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Perspective: Doug Rickard and street photography in the Age of Google

Photography of the street is not the same as street photography. Thoughts on Doug Rickard, Nick Turpin, and street photography since the arrival of Google street view.

Photography article: 'Perspective: Doug Rickard and street photography in the Age of Google'

Does Aperture 3 turn your photos green?

Do you have old images in Aperture that turn bright green when you reprocess them with the new RAW decoder in Aperture 3? This article tells you how to fix this and get your photos looking like they should!

Photography article: 'Does Aperture 3 turn your photos green?'

How much respect do you have for your own photography?

What should you do if someone asks to use one of your photos for free? Do you understand just how much your photos actually cost you? If you know that, then, and only then, can you work out what their value is to you… and to anyone else.

Photography article: 'How much respect do you have for your own photography?'

beware the polariser/wide angle lens combination

There are limits to what a polariser can do: you need to know them.

Photography article: 'beware the polariser/wide angle lens combination'

Use what you’ve got

You should know exactly what equipment you have with you whenever you’re shooting…

Always carry a backup memory card.

That way you are covered if you walk out the door…

Why can't I modify my image(s) in Aperture?

That’s because they’re probably stored on a drive that is OFFLINE.

Polarisers and sunshine don’t always go together

Your lens came with a hood for a reason. Use it.

Photography article: 'Polarisers and sunshine don’t always go together'

Do you feel frustrated, do you feel your photography's going nowhere, that you're not progressing?

Then watch this.

How to force Aperture to update a thumbnail

Do you have a RAW file whose thumbnail doesn’t match the actual image?