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...

New Affinity Photo

I’m sat here playing around with this photo. Nothing new I suspect your saying to yourself. This difference though is this is on my iPad. And even better, it’s not Adobe Photoshop Express, its Affinity Photo for iPad. When I opened my emails this...

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...