I have a love for photographing the natural world, and of late I have been photographing this using the Sony A7R 4 and a super-telephoto lens. Previously this was the Sigma 150-600mm however, I always felt like a needed a bit more focal length to be able to capture the shots of the birds I wanted to get. Whilst it would be easy to say just get closer to the birds, the reality is that these are wild animals and […]
Skylum, the creators of Luminar Neo have announced the upcoming release of a new extension for Luminar Neo referred to as Noiseless AI. As the name implies, this extension is a noise reduction extension designed to intelligently remove noise from your images. It should be noted the extension requires Luminar Neo and is not an outright price of software. Noiseless AI is one of seven new plugins that are expected to be released throughout the year, with noiseless AI expected […]
My wife and I decided to live a little and attend an exhibition in the city (we don’t get out very often) called Lightscape, this was an exciting exhibition which was held at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne and ran from the 24th of June through to the 7th of April 2023 (although it is reported to be returning in 2023). Lightscape is created in partnership with Sony Music, and the major sponsor was Red Energy. The exhibition occurred […]
Film photography is really making a resurgence at the moment, with many people being drawn to it because photographs taken on film have a certain feel which is difficult to replicate using software (although some have tried). Many people take photos using film photography but they are not fully aware of how the backing to the film is made, nor how the light-sensitive coating itself is actually created and the unique process involved. Whilst I wouldn’t say I like doing […]
Skylum, the creators of Luminar Neo have announced their upcoming release of an extension for Luminar Neo called “HDR Merge“. This is the first extension for Luminar Neo that brings the power of Aurora HDR (and even more) to Luminar Neo. For those who are not aware, HDR is a technique which often consists of stacking multiple exposures of the same image (i.e., under and over exposed) to create a more detailed photo which brings out the details in the […]
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