Color Passport Update

In past blogs I have discussed how useful I find the Color Passport from Xrite. Initially I used this to set my white balance in the GX1 so that the AWB setting I tend to use almost 100% of the time is more accurate. Previously this was setting the colour temperature to 4,700K and the … Continue reading Color Passport Update

You want to print it how big

I remember when I first purchased my Canon 5D MKII. One of the drivers behind this decision was to have a 21MPixel sensor. This was partly due to the main stock library I supplied only accepting 50Mb files and the pixel count on the 5D making this easy to achieve without interpolation. The other factor … Continue reading You want to print it how big

The Small Sensor Advantage

, The other night I received a number of emails that reminded me how people involved in Landscape Photographers are failing to move with the times. It used to be that you would start photography using a 35mm film camera and in time, if you were interested in Landscape Photography you might move up to … Continue reading The Small Sensor Advantage

LX5 Compact Camera Outperforms 5D Mk II SLR

It sounds absurd doesn’t it that a little pocket camera costing a few hundred pound could outperform a DSLR costing almost 10 times as much? But that’s exactly what happened to me recently. I happened to be driving through Somerset with the best part of the day free so I decided to take a detour … Continue reading LX5 Compact Camera Outperforms 5D Mk II SLR