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Color Gamut and Color Space

Color space for digital images..

Workflow Tips and technique

An introduction to digital workflow and best practices..

Photoshop How-To

Working with Photoshop for raw conversion and more..

Photoshop Issues and Bugs

Things that can get in the way, or cause incorrect results.

Faux HDR and High Dynamic Range

Tips for processing high dynamic range images..

Nikon D850 Image Quality

Oustanding image quality, but with some limitations..

Nikon D800E vs D800

D800E supplement and comparisons with Nikon D800..

Canon EOS 5DS / 5DS R

50 megapixel successor to the 22 megapixel Canon 5D Mark III..

Nikon AF-S 70-200mm f/4 ED VR and 70-200mm f/2.8 ED VR II

Which speed zoom for the Nikon D800/D800E?.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

30 megapixel successor to the 22 megapixel Canon 5D Mark III..

Noise ×4: Nikon D3x, Nikon D3, Canon 5D Mark II, & Canon 1Ds Mark III

Noise performance of early 2009’ premier digital SLRs. ISOs from 50 through 25600, dark area noise, noise reduction effects, noise versus resolution. Can more smaller pixels beat fewer large ones?.

Stimulating your photographic creativity

Approaches to making fresh new images..

Canon 24mm f/2.8 IS USM

Canon’s compact high-performance 24mm prime..

Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM

Canon’s tiny and lovely pancake lens..

Canon 35mm f/1.4L II

Canon’s updated fast 35mm prime, evaluated on Canon 5DS R..

Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

The fastest extreme wide angle yet..

Schneider PC-TS Super-Angulon 28mm f/4.5 HM Aspheric

Wide angle tilt/shift lens at 28mm..

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 20mm f/1.8G

Nikon’s fast ultra wide angle..

Nikon AF-S 24mm f/1.4G ED

State of the art design in a fast 24mm lens. Includes full-resolution images at f/1.4..

Canon 11-24mm f/4L USM

Extreme wide angle zoom..

Canon 16-35mm f/4L IS

Canon’s compact image stabilized wide angle zoom..

Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L II and 24-70mm f/4L IS

Canon’s premium mid-range zooms..

Reading the publications.

Tips for getting the most out of diglloyd publications..

Zeiss LensSpire Articles

Articles written for Lenspire.ZEISS.com..

Subjective Lens Qualities

Also known as shading..

LG 31MU97-B 4096 X 2160 4K Display

Selected computer hardware topics..

NEC 4K Ultra HD PA322UHD Professional Display

A expansive and accurate visual experience for video or stills..

Software issues.

[ARCHIVE] Software and related for photographers..

The Apple Mac Pro

[ARCHIVE] Various considerations for buying a Mac Pro..

Ask Lloyd Chambers

Questions and answers on photography and computers and more..

Grab Bag

Various articles..

Nikon D200 vs D2x

Vintage 2006 comparative review of Nikon D200 vs Nikon D2x..

Sony Alpha A7R II

Attention to details: a big upgrade over the A7R..

Sony Alpha A7R II Kolarivision for Leica M

A7R II modified sensor cover glass for Leica M lens performance..

Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM

Razor sharp medium telephoto with apodization filter..

Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 Macro

Extreme wide angle macro lens for Sony mirrorless..

Sony DSC-RX100

Stunningly high image quality in a 20MP point and shoot tiny camera..

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Updated model with hi-res sensor shift mode..

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Flagship model for 2017..

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm's 24MP APS-C offering..

Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 R

Compact moderate wide angle..

Panoramas with the iPhone 6s Plus

Shooting + post processing tips with high-res examples..

Overview of Sigma Foveon Sensor cameras

Foveon X3 true-color sensor for outstanding resolution..

Sigma Photo Pro Software 6.x

Sigma’s raw file processing software, version 6.x..

Sigma dp0 Quattro

21mm f/5.6 equivalent FOV lens..

Sigma DP2 Merrill

45mm f/2.8 equivalent lens on APS-C sensor..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2018

2018-12-29 Adobe Lightroom: Basic Flaws Seem to Make it Unusable for My Needs

2018-12-26 Workflow Tip: Locking DNG Files to Prevent Modification by Lightroom/Photoshop, Greatly Reduces Backup Time

2018-11-04 Adobe’s Licensing Too Quickly Denies me Use of Photoshop When Off the Internet

2018-08-13 Sony A7R III: the Noise Behavior that Has Been Troublesome to Me — Updated, PhaseOne CaptureOne PRO (Repost)

2018-04-28 OWC Thunderblade SSD Shipping in All Capacities up to 8TB — Ideal for Video Production and Capture. and/or Silent and High Capacity Photoshop Workflow

2018-01-26 CAUTION: Photoshop CC 2018 Latest Release Broken With Dual Displays (Unusable for Me)

2017

2017-12-28 Sony A7R III: the Noise Behavior that Has Been Troublesome to Me — Updated, PhaseOne CaptureOne PRO (UPDATED)

2017-09-08 Adobe Camera Raw Supports Nikon D850

2017-07-09 REVIEWED: 2017 iMac 5K, Especially for Photoshop

2017-07-09 REVIEWED: 2017 MacBook Pro, Especially for Photoshop

2017-07-04 Leica M10 White Balance and Tint in Photoshop/ACR

2017-05-14 Photoshop ACR Behavior: Uses Wrong Lens Profile

2017-04-15 Lloyd at Photoshop World Apr 19/20/21

2017-04-11 Which is faster for RAW File Conversion, CPU or GPU?

2017-04-09 Caution on Photoshop CC 2017 Update: Missing/Black Windows and Palettes Require Quitting Photoshop

2017-03-06 OWC Nearly Doubles PCIe SSD Performance with Accelsior Q — great choice for big Photoshop Files and/or Lightroom catalog space

2017-03-03 Fujifilm GFX 50s: 'RAF' Not Yet Usable with Adobe Camera Raw (Lightroom, Photoshop)

2017-02-04 Sigma sd Quattro-H: DNG Files Shrink by More than 50% After Adobe DNG Converter

2016

2016-12-03 2016 MacBook Pro TESTED: Photoshop Filters

2016-12-01 Photoshop + Lightroom for a Year for $88

2016-11-22 2016 MacBook Pro Performance on My Most Performed Photoshop Job

2016-11-21 2016 MacBook Pro Photoshop Performance

2016-07-17 Photoshop World Conference Deals at B&H Photo

2016-07-03 Installing the DCI-P3 Color Profile for Use with Photoshop / Lightroom

2016-05-09 Photoshop CC 2015 Now Uses all the CPU Cores for RAW-File Conversion

2016-03-27 Fujifilm X-Pro2: ACROS Film Simulations vs Photoshop Black and White Options

2016-03-16 Fujifilm X-Pro2: Comparing 12 Camera Profiles in Adobe Camera Raw (for Photoshop or Lightroom)

2015

2015-12-17 Why I Use Three NEC Displays on Mac Pro

2015-12-03 Photoshop CC 2015 Latest Release: Show-Stopper Drawing Bug (UPDATE: fix coming)

2015-12-02 Photoshop CC 2015: 10-bit Per Channel (30-bit Color) Now Supported

2015-12-01 Speed Up Photoshop File Saving by up to 20X

2015-12-01 Photoshop CC 2015: Same Old Bugs, Sports New Uglified Preferences

2015-11-23 iMac 5K (Late 2015) with 64GB: a Good Option for Many Photographers

2015-11-23 Photoshop and GPU: Blurry Image Scaling Damages Image Assessment Workflow

2015-11-21 Apple iMac 5K Trounces 3.3 GHz 8-Core Mac Pro on my Most Important Job in Photoshop

2015-11-11 Photoshop/Lightroom Problem + Deals on Hard Drives and Memory + Testing 8TB Hard Drives

2015-09-05 Use a 4K Display on MacBook Pro Retina: Vertical Orientation

2015-07-21 Photoshop CC 2014 Now Gets the CC 2015 Bugs

2015-07-09 Photoshop CC 2015 Rife With Bugs

2015-06-30 Viewing Tip: Google Chrome Blurs Images

2015-06-15 Reader Question: Which Raw Converter?

2015-05-17 $200 off the True 4K LG 31MU97

2015-04-08 Adobe’s Plans for Photoshop and Lightroom for OS X

2014

2014-12-07 Using Adobe Photoshop: Raw Conversion, Color Management, Dual Display Issues

2014-12-03 Photoshop CC 2014: Display Scaling Broken on 4K Displays (and Retina MacBook Pro)

2014-11-21 Faster Photoshop Scratch for Memory-Limited Macs with Thunderbolt 2

2014-11-02 Photoshop and GPU: Blurry Image Scaling

2014-05-26 How to Configure the 2013 Mac Pro

2014-04-21 Camera Profiles: Converting Raw in Adobe Photoshop ACR or Lightroom for Olympus OM-D E-M1

2014-04-20 Camera Profiles: Converting Raw in Adobe Photoshop ACR or Lightroom for Fujifilm X or Sony A7R/A7

2014-04-20 Camera Profiles: Converting Raw in Adobe Photoshop ACR or Lightroom

2014-02-28 Just for Fun: the Photoshop Oil Paint Filter

2014-01-18 2013 Mac Pro Tests: Lightroom, Photoshop, Aperture, and More

2013

2013-11-20 How to Correct Off-Center Color Shifts With Photoshop Layers (Sony A7R and Leica M?)

2013-09-20 Baffled by Canon PIXMA Pro-100 Printing Options: Different Between Machines

2013-04-06 The Ultra High Performance SSD Option for Photoshop or Lightroom

2013-01-10 Apple iMac for Photographers?

2012

2012-12-11 Photoshop CS6 13.0.2 HiDPI Update — Retina Display Images Look Terrific

2012-11-12 Which is Faster with Photoshop CS6? 12-Core or 6-Core Mac Pro?

2012-08-28 Adobe Creative Suite CS6 for Students/Teachers

2012-08-20 How to Downsample an Image, Convert from RAW to TIF, Use Curves

2012-07-30 Why I NEED 80GB Memory in my Mac Pro: Photoshop CS6 Performance

2012-07-13 Image Sharpness in Photoshop CS6 with/without the GPU Enabled

2012-06-22 MacBook Pro Retina — Growing Pains, but a Game-Changing Display for Photographers

2012-06-20 Understanding Photoshop and Lightroom Behavior with the MacBook Pro Retina Display

2012-06-20 Photoshop CS6 Performance on MacBook Pro Retina vs Mac Pro and 17" MacBook Pro

2012-05-25 How Long to Convert 500 Nikon D800 14-bit NEF to JPEG?

2012-05-17 Nikon D800E: Removing Color Moiré With Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4

2012-04-16 Ultra-Fast Photoshop CS6 or Lightroom Catalog Drive with OWC’s Mercury Accelsior PCIe SSD

2012-02-09 Downsampling and Binning

2011

2011-06-18 Which Mac Pro for Photoshop CS5 and Lightroom 3.x?

2011-05-08 Save Big Photoshop Files 20X Faster

2010

2010-09-02 Mac Pro 3.33Ghz 12-core, Upgrading Mac Pro CPU Speed and Cores, Handbrake video, Photoshop CS5 Speed Problems and more

2010-07-23 Adobe Photoshop CS5 speed issues and my “snake oil” javascript solution

2010-07-02 Why I disable OpenGL in Photoshop CS5

2010-07-01 Adobe issues CS5 bug fix update

2010-06-30 Photoshop CS5 and Crashing With OS X 10.6.4 with ATI Radeon 4870 and OpenGL on Mac Pro

2010-06-16 Follow photographic computing at MacPerformanceGuide.com

2010-05-13 Adobe releases Photoshop CS5 plugins

2010-05-04 Automating Photoshop CS5 “warm up”

2010-05-03 Optimizing Photoshop CS5 updated

2010-04-30 Optimizing Photoshop CS5 — 5X slower or 3X faster than CS4!

2010-04-25 Adobe’s John Nack on Photoshop CS5 performance

2010-04-16 Other World Computing 200GB enterprise grade SSD

2010-04-14 OWC and DIGLLOYD offer ultra-high-performance MPG Pro Laptop

2010-04-13 New Apple MacBook Pro with Intel Core i5, i7 CPU

2010-03-14 !#$#$*(#$ Photoshop CS4 crashes

2010-03-05 Mercury Extreme solid state drive review updated: sleep issue, Windows Vista 64 with Photoshop

2010-02-25 Fastest Photoshop MacBook Pro ever seen!

2010-02-12 World’s fastest Photoshop CS4 scratch disk!

2010-01-27 Time saving tip for saving layered files in Photoshop

2009

2009-12-17 Photoshop CS4 memory bug (Mac)

2009-12-16 64GB memory in your 8-core Mac Pro! (8GB memory modules)

2009-12-08 Apple’s new 3.33GHz Mac Pro — fastest Mac yet!

2009-08-29 Photoshop CS4 is faster on Snow Leopard

2009-08-13 MacBook Pro speed demon (Photoshop and SSD)

2009-08-08 Photoshop scratch volume — 4 solid state drives (SSD)

2009-07-15 Optimizing Adobe Lightroom

2009-05-13 Mac OS X 10.5.7: hidden changes

2009-05-09 Intel X25-E as a Photoshop scratch volume?

2009-03-20 Mac Pro Nehalem review updated

2009-03-03 New Mac Pro — what is Apple smoking?

2009-02-15 Getting the best performance from Photoshop

2009-02-12 Booted off striped RAID-0 Solid State drives

2009-02-11 Upgrade your MacBook Pro to 6GB

2009-01-31 Eizo displays and Photoshop CS4

2009-01-29 Warning on Photoshop CS4 color prefs

2009-01-28 Photoshop color settings

2008

2008-12-14 MacBook Pro 2.8GHz reviewed

2008-12-07 Photoshop CS3 vs CS4 speed

2008-11-12 Mac Performance Guide

2008-11-11 Photoshop CS4 performance bugs

2008-11-10 Optimizing Photoshop performance

2008-10-26 Opening and saving files in Photoshop is SLOW

2008-10-25 Photoshop CS4 and OpenGL — poor redraw speed

2008-10-25 Adobe CS4 upgrade hassles

2008-10-17 Adobe CS4 Sticker Shock

2008-06-28 Photoshop scratch disk

2007

2007-05-29 Photoshop’s “Photomerge” command

2007-04-29 System crashes—Adobe products?

2007-01-03 Photoshop’s artistic filters

2006

2006-12-25 Talking around the real problem—can’t make use of my RAM

2006-11-20 A bad computer day

2006-08-28 A tale of two Quads

2006-08-20 How much memory to buy?

2006-08-10 More on the new Apple MacPro

2006-08-08 Why I won’t be buying a MacPro for at least 9 months

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