DxO Software for Photographers

DxO Software for Photographers – May 2021 Discount DxO have offered a 30% discount on software (not including the Nik Collection). Offer ends on 31st May 2021 Software included: DxO Photolab 4 – May be the best RAW Processor on the planet? DxO Viewpoint...
New DxO RAW Processing App

New DxO RAW Processing App

Hot off the press, in fact, only announced today, there’s a new DxO RAW processing app. Aimed at Photoshop and Lightroom Classic users, this takes the RAW processing and de-noising capabilities that DxO have become rightly well known for and packaged them in a...
Local Adjustments in PhotoLab 4

Local Adjustments in PhotoLab 4

Today I’m going to discuss the Local Adjustments in PhotoLab 4, but first a disclaimer – some of the links at the end of this article give you a link to a free trial or purchase page. I get a small reward, you get some great software! Seriously though, DxO...
HSL Tool in PhotoLab 4

HSL Tool in PhotoLab 4

The HSL Tool in PhotoLab 4 is an improvement on the tool in version three and provides a very intuitive way of managing precise colour ranges across an entire image. Check out the video! This video shows how I used the tool to accentuate the autumn colours in an...
Best Black and White Photography Plugin?

Best Black and White Photography Plugin?

Converting images to monochrome is never as straightforward as it might appear. In this post we look at methods of achieving the monochrome look and answer the question “Is Silver Efex Pro the best Black and White Photography Plugin ever?” First the...
Grace Currie’s Town Centre Takeover

Grace Currie’s Town Centre Takeover

I shot a video last week with Shropshire Artist Grace Currie, called Grace Currie’s Town Centre Takeover. Grace Currie’s Town Centre Takeover A contribution to the Great Big Art Exhibition, where artists all over the UK are filling their windows with...
Architectural Video

Architectural Video

A rather special architectural Video project. Helter Skelter Studios were commissioned by RGB Group to produce a video to help market a property development in Shrewsbury. The Old Glassworks is a converted church opposite the river and the conversion is spectacular,...
Library Management in DxO Photolab 4

Library Management in DxO Photolab 4

Library Management in DxO Photolab 4 In this post I’ll be looking at Library Management in DxO Photolab 4 in detail. I’ll explain how it works in comparison with Adobe Lightroom and talk about why you might want to have a workflow including both products....
Light on the Landscape Review

Light on the Landscape Review

Light on the Landscape Light on the Landscape by William Neill is a book I’ve been meaning to get to for a while now. It kept cropping up in conversation with other photographers and slowly crept into my consciousness until this Christmas when miraculously it...
Luminar AI Review

Luminar AI Review

I’ve been looking forward to writing a Luminar AI review, but it wasn’t until yesterday that I could lay my hands on a copy of the software. Now I’ve had a chance to see what it can do, and I have to say, I’m impressed. Disclaimer: We are...