Editor  |  Aug 15, 2006  |  43 comments
Please comment briefly on your experience with raw formats.
Yes, I think it is a good idea.
69% (142 votes)
No , I am sticking with the proprietary formats.
12% (24 votes)
I don
20% (41 votes)
Total votes: 207
Editor  |  Jul 20, 2006  |  59 comments
Please comment briefly on how you think photography is best taught.
Learning via film and darkroom work is an essential part of a photographic education, and appreciation.
33% (84 votes)
Why waste time on film? Digital is the future and that's what should be taught.
29% (74 votes)
Film and darkroom work is a great foundation for learning about digital, so it should be the first thing taught, followed by dig
38% (96 votes)
Total votes: 254
Editor  |  Jun 12, 2006  |  56 comments
Please share some brief comments on your experiences with Raw file format, and why you might or might not use it.
Shoot Raw file format only and process each image.
49% (95 votes)
Shoot Raw + JPEG and process the Raw images when you have time.
31% (59 votes)
Shoot only JPEG or TIFF, as Raw is too much trouble.
20% (38 votes)
Total votes: 192
Editor  |  May 23, 2006  |  0 comments
Please briefly describe your
I just carry extra memory cards, and edit to save space on each one as I go.
20% (25 votes)
I download to my laptop, burn a CD or DVD and then reformat my card.
35% (44 votes)
I use a portable download device.
36% (45 votes)
I have yet to develop a solution for this.
9% (11 votes)
Total votes: 125
Editor  |  Apr 18, 2006  |  25 comments
Please comment briefly on your experience with color management and profiling hardware and software.
I am satisfied with my results and don't want to get involved with further complications.
10% (6 votes)
I have used calibration devices and software and they have definitely improved my results.
53% (31 votes)
I have heard these devices and software can help, but have been hesitant to get involved because I am concerned that they are to
37% (22 votes)
Total votes: 59
Editor  |  Mar 20, 2006  |  25 comments
Please comment briefly on the features you look for in a desktop photo printer.
Yes, my choice would be pigment over dye-based inks.
52% (46 votes)
No, I would base my choice upon price and paper size capabilities.
19% (17 votes)
Not sure of the differences between the two.
29% (26 votes)
Total votes: 89
Editor  |  Feb 09, 2006  |  49 comments
Please supply a brief comment on your experiences, if any, with online digital printing services, and how you use it in your work.
Yes, I regularly use online printing services and find they fit my needs.
57% (76 votes)
No, but the new services are intriguing and I will try them out soon.
15% (20 votes)
I print all my images at home or in my studio.
28% (38 votes)
Total votes: 134
Editor  |  Jan 12, 2006  |  49 comments
Briefly comment on the organizing software you currently use, or how you track and catalog your digital images.
Yes, it is a regular part of my regimen.
64% (114 votes)
No, but I will be looking at options closely as I realize the importance of this task.
25% (45 votes)
No, I don't consider it that important.
11% (19 votes)
Total votes: 178
Editor  |  Dec 15, 2005  |  55 comments
Please comment briefly on how you weigh these options when making a buying decision.
Even with wide-ranging zooms on digicams I still want the option afforded by a wide range of interchangeable lenses.
66% (165 votes)
The 10X zoom digicams have every option I need, and are more portable than a DSLR body and many lenses.
22% (54 votes)
12% (30 votes)
Total votes: 249
Editor  |  Nov 04, 2005  |  47 comments
Please comment briefly on your approach to digital image organization.
I keep them on my hard drive in folders, then back up with CDs.
69% (151 votes)
I use an image organizing software program specifically designed to help me rate, organize and create a catalog of my work.
20% (44 votes)
I keep all my images on my hard drive, and haven't tackled the issue yet.
11% (25 votes)
Total votes: 220