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Kuuvik Capture 2 Beta Available

The first beta build of Kuuvik Capture 2 is now available. If you would like to participate in the beta, please download and complete the Beta …

Calculation

Kuuvik Capture 2 Coming This Summer

On 30th of April I had completed the acquisition of Kuuvik Capture. Although I was the original author, pecuniary rights (to sell and make money out …

Golden Ratio

The Giant Pac-Man

Photographing partial solar eclipses usually isn’t that rewarding. A yellow disk covered partially with a black disk. Nothing to write home about. …

ShutterCount for Windows 1.2.1 Released

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 …

ShutterCount Update Available

The latest version of ShutterCount is now available for both OS X and Windows.The app now tries to retrieve shutter count information for …

Shutter Speed

The Ultimate Photographer’s Flashlight

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 …

Batteries

Artist’s Viewfinder 4.1 Released

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 …

Cameras

The Andromeda Galaxy

The last couple of days presented great opportunities for astrophotography. Clear, windless nights, coupled with fine winter sky subjects – such as …

Fixing Extremely Slow rsync on OS X

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 …

Rsync

Hardware vs Software Monitor Calibration

Monitor calibration produces a set of curves, one for each of the three color channels. These curves are responsible for bending and twisting the …

Calibration

AstroTrac Polar Scope - Another Take

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 …

Artist’s Viewfinder in the Update Magazine

Yours truly talks about the Mark II in Ebru TV’s Update magazine back at Photokina 2014.

Viewfinders

Frame Highlighting in Artist's Viewfinder 4.1

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 …

Viewfinders

Keeping OS X Display Brightness Unchanged

In the previous installment in my monitor calibration series, I mentioned the need to keep monitor brightness unchanged after calibration – as any …

Calibration

iPhone 6 Slow Motion as a Visual Debugging Tool

In iOS app development it is imperative to get animations right. No question about that. Otherwise your app will look ugly and out-of-place. But …

iPhone

Monitor Calibration vs Profiling

The photographic industry uses these phrases somewhat interchangeably, but they are two completely different concepts. So in this post I’d like to …

Calibration

Mark II Artist's Viewfinder 4.0 Released

Apple approved the latest update of the Mark II Artist’s Viewfinder, and it’s now available on the App Store.

It contains all the new developments I …

Viewfinders

Escaping Forward

When the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus arrived this fall, we had to make a choice. A choice about how we are going to support these phones with the Mark II …

Canon EOS 7D Mark II First Impressions

When I first picked up the 7D Mark II at this year’s Photokina show, it struck me how similar it feels to the 5D Mark III. I thought that if image

Canon

Introducing Viewfinder Upgrades

Along with the recent arrival of iOS 8, Apple brought an exciting new feature to the App Store: app bundles. As the name implies, this is about …

Viewfinders

ShutterCount Supports the 7D Mark II

I received my Canon EOS 7D Mark II last Thursday. The very first thing I did with the camera was to add it to ShutterCount. Well, this was one of the …

Canon

Visit Us @ Photokina 2014

This year’s Photokina is the third for me. But this time it’ll be all different - I’ll be at DIRE Studio’s stand to present our photo apps!

So if you …

Cologne

ShutterCount is Available on Windows

ShutterCount is still very popular: it’s in the top 10 of the Mac App Store’s photo category in over 20 countries. So here’s the big news: …

Microsoft Windows

Simulating a Sony RX100 with Artist’s Viewfinder

In the past months I got a few requests to add support for large-sensor compacts to the Mark II Artist’s Viewfinder app. I’m still not convinced to …

Viewfinders

Artist’s Viewfinder 3.3 Available on the App Store

The latest release of the Mark II Artist’s Viewfinder went online yesterday. This version adds several enhancements to the album, including Dropbox …

App Store

Viewfinder, Please Meet Dropbox

In my previous post I wrote about the enhancements coming to the Mark II Artist’s Viewfinder’s album. But there’s one more thing. Something that …

Dropbox

What’s Coming in Artist’s Viewfinder 3.3

Version 3.3 of my Mark II Artist’s Viewfinder app is nearing completion, so I thought I’ll show you some of it’s exciting new features.Besides the …

Leica Monovid 8×20 Review

I have been using a small rubberized 10×25 Canon binocular since I began photographing birds. As part of my ongoing camera bag weight reduction …

Cameras

Fixing OS X Server Log Trashing

Recently noticed that something on my OS X server box trashes the system log with the following messages repeated every 10 seconds:Another issue was …

OS X