Alternatives to The Creative Cloud 4

Today, I’m going to continue my series looking at alternatives to Adobe’s Creative Cloud subscription. I do this because not everyone is happy to rent their software on subscription. Personally, I quite like the renting arrangement as it gives me access to the latest versions...

Alternatives to the Creative Cloud 3

This image has nothing to do with the post, I just like it.Today I would like to share a further idea about an alternative to the Adobe Creative Cloud that you may not have considered.  Or, perhaps you have considered it but ruled it out...

Ten Firmware Updates for the Fujifilm X-T2 and X-Pro2

Fujifilm will soon release a firmware update for their flagship cameras, the X-T2 and the X-Pro2. The first update is due end of March, and the second one will be released end of May. The update, as stated by them, is reflective of user requests...

Alternatives to the Creative Cloud 1

Marloes, Pembrokeshire. I shot this image in 2009. Had I not added keywords that I could search on in Lightroom, I would have struggled to find it again. I recently read that Adobe is withdrawing the traditional full purchase option from Lightroom and Photoshop and that...

Fujifilm Camera Remote 2.2.0 Adds Fujifilm GFX 50S, X-T20, X100F Support

Description The FUJIFILM Camera Remote is an application provided by FUJIFILM that can operate wireless-equipped digital cameras by remote control to shoot images and to view images and movies in the camera and to transfer them to smartphones or tablets. Download from iTunes or Google Play. [Features] -This application provides the following...

Iridient X-Transformer 1.0 beta 1 Tested

Iridient developer is considered by many to be key to X-Trans image quality excellence (Fujifilm X-T2, X-Pro2, X-T1, X-T10, etc….). It is known for providing additional sharpness and avoiding the “worm/water color” effect that some people see when processing their RAW files in Lightroom. So,...

Iridient X-Transformer 1.0 beta 1 Released

Iridient X-Transformer is a utility that can be used to convert Fujifilm RAF images to DNG format using Iridient Digital’s high quality RAW processing algorithms. Much of the core RAW processing, sharpening, noise reduction and lens corrections featured in this program are shared with Iridient Developer a...

Friday Image No. 118

Trees on Holme Fell, The Lake Distirct, England. See the blog text for image details. Yet another week over and we are rapidly approaching Christmas. Then it’s soon going to be New Year and I will be beating myself up that I haven’t achieved half of...

Sharpening the Fuji X-T2 RAW

Sunrise in the Peak District. Fuji XT2 + 16-55 lens + 0.3 ND Grad filter. I have now been shooting with the Fuji X-T2 for a couple of months. Whilst I have only had a few outings, I’m very pleased with the results. I like the...