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Samyang 12mm Fuji Real Life Lens Review

Samyang 12mm Fuji Real Life Lens Review In March 2019 I purchased a Samyang 12mm prime lens for my Fuji system. Since then I’ve been using this Samyang lens for Landscape Photography, alongside the Fuji 10-24. In this review, I’ll be sharing what’s great about this lens as well as what you might not like. Unlike a lot of lens ...
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Topaz Labs launches Gigapixel AI 5

Topaz Labs launches Gigapixel AI 5 I recently received an email from Topaz Labs to let me know that Gigapixel AI 5 had launched and as an existing Topaz Gigapixel user I had free upgrade to the latest version. Given how impressed I was when I tested Gigapixel AI 4 I was keen to see what improvements Topaz had made ...
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Free DxO Photography Webinars for July 2020

DxO Announces Free Photography Webinars for July 2020

DxO Announces Free Photography Webinars for July 2020 In June 2020 DxO hosted a series of popular free webinars for DxO Photolab and Nik Collection users. Following the success of these webinars, DxO is continuing its program and offering new online sessions through July. The July webinars are for all photographers, from beginners to experts, providing a step-by-step workflow as ...
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Topaz Studio Review – What is it and is it Good?

Topaz Studio Review – What is it and is it Good? In this article, I want to review Topaz Studio 2 and answer the question is it good for photo editing. I’ll be doing my review from the perspective of a photographer who wants to enhance their photography. This is important as you can also use Topaz Studio for other ...
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DxO PhotoLab Performance Problem Fixed

DxO PhotoLab Performance Problem Fixed A little while back I experienced my first DxO Performance Problem. It followed a minor upgrade to the software (I can’t remember which one) but it was a serious problem. So serious in fact that it crippled the software and I couldn’t it. Fortunately, it was easy to correct by changing one of the settings ...
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How You Can Easily Learn Photoshop

How You Can Easily Learn Photoshop If you’re searching for the best way to learn Photoshop, you may be able learn a lot from my story. I had a terrible experience trying to learn Photoshop and wasted a lot of money in the process. To understand why, I need to take you back to 2002. It’s a little long but ...
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Topaz Gigapixel Review: Does it Live up to the Claims?

​Topaz Gigapixel Review: Does it Live up to the Claims? Topaz Gigapixel, or should I say Gigapixel AI uses artificial intelligence (AI) to make better image enlargements. The marketing hype surrounding AI in photo editing is intense and I’ve been quite critical of this in the past. AI has a lot of potential, but many companies have released products too ...
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DxO PhotoLab 3 Wins Prestigious TIPA 2020 Award

DxO PhotoLab 3 Wins Prestigious TIPA 2020 Award DxO PhotoLab 3 has just won the TIPA 2020 award for the best imaging software. I make no secret of the fact that I’m a big fan of DxO software; PhotoLab, the Nik Collection, Film Pack and Viewpoints, I have them all. When I’m editing a non-Fuji image and want ultimate image ...
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DxO PhotoLab 3.2 New Features Announced

DxO PhotoLab 3.2 New Features Announced DxO has just launched PhotoLab 3.2. Regular readers of Lenscraft will know that I’m a fan of PhotoLab for RAW file processing. It has an excellent RAW converter and the lens corrections are brilliant. But PhotoLab can do much more than being just simple RAW conversions. In this release, DxO has introduced some small ...
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The Photo Manager Battle Lightroom Vs Exposure X5

The Photo Manager Battle: Lightroom Vs Exposure X5 Since Adobe switched to a rental model for their software, I’m frequently asked to suggest alternatives. In this article I want to look at one alternative to Lightroom which is Exposure X5. I’ll be answering the question, is Exposure X5 a viable alternative to Lightroom for managing your photo library?The Problem with ...
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