MAJOR Adobe Updates :: Adobe Color and Why It Matters

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

Adobe are launching some major updates for photography applications. I think these are the most significant updates they’ve put out in the last 10 years. They all hinge around the new camera RAW calibration profile known as Adobe Color. A camera RAW calibration profile is the first step in rendering a camera raw image before … Read More

What’s In My Bag? Phase One Trichromatic Travel Edition

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

This weekend I am headed to Arizona to do a photography portfolio review session at Hidden Light LLC. I want to share what all I have packed for the weekend including my basic everyday carry and my camera bag. For the weekend I’ve got the opportunity to photograph with a Phase One system including a … Read More

Get started FAST in Capture One Pro

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

In this photography editing tutorial, we’re going to look at one of my favorite editing software applications – Capture One. Capture One is an incredible application for editing RAW files. Compared to Adobe Lightroom it offers much more power and options however the user interface is quite different. Here are 5 tips to get you … Read More

Sony A7III Video Footage :: HELICOPTER Photoshoot

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

This video was filmed entirely on the Sony A7III. For our final photo shoot with the Sony A7 III, we boarded helicopters and headed to Valley of Fire State Park in the Mojave Desert to see what the cameras could do in both aerial photography and landscape photography settings. While this footage was filmed last … Read More

40 SONY A7III’s dropped in the desert

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

After the Sony A7 III announcement event, Sony set up a series of photo shoots for us to test the limits of what the camera can do. Today we are in the Vegas desert with dune buggies to test the new A7 III, plus we got to drive them and have some fun. I have … Read More

What is it like to go to the SONY A7 III Event?

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

I was very fortunate to be invited to the Sony A7 III press event in Las Vegas. This was the first time I was invited and I was absolutely humbled to be there. Of course the big announcement was the Sony A73 and as a press member I got to borrow a pre-production camera for … Read More

Why you will LOVE the SONY A7 III

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

I had the honor of being invited to the Sony A7 III announcement in Las Vegas this week. Rather than doing a specs video, I sat down with Kevin Raber from Luminous Landscape to talk about the Sony A7 III as well as what this camera means in the development of full frame mirrorless cameras … Read More

The FUJIFILM X-E3 is INCREDIBLE

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

I recently bought the Fujifilm X-E3 after trying out both the Fujifilm X-T3 and the Fujifilm X-Pro2. While I really liked the two top end models, the X-E3 offered the same image quality in a smaller package. And its priced well under $1000. This month the rumored Fujifilm X-H1 will likely be announced as another … Read More

What you DON’T know about RAW image files :: Lightroom vs Capture One

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

One image, 2 editors… why does are the resulting images different? I’ve compared the calibration algorithms in Adobe Lightroom and Capture One and the results are extremely interesting. To understand the resulting photos, you have to understand a few things about RAW format and how it is interpreted. Adobe Lightroom has been the market leading … Read More

Medium Format Lenses and the Hasselblad X1D

By Ted ForbesEpisodes

The Hasselblad X1D is an interesting camera for Medium Format because of its size. The X1D is much smaller than the studio types of models most digital medium format cameras come in. So with a camera that’s designed for portability, lenses are a concern because of the sensor size. How do you design a lens … Read More