Digital Darkroom Software Review: Review

Before I get started, a disclaimer: NO piece of software is going to make you a better photographer. Practice might. But software will not. Go out there and shoot. You can read this later. Program: LightZone, AfterShot Pro 2, RawTherapee, darktable, Lightroom CC (and Mobile), Capture One Pro, RPP, DxO Optics Pro Platforms Available Tested: (Linux), Mac, Windows Prices: most free, some paid Installation: variable And… done. […]

Digital Darkroom Software Review: Lightroom CC, part 1 – Lightroom Mobile

Program:  Lightroom Mobile Platforms Tested Available:  iPhone, Android Price: “free” as part of the $9.99/month CC Photography plan (with Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC and some other goodies) Installation: its a usual download from the app store, but it won’t work without a Creative Cloud membership and one of the monthly plans. With my 30 day trial of […]


أَحَسِبَ النَّاسُ أَن يُتْرَكُوا أَن يَقُولُوا آمَنَّا وَهُمْ لَا يُفْتَنُونَ Do the people think that they will be left to say, “We believe” and they will not be tried? وَلَقَدْ فَتَنَّا الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِهِمْ ۖ فَلَيَعْلَمَنَّ اللَّهُ الَّذِينَ صَدَقُوا وَلَيَعْلَمَنَّ الْكَاذِبِينَ But We have certainly tried those before them, and Allah will surely make evident […]

Blessings of Ramadan (1)

Allah azza wa jall has blessed us with this month to focus on Him and to seek his pleasure. And Alhamdulillah we’re able to witness this blessed month: may He make us able to see many more and to make ever-better use of the time to draw closer to Him.  One thing that I’ve noticed […]