Tag Archives: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom


Photographs as specimens: Adding value.

When entomologists (or collectors in any other branch of zoology) collect a specimen or specimens, they know that they will have little value until they properly labelled. Labelling with the date and location are the […]

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The End is Near

Late summer: shorter days and cooler nights. This week we’ve had frost most nights, and it’s still not the middle of September. Last week, a walk along the damp sand and stone shoreline of the North Saskatchewan River found […]

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One-shot Wednesday….Macro Kismet

It happens often. You’ve spent minutes stalking your subject, crouching and crawling to set-up the perfect shot and, as you click the shutter, BANG–your subject moves, leaving you with a blurred and useless image. In this […]

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Lightroom and Blue Skies

I have decided to remove the mangled YouTube slide in the previous post, and redo the it as a blog-based slide show for this new post, with more details on what was taking place. Adobe Lightroom […]

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An American Redeemed…

…almost redeemed, anyway. I have been looking back at last years’ photographs. I came across this image of  Habronattus americanus, that, instead of following due protocol, insisted on perching on the edge of my white […]

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Red-belted Bumbler

  While reviewing and rebuilding Lightroom libraries, I came across this image from 2011: an early-May red-belted bumblebee that stumbled out of a pasque flower. In the picture below she is arching her back and […]

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In the News…

Two news items that macro photographers may be interested in: ♦ Adobe has released the new Lightroom 4. beta. I haven’t had a chance to play with it yet (and I may not any time soon), but Sean McCormack at Pixiq gives […]

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