About Lloyd Chambers

Lloyd Chambers formal education

Lloyd's eponymous diglloyd.com website publishes a popular blog and a wide variety of articles and guides geared towards professional and advanced photographers.

Publications include:

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.

Photographic experience

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

Patent numbers: 5577248, 5481701, 5455943, 5155484

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).

Lloyd Chambers training

Contact information

Please see the Consulting and Contact pages.

Lloyd Chambers, November 2011, White Mountains of California, Patriarch Grove
f8 @ 1/500 sec, ISO 80; 2011-11-07 12:52:56
M9 Digital Camera + Super-Elmar-M 21 mm f/3.4 ASPH

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Lloyd Chambers, August 2019, Dana Plateau in Ansel Adams Wilderness
f11 @ 1/10 sec electronic shutter focus stack 2 frames, ISO 100; 2019-08-21 19:44:32
Fujifilm GFX100 + Fujifilm GF 23mm f/4 R LM WR @ 18mm equiv (23mm)
ENV: Crest of Dana Plateau, altitude 12500 ft / 3810 m, 55°F / 12°C
RAW: LACA corrected, distortion corrected, vignetting corrected, +100 Shadows, -83 Highlights, +40 Whites, +53 Dehaze, USM {8,50,0}, diffraction mitigating sharpening

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Lloyd Chambers, November 2018, Lundy Canyon
f8 @ 0.5 sec, ISO 100; 2018-11-17 16:56:11
Hasselblad H6D-100C + Hasselblad HC 50mm f/3.5 II @ 33mm equiv (50mm)
ENV: Lundy Canyon, altitude 8400 ft / 2560 m, 45°F / 7°C
RAW: push 2.7 stops
selfie

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Lloyd Chambers, October 2011, Lundy Canyon

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