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Images of the South West

1. Methodology I’ve been a user of Adobe Lightroom since Version 1. I have other RAW converters: I used DXO Optics Pro from version 4 to 6 but ended up being too lazy to manage the workflow issues; I picked up Irident Developer many years…

RAW Converters Comparison

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This walk was my first visit to the Erme Estuary. We walked from Mothecombe to St Anchorite’s Rock and back. We didn’t actually set out with any clear objective in mind; there is a stretch here of the South West Coast Path that we have…

Photowalk 01: Mothecombe to St Anchorite’s Rock

In the first part of this article we established that photographs are not objective representations of reality and in the second part that the preparation of an image for display in any medium inevitably involves manipulation (frequently, but not solely, to correct for deficiencies caused…

Have you changed that image in Photoshop? (Part 3)

The biggest news in the photographic world this week is Sigma’s announcement of the DP Quattro series of cameras with a new take on its (in)famous Foveon sensor. There are no cameras out there in the wild to be tested yet and Sigma has provided…

Dick Lyon dispels FUD on Sigma’s New Sensor

Much of the post processing we do to images cannot be seen as simply as some additional thing that is done after the fact to alter images for our own ends. It is not the case that the camera has produced an ‘objective’ representation of…

Have you changed that image in Photoshop? (Part 2)

My answer to the question ‘Have you changed that image in Photoshop?’ is invariably “yes”, followed by “shamelessly”. If you are tempted to respond to that with a negative reaction then I’m afraid that I have got news for you: photographs do not represent reality.…

Have you changed that image in Photoshop? (Part 1)

As detailed in ‘Pixelpost is Dead‘ and ‘Nomadlens is Back in Business‘, I have migrated this blog from running on Pixelpost to WordPress. Pixelpost, although moribund now, was an incredible piece of software with a plugin architecture and straightforward API; this encouraged many small developers…

New Nomadlens Website Functionality

We are swamped by images these days. In the relatively recent past the creation of images was the preserve of those who had the inclination, enthusiasm and means to go out and purchase a camera. The rise of the smartphone, equipped with a basic camera…

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Just over a year ago I migrated this photoblog’s platform from running on Pixelpost to WordPress. The abandonment of development or maintenance of Pixelpost (as detailed in my post over at nomadphotographs: ‘Pixelpost is Dead‘) forced this move. I archived the old blog here as…

nomadlens is back in business

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