Nicolesy | Photography and Education 2017-02-12T12:32:43+00:00

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Comparing Luminar and ON1 Photo RAW

With Adobe's recent announcement regarding Lightroom, many photographers are looking for an alternative solution to their raw photo organization and post-processing. And I completely get it; not everyone is ready to switch to a cloud-based [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|32 Comments

Getting to Know Luminar

Photographers have many choices for post-processing applications, and I tend to gravitate to the ones I'm most familiar with, as well as those that I enjoy using. Recently I've been giving the Macphun products a try, [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|6 Comments

Aurora HDR 2018 Preview [Video]

Macphun just announced their new version of Aurora HDR! (Available September 28, 2017.) I've been enjoying this, and other Macphun software, over the past several months and I'm really happy with the updates. Here are [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|7 Comments

A Simple One-Light Strobe Setup

When I was creating stock photography full-time, I used my Alien Bee lights on a regular basis. I photographed a lot of people in indoor environments and needed to create my own light. I still [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|13 Comments

Settling In

It's been one full month since we arrived in Lincoln to move into our new home, and Brian and I are starting to feel fairly settled. I won't have much of a photo space until [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|1 Comment

Do Megapixels Matter?

Back in 2009, when I made my living licensing stock imagery, the size (in megapixels) of the images we could license made a difference in our potential for sales. Photos were sold based on how big the [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|17 Comments

The Good Life

Of all of the places I thought I might move to, my home state of Nebraska was not on the list. As a photographer who thoroughly enjoys landscapes, and fell in love with the waterfalls [...]

By | July 11th, 2017|37 Comments