Brand new architectural photography site

UK Architectural photography

After ten years of showcasing our architectural photography services on this site, we decided that it really was time for something newer and more visually appealing.

The front page of Northlight Images’ web site devoted to architectural photography.

I’ve created a whole new site, that not only showcases some of my [...]

Autopano Giga update to V3.5

100 degree FOV stitched image

Updated panoramic stitching software

This article is covers the new version of the software V3.5, which improves a number of aspects, such as its detection of matches in overlapping images.

I’ve written fairly detailed reviews of Autopano Giga elsewhere, if you’re new to the software: V2.6, V3.0

The major features of V3.5 are listed (at [...]

Epson Stylus Photo R2000 review

r2000 A3+ pigment ink printer

Epson R2000 producing a wide panoramic print

We’ve been testing Epson’s R2000 A3+ printer with a range of paper types and images.

For what is a printer at the lower end of Epson’s larger pigment ink based printers, I have to say that I was very impressed by its print quality, particularly when matched [...]

St Mary de Castro spire appeal

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 [...]

Making the 14 metre print

How it’s done – a 14 metre panoramic print

After lots of questions about the big print at my current exhibition, I’ve written up a detailed article covering all aspects of the making of the print.

Article Link: A 14 metre panoramic print

This runs from my initial experiments in panoramic image stitching, through to [...]

Prints on a wall

Photos showing the mounting of a new 14 metre long print of Leicester City Centre at dusk. The print is on view at the Leicester People’s Photography Gallery throughout May 2012 [...]

Review – Autopano Giga

It takes an awful lot of calculations for software to accurately stitch and blend sets of big images for panoramic views.

In fact I’ve long taken sets of images (hand held) when on my travels, with the thought of stitching them together one day when it was easier to do.

Recently I’ve been trying out [...]

Time for BIG prints

More testing of our GigaPan Epic Pro

I’ve been out with the GigaPan head again, looking for ways to use it for large prints.

The black and white shot is one of the squares on New Walk in Leicester, dating from the 1860′s

De Montfort Square, Leicester – Statue of Sir Robert Hall. Click [...]

GigaPan Epic Pro

Panoramic photography with the GigaPan Epic Pro

We’ve just got a GigaPan Epic Pro for some of our high resolution panoramic photography.

I’m hoping to have a more detailed review when work allows, but in the mean time I’ll post a few shorter updates here on the blog.

Here’s what I’ve used for some time [...]