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EXIF and Beyond: Tom Hogarty Discusses Lightroom 3.2

August 30th, 2010

The 35th episode of EXIF and Beyond has been released (duration 38:09  min.)

This episode of EXIF and Beyond features an interview with Tom Hogarty product manager for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, the Adobe Raw Converter plugin and the DNG file format. Discussed is Lightroom 3 vs. Lightroom 2 improvements, new features in the recently released Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.2 and Adobe Raw Converter 6.2 and great conversation surrounding performance, scalability and hints of future Lightroom functionality.

Tom provides an insiders perspective on video support, the return of Sticky Filters, custom lens profiles above and beyond Lightroom 3.2's 120 new lens profiles that automatically correct for undesirable distortion and aberration effects, how and why Lightroom 3.2 and Adobe Raw Converter are tied at the hip in their releases, the benefits of new publishing capabilities to SmugMug and Facebook, and an overview to many of the major bug releases included in Lightroom 3.2.

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EXIF and Beyond: Russell Brown, John Knoll & Kevin Connor

March 3rd, 2010

This episode of EXIF and Beyond features interviews of Russell Brown, John Knoll and Kevin Connor from the Adobe Photoshop 20th Anniversary Celebration held in San Francisco on February 18th, 2010. Discussed are topics ranging from recollections of Photoshops earliest beginnings, the impact of its release to creative professionals and hints of what's to come in Photoshop CS5.

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EXIF and Beyond: Michael Frye

January 11th, 2010

The 33rd episode of EXIF and Beyond has been released (duration 31:18 min.)

This episode of EXIF and Beyond features an interview with Michael Frye, photographer, blogger and author of the books The Photographer's Guide to Yosemite and Yosemite Meditations. Discussed is Michael's path to photography, tips for great Yosemite photos, insights to creative photography and an update of his latest endeavors.

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EXIF and Beyond: Lightroom 3 Q&A with Tom Hogarty

December 1st, 2009

The 32nd episode of EXIF and Beyond has been released (duration 41:48 min.)

This episode of EXIF and Beyond is the second part of an interview with Tom Hogarty, product manager for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, the Adobe Raw Converter plugin and the DNG file format. Discussed are your submitted questions about Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 Beta. Questions were gathered by listeners like yourself on the JMG-Galleries blog, Facebook and Twitter (@jimgoldstein).

If you missed the first part of our conversation be sure to listen to it here:  EXIF and Beyond: Tom Hogarty on Lightroom 3.

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EXIF and Beyond: Lucinda Dugger of the Copyright Alliance

November 5th, 2009

The 31st episode, a special edition, of EXIF and Beyond has been released (duration 13:41 min.)

This special edition of EXIF and Beyond features an interview with Lucinda Dugger, Director of Outreach and Field Initiatives for the Copyright Alliance. Discussed is the on going initiative for creatives of all type to sign a letter to the President of the United States to pursue policies that respect the rights of artists. This letter and all gathered signatures will be delivered to the White House on November 16, 2009. In addition to sharing information about the Letter to the President initiative Lucinda discusses general information about the Copyright Alliance and other priority projects being pursued.

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EXIF and Beyond: Tom Hogarty

November 2nd, 2009

The 30th episode of EXIF and Beyond has been released (duration 24:53 min.)

This episode of EXIF and Beyond features an interview with Tom Hogarty product manager for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, the Adobe Raw Converter plugin and the DNG file format. Discussed is the release of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 Beta and its many new features & enhancements. This talk is the first of a two part discussion.

Unlike past episodes the second half of this two part discussion has yet to take place. You are invited to ask Tom questions about Lightroom 3 Beta via comments on my blog. The second half of our discussion will be comprised of answering your questions. While I can't promise every question will be discussed I'll aim to present the best and most pertinent questions to Tom to answer. Tom has been quite gracious to take part in this Q&A format and has even asked Lightroom 3 Beta users for specific feedback in this episode. If and when you comment be sure to leave your name and hometown so I can attribute your name to the question discussed.

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EXIF and Beyond: Darwin Wiggett

September 22nd, 2009

This episode of EXIF and Beyond features an interview with Canada based photographer and author Darwin Wiggett. One of the best kept secrets in landscape and nature photography, Darwin discusses his thoughts on creative nature & landscape photography, his photographic philosophies, what almost caused him to give up photography and tips for amateurs & pros alike.  This is a must listen for photographers of all levels.

EXIF and Beyond: David Riecks

July 29th, 2009

David Riecks a professional photographer and metadata expert is well known for his Controlled Vocabulary keyword database, has played an active role in developing industry metadata standards, and was a founding member of the Universal Photographic Digital Imaging Guidelines coalition (UPDIG) and serves as the Chief Technical Advisor to the Picture Licensing Universal System coalition (PLUS). In this episode of EXIF and Beyond David discusses all things metadata: basic information, tips, resources, trends & predictions and licensing standards.

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EXIF and Beyond: Trey Ratcliff (a.k.a. Stuck In Customs)

May 11th, 2009

Trey Ratcliff, who is also known online as "Stuck in Customs", discusses his photographic journey, influences, and of course his specialty High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography. Trey's insights to photography are not only thought provoking, but inspiring whether you're a fan of HDR photography or not.

Trey's work can be found in several places online including:

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EXIF and Beyond: Art Wolfe Photo Tips

April 7th, 2009

Nature, landscape and travel photographer extraordinaire Art Wolfe returns to EXIF and Beyond to discuss photo tips, workshops and his recent projects. Art's photo tips are sure to enrich your photography regardless of your skill level touching on positive and negative space in composition, abstract expression and elements of design.

Art's work can be found in several places online including;