Reduce Shadow Noise in Lightroom

Sometimes you can come across an image where the shadows are quite noisy, but there are still details in the mid tones or highlights that you don’t want to soften by applying too much overall noise reduction. You can actually just apply noise reduction to...

XT-3 Swap Over Complete

Well it’s done after a few months of just not having time to swap over my Office Vlog set up, I decided today to make the Change !  I have been using the Canon 200D with the Rode Video Micro after my Rode Videomic Pro...

Ireland break.

Achill iphone7Working as a full time Professional Photographer is not easy at times and the hardest part it taking a break and  going on Holiday. When photography was a hobby you used to get really excited about you next trip to try out that new...

Landscape Photography Road Trip

Tree near to Keld, The Yorkshire Dales. Fuji X-T2, 16-55 lens, ISO200, 1/20″ at f/11. Trpid mounted, Kase polarising filter and ND grad.The other weekend I met up with a friend of mine, Steve O’Nions. The intention was to shoot some landscapes in an area...

Best Image Editors Compared: On1 Photo RAW 2018

I just published a new video in my series comparing the best photo editors. This time it’s the turn of On1 Photo RAW 2018. I have used On1 products for many years, but the software never really impressed me. Instead I gravitated to the Nik...

VIDEO: Rockhopper of Percuel Part One: A TYPICAL DAY

Sunrise in the North Sea - Fujifilm X-H1 + XF10-24mm f4After the first teaser video for the new series of features on the Rockhopper of Percuel, a fishing boat working out of Dunbar Harbour was posted last week, I have put the final touches to...

VIDEO: New Fujifilm Interview with Jeff Carter

On the 15 February 2018 Fujifilm launched the new X-H1 compact system camera.  As an X Photographer I was asked to be part of the test team for the new camera and Fujifilm sent a film crew to Bahrain to film an interview with myself...

Friday Image No.172

Blackpool pier and beach. Fuji X-T2, Fuji 18-55 lens, ISO200, 1/450″ at f/8.0. Handheld. On Monday, just before the arrival of the snow and arctic winds in the UK, I visited Blackpool. I have already shared one of the images from that trip, where the performance...

Moving ahead with X-H1.

If a GFX do get married with a X-T2 and if they ever have  an offspring; it will definitely looks like the new X-H1 in the design department. This camera certainly inherits certain design cues from its parents. It has sexy dials from X-T2....