In the North of England, within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, lies the rural costal market town and civil parish of Kendal. In antiquity known as Kirkby in Kendal or Kirkby Kendal. As small and remote as it is, it is from this rural Kendal setting that Jamie Spencer makes some of the best keyboard shortcuts cheat sheets […]

NAB 2015, Las Vegas, NV.  Focus Has Now EVOLVED, and it is our old friends at Red Rock Micro that have evolved it with their announcement and demonstration here of their new Hālo focusing system.  Pretty darn amazing, if you ask me.  It is hard to believe but this small bit of technology can do wonders […]

Our friend Brian Griffith advises us today that Iridient Developer 3.0 beta 3 is now available for download: http://www.iridientdigital.com/products/iridientdeveloper_download_v3beta.html “This is a pre-release version of Iridient Developer 3. it may be unstable or lack features that will be be included in the final release. Some functionality may change before the final 3.0 release. This beta […]

There have been a few times in history when Leica introduced products I was very interested in.  To be honest, the introduction of the Leica T intrigued me, but just from reading about it didn’t really ring my chimes.  It looked nice, had nice specs, but wasn’t something I would have ordinarily considered for my […]

Which I choose? Why do I choose? Who wants that I choose? I am not their beauty product, their precious. They cannot change me. Editing software has come a long way since the early days.  Even Final Cut Pro X is finally becoming a decent editing suite.  But still, as this glimpse into a future […]

Once in a great while, there’s a revolutionary product that changes the conventional expectations for an entire class of cameras.  After twenty days of use, I’ve decided that among all of the mirrorless cameras I’ve tried, the Sony A7R is one of those rare products.  More importantly, out of all of the cameras I’ve used, […]

Sony QX10 Lens Camera Field Report: More than a cool Concept? Uwe Steinmueller | 09-28-2013 From http://www.outbackphoto.net Mobile phones are the most used cameras in the world. But they are limited in many ways for those who love photography: Mostly fixed focal length (no zoom) Image quality below entry level compact cameras Not much control over expsure Note: This […]

Iridient Digital has released Version 2.2 of its Iridient Developer RAW conversion software (formally known simply as RAW Developer).  RAW Developer has been Brian’s product since the early first versions those many years ago.  Though RAW Developer has evolved over time into today’s Iridient Developer,  it has not lost any of the original product’s charm. […]