Correcting the Lee Big Stopper Colour Cast

A little more than a year ago I wrote a rather popular blog post on how to correct the colour cast caused by the Lee Big Stopper. If you’re not a regular reader but clicked through to this post, odds are that you are familiar with the blue cast caused by the filter and are looking for a way to correct it. If not, I … Continue reading Correcting the Lee Big Stopper Colour Cast

Full Frame vs Crop Sensors Revisited

A bit of a technical post this Thursday, on something I’ve written about before, but always meant to revisit. It’s taken a while, and though I upgraded to a full frame camera more than two years ago, this experiment has fallen down my priority list. I won’t get into the ‘which is better’ argument, since it all depends on what the user wants out of … Continue reading Full Frame vs Crop Sensors Revisited

Removing the Colour Cast on the Lee Big Stopper

[Update 8-Jul-2016: a more recent post gives a more accurate method to correct the colour cast on the Lee Big Stopper.] [Edited 22-May-2016: included a table with the RGB control points used; this allows the use of this data in other applications.] Today I’m finally writing about the method I’ve adopted recently to remove the colour cast on the Lee Big Stopper. It’s a bit of … Continue reading Removing the Colour Cast on the Lee Big Stopper

Comparison of RAW Format Conversion Software

Today’s post is one for the pixel peepers. Well, not just, perhaps. It should really be of interest to anyone shooting digital who wants to maximize the sharpness of their images and essentially get the best they can out of the gear they already own. Image quality is mentioned a lot in photography circles, mostly by gear-heads, but it’s not an issue to be dismissed … Continue reading Comparison of RAW Format Conversion Software

Polarising Filter for Lee 100mm System

[Update: if you’re wondering about the initial choice of filter system, I wrote something about this in a much earlier post.] A rather technical post today, about a problem that is likely to be of interest to others, in particular to those interested in landscape photography. Specifically, this is about the use of a polarising filter with the Lee 100mm system of square and rectangular … Continue reading Polarising Filter for Lee 100mm System