Uwe Steinmueller
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Software & Computers
Uwe Steinmueller Mar 01, 2006 0 comments

When I began using raw converters in 2000 they were half-baked tools. As the software improved and more and more raw files were being shot, and the fact that some companies charged extra for their proprietary raw converter software, a cottage industry for third-party raw converters was created, such as Bibble and Qimage. By the end of 2002, Capture One from Phase One changed the...

Features
Uwe Steinmueller Dec 01, 2004 0 comments

One of the main benefits of using a digital camera is being able to evaluate an image right after exposure in the LCD on the back. However, being so small, most LCDs are not as critical as you might like for checking sharpness or even expressions. Some allow you to zoom in, making them more useful in that regard. For me, the main advantage of the LCD is checking the exposure. Just...

Uwe Steinmueller Jul 01, 2004 0 comments

The Nikon D2H has replaced the Nikon D1H; it has also been targeted against the competition camera Canon EOS-1D. The Nikon D2H is capable of 8 fps which matches the Canon EOS-1D in terms of frames per second. There is no other camera in this league on the...

Show Reports
Uwe Steinmueller Jun 01, 2004 0 comments

Like with all technology driven product segments, "bigger is better" now applies to the digicam marketplace. While 5- to 6-megapixel cameras dominated 2003, this year will be when 8-megapixel cameras battle for supremacy. While the pace of change in the industry has pushed megapixel...

Digital Darkroom
Uwe Steinmueller Mar 01, 2004 0 comments

While most digital photographers are familiar with JPEG and TIFF formats, the latest format to come down the pike for digital cameras, known as "raw," as it deals with the raw information right from the sensor, is something fairly new. Simply stated: to gain maximum image quality, you...

Uwe Steinmueller Jan 01, 2004 0 comments

With high-end 35mm digital SLRs currently sporting 11 to 14-megapixel resolution, some photographers ask the question: Is there still an advantage to medium format if you work only in digital?

The Hasselblad H1 answers that question. The H1 is both a film and a...

Digital Darkroom
Uwe Steinmueller Aug 01, 2003 0 comments

The Raw Deal

The most common image format use these days with digital cameras is the JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) format. The obvious limitation of JPEG is that it is most often used for its excellent but lossy compression format...