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  • Review – Kuuvik Capture V2 kuuvik capture 2Kuuvic Capture review covers improvements and changes found in version 2 of the camera tethering software. Tested with a 50MP Canon 5Ds DSLR
  • Review – Noiseless Pro noiseless proNoiseless Pro plugin and app from MacPhun. Mac software (version 1) gives fine control over the removal of noise from digital images
  • Canon TS-E17mm f4L 17mm tilt-shift lensInformation, sample images and review details for the Canon TS-E17mm f4L tilt-shift lens. Tested on a Canon 1Ds mk3 and in 2015 a 50MP 5Ds
  • Canon 5Ds is fine with old lenses 5ds oly50Despite worries that many more megapixels might mean old lenses needed replacing, some tests with a 5Ds show that it benefits all lenses. A rising tide floats all boats
  • Canon 5Ds print performance Canon 5dsEvaluating the Canon 5Ds in terms of real world print performance with a great lens, specifically comparing prints taken with the 11MP EOS 1Ds and 21MP EOS 1Ds mk3. Prints edited and optimised for each camera at a range of sizes
  • Review update Piccure+ V2.5 piccure 25 runningUpdate to Piccure+ software. V2.5. Software speed improved along with image correction features such as blur reduction and chromatic aberration
  • Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III impressions 1ds and 1ds3Initial thoughts and longer term view of using the Canon EOS 1Ds mark 3 DSLR. First used in November 2007, it was Keith Cooper's main camera until May 2015
  • Taxis and your photo business melonsHow business models change, and your need to adapt. Why a ride sharing taxi application could signify big changes in photography or maybe it won't. Think about it now, or risk an unwanted surprise later.
  • Hama Daytour 180 camera bag review hama daytour180Camera back pack review. Hama Daytour 180 is a soft rucksack style camera bag that is well padded with many internal pockets and a rain cover
  • Datacolor Spyder5Elite review spyder5 eliteReview of the Spyder5Elite monitor calibrator and profiling software. Datacolor Spyder5 supports multiple monitors, and projector calibration. Custom settings allow for more flexibility in selecting optimal calibration and profiling.
  • Epson SureColor SC-P800 printer review Epson sc-p800 frontDetailed review of the Epson SureColor P800 printer. A2 sheet paper (17" width) and roll paper support. Tested with a variety of paper types, colour and B&W
  • Review update – Tonality Pro v1.2 tonality-proReview update - Tonality Pro 1.2 Improved functionality and performance for MacPhun's specialist image editing plugin and app for B&W photography
  • Review of Piccure+ software trees near Crested ButteSoftware to sharpen image detail lost through lens softness. Also corrects chromatic aberration, noise and small amounts of camera shake.
  • Canon EF 11-24mm f4L review EF 11-24 on 1Ds3Detailed review and testing of the Canon EF11-24 f4L ultra-wide zoom lens. Tested on a full frame Canon 1Ds3 Mk3. Also compared with other wide angle lenses.
  • Review – Topaz ReStyle a cold dayReview of the image editing plugin Restyle from Topaz Labs. Image alterations are based on palettes of selected colour and tone
  • BenQ PG2401PT monitor review benq2401Review of BenQ PG2401PT, a wide gamut LCD monitor that comes with a version of X-Rite's i1Profiler software for calibration and profiling
  • 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.
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