1. To DNG or not to DNG?

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    An interesting case came up recently in a photography competition, where the winning photograph of a Nature category was queried by member of the club as to its authenticity. There was debate about the relative size of this creature to that creature and the relative depth of field and various...
  2. Head in the clouds

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    So the world is a changing place, a fast moving world where updating something every 18 months no longer cuts the mustard in Adobe’s eyes. The Creative Suite moves from a product you can purchase, or steal if you’re a unscrupulous pirate fiend, to a subscription based offering by way...
  3. Plastic Fantastic

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    The latest Apple iPhone 5 has just been released, with all its technical wizardry on show, including a new improved camera (though not much improved, which personally I think was a missed opportunity for ever increasing “iphonographers”), and the Photokina technology show is the launch place for so much new...
  4. Making a B&W Photograph

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    Having recently had some nostalgia for film photography and more precisely a medium for black and white photography, I was searching the glorious web for the best way to live in the film and digital realm and found this article by Rich Seiling, a professional photographer and founder of West...
  5. Evolution of an Image

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    How did you take that photo? A question often posed by photographers and one not just answered by technical means. An article by Carsten Krieger on the dpreview website takes you through the process of the image. The hardest part, is taking the time – you can (admittedly if you...
  6. Artistic Rant

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    Time for a rant about the state of photography and the desire to make photography into paintings. With the advent of Photoshop, Paintshop Pro, CorelDraw etc, creating digital artwork and the ability to turn photographs into a painterly effect has become possible at the press of a few buttons, but...

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