Category Archives for "Review"

Jan 28

#553. Straight Outta the Darkroom

By pascaljappy | Review

This is a very interesting guest post by Brian Patterson on how and why to adapt enlarger lenses to outfit modern day cameras. Refreshing … Be sure to click on the clematis shot, it is full size and shows the lovely image quality of the lens. Brian, thanks a lot for sharing this.   That’s […]

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Jan 05

#544. Photo Editing: A Fresh Start at Casa DS!

By pascaljappy | Review

A few weeks ago, my article (The MacBook Pro. Overpriced gimmick or World’s best laptop for photographers ?) garnered comments that where overwhelmingly … divided. Talk about entrenched camps. Interestingly, the transfuges who raised their hands seemed to be exiting the Mac world, drawn by the sirens of powerful GPU cards (Razer Blade …) and innovative thinking (Microsoft […]

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Dec 08

#535. Lightroom vs Capture One in B&W

By pascaljappy | Review

Continuing my comparison of Adobe Lightroom and Phase One Capture One photo editors, here is a sequence on B&W conversions. So it’s fitting to start with a colour image, right? Just to set the scene of the first conversion. This conversion used one of the built-in presets. The one below used a second. We can […]

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Nov 25

#530. LightRoom vs Capture One in Berlin

By pascaljappy | Review

While Paul navigated Japan and experimented with the very promising Luminar software, I was closer to home, in Berlin, making a set of photographs in various situations to compare the outputs of Capture One and Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom got me very excited in the early days. Compared to my workhorse of the moment, Photoshop, the […]

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Nov 19

#529. Luminar. Does it work?

By Paul Perton | Review

Yes, it does and I’m beginning to like it a lot.   For a V1.0 release it’s pretty good. No crashes, interfaces with Lightroom, Aperture, PS etc.   I’ve not tried all the options and have done little more than fiddle so far, but as an editor, I’m impressed. The browser/workflow tools are still in […]

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Sep 15

#512b. The perfect gentleman

By philberphoto | Review

Ah, what is so rare as a perfect gentleman ? He is always appropriately dressed, but never calls attention upon himself, the way a dandy would. He always fits in, yet maintains a distinctive identity. He never puts a foot wrong, whatever the circumstances. And, as and when matters require it, he always comes through for […]

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