Mobile RAW Workflow Diagram

Destructive Workflow for processing RAW files on an iPad   Recently, I wrote a post about The Ultimate Mobile Photography Workflow where I discuss how you can edit RAW files with your iPad by working with the files on an EXTERNAL hard drive. You should start with that post unless you already know how to connect the two and get the RAW files into an editor. I wrote...

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The Ultimate Mobile Photography Workflow

A street photographers guide to post processing RAW files on the road with an iPad.   We photographers are always on a quest for the next best gadget or method that will help trim off some time in our workflow. I think I’ve found one that will work for my workflow and I’d like to share it with you. I’m sure you can do this on Windows tablets as...

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How To Fold Your Tent Canopy

A quick way to make your tent canopy fit into small pockets and maybe even preserve the life of it.   Attention craft show and art show vendors! Attention event vendors of all kinds! Have you been frustrated at the end of an event and it came time to fold up your tent canopy and you just clumped it up and shoved it into your vehicle leaving it in a mess? I...

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The Sony RX100 MK III: Coolest Camera For Street Photography

How I came to buy this little dynamo and some secrets on how to set it up for rapid deployment.   Let me start by saying I am a professional Photographer. I’ve been going strong as an entrepreneur running Mark Gilvey Creative since 2013. But I’ve been in the creative industry since the 1980s. I’ve made my special brand of art and photography for web design firms, ad...

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Onward and Upward

Walking around by yourself is the best way to “create images” (not pictures) but having a guide can be even better.   In my last post I told you how to study your significant others sleep habbits and use that time to go shoot on your own. Today we’re going to look at how a guide can help improve your photography. Long Time No Post It’s been a...

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Getting Acclimated

Jet lag can have it’s advantages; learn your mates sleeping habits and you could find yourself with a few extra photos taken at the time of day YOU want to shoot. I have arrived! Before we get to the tips of the day, I thought you might like to see my gear load. My wife took this photo of me at Dulles International Airport just before we placed our suitcases on the...

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Exploring The UN-Familliar

Returning to the same location can open your eyes to new photographic opportunities   I’ve had the great fortune to be able to travel to France on vacation for many years. While many people go to a different state or country every vacation, I have returned to “the island of beauty”; Corsica. Some might say that I only have one life and I should go...

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Discovering the “Passages” In Your Life

Staircases that look like they were designed by M.C. Escher; streets that appear to be connected from everywhere leading nowhere, and small entryways that connect tiny spaces to gigantic ones… …these are connections that photographic artist Mark Gilvey explores in his inaugural photographic project “Passages”. Enjoy and comment on this portfolio...

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Getting a Second Opinion, Opinion

How getting input from a colleague can streamline your photo selection process.   I have been trying to work on my images and even though I have been working out a workflow, something just doesn’t seem right. A colleague of mine, Henrik de Gyor, suggested that he offer some assistance to help me cull images. As we went through 3 of about 10 years of images, it...

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How To Generate A Photography Project Idea…from a Music CD?

What process do you use when creating a photography project? What if you don’t know where to start? What elements make up a music CD project or any other project? Songs are written, sound is edited, copyrighted and arranged in a specific order on the disc. Artwork is designed for the label, booklet and jewel box. Then there is production, marketing and delivery—do...

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