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An image from our recent Cuba Educational Photo Tour that would fun to print.

Apples New PhotoKit Has Huge Potential

Apples new PhotoKit has huge potential. It’s now been at least a couple of weeks since Apple announced they would no longer be developing Aperture or even iPhoto. The disappointment was well documented across the web including my own dismay. However, since the announcement I’ve been doing more investigation of…

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Wall Street Journal reports on the new Obama administrations SupplierPay program.

SupplierPay Program Helps Small Business Owners

SupplierPay program helps small business owners. The Obama administration recently developed a new program to encourage large corporations like Apple to agree to start paying their small suppliers on a more timely basis. Hallelujah!!! I’ve been in business since I was 16 years old and I could never understand why a…

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Manifest Creative Is Absolutely Phenomenal

Manifest Creative Is Absolutely Phenomenal and I would like to give a great big shout out to Philip Downer of Manifest Creative. Philip has been the one-man-band behind what I feel is our stunning new website. He recently finished up the Explorer’s Gallery version 2.0 with a lot of new…

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ApertureExpert Joseph Linaschke presents Robert Boyer and his take on where Apple is headed with Photos

Robert Boyer via ApertureExpert Hits the Photos Nail Right on the Head

Robert Boyer via ApertureExpert hits the Photos nail right on the head. He explains his take on the death of Aperture and does it with aplomb. The dust is beginning to settle from last weeks announcement from Apple that they were discontinuing the development of my preferred photo workflow program,…

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Brazil's jaguar is just one  species that benefits from the country's 'greening" efforts.

Brazil is a Leader in Reducing Global Warming Emissions

Brazil is a leader in reducing global warming emissions and has made some very “green” choices in putting on the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. In fact, this World Cup is the first FIFA World Cup to have a comprehensive sustainability strategy. Does that surprise you? It surprised me. When I…

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The new face of Apple's Photo program.

Apple’s New Photos May Be Much Better Than I First Thought

Apple’s new Photos may be much better than I first thought. Since killing Aperture and iPhoto last Friday, there has been a tremendous amount of discussion about what the future holds for serious photographers using Apple products. I must admit that I was right there with the naysayers about how…

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Mother snowy owl and her young on the nest.

Panasonic Updates Firmware for Lumix GH4

Panasonic updates firmware for Lumix GH4 which is to improve video performance. It’s a big file to download, and being in Alaska I may not be able to get it due to my Internet connection. Last night was my first shoot on a nest site of snowy owls and most of…

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Apple finally plus the plug on Aperture.

Apple To Stop Development of Aperture

Apple to stop development of Aperture. Today the Loop has announced they were told that Apple is discontinuing the development of Aperture. This is the statement as it’s listed on the Loop website. “With the introduction of the new Photos app and iCloud Photo Library, enabling you to safely store all…

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Melynda Harrison in the mountains near her home in Livingston, Montana

Melynda Harrison Joins NE Blog Team as Conservation Editor

Melynda Harrison Joins NE Blog Team as Conservation Editor. One of the reasons I became a photographer was my interest in nature and the world of conservation. Many of you who read the Blog/Corkboard know that I like to share stories about our planet, it’s wildlife and wild areas, or anything…

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Dusk brings the blue light that is so beautiful to shoot in. Behind home plate. Lumix GM1 with 12-35mm lens. ISO 640

The Lumix Diaries Takes in Minnesota Twins Baseball

The Lumix Diaries takes in Minnesota Twins Baseball. Yesterday afternoon I was taking a nap at my sister’s place in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. My wife Tanya comes in and says, “hey hon, Doug has eight tickets to the Twins for tonight. They’re playing the White Sox. We’re going to see…

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