August 2015 - Dan Carr Photography

Month: August 2015

Gear Check: Sony RX10 II in the House!

I’ve been using the awesome little Sony RX100 IV for the last month or so and I’ve mentioned it several times here on the blog. I think it’s the perfect point and shoot for a serious photographer looking for something to fit in their pocket. Well, I’ve been so enamoured with it that I decided to pick up its bigger brother as well, the Sony RX10 II. Here’s a first quick look at it.

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How to combine PDFs on a mac

Today I wanted to share a quick video with you guys that I think many people will find useful. I know this doesn’t have much to do with photography, but if you run a photo business then at some point you’re going to need to combine PDF pages. It might be a contract, it might be a digital contact sheet or you might be appending receipts to an invoice. No, it’s not sexy, but it IS darned useful and it’s so simple if you’re a Mac user. Sorry PC folks, I don’t use one so I can’t help you guys I’m afraid.

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Canon’s New 35mm f/1.4 II

Canon has just launched a MK II version of their 35mm f/1.4 L lens, and it should be a beauty. Speculation about a second version of this lens has been around for over 5 years I think, ever since the 24mm f/1.4 L II was launched. My guess is that Canon weren’t in such a hurry with the 35mm because the original one was much better received than the first version of the 24mm was.

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Sad News From IndyCar

As a motorsport fan, and sometime motorsport photographer, it’s a sad day when someone gets killed doing what they love. Today is one of those days as we hear the news that British IndyCar driver, Justin Wilson, has succumbed to the head injuries he sustained yesterday at the Pocono Raceway…

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