So I modified my process for processing images and thought I hit upon some great new secret, but it was just me mis-remembering what I had done. I realized my error and began to rewrite the previous post when I remembered an email announcement I received about the new Capture One Pro 9 update, so I dropped […]
After using it for ~3 months, the recent (all business) trip to Atlanta brought home a BIG problem I’m having with Capture One Pro, and one that may send me back to Lightroom for more operations…
Hipstamatic 300 made its debut yesterday sometime. Here’s my walkthrough and initial comments. tl;dw: I like it. If you’re a Hipstamatic user, it’s a great update.
Before I get started, a disclaimer: NO piece of software is going to make you a better photographer. Practice might. But software will not. Go out there and shoot. You can read this later. Program: LightZone, AfterShot Pro 2, RawTherapee, darktable, Lightroom CC (and Mobile), Capture One Pro, RPP, DxO Optics Pro Platforms Available Tested: (Linux), Mac, Windows Prices: most free, some paid Installation: variable And… done. […]
Program: DxO Optics Pro (In 2017, with version 12, the name was changed to DXO PhotoLab.) Platforms Available Tested: Mac, Windows Prices: Essential: $129; Elite $199; add $79 for the View Point plugin to add the geometric corrections that DxO is known for; add an additional $129 for the DxO film pack… A suite of all three is available for $289 for […]
Program: Raw Photo Processor (RPP) Platforms Available Tested: Mac Prices: free; a $10 or $15 donation gets you a Lightroom Plugin, some extra processing power, and other goodies. Installation: usual dmg, drag app to Applications folder thing: easy. RPP is quite limited in its toolset, but that just might be a good thing. It’s not meant to be an all-in-one […]
Program: Capture One Pro 8 (8.3.3) Platforms Tested Available: Mac, Windows Price: $299 (10% off coupons are available, and it seems to go on sale from time to time) Installation: Very usual. Wholly unremarkable. Just as it should be. To be perfectly honest, I had no plans to test Capture One. It currently doesn’t support files from the Olympus C5050, […]