Ultimate Darktable Resource And Guide

Darktable is a free and open source photography application and raw developer. It is very similar in operation to Adobe Lightroom, and includes both a virtual light table to view all your images side-by-side and a darkroom for your images. It gives you full management of your images in its fully zoomabale lighttable view, andContinue reading “Ultimate Darktable Resource And Guide”

Lockdown Sunset (Colour Chrome+ with Viltrox 23mm)

We’re still in lockdown here in Wales, so the places I can visit are limited. Luckily enough I live next to the beach at Aberavon in Port Talbot, so it lets me stretch my legs and get some fresh air. Tonight’s little jaunt had me trying out a refined film simulation that I use calledContinue reading “Lockdown Sunset (Colour Chrome+ with Viltrox 23mm)”

A New Film Sim Recipe – MGA Nostalgic Provia

Fujifilm have released a new film simulation which they have called “Nostalgic Negative”. This simulation seems to be very close to Provia in the side-by-side examples I have seen. The new film simulation from Fujifilm turns reds to a very slight orange and there are other little tweaks, such as slightly raised shadows. Nostalgic ProviaContinue reading “A New Film Sim Recipe – MGA Nostalgic Provia”

Spotlight: Photography with Poems by Ann Tudball (#03)

Welcome to episode #3 of our spotlight on Ann Tudball’s wonderful work. In this episode Ann shares two great poems for you all to enjoy, while I supply the images for each of these amazing pieces of work. In episode #3 we have two poems, the first titled “A Childs Garden” and the second titledContinue reading “Spotlight: Photography with Poems by Ann Tudball (#03)”

How do I feel about people stealing my work?

I had an message out of the blue yesterday by someone in a distant country, asking me how I felt about people stealing my film simulations and claiming them as their own. This really made me think, as it’s not just about the work I do with these simulations, but with photography and blogging inContinue reading “How do I feel about people stealing my work?”