Friday Image No. 177

Derwentwater sunset, Keswick, The Lake District. Fuji X-T2, 10-24 lens, ISO200 1/20″ at f/11.0. Kase 3 stop reverse ND grad. Tripod mounted. It’s great how a nuclear sunset can cheer me up. I’ve had a lot of problems thrown at me this week and been let...

DxO Photolab and DNG

John Rylands Library, Manchester. Fuji X-T2, 10-24mm at 12mm, ISO800, 1/3″ at f/7.1. Handheld leaning on the stair handrail for support. I have been experimenting with DxO Photolab again. I really like the software but before I can commit to buying it, I need it to...

FUJIFILM X RAW Studio 1.1.1 Released

Fujifilm released a minor update to FUJIFILM X RAW Studio: Windows – Download Here The software update Ver.1.1.1 incorporates the following issue: The compatibility when changing the “display” setting of Windows OS is added OSX – Download Here The software update Ver.1.1.1 incorporates the following issue: The...

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...