What is Fine Art? by Alain Zarinelli

Historically called the visual arts, Fine Art is made by artists, exhibited in art galleries and museums, and purchased by art-lovers with deep pockets at auctions at major art houses like Sotheby's and Christie's. Fine art takes many formats including paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints and lithographs, photography and installation art. Starting in the 20th century, due to electronic advances, fine art came to include sound art and digital and video art and is considered to be ephemeral and conceptual in nature.

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Lightroom CC on iPad Pro - First Impressions by Alain Zarinelli

One week into my change of mobile setup, I can give an initial opinion on the difference between the MacBook Pro, running LR Classic CC and PS CC, versus iPad Pro (2018,) running LR CC.

First off, the hardware, iPad Pro 12.9” (2018) with the Apple Pencil 2 is amazing. Blazingly fast, and very precise. I have had no issues editing my Sony A7Riii RAW files (about 45-55MB per photo) in Lightroom CC, Pixelmator, or Affinity Photo.

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New Mobile Setup (Reveal) by Alain Zarinelli

As I posted last week, my MacBook Pro crashed in early November while on the road. Fortunately, I have all my photo files on an external (wireless) Western Digital “MyPassport” drive, as well as backed up to a LaCie Rugged SSD connected to the MyPassport via USB 3.0, so no fundamental data was lost in that event. I only lost the parametric RAW changes I had stored in my mobile Lightroom catalog...

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