Articles and reviews – Northlight Images http://www.northlight-images.co.uk Leicester professional photography Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:04:44 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.7 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/cropped-site-icon-32x32.png Articles and reviews – Northlight Images http://www.northlight-images.co.uk 32 32 How to use a shift lens on your camera http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/how-to-use-a-shift-lens-on-your-camera/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/how-to-use-a-shift-lens-on-your-camera/#respond Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:04:44 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19671 How to use a shift lens on a camera, the results you get and why you should use one. Perspective control and changing your viewpoint with specialist lenses, Why doing it in camera beats software

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Taking better photos is up to you http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/taking-better-photos-is-up-to-you/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/taking-better-photos-is-up-to-you/#respond Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:51:27 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19781 Taking better photos is up to you and why better kit is mostly an illusion. Looking at some simple ways to get more out of your photography and thinking about why you are doing it. The problem of wondering what to photograph next.

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Sigma Art lens firmware for Canon http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/sigma-art-lens-firmware-for-canon/ Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:45:02 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19768 Sigma has released a number of Art lens firmware updates for Canon cameras | SIGMA 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | SIGMA 20mm F1.4 DG HSM | SIGMA 24mm F1.4 DG HSM | SIGMA 12-24mm F4 DG HSM | SIGMA 50-100mm F1.8 DC HSM | SIGMA 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | SIGMA 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary

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Luminar update http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/luminar-update-2/ Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:13:55 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19731 Skylum have the Luminar Version 1.3 update available for Mac and Windows.
It's a free update for registered users of the image editing software.

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Canon TS-E 24mm 3.5L II review http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/canon-ts-e-24mm-3-5l-ii-review/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/canon-ts-e-24mm-3-5l-ii-review/#respond Wed, 11 Jul 2018 08:55:17 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19473 Review of the Canon TS-E 24mm F3.5L II tilt/shift lens. Looking at lens performance, features and how and why you would use it. Comparison with the original Canon TS-E24mm lens

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Canon TS-E17mm f4L review http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/canon-ts-e17mm-f4l-review/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/canon-ts-e17mm-f4l-review/#respond Thu, 05 Jul 2018 12:06:01 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19214 Canon TS-E17mm f4L ultra wide tilt/shift lens review and usage guide. How using a lens with shift and tilt can make a huge difference to your photography

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SDUC Express new memory card format http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/sduc-express-new-memory-card-format/ Thu, 28 Jun 2018 09:06:31 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19480 SDUC Express memory card formats announced that will allow 128TB Storage and 985MB/s transfer speed. Compatible with previous SD card formats. The Express interface allows SD Express memory cards to serve as a removable Solid State Drives (SSD)

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ProGrade card reader and cards http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/prograde-card-reader-and-cards/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/prograde-card-reader-and-cards/#respond Thu, 28 Jun 2018 09:01:39 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19434 Review: Looking at the ProGrade USB 3.1 Gen. 2 card reader and SDXC cards. Why faster memory cards and readers make a difference and why you should consider updating your old cards. What all those little symbols on SD cards mean to you.

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TS-E45mm F2.8 lens review http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/ts-e45mm-f2-8-lens-review/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/ts-e45mm-f2-8-lens-review/#respond Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:45:04 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19112 Review of the Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8 tilt/shift lens. How to use the ±8 degrees of tilt and ±11mm of shift offered by the lens. Should you consider saving a lot of money, buying a TS-E45mm over the latest TS-E50mm?

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Nik plugins by DxO – review info. http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/nik-plugins-by-dxo-review-info/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/nik-plugins-by-dxo-review-info/#respond Sat, 23 Jun 2018 12:42:50 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19393 Looking at the Nik image editing plugins - The updated version of the Nik plugin collection is launched by DxO with improved compatibility for modern apps. Links to all of Keith's detailed reviews of the plugins

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