It’s an exciting time for digital photographers. Apple released the latest version of Aperture this week, and even diehard Lightroom users are intrigued by some of its new features. Interestingly, it’s the lighter additions like slideshows and easy book creation that are appealing to the professionals.
With the iPad looming on the horizon, many photographers are thinking about all the ways it might change consumption and enjoyment of their images. The 9.7 inch backlit display would be a stunning new way to show off galleries, portfolios, and photo books, as well as the HD video clips that many photographers are now shooting on their DSLRs.
I sat down with photographers Mikkel Aaland and Colin Finlay to talk about their Mac software tools of choice, the appeal of shooting video, tricks for traveling light, and the possibilites of the iPad.