Lenscraft Photography Blog

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Interesting articles for photographers and photo editors.

Lenscraft Photography Blog & News

The Lenscraft Photography News blog is where I share all things photography with readers. It could be an interesting piece of news from the photographic industry or something more personal to Lenscraft. Either way, it will make interesting reading if you’re passionate about photography.

What makes this photography blog different to many others is that I also share my personal view. This isn’t a blog that simply reproduces that same material you will find repeated across popular websites. I try things and tell you what I think works and doesn’t work.

I will be posting new material each week although sometimes it may be more or less frequent than this. The life of a Landscape Photographer can be very demanding at times, so you may need to give me a little leeway at times.

I hope you enjoy the photography news items and blog posts.

 

Lenscraft Blog Articles & News

Example of iPhone Photography from iPhone 15 Pro RAW capture

iPhone Photography Update, May 2024

A little over a year ago, I became interested in iPhone photography. This wasn’t an attempt to dump my camera but to supplement it using my iPhone. I was also interested in experimenting with the photos taken on my iPhone to understand its capabilities and limitations ...
Landscape image showing the potential of wet weather photography to produce dramatic light

Try Wet Weather Photography for Dramatic Light

In this article, I hope to encourage you to try wet weather photography, particularly landscape photography. That’s because wet weather conditions can lead to some of the most dramatic and amazing light for photography ...
The Foundations of a Colour Managed Workflow for Photography Webinar

Colour Managed Workflow Foundations for Digital Photography

On March 26, 2024, I delivered a presentation explaining the foundations of a photographic colour managed workflow. This was the first of two webinars for Datacolor and DxO. The intention was to support photographers in understanding the most important aspects of colour management related to printing digital photography ...
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RAW vs JPEG – Which Should I Use?

RAW vs. JPEG. Which is best, and which should I use? This question has seen a long-running debate among photographers since the digital camera first entered the consumer arena. In this article, I discuss the advantages and disadvantages in detail, allowing you to decide for yourself which to use and ...
Comparing the three dimensional effect of image sharpening with the Nik Collection

My New Approach to Image Sharpening Software in 2024

When it comes to image sharpening, a lot has changed in recent years. Possibly one of the most significant is the use of AI sharpening tools but this could be causing us to miss something very important ...
5 bay Drobo drive. A Drobo alternative is required for my photo library.

My Frantic Search for A Drobo Alternative in 2024

Until recently, I’d been a long-time Drobo user and enthusiast. Then, in 2022, Drobo’s parent company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy before liquidating in 2023. This marked the end of a wonderful photo storage solution for photographers and presented me with a problem. I needed to find a Drobo alternative ...
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Why AI In Photography Is Like Autofocus AND How To Benefit

This page may contain affiliate links where I earn a small commission to help cover costs. They do not affect the price you pay or the service you receive. Thank you for your support. Why AI In Photography Is Like Autofocus AND How To Benefit Recently, I’ve seen a lot ...
How To Fix this Common Filter Problem Using the Lightroom Select Objects Feature video thumbnail

How I Fixed A Filter Problem Using The Lightroom Select Objects Tool

Do you like to use Neutral Density Graduated filters for landscape photography? Have you been frustrated when the filter darkens objects above the horizon, but you don’t want it to? Well, I’ve found an easy fix using the Lightroom Select Objects tool now ...
iPhone SE Camera App example photo of Dubai at night. Arguably the best camera app for the iPhone

The Best iPhone Camera App for Photographers

If you’ve been following Lenscraft for a few months, you may know I’ve become a huge fan of iPhone photography. I’m quite amazed at how much detail even a basic iPhone like my 2nd generation iPhone SE can capture. Because of this, I’ve begun to investigate some of the camera ...
How Big Can You Enlarge iPhone Photos?

How Big Can You Enlarge iPhone Photos

I recently wrote an article about how to enlarge iPhone photos. In it, I used the excellent Topaz Photo AI software to correct quality problems and make a two-times enlargement. But that got me thinking: how big can I enlarge my iPhone photos? ...

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