After That Adobe Price Increase, I’m So Happy I Switched to Capture One

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Photographers are clamoring and complaining about the Adobe price increase test, and Capture One has never looked sweeter.

Before I go on, I should mention that this isn’t a sponsored post. So, any accusations of that can go out the window with both our 10 year long policy and the fact that we clearly label everything that is sponsored. This isn’t my rubbing “I told you so” into your face either. This is my call to remind everyone that there is another option arguably better in every single way than Adobe. The way that I like to describe an Adobe relationship is to make it synonymous to an abusive relationship or a drug. You keep coming back for more and more. You know it’s bad. You know you can do better. But yet for some odd reason you decide you’re happier being comfortable. That comfort means sometimes you sustain but more of the time you just don’t grow.

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KONO! Films Now Come in Single Rolls

Heads up, film photographers! If you’re looking for some new and experimental films to try, KONO! has recently made their selection of films available for purchase in single rolls. This makes sampling their funky films easier on the pocket, especially if you’re more keen on variety than quantity for testing them out.

If you’re not yet familiar with KONO!, it’s an alternative film company that produces some wacky emulsions they call “Reanimated Films” — in some cases they’re special materials which weren’t originally intended for use in regular photography. Apart from their experimental black and white film called Rekorder 100 – 200 (above) and their Tungsten film called Kolorit 400 (which we absolutely loved), they also have a number of pre-exposed rolls like the Luft and Liebe 200 that add a quirky touch to your images. Lomography is also carrying another of their Tungsten film called Donau, which has the lowest film sensitivity for 35mm films currently in the market today at ISO 6.

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4 Killer PC-Based 2016 Macbook Pro Alternatives

Ok, so Apple pissed a lot of people off with their announcement of the 2016 Macbook Pro, be it the lack of a touch screen, the new keyboard, no SD card slot, or any non-thunderbolt3 ports. So it stands to reason that many of you are possibly taking another look at Windows based machines. Windows 10 has been getting raves reviews and Microsoft has really been stepping up their game overall, so today we have a listing for you of some killer 2016 Macbook Pro alternatives over in PC land.  Continue reading…

5 Alternative Film Emulsions Very Worth Trying

The biggest users of film these days are millennials and people younger than 30. Why? It’s a different experience from seeing an image pop up immediately or being able to send it off to all your friends right then and there in that moment. While the tried and true standards like Portra, Tri-X and Velvia are popular, they’re not always capable of giving you a look in a photo that digital can’t easily do with some tweaking. So instead, we’re rounding up a number of films that we strongly recommend you try out.

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