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...

Adobe Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC 2018 Announced

So the rumors were true and Adobe did, in fact, release a new version of Lightroom, which is broken down into CC and CC classic. This CC seems to be geared toward professionals that want to access all of there pictures and edits everywhere, while CC...

Best Fuji Profile for Green

The Peak District. Fuji X-T2, 18-135 lens, ISO200, f/13.0, 1/60″.If you’re a Fuji shooter who uses Lightroom to process your RAW files, I’m sure you will appreciate the excellent Fuji Colour Profiles. Although Lightroom provides a default Adobe Standard profile, it’s often worth experimenting with...

Upgrading Exposure

Porth Kidney Sands, Cornwall. Olympus EM5 and 12-40mm lens. ISO200, 1/640″ at f/7.1. Processing in Exposure X2 with the Velvia 100 film simulation.I have finally taken the plunge and upgraded my copy of Exposure from Alien Skin. This is a great all-purpose piece of editing...

Looking for a Nik Collection Alternative

Sony RX10 image following processing in On 1 Photo RAW. One of the alternatives to the Nik Collection.It seems that there’s growing concern over how long the Nik Collection will now last. Many photographers have already started to look for alternatives. Whilst I personally think...

ON1 Photo RAW 2017.5 Released

ON1 Photo RAW 2017.5 released an update today and they continue to improve Fujifilm X-Trans support. Finding Middle Earth started cranking out videos when the update dropped today. Above the new ON1 sharpening tool is impressive and from the little bit of testing I have done with my...