Lexar Memory Cards Gone

Lexar Memory Cards Gone

So my brand of memory cards I use for my Nikon cameras I read on June 25th that Micron, the parent company of memory card maker Lexar, announced that it is ending its Lexar removable storage business.  They are trying now to sell off that part of the business.  It may be that Sandisk, Sony, Transcend, Toshiba, or some other card maker will pick up the business and we will continue to have Lexar memory cards available to photographers for…

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Camera and Lens Terminology

Camera and Lens Terminology

If you’re starting out in Photography or just looking at upgrading sometimes it is challenging to understand all those abbreviations referenced about camera or lens specs. What about reading a blog on specific topics about camera gear and find many abbreviations throughout the article?  Well, I put together a brief list of those definitions here that hopefully will shed some light on it and make for easier understanding. Keep in mind this is not complete but they are many of the…

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New – DJI Spark drone

New – DJI Spark drone

I have been reading and watching all the youtube and blogs and vlogs on the newly released DJI Spark. I Own myself a DJI Phantom 3 Pro drone and I am intrigued by the small size and features it has so here is some info I threw together on this hot new little drone. The new DJI Spark Drone has already had many reviews from various people in the Photography industry. So instead of doing a review, I have listed several…

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Enhancing your Training and Software Skills

Enhancing your Training and Software Skills

My Software Skills I am an amateur nature and Landscape photographer and over the last couple of years, I have been trying to hone my post processing skills with different types of software including Adobe cc subscription for photographers – Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. As well I have been trying On1 Photo Raw which I have come to prefer for my cleaning up photos with the tools for removing unwanted objects. I have recently added a couple of packages from Macphun – Aurora…

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My New Years Resolution in 2017

My New Years Resolution in 2017

First Day of 2017 Well, this is the first day of 2017 and so far is filled with lots of snow. Just finished cleaning off the roof of my house of over a foot of snow and unthawing my sewer vent with a jug of boiling hot water poured down it. So am good for now.  My post processing software This last few months of 2016 there has been a few new pieces of software released and so I decided…

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Photography Gear Management Solution

Photography Gear Management Solution

Coming soon to Kickstarter is a solution for photography gear called GearEye. GearEye is a location-based logbook for all your high-end gear. It uses super thin, smart RFID stickers that are easily tagged onto items so you never lose or forget anything. The stickers are super-affordable so you can put them on everything.  They’ll always work because they don’t run on batteries.   What GearEye can do for photographers Ensures nothing gets left behind – tap the app and GearEye checks that…

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The DJI Mavic Pro is Here, Small, foldable and smart

The DJI Mavic Pro is Here, Small, foldable and smart

The DJI Mavic Pro is Here!!! DJI has owned the American drone market for a while, and for great reasons. DJI makes awesome drones with some of the most advanced features on the market. A week ago GoPro, the action camera king, announced its own drone. But….. The DJI Mavic Pro is DJI taking that Thunder and focus back! The Mavic Pro is a full-featured aerial photography drone that can be folded up, where the Karma fits in a backpack,…

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