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Photographing partial solar eclipses usually isn’t that rewarding. A yellow disk covered partially with a black disk. Nothing to write home about. But today’s eclipse was different: a lone sunspot turned the Sun into a giant Pac-Man. Not being rewarding…
Photographing partial solar eclipses usually isn't that rewarding. A yellow disk covered partially with a black disk. Nothing to write home about. But today's eclipse was different: a lone sunspot ...
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The latest version of ShutterCount is now available for both OS X and Windows. The app now tries to retrieve shutter count information for non-certified Canon EOS digital cameras with a DIGIC III or newer processor (with the exception of the EOS-1D Mark…
The latest version of ShutterCount is now available for both OS X and Windows. The app now tries to retrieve shutter count information for non-certified Canon EOS digital cameras with a DIGIC III o...
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Version 4.1 of the Mark II Artist’s Viewfinder is now available on the App Store. I already posted about one of it’s new features, frame highlighting. So let me walk you through the remaining ones. To add support for new iPhones and iPads to the app we do…
Version 4.1 of the Mark II Artist's Viewfinder is now available on the App Store. I already posted about one of it's new features, frame highlighting. So let me walk you through the remaining ones....
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Last night I moved out my photo collection from my MacBook Pro’s internal SSD to a neat little Samsung T1 USB3 SSD. And since Time Machine still can’t handle backing up external drives correctly (it removes the external drive’s contents from the backup…
Last night I moved out my photo collection from my MacBook Pro's internal SSD to a neat little Samsung T1 USB3 SSD. And since Time Machine still can't handle backing up external drives correctly (i...
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In a post last year, I talked about the replacement of my AstroTrac’s crappy polar scope with one designed for the Vixen Polarie. Well, that solution worked kind of well for a while, but the adapter was made of plastic, the scope was friction locked into…
In a post last year, I talked about the replacement of my AstroTrac's crappy polar scope with one designed for the Vixen Polarie. Well, that solution worked kind of well for a while, but the adapte...
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This morning I have been field testing a neat new feature of the of the upcoming version of the Mark II Artist’s Viewfinder. The new feature is the ability to highlight frames. Let’s jump right in. I’ve included a couple of previews from my test. Below is…
This morning I have been field testing a neat new feature of the of the upcoming version of the Mark II Artist's Viewfinder. The new feature is the ability to highlight frames. Let's jump right in....
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This is a minor release for addressing an activation issue on some Windows computers. The issue is rooted in a fact that a few virtual private networking software manufacturers think that it’s fun to change the virtual adapters’s MAC address not on every…
This is a minor release for addressing an activation issue on some Windows computers. The issue is rooted in a fact that a few virtual private networking software manufacturers think that it's fun ...
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As I find myself under dark skies quite often, I carry not one but two flashlights in my bag. One of them is a Petzl Zipka headlamp, used for close range work, such as setting up the camera or finding something in the bag. But there are several other…
As I find myself under dark skies quite often, I carry not one but two flashlights in my bag. One of them is a Petzl Zipka headlamp, used for close range work, such as setting up the camera or find...
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The last couple of days presented great opportunities for astrophotography. Clear, windless nights, coupled with fine winter sky subjects – such as the M31 (and its two companions, M32 and M110). Taken with the Canon EOS 7D Mark II and the EF 500mm f/4L…
The last couple of days presented great opportunities for astrophotography. Clear, windless nights, coupled with fine winter sky subjects - such as the M31 (and its two companions, M32 and M110). T...
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Monitor calibration produces a set of curves, one for each of the three color channels. These curves are responsible for bending and twisting the device’s native color to reach our calibration goal. Where these curves are stored is a main differentiator…
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Yours truly talks about the Mark II in Ebru TV’s Update magazine back at Photokina 2014.
Yours truly talks about the Mark II in Ebru TV's Update magazine back at Photokina 2014.
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In the previous installment in my monitor calibration series, I mentioned the need to keep monitor brightness unchanged after calibration – as any change to it invalidates the profile. But what if I press the brightness control buttons on the Retina…
In the previous installment in my monitor calibration series, I mentioned the need to keep monitor brightness unchanged after calibration - as any change to it invalidates the profile. But what if ...
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  • DIRE Studio
    Founder, Principal Software Engineer, 2015 - present
  • DIRE Studio
    Founder, Creative Lead, 2009 - 2015
  • Microsoft
    Architect, 1998 - 2009
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Lion. We love the OS. We hate a few tiny details. Here are five extremely handy Lion tweaks that can improve your day-to-day use. Enable eac