Here’s a very impressive New York Panorama via Daily Web Thing. Nice!
What are your options when you don’t run Windows or Mac and/or don’t want to use proprietary software? Niklas Saers covers some of the options in this blog post. Thanks to him, I learned about ISO Noise Reduction, a GIMP plugin, which I’ll give a try tomorrow. I usually use DCAM Noise, or selective blur […]
Interesting thread on the EOS forums on stock photography websites. I’m a member of both Shutterstock and I Stock Photo but I haven’t been very persistent in uploading photos. After all the trouble one goes to to become a member it’s worth remembering to upload stuff sometimes!
Here’s a long list of channel mixer settings to emulate various black & white films. I used the high contrast setting for the photo below but the different types of film create interesting effects. It’s worth checking them out, but don’t get hung up on them – one setting will suit one particular type of […]
Ted Leung offers advice on what camera books to buy. I’ve read two of them, both books by Bryan Peterson: Understanding Exposure: How to Shoot Great Photographs with a Film or Digital Camera Learning to See Creatively I have to echo Ted’s sentiments. “Understanding Exposure” was an eye opener for me, but “Learning to see […]
Michael Tapes has found what could be a major problem for advanced users of the new Canon 5D. It has a “custom settings” function that records a set of parameters such as aperture and EV so they’re available with the flick of a switch. The problem occurs when you’re shooting in custom mode but change […]