I purchased some new backgrounds for my product photography clients, to give us some new choices. I have fabric and I like it, so I clicked a sale link for fabric ones, but once I got to the site, I choose patterned backdrops and ended up with vinyl.
I went back to Pearson Falls again but tried not to photograph the same things so I picked small areas and spots I hadn’t paid attention to before. Continue reading
Perspective was the theme for the Camera Club in July.
I had lots and lots of ideas for this theme. I’m sure not all of them were what they had in mind for the theme- but I’ve never really like to play by all the rules. I had one in mind with a swing, one using rose-colored glasses, one that involved pavement, a puddle and another person with cute rainboots on, but I ran out of time. When I think of perspective in photography I tend to think of forced perspective (like the sun in a cup below) or railroad tracks or tall buildings that the lines would merge if you continued them off the photo. So I started thinking outside the box. From a cats perspective. Glass half full or half empty the optimists and pessimists perspective or one door closed, one door open. A scale laid upside down on my feet in the air (so it said 0 bls) but I never painted my toenails. Someone dressed for hot and someone dressed for cold, in the same setting. The lens ball super wide fish eye perspective. From inside a food grater I already had. My main idea was doing more underlook under-cat pics and I really could hardly wait to share those. I just LOVE some of these.
A friend, June invited me to photograph the grounds of Biltmore with her. As grand as the house itself is, the outside is more my thing… especially when I see horses. Continue reading
I knew I didn’t like renting software. If I use a tool weekly – I own it, not shell out forever to rent it.
The entire year I tried CC for photographers I left my CS6 suite on my computer and always chose to not replace it with CC. I was 99.9% sure I was not going to continue to rent my software when my year was up. Well, my year is up this month and I’ve spent an entire day trying to remove CC’s deep-reaching fingers from my computer.
Lightroom 6 should be able to see the catalog from Lightroom classic CC so I don’t lose stuff but it won’t even uninstall it right. CC app manager thing won’t even uninstall.
If I was unhappy before with them I’m fit to be tied now. When I finally get all this CC off my hard drive and back to just the last version of Adobe I bought outright- I’ll be updating my On1 software.
Be warned if you decide to take CC off something that should take 20 minutes tops takes forever and it’s messy.
Looks like even though I told CC not to mess with my CS6 suite that I’ll have to update my CS6 suite and LR6 to repair the damage. I swear if I lose all my tags, edits and such I’ll never buy an Adobe product again. I’ve thought of so many things CC could stand for today.
Like I didn’t have enough to do with year end stuff to hassle with this. AUGGHHH
I ended up having to download and use the remove cc tool. Then reinstalling some of the CS6 suite and LR6. Some of my “edit in” programs are gone and it made a new catalog and can’t use the one I had. I am going to miss LR dehaze and a few features but not enough to keep paying. Any chance of me giving this another shot have been completely wiped out after today.
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