Aperture 3

MobileMe Gallery & iDisk alternative when MobileMe shuts down

October 28, 2011
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With the launch of free iCloud on October 12th, it also meant the end of paid MobileMe. MobileMe was Apple’s paid version for having a @me.com e-mail address, folder online (iDisk), a gallery online, some synchronization between Mac apps etc. It came at a fee of around €79 a year (if I remember correctly). For some […]

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Why I will not upgrade to new Sandy Bridge MacBook Pro’s. Or, what I’m hoping for in next upgrade

March 8, 2011
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Apple updated their MacBook Pro’s last month with super fast Sandy Bridge stuff. They also got the new Thunderbolt I/O technology which is brand new so there’s basically nothing out there you can connect to it yet, but I’m sure it will come soon – I’m just not sure what we need that much speed […]

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My Top 5 Favorite Photography Podcasts (audio/video) – recommended!

February 23, 2011
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I assume you’re reading this article because you already know what podcasts are. In case you don’t, here’s a really quick introduction to podcasts, courtesy of Wikipedia: A podcast (or non-streamed webcast) is a series of digital media files (either audio or video) that are released episodically and often downloaded through web syndication. The word […]

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Photo of the week: Sunset (and your opinion needed!)

December 17, 2010
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Another week went by since the last photo of the week update and I haven’t really been out shooting since, except for this snapshot below I caught a few days ago. And that’s exactly what it is, just a snapshot. I really had no intentions of making this photo a 5-star photo to begin with […]

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Aperture 3.1.1 released – ready for download in Software Update

December 10, 2010
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Apple just dropped a new update to their pro photo management and editing software, Aperture 3 ($188 at Amazon). This new update is version 3.1.1 and it improves overall stability and performance. A complete list of fixes: iLife ’11 Compatibility Fixes an issue that could cause iMovie ’11 to stop responding while scanning the Aperture […]

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Photo of the week: Chillin’ in the sea

November 17, 2010
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This photo was actually shot Sunday, so depending on what part of the world you live in, Sunday is this week – but that’s a minor technicality. The point is, the photo I’ve decided for this week’s Photo of the Week, is this one… Chillin’ in the sea This one was shot at around 5pm […]

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5 reasons NOT to replace your Nikon D5000 with the new D7000

October 15, 2010
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A few days ago we looked into five reasons to replace your Nikon D5000 with the new Nikon D7000 – today it’s time to look into five reasons not to replace your D5000. Let me be honest, it was a lot tougher for me to find “don’t do it”-reasons than to find “do it”-reasons. If […]

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Tip: Reduce Thumbnail File Sizes in Aperture 3

April 10, 2010
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Just a quick tip on how to reduce your Thumbnails folder in Aperture 3 with around 50%, if you’ve been running Aperture 3 since it was first released. The latest update (3.0.2) fixed an issue with thumbnails being larger in filesize than actually needed and I concur – my thumbnails folder was almost 9GB for […]

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Aperture 3 Performance Fix – Make Slow Aperture Run Faster

April 6, 2010
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Just a quick tip to you Apple Aperture 3 users out there, who are experiencing a (very) slow running Aperture 3 – like I did. Mine was so bad, I was about to go crazy. It could easily take 5-10 seconds to make adjustments, and that’s just not good enough. I figured Aperture 3 was […]

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Aperture 3 Brushes – A Quick Demonstration

March 2, 2010
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I’ve been enjoying my Aperture 3 so much that I went ahead and purchased a license even before the trial expired, despite the Aperture 3 problems that some other users might have experienced, my Aperture 3 seemed to be running acceptable. Then, Apple recently released version 3.0.1 and things got even better. One of the […]

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Apple Released Aperture 3 = Lots Of Problems !!!

February 16, 2010
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Last week, Apple released Aperture 3 for Macintosh. The newest version in their range of “pro” applications, this one aimed at pro photographers, but amateurs who wants something more than what iPhoto can give them, are of course also welcome to use Aperture. As you might have read, I recently got myself my first DSLR […]

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