About Lloyd Chambers
Lloyd's eponymous diglloyd.com website publishes a popular blog and a wide variety of articles and guides geared towards professional and advanced photographers.
- Guide to Zeiss.
- Guide to Leica.
- Guide to Mirrorless Cameras.
- Medium Format
- Making Sharp Images.
- diglloyd's Advanced Photography.
- Guide to Digital Infrared Photography
Lloyd’s print articles may be found in Photo Technique magazine, covering important concepts such as diffraction, focus shift, digital infrared, optimizing Photoshop/Lightroom, and more.
Also a computer expert (and software engineer), Lloyd's Macintosh Performance Guide offers the web's most sage advice on selecting and configuring a Mac, especially for photographers.
An avid cyclist, Lloyd explains cycling for beginners to experts in his WindInMyFace.com site, covering training, nutrition, road and mountain biking, gear, clothing and equipment.
Lloyd is a longtime photographer, having used a wide variety of film formats and lenses including 35mm, 4X5 view camera, 6X7, 645 and 617.
Having learned darkroom technique in high school and later managed the Stanford darkroom while a student, I am glad to be working faster and cleaner with digital!
Diglloyd.com is targeted at photographers seeking objective and high-quality information which can be trusted to make buying decisions, to learn or enhance skills, or to find best-practices for a smooth photographic workflow.
US Patents, education, background
Dates approximate in some cases (my memory fuzzy on year).
Software Architect @ Mansfield Systems(1985)
Co-Founder and President @ Salient Software (1989) [note: Wikipedia has some inaccuracies], author of DiskDoubler, AutoDoubler, CopyDoubler
Engineering Manager (Fifth Generation Systems (1992, acquired Salient Software)
Engineering Lead/ Manager / Software Architect @ Pretty Good Privacy / PGP INC(~1998), author of PGP for Mac encryption driver
Senior Engineer Norton, later acquired Symantec Corporation
B.S Mathematics and Computation Science @ Stanford University (~1997)
Senior Engineer / Software Architect @ NetDynamics (~1995)
Senior Engineer @ Sun Microsystems (~1998, acquired NetDynamics)
Senior Engineer @ Oracle Corporation (acquired Sun Microsystems)
Founder and President @ DIGLLOYD INC (2007 - present).