Cataratas del Iguazú

Cataratas del Iguazú

Another couple of days off from work and a chance to revisit the Cataratas del Iguazú. These amazing waterfalls lie along the border between Brazil and Argentina and are surrounded by a beautiful tropical forest, which in the 19th century once covered almost the entirety of this region. The falls can be visited from both Argentina and Brazil – and  both sides are just awesome. All images were shot with an Olympus E-M10II and 12-50mm kit zoom.

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Capture One 10 Review

Capture Pro 10 Review: Bigger, Badder, Better?

Important: as of release version 10.0.02 there are numerous serious problems with catalogue performance using the macOS version of Capture One. Accordingly, I strongly advise against upgrading from CO9 or switching from other software until these are resolved. Phase One has just announced the latest update to their flagship RAW processing software, Capture One 10, with a raft of new features and improvements – and a €99 price tag for the update. Is it worth upgrading? Capture One is a RAW developer that was originally designed primarily to support Phase One’s […]

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Barcelona Nights 1

Barcelona Street Photography

More yachts and illegal street traders. Moll d’ Espanya, Barcelona. All three images this week were shot late at night on HP5+ rated at ISO 3200. It is very difficult to get clean images, as the film has little exposure latitude when pushed this far and these night scenes contain a lot of contrast.

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Barcelona Colour

Barcelona: Everyday Scenes

Four random colour scenes of everyday life in Barcelona. Colour shots taken in the market are really painful to edit, as the extremely mixed lighting makes getting anything vaguely approaching acceptable colour painful. I would love to find a practical, efficient strategy to adjust colour for indoor “street” shots that is more effective than the Monte-Carlo method that I currently use…

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