Topaz Clean

Topaz Labs Plug-Ins Review

Topaz plug-ins allow the user to quickly apply any of an included collection of visual effect presets to an image, and to tweak those effects via additional adjustment controls. For this review, I will be focusing on how I use the Topaz plug-ins within my post processing workflow.


ASUS Eee PC 701 4G – A Photographer’s Perspective

Every photographer dreams about having a portable computer on a shoot. We take a look at the ASUS Eee PC – an ultra-portable from the that boasts a 7 inch screen, compact form factor and reasonable battery life.

Original vs Hand-Coloured Image

Hand-Colouring Black and White Images with Photoshop CS

Just before Christmas I scanned a heap of old family photos, including many black and white ones in need of some restoration. In this tutorial, Adrian Broughton takes us through a step by step on hand colouring photos in Adobe Photoshop CS.

Canon DPP 1.5: Main Window

Review of Canon Digital Photo Professional 1.5

So you got a Canon EOS Digital SLR and now you’re wondering how to go about processing all of those RAW files you’ve got stored on the card. In this article, we take a closer look at Canon’s RAW image processor for its EOS Digital SLR cameras.

StudioLine Photo 2.5

Review of StudioLine Photo 2.5 from H&M Software

StudioLine Photo 2.5 from H&M Software is another image management and post-processing product, supporting a rather elaborate feature list. We take an in-depth look at the product in this review.

Sample Image

Review of FocalBlade Sharpening Plugin from The Plugin Site

In this review article, we take a look at the FocalBlade sharpening plug-in, published by Harald Heim at “The Plugin Site”. Having already tried several plugins and numerous other techniques, I wasn’t fully satisfied with any of them and expected FocalBlade to also disappoint. Let’s see how FocalBlade stands up to the scrutiny of Mitch Schlesinger.

Pixort's Main Window - Side by Side Comparison

Image Sorting and Rating Made Easy with Pixort

If you’re like me, then shooting photos (and lots of them) is easy, but the headache comes when it’s time to sort and manage them, especially when you’ve bracketed or taken similar shots. With Pixort from JottoSoft, the sorting, selection and rating process becomes much easier.