Adobe Lightroom Speed Test with SSD VS HDD

***For those of you that don’t know I am a snowboard photographer. Please take a minute to check out my Photography, follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and take a look at my blog.*** With my new SSD installed it was time to run some speed test.  Since I bought the SSD to speed up my photo workflow, I decided to

Redscale Film

I read about Redscale film online and really wanted to give it a try. A quick google search will show you how to make it. I am not sure if I loaded my film in a room that was not completely black or if my camera has some bad light leaks but either way I

Contax IIIa

When my grandfather passed away this winter I received all of his camera gear, and one of the items was a well preserved Contax IIIa Camera with the original leather case. The camera itself looks beautiful, the metal still has a bright shine, and the leather case is in perfect condition. After doings some google

Ultronic Panoramic Camera

I picked up this little focus free plastic lens camera for $2 during my trip in washington, and put a cheap roll of Fuji Superia X-TRA400 into it right away. I was a little worried about some of the film coming out overexposed but thanks to the latitude of color negative film the photos came


I have never been a big fan of Photoshop. Never used the program for more then raw editing or putting together a few sequences. Needless to say I was really stoked once I learned about Lightroom, and just about totally abandoned Photoshop and Bridge from my workflow. With the arrival of lightroom 2 the need

Best iPod Accessory EVER!

OK, so we have all seen some great, and some really lame iPod accessories, but we have never seen anything that would turn that great little device into every girls best friend. You’re thinking it’s a mirror, or maybe an ” Am I Fat” app for the iPod touch. No No my friends this is


So on this blog I’m also going to highlight some of the products I purchase. I recently dropped my 500GB external hard drive and thought it was broken. So I went to Newegg and with help from Jason Wager of plzthxbai I found a new 500GB drive and dual-bay external enclosure. To my pleasant surprise

The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Book: By Martin Evening

I have been using Adobe Lightroom for just over a year now, and it has almost completely taken over my whole photography workflow. I won’t go into detail about how much I love Lightroom, I’ll save it for another posting, but I do want to talk about the new book I bought by Martin Evening,