Category Archives: Photons

my photo related thoughts for the day

Shutter Actuations Day: Double Day

Well, when I bought my little D3000, I discovered the number of actuations of the shutter has about doubled since I purchased it. I guess it’s another reminder of how many photos I actually take. Pity it’s not an accurate estimate of how many good photos I take! 🙁 In a way, it’s kind of a confirmation no… Read More »

Lightroom: Small Catalogs vs. Big Catalogs

If you open and close LR during the day more than several times, you’ll quickly notice that small catalogs open faster… much faster than big catalogs. Doh! It takes over the entire screen, and sits there for about 20 secs while 30,000 images load. I’m now thinking that I should really split my catalog into several and probably… Read More »