Category Archives: Computers

Laptops

While the field workflow for outdoor and nature photographers has evolved considerably, laptop computers are still a big part of the equation. If you’re an Apple devotee, then obviously some version of MacBook is the answer; on the Windows side … Continue reading

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New HP Z Workstations

Hewlett-Packard just announced the next generation of their highly respected Z workstations—a range of computers designed from the ground up to meld high performance while running sophisticated content-creation software programs with rock-solid reliability and security along with upgradability over time.  … Continue reading

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Powerful Mini PC

Looking for a tiny Windows computer with enough muscle to process images with speed and efficiency as well as connect with cutting-edge peripherals using the latest protocols?  Intel has one for you.  It’s called the NUC6i7KYK, and nicknamed Skull Canyon. … Continue reading

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High Capacity Storage

Technology keeps marching on, even in mundane segments of the arena.  For example, hard drives—difficult to get excited about hard drives, except that data has to be stored somewhere and as image files get bigger and bigger they take up … Continue reading

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Adobe Bridge CC Update

Little things can make a big difference.  For quite some time those using Bridge CC on a small HiDPI Windows laptop (like a Dell XPS 13 with QHD+ display) have had to deal with an incredibly small (almost unreadable) interface … Continue reading

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SSD Upgrade

Most have known for a long time that solid state drives can save time and improve efficiency in a digital workflow, and the cost per megabyte has come way down from just a short while ago.  Now, a new storage … Continue reading

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Desktop Internal Storage

Once image files are captured in the field, they have to be stored on a drive of some sort to be optimized and archived.  Over time, collections tend to balloon beyond expectation.  Thankfully, hard disk drive capacities have grown too, … Continue reading

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Portable Storage

Outdoor photographers create image files that have to be saved somewhere.  Protecting those files—in the field, while being processed, and in archive—is a critical part of the extended management necessary to maximize and make one’s efforts worthwhile.  In some respects … Continue reading

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Color Space Trends

Technology marches on, whether we like it or not, but sometimes it moves in strange directions.  Apple’s latest 4K and 5K iMacs will be using displays with a larger color gamut in the new-to-consumers DCI-P3 color space.  DCI-P3 isn’t a … Continue reading

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Waiting for Skylake

Computers don’t make photographs, but they are fundamental to the development and processing of captures made by digital photographers.  As previously noted, there are a number of advancing technologies rapidly coming down the pike that will make a big difference … Continue reading

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