Posts Tagged ‘Review’

Topaz Adjust Review

Posted: 9th September 2013 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography, Review
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Introduction Topaz Labs is an industry leader in post-processing plug-ins and tools for the photographer who expects more from their imagery.  Their tools are some of the most advanced in the market, yet their continued focus on delivering products that balance both incredible power with intuitive user interfaces is one of the key factors that […]

Topaz ReStyle Review

Posted: 29th August 2013 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography, Review
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Introduction When Topaz Labs releases a new software plug-in, we can’t wait to try it out.  Their tools are consistently comprehensive and powerful with intuitive interfaces that allow you to get right to the business of post-processing.  The latest addition to the collection of plug-ins is called Topaz ReStyle and it keeps up with this […]

Topaz Lens Effects Review

Posted: 16th July 2013 by ToadHollowPhoto in Review
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Thanks for joining us here today with our Topaz Lens Effects review.  We’ve had a chance to spend some time with the Topaz Labs Lens Effects plugin, and what a great piece of software it is.  Here at Toad Hollow Photography we really try to do most of our work in the field, but sometimes […]

The world of post-processing in photography is evolving with rapid advancements in all sectors of the field.  When it comes to fine art photography, we believe one of the leading companies creating great tools for post-processing is Topaz Labs, and today we’re excited to share with you their newly launched tool in our Topaz Clarity […]

Feedly Review: A Google Reader Replacement

Posted: 18th March 2013 by ToadHollowPhoto in Review

When I came across Google’s recent announcement to shutter it’s very popular online service Google Reader, I was shocked.  And it would seem I am far from alone on this.  I’ve used it for a few years extensively to help me track, organize and curate the weekly list we write for Light Stalking, and without […]

Photomatix Pro Review

Posted: 15th March 2013 by ToadHollowPhoto in Review
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Make no mistake, it’s all about the end results.  How you get there is much less important, and in some cases even irrelevant.  I could replace my camera with another model, I could easily replace my post-processing tools with something else, but there is one thing in my toolkit that I just can’t live without.  […]

Review: HDR Darkroom 2

Posted: 14th November 2012 by ToadHollowPhoto in Review
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HDR photography is something that we love here at The Hollow.  It allows us to explore the world around us and share images that typically feature heritage architecture, and artifacts and items of historical value.  We’re constantly looking to take our imagery to that next level and are thrilled to have a chance to check […]

Review: 8 Ways To Accelerate Your Photography – Anne McKinnell

Posted: 24th October 2012 by ToadHollowPhoto in Review
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The world of photography is a complex maze to traverse.  So many options in both the hardware and software exist making it difficult to find your way in a busy space.  The latest eBook installment “8 Ways To Accelerate Your Photography” by Anne McKinnell sheds some light into 8 key corners that can help you […]

Review: Everimaging HDR Photo Pro

Posted: 19th July 2011 by ToadHollowPhoto in Review, The Toad's Musings
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We were recently contacted by Everimaging Ltd. to evaluate their HDR bracket merging and tone mapping software, HDR Photo Pro. HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography involves taking 3 or more bracket photographs at varying exposure offsets (EV) and merging them, using complex software algorithms to blend the frames. This is intended to create an image […]