Articles and reviews – Northlight Images http://www.northlight-images.co.uk Leicester professional photography Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:15:18 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/cropped-site-icon-32x32.png Articles and reviews – Northlight Images http://www.northlight-images.co.uk 32 32 How poor is your colour management http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/how-poor-is-your-colour-management/ Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:12:58 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=20023 A recent Datacolor survey shows how many photographers have problems with colour management and photo reproduction quality - some ways to improve, including a free colour management e-book

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New Tamron 17-35 zoom lens for full frame http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/new-tamron-17-35-zoom-lens-for-full-frame/ Mon, 06 Aug 2018 10:47:59 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19958 Tamron introduce the 17-35mm F/2.8-4 Di OSD (Model A037) lightweight and compact full-frame lens for Canon and Nikon cameras

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Setting the tilt axis for tilt-shift lenses http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/setting-the-tilt-axis-for-tilt-shift-lenses/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/setting-the-tilt-axis-for-tilt-shift-lenses/#respond Thu, 02 Aug 2018 14:14:31 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19908 Setting the tilt axis for tilt-shift lenses to an arbitrary angle other than vertical or horizontal, so as to match the desired plane of focus for subjects. ideal for product photography where simple untilted depth of field is not good enough.

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Laowa 24mm f/14 Relay 2x macro lens http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/laowa-24mm-f-14-relay-2x-macro-lens/ Wed, 01 Aug 2018 17:00:16 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19854 Initial specifications and information for the Laowa 24mm f/14 Relay 2x macro lens have been announced. A lens we first tried out at 'The Photo Show' in 2017

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Aerial views of Leicester http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/aerial-views-of-leicester/ Mon, 30 Jul 2018 14:45:19 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19874 This collection of aerial photos of Leicester, shows some of the highlights of Keith's recent trip over the city. It is intended to give anyone who knows the city a very different angle on its 2000 years of history. Prints are available.

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Fixing lens aberrations for shift lenses http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/fixing-lens-aberrations-for-shift-lenses/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/fixing-lens-aberrations-for-shift-lenses/#respond Wed, 25 Jul 2018 13:46:01 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19741 Approaches for manually fixing lens aberrations for tilt/shift lenses. Vignetting, pincushion and barrel distortion, and chromatic aberration. What to do when you forgot to note down the settings of your T/S lens

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Rogeti TSE Frame update http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/rogeti-tse-frame-update/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/rogeti-tse-frame-update/#respond Mon, 23 Jul 2018 11:31:56 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19823 Rogeti have announced a minor TSE Frame update - The lens mount for the Canon TS-E17mm and TS-E24mm mk2. lenses lets you attach the lens to a tripod and shift the camera, to reduce parallax errors when stitching.

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How to use a shift lens on your camera http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/how-to-use-a-shift-lens-on-your-camera/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/how-to-use-a-shift-lens-on-your-camera/#respond Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:04:44 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19671 How to use a shift lens on a camera, the results you get and why you should use one. Perspective control and changing your viewpoint with specialist lenses, Why doing it in camera beats software

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Taking better photos is up to you http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/taking-better-photos-is-up-to-you/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/taking-better-photos-is-up-to-you/#respond Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:51:27 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19781 Taking better photos is up to you and why better kit is mostly an illusion. Looking at some simple ways to get more out of your photography and thinking about why you are doing it. The problem of wondering what to photograph next.

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Sigma Art lens firmware for Canon http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/sigma-art-lens-firmware-for-canon/ Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:45:02 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19768 Sigma has released a number of Art lens firmware updates for Canon cameras | SIGMA 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | SIGMA 20mm F1.4 DG HSM | SIGMA 24mm F1.4 DG HSM | SIGMA 12-24mm F4 DG HSM | SIGMA 50-100mm F1.8 DC HSM | SIGMA 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | SIGMA 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary

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