The Canon PRO-10 A3+ printer is the second in the new PRO printer range, and supersedes the 9500 mk2. I’ve had one here a few weeks and have written a longish review.
Full Review Link: Canon Pixma PRO-10
It’s got 10 pigment based inks, which include Matt and Photo Black, and a gloss coat ‘colour [...]
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 [...]
Nik Software’s Silver Efex Pro 2 is a really useful plugin that I’ve used for a lot of my black and white prints in the last few years.
Sometimes though, getting one part of an image to look the way you want creates unwanted effects in other areas. This is most noticeable in fairly flat [...]
i1Profiler adds Scanner profiling
When i1Profiler first came out, it was noticed that some of the functionality of earlier software hadn’t made it through into the new software.
Well, X-rite have released an update to profiler (V1.4.2) which adds the capability of profiling scanners, with a range of targets.
Review link: i1Profiler Scanner profiling
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 [...]
DxO have produced a software application and plugin (Photoshop and Lightroom) that offers some interesting correction options for image geometry.
Review link: DxO Viewpoint V1.1
From my own point of view, the most interesting correction is for the distortions you get with groups of faces when shooting with a very wide angle lens.
This isn’t [...]
Last year I looked at Nik’s HDR Efex Pro plugin, and have just finished writing up a review of the latest version, which works with Photoshop, Aperture and Lightroom.
Review Link: Nik HDR Efex Pro 2
The new design makes it a lot easier to experiment with the different options, and to my mind also [...]