Can Affinity Photo Replace Photoshop?

Reservoire at Crowden. Fuji X-XT2, 18-135 lens. All processing in Affinity Photo. It appears a lot of people are looking for a Photoshop alternative at present. One question that comes up increasingly is, can Affinity Photo replace Photoshop. Only the other day a book cover designer...

Fujifilm X RAW Studio and X RAW Studio vs Lightroom

I like many haven’t really found a use for Fujifilm X RAW Studio in my workflow, but the above video from Fujifilm about Yukio Uchida made me reconsider the utility of the software a little. If you like to shoot a final baked in photo with...

Fujifilm Camera Remote 3.1.0 Released Today: Adds Bluetooth GPS and Time Sync Support

Fujifilm camera remote 3.1.0 now supports date and time sync and/or location information with cameras that offer Bluetooth capabilities. The Fujifilm X-E3 is currently Fujifilm’s most Bluetooth friendly camera so hopefully, this feature works well for X-E3 owners. You can download the Fujifilm remote app from the iTunes Store and Google Play Store...

Capture One 11 Released

Capture One 11 was released today with a lot of new features and improvements that make it a more attractive purchase than ever. It’s on my short list of software to replace Lightroom, but it will need GFX support to be a serious contender for me....

Fujifilm launches FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO (for Mac users for now)

Fujifilm has just made the Mac version of its new FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO available for download. According to Fujifilm, “this free software enables photographers to quickly and easily convert RAW files with outstanding image quality, once a camera is connected to a Mac or...

Cheap Software Transformed my Fuji Processing

Last week I blogged to explain why I was reluctant to make image submissions from the Fuji X-T2. Then after some internal debate with myself, I made a few submissions. The results are back, and the submitted files passed QA. What I now need to...

DxO Now Owns Nik Software

These past couple weeks have been a roller coaster for photography software. For some companies, the past couple years have been a roller coaster, too — Nik software in particular. In May of 2017, Google (which had owned Nik software since 2012) announced they were ceasing new...

Saying Goodbye To Lightroom

In the eyes of many photographers, Adobe made a fatal error the other day when they abandoned their standalone edition of Lightroom in favor of an Adobe Creative Cloud based subscription model. The excitement accompanying the launch of Lightroom CC 2018/CC Classic 2018 quickly turned...

Iridient Developer 3.2 Released With Fujifilm X-E3 Support

Iridient Developer 3.2 is another Adobe alternative for those unhappy with the move to cloud and it’s designed primarily with Fujifilm Cameras in mind. The latest version adds Fujifilm X-E3 support in addition to the following features: New Features: New Lightroom plug-in for faster, easier...