Articles and reviews – Northlight Images http://www.northlight-images.co.uk Leicester professional photography Mon, 18 Jun 2018 22:07:28 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 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 Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 announced http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/samyang-af-85mm-f1-4-announced/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/samyang-af-85mm-f1-4-announced/#respond Mon, 18 Jun 2018 21:33:46 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=19299 Samyang have announced a new AF 85mm F1.4 lens in Canon EF mount. At 485g weight and 72mm long, it is smaller than other Canon mount 85mm 1.4 lenses

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A photo print of some bright red flowers http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/a-photo-print-of-some-bright-red-flowers/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/a-photo-print-of-some-bright-red-flowers/#respond Sat, 09 Jun 2018 10:21:19 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=18965 Making a photo print of some bright red cactus flowers. Looking at how colour spaces and gamut affects such strong colours. How making a basic print of a flower illustrates some printer, paper and colour management choices

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Datacolor Colour management survey http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/datacolor-colour-management-survey/ Thu, 07 Jun 2018 14:53:43 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=18991 How does the UK photography community use colour management - a new survey is launched by Datacolor - complete the survey to enter a prize draw to win a Spyder5 monitor calibrator.

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BenQ SW240 monitor review http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/benq-sw240-monitor-review/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/benq-sw240-monitor-review/#respond Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:59:37 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=18845 BenQ SW240 monitor review. 24 inch 1920 x 1200 resolution, wide Adobe98 (99%) gamut, hardware calibration with supplied calibration software. An optional shading hood is available.

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Two new Canon EF 70-200 Lenses http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/two-new-canon-ef-70-200-lenses/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/two-new-canon-ef-70-200-lenses/#respond Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:33:30 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=18950 Canon launches EF 70-200 F4L IS II and EF 70-200 F2.8L IS III lenses. New versions of Canon's 70-200mm 'L' series telephoto zoom

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DxO Nik collection and PhotoLab http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/dxo-nik-collection-and-photolab/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/dxo-nik-collection-and-photolab/#respond Wed, 06 Jun 2018 16:53:07 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=18943 The DxO Nik collection image editing plugins are updated for compatibility with modern editing software. DxO PhotoLab image editing software is updated to V1.2 with U Point local image adjustments.

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TS-E 90mm F2.8L Macro review http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/ts-e-90mm-f2-8l-macro-review/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/ts-e-90mm-f2-8l-macro-review/#respond Wed, 30 May 2018 14:54:23 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=18718 Review of the Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8L macro tilt/shift lens. How to use the ±10 degrees of tilt and ±12mm of shift offered by the macro lens, Includes comparisons with the original TS-E90mm F2.8 lens

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Review: Benro GD3WH geared head http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/review-benro-gd3wh-geared-head/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/review-benro-gd3wh-geared-head/#respond Thu, 24 May 2018 10:43:50 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=18569 Review of the Benro GD3WH geared tripod head. Three axis geared adjustment with up to 6kg of camera gear supported. Arca Swiss style adapter plate for quick release. Head weighs under 2 pounds in weight.

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HP Launches new Designjet Z series http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/hp-launches-new-designjet-z-series/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/hp-launches-new-designjet-z-series/#respond Tue, 22 May 2018 11:42:27 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=18660 HP has launched a new Designjet Z series of large format printers. The Z6 and Z9+ printers are aimed at photos graphics and technical printing. Printers will be available in June/July

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Canon imagePROGRAF TX-3000 review http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/canon-imageprograf-tx-3000-review/ http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/canon-imageprograf-tx-3000-review/#respond Mon, 21 May 2018 08:38:42 +0000 http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/?p=18487 Testing the Canon TX-3000 36" width printer. Keith Cooper reviews the Canon TX wide format printer and plotter for photo and graphics printing. Also covers the 24" TX-2000 printer and 44" TX-4000

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