The Value of Adobe’s Photography Plan

It seems like many people are unhappy with Adobe’s subscription model and the price tag of their photography plans, especially ever since Adobe released its new product line in mid-October 2017. And yet, most Adobe customers have not switched to a different solution. They either like Adobe products or they can’t find a good alternative. Nobody seems to stay with Adobe … Read More

My Quest for a New Digital Asset Manager

Ever since Apple replaced Aperture with Photos, I used the latter as my sole digital asset manager (DAM) and overlooked its many shortcomings (like the weak metadata capabilities, for example). I also ignored the annoying fact that it is impossible to organize photos from to two different Apple IDs in just one library. Like many others, I lived in the hope … Read More

The Not So Obvious Reason for Shooting RAW

I shot RAW+JPEG for many years but recently switched to RAW only. Why? That’s the questions I’m going to answer in this post. As it is the case for many beginners in photography, I was not yet very familiar with post-processing tools and techniques. I focused on producing the best pictures possible within the camera and shooting JPEGs seemed to be … Read More