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Stuck in a Paradigm

So many photographers are stuck in a paradigm.  (Paradigm – a typical example or pattern of something.)  Today I address those paradigms.

Often paradigms keep us in a neat little box.  People don’t like change, yet they often complain about issues resulting from their paradigm.

ACDSee Ultimate 2018

Long before there was Adobe Lightroom, there was ACDSee.  The latest version of it is ACDSee Ultimate 2018 (just released).  I think I was using ACDSee back in 2003 when it was just ACDSee (I want to say version 5).

Mutual Respect

There is a rule in my studio.  It is called the Rule of Mutual Respect.  This is what it means…

If I ask someone to pose a certain way for a photo, and they say they don’t want to, I won’t ask again.  On the other hand, if they ask me to photograph them a certain way, and I don’t want to, they don’t ask again.

New F2.0 Lens

I received my new f2.0 lens from B&H today.  Impressively small for a “normal” lens.  I expected it to be as big as the zoom lens I broke last week.  It’s difficult to tell from photos, but this is a great size for a prime 50mm equivalent lens.