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William Porter is an independent software developer, writer and photographer in Dallas, Texas.

Photo Ninja 1.0 review: the dark horse in the Raw converter sweepstakes

Photo Ninja, a new Raw converter and photo-processing app, makes a very good first impression. Should serious photographers take notice?

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Review: ACDSee Pro 2 for Mac photo manager plays catch-up but isn't there yet

ACDSee Pro 2 has a great pedigree, and even though version 2 isn’t everything one might want, it shows a lot of promise.

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Review: Sony Cyber-shot RX100 digital camera

The RX100 is a pocket-size, go-anywhere camera that provides outstanding image quality, with ergonomics that make taking control of the device easy and enjoyable.

Review: Sony Alpha SLT-A57

Sony blends image quality, ease of use, shooting options, and reasonable price in this advanced camera for consumers.

Review: Sony Alpha SLT-A77

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 differs from conventional DSLRs, and is more useful and fun to shoot with.

Raw vs. JPEG: Which should you shoot and when?

Both imaging formats have benefits and liabilities. The trick is to figure out which one is a better match for your situation.

Do you really need a DSLR?

Photographer Will Porter demonstrates that it's possible to take decent photos without spending a huge amount of money, and without having to buy an expensive and hard-to-use DSLR.

Pholium for iPad

This iPad photo book creation tool offers some cool features, but not enough to compete with analogous publication or photo editing services.

Get started with wedding photography

If a friend begs you to shoot her wedding and won’t take no for an answer, here are dozen technical tips that might help you survive photography’s equivalent of the triathlon.

FileMaker Go 12 for iPad and iPhone

FileMaker Go 12 lets you seamlessly access your FileMaker Pro database from your iOS devices.

Review: FileMaker Pro 12 and FileMaker Pro Advanced 12

With new versions of its entire FileMaker product line, FileMaker, Inc. extends its dominance of the Mac OS and iOS database world by offering improvements that will be valued by every type of FileMaker user.