Category Archives: rants

PIPA and SOPA

A lot of major websites are taking themselves offline today, or at least changing their logos in protest.  We here at Brian Johns Photography World Headquarters are not altering the website, but we still want to raise awareness of the … Continue reading

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Mac Pro: not enough ports!

I’m moving my desk and computer around which means disconnecting the entire thing and reconnecting it in another room. So this is a fine time to think about the design of the Mac Pro, as it relates to ports on … Continue reading

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Lightroom “plug-ins” are not really plug-ins

Sorry for the quick entry without all the hyperlinks I normally put in, but I’m about to have breakfast in Hawaii and I just wanted to get this off my chest. First off, let me say that I’m a huge … Continue reading

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How some people use flickr…

It has come to my attention that some people use flickr as the primary repository for their pictures.  Then, for some reason or another (warranted or unwarranted) flickr closes their account and they apparently lose access to all of their … Continue reading

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Working for Free – Photography is not Plumbing

There’s been a huge discussion going on recently on The Interwebs about photographers working for free.  Big-time bloggers like David Hobby (of Strobist), Vincent Laforet, Chase Jarvis, and John Harrington are all talking about it right now due to a … Continue reading

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Adobe continues install stupidity in CS4?

According to this Hardmac.com rumor, Adobe’s installer is STILL refusing to install the Creative Suite on case-sensitive file systems.  This is an issue that bit me hard earlier this year when I had to reinstall my Mac just to install … Continue reading

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