Reviews of photographic equipment and software

Occasionally I review stuff - cool software I've found or hardware I've bought. If you're a company that would like me to review your stuff - please get in touch via the Contact page.

MyShoeBox – Free and Unlimited Photo Storage – Sort Of

November 15th, 2012|

It makes for a good headline and when I saw a story about a new online photo storage service offering free and unlimited space, I was intrigued. Truth is while the space on MyShoeBox may well be unlimited, there are in fact quite rigorous limitations on the photos you can upload.

The free account on MyShoeBox limits long edge resolution to 1024pixels – I don’t even upload to Facebook at that resolution. Even the Pro account, which costs $5 a month, limits file sizes to 20Mb […]

SnapHeal – The Mac Photo Retoucher for the Rest of Us

November 13th, 2012|

Photoshop has always been the go-to tool for any kind of retouching and it’s not hard to see why. With advanced features like the Content Aware Fill, it can perform photographic magic, not just removing blemishes, but inventing whole potions of a photo out of the ether. There’s no two ways about it – it’s an incredible app – it’s also bloody expensive.

If all you want to do is remove blemishes from your photographs then it’s difficult to justify Photoshop’s hefty price-tag and that’s where an app like SnapHeal (currently only available on Mac) comes in. It doesn’t offer […]

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