Articles and reviews – Northlight Images http://www.northlight-images.co.uk Leicester professional photography Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:36:46 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.4 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 Irix 15mm lens review http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/irix-15mm-lens-review/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/irix-15mm-lens-review/#comments Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:54:27 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=16336 Review of the Irix 15mm f/2.4 Lens. Testing the Firefly model wide angle lens. Optically the same as the more solidly constructed Blackstone model. Tested on a Canon 5Ds

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KF Concept TC2534 Carbon Tripod review http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/kfconcept-tc2534-carbon-tripod-review/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/kfconcept-tc2534-carbon-tripod-review/#respond Mon, 04 Dec 2017 16:00:58 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=16250 K& F Concept TC2534 66" Carbon fibre tripod review. Light weight tripod, with ball head and optional monopod option. 10kg support

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Lens testing for coma with a laser star http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/lens-testing-coma-laser-star/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/lens-testing-coma-laser-star/#respond Sat, 02 Dec 2017 16:20:04 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=16236 Testing lenses for coma with a laser pointer star simulator in the daytime. Simple test setup also shows starburst diffraction spikes

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Luminar 2018 update http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/luminar-2018-update/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/luminar-2018-update/#respond Wed, 29 Nov 2017 12:07:35 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=16211 Luminar update V1.0.1 for Mac and Windows versions. Various fixes and improvements, including D850 RAW support

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Keith Cooper’s City Light Luminar presets http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/keith-cooper-city-light-luminar-presets/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/keith-cooper-city-light-luminar-presets/#respond Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:07:32 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=16189 Keith's 'City Light' presets for MacPhun's Luminar photo editing software. Developed for architectural images when converting from colour to B&W. Before and after examples, and how they differ from 'straight' B&W conversions. Also using them as a luminance adjustment for colour images.

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Canon imagePROGRAF TX-2000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/canon-imageprograf-tx-2000/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/canon-imageprograf-tx-2000/#respond Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:30:39 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=16174 Canon have announced the imagePROGRAF TX-2000 and TX-3000 printers. 24" and 44" pigment inkjet printers for CAD/GIS and poster reproduction. Dual roll media support.

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i1Studio calibration and profiling review http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/i1studio-calibration-profiling-review/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/i1studio-calibration-profiling-review/#comments Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:30:25 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=16013 X-Rite i1Studio calibration and profiling review. Calibrate monitors and projectors. Profile reflection and transmission scanners, and profile papers for colour and black and white printing.

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Affinity Photo V1.6 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/affinity-photo-v1-6/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/affinity-photo-v1-6/#respond Fri, 03 Nov 2017 13:25:03 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=16035 Affinity Photo V1.6 update released. Boosts performance and functionality - limited time offer for free extras.

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Luminar 2018 review http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/luminar-2018/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/luminar-2018/#comments Wed, 01 Nov 2017 10:10:13 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=15966 Luminar 2018 photo editing software - a review update. Filters, speed and attention to RAW processing, with asset management on its way

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Luminar 2018 aims at Lightroom http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/luminar-2018-aims-lightroom/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/luminar-2018-aims-lightroom/#respond Wed, 01 Nov 2017 10:02:56 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=15969 Luminar 2018 - image editing update for Mac and Windows. Adds new filters and RAW processing. Faster software and an expansion of editing flexibility

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