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  • Kuuvik Capture V3.1 review update Kuuvik Capture V3.1 review updateReview update Kuuvik Capture camera tethering software is updated to V3.1 Looking at new software features and multi-point live view mode, particularly useful when focusing a tilted lens
  • Photo business advice for your competitors Photo business advice for your competitorsPhoto business advice that is probably best for your competitors - Business advice you'll hear and read, and should know when to avoid. (pt.5)
  • DxO Optics Pro V11 review DxO Optics Pro V11 reviewLooking at DxO Optics Pro V11. Review of the RAW image processing software that Keith Cooper uses for processing many of his images. The review builds on his experiences of using the software since it first came out
  • Setting up the Epson P5000 printer Setting up the Epson P5000 printerSetting up the 17" Epson P5000 printer - installation & setup for the SureColor P5000 A2 printer, software configuration, networking and colour calibration
  • 10 more unwise photo business tips 10 more unwise photo business tips10 more unwise photo business tips from our collection - Photography business ideas you may hear that are not as good as they seem (pt.4)
  • More popular myths of pro photography More popular myths of pro photographyMore common photography business myths, why many popular business tips for photographers are probably quite wrong for your photographic business (pt.3)
  • Luminar Neptune review update Luminar Neptune review updateLuminar Neptune review update - The MacPhun Image editor version 1.2 adds new features, operating modes and overall performance. Follows on from Keith's full review
  • Photography business tips that miss the point Photography business tips that miss the pointMore common photography business tips are discussed, along with reasons that they may not be particularly good ones for a successful business (pt.2)
  • Canon PIXMA MG3650 review Canon PIXMA MG3650 reviewReview notes for the Canon PIXMA MG3650. Looking at setup and basic functionality for the A4 4 ink printer. Photo printing and document scanning
  • Photography business tips that are wrong Photography business tips that are wrongSome common photography business tips are discussed, suggesting that many popular ideas are simply wrong for your photographic business (pt.1)
  • X-rite i1 Profiler product overview and reviews X-rite i1 Profiler product overview and reviewsX-rite i1 Profiler product updates and reviews of features and functionality for creating icc profiles for devices (such as printers and monitors)
  • Moving back to film photography Moving back to film photographyReturning to film? Rediscovering old film equipment offers a simpler more direct world of photography. Is it time for Keith to buy some camera batteries and rolls of film?
  • Ultra high resolution view of Leicester city centre Ultra high resolution view of Leicester city centreAn ultra high resolution view of Leicester city centre from the roof of St George's tower, that you can zoom in to and explore - approximately 4700 megapixels
  • Review: LensPacks lens holders for camera bags Review: LensPacks lens holders for camera bagsReview of LensPacks lens retainer for camera bags. Lens mount device holds lenses firmly into a camera bag, reducing movement and speeds up swapping lenses.
  • Samyang XP 14mm f/2.4 lens review Samyang XP 14mm f/2.4 lens reviewSamyang XP 14mm f/2.4 / Rokinon Special Performance (SP) 14mm F2.4 lens review - manual focus ultra wide angle lens, tested on the Canon 5Ds 50MP full frame camera, also available in Nikon F mount
  • The changing light at sunset – photographing buildings The changing light at sunset - photographing buildingsPhotographing buildings as the sun sets - an experiment to look at the changing light, and how a few minutes makes all the difference. A series of photos taken after the sun sets gives a feel for the range of lighting variation you can use
  • Large prints – The Photography Show 2017 Large prints - The Photography Show 2017All about making bigger prints. Articles and reviews that expand upon issues covered in Keith Cooper's talks and presentations at the Photography Show at the NEC in Birmingham in March 2017
  • Photographic skill without marketing is just a hobby Photographic skill without marketing is just a hobbyWhy photographic skill without business marketing is just a hobby. How to be better than most pro photographers at running a photo business, by thinking about it seriously.
  • View from St. George’s Tower, Leicester View from St. George's Tower, LeicesterA 300 megapixel view of Leicester city centre from St. George's Tower. Looking northwest along Charles Street towards the city. Image can be zoomed and panned to explore the view
  • FoCal autofocus adjustment and calibration software review FoCal autofocus adjustment and calibration software reviewReview of FoCal autofocus adjustment and calibration software. The software from Reikan automates camera autofocus microadjustment for many Nikon and Canon cameras that have the feature. Works for Mac and Windows and includes additional functions for evaluating some aspects of lens performance.

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