I’ve reported the following as a bug early in February 2014, but the issue still hasn’t been addressed by Nik Software/Google, so I think a warning is due:
There’s a glitch in the Nik Collection when used together with Lightroom: all the external editing presets default to the sRGB color space. I can not image that using a limited color space like sRGB in an intermediate editing step is a good idea – so I changed my export presets, one by one (which is quite a tedious task in Lightroom), to use ProPhotoRGB instead. Continue reading
Barney Lake & the view north into the Mammoth Lakes Basin.
Barney Lake & the view north into the Mammoth Lakes Basin, with Mammoth Mountain in the distance. The other two bodies of water, more to the right, are Red Lake and Skelton Lake. I made the photo near Duck Pass, on a nice hike up towards Duck Lake, in August 2012. Clouds and Thunderstorms occurred regularly in the afternoon during our one-week stay. Continue reading
Looking back into Pamo Valley from the Lusardi Truck Trail, Cleveland National Forest area, San Diego County, CA.
One of the shortcomings of hosted WordPress.com blogs for photoblogging is the lack of a “lightbox” type image display for single images (using the class=”thickbox”
trick doesn’t work when you’re not logged in, and WP’s own thickbox is not exactly pretty anyway;-). Continue reading
The flawless clear blue skies are back, together with temperatures well above the average for this time of the year in Southern California. Perfect for just staying indoors, working on photos, blogging, whatever. Maybe I even close the blinds so I don’t have to see this miserable, boring weather…
On the plus side, it yields results: a new gallery “Withering Tulips“, and a blog post with some thoughts and background, both available on my photography website.
Please turn off the automated Newsfeed spam on Facebook.
Re my “Whatever happened to headphones” post – the Facebook equivalent of this is of course the status update of the “<abc> is listening to <xyz> on <def>” kind… *sigh*
Friendly hint and request: please turn that off. Nobody cares. Post something enjoyable about your kid, your goldfish, your boss, or whatever else instead. Just not what kind of music you just listened to. That’s just boring, automated Newsfeed spam…