If you stitch two images taken with a shifted lens, on a stationary camera, then parallax error is no great problem with distant scenes (landscape/architecture).
However, interior shots with foreground objects against a more distant background can show problems from the (up to) 24mm shift in viewpoint.
The pro P TSE adapter (V2), available from [...]
Whilst there are lots of articles about the technical side of photography on the web, there are far fewer about -why- you might choose to take a particular shot, and why you might choose to make a print from one picture, as opposed to an other shot at the same location, maybe only seconds from [...]
The latest version of Autopano Giga (V3), from Kolor, now offers a number of new geometric projections and improved masking for unwanted content from component images.
Review link: Autopano Giga V3 review
The software is what I use to create some of our large architectural prints, including the 14 metre long one of Leicester City [...]
Basic camera setup for product photography.
After spending a week photographing envelopes and packets of paper, I’ve written up some of the lighting and colour management options I like to set -before- taking thousands of photos.
Article link: Product photography camera setup
A few simple steps with a grey card or ColorChecker card can save [...]
The image processing and manipulation plugins from Nik software cover every part of my workflow after I’ve converted my camera files from their original RAW format. I’ve now written reviews of all the current versions of the plugins with the review of Dfine 2, for image noise reduction.
Review Link: Nik Dfine 2.0
Finishing this [...]
How much better are cameras and printers getting?
Future modular camera
Are the reasons to upgrade your camera kit getting less and less?
I’m very lucky to have a job that I enjoy, as a professional photographer, and via the articles I write here, having the opportunity to try out new equipment and software.
Viewfinders for the older photographer…
Still useful – the Canon Angle Finder ‘C’ – what I used before ‘Liveview’ and still keep in my bag.
One of those minor irritations of getting older is a decreasing ability to focus close.
I’ve alway been a little long sighted, and whilst I’ve had glasses since [...]
Producing better photos and prints without spending much money
This week has been a busy one, with all the work on fixing this site, and fitting in several architectural photo shoots.
What’s been really helpful though, are two talks I’ve given to photographers groups in Nottingham and Coventry. I do a few of these presentations [...]
So, where next in the world of photography?
It’s that lull after Photokina, where all the assorted photography tech press make their way back from Cologne and file their numerous ‘hands on reports’ about the latest kit on show.
Myself, I went down to Devon in the UK – superb weather, and all the summer [...]
Using some of my architectural photography for a good cause Photographs of St. Mary de Castro church in Leicester
The nearby church of St Mary de Castro has a wonderful spire, dating from around 1400. It’s built on a tower dating from 1300, that’s built from inside a church (lack of space) that dates from [...]