Evaluating Multi-Shot High-Res Mode..
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2021-07-23 Sony A1: HIF Format vs RAW
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2020-07-11 diglloyd Benchmarks for Photoshop CC
2020-01-09 2019 Mac Pro: Photoshop Filters
2020-01-09 2019 Mac Pro: Lightroom Import/Export
24-Megapixel vs mirrorless..
Oustanding image quality, but with some limitations..
D800E supplement and comparisons with Nikon D800..
D850 with the RGB Bayer matrix removed for a true monochrome sensor..
50 megapixel successor to the 22 megapixel Canon 5D Mark III..
30 megapixel successor to the 22 megapixel Canon 5D Mark III..
The 24.6 megapixel Sony A900 digital SLR is compared with Canon’ top-of-the-line 21.1MP EOS 1Ds Mark III. A field report including two comparisons with the Canon 1Ds Mark IIII, example images in color and black and white, and the Zeiss ZA 135mm f/1.8 Sonnar. Anti-Shake (SteadyShot) is assessed, as is noise behavior..
Includes: D3x resolution comparisons (res chart) with Nikon D3, Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III, resolution comparison on outdoor shot with Nikon D3, large examples, large wildlife examples, Nikon 200mm f/2 VR on D3x, long exposure noise ISO series, D3x sensitivity on diffraction, D3x dynamic range at ISO 100 vs ISO 50, D3x vs D3 color and noise..
Noise performance of early 2009’ premier digital SLRs. ISOs from 50 through 25600, dark area noise, noise reduction effects, noise versus resolution. Can more smaller pixels beat fewer large ones?.
Nikon vs Canon: Noise and Sharpness.
[Archive] In-depth review on the Nikon D2x of the Nikon 28mm f/3.5 PC-Nikkor, Nikon 28mm f/4 PC-Nikkor and the Schneider 28mm f/2.8 PC-Super-Angulon. Flare, distortion, color fringing, color rendition, sharpness, ergonomics, aligmnent, sample variation..
Verions 2 — 36-megapixel full-frame DSLR with SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode..
Canon’s compact high-performance 24mm prime..
Extraordinary optical efforts for outstanding performance..
Tilt/Shift by Schneider for Canon and Nikon and other brands..
Wide angle tilt/shift lens at 28mm..
Nikon’s fast ultra wide angle..
A superlative multi-spectral lens with perfect color correction..
Canon’s premium mid-range zooms..
Comparing Nikon 16-35mm f/4 VR, 17-35mm f/2.8, 14-24mm f/2.8, 18-35mm, 24-70mm f/2.8 along with Nikon 20mm f/3.5, 24mm f/2, 28mm f/2, 35mm f/1.4 AIS, and more..
Converting monochrome raw files to working images..
Techniques for converting color to monochrome..
- Color RAW to Monochrome: Simple Conversion using Black & White Profiles
- Color RAW to Monochrome: Advanced Conversion Using B&W Mixer and More
- Aggressive Monochrome Processing for Mood/Style, or Recalcitrant Images
- Color to Monochrome: Simple Conversions
- Color to Monochrome: Color Spaces and Color Channels
- Color to Monochrome: Black and White Filter Layer
- Color to Monochrome: Black and White Filter Layer vs Black & White Mixer
Examples of how images were made...
Making image captures look sharp..
Color space for digital images. .
An introduction to digital workflow and best practices. .
Working with Photoshop for raw conversion and more. .
- Photoshop Color Settings
- Photoshop Adobe Camera RAW: Color Space
- Photoshop Adobe Camera RAW: Sharpening in Raw Conversion
- Photoshop Adobe Camera RAW: Chroma Noise Reduction
- How to Correct Color Fringing in Adobe Camera RAW
- How to Use Tonal Curves for Image Correction
- Localized Contrast Enhancement
- How to Downsample and Sharpen an Image
- Sharpening with Photoshop Smart Sharpen
Tips for processing high dynamic range images. .
Maximizing dynamic range and image quality by minimizing noise via multiple exposures..
Articles written for MediumFormat.com..
Wide angle 24mm equivalent for Phase One XF system.
Mid range zoom 27-54mm equivalent for Phase One XF system.
Compact normal 54mm equivalent for Phase One XF system.
Medium telephoto 100mm equivalent for Phase One XF system.
Long telephoto 162mm equivalent for Phase One XF system.
Aspects of image quality..
Tips on getting the best results..
Infrared camera choices with examples.
Unique challenges of digital infrared..
What to do after you shoot..
- How to Approach Infrared Workflow
- Assessing Infrared Images
- Color Space and Gamut
- 16-bit vs 8-bit Processing
- Raw-file Conversion & Digital Photo Professional
- Raw-file Conversion & Nikon Capture
- Inverting Color Channels
- Swapping Color Channels
- Grayscale Conversion Techniques
- Advanced Workflow: Selective Use of Color
Conclusions and where to find products and additional information..
Classic design in the latest Milvus build..
A brilliant, but also colorful character..
Brilliant imaging, even wide open, but with a few quirks. (Review in progress) .
An artist’s drawing tool..
Tips for getting the most out of diglloyd publications..
Articles written for Lenspire.ZEISS.com..
A expansive and accurate visual experience for video or stills..
[ARCHIVE] Software and related for photographers..
[ARCHIVE] Various considerations for buying a Mac Pro..
Questions and answers on photography and computers and more..
4th Generation standard-setting camera..
Attention to details: a big upgrade over the A7R..
Full frame compact mirrorless with interchangeable lenses..
A7R II modified sensor cover glass for Leica M lens performance..
Razor sharp medium telephoto with apodization filter..
Premiere mid-range zoom for Sony full frame mirrorless.
Stunningly high image quality in a 20MP point and shoot tiny camera..
A worthy upddate to the E-M5 with pro-grade build quality..
Updated model with HighRes sensor shift mode..
Flagship model for 2017..
General information about Fujfilm X..
Interchangeable lenses on a 16MP APS-C sensor.
Fujifilm's 24MP APS-C offering..
- White Balance Assessment in Sunlight
- Color Balance: Why are X-Pro2 Images Tinted Green?
- Comparing 7 Color and 5 Monochrome ACR Camera Profiles (Dolls)
- ACR vs XPro2: 7 Color and 5 Monochrome Camera Profiles Compared (Ranch Gate at Sunset)
- Raw Conversion: XPro2 vs SilkyPix vs Adobe Camera Raw vs Iridient Developer (Oil Pump)
- XPro2 ACROS Film Simulations vs Photoshop Black and White Options (Barn and Fence)
- XPro2 Monochrome 'Grain Effect' vs Photoshop Grain (Oil Pump)
Outstanding ultra wide angle performer..
Shooting + post processing tips with high-res examples..
Foveon X3 true-color sensor for outstanding resolution..
Mirrorless Sigma Quattro sensor with interchangeable lenses..
21mm f/5.6 equivalent FOV lens..
Leica M mount in slim body with SL-type sensor..
24-megapixel CMOS monochrome sensor..
Blog posts, reverse chronological
2021-07-23 Sony A1: HIF Format vs RAW
2019-10-20 Reader Comments: Frame Averaging
2019-05-27 My Experience with the 2019 iMac 5K So Far
2019-03-21 The New 2019 iMac 5K for Photographers
2017-12-20 iMac Pro Models for Photographers
2017-09-08 Adobe Camera Raw Supports Nikon D850
2017-04-15 Lloyd at Photoshop World April 19/20/21
2016-12-03 2016 MacBook Pro TESTED: Photoshop Filters
2016-12-01 Photoshop + Lightroom for a Year for $88
2016-11-21 2016 MacBook Pro Photoshop Performance
2015-12-17 Why I Use Three NEC Displays on Mac Pro
2015-12-01 Speed Up Photoshop File Saving by up to 20X
2015-07-21 Photoshop CC 2014 Now Gets the CC 2015 Bugs
2015-07-09 Photoshop CC 2015 Rife With Bugs
2015-06-30 Viewing Tip: Google Chrome Blurs Images
2015-06-15 Reader Question: Which Raw Converter?
2015-05-17 $200 off the True 4K LG 31MU97
2014-12-26 Sony A7 II and Adobe Camera Raw
2014-11-02 Photoshop and GPU: Blurry Image Scaling
2014-05-26 How to Configure the 2013 Mac Pro
2014-04-24 Leica T System: Quick Comments
2014-02-28 Just for Fun: the Photoshop Oil Paint Filter
2013-01-10 Apple iMac for Photographers?
2012-02-09 Downsampling and Binning
2011-05-08 Save Big Photoshop Files 20X Faster
2010-07-02 Why I disable OpenGL in Photoshop CS5
2010-07-01 Adobe issues CS5 bug fix update
2010-05-13 Adobe releases Photoshop CS5 plugins
2010-05-04 Automating Photoshop CS5 “warm up”
2010-05-03 Optimizing Photoshop CS5 updated
2010-03-14 !#$#$*(#$ Photoshop CS4 crashes
2010-02-25 Fastest Photoshop MacBook Pro ever seen!
2010-02-12 World’s fastest Photoshop CS4 scratch disk!
2009-12-28 Color rendition in browsers
2009-12-17 Photoshop CS4 memory bug (Mac)
2009-10-20 Apple’s new quad-core iMac — analysis
2009-08-29 Photoshop CS4 is faster on Snow Leopard
2009-08-13 MacBook Pro speed demon (Photoshop and SSD)
2009-07-15 Optimizing Adobe Lightroom
2009-05-13 Mac OS X 10.5.7: hidden changes
2009-05-09 Intel X25-E as a Photoshop scratch volume?
2009-05-04 Adobe Lightroom or Apple Aperture?
2009-04-12 Single CPU Mac Pro Nehalem
2009-04-09 Adding 8GB memory to the MacBook Pro
2009-03-25 Mac Pro memory prices
2009-03-20 Mac Pro Nehalem review updated
2009-03-14 Readers speak out on Adobe licensing
2009-03-12 Adobe’e activation scheme
2009-03-05 Reader feedback: 6GB in MacBook Pro
2009-03-04 Mac Pro followup: memory costs $$$$$$
2009-03-03 New Mac Pro — what is Apple smoking?
2009-02-15 Getting the best performance from Photoshop
2009-02-12 Booted off striped RAID-0 Solid State drives
2009-02-11 Upgrade your MacBook Pro to 6GB
2009-02-07 Helicon focus example
2009-01-31 Eizo displays and Photoshop CS4
2009-01-29 Warning on Photoshop CS4 color prefs
2009-01-28 Photoshop color settings
2008-12-14 MacBook Pro 2.8GHz reviewed
2008-12-07 Photoshop CS3 vs CS4 speed
2008-11-12 Mac Performance Guide
2008-11-11 Photoshop CS4 performance bugs
2008-11-10 Optimizing Photoshop performance
2008-10-25 Photoshop CS4 and OpenGL — poor redraw speed
2008-10-25 Adobe CS4 upgrade hassles
2008-10-17 Adobe CS4 Sticker Shock
2008-06-28 Photoshop scratch disk
2007-05-29 Photoshop’s “Photomerge” command
2007-05-10 New image on Experiments page
2007-04-29 System crashes—Adobe products?
2007-01-03 Photoshop’s artistic filters
2006-11-20 A bad computer day
2006-08-29 A tale of two Quads—followup
2006-08-28 A tale of two Quads
2006-08-20 How much memory to buy?
2006-08-16 The 3GHz MacPro
2006-08-10 More on the new Apple MacPro
2006-01-11 The new Intel-based Macs