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  • Three Olmec Photo papers – review three reflectionsPaper review. Three different Olmec photo paper types, including pearl and metallic finishes. Papers profiled and tested for the Epson P600
  • Multiple Scans of Black and White film compared galleryAfter reviewing the Epson Perfection V850 film scanner, Keith Cooper looks at the same piece of film scanned in several different scanners, including drum scanning
  • Epson SureColor P600 printer review epson sc-p600Detailed Epson SureColor P600 review. The SC-P600 is an A3 plus (13" width) pigment ink printer tested with different papers for colour and black & white. It supports borderless printing, roll paper and CD/DVD printing
  • Epson SureColor P600 initial setup printing with Epson sc-p600Setting up the Epson SC-P600 A3plus (13 inch width) printer. Installing inks, drivers and connecting the printer to your computer.
  • DxO Optics Pro V10 – Review green flashImage processing with version 10 of DxO Optics Pro. Lighting adjustment, lens corrections and processing of camera RAW files and photos
  • Review – Topaz Glow V1 bird headReview of Topaz Glow. Version 1 of the image editing plugin to extract detail, edges and lines and apply artistic effects to images
  • MegaMast – a 28 foot camera tripod/mast review down street from 28 feetCarbon fibre tripod takes up to 6lbs of camera gear up to heights of 28 feet (8.4 metres). Tested with CamRanger wifi based remote control unit for cameras. Full pan and tilt control with acces to camera settings and live view on iPad/Phone/computer
  • Epson V850 film scanner review Review of the Epson Perfection V850 flatbed scanner. 6400dpi scanning for transparencies, 4800 dpi for photographs. Film and slide holders included
  • Print setup for a new fine art paper using isis spectrophotometerSetup and profiling an unknown new paper for colour and Black & White printing. Looking at the whole process including media settings and types, and creating icc printer profiles.
  • Review update – Topaz Impression V1.1.1 pizza bikes hopper styleUpdated review for Topaz Impression Version 1.1.1. Wider range of adjustment options and preset styles for creative editing of images
  • Local prints sell Saundersfoot in WalesIf you want to sell landscape photography, then local views will almost always sell better. Some observations about the business of selling prints. Why some things work better and why you as a photographer may not be the best person to ask.
  • How much ink is there in my cartridges Canon 700ml ink cartridgeEstimated printer ink capacities for different cartridge types for OEM inkjet printers from different manufacturers (Canon, Epson and HP)
  • Review of Topaz Impression V1.0 Saundersfoot in WalesTopaz Impression. Review of version 1 of the image editing plugin to create artistic interpretations of photographic images, and edit them
  • Canon Pixma PRO-100 printer review Canon pixma pro-100Detailed review of the Canon Pixma PRO-100 printer. A 13" width (A3+ paper size) dye ink based printer for colour and black and white.
  • Museo Silver Rag review clock tower printed on Silver RagLooking at Museo Silver Rag 300gsm semi-gloss cotton rag paper, tested on a Canon iPF8300. Paper supplied under the Canon Oce brand.
  • Museo Max 250 cotton rag paper Night image of Leicester used for print testTesting Museo Max 250, a cotton OBA free smoothish ('velina') matt art paper on the Canon iPF8300. Includes print set-up details
  • Becoming a freelance photographer product photography setup5 Things to know - It's just over 10 years ago that I decided to put away my business suit and become a full time professional photographer. I'm still regularly asked how to do it, and what is needed.
  • Review of Tonality Pro tonality pro Review of Tonality Pro Software from Macphun to create black and white images from colour photographs. Plugin Version 1. Apple Mac software
  • Review update Topaz Adjust V5.1 fish creek fallsUpdated review for Topaz Adjust V5.1 image editing plugin. New cleaner, more modern interface, effects previews and ability to mask effects.
  • Review of Topaz ReMask V4 Pacific beach - north CaliforniaTopaz ReMask version 4 review. Image editing plugin for cutting out sections of images using various selection processes and tools.

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