Archives for January 2015

I’m (Slowly) Becoming More Productive. Here’s How.

There’s a problem with the word productive (a word that everyone is very obsessed with these days). It just means creating. To be really productive means you are simply creating a lot.

The real value lies in being efficiently productive. 

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Film Woes – A Shot From The Archives

Recently I mentioned that one of my goals for 2015 is organizing our archive of images.

I was browsing through some film shots, and found this photo of a woman with a hat. I loved the texture and contrast!

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Hackintoshes, SoftRAID and RAID 5

One of my first goals for the new year was to reorganize our computer setup. Here are a few of the things I’ve been working on to get us ready for another year of photography.

For a couple years now we’ve used Hackintoshes (custom built computers that can run the Mac operating system) as our photography workstation computers. We made the switch to Hackintoshes because at the time Apple hadn’t updated their Mac Pro line in over two years, and with a Hackintosh you can build something with similar power for a fraction of the price that Apple charges.

Fast forward to today and Apple has just recently launched their iMac Retina, and they now have a newly designed Mac Pro (which is already a year old).

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Our 10 Favourite Posts of 2014

We know it can be hard to keep up with every post we put out. So this year, we’ve compiled the best articles of the year, letting you catch up on the good stuff, easily.

In the first part of this series, we shared the 10 most popular posts of the year, plus the lowdown on the latest tutorials we’ve released.

Today, we’re revealing our 10 personal favourites – the ones that get us misty-eyed, make us think, and deliver a serious dose of awesomeness. We’ll also hook you up with our annual review lists from the past three years – that’s four years of wisdom and adventure, ready for the taking!

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Our 10 Most Popular Posts of 2014!

2014 was a busy year here at Photography Concentrate – we published tons of new articles, went on adventures big and small, and released four brand new tutorials. If you didn’t manage to follow along regularly, not to worry. Over the next few days, we’ll be sharing the best content from the past year.

To kick it off, we’re going BIG, with the posts you guys loved the most (as determined through our super-scientific method of counting up comments and social shares). Plus, we’ll give you the lowdown on our newest tutorials, so you can start your year off by seriously boosting your photography skills.

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