Author: Richard

Noise Reduction

For a test, just a test, I set my new Fuji X-T3 ISO to 12,800 the other night. I was surprised by the results – the pictures were usable. Yes, grainy and there is a loss of resolution but still,

In the Clouds

So two things have happened since we last ‘spoke.’ One, I now have a Fujifilm X-T3. Great camera…I think – I’m still getting familiar with it. More on that in a later post. The other thing is that Adobe released

More on RAW Processing

I have continued ‘testing’ RAW convertors. Since Capture 1 Express doesn’t work for me and because Skylum introduced Luminar with Libraries I decided to compare Lightroom/Photoshop, On1-2109 and Luminar 3. I’m surprised by what I’ve found Couple of things: I’m

RAW Conversion

In an attempt to evaluate RAW conversion apps, I converted and compared several images in three apps.  Lightroom(and Photoshop), Luminar 2018 and Capture One Express for Fuji.  Part of my motivation was to get around the ‘worms’ problem with Lightroom. 

Rainy Day at Stow Lake

Finally! The rain cleaned up our air and it’s safer to go outside again. I was so happy to get out that the hard rain didn’t discourage me at all. In fact, I saw it as a chance to test