Working With Capture One and Affinity Photo

One of the questions that I get asked a lot is about using Affinity Photo with Capture One. For those who want to cut the Adobe chord, Affinity Photo is the most popular alternative to Photoshop, and it makes a good companion to Capture One....

Processing Fuji Files with Exposure X5: A Quick Look

When I talk about Processing Fuji raw files, I mostly cover Capture One and Lightroom (with X-transformer). While I still think that Capture One is the best overall option, there is another application that I've been using a lot lately, and that is Exposure X5....

FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO 1.8.1 Released For macOS Catalina

X Raw Studio 1.8.1 Download Here Other OSX Catalina Updates can be found here. Release Notes Ver.1.8.1 The software update Ver.1.8.1 incorporates the following issue: The compatibility with macOS 10.15.2 is added. The phenomenon with macOS 10.15.2 is fixed that the connection between the application...

The Benefits of RAW Format Photography

Whitby Pier at sunrise, Sony RX100, ISO80, f/5.0, 1/30″.I know that most if not every photographer reading this post will be aware of the benefits of shooting in RAW format. Despite this, I still wanted to emphasise one point by sharing this image. The image...

How to Pixel Peep Responsibly

The term “pixel peeping” is one of those loaded terms in photography. Like “chimping” it has become an insult used by photographers to cast shade on others. Also, like chimping, the “evils” of pixel peeping have been blown out of proportion. The actual act of...

Additional FUJIFILM Catalina Software Updates Released

Notice of FUJIFILM Application Software Used with “macOS 10.15 (Catalina)” October 31, 2019 Updated: November 14, 2019 Updated: November 28, 2019 FUJIFILM Corporation To our valued customers Thank you very much for purchasing and using our products. We have checked the performance of our application...

Have You Tried Topaz Gigapixel?

Scottish Highlands, Lake Assynt. Fuji X-T3, 18-55, ISO80, 1/6″, f/14.0. Tripod and Kase 0.9 Soft Grad.Gigapixel from Topaz is an image enlarger. The hype on the website says it uses machine learning to create more detailed enhancements. The website also shows lots of comparisons between...