My Post-photographic Workflow – Part 2

Last week’s article outlined the first two steps on my post-photographic workflow, storing images and cataloguing, organizing, or managing images. In this article I will continue with the last two steps for image processing and correction and exporting and distributing the images.

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My Post-photographic Workflow – Part 1

UPDATE: There is a revised version available because of my switch from MacOS to Linux (Ubuntu).

0 – Introduction

In general most post-photographic workflow comprise of four general tasks performed after shooting:

  • Storing images on a hard drive;
  • Cataloguing, organizing, or managing images;
  • Image processing and correction;
  • Exporting and distributing the images via slideshow, email, web galleries, or paper prints.

In this two-part article I outline my post-photographic workflow using Apple’s Aperture application with a number of plug-ins and utility programs. Continue reading “My Post-photographic Workflow – Part 1”

My other Lenses

Last week I discussed the Minolta Maxxum lenses I have in my collection. Since my last Minolta lens purchase I have augmented the collection to cover more situations.

After a visit to the California Academy of Science, I realized that my Minolta AF Maxxum 50mm f/1.7 was too long for indoors. I therefore purchased the Sony DT 35mm F/1.8 SAM (SAL–35F18), which was on sale, lucky for me. The lens’ center sharpness is very high, even at F/1.8, Color fringing is well controlled overall, and distortion is about average. A review pointed out:

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