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Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 07-08-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Of course it will, but whether that boost is...

Of course it will, but whether that boost is significant or not depends upon the size of the files and what the OP does with them. I have many PhotoShop files that run into hundreds of megabytes in...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 07-08-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Because your current iMac lacks USB 3 and...

Because your current iMac lacks USB 3 and Thunderbolt the only way to significantly improve disk access times would be to install an OWC hard drive upgrade kit.

OWC HDD Installation tools & SMC...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 07-08-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By Lightcraftsman
You probably won't see a major gain in processor...

You probably won't see a major gain in processor speed unless you're working with large PhotoShop files. If you upgrade you will see a huge difference in disk access times, especially with USB 3 and...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 07-08-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By Lightcraftsman
You didn't give us enough information to provide...

You didn't give us enough information to provide good answers. Which Adobe CC apps do you use? If you're working with video or routinely have Lightroom convert 500 RAW files to TIFF then, yes, you...
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-07-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Apple Music deleted the playlists from my iPhone

Yes, I am running the most recent version of iTunes and IOS. Turning on Apple Music deleted all my playlist from my iPhone 6. The music on the playlists is still there, but the playlists are gone. I...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 07-07-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By Lightcraftsman
This article would be more helpful if I had an...

This article would be more helpful if I had an iCloud Status selection available in iTunes. Yes, I am running the most recent version of iTunes. Turning on Apple Music deleted all my playlist from my...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-08-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,660
Posted By Lightcraftsman
I have used all manner of CF and SD cards over...

I have used all manner of CF and SD cards over the years and have had very few problems. Keep in mind that I have shot well more than 300,000 digital photos and wore out three Canon EOS cameras under...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-16-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By Lightcraftsman
The warranty starts when the equipment is...

The warranty starts when the equipment is purchased. Apple's policy is no different than any other manufacturer.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-04-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 924
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Well, I figured it out. After selecting Podcasts...

Well, I figured it out. After selecting Podcasts from the drop-down menu in the upper left I had to select the Playlists tab at the top of the page. That allows me to drag and drop podcast episodes...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-04-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 924
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Creating playlists of podcasts in iTunes 12

This used to be simple. I'd either drag a podcast episode into a playlist in the left column of my Music window or right click and add the episode to a playlist. Now, with iTunes 12, dragging is no...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 11-01-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By Lightcraftsman
I've been shooting landscape photos for decades,...

I've been shooting landscape photos for decades, from 4x5 slides and B&W to early digital cameras and now on Fuji X Trans. I've read some well-respected photographers advising shooting for the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-12-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Finished Chapter 1 last night. Ada Lovelace was...

Finished Chapter 1 last night. Ada Lovelace was indeed fascinating; a troubled genius. She had a very high opinion of herself, but it seems that opinion was justified. I'm looking forward to the rest...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-11-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,474
Posted By Lightcraftsman
I have to agree with the comments about Comcast's...

I have to agree with the comments about Comcast's contract workers. My wife and I moved to Colorado in late July and Comcast was our only choice for high-speed internet. It took four service calls...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-11-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By Lightcraftsman
I just downloaded this book to my iPhone 6...

I just downloaded this book to my iPhone 6 yesterday. This post put it to the top of my Next Read list. Ada sounds like she was a fascinating person.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 10-10-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,798
Posted By Lightcraftsman
The only wifi issue I had with my iPhone 6...

The only wifi issue I had with my iPhone 6 (picked up today) was having to enter the password even after transferring my settings. Mail downloads faster and web pages load faster than on my iPhone 5....
Forum: Web Design and Hosting 10-09-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,057
Posted By Lightcraftsman
My wife and I signed up for Hostgator a few years...

My wife and I signed up for Hostgator a few years ago and found the tech support was terrible. The front-line techs didn't even know when one of their servers was down. We spent three days trying all...
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-08-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By Lightcraftsman
IOS 8 works fine on my iPhone 5, the only caveat...

IOS 8 works fine on my iPhone 5, the only caveat being it takes more space on my 16GB drive so I had to delete some stuff before installing. I have an iPod Classic for my music, so it wasn't a big...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 10-08-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,527
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Sony RX-100 Mk I Funi X-E1 Fuji 14/2.8 Fuji...

Sony RX-100 Mk I
Funi X-E1
Fuji 14/2.8
Fuji 35/1.4
Fuji 60mm macro
Fuji 55-200 zoom

Thinking of upgrading the RX-100 to the new Mk III version and the X-E1 to the X-E2. The equipment I have...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 10-07-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By Lightcraftsman
I don't shoot macro often, but when I do I shoot...

I don't shoot macro often, but when I do I shoot in aperture priority mode so I can control the depth of field. I also use a tripod and a cable release, or set the camera to lock the mirror in up...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 09-29-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Photo Recovery for Mac has saved my files a...

Photo Recovery for Mac has saved my files a couple of times. Haven't needed it in a few years so can't speak to the latest version but it's worth a look.

Wondershare Photo Recovery for Mac - Mac...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-20-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Well, that will slow things down a bit but is...

Well, that will slow things down a bit but is still an easier solution than downloading the files directly off the camera. I've shot at least 300,000 digital images in the past 13 years and have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-20-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Instead of fighting something that is't working...

Instead of fighting something that is't working (and is a kludge anyway) just pull the SD card out of your camera and place it in the card reader of your MacBook. This will be much faster and easier...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-15-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Did anyone watch the youtube video the OP posted...

Did anyone watch the youtube video the OP posted a evidence of MacBook Pros having common black screen problems? It was an easy fix (pinched cable) on a 2007 MBP. My wife and I have owned six...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 08-29-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Apple has announced there will be no further...

Apple has announced there will be no further development of Aperture as it and iPhoto will be replaced by a single photo app next year. That should simplify your decision.
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 08-28-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 55,111
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Beautiful shots, Exodist.

Beautiful shots, Exodist.
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