVI

Video Course on Selections and Layer Masks:
https://partner.video2brain.com/timgrey/course-77789.htm

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_007_-_2013-10-05.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 6:51pm EDT

Tim and Renee discuss some of the issues around image critiques and photo contests. They then address the topics covered in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of September 23-27, 2013. This includes the use of incremental backups in the context of DNG files, putting a digital media card through the washer and dryer, glossy versus matte screens for displays, the Lightroom catalog in the Adobe Creative Cloud subscription, and display size versus resolution.

Links from this episode:

Photoshop Photography Program:
http://blogs.adobe.com/creativelayer/introducing-the-photoshop-photography-program/

Pixology magazine:
http://www.pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_006_-_2013-09-28.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:15pm EDT

Episode 5 of the Ask Tim Grey Podcast begins with a discussion of an interesting demonstration of a not-yet-released tablet edition of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Tim and Renee then address the questions included in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of September 16-20, 2013. The topics include software options for putting GPS track logs to use for your photos, batch converting 16-bit per channel images to 8-bit per channel JPEG images, confusion about the Image Size dialog in Photoshop, using the Maximize Compatibility option for Photoshop documents to ensure they can be imported into Lightroom, and retroactively writing metadata updates to your actual photos from Lightroom.

Links from this episode:

Geotag:
http://geotag.sourceforge.net

gpicsync:
http://code.google.com/p/gpicsync/

Pixology magazine:
http://www.pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_005_-_2013-09-21.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:40am EDT


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